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After Northwest College Athletic Director Brian Erickson gave a presentation on a proposed esports program before the board of trustees in December, the public reaction was mixed. The college … more
If you compiled a list of the most common gripes about the Park County Commission, one might be the complaint that it’s “just” a part-time job. But the position goes well beyond … more
Just a couple of weeks into the new year, it’s easy to get discouraged by the deluge of bad news from Washington, Iran, Australia and elsewhere. But many positive things continue to happen, … more
The announcement this week that Billings Clinic and Powell Valley Healthcare have signed an affiliation agreement was great news on a number of levels. As the two healthcare providers have said of … more
The holiday season is a special time of year, when we celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, the New Year, Festivus and, apparently, the approval of a massive spending package in … more
For many serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, Christmas Day won’t just be spent working — it also will be spent thousands of miles away from their families. more
When Christmas celebrations feature copious amounts of food — from sweets filling breakroom tables to family dinners that leave everyone stuffed — hunger can be the last thing on our … more
A study published last month in the peer-reviewed journal Annals of Emergency Medicine followed 484 “opioid naive” patients prescribed opioids for acute pain upon release from the … more
It’s become something of a rite of spring and fall: A driver from out of state blindly follows directions from their GPS device and attempts to cross the closed Beartooth Highway, with … more
To mark the beginning of the holiday season, local businesses recently gave out various holiday goodies — from sweets to ciders to soups — to hundreds of shoppers. Many stores also … more
Most people spent Thanksgiving Day with friends and family sharing a big meal. Many here in Powell went to the Community Thanksgiving Dinner, a unique display of giving in our little town. The … more
In the coming weeks, Park County commissioners are set to consider a variety of different ways that might allow them to cut roughly $2 million out of the county’s budget. We’re looking … more
In Wyoming, we know what it means to be unplugged. If you drive in any direction, you’ll find beautiful backcountry where there’s no cellphone reception, much less a Wi-Fi … more
A survey in the latest issue of the Columbia Journalism Review presents data on the public’s level of trust in various American institutions. Highest on the list was law enforcement and the … more
As hunters continue working to fill their freezers for the winter, Wyoming Game and Fish is asking for help in keeping herds around the Big Horn Basin healthy for generations to come. The culprit … more
Offer people enough money and they’ll put up with quite a bit. So if the State of Wyoming was offered, say, billions of dollars a year, you might find some folks willing to hold their nose … more
Though Northwest College dropped the word “community” from its name in 1989, the word is still central to its identity. At its core, Northwest is a community college — and … more
People are fond of the saying the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. Many people believe the middle class is shrinking as the upper class gobbles up more wealth, creating ever increasing … more
Like a kid on Christmas Eve, Mother Nature couldn’t wait to unwrap her winter weather over the weekend, dropping enough snow across the state to cause road closures from Laramie all the way … more
In hindsight, it sure is easy to spot a scam. On almost a daily basis we hear about some hapless soul who fell victim to the latest scam. There are people who purchase thousands of dollars … more
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