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The Powell Valley Hospital board and CEO search committee are taking their time with finding a new hospital leader. In my view, as someone who has made good and bad hires during my career, … more
Even as someone who eagerly speeds up to 45 mph just as soon as I pass the sign as I leave work for the day to head to my home near Ralston, I hope the Wyoming Department of Transportation errs on … more
For me, not much beats the feeling of looking down from a little plane window to see the recognizable, snaking blue of the South Fork of the Shoshone River. Flying into Cody yesterday, a day late … more
Northwest College is quite the local asset. That may seem obvious to many locals, but as someone who until last summer spent most of my days in Cody, it’s a truth that many in the county … more
The most recent spat of below-zero temps, snow and wind, led to some horrific road conditions around the state and led to a pair of tragedies for our region. On Feb. 24, Shannah and Wendy Nelson died … more
Late last year the Park County Commissioners got that rich uncle’s will moment. All of a sudden, they learned they would be receiving $12 million in two installments as part of another round of … more
If the groups now fighting attempt to re-delist Yellowstone area grizzly bears need proof that their concerns state management will lead to a severe drop in population below recovery levels are not … more
At risk of sounding like a broken record: Our school district, admins, teachers and students, are worthy of praise. Recently, graduation rates were released for Wyoming school districts and … more
The Park County commissioners are listening to their constituents. On Tuesday, even after the mention of a lawsuit being likely if they upheld denial, commissioners unanimously upheld by planning … more
In 2018 the Park County School District 6 board in Cody revised its book policy after a couple of library books were challenged. In that initial period, one was removed from the library and one was … more
That could have been a lot worse. A Northwest College men’s basketball game against Casper College on Jan. 21 ended with a scuffle that, if not for the leadership of most of the coaches … more
We’ve had a nice influx of letters to the editor recently, many regarding the state legislature. It’s great to see, as it drives home a core function of a newspaper, to be a community … more
Here we go again. Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen has advised Congress and the president that the debt ceiling —the amount of debt that the U.S. is authorized to take on — … more
As the 2023 General Session of Wyoming’s State Legislature begins its work in Cheyenne, civility looks to be on the ascent.  At the end of the session’s opening day, after Gov. … more
Last week, two local residents went to the Park County Commissioners with a proposal to build a facility to store three months worth of food for all roughly 30,000 county residents that could feed … more
The last time the University of Wyoming played in the Arizona Bowl football game the Cowboys won 38-17 over Georgia State, and the UW following ran the hosts out of beer.  That was 2019. … more
There are some people whose stories stick with you. As I was writing this last week, as another year came to a close, I thought about some of the more memorable moments in the last year as a … more
Thank a first responder. Thank the snowplow drivers for clearing the Powell highway last week after the historically bad cold and blizzard conditions. I was able to see personally the awful … more
Inflation eats away at everyone’s income.  The national news reminds us constantly of insidiously high inflation rates — at 40-year highs hovering around 8%.  The picture in … more
Crossover voting did indeed have an impact in the 2022 primary election in Park County. According to Park County Elections, 9.5% of Republicans who voted in the primary had changed their affiliation … more
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