IN OUR OPINION
Editorial:

‘Follow the science’ undermines trust in science

Throughout the pandemic, “follow the science” was chanted as a means to encourage people to follow government health orders.  Science can be an excellent tool of discovery. …
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Bag your trash Trash, by nature, is a messy business. But when the winds pick up, things can get a little too messy at the Park County Regional Landfill in Cody. With the facility unfortunately built within …
It is bear season again, be alert The first bear was spotted out of hibernation in Yellowstone National Park about two weeks ago. That means the bear season has begun and residents need to shake off their own sleepiness about living …
Civics education should be historically accurate The Wyoming House Education Committee last week shot down a bill that was aimed at an education system the sponsor sees as “very much tiling more towards a liberal view.” Opponents’ …
NWC right to focus on transformation It has been tough to see budget cuts and changing demographics buffet Northwest College in recent years. While many state agencies have been trimming what might be described as “fat” …
This isn’t your grandfather’s farm A life in agriculture is many things: hard, rewarding, tough on a family, the best way (many believe) to raise kids and difficult to pass along to the next generation. The last factor is in part …
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A crazy night chiseled in memory It was during Easter Sunday morning service when I traveled back to a disturbing event nearly 40 years ago. I was in an old pickup truck but couldn’t make out who the driver was or why we were …
A leap of faith in the midst of chaos For countless leaders the world over, the time that passed between March 2020 and May 2021 will be remembered as frustrating, exhausting and complicated. For 40 lucky Wyomingites, however, the past …
How economics play into a weed management program Integrating a diverse weed management program for herbicide-resistant kochia is advantageous. The latest research on herbicide resistance demonstrates that implementing diverse cultural and …
National debt is a real cause for concern Those $1,400 stimulus checks sent by the feds brought people some smiles. The checks accounted for about $410 billion of the entire $1.9 trillion stimulus, according to the Wall Street Journal. After …
The first week is always the hardest After arriving in Florida, we stayed with our kids for a few days while setting up the camper. We’d told them early on that we’d be closer to them this year, and they seemed excited, but …
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Letters to the Editor
Commissioners should support recycling
Dear Editor: This is in response to the article in the April 1 paper about “The Plastic Problem.” The way I see it, …
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Co-op seeking to raise prices
Dear Editor: On March 23, the Powell Tribune ran a notice titled “Proposed by-laws” submitted by Garland Light and …
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Community call to child abuse prevention
Dear Editor: Easter weekend, the news of the passing of a 2-year-old child in the community rocked the Basin. Numerous folks poured …
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Other roads should take priority before South Fork
Dear Editor: In response to the article “Feds may help fund more improvements to South Fork Road” dated March …
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Park County Republican Central Committee does not represent the people of Park County
Dear Editor: On March 9, the Powell Tribune reported that Gov. Mark Gordon rescinded the statewide face mask mandate and allowed …
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