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I often say that Dalmatian toadflax (Linaria dalmatica) is the weed that made Park County famous. The county gained recognition for the cooperative efforts of upper South Fork landowners and … more
Too often, partisan rancor in Washington prevents Congress from doing big, important things. But no matter the headlines, there is always an opportunity for folks who are willing to work in a … more
The signature moment in the career of Forest Ranger Hiram “Doc” Smith involved 2,000 nudist hippies who invaded Wyoming back in 1973. Smith was the most effective District Ranger that … more
Wyoming residents don’t pay much in taxes. According to the Wyoming Taxpayers Association, the average Wyomingite receives about $27,000 a year in public services while paying only $3,000 in … more
Northwest College is lucky to call Park County home. We live in an amazing place. We are all neighbors who care about each other, the future of our children and this great county. While NWC has … more
Wow, is it summer already? Well, maybe … and soon it will be fall. I hope all the folks in Powell are planning and scurrying around to enjoy as much of the season as possible. At the city … more
Sputnik fascinated us — a rocket blasted a satellite into space! Only it was the Russians who did it. As grade school kids, we worried about atomic war, but this was dreams and science in … more
Let’s face it: Online shopping is here to stay. In addition to seeing an increase in online sales, we are also seeing an increase in offline sales influenced by what customers search for … more
Wyoming citizens are abusing government agencies. That is according to some legislators and other government officials discussing attempts by those who pay the bills — the taxpayers — … more
My wife Nancy hates one of my favorite phrases, where I talk about my “bucket list,” which lists things I want to do before I die. She prefers the term “fun list,” and quit … more
Wyoming’s official nickname is The Equality State. Wyoming has work to do to live up to that moniker. June 10 was Equal Pay Day in Wyoming. It’s the day of the year that represents the … more
June 28 was the last day to apply for leftover deer, elk and antelope tags in Wyoming. Everyone, even residents, have to apply for leftover tags. There are limited number of leftover tags … more
One of our printing customers includes the following observation just above the signature line on all his emails: “To say you don’t need newspapers because you’ve got the internet … more
It’s natural to want to help wildlife when we believe them to be hurt or left behind. If you see an animal that appears to be injured, do not approach or try to capture the animal as it can … more
Our nation and our state were founded on principles of volunteer service, self-sacrifice and courage, principles instilled in me at a young age. They ignite a passion in the American soul and inspire … more
Fraud against those age 50 and over is a massive problem, especially schemes that use the internet. One common internet fraud is a technical-support scheme. In these schemes, a criminal convinces … more
June 10, 2019 was Wyoming’s Equal Pay Day. Equal Pay Day marks the date symbolizing how far into the year women must work in order to earn what men earned in the previous year. The day is … more
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