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Ask someone for their thoughts about the upcoming midterm election, and you might hear something about making America great or, conversely, about wanting to create a “blue wave.” To … more
But you can find people from Uganda, China, Pakistan and Turkmenistan all living here. Our small town is home to students from each of those countries, and more than a dozen others. They’ve traveled thousands of miles to study at Northwest … more
During a Friday appearance on KODI-AM’s Speak Your Piece, Republican gubernatorial candidate Taylor Haynes insisted to local listeners that recent questions about his Wyoming residency were … more
“There is always, always, always something to be thankful for.” The above quote is a bit of a mystery, in that it is hard to find the original author. Punch the words into a search … more
As the state’s only four-year university, the University of Wyoming holds a special place in the hearts of many. It’s hard to find a person in this state who doesn’t have a … more
Voters’ motivations are often complicated and personal, so it tends to be anyone’s guess as to what exactly propels one candidate over another in a given election. Former state Sen. … more
It was an especially exciting week to be a Panther fan. Before the start of the state basketball tournament in Casper, the Powell High School cheerleaders won the state championship in the Game Day … more
Mayor John Wetzel is seeking to serve two more years in the post, to finish out the term of the late Mayor Don Hillman; a longtime councilman, Wetzel was appointed to the position last year after Hillman’s death. In Ward 2, Scott Mangold is … more
These are the words inscribed on the Statue of Liberty, which has stood since 1886 as a beacon of hope for immigrants coming to America. In light of recent decisions barring hundreds of thousands of immigrants and the president’s vulgar … more
What excites many voters about the end of the primary election is that, starting Wednesday, they could flip on their TV, computer or radio and open their mailbox or newspaper without running into … more
“Don’t be afraid of fear. Because it sharpens you, it challenges you, it makes you stronger; and when you run away from fear, you also run away from the opportunity to be your best … more
Never again.  Since the opening of the Heart Mountain Interpretive Center in 2011, those two words have become the unofficial rallying cry of the center’s annual Pilgrimage, an event of … more
In recent weeks, Blackwater founder Erik Prince and billionaire investor Foster Friess indicated they may run against Sen. John Barrasso in next year’s Republican primary. Prince and Friess reportedly have a mutual backer: Steve Bannon, former … more
Last week, Park County School District No. 1 leaders and Powell police announced that multiple students had been involved in discussing some kind of threat against Powell Middle School. With a continuing investigation and the matter involving … more
That’s why we’re baffled that U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney recently employed a top-down approach in introducing a bill that would change the management of 14,700 acres of federally owned land in Park County. Cheney’s bill, H.R. 4697, would protect … more
Details of the hunting season have been modified a bit since Wyoming first announced a hunt was in the works, with up to 22 bears that could potentially be harvested this fall. The total harvest could be well below that figure. The 22-bear quota … more
If you ask a Powell resident why they choose to live here, there’s a great chance they’ll mention the friendly folks. Time and again, the Powell community has proven itself to be … more
The State of Wyoming continues to promote hunting as a family activity, and it seems to be working. The number of women buying hunting licenses continues to increase every year, up 32 percent since 2008. Last year, Game and Fish sold 14,770 resident … more
With the recent hire of Ben McArthur as its interim men’s soccer coach, Northwest College has taken the first step in a proactive approach to resolving its issues with heavy coaching … more
The internet has opened up the opportunity for anyone, anywhere to share their opinion about anything. In many ways, that’s been a good thing. The internet and other technologies have made … more
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