Commentary

After lots of finger-pointing, shrill complaints and off the wall ideas, the primary campaign of 2014 came to a close with predictable results.

It has not been hard to collect unusual police stories in Wyoming in recent months. For example:

The 2014 Republican primary is shaping up to be a real doozy.

Just about all the statewide action of this political cycle will be decided in less than a week from right now. Thus, it is time to make some SWAG predictions. (SWAG stands for Scientific Wild A** Guess).

Way back in December 1999 I wrote a column, which detailed the achilles heel of Wyoming's economic expansion - the lack of qualified workers who live here.

Besides ending the Civil War, freeing the slaves and launching a national railway, President Abraham Lincoln also thought it important to have a designated highway crossing the country from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean.

By definition, the term “bucket list” stands for those places you want to visit or those things you want to do before you die.

For some time now, I have been publishing my own version of this list and have gradually been checking a few off my list.

Should women work in coal mines?
Should there be a severance tax on coal?
Should you be literate in order to vote?
Should women be allowed to vote?
Should the state own rights to all the water?
How many people do you need to become a state?

Mother Nature can take on some ornery appearances across America this time of year – even here in Wyoming.

Although tornadoes are rare in the Cowboy State, dust devils and waterspouts are quite common.

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