IN OUR OPINION

The wall already exists — between left and right

As the government shutdown enters its fourth week with seemingly no end in sight, we can’t help but wonder if President Trump’s border wall at the heart of this whole kerfuffle …
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Remember that elections are won, not lost Voters’ motivations are often complicated and personal, so it tends to be anyone’s guess as to what exactly propels one candidate over another in a given election. Former state Sen. …
The 2019 legislative session is underway — pay attention While the federal government shutdown drags on, the state government is rolling onward as the Wyoming Legislature convenes today (Tuesday). As the 2019 General Session continues over the next two …
Northwest College’s coaching carousel troubling Northwest College has faced plenty of challenges over the past few years. Budget cuts, declining enrollment, the elimination of programs and the future of the campus’ largest residential hall …
Let's end this shutdown — and all the ones to come Congress’ latest game of chicken — this time over whether to build a new wall at the country’s southern border — resulted in yet another government shutdown last week.
To Sally Montoya and her elves: Thank you On an ordinary day in 1949, a young woman named Sally Montoya started volunteering with the Christmas Basket program in Powell. It was a simple act of kindness as the 19-year-old sought to help …
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Wyoming and other fences: A testament? The high stakes poker being played out in Washington, allegedly, centers on building a wall to keep out undesirable elements — terrorists, gang members, rapists ... like that. It has also …
A country, shut down OK. We’ve got a pissing contest in Washington. We have a leader who has moved all of his chips onto one number and is challenging the croupier to make the ball drop into the right slot. The …
All I need for Christmas I guess I made a pretty good haul this Christmas. A few things were missing from my wish list, even though really, I’d have been content with nothing since I have pretty much everything I need. Like ZZ Top sang so eloquently, “I Ain’t Askin’ for Much …”
Lessons on giving from my grandmother Euphemia Hayman Reher grew up in what she referred to as “want,” thanks to her Scots-Canadian coal mining father who tended to drink away his salary. Want, to her mind, was not poverty but a correctable condition.
Christmas tree troubles Last week, we were faced with a disaster. Actually, as disasters go, it wasn’t much. In fact, I’m a little embarrassed to call what almost happened a disaster. It wasn’t as …