IN OUR OPINION
Editorial:

Take the time to know your candidates

For all but the most hard-core political junkies, combing over a ballot can be a daunting task. In next month’s primary election, for instance, Republican voters will need to choose between …
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Agricultural heritage remains at the heart of our county fair Like most parts of life in 2020, this week’s Park County Fair looks quite different. Gone are the spinning carnival rides, smashing derby cars and crowds milling about on the midway. But …
The divisiveness of cancel culture helps no one Ever since George Floyd died in May when a Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes, the Black Lives Matter movement and the injustices it seeks to rectify have been …
Our community colleges can’t be an afterthought As Wyoming finds itself hit with both an economy-disrupting pandemic and a plummeting market for minerals, there’s no avoiding the fact that we’re all in for a rough ride. The …
As businesses adapt, maintain local support When local businesses shut down this spring, many of us hoped life would get back to normal by summertime. Yet the Fourth of July weekend saw 53 active cases of COVID-19 in Park County, the highest …
Let states have more power to regulate meat processing What is it they say about roads paved with good intentions?  For about 50 years now, most of the meat we buy and sell in America is regulated by the federal government. You can slaughter any …
Columns
Wilford Brimley, a ‘feller’ to remember Wilford Brimley had a lot of stories to tell. I’m glad he shared several of them with Powell Tribune readers. Brimley, a veteran character actor, died Saturday in Utah, at the age of 85. He …
Be careful how you vote in the primaries The primary election is just weeks away and even though this campaign season seems more subdued than those in past years, it is no less important. As we all know, the primary election in Wyoming …
Actor Wilford Brimley represented Wyoming well In 1988 I watched as the grizzled ex-Marine Wilford Brimley approached the microphone at the One-Shot Antelope Hunt in Lander. He was one of the shooters that year and had entertained everyone with …
Looking for Heather Get on your bike,” they said. “It’ll improve your health,” they said. I’m not new to cycling. I used to race mountain bikes and have done some long distance road …
I wasn’t born this way I’ve been quite irregular as of late, due to a column roughage deficiency. My writing has been so infrequent, I feel I should introduce myself, pending the blessings of my Tribune superiors, …
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Letters to the Editor
Changes could improve Wyoming’s electoral system
Dear Editor: The Wyoming League of Women Voters (LWV) sent the following letter to our Secretary of State on July 27. The LWV …
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Gun rights group’s opposition to GOP lawmakers surprising
Dear Editor: No doubt, we’re living in some strange times. Something I never expected to see, a story in your July 28 …
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Hillberry saw the many benefits of the Powell Senior Center
Dear Editor In regards to the article published in the July 23 Powell Tribune, sharing of the passing of Jim Hillberry, it brought …
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Ludwig will support suicide prevention efforts in Senate
Dear Editor: I am a born and raised Wyomingite who wants nothing more than to see our state be successful and safe for all …
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Letter writer was unfair to women
Dear Editor: I read John Bynum’s letter to the editor. What I can’t understand is why he came down so hard on women. …
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