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Raises for state employees ensure stability, service in Wyoming

Higher state salaries mean more effective services One of the top priorities mapped out in Gov. Mark Gordon’s budget and State of the State address...

 

Political season revs up

With a few top state offices in Wyoming up for election in 2022, the state’s political season is already in full swing. This week’s IR features...

 

Our greatest enemies

In June of 1956 a joint session of the United States Congress passed a bill changing our national motto from E Pluribus Unum (Out of Many ONe) to In G...

 

Tend to your own backyard

We do things a little differently in Wyoming than in other states across the country. In Hot Springs County, we do things a little differently than ot...

 

What I love about HSC Hot Springs State Park

My first memory of Hot Springs State Park is about 75 years ago when our parents brought us up from Cheyenne to play in the water and ride the wooden...

 

Movie theater reopens

American past times such as going to movie theaters have evolved since the introduction of streaming services, the effects of the entertainment...

 

Bring back the blockbusters

by Tyler Martineau   Do you ever wonder why shows such as “Joe Pickett” or “Longmire” are based in Wyoming but are filmed elsewhere? Just...

 

Support for Medicaid Expansion

The undersigned members of Wyoming’s business community ask the 66th Wyoming Legislature to pass a bill to expand the state’s Medicaid program dur...

 

Harvard and fairy dust

by Ann Turner Here’s the $3.5 million question: What does Wyoming need to do to develop an economy that isn’t so dependent on the minerals...

 

The Basin has more constituents than we're getting credit for

by CJ Baker The COVID-19 pandemic couldn’t have come at a much worse time for the U.S. Census Bureau. Once a decade, the bureau takes a tally of...

 

Medicaid expansion - good for Wyoming

Medicaid is a state-administered program that currently supports the medical needs of Wyoming citizens who are both low income AND blind, disabled, pr...

 

Far above the Cowboy State is a breath-taking experience

by Bill Sniffin, Cowboy State Daily  In my opinion, there is no better way to appreciate this land we call Wyoming than seeing it from the air. And...

 

Transparency key in rebuilding trust

While most years, friends and family share well-wishes and hopes for the new year filled with resolutions to become healthier or achieve a longtime...

 

A more accurate new year

Fake News might seem like a new concept, but it has actually been around for a long time. The internet and cable news networks have probably made it...

 

Looking forward to 2022

This year has seen its fair share of crazy incidents locally as well as across the state and country. It’s fitting the end of what is commonly refer...

 

'Tis the season to be grateful

Remembering what we have to be grateful for is a good idea anytime of the year, but is especially so at Christmas time. Be grateful for: • Clothes...

 

Legalizing road kill was a good (if gross) move

by CJ Baker You don’t have to like the taste of road-killed meat to appreciate some new state regulations that will allow citizens to collect...

 

Remembering Pearl Harbor

“December 7th, a day which will live in infamy,” said President Franklin D. Roosevelt. It was 7:55 a.m. when the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Servic...

 

Getting outside in the winter is good for us

Mutt Mulligan, a rescue dog and the spokesdog of the TurfMutt Foundation, says a key to health and well-being is getting outside this winter...

 

Does the State of Wyoming have your cash?

by CJ Baker As a general rule, if you run across a website promising an easy cash reward, you should click away and maybe scan your device for viruses...

 

300th Armored Artillery Bn. members

I thought this might be of a slight interest. I see in a recent issue Bob James passed away. August of 1950 the Wyo. National Guard 300th Armored...

 

Have an attitude of gratitude

by Bryan Golden, author Thanksgiving is much more than a big meal with family and friends.  It’s a time to reflect on, and be thankful for, all of...

 

Special session, a win for the little guy

by Bob Bonnar It doesn’t seem like anybody is very happy with the result of the Wyoming State Legislature’s Special Session…but it ended up...

 

Volunteers needed to prepare Thanksgiving meal

The People for People program and other local volunteers will be preparing a Thanksgiving meal this year. We will not have eat-in meals at the...

 

Honoring veterans

Veterans Day is a time for us to pay our respects to those who have served. For one day, we stand united in respect for you, our veterans. Veterans...

 

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