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My Wyoming: Where does Wyoming Fit in a President Joe Biden world?

As residents of the most Republican Donald Trump-loving state in the country, many Wyoming folks are reeling in the face of the apparent election of their arch-nemesis Democrat Joe Biden. As I write this on...

Opinion by Rod Miller: Finish the wall … in Gillette!

Opinion by Rod Miller, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  You’ve probably heard about the incident in Gillette a couple weeks ago wherein a transgender magician was scheduled to perform at...
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Community Opinion: We all play a role in preventing child deaths

Opinion By Korin Schmidt and Sara Serelson When a child’s life is lost, it is a tragedy beyond comprehension. Even one child death is too many, but everyone can play a role in preventing these...
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Opinion: Call it a crises

Opinion by Sen. Cynthia Lummis   Night after night, Wyoming citizens are turning on the news to see a national security and humanitarian crisis unfolding at our southern border. This influx in illegal immigration, which is...
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Community Opinion: Unwavering support of the UCHealth affiliation

Opinion By Christi Urman   Dear CCH Board, CEO, Campbell County Commissioners, I wish to submit my full, unwavering support of the UCHealth affiliation. I grew up in Gillette, Wyoming. I left for about 20 years and returned...
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Wyoming Can Do More Than Survive, We Can Thrive

Resilience is a trait of success. The pandemic may have temporarily knocked down Wyoming, but we have an opportunity to take the lessons learned and come back stronger, more resilient. We can thrive, not just...

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...

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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My Wyoming: The Red Desert: Loneliest Place In Loneliest State

Red Desert driving tour map (courtesy www.reddesert.org)  Jim Smail’s Scottish grandfather came to America and homesteaded in Farson back in 1915. That old desert rat started taking Jim’s father to the Red Desert back then and that...

Opinion: Gov. Mark Gordon may be the biggest winner of Cheney’s race

By Kerry Drake, WyoFile Could Rep. Liz Cheney unwittingly help Gov. Mark Gordon keep his job? Wyoming Republican Party officials are so gung-ho to replace the three-term congresswoman with a party-first lackey that they appear to...