Guest Essays & Editorials

The ecosystem holding America’s first national park is facing whirlwind changes. The slowdown could be the wake-up call we need. by Todd Wilkinson, March 18, 2020 Republished with Permission from Mountain Journal     We are a country, society and region unaccustomed to dealing with involuntary pause. We’ve been caught…

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Why do we march?

Dr. Mary Keller, Closing remarks at the January 18, 2020 March For A Better America. Cody Wyoming. Let’s begin thinking from an Indigenous perspective today. If you’d like to learn about the Crow people who were here before we, the settlers, arrived, read the book Pretty Shield about an Apsáalooke…

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Immigration Detention Center in Evanston

Open letter to Wyoming’s Statewide Elected Officials by Chair of Wyoming Rising, Ronn Smith (printed in Powell Tribune on 8/8/2019) To Wyoming’s Statewide Elected Officials: Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) recently announced its intent to contract with a private company to build and operate an immigration detention center in Evanston….

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Counting The Value Of Wild.

Guest Essay by Lee Nellis. Jackie is face down in the pink mud, laughing so hard she cannot stand. Henry is doubled over in mirth. Sophie, our dog, looks down from a sandstone capped pinnacle above the wash. She doesn’t like snowball fights. But the melting of a wet November…

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Government: the solution or the problem?

Guest Editorial, by Linda Raynolds. April 12, 2019 Dear Secretary of State Buchanan, I was disappointed to read your recent letter to the editor, which appeared in my hometown newspaper, The Cody Enterprise. You write of your opposition to the temporary Court-ordered suspension of thousands of acres of o&g leases…

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