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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 … more
In just a few months, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will break ground on an essential project for the Big Horn Basin. We are building a new regional office in Cody, finally replacing an old … more
As we come to the end of Women’s History Month, it is a perfect time for people in Wyoming to stop and reflect on our state’s unique contributions to that history. More than any other … more
This country dedicated the first day of spring to celebrate and honor American farmers and America’s agricultural sector, perhaps because this country was started by farmers and ranchers. As … more
When government fails, it’s the rare public official who says, “Oops. My fault.” That’s human nature, particularly for officials in the public eye who may have to run for … more
As we brave our way through a Wyoming winter, let’s talk about things cold and icy — like glaciers. Wyoming is home to the largest glacier in the Rocky Mountains and the second-largest … more
Wyoming lawmakers have long argued that the state cannot afford to update its Medicaid program to cover low-income residents. They say it’s just too expensive. It would be a “waste of … more
March is National Reading Month and there isn’t a better way to celebrate than to visit the library. Park County Libraries have fun things happening at all of the libraries. March kicked off … more
Early on the morning of Jan. 22, 1992, at the Wyoming State Penitentiary in Rawlins, Mark Hopkinson was strapped into a gurney to be executed by lethal injection. He was pronounced dead at 12:57 a.m. … more
In 1976, three years before she became Prime Minister of England, Margaret Thatcher said, in an interview, “The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people’s … more
Using both tight budgets and a COVID pandemic as excuses, the dumb idea of limiting printed public notices in Wyoming newspapers has reared its ugly head again in the Legislature in … more
For decades, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has stood out for our ability to successfully manage wildlife on the same shared landscape on which mineral development occurs. We’ve done this … more
Last Congress, Senate Democrats and Republicans proved we can work together on several issues — including protecting our environment. As chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee, … more
Victim’s testimony, a time-honored part of the American criminal prosecution process, has sent thousands of Wyoming offenders to prison. But justice is not advanced when, years later, crime … more
The Park County Libraries are here for you. 2020 was a year like no other and 2021 seems to be continuing on that same path, but here at the Park County Library we are excited to continue to be your … more
It’s always good to have friends willing to lend a hand during tough times and that is essentially the role of Wyoming’s long-term care ombudsman. The ombudsman serves as an advocate for … more
As vaccine-laden trucks roll across the United States, it is impossible to miss the vital role that scientific research has played in the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The tiny vials of … more
College enrollment numbers, whether a two-year community college or a four-year institution, are significantly down across the United States. NWC is no exception. Competition for students has … more
One of my favorite books is J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. I recently watched the movie adaptation again, which also happens to be one of my favorite movies. Of course, there are no … more
Just days after the Dec. 8 Wyoming’s Joint Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resource (TRW) committee meeting, Sen. Ogden Driskill posted the following note on Facebook: “I have … more
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