Don’t close your eyes to community members who want to serve

I’m writing this out of great concern for the Torrington community.... more


A few random thoughts on past and present

Boy, it gets tougher all the time, trying to find a topic for a column. I don’t lead an exciting life. Work and home and work.... more


After the final whistle

While local sports keep rolling on, some upcoming national and international sporting events are circled on my calendar.... more


Life is too short when it comes to Cosmos, golden dogs and a few thousand good friends

In her own words, Leslie Blythe could see a time into the future when she would gather with a few of her girlfriends, all of whom were now over 100 years old, and they would sip cocktails at 4 p.m. Her drink of choice would naturally be a Cosmopolitan.... more


Mom-entum into the new year

It’s prime time for New Year’s resolutions, and less than three weeks into 2018, most diet plans, financial goals and new hobbies are still going strong.... more


Editorial Cartoon, Jan. 10, 2018

Cartoonist Gary Varvel opines on the state of the world... more


Letter to the Editor, Jan. 10, 2018

Shelter manager thanks Waggin’ Tails volunteers... more


My Wyoming

Far be it for me to refer to Wyoming as a “hole,” but that was the unique position our state held during the worst bust in its history.... more


Low-income doesn’t equate with ‘lazy’

Far too often, I hear the Trump supporters saying how he will cut government assistance programs so the low-income people will be forced to get a job. ... more


Wonders why so many attack the GOP?

My goodness, it saddens me to see such a wrong way of looking at the United States of America, as expressed in a Letter to the Editor. Some people must believe every lie they hear.... more


Memories of trimming the tree

Often, in the short weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas, I’m called upon by family members to help decorate their trees. ... more


Washington student seeks local help with class project

I am a student at Cascade Christian Schools. I am writing a report on the state of Wyoming.... more


Some Christmas cheer from the Schmidt house and Worland home

A famous cartoon concerning folks named Schmidt is often circulated around the Internet these days.... more


What was the purpose of the Preamble?

It appears that some folks grasp on to the Constitution to justify their preconceived thoughts regarding the administration and congress of our government today. ... more


The perfect Christmas gift for someone who loves this state

This is the time of year when I always try to locate Wyoming – themed items or products made here in the state, which I can give to friends and relatives.... more


Reader questions ‘Values Party’ values

The GOP calls itself the ‘Values Party’. Their candidates eagerly attend the Value Voters Summit and CPAC every year, touting their support for ‘values.’ Now, nearly a year into an all-GOP led government, what have they shown to be their guiding values?... more


Oh, for the good old days

Chilling. Howling. Roaring. All permissible descriptions for wind. ... more


Just a routine Saturday morning

Nancy and I had been looking forward to attending a University of Wyoming football game this fall and the recent CowboyFresno State game looked ideal.... more


People chime in how they might live their lives over, if given the chance

When a person is asked what they would do differently if they had his or her life to live over, you often hear about regrets. ... more


Surviving 48 hours with a 5-year-old

It starts Friday evening with great expectations of sharing laughs and toys and stories about the past week.... more