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Don’t get it confused. There’s hardly anything patriotic about preventing U.S. citizens from expressing their amended rights.

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The 2018 Wyoming State Fair will be only four days long, half of the eight days it has been for more than two decades. That agonizing decision was made by the Wyoming Department of Agriculture and state fair leaders based on available revenue in the current budget after severe funding cuts w…

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You may or may not have heard about a new series that just debuted March 31 on Netflix called “13 Reasons Why.” This series is about a teenage girl who commits suicide and documents the 13 reasons, or people, who she feels are the reasons for killing herself. This post is definitely not a “r…

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People are so confused about the war on terror and the connection to Islam. But the issue is being obfuscated with the extreme right’s ‘merica rhetoric and the left’s identity politics.

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I recently read an article about an alarming trend of 911 calls made in recent months by students at Boston College, which unfortunately was true. Two female students called the police after seeing a mouse run across their floor and later sought counseling. Another called police to report th…

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When lawmakers learned last year that the Laramie Boomerang had filed a records request for emails between university students and their student senate representatives about a proposal to allow guns on campus, they cringed and immediately moved to action, taking on the state’s public records law. 

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Super Bowl 50 has garnered a new name amidst the aftermath of the NFL’s biggest year-end celebration — “The gayest Super Bowl in history.”

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The death of the leader of the Supreme Court’s conservative wing will have national ramifications, undoubtedly shifting the conversation of the presidential election and potentially touching issues from abortion to gun rights to climate change to affirmative action.

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Through 20 games this season, Dominick Firnekas never stepped foot on the court during a varsity game.

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We hear this mantra every time the economy in Wyoming dips into the bust cycle: It’s time to diversify our economy. Then, when energy prices are on the rise and drilling hits a fevered pitch once again, we fall into the old trap of worrying about the moment and forgetting about the future. W…

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My taste in music is literally trash. I started collecting records sometime in high school; a friend that worked at the village dump and I would occasionally riffle through the massive dumpsters and find boxes of LPs that people had pitched out.

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It was a long walk to the garbage can and one of the hardest good-byes I have ever had to make. Although the year was 1992, I remember it like it was yesterday.

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A state legislator in South Carolina introduced a bill last week that seeks to establish a state registry for “responsible journalists.”

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People are naturally curious about what Veterans experienced during war, and it’s a good thing that people want to know more and understand it.

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This week’s question from a reader deals with snow removal, specifically who shovels, where and when and what happens to a person if they fail to shovel?

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In a recent piece from the English tabloid Daily Mirror Online, columnist Brian Reade emphatically states that Kentucky-born Cassius Clay, better known as Muhammad Ali, is a better American than Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

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People like to say that sports is just a game. Clearly those same folks have not spent any amount of time watching the Douglas Bearcats this season.

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With the start of the annual U.S. and South Korea joint war games this month, North Korea has picked up a familiar rhetoric: “The capitalist aggressors are planning to invade us, so we must strike preemptively” the North Korean state-run media says.

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The ongoing fight over whether Apple should open up the San Bernadino shooter’s iPhone for Uncle Sam isn’t a conservative or liberal issue, though if you fired up your computer or smartphone in the last few weeks you’ve likely seen it framed that way. Nor is it about one iPhone. 

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It was a long walk to the garbage can and one of the hardest good-byes I have ever had to make. Although the year was 1992, I remember it like it was yesterday.

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A state legislator in South Carolina introduced a bill last week that seeks to establish a state registry for “responsible journalists.”

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The opposing forces to the proposed new Douglas Rec Center bring up some pretty persuasive arguments, many of which will need to be addressed and dealt with when the time comes. They have pointed out access to the proposed site across Interstate 25 on the Wagonhound development called Seven …

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As they do every year, the Converse County Commissioners recently split up state grant money – about $1.5 million in total – among the county, City of Douglas and towns of Glenrock, Rolling Hills and Lost Springs. This year, however, the Town of Glenrock was absent from the meeting . . . and…

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The Douglas City Council on Monday approved the annexation of the 7 Trails development by Wagonhound Land & Livestock, despite ranting going on on social media, some in-person objections and even some legitimate concerns about water needs and the city’s ability to provide utility and oth…

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"It's time for generosity," Doug Olson said after Monday's City Council meeting.

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Another election is in the books. We should have some bit of respite now from campaign ads, at least for a year before things start heating up for the 2016 general election.