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September is National Workforce Development Month, and on Sept. 14, Wyoming’s own Sen. Mike Enzi co-introduced the bipartisan resolution introducing this important designation. “The … more
I have been praying that the 2020 harvest will be successful for everyone, especially American farmers. The new coronavirus has changed our world, but we must remember that the creator of the … more
America’s economy has been hamstrung by COVID-19 and revitalizing it must be the essential mission of the next administration. Key to that recovery is the need to explore and responsibly … more
Small business owners are some of the strongest, most resilient people you will ever meet. They know what it’s like to take risks, work hard, make tough decisions, and turn a profit to benefit … more
Skunks are small, but they can be smelly! The reason skunks smell bad is because of a gland under their tail that produces and sprays their stink. The stinky spray is an oily liquid primarily made … more
Wyoming is a vast state, as anyone who lives here or has even driven through here knows. But perhaps not as well-known is the amount of our land that’s utilized by the public, and the … more
More than 20 years ago the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission started a program — known today as Access Yes — to increase public access to private and landlocked public lands for hunting … more
As a young boy I learned how to hunt from my father, other family and friends. When I harvested my first pronghorn at age 14, it was a life-changing day. Even when I was a kid, I knew hunting meant … more
Jim Owen is one of the best-known, least-known people in Wyoming. The author of both Cowboy Ethics and The Code of the West, Owen had a huge influence on the state in the last decade by helping … more
The Wyoming State Science Fair (WSSF), an outreach program of the University of Wyoming since 1998, opens otherwise inaccessible opportunities for Wyoming middle and high school students. Locally, … more
It would be disingenuous to say the money newspapers receive from publishing public notices is not important; however, newspapers view it far from being a subsidy, but part of their business of … more
Wyoming’s uranium production needs a jump-start. Our state is the number one producer of nuclear fuel in the nation. For generations, Wyoming’s uranium fueled America’s nuclear … more
Several years ago in the outpatient surgical center at West Park Hospital, I was approached by a nurse. She explained to me that her husband’s family had a long history of pancreatic cancer and … more
The crisis caused by the novel coronavirus has substantially impacted our state, nation and world. This has impacted most, if not all, facets of daily life in our state. Wyoming agriculture has not … more
It was the worst of the worst. Good young men. Nowhere to hide. The fire was relentless. This week marks the 83rd memorial anniversary of the worst forest fire disaster in Wyoming history when it … more
Farmers and ranchers feed our state, our nation, and in fact, our world. You work long hours to provide essential resources for us all, and in these challenging times, I want you to know that USDA is … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
Jim Hillberry and I have had many long and thorough discussions about Powell, always coming back to our love for the community and desire to see it grow. Jim was a huge proponent of economic … more
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