IN OUR OPINION
Editorial:

We need to support agriculture

You know something’s wrong when you live in a state with more cattle than people and you can’t find Wyoming beef in local restaurants and grocery stores. The reason most of us …
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Fight a common foe and get a flu shot In a normal year, the arrival of flu season would mean we hear about taking extra precautions as influenza starts spreading. But in the not-at-all-normal year of 2020, we’ve taken the most …
Renewable energy can’t suspend the laws of physics During the heat waves this summer, Californians found themselves roasting in the dark when rolling blackouts left hundreds of thousands of residents without power.  While the causes continue …
The election is important, but it’s not everything In the run-up to each presidential election, the politicians and pundits warn us that our country is teetering on a precipice, with the fate of the world resting on which of two candidates we choose. …
Wyoming senators should hold true to 2016 statements Along with Americans around the country, we mourn the loss of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to ever serve in the nation’s top court. As Chief Justice John …
Sensationalizing research findings undermines rational thinking Recently, a research paper concluded that the motorcycle rally in Sturgis, South Dakota, in August, caused the spread of 260,000 new cases of coronavirus. Deeming the rally a “super …
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Make sure you vote In this especially contentious election year, there is one thing on which we should all agree. Voting has never been more important than it is today. Whether you believe things have got to change …
Cowboy State’s Outback took a beating this summer Wyoming’s gigantic backyard — its national forests and wilderness areas — took a mighty beating this summer as Americans tried to escape from urban areas and get away from the …
Dispelling myths about breast cancer October is breast cancer awareness month, a time when we try to bring attention to the facts about breast cancer. It is also a time to try to dispel myths and inaccurate thoughts / beliefs about …
Round two with a broken wrist Consider this round two of me whining about my broken wrist. It’s a massive inconvenience and I find myself avoiding public places due to everyone asking me what I did. What “I” …
We are only as strong as our weakest link The election is only a month away, so it’s time to put in my 2 cents worth concerning how people should vote. If you have been reading these columns for any length of time, you are no doubt …
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Letters to the Editor
Facts about the lodging tax
To the Editor: I think your readers and the voters in Park County would appreciate knowing the facts about the new statewide …
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Proposed slaughterhouse would bring noise and mess
Dear Editor: Just wanted to let the south side of town know that they are trying to put a slaughterhouse in over by Keele …
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Management of trapping a necessity
Dear Editor: Hunting, fishing, and trapping are accepted activities—sports, if you will—in Wyoming. That fact was, is, …
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What is being done about lawmaker’s mistreatment of women?
Dear Editor: I have become more and more perplexed, the older I become, in the role women should assume when they encounter …
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Ben-David can offer more than lip service to bold ideas
Dear Editor: Like hundreds of other students, I was privileged to first get to know Merav Ben-David while a student at the …
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