IN OUR OPINION

Let’s have a nice, clean campaign season

Thursday begins the filing period for the primary election season. While obviously this paper has done stories on a number of candidates already declared to run, from state House and …
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Former Gov. Mike Sullivan once called Wyoming “a small town with unusually long streets.” While that in one sense greatly oversimplifies an incredibly diverse state, from mountain …
At the Powell Tribune we’re proud of producing a paper that not only has relevant, interesting stories, exciting pictures and useful advertising, but one that displays all of this information …
Three years ago an Amish community started taking shape south of Powell. As it’s grown, Powell residents have had more chances to see horse drawn carriages going down the road — …
When my family first moved to Cody in 2017, we made the most out of being close to Yellowstone, cruising the park and discovering the beauty of the North Fork. We also ran into all the tourist …
As I was working on a story for our upcoming home improvement special section I happened to chat with a young woman only recently graduated from Northwest College. She was showing off how her …
Columns
Embarrassment is just the gift that keeps on giving these days.  Which I guess I am OK with, it’s good for everyone’s character development to experience such things every now …
In Wyoming, we have always relied on access to America’s public lands for our way of life and our livelihood. It is essential for energy and mineral development, ranching and agriculture, …
It’s no secret that our nation has experienced plummeting levels of trust over the past several years. It’s not difficult to see the reason: In every area there have been scandals and …
One headline in the Salt Lake Tribune has stirred up the agricultural community across the West. It proclaims that hamburgers and cows are the culprits behind the droughts, and by eating …
The East Gate is open. Mark Davis has posted his annual, always-refreshing ‘first day’ story and photos. Both are unmistakable signs the Tourons have returned. Each year folks outdo …
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Letters to the Editor
Politicians need to ground arguments in facts
Dear editor: There has always been a theatrical component to the arena of politics. However, after reading the most recent editorial by Cody Rep. Rachel Rodriguez-Williams (“Abortion is a …
Difference between facts and opinions
Dear editor: I attended the video “Suppressed and Sabotaged: The Fight to Vote” on Thursday, May 9 held at Northwest College that was put out by BraveNewFilms.org. The video …
Commissioners correct on hand counting
Dear editor: In his letter published May 2, Larry French purports to speak for all of us when he says that the “county commissioners have repeatedly voted to stop the Park County people …
Wyoming Rising wrong about French, Rodriguez-Williams
Dear editor: We have received two postcards now from an organization, called Wyoming Rising, claiming that two Park County representatives, Rep. Rachel Rodriguez Williams (R-Cody) and Sen. Tim …
States are correct in methane stance
Dear editor: Having family in Powell, I read The Powell Tribune article: “U.S. states sue over rule curbing oil and gas methane waste” (May 2 issue). While I favor clean air as …