IN OUR OPINION

Alleged wolf torture beyond the pale

Years ago, when I still lived in Colorado, I was goose hunting with my father and brother at a leased blind in front of a mostly well frozen pond.  We put a decoy spread of standing geese …
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While the Northwest College student center construction nears the final stretch, fans of large building projects (such as my children when they were really young and loved excavators) will still be …
When Gov. Mark Gordon signed the biennium budget for the state after the recent legislative session, he approved a budget that included a line that will help the Northwest College Foundation in its …
The 2024 Budget Session is over and legislators have gone home, but this year they have unfinished business to attend to. The state Legislature should hold a special session to once again pass …
Park County has a land use plan, and it seems everybody is unhappy with at least some aspects of it.  Sounds like a perfect compromise plan to me.  But I’ve …
It’s understandable the Park County Commissioners tend to favor keeping solid public board members they’ve appointed on those boards when they’re interested in another term. …
Columns
The end of March has arrived, spring is kind of in the air, and everyone is beginning to do a little bit of spring cleaning. That’s what my plan was at least. Nate and I were going to build …
Having been born and raised in the Big Horn Basin, and calling Powell home for the past 14 years, I often reflect on the many blessings and opportunities that I appreciate about living in small-town …
I arrived in Powell on the Trib staff with zero experience applying whatever journalistic skills I had to anything college. So, I began from scratch. It did not take long to open these eyes to …
The 2024 legislative session was a tough one. More than any other time in recent history, political divisions and personal grudges impacted the work of our elected officials. This is a …
Contrary to signage at Wiggly Park, poop fairies do exist. Three women with happy puppies became friends while exercising their dogs at Powell’s dog park couldn’t stand the sight of …
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Letters to the Editor
Stop the lies
Dear editor: On April 2 the Powell Tribune published Linda and Bob Graff’s comments about my March 26 letter against pardoning the violent attackers from Jan. 6. The Graffs wrote that …
The hidden heroes who walk amongst us
Dear editor: April is donate life month. Wyoming has been one of the leaders in the nation with donor registry of 54% of driver license and ID applicant signup to be organ and tissue donors …
April is Alcohol Awareness Month
Dear editor: April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Since 1987, The National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence has marked this month to help increase public awareness about the many …
Global warming studies allow for more big government
Dear editor: After reading the doom and gloom global warming forecast in the Feb. 29, 2024 edition of the Powell Tribune — “Yellowstone snowpack declining” — I was not …
Absence of facts
Dear editor: In response to the letter by Dennis Reuter in the March 26 Powell Tribune. We know that politics is a dirty business. It always has been. We have dirty politicians on …