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You love them both — your pets and houseplants — but it can be challenging to safely raise them together in the same house. To reduce the risk, select pet-safe plants and safely managing … more
What’s a city kid from Austin, Texas, who went to school in Phoenix, Arizona, doing in Powell, Wyoming? Allow me to explain. I lived in Austin for the first 18 years of life before … more
Let’s face it: We Americans are a cantankerous bunch, so the demonstrations we are seeing now should be no surprise to anyone. This nation was born demonstrating against the government. A … more
I’ve heard many people say that Wyomingites have been practicing social distancing our whole lives. That’s likely true. Being able to get away and fish for hours without seeing a soul is … more
Fathers, you’re pretty darned amazing. As soon as you find out your wife is bringing new life into the world, you get thrown off your plan. It’s a nailbiter to realize you are responsible … more
There is a plant that, according to legend, offers magical protection, permits you to see fairies and was in the Garden of Eden. It includes over 200 species, is a member of the legume family, and is … more
It’s interesting as we deal with this topic of recycling, what you can and can’t, and could and no longer can recycle — and what we should in the future. We have a shared … more
Due to circumstances in my teen years, I had to go to a community college before transferring to a university. While it wasn’t my first choice, today I consider myself fortunate. More high … more
Do we have systematic racism in law enforcement, or by national, state and local governments? No, the objective data does not support that assertion. Do we have racism and isolated incidents of … more
I’d like to start by offering a sincere congratulations to every graduate in the Powell High School Class of 2020. Each of us has overcome so many obstacles to be here today. Our hard work and … more
Hello parents, family, friends, and of course my fellow classmates. This is Nicolas Fulton, your salutatorian speaking thanks to the wonders of modern technology. I’ve been thinking a lot about … more
The estimates look staggering. Two-thirds of the people over 65 years of age and three-fourths of those over 75 who have ever lived in all of time are alive, right now, this moment, today. But … more
I think most of us would agree that we are living in interesting times. I have seen a great deal in my short sojourn here, but I never thought I would see my nation in the state it’s in now. … more
Like many of us watching national events unfold this past week, starting with the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, followed by protests in every state of the union, as well as many other parts … more
Our national parks are an important source of pride for our country. But they are in the midst of a rising crisis that has been building over many years. Simply put, they are falling apart. They are … more
Like most of you probably feel, I struggle these days to find the energy to turn on the news. I have watched over the last three months as the world has battled this pandemic — and I realize … more
Like a lot of things delayed because of this Pandemic, Yellowstone National Park, the oldest of all our national parks, didn’t open on its normal opening time frame as in years past! We all … more
Most of us can honestly say that we have never seen times like these. These are extremely difficult times that we are living in. It is hard to see the anarchy that is happening in our nation right … more
The death toll of the coronavirus pandemic has passed 100,000 here in the land of the free. That’s a lot of people. To put it into Wyoming perspective, it would mean wiping out four of the … more
What do coach Craig Bohl, Jay Novacek and Bob Devaney have in common? All three are human bridges between the state of Nebraska and the University of Wyoming football program. There are many … more
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