IN OUR OPINION
Editorial:

Cutting the county budget requires digging into the details

If you compiled a list of the most common gripes about the Park County Commission, one might be the complaint that it’s “just” a part-time job. But the position goes well beyond …
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Investment in early education a wise one Just a couple of weeks into the new year, it’s easy to get discouraged by the deluge of bad news from Washington, Iran, Australia and elsewhere. But many positive things continue to happen, …
Affiliation with Billings Clinic a positive step The announcement this week that Billings Clinic and Powell Valley Healthcare have signed an affiliation agreement was great news on a number of levels. As the two healthcare providers have said of …
Congress should end government shutdowns The holiday season is a special time of year, when we celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, the New Year, Festivus and, apparently, the approval of a massive spending package in …
In appreciation of those working on Christmas For many serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, Christmas Day won’t just be spent working — it also will be spent thousands of miles away from their families.
Helping the hungry at the holidays — and throughout the year When Christmas celebrations feature copious amounts of food — from sweets filling breakroom tables to family dinners that leave everyone stuffed — hunger can be the last thing on our …
Columns
Museums, history and doom Those who forget the past are doomed to repeat it.” It’s a great phrase and came to mind because I’ve talked to too many people who’ve never been inside our local …
For glimpse of Wyoming’s future, look at Arizona This is a story about Wyoming’s near future, though it takes place in Arizona. Entering Page, Arizona, the plan was to ask one question of 10 people: “With the closing of the …
‘Who is this Jimmy guy?’ I was actually running in the Boston Marathon! If someone would have told me five years ago I would run a marathon, let alone qualify for Boston, I would not have believed them. But here I was! As …
In the rearview mirror About now, most of us are wondering why we told anyone our New Year’s resolutions — that we were gonna lose weight, quit smoking, be nicer, keep the laundry done, stop eating sugar, take …
2020 brings big decisions in Wyoming politics With the dawn of a new year, we naturally look to the future and express our hopes and expectations for the coming year. Now is a good time to do the same for Wyoming politics, as our state’s …
Letters to the Editor
The rich get richer and the poor starve
Dear Editor: President Trump has a plan to kick 3 million people off food stamps. Trump and his enablers continue to shaft the …
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Wyoming should oppose ICE facility in Uinta County
Dear Editor: As of now, our Wyoming legislators have approved the construction of an ICE detention center in Uinta County. It is …
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Read my lips: No new taxes
Dear Editor: Interesting that on the editorial page 12-5-19 was a guest opinion on “Heeding the Revenue Warnings in Governor …
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Uranium waste would be bad for Wyoming
Dear Editor: The calls came from New England, Arizona and Colorado. Besides Wyoming, these are places I have relatives and friends. …
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Wake up, baby boomers!
Dear Editor: Make no mistake, the state of Wyoming is experiencing an epic crisis of magnificent proportion that must end. We …
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