Opinion
 

Guess who has outsized clout on public lands

This may be a surprising story. It begins with a working group trying to save the last native bighorn sheep of Idaho’s and Wyoming’s Teton Range. Last fall it reached agreement after years of effort.... more

Marston: Wind-driven fire ran until gusts died

The Marshall Fire that demolished more than 1,000 homes along the front range of Colorado two weeks ago was not unique. This particular kind of fire happened before, on April 17, 2018 — 115 miles due south of the Marshall Fire.... more

 

Trail: A new predator stalks the West

People cross the world for the opportunity to see one in the wilds of Yellowstone or Alaska.... more

 

McWilliams: Mickey

The way they handle horses today is better. I can tell you for sure.... more

Lummis: Working for Wyoming

When I was campaigning across the state of Wyoming last year for the honor of serving as your U.S. senator, I had a simple platform – all Wyoming, all the time.... more

 

Witt: Alternatives to bigger jails aren't a partisan issue

If you know someone is a Republican or Democrat, then you might assume you know exactly where they stand on whether local jails need to be expanded.... more

 

As Lake Powell dwindles, wonders are revealed

On May 9, protected by neoprene, I bobbed around in a flooded canyon in Utah’s Lake Powell.... more

Barrasso: Biden must pull Stone-Manning BLM nomination if he's serious about domestic terrorism

This originally ran as an op-ed in the July 19 edition of USA Today.... more

 

Hey Phoenix Zoo, that ferret is from Wyoming

This past spring, I noticed that Wyoming’s black-footed ferret is a rock star at the Phoenix Zoo. In fact, you might think the elusive little critter was native to Arizona.... more

 

My dad’s been doin’ my thinkin’ long enough – True stories with Vern

True stories with Vern.... more

 

This could tear your clothes – True stories with Vern

The latest installment in stories from Vern.... more

 

Wyoming remembers: Memorial Day 2021

Do you remember where you where?... more

 

My uncle Chuck – True stories with Vern

True stories with Vern.... more

Lummis: Why I'm founding the Financial innovation Caucus

Wyoming has always boasted pioneers.... more

 

Bar Talk – True stories with Vern

True stories with Vern.... more

 

'Critical Race Theory' in Wyoming

By State Superintendent Jillian Balow... more

 

Double clutch it, Bill – True stories from Vern

When the siren went off in the little town where I went to school, just like in any other small metropolis, the volunteer fire putout crew sprang into action.... more

Balow: Addressing our school funding crisis

From Wyoming State Superintendent Jillian Balow.... more

Ask Flora

April 2021 –– Seedlings... more

 

Buchanan: Dangers of the "For the People Act"

I write today to offer my opinion on recent legislation before Congress.... more

Lummis: Call it a crisis

From U.S. Sen. Cynthia Lummis.... more

The end of the 2021 session

From Rep. Albert Sommers, House District No. 20... more

Legislative Updates – March 30-April 1

From Rep. Albert Sommers, House District No. 20... more

 

Celebrating Wyoming's history of remarkable women leaders

Sens. Cynthia Lummis and John Barrasso... more

Legislative Update – March 22-25

From Rep. Albert Sommers, House District No. 20.... more

Fitzsimmons: Let's start over

By Dr. Brendan Fitzsimmons.... more

The fight for Wyoming's economy

by Joe Ricketts... more

Legislative Update – March 17-18

From Rep. Albert Sommers, House District No. 20... more

 

Open government is key to honest government

When government fails, it’s the rare public official who says, “Oops. My fault.”... more

Legislative Update – March 10-11

From Rep. Albert Sommers, House District No. 20.... more

Legislative Update – March 3-4

From House Rep. Albert Sommers, House District No. 20.... more

 

Gilliland: SF103 bad for Wyoming's economy

On Thursday, Feb. 25, SF103 a 90/10 license allocation and fee increase bill was filed by Sen. Larry Hicks.... more

Funding Wyoming's K12 educational program

House Rep. Albert Sommers provides context and corrects the record.... more

Nesvik: Presidential suspension on mineral development bad for Wyoming's wildlife

Brian Nesvik is the director of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. He has worked on behalf of Wyoming wildlife and people for over 25 years.... more

Legislative Update, Jan. 27 - 28

From House Rep. Albert Sommers, District No. 20... more

 

As Wyoming Legislative session resumes, committees begin advancing critical bills

From Rep. Eric Barlow and Sen. Dan Dockstader... more