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Karla's Kolumn: Don't be a Negative Nelly

I used to think people nowadays are easily offended but after a few things happened this week I have come to a different conclusion. People are not necessarily easily offended by things as they are...

 

Karla's Kolumn: A different type of shopper

I didn't go Black Friday shopping. Well at least as of this writing, because, that's correct, I am at work, writing this column and working on the Saturday issue. We are closing early today and if I...

 

Karla's Kolumn: Always something to be thankful for

Thursday is Thanksgiving. Many of you may be wondering in the world we live in today if there is anything to be thankful for. I would say yes, there is plenty to be thankful for today. No, I'm not...

 

Karla's Kolumn: When there are no words

I woke up earlier than usual on Thursday morning. My husband was coming into the bedroom. He informed me there had been another senseless mass shooting. This time the shooting took place at a club in...

 

Karla's Kolumn: Continuing the sales tax is important to the future of Washakie County

While the nation focuses on who will win control of the U.S. House and Senate after Tuesday’s election, local voters have many important races to focus on in addition to the federal races. Worland voters will be deciding on the makeup of the city c...

 

Karla's Kolumn: Party affiliation and Wyoming politics

The Wyoming Secretary of State’s office released numbers this week announcing that more than 12,000 people changed their party affiliation this year from July 6 and Sept. 20. After the primary election on Aug. 21, governor candidate Foster Friess s...

 

Karla's Kolumn: How dogs are like humans, only better

Did you know dogs get the hiccups? They do. I didn't realize they could get hiccups either until we got our oldest dog Sarah 15 years ago. She doesn't get them as much now as she did when she was...

 

Karla's Kolumn: Like MLK Jr. I too have a dream

There has been a lot going on in our country and I have pondered how to address the issues. I certainly have opinions regarding many of the things that have been happening but as I have watched...

 

Karla's Kolumn: Another great season of AGT

As you know America’s Got Talent or AGT for short, has become a favorite pastime for me during the summer, which works to the advantage of my husband, who due to his work schedule can avoid it for the most part. He does not share my enthusiasm for...

 

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We have a lot of fun in our office with practical jokes and employees trying to scare other employees but the best tricks are ones that happen without you trying. Case in point one of our coworkers...

 

Karla's Kolumn: Am I a prude or an individual

You would think I would become a bigger prude (modest) as I get older but it seems like the opposite is coming true. When I was growing up I had a battle with my mother in making sure she didn't hem...

 

Karla's Kolumn: Musings from the primary election

Whew! We can all safely open up our newspapers, turn on our television sets and our radios again and not be bombarded by negative campaigning from candidates ... at least for a few weeks before...

 

Karla's Kolumn: It's election time

It's election time It's that time again. That time that rolls around on even years, on the third Tuesday in August. That's right Tuesday is primary election day in Wyoming where political parties get...

 

Browns hosting former Cowboys star WR Dez Bryant

CLEVELAND (AP) — Dez Bryant has stopped in to meet the Browns. The three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver arrived at the team's headquarters on Thursday, and the free agent's visit could lead to Bryant signing with Cleveland. Bryant posted a photo on...

 

Karla's Kolumn: More things I know but don't understand

Everything needs a sequel nowadays and my column from a few weeks ago on Things I Know but Don’t Understand is no exception so here goes. •I know my dog fell in my window well but I don’t understand after three years why now. And I don’t...

 

Karla's Kolumn: Is Worland ready to grow?

How do you grow a city? That’s a question facing the city of Worland as they fight to keep the population above 5,000 in order to hold on to federal Urban Systems funding. The Urban Systems funding has helped the city build major streets including...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    July 28, 2018

Karla's Kolumn: Things I know but don't understand

I took a few days off last week to get a few projects done at home and rejuvenate myself for the final push of many activities to cover before school starts in the middle of August. During that time off I also let my mind wander and it wandered to...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    July 14, 2018

Karla's Kolumn: Cowboys and firefighters

Much the same way a kneeling NFL player turned many U.S. citizens into strong, outspoken American patriots, a simple slogan change by the University of Wyoming turned many a Wyomingite into strong,...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    July 7, 2018

Karla's Kolumn: What were we celebrating?

Wednesday was a national holiday. The Fourth of July. Two hundred forty-two years ago, the Continental Congress declared independence from Great Britain with these words (per transcript from the...

 
 By John Davis    Opinion    July 3, 2018

The trails talk

I’ve been preparing for a talk I’ll give at the National Historic Trails Center in Casper on July 21. I was contacted by a representative from the museum and asked to speak about how I came to write “Wyoming Range War,” my book about the John...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    June 30, 2018

Karla's Kolumn: Fond fishing memories

A few weeks ago in his column, John Davis wrote about a few of his fishing memories and that got me reminiscing about some of my favorite fishing memories. What better time than summer time to share...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    June 23, 2018

Karla's Kolumn: Progress in Worland

With businesses closing in Worland the past few years some people have become concerned about the future of Worland, but there are several things that show Worland is progressing not struggling. Yes,...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    June 16, 2018

Karla's Kolumn: Turning 50

When you're young, I mean like elementary age or younger, you think 50 is pretty old. And, you're probably right. I mean think about 50 is half of a century and a century is old? But, then, you turn 5...

 
 By Don Hall    Opinion    June 13, 2018

GUEST COLUMN - June 14: A patriotic holiday, birthday

June 14, nestled quietly between Memorial Day in May and the Fourth of July, is a younger patriotic holiday celebrating the actual American Flag – the Stars and Stripes. The date is also the birthday of one of the Nation’s military services, and...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    June 9, 2018

Karla's Kolumn: Cats. Who knew?

I write a lot about my dogs, their escapades, the fact that they are my "fur kids" the joy they bring. I'm pretty much a dog person. But then there are our two cats. We had cats growing up but cats ar...

 

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