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David Peck

Be careful as fire conditions worsen

The warnings are coming ominously early. From the Bureau of Land Management in an announcement Monday: “The BLM Wind River/Big Horn Basin District is warning the public that the fire danger rating throughout the (district) is extreme and urges caution […]

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David Peck

Taking your turn at the local level

This is the time of year when local citizens play the wait-and-see game for local office. It always seems as if there will be no candidates for town

Superman or Batman?

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David Peck

A bittersweet time in Germany and Lovell

Hearts are breaking in Berlin even as ours are soaring in Wyoming. Such are the mixed emotions that come with the end of our daughter Danielle’s school year

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. [caption id="attachment_1634" align="alignright" width="125" caption="David Peck"][/caption] Even the Associated Press

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