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Timing is right for Wyoming to finally legalize marijuana

Opinion by Kerry Drake, WyoFile For years I’ve heard people say Wyoming lawmakers will never legalize marijuana, and if they do, we’ll be the last state to go down that road. I’ve generally agreed with that...
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Community Opinion: Gillette continues to let its ugliest voices speak the loudest

By Mr. Ryan Lunde After reading news stories about the recent criminal complaint against the Campbell County Library, I can’t help but be saddened and disappointed. The town I called home, while full of good...
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Opinion: Why I’m founding the Financial Innovation Caucus

Opinion By Senator Cynthia Lummis Wyoming has always boasted pioneers. We’re called the Equality State because we broke so many barriers for women. We also lead in the energy sector, as both the country’s biggest...
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Opinion: We cannot afford to wait. We must address our deficit.

Opinion By Senator Cynthia Lummis Here in Wyoming, we understand the importance of living within our means. We don’t spend more than we have, we save when times are good, and we take pride in...
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Community Opinion: COVID Frustration

Dear Governor, I hope all is well as it can be in these trying times. Undoubtedly, you are busy and it seems that your frustration with the public is growing in response to the COVID-19...
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Will Cheney run for president in 2024, not Congress in 2022?

Opinion By Sven Larson, WyoFile The 2022 election is only 18 months away. Since this is a midterm election, the spotlight will be on the narrow Democratic majorities in Congress. Few House races will attract more...

Opinion: Campbell County officials abet bullies in battle of radicals v. librarians

Opinion by Kerry Drake, WyoFile Bullies trying to ban books at the Campbell County Public Library are grabbing all the headlines, but only because authorities are taking their hysterical rants seriously. This high-profile conflict is about as uncivil...
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Community Opinion: We Don’t Need Matt Gaetz’s Advice

By Matt Micheli Florida camera gnat Matt Gaetz parachuting into Wyoming to tell Wyoming what we should think about Representative Liz Cheney is the perfect illustration of politics in 2021. Never mind that Liz voted with...
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Opinion: A Wyoming Republican Call to Action

Opinion by Dr. Joseph McGinley My name is Dr. Joseph McGinley. I have served as the Chairman of the Natrona County Republican Party (NCRP) for the past 4 years and as Vice Chairman the 4...
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Community Opinion: “Equality State?”

By Rachel Bennett I have become more and more perplexed, the older I become, about what women should do when they encounter mistreatment in a professional environment. In recent weeks, State Senator Jim Anderson has...