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A Solid Foundation - Faith, Family, and Community: the Nic and Michelle Eskew Family

by Gayle Irwin Earlier this month Nic and Michelle Eskew celebrated their 12th wedding anniversary, a marriage built on a foundation of faith, family, and community....more>

To Your Health

I'll Say It Again

Howdy again! I ran across an article that made me smile and say, "Thanks again" for reinforcing this thought....more>

Gentle Virtues


Have you ever had a day that went awry? A day when you were out of sync and out of luck? I had one just the other day....more>

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Plan Ahead for Your 2014 Charitable Gifts

At the end of every year, people often scramble to wrap up their charitable giving by Dec. 31. A little planning throughout the year can go a long way to avoid the last-minute rush....more>

Casper Critters

Scottish Fold Cats Make Unique, Loving Companions

by Gayle M. Irwin From its origins in Scotland to homes across the ocean, the Scottish Fold cat appeals to the hearts of cat lovers around the world....more>

Around Our Town: Library Events

Longmire Month at NCPL One Book Wyoming is a statewide celebration encouraging all Wyoming residents to read "Spirit of Steamboat" sometime this year....more>
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Stretching Himself to Learn and Grow Bailey Flores

by Gayle Irwin Ten-year-old Bailey Flores enjoys a game that's not generally video-equipped for the TV nor played on a field or court....more>

Marriage and Family

Enemy Mine

If honest, most adults can look back at their childhood and remember specific events in which they regret how they treated their parents or caregivers....more>

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Outdoor First Aid

When I was a teenager on a camping expedition, one of my not-so-prepared cohorts chose to use poison oak in place of not having any toilet paper....more>

Legally Speaking

Seven Tips for Finding Quality Assisted Living Care

Advertising for assisted living paints a glorious picture for seniors: "Enjoy your golden years in bright, polished, independent communities while licensed medical professionals monitor your every need....more>

Around Our Town: Wyoming Medical Center

With the Start of Spring, Prepare Yourself for Hay Fever

By Dr. Jason Strand, family medicine physician at Sage Primary Care Thankfully for most of us, spring is around the corner....more>
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A Pirate's Tale -- Part XI

The Captain's legs felt like noodles and his eyes darted to and fro across the deck of the ship in search of rope....more>

A Pirate's Tale - Part IX

Charlotte stood on the shore of the island watching as Crayford rowed away without so much as a farewell....more>

A Pirate's Tale - Part VIII

Special thanks to one of our faithful reader, Rachel Tenney for her editorial comments and contributions....more>

A Pirate's Tale - Part VII

Matthew strived to keep his eyes on Crayford, pausing only to defend himself as he wrestled his way through the tumultuous crowd with increasing difficulty as the battle raged around him....more>

A Pirate's Tale - Part VI

From below deck, Charlotte could hear swords clashing, people yelling and heavy footsteps. She stood frozen in the middle of the cell, wanting to press herself against the bars and catch a glimpse of what was happening and pull back to take shelter in the corner at the same time....more>

A Pirate's Tale - Part V

Special thanks to one of our faithful readers, Rachel Tenney, for her editorial comments and contributions....more>

A Pirate's Tale - Part IV

Special thanks to one of our faithful readers, Rachel Tenney, for her editorial comments and contributions When Duke climbed back on deck, it was with resolve.He looked around at his crewmates with a steadfast decisiveness in his countenance that did not betray his nervous emotions....more>

A Pirate's Tale - Part III

"Papa! Papa!" the young angel-like figure practically flew up the stairs of her father's ship, the Oceania....more>

A Pirate's Tale - Part II

As Duke stood at the bow of the Silverado and looked out across the miles of water in every direction, his heart was in as much unrest as it had been the day he arrived and for the first time in eight years, he cried....more>

A Pirate's Tale

The usually welcome, comforting salt spray from the ocean did nothing for Duke Rogers today as he stood at the bow of the Silverado....more>
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