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Opinion: Amy's Corner
09/29/2011

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Wright, Wyoming (SmallTownPapers)- Halloween is just around the corner, are you ready? The stores have all stocked up on costumes in plenty of time for you to be choosy about what you want to be this year. There is so much candy in the stores that you could get a cavity just walking down the aisle.

They have some pretty awe... View


 
Opinion: Anyone For Put Up or Shut Up?
09/29/2011

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Wright, Wyoming (SmallTownPapers)- The article ran at least 10 inches long--longer actually but I didn't want to bother measuring for a precise length. I can dispense with all the information in the article a lot faster than that. "Taunting President Obama to run with their jobs creation proposals and questioning Obama's sincerity, ... View

 
Health and "Full" Employment
09/30/2010

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Wright, Wyoming (SmallTownPapers)- Time Out For a Reality Check. I wrote in this column at the time the health care reform bill was being considered that it was a horrible bill, and the only worse thing would be for no health care reform bill to be enacted. I had serious reservations about that bill. Since it became law, we have hea... View

 
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09/30/2010

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Wright, Wyoming (SmallTownPapers)- Former Wright resident Janet Hicks died Saturday at the age of 86 at the Life Care Center in Casper from complications of COPD. She was the biological mother of High Plains Sentinel correspondent Roger Hawthorne.

Janet was born July 16, 1924 in Sheridan, one of three children born to Roy L... View


 
Fire started by kids put out by neighbor
09/30/2010

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Wright, Wyoming (SmallTownPapers)- LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON THERE WAS A SMALL FIRE ON CATTLE DR. TWO JUVENILES WERE APPARENTLY PLAYING WITH FIRE ON A PORCH WHENTHE FLAMES GOT OUT OF CONTROL. THEY TOSSEDTHE FLAMING WOOD AWAY FROM THEMSELVES AND IT LANDED ON THEORY GRASS IMMEDIATELY IGNITING IT.

A NEXT DOOR NEIGHBOR GRABBED A FI... View


 
American Veterans Traveling Tribute Comes to Campbell County
09/16/2010

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Wright, Wyoming (SmallTownPapers)- Last Wednesday, a mobile replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall came to Gillette. This was part of a five day tribute to war veterans that culminated with a 9/11 remembrance ceremony. The 360-foot long wall, named the American Veterans Traveling Tribute, is an 80 percent scale replica of the... View

 
Once in A BLUE Moon at the Wright Branch Library
09/16/2010

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Wright, Wyoming (SmallTownPapers)- Suann couldn't grow tall with her exercises, so she has the kids doing them to see if they can grow tall! Actually, "Stand Up Tall" and "Wiggle Your Happy Toes" are a great way to get the kids settled down to listen to some great stories!

"When I Read" was a perfect story to start the hour... View


 
Fairy Tales Which Are True!
09/16/2010

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Wright, Wyoming (SmallTownPapers)- Let's Increase the National Debt. Did you just read that and scream in outrage? As unbelievable as it may seem, the Republicans in Congress this very day are proposing to add $4 trillion to the national debt over the next ten years. Yes, you read that right. The Republicans are fervent to add $400 ... View

 
OPINION: AMY'S CORNER
09/16/2010

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Wright, Wyoming (SmallTownPapers)- School has started, the kids are getting back into their routines and the schedules are starting to fall into place. Part of those schedules are all the holiday parties that are coming up. Watching my kids play together made me think of all the toys they are going to want for Christmas. If I start ... View

 
Town Council Discusses Hunting in Town
09/16/2010

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Wright, Wyoming (SmallTownPapers)- The Wright Town Council held their regular meeting on Monday, September 13 at 7:30 pm at the Town Hall with a workshop at 7:00 pm. During the workshop, the sheriff's report was given by Gene Hansen. He reported for the last four weeks, to make up for the last meeting. There were 93 district 5 phone... View

 
Words Rare, Misunderstood and Misused
09/02/2010

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Wright, Wyoming (SmallTownPapers)- Either American reading ability has vastly improved or present day journalists are ignoring a basic rule of journalism.

The English language is the largest in the world with some 650,000 words, 200,000 more than the next largest language. Obviously no one person knows the definition of eac... View


 
OPINION: Amy's Corner
09/02/2010

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Wright, Wyoming (SmallTownPapers)- Ifyou'reawoman, you know that the bigger your purse is, the more stuff you're going to put inside of it. The same applies to a house. I have found more things that haven't been used in a very long time and I am wondering why I still have them.

For instance: I have clothes that I haven't wo... View


 
GARDENING ALONG SIDE KATHY HALL
09/02/2010

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Wright, Wyoming (SmallTownPapers)- Oops! Sorry about not getting an article out last week. I took a little vacation (for me that means a week of camping somewhere in the middle of nowhere) and I had some technical difficulties that I was unable to repair in the wilds. I'm back, things are working again, and here goes....

Af... View


 
"OGLE" ING VIEWS
09/02/2010

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Wright, Wyoming (SmallTownPapers)- Hello everybody. I am back. I hope that Harriet and Hazel aren't to mad that I took last week off, I had too, sometimes my brain needs a break. After Pelosi said that the government should investigate everybody that opposed the Mosque I figured that I would have had a whole column about how this ju... View

 
WYOMING GAME AND FISH COMMISSION MEETING SEPTEMBER 8-9 IN CASPER
09/02/2010

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Wright, Wyoming (SmallTownPapers)- CHEYENNE - The WGFD's State Wildlife Action Plan, proposed amendments to the Wildlife Protection Recommendations for Wind Energy Development, aquatic invasive species program and management plan, and the proposed sale of the commission's Como Bluffs Fish Hatchery will be presented to the Wyoming Ga... View

 
Campbell County Public Library System
09/02/2010

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Wright, Wyoming (SmallTownPapers)- Faces of Addiction Film Discussion Series at Campbell County Public Library

Campbell County Public Library is pleased to host a film discussion series titled "Faces af Addiction: AHumanities Perspective" on four consecutive Sundays starting September \2 at 1:00 p.m. This free, four-part di... View


 
Children go Shopping With a Hometown Hero
08/19/2010

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Wright, Wyoming (SmallTownPapers)- The 4th annual Shop with a Hometown Hero was, once again, a great success. This program is completely funded by the employees at the Gillette Wal-Mart.

There is absolutely no corporate help what so ever. The employees have fundraisers all year to raise as much money as possible. They do ba... View


 
Famous and Not So Famous Visitors
08/19/2010

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Wright, Wyoming (SmallTownPapers)- The President of the United States (POTUS) dropped by recently. He didn't have the courtesy to call ahead to let me know he was coming, but then none of them has. I could begin to form the suspicion that it does not matter who POTUS is?he has no awareness of my existence. It really is not that big ... View

 
Wright FFA does well at County Fair
08/19/2010

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Wright, Wyoming (SmallTownPapers)- The Wright FFA (Future Farmers of America) group did very well this year at the Campbell County Fair. Guided by John Masters, who is going on his third year as the WJSH Agriculture teacher and Wright FFA Advisor, the local kids were able to work their way to the top and use their talents and hard w... View

 
Lightening Strike Sends Man to Hospital
07/08/2010

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Wright, Wyoming (SmallTownPapers)- On Wednesday, June 30 at 7:40 p.m. the police department received a 911 emergency call for EMS assistance to Highway 387 near mile-marker 147 north of the highway toward a rig site.

Andrew Rebul, of Devon Energy, was lying underneath his truck, working on it during a violent storm, when th... View


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