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Due to circumstances in my teen years, I had to go to a community college before transferring to a university. While it wasn’t my first choice, today I consider myself fortunate. More high … more
Do we have systematic racism in law enforcement, or by national, state and local governments? No, the objective data does not support that assertion. Do we have racism and isolated incidents of … more
I’d like to start by offering a sincere congratulations to every graduate in the Powell High School Class of 2020. Each of us has overcome so many obstacles to be here today. Our hard work and … more
Hello parents, family, friends, and of course my fellow classmates. This is Nicolas Fulton, your salutatorian speaking thanks to the wonders of modern technology. I’ve been thinking a lot about … more
The estimates look staggering. Two-thirds of the people over 65 years of age and three-fourths of those over 75 who have ever lived in all of time are alive, right now, this moment, today. But … more
I think most of us would agree that we are living in interesting times. I have seen a great deal in my short sojourn here, but I never thought I would see my nation in the state it’s in now. … more
Like many of us watching national events unfold this past week, starting with the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, followed by protests in every state of the union, as well as many other parts … more
Our national parks are an important source of pride for our country. But they are in the midst of a rising crisis that has been building over many years. Simply put, they are falling apart. They are … more
Like most of you probably feel, I struggle these days to find the energy to turn on the news. I have watched over the last three months as the world has battled this pandemic — and I realize … more
Like a lot of things delayed because of this Pandemic, Yellowstone National Park, the oldest of all our national parks, didn’t open on its normal opening time frame as in years past! We all … more
Most of us can honestly say that we have never seen times like these. These are extremely difficult times that we are living in. It is hard to see the anarchy that is happening in our nation right … more
The death toll of the coronavirus pandemic has passed 100,000 here in the land of the free. That’s a lot of people. To put it into Wyoming perspective, it would mean wiping out four of the … more
What do coach Craig Bohl, Jay Novacek and Bob Devaney have in common? All three are human bridges between the state of Nebraska and the University of Wyoming football program. There are many … more
Many of us are looking for ways to stay fit with friends while keeping distance from one another. Wyoming is the perfect place for three-season hiking fitness that is conducive to group social … more
Courage is often thought of as a heroic act. We read stories of heroes facing impossible odds and fearlessly marching through to success. We admire these heroes and wonder how they were brave enough … more
Wouldn’t it be great if there were such a thing as a “tricorder” — you know, that instrument that Bones used to wave over his patients on the old TV series Star Trek to … more
This May marks my fifth anniversary of walking first irrigation water down this land. Today is the first year I’ve truly heard the spring call of a pair of sandhill cranes. I remember being … more
To our community, I first want to extend my sincere gratitude for everyone’s support and understanding as Powell Valley Healthcare has made several changes to our operations during this … more
As I’m writing this, I find myself in a camper on the edge of Yellowstone. We decided to head out and see some of the unique and yet familiar sites of Yellowstone before it’s fully opened … more
This year has been different for everyone, including those hoping for their first chance into the wilds of Yellowstone. For the first year in memory, the park was completely closed to traffic at all … more
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