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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
While the federal government shutdown drags on, the state government is rolling onward as the Wyoming Legislature convenes today (Tuesday). As the 2019 General Session continues over the next two … more
Northwest College has faced plenty of challenges over the past few years. Budget cuts, declining enrollment, the elimination of programs and the future of the campus’ largest residential hall … more
Congress’ latest game of chicken — this time over whether to build a new wall at the country’s southern border — resulted in yet another government shutdown last week. more
On an ordinary day in 1949, a young woman named Sally Montoya started volunteering with the Christmas Basket program in Powell. It was a simple act of kindness as the 19-year-old sought to help … more
The holidays are upon us — a time to gather with friends and loved ones and celebrate the things we are grateful for. For many of us, it’s a time to set aside work, school and other … more
After the recent expulsion of dogs from the property and playgrounds of Park County School District No. 1, the Powell City Council might soon provide dogs — and their human companions — a … more
We’re pleased to see Wyoming lawmakers taking a preliminary step toward strengthening the state’s public records act. Late last month, the Legislature’s Joint Corporations, … more
Be glad you’re reading about the flu in 2018 and not in 1918. One hundred years ago, the news was grim as the 1918 influenza pandemic spread across the globe, claiming more lives than World … more
Piloting a TBM Avenger in August of 1944 in the area of the Bonin Islands, following a successful bombing run on Japanese installations on Chichijima, Naval aviator George Herbert Walker Bush and his … more
With Christmas less than one month away, it seems that the holiday season has already kicked into high gear. Christmas lights are up all over town, Santa Claus has already visited Powell, Country … more
Wyoming generally prides itself on being a business-friendly place, where entrepreneurs don’t have to worry about getting bogged down in government red tape as they pursue the American … more
As hordes of shoppers flock to Black Friday deals across the country, those dollars may help a CEO in New York City buy a vacation home or take an extended trip to an exotic location. But what … 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
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
If there’s one thing about last week’s election that we all can agree on, it may be the feeling of relief that it’s over. Although the results won’t be officially certified … more
Election Day dominated much of the limelight this week, but our country will soon observe another important date. Sunday is Veterans Day, when we recognize those who have served in America’s … more
When a pair of dog lovers approached the City of Powell last spring with a proposal for a dog park within our city limits, the idea was met with vehement opposition from residents whose property … more
It has been said that when couples view each other with contempt, their relationship is likely to fail. In the past, Americans knew how to disagree on political issues without viewing each other with … more
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
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