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Editor: Like most residents of the Kemmerer/Diamondville area, | was stunned and then horrified by the letter I got from the Joint Powers Board regarding the local water quality. I …

We must stop giving our adversaries a leg up in energy markets. In 2014, former defense secretary Robert Gates wrote that then–vice president Joe Biden “has been wrong on nearly …

T he 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 troubling …

I t turns out that for all of its chest thumping about the founding fathers and the Constitution, the Freedom Caucus isn’t very keen on the executive or judicial branches of government …

I can’t help but try to understand the position so many of our elected officials have taken in opposition to funding mental health in general and the endowment to support a 988 hotline in …

I recently read an article stating older men may prefer to be alone. The author sounded like this was newly discovered information, never explored previously and a complete surprise to the human …

In 1907, my grandfather Harry S. Harnsberger, a baby-faced blond with translucent skin, stepped off the train in Lander. It was only the second train to arrive at this remote outpost — the end …

T his week must have been especially rough for the people still living in the contaminated eastern Ohio town of East Palestine. On Tuesday, only hours after the Francis Scott Key Bridge in …

Y ou’d never expect a tax revolt to start in the blue California city of Oakland. But a bunch of angry, over-taxed and under-protected local business people there have said, “Enough …

Defunding the University of Wyoming’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion might have brought ear-to-ear grins to our state’s far-right senators, but they won’t be smiling when …

It’s probably not the Easter message you expected, but for the sake of argument, let’s set aside miracles, repentance, heaven, hell and claims of divinity. Countless people who …

Naming children is a task we should really take time to research and contemplate. We have a son, Esjae, pronounced SJ, who tells us we should have just called him, “Buddy,” because when anyone reads his name, that’s what they call him.

R epublicans are never going to impeach Joe Biden. I wish more Republicans would beat that fact into their skulls. Just as Democrats weren’t able to impeach Donald Trump because they …

This year we observe the 37th anniversary of Women’s History Month, which is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture, society, and business. Women have been the driving force behind America’s economic rebound from the pandemic, creating 50 percent of all new businesses since 2020.

A miracle occurred last week in California’s U.S. Senate primary race. In a deep Blue state where Democrat voters outnumber Republicans 2-1, Steve Garvey, the former L.A. Dodger star, ran …

Our founding fathers recognized that the success of their new democracy and a viable economy would depend on educated and skilled citizens. Consequently, from the early days education often was …

When Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro engaged in a legal battle with the Little Sisters of the Poor over their refusal to subsidize birth control for their employees, I got very angry. As a …

There’s a saying, “Find someone to love and drag them to the end with you.” Poor Gar, he really should have taken a longer minute to reevaluate his spouse selection. I know he’s pondered, “Why am I living like this with her?” It’s on him, though, because as I’ve told him, “I came with a warning. I gave it!”

OK, Nikki Haley. Sing along with me, the Republican Party and the great Kenny Rogers: You’ve got to know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em, Know when to walk away, know when (NOT) to run.

The 2024 legislative session has revealed a lot about the state of Wyoming politics. As with most legislative sessions, we have seen both calculated grandstanding and remarkable instances of …

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