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Northwest College is lucky to call Park County home. We live in an amazing place. We are all neighbors who care about each other, the future of our children and this great county. While NWC has … more
I became a 4-H member the summer I was 9 years old. The rule said you had to be 10, but my birthday wasn’t until October so they made an exception. It was 1957 and I was the youngest … more
Simply Hungry” read the sign the man was holding. While visiting in another town my wife and I were heading to get an ice cream treat. Passing by the man looking unkempt, many thoughts … more
Wow, is it summer already? Well, maybe … and soon it will be fall. I hope all the folks in Powell are planning and scurrying around to enjoy as much of the season as possible. At the city … more
Two recent guest columns lamented what is called Wyoming’s Equal Pay Day. June 10 was the symbolic date a woman must work into the following year in order to make as much as a man made the … more
Sputnik fascinated us — a rocket blasted a satellite into space! Only it was the Russians who did it. As grade school kids, we worried about atomic war, but this was dreams and science in … more
I was returning from Cody on Sunday in the wake of the storm that blew through Powell.  As I turned off of Coulter I saw many streets were turned into raging rivers. Kayaks had replaced … more
What about those high heels, anyway? Years of wearing them certainly left me with a number of foot problems that I successfully ignored until a broken ankle a few months back. Now, physical therapy … more
Let’s face it: Online shopping is here to stay. In addition to seeing an increase in online sales, we are also seeing an increase in offline sales influenced by what customers search for … more
On this Fourth of July, it was bands, horses, cloggers, warriors, fire trucks, hot cars and the Marine Corps mounted color guard in Cody. Washington, D.C., had flags, fireworks, tanks, bands and the … more
Wyoming citizens are abusing government agencies. That is according to some legislators and other government officials discussing attempts by those who pay the bills — the taxpayers — … more
My wife Nancy hates one of my favorite phrases, where I talk about my “bucket list,” which lists things I want to do before I die. She prefers the term “fun list,” and quit … more
Wyoming’s official nickname is The Equality State. Wyoming has work to do to live up to that moniker. June 10 was Equal Pay Day in Wyoming. It’s the day of the year that represents the … more
I can’t count the number of times I’ve seen the sign. It always seems to be there at the most inopportune time, looming unavoidably like a skyscraper in front of me: “Will Work For … more
Just turn left on the Badger Basin Road and go about 4 or 5 miles,” he said. “It’s the Mountain View Club, surrounded by pine trees; you can’t miss it,” he said. I … more
June 28 was the last day to apply for leftover deer, elk and antelope tags in Wyoming. Everyone, even residents, have to apply for leftover tags. There are limited number of leftover tags … more
We’re the “Equality State,” a name evoked often this year as we look back on 150 years of women having the vote. Me, I love the name, the concept of equality and the challenges … more
ATVs and UTVs (utility vehicles) are just a way of life anymore. They are so prevalent one must keep a sharp eye out for them, even in town. Injuries and deaths associated with ATVs have increased … more
As you prepare for the celebration of the Fourth of July, I want to give you something to think about. Getting with family and eating hot dogs, grilling hamburgers, and shooting off fireworks are all … more
Nearly three decades ago, two young girls began to exchange letters, beginning a friendship despite being separated by many miles. Recently the two girls, now in the 40s, met each other in person for … more
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