Collaboration gets you farther than insults

By Ben Long

Is there any habit harder to break than harboring a grudge against an old adversary? Yet burying hatchets is exactly…

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When will black history become a part of American History?

By Wayne Hare

Photo Credit: Unknown author, Public domain via Wikimedia Commons


Wyoming may be too much like America used to be

By Bruce Palmer

May 31 By Bruce Palmer If you’re hankering for a true Western vacation, come to the Cowboy State, where we…

Grand Tetons at the end of a Wyoming Road, photograph by Leslie Cross, courtesy of Unsplash


Some Western states join the rush to suppress voting

By Jeff Milchen

Colorado’s elections are a bipartisan success story, so when Major League baseball responded to Georgia’s new voting restrictions by moving the…

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Like it or not, We Learned a Few Things

By 'Asta Bowen

“2020 put the lie to the notion that we are in charge.”

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We’ve Been Living With Too Much Rudeness

By Crista Worthy

“I’ve also heard from bicycle riders who say they’re sitting ducks when trucks pass by while belching out black smoke..”

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Now We Need to Rollback the Rollbacks

By Jonathan Thompson

“Yet Obama’s policies were equally friendly to energy development.”

Photograph by AJ Nash — @VernChronicles


Living with Evacuation, Smoke and Helicopters

By Laura Pritchett

“Wouldn’t it be a miracle if the whole damn world banded together and realized climate change was the number one priority?”

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The Bomb and Me, 75 Years Later

By Paul Krza

“my face received about a hundred times more radiation than Japanese nuke bomb”

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By Jerry Brady

On the one hand there’s the spirit of cooperation and belief that government can help, on the other there’s outright contempt for anything governmental.


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