IN OUR OPINION
Editorial:

Lawmakers’ override of local zoning rules sets a sad precedent

Of the more than 500 bills and resolutions that the Wyoming Legislature considered during the past session, Gov. Mark Gordon says it was a bill dealing with a private school in Jackson Hole that …
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Policies to address climate change should be rational According to the International Disasters Database, the number of deaths from climate events has plummeted more than 95 percent since 1930. Fewer people than ever die from natural disasters. This …
Decline of civic involvement affects more than politics The news of the demise of the Community Concert Association of Cody/Powell after 75 years is sobering, as it drives home the idea, that without local participation, more and more events and programs …
Panthers make the community proud It was an especially exciting week to be a Panther fan. Before the start of the state basketball tournament in Casper, the Powell High School cheerleaders won the state championship in the Game Day …
State moving in right direction on transparency In races across the state last year, government transparency was one of the hot topics. Candidates for Wyoming’s statewide offices generally pledged to voters that they would make spending …
Serving seniors: With Wyoming’s aging population, it’s wise to plan for new center For elderly residents living alone, long winters like this one can be especially isolating. But seniors don’t have to worry about making a warm meal or struggle to start their car in the …
Columns
The road to the great beyond You think a horse spooking away from a rattlesnake is skittish? Try talking to your mother or daughter, your son or father about their mortality. Or yours, for that matter. The very act of …
Whose side is God on? Big changes came to the world a century ago. With the end of World War I, the German Empire — a collection of Germanic principalities — was dismantled, and its emperor, the kaiser, …
Remembering Ruby It’s fitting that I first met Ruby Hopkin through recipes. After I moved back to Powell in 2008, Ruby would send recipes to me for publication in the Tribune. Her emails were always friendly …
Travel: That new normal Living in Park County once meant ... well, living in Park County. We had our homes here, our employment here, our schools, recreation and vacations here. If we left at all, it was to visit relatives …
Give me an R … Yay, team God! I now present part II of my previous spotlight on humorous angles of the Good Book. I’m sure a reader or two out there said something like, “And he calls himself a Christian? I’m …