IN OUR OPINION

Local property taxes need attention in the Legislature

Legislators: remember what you heard and what you said about lowering property taxes. The issue isn’t going away. Candidates in the 2022 primary election heard from voters that rising …
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It’s the season to be aware of slow moving trucks lumbering down the road, especially the U.S. Highway 14A, and to watch out for deer and antelope darting onto the road.  All this week …
Before a monthly Northwest College Board meeting last week, president Lisa Watson held an event for members of the board to meet new hires amongst the faculty and staff, along with two visiting …
First, this admission: No precise understanding or experience with ranked choice voting in elections is claimed here. But there is reason to be more than casually interested. For starters, …
Whose job is it to protect the integrity of what people love about Park County: the rural, western feel, the agriculture, the open land? As Park County goes through the process of updating its …
Of the dozens of seats up for grabs on a variety of special district boards in Park County, only two races in Meeteetse are lacking the necessary number of candidates to bring boards to full strength …
Columns
About a week ago, I read an article from the New York Times titled “Student Journalists Reveal a Changing World. Let Them.” It detailed how student-led newspapers around the states were …
Fall is here and we have a plethora of activities at the Powell Library. All Park County Libraries will be participating in Wyoming Snapshot Day on Tuesday, Oct. 25, a fun way to show all of …
For members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the temple represents the most holy place of worship. It is a place of reverence, beauty, peace and revelation.  It is a place …
Just when you think you’ve heard it all ... . Four men from Missouri exposed another of our many lurking land issues.  It’s called “corner crossing,” and refers to the …
Being a beekeeper is tough. Looking back now, soon after harvesting more than 60 pounds of honey, my wife and I can finally recall at a series of struggles and failures that has led to success, …
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Letters to the Editor
The power of prayer and the power of positive thinking
Dear Editor: My name is Douglas and I am training my second canine for search and rescue, Spirit, a female Alaskan Husky. When I departed from my apartment on Saturday, Sept. 24, I didn’t …
Don’t wait. Reach out to help prevent veteran suicide
Dear Editor: Suicide affects all Americans, including veterans, their families, and their friends, but suicide is preventable and there is hope.At the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), we …
Do your homework on the WEA
Dear Editor: I am responding to the editorial from the Wyoming Tribune Eagle that was run in our Powell paper on Sept. 22. It was the Eagle’s position that the lawsuit brought by the Wyoming …
Constitution week
Dear Editor: To commemorate the signing of the U.S. Constitution in Philadelphia on Sept. 17, 1787, Sept. 17-23 is celebrated as Constitution Week. The U.S. Constitution is the oldest constitution …
City needs to do more than just place a street cone to flag a leak
Dear Editor: There is a water leak at the corner of North Bent and Seventh Street — on the north side of Seventh sStreet. It bubbles up out of the street and runs east. Sometimes there is …