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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Many of you know that we lost our son, Josh, to suicide in June. There have been other suicides in our community along with attempts that we may know nothing about. Wyoming is listed by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention as...

 

The new congressional budget is a bipartisan blunder

Imagine you’re a business owner. You’re getting ready to leave town for a few weeks, so you leave your most trusted employees in charge of the place while you’re gone. A vote was held among everyone in the office, and it was generally agreed...

 

Letters to the editor

Dear Editor, Last November, taxpayers voted to create a special tax district for senior services. They also voted in a board of directors to oversee the distribution of this money, which will soon become available for allocation. The county has...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Wyoming has restored my faith in humanity, particularly, Trey and his son Easton. Driving from New Jersey to California, we stopped by Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse monument. During our drive, our car broke down, leaving us...

 

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor, Kudos to Stan Dodson! I have had a concern for the vulgar vocabulary used in all area of conversation, too. I think Stan and I were raised and lived through the era of proper usage of words. Obscenity and profanity darken conversations....

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor That 4 letter word??? What is happening every day in most all of the world? If you watch movies, go to the bar for a bit of libation, listen to today’s music, hear conversation on the street or in meetings, even in homes having...

 

Getting smart but acting foolishly: there is a solution

By Karissa Niehoff, Executive Director of the National Federation of State High School Associations and Ron Laird, Commissioner of the Wyoming High School Activities Association We communicate on smart phones, drive smart cars, make purchases using...

 

An open letter to Wyoming seniors and their loved ones:

Earlier this month, I received a message on my answering machine in Gillette. The caller claimed they were from the IRS and said I was being charged with fraud. If I did not call the phone number they provided, my case would be brought to the...

 

Risch disavows "nation building," Cheney should follow

As a Navy veteran, I’m familiar with the heavy responsibilities and costs of making war. As an elected official sworn to uphold the U.S. Constitution, I’m also mindful that our Founding Fathers constitutionally authorized Congress to declare...

 

He is risen indeed!

Let us proclaim this together, Easter Sunrise Service on Sunday, April 21, 2019 at 6:45 a.m. at Pine Ridge Community Church. Pine Ridge Ministries invites all to celebrate the Resurrection, followed by potluck breakfast and egg hunt for the...

 

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor, Moorcroft Town Council is looking to borrow money again; hundreds of thousands of dollars to remodel part of the old school building on the edge of town so they can expand the town offices including the police department. Close and sell...

 

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor, March 18, 2019, I attended the monthly school board meeting held in Moorcroft. Attending the meeting was Jessica and Doug Donnell of Moorcroft. Mr. Donnell talked to Thayne Gray several days earlier and asked if he could address the...

 
 By Mike Enzi    Opinion    March 28, 2019

Green New Deal is a bad deal for Wyoming

By U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo. The Green New Deal, plain and simple, is a pipe dream for forcing a massive expansion of socialist policies on the American people. Some might say this is an overdramatic statement, but this 14-page bill lays it out...

 

'Here comes the sun' moments in government

Little darling, it’s been a long cold lonely winter Little darling, it seems like years since it’s been here Here comes the sun (doo doo doo doo) Here comes the sun, and I say it’s all right George Harrison’s song of spring is a fitting...

 

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor, I am writing to you regarding two important issues that the state of Wyoming is dealing with: the legalization of marijuana, and special rights for the homosexual/transgender group. First, the legalization of marijuana is being...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Do we have a governing body of the people, by the people and for the people? I do not think so. What we do have is a man trying to save our country from rack and ruin which was enacted by a predecessor; an individual who held the office...

 

National School Choice Week – Jan. 20-26

When it came time to enroll my daughters, Grace Belize and Faith, in school, I knew that I wanted them to receive the best education possible. Fortunately, I came across online education and for 13 years it’s been the perfect fit for my...

 

OP ED: Dear mom and dad: cool it

By Karissa Niehoff, Executive Director of the National Federation of State High School Associations and Ron Laird, Commissioner of the Wyoming High School Activities Association If you are the mother or father of a high school athlete here in...

 

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