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Editorials

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.

EDITORIAL: A park for all children

Beartooth Park changes will benefit families

With school out for a few days of spring break, kids flocked to local playgrounds, spinning on merry-go-rounds, soaring on swings and racing down slides.

Powell is no exception to the rule when it comes to increasing problems with drug use in rural America.

It’s no secret that Americans don’t think much of Congress.

EDITORIAL: Road work ahead

There’s an old joke about the four seasons in Wyoming: almost winter, winter, still winter and road construction.

We’re quickly approaching road construction season.

Out of sight, out of mind.

That’s how a Facebook post by the Park County Sheriff’s Office describes many people’s concept of locking criminals behind bars in prisons and jails.

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.

EDITORIAL: Stop changing the clocks

If you yawn while reading this, it’s not necessarily our fault. Instead, blame the time change — it often takes everyone several days to adjust to awakening an hour earlier.

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