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The free market will solve the Big Tech problem

The protests in Washington, D.C., in which a group of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building and forced it to be evacuated, were disturbing to say the least. As these events unfolded, …
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Stand for principles, not your party Following a series of unthinkable events in 2020, the new year brought yet another terrible day for our country. On Wednesday,  as lawmakers convened to certify the Electoral College votes for …
Is this America? Our Opinion Page was ready for the pressroom Wednesday when some of the worst of the past year played out before our eyes on national television from our nation’s capital. In a disgraceful, …
There are reasons to be optimistic about 2021 The approach of the new year comes with a strange mixture of trepidation and relief.
Congress should remember that every bill comes due After weeks of intense negotiations and delay, Congress passed a new $900 billion COVID-19 stimulus package and a $1.4 trillion spending bill last week.
Close out holidays with peace and grace After a year that could most kindly be called a rollercoaster, we can see the end in sight. Not only of the calendar year, but with vaccines being shipped to healthcare facilities around the world, …
Columns
Marital advice and other fibs On Gar and I’s anniversary, a friend inquired whether we would ever be interested in giving marital advice to those fresh off the stage of their wedding reception. I thought he was joking, but …
The one ring and the necessity of separating powers One of my favorite books is J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. I recently watched the movie adaptation again, which also happens to be one of my favorite movies. Of course, there are no …
Faith should inform politics For reasons too lengthy for this page, many folks have come to think of politics and religion as having a wall of separation between them. Like peas and potatoes (if you’re of my mind), we …
Muskrat Love? Some days are better than others. I was having a bad one when I remembered a friend telling me about some suspicious critters in the Garland Canal. As I pulled into a nearby gravel lot, a flock …
Trap reform recommendations derailed by lawmakers Just days after the Dec. 8 Wyoming’s Joint Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resource (TRW) committee meeting, Sen. Ogden Driskill posted the following note on Facebook: “I have …
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Letters to the Editor
We must distinguish truth from falsehood
Dear Editor: The last few months have strained America’s constitutional democracy, which Bill Moyers described as “our …
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A thank you to Congresswoman Cheney
Dear Editor: I want to thank Liz Cheney for her integrity. She has clearly demonstrated that she puts the Constitution of the …
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Impeachment and Article 25 — seriously???
Dear Congresswoman Cheney: Your announcement of upvote for impeachment of President Trump is, at least, disappointing. Your …
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Mona Phay
On Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, Mona Emery Allen Whitlock Phay, loving wife, mother and grandmother went to be with God in Heaven at the …
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Lummis should be one term failure
Dear citizens of Wyoming: One would hope politicians get themselves elected so they can serve citizens and support the Constitution …
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