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Not all the forgets is dementia

by Kelly Evans-Hullinger, MD Frequently, my patients will come to a visit and bring up a major concern: “Doc, I think I might have dementia; my memo...

 

You do make a difference

by Bryan Golden  It’s so easy to get into a rut yet difficult to get out.  A rut is a regular habit, pattern, or expectation.  There is a...

 

The birthday party without an invite

by Jill Pertler I went to many birthday parties when I was a kid. I don’t remember most of them. One I do remember, vividly, however, is the party...

 

Grief and Love

by Joanie Holm, CNP Writing about grief is like writing about life—huge! Where does one start? It is like describing love: basically impossible. The...

 

Time for action on property tax issue

by Stephen Dow Talk is cheap, as the saying goes. But when talk is not followed up by actions, it becomes quite costly. Such is the case of...

 

Amendment A is about flexibility in investment options

by Dave Bonner, Powell Tribune Passage of Constitutional Amendment A by Wyoming voters in the Nov. 8 general election doesn’t put cities, towns and...

 

The science of happiness

by Jill Pertler Lately I’ve been interested in happiness - scientifically speaking, of course. That sounds counterintuitive, oxymoronic even. How ca...

 

Range of emotions

by Tom Emery Americans have endured some tough years of late, which is nothing new in our history. One example is 1918, when people found plenty of...

 

Electricity needs are more important

by John Malmberg The old adage “Don’t put the cart before the horse” may certainly be applied to the push to get electric vehicles on our...

 

Excused or unexcused... that is the question

by Barbara Anne Greene A few weeks ago, Cynthia Johnson called to “plant a seed” in my thoughts. Her granddaughter was making plans for the...

 

White cane safety

by Tom Lealos, Vice President Wyoming Council of the Blind The use of long sticks and staffs by blind and visually impaired pedestrians has evolved...

 

Important and irreplaceable - grocery cart etiquette

by Jill Pertler, part 2 of 2 Last week, I touched on the importance of choosing the best and most functional grocery cart. I attempted to use wise...

 

Yawn: Tiresome newspaper arguments

by Tom Silvestri, The Relevance Project It’s been more than two years since I received my last paycheck from a newspaper company. In that time,...

 

Putting the cart before the horse

by Jill Pertler I’ve addressed grocery store conduct in the past, but today I address a topic so immense and life-changing that it spans two weeks...

 

The will of the people

Secure elections are the cornerstone of a thriving republic. The right to vote in a free and fair election is the most basic civil right, one on...

 

What are Wyoming's seven greatest man-made wonders?

by Bill Sniffin, Cowboy State Daily Wyoming has an almost over-abundance of “natural” wonders ranging from Yellowstone National Park to the vast...

 

Listen to your gut

by Jill Kruse, D.O. People often talk about having a “gut feeling” when they know something is wrong. What feelings come when there is something w...

 

Angell fought for gov't transparency

by John Malmberg With the death of Jim Angell a few weeks ago, a powerful voice for openness and transparency in government fell silent. Angell, who...

 

We can learn from ball player

by Amber Steinmetz Did you see the video earlier this month of the Little League batter consoling the opposing team’s pitcher? During the Little...

 

You don't make me cry

by Jill Pertler This weekend I spent time at a class reunion with friends I don’t see every day (but wish I still did.) They were the friends who kn...

 

Anxiety

by Tracy Renee Lee Most people do not expect anxiety to be a consequence of loss.  After 20 years in the funeral profession, I have come to realize t...

 

The student doctor; a complement to patient care

by Kelly Evans-Hullinger, M.D. As a clinical professor at my state’s medical school, I frequently have medical students seeing patients with me in...

 

Cowboy State is full of wonderful loop drives

by Bill Sniffin, Cowboy State Daily Here is a way to get “looped” this summer by enjoying Wyoming’s highways and byways. My definition of a...

 

PAW applauds courts

by Ryan McConnaughey The Petroleum Association of Wyoming (PAW) issued the following statement in response to both the Q2 2022 BLM Lease Auction and t...

 

Bison are not endangered

by John Malmberg We are not at all surprised the U.S. Fish and Wildlife is conducting a status review on the Yellowstone bison to determine if they...

 

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