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The UW Board of Trustees was faced with a very difficult decision about whether to enter into a new three-year employment agreement with former President Laurie Nichols. According to the public … more
If you wanted to create an education environment that was directly opposed to what the brain was good at doing, you probably would design something like a classroom.” In his book, Brain … more
I’ve heard some folks say that our state hasn’t executed anyone since 1992, so it doesn’t make sense that the Diocese of Cheyenne should join other groups who are seeking to repeal … more
At this pivotal moment for both our state’s finances and education system, the Wyoming Legislature should go beyond just “recalibrating” the cost of our current education system and … more
As I start my 35th year in police work, and as we begin 2020, I was recently working night shift, driving the streets of Powell in the early morning hours. I began to think about certain calls that I … more
In Aramaic the word “nazir” means to sacrifice, set aside or dedicate. I remember our parents used the term nazir to teach us acts of charity. Often times, my mother would say … more
As one of your representatives to the board of trustees of Northwest College, I have recently been approached by several members of this community. The comments are usually directed to the question … more
This is a story about Wyoming’s near future, though it takes place in Arizona. Entering Page, Arizona, the plan was to ask one question of 10 people: “With the closing of the … more
With the dawn of a new year, we naturally look to the future and express our hopes and expectations for the coming year. Now is a good time to do the same for Wyoming politics, as our state’s … more
The year 2019 will go into the Cowboy State’s history books for a great many reasons — many of them not very pretty. One big example was Wyoming’s normally benign highways turned … more
Failed Democratic presidential candidate and Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee is abusing the Clean Water Act and taking energy projects hostage. Instead of protecting the environment, he is playing … more
The story of our country is often told by the decades that define it. With the end of this decade so close at hand, it can often be tempting to imagine what the last 10 years will be remembered for. … more
We live in unusual times when what defines life is under constant attack. This got me thinking about two instances in my past that involved the dignity of life concerning two seemingly useless human … more
Access to the internet is critical for life in the 21st century, not something that is simply nice to have. To ensure our rural communities have quality health care, college-level math classes at the … more
The rain was falling in sheets. The wind was howling. And although the temperature was 40 degrees, I could see my breath. My raincoat was soaked through. My umbrella was blown inside out. I was … more
As we journey through this life, we are faced with much temptations, challenges, hardships and suffering and that is not surprising, because we are told in 1Peter 5:8 “Be of sober spirit, be on … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
President Donald Trump is keeping his word and getting America out of a bad deal. The poorly negotiated Paris climate accord imposed unfair, unworkable and unrealistic targets on the United States … more
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