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Well, it’s been a quiet season so far at York Westbound. Fellow Prairie Home Companion/Garrison Keillor fans might sniff out a subtle reference to his iconic opening line: “Well, … more
The majority of this column is a condensed version of a recent talk about finding joy by Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf. Flying was risky in the early days of aviation. The Wright brothers knew this. … more
I often write letters to our offspring. We text almost daily, call a few times each month and try to get together whenever we can, but I still like to write letters to them. Do they hate getting the … more
I recently had a conversation with a legislator about the work done on property tax relief this year. As he campaigns for reelection, this legislator is often hearing from constituents about rising … more
As a little girl, I quickly picked up on things I liked and disliked. It started with food, and often clothing, but very quickly led to personality traits. My favorite storybook from a very … more
Recently, my Bible study group started the book “What Does It Mean To Be Chosen?” a study based around the TV show “The Chosen.” The idea is that you watch the episode … more
As I contemplated what would be the subject of this column over the past week, it became clear in the last 48 hours. In response to the devastating and destructive shootings in the past … more
If you have been involved in athletics, whether it be the youngest level all the way through the college level here in Powell and around the state, you’ll notice a consistent message being sent … more
Tough to draw a bull moose permit in the north Bighorns, you say? Au contraire. I “hunt” moose up there permit-free anytime I want to … and can get there. All four seasons? … more
I grew up hearing stories about my great uncles John, Harold and Ed who fought against Hitler and the Nazis in World War II to defend us from the scourge of fascism. Uncle John and Ed told us how … more
Many of you reading this may not know but the church I am blessed to pastor, First Southern Baptist Church of Powell, is in the process of changing our name. We are voting on this later this month. … more
Park County Library will spend the month of July finishing up summer reading. This year’s summer reading theme is Adventure Begins at your Library and is open to all ages. It is never too late … more
Well folks, for anyone curious if I would ever finish the winemaking saga, this one’s for you.  I’ll be honest when I say that I was content to let the carboy of homemade wine … more
It’s your 248th birthday America! Yikes! That’s a lot of birthday cakes. It’s also a lot of time to raise up quirky presidents, not to mention the rest of the nuts.   … more
T here are many reasons and circumstances in the human experience in which we have the need to be comforted. When we are physically unwell in any regard, it is so reassuring to have someone check in … more
Before I fill you in on my most recent stupid move, let’s get the most important part of the story out of the way. Call 911 or your local emergency number if someone faints from heat … more
What do fairy rings and dog vomit have in common? They are forms of mushrooms and fungi that we saw last year in Park County. Whether they have a magical/mystical connotation or a putrid description, … more
Nebraskans who don’t know better think their state is kind of a heavy hitter in the rodeo world. I know better. The reason I know rodeo holds token status at best in Nebraska is because I … more
Jesus said, "I do not condemn you either. Go, but do not sin again.” John 8:11. Jesus just spoke the most difficult words ever heard by mortal ears. Sin no more. How is that even possible? … more
Election season has arrived. Candidate filing for partisan elected offices closed last month, so we now know who is seeking election to our state Legislature, as well as federal and some county … more
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