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In the past week, floods ripped through Yellowstone, forcing the evacuation of the park and devastating communities in the northern areas of the Beartooth Mountains. As would be expected, when …
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Just say ‘No’ to loyalty oaths Park County voters who are following local and statewide elections should be acutely aware that nearly all of the primary candidates are registered as Republicans. In a state where the Grand Old …
Kids these days with their businesses Over the past few years, the Powell Tribune has covered a few teen entrepreneurs. Every community has kids who excel at sports, science, or academics, but Powell has an unusual amount of kids running …
It’s time to practice the ‘Golden Rule’ Kim Kardashian has nothing left to hide. Apparently, the social media diva has plenty to fear. For starters, she’s afraid of guns.  “The current laws in our country around gun …
The correlation between inflation and a lack of accountability Everytime we go grocery shopping, fill up our cars, or buy new appliances, we all feel it. Inflation is up 8.5% over last year, the highest rate in over 40 years. Many analysts, including …
It’s time to fix American politics with bipartisan cooperation With all the vitriol bantered about these days between extremists from both major political parties, “bipartisanship” has become a sign of weakness to some politicians, pundits and …
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Paradise lost? Weeping for Yellowstone from afar Please let me join the legion of Yellowstone disciples to chime in on what has happened there. This brokenhearted old man must purge if he’s to recover emotionally. I wonder if it’s …
Coffee cup verses Growing up in church all my life, I heard certain scripture verses regularly.  These are scriptures that some of you would also find familiar. You know the ones we often quote, read at …
Summer sports heating up Summer activities continue to chug along in Powell and across the nation as the hockey season capped off with its champions being crowned Sunday night. The Colorado Avalanche put an end to the …
Sometimes men aren’t real bright, but they can be taught Men and women are different — and I’m not merely referring to the fact that men have more nose hairs, though they do, and upon aging, if not kept shorn, grow into caterpillars that wave …
It’s time for a revival! The world today seems to be in commotion. News is filled with accounts of war, political unrest, natural disasters and incomprehensible acts of violence.   Sadly, many of today’s issues …
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Letters to the Editor
Voting pledges violate a legislator’s duty
Dear Editor: Legislators are bound to represent their constituents. They cannot be bound by a voting pledge defined by third …
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You don’t represent everyone
Dear Editor: I am tired of hearing that an elected official is elected to represent all constituents. That is a lie. Tell me, how …
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National park entrance restrictions unnecessary
Dear Editor: Someone asked me what restricted park entry system would work best? First, there is no evidence provided by the Park …
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GOP legislators send message to Barrasso, Lummis
To Wyoming Sens. John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis: It is being reported by various media outlets that you are supportive of the …
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False claims made about me
Dear Editor: In a recent letter to the editor, Ms. Astrid Northrup made false claims about me and one of America’s most …
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