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Opinion: Three cheers for Superintendent Balow

To whom it may concern: I could not be more proud of the courageous stand Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow took in defying the introduction of the 1619 Project and Critical Race Theory in...

Opinion: Trump’s endorsement won’t seal Liz Cheney’s fate

Opinion by Kerry Drake, WyoFile The far-right media has become very interested in Wyoming politics, but only because it smells blood. Liz Cheney’s blood, to be precise. But I’d caution anyone who thinks it’s time to write...

Dale Eaton will die in prison. The death penalty is still hurting his victims.

Opinion by Kerry Drake, WyoFile I don’t think I could stand to be in the same room as someone who killed one of my relatives. But I fully understand why Sheila Kimmell and her family...
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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...

MY WYOMING You think Wyoming is empty? 

Here are five more lonely states   The Big Empty. Some decades ago, somebody came up with that motto for Wyoming in a contest to provide a not-so-complimentary nickname for the Cowboy State. It was a takeoff...
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Op-Ed: There is a bipartisan moment for energy and climate this Earth Day

By Jeff Eshelman-Independent Petroleum Association of America, The Center Square Too often, the conventional wisdom is that we have to decide between a strong energy industry and solutions to address climate change. That false choice couldn’t...

My Wyoming: This Week Marks Historic Anniversary of Deadliest Forest Fire in Wyoming History

       It was the worst of the worst. Good young men. Nowhere to hide. The fire was relentless.        This week marks the 83rd memorial anniversary of the worst forest fire disaster in Wyoming...

The dubious track record of ‘new’ nuclear technology

By Kerry Drake, WyoFile A friend of mine says he has no problem with nuclear energy or “experimental” projects, but not when they are combined and linked to Wyoming. I think it’s a sentiment many share....
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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...

My Wyoming: Cowboy State Crammed Full of Odd, Curious Sights

Want to go see something odd and different? Well, you live in the right place. Wyoming is such an interesting place.  Even if you ignore Yellowstone, Grand Teton Park, and Devils Tower Monument, the state...