Celebrating a museum and a mission
For some, it’s natural to overlook the meaning of Memorial Day. But this year, a couple of locals made that meaning easier to remember for a generation of veterans among the easiest to overlook.
Audio of shooting interview highlights need for independent oversight
There’s no shortage of thoughts and feelings floating in your head and in your words when you try to describe what it means to graduate from high school.
CHEYENNE — A Gold’s Gym patron tackled and subdued a local man Friday before he was arrested for allegedly trying to steal a vehicle and rob the establishment.
Beware of those who tout liberty but don't embody it
The Special Olympics is coming to Gillette later this week, and with it comes the opportunity for the community as a whole to take part in the games, as fans or as much-needed volunteers.
Casper mayor failed to grasp the responsibility of leadership
The Gillette City Council took public comment on a proposed hate crime law this week accompanied by a predictable series of histrionics. The first reading narrowly passed a 4-3 vote, but not before a procession of grievances were aired.
Proposed remake of school system is intriguing, but more details are needed
Hats off to those who navigated the ruckus and landed on the right decision to use geofencing technology to track economic impact in our community.
Student success needs to be the priority
Teachers and school district employees approached school board members this week with a detailed plan for a simple request: more money.
Community members and County Commissioners have rightfully had a lot of questions regarding the “geofencing” used to track the economic impact of local events.
After major exodus, fans of UW men's basketball team deserve answers
Somehow a lawsuit filed against the Campbell County Commission has managed to reveal more about what’s wrong with the Attorney General’s Office.
We shouldn't be making it harder to participate in the democratic process
This never-ending winter refuses to let us forget that we’re still in its throes, despite the calendars and clocks insisting spring is here.
Here are the issues that lawmakers should study in the interim
Citizens are very concerned about this constant raising of city utilities. The first problem is that the city government is using utilities to raise revenue and that is wrong!
For anyone who missed or overlooked the news this week about the International Pathfinders Camporee, now would be a good time to widen your pupils and open your mind.
Road deaths are spiking. Here are steps we can take to address them.
The Campbell County Republican Party’s election this week served as an unexpected example of civility in a time where national and local politics have become increasingly polarized.
There’s a lot to take away from last week’s library board shenanigans. Yet despite library board members again bypassing local control and flirting with questionably legal lines, it’s hard to watch the show go on and not see the broader county government enabling their carnival act.
Failure to expand Medicaid costs us all
Campbell County coal had a good year that could have been even better.
Campbell County residents should feel encouraged by how the hospital board handled the process of appointing a new trustee this week.
The drawn out slog through the legal process is often lamented. The process is stilted, intentional and yes — slow — but for a reason.
Susie McMurry set an example for how support your community
$5M doesn’t buy much infrastructure
On postpartum care and abortion ban, lawmakers lacking in consistency
Ed board right to revisit standards, reduce red tape
Time and time again, we see the disparity between the words our elected officials choose and their actions contradicting the message they’d like to project.
The incoming class of Wyoming legislators heading down to Cheyenne this month by way of Campbell County had their say on a variety of wide-ranging topics at the Eggs and Issues event at the Senior Center earlier this week.
Again, we’ve reached the end of one year and the beginning of a new. With that comes a time to reflect on the past and apply lessons learned to the future.
There's much to be thankful for this year, despite all of its challenges
It would be nice to stop harping on the word “transparency,” but as long as elected officials attempt to redefine that word and abuse what it stands for, those abuses have to be pointed out.
Now's the time to position Wyoming for a prosperous future
This week, commissioner Rusty Bell accused two library board members of involvement with Wyoming MassResistance, the group at the core of the ongoing library controversies.
This week, those running the new college district found themselves in quite the pickle. A $10 million pickle.
Last month, voters in Campbell County renewed the Optional 1% Sales Tax for another four years.
There’s a litmus test in the world of sports — a clear divide among those compelled to compete and how they process success. As it turns out, it’s not so different from how some interpret what it means to be thankful.