Commentary

As readers of this column know, I am no fan of the “new” JC Penney Company.

Owning and taking care of horses is obviously one of the great joys for a lot of Wyoming people. To me, I like to ride them, but have never had the urge to own one.

A unique part of the four-year curriculum at Wyoming Catholic College in Lander is a three-week wilderness course taken by all freshmen just before starting college.

Pow! Pow! Pow! That was the sound of the explosions coming from the high-powered revolvers used by some rough-looking, tough-talking cowboy-types in front of the Irma Hotel in downtown Cody.

An old grizzled editor told me 50 years ago that during my career I should always to be on the lookout for real life heroes. “If you are lucky, you might get to know at least one in your life. If so, spend time with them. You will never regret it,” I was told.

Not sure how to weave Donald Trump, Kim Kardashian and the First Lady serving duck at a Native American event into a column, but here goes:

The biggest political mystery to me over recent years is who in the world convinced Liz Cheney to go after incumbent Mike Enzi in the 2014 U. S. Senate race?

Back in 1978, I hired a group of young men in their mid-20s who all grew up to be powerhouse publishers. But back then, they were raw, ambitious and a handful to deal with, for sure.

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