Trimming the Powell school district’s budget is an unenviable, difficult task that has fallen on the Park County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees. We appreciate the time and thought that they and the district’s leaders have put into finding ways to reduce the budget by hundreds of thousands of dollars without hurting students.
One of the items on our open government wish list has been an easier way to listen in on and participate in the interim meetings that state lawmakers hold around Wyoming between their sessions in Cheyenne.
Remind kids to look both ways before crossing a street
After a long and quite miserable winter, we all welcome the warmer weather: Farmers returned to the fields, homeowners are happy to have a break from shoveling snow and kids wasted no time getting outside to play.
Tuesday was National Ag Day. While the occasion often goes unnoticed in urban areas of the country, it is an important observance in Park County and the Big Horn Basin, where agriculture is an integral part of our life.