Around Our Town

National Vinyl Record Day ... more


An evening with the Homemakers

Two weeks ago, I had the pleasure of spending the evening with the Node Homemakers Club ... more



The day started early.... more


Learn the art of listening

The robin stands and waits patiently,... more


Partying – small town style

I definitely enjoyed myself over the weekend, covering the Community Day event in Fort Laramie. ... more


Shoshone Forest: In the shadow of a national forest that yearns to burn

During a normal hot summer fire season,... more


Palm Trees

Psalm 92:12-15, (NIV) ... more


Around Our Town

National Hot Dog Day... more


Around our town

National Give Something Away Day ... more


Yellowstone beckons! Big park is ready for your visit now

After a quick visit this past week,... more


Around Our Town

National Video Game Day... more


The Red Desert: Loneliest Place in Loneliest State

Jim Smail’s Scottish grandfather... more


Diamonds on the Prairie

The question was asked before branding, “Peg do you think I can pull the rope?” ... more


Rethinking how we define “the media”

“The media won’t show you this.”... more


We must invest in infrastructure to rebuild our communities, our states, and our country

As we poke our heads above ground to survey the damage visited on our shores by the coronavirus... more


Around Our Town

National Eat Your Vegetables Day ... more


Fixing the foundation

I’ve worked in newspapers for about 30 years and, during that time, I’ve worked closely with law enforcement officials of all kinds.... more


Moving West

Greetings readers,... more

In the COVID-19 era, what on earth do you advise to 2020 graduates?

Wow, what on earth would you say to a graduate this year about his or her future?... more