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So I turn on the news …. We’ve got wars raging in Ukraine and Israel. We’ve got nuke-carrying Russian warships visiting Cuba. We’ve got 4,000 illegal …

When Gov. Mark Gordon came to Gillette last December for a town hall meeting on mental health, there was a standing-room-only crowd and optimism in the air. At last, it seemed, government officials …

Editor: This year’s presidential election is one of the most important elections because democracy is being challenged. It is important that the next U.S. president is committed to …

R emember first-class letters, the kind you sat down and read right away instead of leaving them on the kitchen counter to collect breadcrumbs for a few days? I’ve been thinking about those …

There are a few things fathers should remember, “When you’re raising your kids it’s the longest and the shortest time.” And Jack Dempsey said, “A champion is someone who …

I t was a good week for the Reagan family. Not so much for the Biden clan. On Wednesday at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, where my father is buried, there was a fine ceremony to …

Three cheers for the University of Wyoming and its board of trustees. They did the right thing in decommissioning the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, thereby deemphasizing …

Wyoming is the least populated state in the nation, with an average of fewer than six people per square mile. But just because Wyoming represents a small segment of the 5 billion people who use …

Election season has arrived. Candidate filing for partisan elected offices closed on Friday, so we now know who is seeking election to our state legislature, as well as federal and some county …

M ark my words. Democrats will be sorry on Nov. 5 because of what they did last week in New York City. They and their friends in the liberal media can whoop it up and high-five each all …

Gov. Mark Gordon has joined with a group of his counterparts from across the country in the National Governors Association’s recently launched “Disagree Better” campaign. The …

One must wonder, when they view the historic Wyoming State Hospital cemetery, if anyone alive even cares about the poor souls buried there. The cemetery is a disgrace; there are nothing but weeds, …

I used to add tasks to my to-do list even if they’d only take a few minutes to accomplish just for the joy of crossing them off. For example, along with “finish column,” and …

State lawmakers who gladly adopted national political scare tactics claimed a huge “victory” last Friday at the expense of the freedoms of University of Wyoming students and faculty …

The Wyoming Legislature passed five property tax bills in the 2024 session, each a necessary action to help Wyoming families suffering from rising property taxes. Four of them became law, while one …

Hello, residents of Wyoming Senate District 14. I am seeking the Republican nomination for SD-14 in the primary election on Aug. 20. This decision comes after much reflection and with a deep …

In Wyoming, we have always relied on access to America’s public lands for our way of life and our livelihood. It is essential for energy and mineral development, ranching and agriculture, …

As a lifelong Wyoming hunter, I, like so many others I’ve spoken to since, was totally disgusted when I first read the news stories and saw the images of the torture and killing of a young wolf …

Editor: Veterans, be sure to renew your property tax exemptions by May 28, at the Uinta County Assessor’s Office. Remind other veterans or your tax will go up, along with your mortgage …

I used to think the only thing standing between me and great writing success was my cat allergy. It wasn’t true, but I still liked to think it. A writer with a cat is almost a …

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