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As we near the end of Newcastle High School’s second high school sports season of the year, a trend is definitely showing itself among our programs. That trend is how important it is for athletes to take full advantage of off-season opportunities to improve their skills and athleticism.    Dogie...
The saying goes, “Wyoming is a small town with long streets.” This is inherent in the Cowboy State’s identity. Our state’s small towns make up its collective spirit and are directly tied to our values of independence, resilience, family and stewardship. Each community in Wyoming is unique and binds...
Do you believe there is such a thing as good and evil, God and Satan? When something good happens do you thank God because you believe He blessed you? What about when something bad happens? In Jeremiah 29:11 the God of the Bible says, “For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord, plans to...
When the U.S. Supreme Court, in Richmond Newspapers v. Virginia (1980), in the words of Justice John Paul Stevens, “squarely held that the acquisition of newsworthy matter is entitled to constitutional protection,” it was protecting under the First Amendment’s Free Press Clause the essential...
Do you find yourself worrying about everything that is going on around you?   It can be very tiring and depressing to constantly worry about your family, your job, your health, and everything else that is happening. Having things out of your control is very scary.   As a result, here are 7 tips on...
Budget Sessions of the Wyoming State Legislature only last 20 business days, so there really isn’t a lot of time to do much besides pass a budget. That’s why a 2/3 vote is needed for any non-budget bill to pass introduction, be assigned to a committee and eventually be considered for passage by the...
As basketball winds down the regular season, my thoughts turn to post-season possibilities for my beloved Dogies and Lady Dogies.   Both teams have, admittedly, had a year of building and rebuilding and have dealt with adversity going up against teams with more experience and, frankly, more kids...
JACKSON – As the Wyoming Legislature begins the second week of its 2024 session and lawmakers prepare for two rounds of debate over budget amendments, the Democrats’ focus lies with Wyoming’s hardworking families, supporting local communities, and the shared duty to protect our natural landscapes...
Do you believe there is such a thing as good and evil, God and Satan? When something good happens do you thank God because you believe He blessed you? What about when something bad happens? In Jeremiah 29:11 the God of the Bible says, “For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord, plans to...
How often do you hear it's not what happens to us, but how we respond? We know we will face trials in this life, so it only makes sense to prepare how we are going to react when they arrive. Since the way we perceive develops our thoughts and views, but what if our thoughts are wrong? The most...

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