Commentary

End of Convertible Weather, Even in Vast Yellowstone Park

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If you love Wyoming, you love seasons.

Sometimes you can enjoy all four seasons in one day. Especially during this time of year.

Rocktober Short-Lived This Year

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This story will warm your heart

This month is now known as Rocktober. – Sign held by fan at Coors Field in 2007.

Future of News is ‘All Local’ According This Journalist Panel

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Is it possible that there are more than 100,000 news reporters in the state of Wyoming?

That is a number I pulled out of the air while pondering the future of news reporting in the Cowboy State prior to participating in an intellectual freedom panel recently Tuesday with other journalists.

Wind Power, Big Rivers Highlighted Fall Road Trip

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We often describe Wyoming’s four seasons as: Early Winter, Winter, Still Winter . . . and Construction.

Yes, we are definitely in the construction season.

Is this biggest project in Wyoming history?

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The announcement Wyoming would be seeing a $5 billion investment in the FE Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne got me wondering:

Is this the largest financial investment of any single project in the history of Wyoming?

If I Am Doing so Good, Why Do I Feel so Bad?

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The title of this is: “If I am doing so good, why do I feel so bad?”

The title is using poor grammar – it should read: “If I Am Doing So WELL, Why Do I feel so badly.” Okay, got that out of the way.

Most Unique Election in Wyoming History?

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In the end, an election that looked like the craziest in Wyoming history ended up right where it started – front runner State Treasurer Mark Gordon, Buffalo, won going away.

A ‘Come Home to Wyoming’ Campaign Might Fill Critical Jobs

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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.

My solution was inviting natives, former residents and frequent visitors back home to the Cowboy State as a key way to solve this problem.

Bernard, a Bugle & Odd Politics in Old Wyoming

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Although lengthy, this is my favorite political story about a famous incident that occurred many decades ago in Wyoming’s Absaroka County. It occurred back in the times when there were foxhunts and even a drawbridge on the Tongue River.

2018 Governor’s Primary is Going to Be a Doozy

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My, how things can change on the statewide political scene over a few months.

The Wyoming governor race in 2018 may end up being the most interesting race in the state’s history. I hope people are paying attention. Not sure we will ever see the like of this circus again.

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