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It’s always good to have friends willing to lend a hand during tough times and that is essentially the role of Wyoming’s long-term care ombudsman. The ombudsman serves as an advocate for … more
We’ve never been through such times as we are in today. Who could have predicted a year ago that a super contagious virus would spread across the globe in a matter of months and result in a … more
Look at that, I made it to the front. At least, “the front” is what the main newsroom is referred to as by the mail room.  I’ve been working on the Tribune’s mail … more
As vaccine-laden trucks roll across the United States, it is impossible to miss the vital role that scientific research has played in the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The tiny vials of … more
On Wednesday, we had a new president inaugurated, and with that comes varying emotions depending on which side of the political spectrum you happen to be on — and if you are reading this, my … more
College enrollment numbers, whether a two-year community college or a four-year institution, are significantly down across the United States. NWC is no exception. Competition for students has … more
On Gar and I’s anniversary, a friend inquired whether we would ever be interested in giving marital advice to those fresh off the stage of their wedding reception. I thought he was joking, but … more
One of my favorite books is J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. I recently watched the movie adaptation again, which also happens to be one of my favorite movies. Of course, there are no … more
For reasons too lengthy for this page, many folks have come to think of politics and religion as having a wall of separation between them. Like peas and potatoes (if you’re of my mind), we … more
Some days are better than others. I was having a bad one when I remembered a friend telling me about some suspicious critters in the Garland Canal. As I pulled into a nearby gravel lot, a flock … more
Just days after the Dec. 8 Wyoming’s Joint Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resource (TRW) committee meeting, Sen. Ogden Driskill posted the following note on Facebook: “I have … more
You’ve heard the good news: The county commissioners signed off on the Powell Library architect search and hire process. The long trek toward the day when we will see the county-owned facility … more
When I realized it was my turn to write the Perspectives article for the Powell Tribune, as the United Methodist Pastor appointed to serve the communities of Lovell and Powell; I thought to myself, … more
Months ago, the club formerly known as the Washington Redskins made headlines when the organization announced it would be known as the Washington Football Team, scrapping the politically incorrect nickname. more
At this point in the year it would be, well, “cliche” to say anything about 2020. more
Gina Carano, star of the Star Wars spinoff The Mandalorian, got herself into some hot water recently when she refused to put her pronouns on her Twitter profile more
Two weeks ago, I began my annual Christmas music marathon — an attempt to listen to all the Christmas music in my library during the last two weeks before Christmas. One of the first things I … more
Things I once thought Wyoming Republicans believed in: states rights; rule of law; and the U.S. Constitution. But here we are. Most of Park County delegation to the state legislature — Tim … more
I picked up a line from one of my fellow shepherds that often helps me keep things in perspective: “I have seen a big deal and this ain’t it.” This is true in reference to so … more
We’re winding down a stressful year and Gar would know; he’s had 12 months in a long accumulation of months, with you know who. Christmas is first and foremost when we celebrate our … more
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