• JUDY KNIGHT
    CONTRIBUTING HISTORY COLUMNIST
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There is no doubt that some of the earliest residents of Laramie were just passing through. Exactly one year after Laramie was founded, the two great railroads, the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific, met at Promontory, Utah, on May 10, 1869. The great migration to California could now be…

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  • By KEVIN BRETTING
    CONTRIBUTING HEALTH COLUMNIST
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When you think of successful ageing, what do you think of? We likely expect our hair to change color or amount and understand that our faces will show lines of character before too long. But those are normal ageing processes. Diminished function can be kept at bay for a long time, so I think…

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I write to convey sincere appreciation to Presidents Nichols, Young, Leach, Patterson, Hicswa, and Schaffer for their strong and well-researched argument in opposition to HB 136, a bill that seeks to allow concealed firearms on campuses across the state.

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House Bill 136 would permit concealed carry onto the University of Wyoming’s campus. It is puzzling that our state Legislature continues to push for firearms at UW, as a similar bill was rejected last year by UW students, staff, and faculty.

  • By SHAWN PALMER
    CONTRIBUTING HEALTH COLUMNIST
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Q: I often eat an egg for breakfast because I’ve found that protein helps me feel better in the morning. However, a friend said that the cholesterol in eggs causes dementia and heart disease. Should I stop eating my egg?

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As the 2016 election results become a reality, some recognition goes out to the many deserving parties responsible for President Trump’s election, not the least of these are the following to whom a big, albeit cynical, thank you is warranted:

  • Sally Palmer
    Contributing Religion Columnist
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We expect so much from love but we’re continually disappointed. What we see with most every advertisement is couples smiling, hiking, dining—together. The image we have of romance is pictured before us through all the media, all the time. If it’s not couples, then it’s a beautiful woman just…

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No matter how successful we are in our pursuit of photography, there are always areas where we can improve our photos’ effectiveness. This is true for beginners who want to shoot a lower percentage of snap-shot photos and increase the percentage of good personal photos, and for professionals…

  • by Amber Travsky
    Contributing outdoors columnist
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They’ve done it again. Members of the University of Wyoming Nordic Ski Club will, once again, represent the United States at the World University Games. Beginning Jan. 29 and going through early February, six UW skiers, two UW coaches and three ski team alumni head for Almaty, Kazakhstan. Fo…

  • By Amber Travsky
    Contributing Outdoors Columnist
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The freshly dug mounds of dirt catch my attention. They stand out starkly against the white snow. I ski closer and get excited. I stop a foot away from the main burrow diggings, careful not to disturb anything. I am in investigative mode and hit the “recall” button on my memory.

  • Dan Hayward
    Contributing photography columnist
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Photography is a form of visual communication and the main goal in taking almost any photo is to draw peoples’ attention to the finished photo and then keep their attention long enough for them to derive a message from the photo.

  • By Amber Travsky
    Contributing outdoors columnist
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I ran 755 consecutive days, covering some 2,022 miles. I was one of three official Wyoming members of the U.S. Running Streak Association. Alas, a year ago I had to let it go. I ended my running streak due to knee surgery. During physical therapy I was told that riding a bike was fine, thoug…

  • By Dan Hayward
    Contributing photography columnist
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Hi, and welcome to my “HighLight & Shadow” photo column.