Drought could have profound implications for Wyoming, Mountain West
If whoever originally turned the phrase that “too many cooks spoil the broth” were contemporary today, he might of instead lamented how “too many politicians spoil just about anything.”
Hardly a day goes by without at least someone — and usually a number of someones — leaving indignant and sometimes snarky comments on News Record social media posts about how our stories published online should be free to read.
What began as a critical benefit for people directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic has evolved to become an obstacle in our social and economic recovery.
It’s no secret that a depressed local economy, coupled with an alarming plunge in Campbell County’s assessed valuation, is squeezing our local health care system like a hungry boa constrictor.
Nearly seven years of asking “what if?” and imagining the potential for theoretic game-changing technologies to solve what Elon Musk calls the largest threat facing humanity, we’re on the cusp of beginning to realize the potential for the Integrated Test Center.
If we needed another sign that some things are starting to return to normalcy as the COVID-19 pandemic drums on, there’s the Campbell County Health Board of Trustees enjoying a short little jaunt to an out-of-town resort.
Just in time to add more intrigue to the state’s funding crisis is a survey by the University of Wyoming that identified cuts to K-12 schools as the biggest concern of Wyoming residents.
Buying the Cloud Peak Energy building two years ago was a mistake. Campbell County commissioners hoped it could become a courthouse annex, but have had to shut down any planning or work on it for lack of money.
Less than two weeks ago, newly inaugurated President Joe Biden talked a lot about unity. He pledged that his administration would work to heal some deep political and ideological divides that have ripped at the very soul of the United States.
People have been patient during this pandemic — at least for the most part. They huddled at home during lockdowns, even as some watched their business profits evaporate. They watched as senior dreams evaporated as schools emptied and moments like state tournaments, prom, sports seasons and e…
Whether it was boredom brought on by a pandemic or a desire to make some beautiful out of crappy year, people in Gillette have outdone themselves with their outdoor lighting and decorations this year.
We Americans are so busy fighting with each other that we seem to have forgotten that we have enemies — strong ones, determined ones, well-funded and well-organized ones — outside of our borders.