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Koslowskys Embrace God, Family, and Others through Service

by Gayle M. Irwin Faith is the center of our lives, said Mel Koslowsky. He and his wife Donna married in 1981....more>

Family Finance

What Falling Oil Prices and a Rising Dollar Mean for You

Two of the most notable economic developments of recent months are the dramatic decline in oil prices and the resurgence in the value of the U....more>

To Your Health

To Aspirin or not to Aspirin

I recently ran across this article about aspirin because years ago I had been growled at by a nurse that, at my age (nifty fifty at the time), I should be taking it daily....more>

Around Our Town: Dogs in Schools

Dogs Offer Calm and Comfort to School Students

by Gayle M. Irwin "The emotional impact is huge Lucie impacts the kids positively," said Aaron Wilson, Paradise Valley School principal....more>

Around Our Town: Game and Fish

Hunting license types - confused? Let us help.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department receives phone calls each year from hunters asking a similar question what is the difference between general and limited quota licenses for trophy and big game and what is a License Type? The difference is a General License is valid in any hunt area in which licenses have not been totally limited in number, while a Limited Quota license is a license that is valid in a specific hunt area(s) and/or is limited in number....more>

Gentle Virtues


by Tami Watts When I was a toddler, my big brother Dell introduced me to a Jack-inthe-box. Frankly, I did not like Jack....more>

Casper Critters

Best in Show

by Gayle M. Irwin Miss P, a 3-year-old, 15-inch beagle, won best in show at the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in February....more>

Marriage and Family

Dating Maintenance

Maintaining a dating relationship should be easy, right? When a relationship is new and exciting, it doesn't feel like hard work....more>

Legally Speaking

Discrimination, Harrassment and the At-Will Employee

In 2012, Melissa Nelson was fired from her position as a dental hygienist for being "irresistibly attractive....more>

Around Our Town: Vital Network

Vital Network Seeks to Connect Women and Impact Community

by Gayle M. Irwin "I really like the community services projects we're doing," said Amy Larson, Casper Vital Network co-chair....more>

Around Our Town: Wyoming Medical Center

Wyoming Medical Center earns American Stroke Association's highest honor for stroke care

Wyoming Medical Center won the American Stroke Association's highest level of recognition at the 2015 International Stroke Conference Feb....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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