IN OUR OPINION
Editorial:

Grizzly delisting isn’t just about a trophy hunt

Over the years, the State of Wyoming has spent a lot of time and resources helping the grizzly population recover and fighting for the ability to manage the bears. The fight is continuing as Gov. …
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The fog of waste Trying to calculate just what the 20-year war in Afghanistan cost taxpayers runs into a number of obstacles. For one, it’s impossible to place a dollar figure on the number of lives lost …
Biden’s vaccine mandate is the wrong approach By this point, it seems like COVID-19 should have faded into the annals of history. When vaccines began rolling out late last year, it felt like the end of the pandemic was at hand. But here we are, …
Wyoming heroes in post-9/11 wars For many of us, the memories of Sept. 11, 2001, remain vivid. We remember when we first heard that a plane crashed into the World Trade Center, then the moment another plane struck the second tower. …
Film subsidies are not likely to pay off Wyoming lawmakers in the next legislative session will consider a proposal to provide subsidies to the film industry. This would reinstate a program that the Wyoming Legislature passed in 2007 and …
With more kids on the road, remember to drive safely As the school year starts up, everything seems to speed up a little bit. There’s not only the usual hustle and bustle to work, but also children and parents heading to and from classes, trying …
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Give me liberty or … I would guess that just about any American with some education about our nation’s history can complete that directive voiced by a member of Virginia’s House of Burgesses (that’s …
Don’t let crowds stop you from visiting Yellowstone In Yellowstone, the voice of authority is a young gal with a bullhorn telling people to move along. We ran into them on three occasions during our 11-hour drive through the park Friday. The first …
Stressed out? Take a regular dose of prayer It’s no secret that large numbers of Americans have been afflicted with significant levels of anxiety over the last decade. Though we’ve known this for some time, the problem …
I’m understanding a few things better I’m understanding a few things better as time goes by. It takes longer for me because I’m a little hardheaded. If we surveyed my kids, they’d say, “A little?!” …
Wyoming airmen help deliver refugee’s baby The symbol of our country is a woman — a mother who would sacrifice anything for the sake of her children. This is no accident. Through a stroke of good timing and determination, two airmen …
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Letters to the Editor
Fair board member offers apology
Dear Editor: I am writing this letter at the request of a young man’s parents. While attending a monthly fair board …
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Thoughts on the 20th anniversary of 9/11
Dear Editor: Thank you for the Sept. 9 article on the 9/11 anniversary event and especially for those who made the move from the …
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The power of choice is more important than you think
Dear Editor: In the Sept. 16 issue of the Powell Tribune, Diane Martin seems to make an indictment of the care that her mother gets …
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Vaccinations should not be a political football
Dear Editor: Apparently I’ve learned history in another universe. I was taught smallpox vaccination helps prevent deaths. I …
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As Constitution Week approaches, study the founding documents
Dear Editor: The U.S. Constitution is the oldest constitution still in active use in the world today and is the basic document of …
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