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Between classes, schoolwork, sports and other extracurricular activities, kids can find themselves torn in all different directions. Add in the social and societal constructs of being a kid or young adult, such as finding one’s circle of friends … more
As America’s immigration policies have come under intense debate, criticism and scrutiny in recent weeks, the Bible has been part of the nationwide discussion. While speaking about the … more
Like a kid on Christmas Eve, Mother Nature couldn’t wait to unwrap her winter weather over the weekend, dropping enough snow across the state to cause road closures from Laramie all the way … more
As hunters continue working to fill their freezers for the winter, Wyoming Game and Fish is asking for help in keeping herds around the Big Horn Basin healthy for generations to come. The culprit … more
Many local residents made their support for recycling clear in recent weeks, and thankfully, the Park County Commission took notice. After commissioners’ initial 3-2 decision to halve … more
In races across the state last year, government transparency was one of the hot topics. Candidates for Wyoming’s statewide offices generally pledged to voters that they would make spending … more
For decades, Wyoming has enjoyed a dual identity as the Equality State and the Cowboy State. Like many Wyomingites, we take pride in those nicknames and believe the two identities can co-exist, as … more
Whether we choose to admit it, gun violence has affected our community. While Wyoming has a different attitude toward guns and gun ownership than much of the nation, that Park County school districts have been voting on whether to arm their teachers … more
When it comes to how to best manage Wyoming’s wildlife, the range of opinions could span across our wide open state. Grizzly bears and wolves often dominate the public spotlight, as management of these predators has been wrought with controversy … more
Critical access hospitals are having a very hard time right now. These hospitals often serve rural populations with valuable medical services where there aren’t the volumes needed to be … more
Summer has come and gone, and the planned Clocktower Inn is now several months behind schedule. That’s largely due to problems the developer is having with securing all the funding for the … more
For all the proclamations about the death of newspapers, we believe they continue to play a critical role in communities across the state of Wyoming, remaining an essential source of … more
But there appears to be one thing everyone agrees on: Park County School District No. 1 is at the head of the class. “It’s pretty much known statewide that Powell’s school district is doing some amazing things with computer science,” Sen. … more
The official filing period for partisan positions such as those in the county government or the Legislature, and also for the city council, opens next month. It runs from May 17 to June 1. Folks can still run with a third-party or as an independent … more
For 100 years, The American Legion has offered assistance to all of our country’s veterans — from World War I to the Vietnam War to the War on Terror. But, until last month, certain … more
Last weekend’s Heart Mountain Pilgrimage served as a reminder that the United States has come a long way when it comes to racial issues — but that we still have a long way to go. On … more
With another election just completed a little more than a week ago, discussion about politics and government in America and in Powell is still going strong — and aside from increased division … more
This year will be a challenging session as our Legislature wrestles with an uncertain budget and looming program cuts and reductions. The emphasis will most likely be workforce and economic development and education. That’s where you come in. … more
It’s possible that a Montana judge correctly interpreted the law and past court decisions when he reversed federal wildlife managers and restored Endangered Species Act protections for the … more
Agriculture’s roots run deep here. From early homesteaders who first tilled this soil to the longtime farmers who’ve helped sustain our economy for decades, Powell always has been an … more
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