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Next to parents, teachers have the hardest job imaginable. They supply young minds with a plethora of information that they will need to make their way in the world. But that world is so far beyond … more
Many activists and politicians warn us we have until 2030 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to near zero before global warming hits a point of no return — a point where irreparable damage is … more
Late last week, City of Powell officials learned that Yellowstone Motors planned to host a Kentucky Derby race viewing event and wanted to serve alcohol to attendees. Because the request came just a … more
The entire community of Park County was shocked and saddened by the recent death of a 2-year-old in Cody, who allegedly died from abuse-inflicted injuries. There is never any defense for hurting a … more
The Northwest College Board of Trustees made a difficult decision Monday to cut 11 positions, six of which were faculty. Four other positions were at the day care center, which will be closed at the … more
On the evening of April 7, residents across the state may have heard a loud clattering in the southeast corner of the state. It was the sound of our state lawmakers kicking the can down the road, as … more
As of Monday, there were 12 active cases of COVID-19 in Park County. There were two counties — Hot Springs and Niobrara — with zero active cases. There have been more than 48,000 … more
Throughout the pandemic, “follow the science” was chanted as a means to encourage people to follow government health orders.  Science can be an excellent tool of discovery. … more
Trash, by nature, is a messy business. But when the winds pick up, things can get a little too messy at the Park County Regional Landfill in Cody. With the facility unfortunately built within … more
The first bear was spotted out of hibernation in Yellowstone National Park about two weeks ago. That means the bear season has begun and residents need to shake off their own sleepiness about living … more
The Wyoming House Education Committee last week shot down a bill that was aimed at an education system the sponsor sees as “very much tiling more towards a liberal view.” Opponents’ … more
It has been tough to see budget cuts and changing demographics buffet Northwest College in recent years. While many state agencies have been trimming what might be described as “fat” … more
A life in agriculture is many things: hard, rewarding, tough on a family, the best way (many believe) to raise kids and difficult to pass along to the next generation. The last factor is in part … more
Cancel culture reached new levels of absurdity in the past couple weeks when Dr. Seuss became the newest piece of beloved culture deemed racist. Responding to a growing controversy, Dr. Seuss … more
As the 2020 presidential election devolved into chaos, the State of Wyoming stood above it all. While preposterous conspiracy theories about fraudulent voting machines, etc., circulated like … more
When the 4-H and FFA programs started in 1902 and 1928, respectively, they were intended to help rural youngsters learn production and record keeping best practices. In those early days it was … more
It looked like it was going to be a mild winter until the country was treated this month to a frigid blast that sent windchill temperatures in Powell down to 30 below zero.  The cold … more
In early January, two businesses made presentations to the Powell City Council about how they intended to expand their companies and bring more jobs into the city. Mike Bailey, the owner of the … more
It has long been the mantra of parenting gurus for adults to monitor social media posts for the children in their lives and have access to their phones. It was for their own protection, to keep them … more
Right out of the gate, President Joe Biden has signaled that his administration will be no friend to hydrocarbon energy and its associated industries. Biden recommitted the United States to the Paris … more
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