Pat Stuart Newspaper Columns ART: A Great Economic Multiplier Cody Enterprise, 26 May 2020 The City of Cody drastically raised the Cody Art League’s rent not too long ago, coming close to pricing it out of the old museum building and out of existence. Obviously, none...
Our democracy rests on the radical experiment of citizen’s voting, a privilege we all need to exercise if we’re to retain our freedoms.
Adverse possession is one way of losing your title to your property through inattention. It almost happened to me.
When we look back on the Covid-19 pandemic, we’ll remember the final events first, memory being malleable and fickle.
A personal experiment to test the effects of exercise on memory. The results? Poor.
Counting on the debt-laden consumer to spend in order to save the economy is like asking me to save the world.
Being forced to remain at home has its advantages like more outside activities and internet possibilities including TED-ED.
Try talking to relatives about death. A horse eyeing a rattlesnake is less skittish than they. But death is an inescapable reality we all must face.
Powell, Wyoming’s Homesteader Museum spells out our past and marks the way to the future, providing the area with a valuable reflection of our identity and the health of our community.
Should colleges be supporting the computer gaming industry; ignoring the negative impact on our youth and giving legitimacy to the idea of gaming as sport.
As the state’s lawmakers meet, they will add another 200 or so laws to the books. Should they?
New job skills a necessity in your life? Visit your public library either physically or online for help learning new skills and retooling old ones.
Other cultures provide an opportunity to see social capital at work in ways that our libraries provide here.
The Bible tells us: Woe to those who call evil good and good evil. With so much of that going on, it’s become extremely difficult to be good citizens.
What makes us great? We do. We make ourselves and our community great through our care for ourselves and each other.
Pat Stuart Books and Columns Two Trees by Pat Stuart Powell Tribune, 27 August 2019 You know them. Or maybe you don’t. Where you turn if you’re taking visitors to the Japanese Relocation Center Museum. Those two big cottonwoods? For many years now, they’ve been a...
Pat Stuart Books and Columns Mind Bugs in the Equality State Powell Tribune, 29 June 2019 We’re the “Equality State,” a name evoked often this year as we look back on 150 years of women having the vote. Me, I love the name, the concept of equality and the challenges...
Seventy-six people perished in the Blizzard of 1949. It closed down life in the Heart Mountain camp, leaving us cold and miserable but alive.
A sense of community settled on the camp after the shared blizzard experience, and it became a community for its last two years.
A description of life in the former WWII Japanese relocation center as recycled into a housing area for Bureau of Reclamation employees from a kid’s perspective, covering the months leading up to the great blizzard of 1949.
The Bureau of Reclamation’s Shoshone Project gave the US its last homesteaders and a great example of recycled housing. Here is part of the story.
Whether via letting your fingers do the traveling through their control of your TV remote or doing it in person, travel is most rewarding when it includes meaningful interactions.
Sunday, after-church, family drives around the county, I suspect, was as much about checking out the neighbors as it was about recreation. It definitely was not for the faint of heart given the state of the roads and our mountainous terrain.
Wyoming’s sovereign wealth ranks among the 100 richest in the world. But who would know it with the legislature poor mouthing and thinking of adding new taxes.
Failure to either create a good budget or pass appropriations bills is just plain bad government.
Much has changed in Park County since its homesteading days, but it’s almost as difficult to make a living.
Ideas and words to provoke thought…