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To mark the beginning of the holiday season, local businesses recently gave out various holiday goodies — from sweets to ciders to soups — to hundreds of shoppers. Many stores also …
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We have a lot to be thankful for these days Most people spent Thanksgiving Day with friends and family sharing a big meal. Many here in Powell went to the Community Thanksgiving Dinner, a unique display of giving in our little town. The …
County hiring freeze may be more trouble than it’s worth In the coming weeks, Park County commissioners are set to consider a variety of different ways that might allow them to cut roughly $2 million out of the county’s budget. We’re looking …
Weigh in on Wi-Fi for Yellowstone In Wyoming, we know what it means to be unplugged. If you drive in any direction, you’ll find beautiful backcountry where there’s no cellphone reception, much less a Wi-Fi …
National media need to act more responsibly A survey in the latest issue of the Columbia Journalism Review presents data on the public’s level of trust in various American institutions. Highest on the list was law enforcement and the …
Join the fight against chronic wasting disease: Have your deer tested As hunters continue working to fill their freezers for the winter, Wyoming Game and Fish is asking for help in keeping herds around the Big Horn Basin healthy for generations to come. The culprit …
Columns
Four simple tips to keep skin healthy The skin is an important organ that is often neglected and overlooked when it comes to our health. Skin protects us from elements and microbes help in the regulation of temperature and works with …
Bone broth: A timeless tradition for optimal wellness Winter is here in Wyoming. It takes over early and lets up late. With cold and short days, the residents of the Cowboy State are inside more than we are generally used to. Yes, we do take the time to …
Are you at risk of developing diabetes? One in three American adults has prediabetes. That’s more than 84 million people, which means it could be you, your favorite brother, your other brother, your karaoke partner, your karaoke …
Who could ask for more? I’ve been wandering in memory land, recalling communities where I’ve lived in various countries and what made them particularly livable, trying to lump those into categories. The big …
Come on over and read to Rover! Dogs, touted as “man’s best friend,” have been trained for service, police work and even search and rescue. For some time now, libraries and schools have welcomed certified therapy …
Letters to the Editor
Ministers thank all for help at dinner
Dear Editor: On behalf of the Powell Ministerial Association we offer a heartfelt, “Thank you!” to the many volunteers …
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Thanksgiving dinner example of community charity
Dear Editor: Henry Ward Beecher said, “Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.” Today I felt …
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Threat of CWD being blown out of proportion
Dear Editor: Chronic wasting disease (CWD) has been around for many many years and will be around for many, many more years. It …
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Is Jesus the only path? YES!
Dear Editor: Let’s say a stranger comes to you and says they know your buddy, John. But the facts they assert about your …
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Elected officials are beholden to voters, not the Republican party
Dear Editor: What a dark day in Wyoming when the Wyoming Republican Party wants to keep its meetings top secret. The RNC now is …
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