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The Lincoln Highway Association’s annual conference is only about three months away, June 18-21 in Sweetwater County, but for now, let’s continue the trek down memory lane.

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Sweetwater County School District No. 1 is wrangling with the idea of implementing a four-day school week next year. I weighed in on the subject in January, noting there is no real research out there that speaks to the overwhelming benefits of a four-day school week. In fact, it seemed to re…

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There’s nothing that gets the blood going more than seconds before getting ready to get the keys into the ignition. The key makes the turn, the engine gets revved up, and there is a rush that no person or thing can replicate.

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The scandal reported last week about lying and cheating to get kids into prestige colleges and universities brought back some memories.

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DEAR ABBY: I’m a high school junior, and my school’s prom is coming up. I don’t have a date. I completely understand that I don’t need a date for prom to have fun. However, within my group of friends, we are organizing who will sit at our 18-person table, and I’m the only dateless person at …

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Why is it that a TV sold by national retail stores is the same price in Seattle Washington, Morris Plains New Jersey, and Casper Wyoming, or for that matter, how about a hamburger, a cup of coffee, or a tube of toothpaste?

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DEAR ABBY: I take care of two girls. I have never asked for money from their dad. Because they are poor, I go to great lengths to make sure they get the same advantages as everyone else.

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DEAR ABBY: For several years, my husband and I were good friends with “Pam” and “David.” About a year ago, we moved to a new house just a few blocks from theirs. They decided they liked some of the features of our new home and immediately started remodeling theirs to resemble ours.

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As we enter the third year of the Donald Trump administration, we’re fortunate to have a president who understands the vital role women entrepreneurs play in our economy. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) supports the president’s business advocacy by nurturing the entrepreneurial …

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DEAR ABBY: I have been married to my husband for four years, and before that, I knew him for about a year. At the time, he was very loving and considerate, but right after we got married, his true nature emerged.

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Some lucky Wyoming folks managed to sneak out of the Cowboy State March 10-16 and head to Las Vegas to attend the annual Mountain West Basketball Championships. By doing so, they managed to avoid the biggest blizzard of the winter, which left most of the state buried and paralyzed.

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DEAR ABBY: I met a really great guy online eight months ago. He lives in another country and we have been in a long-distance relationship for the last six months. We talk all the time, video chat frequently and have grown very close. I have never clicked with anyone like I have with him, and…

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This is a crucial offseason for the Denver Broncos, and more specifically, for General Manager John Elway. For two-straight years he has failed to put a winning roster together, and not everyone in Broncos country is still as high on him as they were a few years ago.

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Helping travelers this past week who are stranded has been a joy and very time consuming. Nevertheless, I look back on the treasured moments spent helping these dear people facing closed roads, and it has been a delight.

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We wish to roll out the red carpet for the future president of Western Wyoming Community College. Even though we don’t know who will replace President Karla Leach, we’re marking the public receptions on March 25, 26 and 27 where the public can chat with the finalists.

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DEAR ABBY: When I first started dating my boyfriend seven years ago, I told him that I wanted to someday adopt a child. He said he would like his own children first, but adoption would be “cool.”

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Solicitations for Medicare Advantage plans once again have been arriving in the mail, promising the best bargain since sliced bread. A case in point is one from Emblem Health, a managed care company in my area that says it considers me what they call a “candidate” for their “special needs pl…

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DEAR ABBY: My brother and sister-in-law recently told me their 5-year-old son claims my 9-year-old son touched him inappropriately on several occasions. Understanding that any parent believes what their child says, I asked my son if he has ever touched or done anything inappropriate to anyon…

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DEAR ABBY: I dwell in a small, Southern and, I thought, safe hometown. I’m currently unemployed and therefore unable to afford a place of my own. I live with my parents. I have job-searched for months now for something within walking distance. I pay for food with food stamps. But I can’t yet…

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Keep your flower vases filled all summer long with beautiful blossoms picked right from your own garden and containers. Growing seeds, plants and tender bulbs that can double as cut flowers makes it easy to create casual, fresh-cut bouquets for your dinner table, guest room or to share with …

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I read a passage in a book recently, describing mood contagion. Mood contagion says that when a person walks in the room, we can automatically sense if they are sad, angry, anxious, or upset, and unless we are very mindful their negative mood can overtake ours. Similarly, if we are happy or …

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DEAR ABBY: I am writing about your Keepers booklet, the collection of your most popular essays, poems and letters. I would like to purchase a copy, but first, I have a question. Is there a particular favorite of yours in there? — BIG FAN IN FORT WAYNE, IND.

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Maps once upon a time were beautifully crafted and added a taste of panache, unlike today, where they look like they were Adobe Photoshopped and mass produced on expensive pieces of paper.

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DEAR ABBY: I’m recently married, and in my opinion, my wife has too many pets — seven inside dogs. She also feeds the neighborhood cats, so at any given time of day, there are 10 to 18 cats in our front yard.

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As we look around at our circumstances, it is easy for all of us to panic, worry, or give up. Any day of our life, we can wake up to unfamiliar circumstances that drive us either to our knees or to utter despair. On slick roads, many of us have found our vehicle sliding, skidding, or swiftly…

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Sweetwater County School District’s No. 1’s four-day school week proposal won’t produce significant cost savings, it will increase the financial burden on local families, and there’s scarce research to justify its effectiveness.

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DEAR ABBY: About a year ago, I confessed to one of my close guy friends that I liked him. He said he wasn’t looking for a relationship. I haven’t brought it up since. I have now found out his roommate is interested in me. I politely declined his advances, but I can’t help but wonder if the g…

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DEAR ABBY: My husband and I moved from another state four years ago. He went a year and a half before getting a job after we moved. Now he’s out of a job again.

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This year marks Administrator Linda McMahon’s third year leading the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and I am proud of the great work that she, and our whole agency, has accomplished over the past few years in advocating for America’s small businesses.

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DEAR ABBY: I am a 30-year-old divorced male. I suffered from a stroke six months ago and have paralysis on one side of my body. After rehab, I returned home able to walk with a cane.

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DEAR ABBY: I was involved with a man (“Mike”) I cared deeply about. One day he came to me saying he had a “secret” he needed to share. He explained that he was in love with another woman, and they had decided to get back together. I asked him all the normal questions. He explained as best as…

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Sitting and shivering in the stands were Cheyenne residents Chris Boswell, Rick Boomgaarden, and former Wyomingite Gene Bryan watching the Colorado Rockies play a good game with the Seattle Mariners.

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DEAR ABBY: I am a 15-year-old girl. I have been friends with “Amanda” for two years. She helped me through a really tough time, which is how we became friends.