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I was hopefully wishing hopefully wouldn’t change

The information came like a bolt of lightning from friend, journalist and columnist Bob Rodriguez via e-mail. Even the Associated Press has given in. Bob’s message would be enough to make Mom turn over in her grave. The word from […]

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Bob Rodriguez

Puns can be fun … or dumb

This was the week that I was going to explain how I single-handedly prevented the outbreak of World War III. Or I was going to explain my foolproof

Wyoming cuts while the crisis in Washington grows

A couple of news items caught our eye this week and are worth noting. Last Friday, due to continuing low prices for natural gas produced in Wyoming, Gov. Matt


Fishing advice from the experts

It used to be I could go out to my favorite spot on the Clark’s Fork armed with my fishing pole and a few worms and, as a

A special moment in Las Vegas

The Mountain West Conference college basketball tournament in Las Vegas is always a fun event, and Susan and I were able to join other family members at the

Glenn Engelking

North Big Horn County lost a true gentleman and a great educator this week with the passing of Glenn Engelking. When it came to educators, Glenn was one of

A new college conference is born

In the topsy-turvy, ever-changing world of college athletics, members of the Mountain West Conference and Conference USA announced a bold move this week to merge the two conferences

David Peck

Lovell wrestlers back on top; let’s honor them tonight

Lovell has always been known as a basketball town, and for good reason, given the high school’s success on the hardwood over the years. But during the late 1990s,

Making a difference: We value our relationship with our readers

Your newspaper staff spent the weekend in Laramie for the annual – the 113th annual!—winter convention of the Wyoming Press Association. During these gatherings, we share stories, compare notes,

David Peck

Soaring castles and spirits in Salzburg

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