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The Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in McCulloch v. Maryland (1819), widely regarded by scholars as the most important decision ever rendered by the nation’s High Tribunal, provided firm footing for national action and continues to shape American constitutional law. The Court’s iconic opinion,...
Masks, guns, and banks. Out here in Wyoming, that sounds like Butch Cassidy and Wild Bunch. Butch was famously asked why he robbed banks? “That’s where the money is,” he answered, looking like he had just been asked the dumbest question on the planet. If Butch did not say it originally, I am sure...
It is once again that “most wonderful time of the year,” and holiday cheer is all around us. From the upcoming holiday concerts hosted by Weston County School District No. 1 to the Festival of Trees and the Christmas Cantata, we hope to see the community come together to celebrate. Throughout this...
“TIMBER!” was the resonating shout on the Friday after Thanksgiving as many families, including my own, headed into the forest to chop down a tree and kick off the Christmas season. I absolutely love Christmas — it is truly the most wonderful time of the year, but I am of the opinion that Christmas...
If you’re a Broncos fan, you know what I mean when I say, “when the going gets tough.”  Denver is having a tough year, struggling on both offense and defense, and that kind of season can and does lead to a great deal of frustration from players, coaches, owners and from fans. On Sunday, the...
Making homemade artisan bread is not only possible for the average home cook but also simple and easier than you think.  Today, I am going over some helpful bread-baking tips for beginners. You will be equipped with all the beginner bread-baking knowledge you need for your bread-making endeavors....
‘Tis the season to give thanks.  It has been proven that if you give thanks for the blessings in your life consecutively over the course of 21 days, your brain functioning will actually change. I’ve kept a gratitude journal in the past, and I can’t say for sure if being thankful for three things in...
24 Then Jesus told his disciples, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. (Mt 16.24, ESV) Grace and peace to you from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! Recently, I was letting my nerd-flag fly and was talking with a couple of people about Lord of...
These rapidly shorter days can cause a man of my vintage to complain about some things that have been a bother for a while.  For example, how does one ever get used to the sun going down at 4:30 p.m.? And soon it will go down even earlier. Three weeks ago, when it was going down at 5 p.m. it was a...
Far too often elections bring out the worst in people and this election seemed to be one for the books locally, statewide and nationally. So, now that the dust has settled, it is refreshing to be able to ask our readers to shift their focus to the best in people in our community and start...

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