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This Side of the Pond – Dec. 18

You may have noticed in this week’s headlines that the hoity toity of England are once again up in arms over breaches of stately etiquette. Every time we send a royal across the ocean to pay a visit to our…

This Side of the Pond – Dec. 11

By Sarah Pridgeon   Speaking of Christmas, which seems to be all that I’ve done for the last week, I wonder if I might tempt you to try something different this year? I’ve been planning to share the secrets of…

This Side of the Pond – Dec. 4

By Sarah Pridgeon The season has arrived to once again practice my military planning skills. The invasion I have in mind is a benevolent one, of course, in the form of yuletide gifts for my loved ones – across two…

Letters to the Editor – Nov. 27

The Governor of the great state of Wyoming, Matthew H. Mead, has proclaimed that Sunday, December 7, 2014, be designated as Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. It is earnestly recommended by the few remaining veterans in Wyoming, of the attack on…

This Side of the Pond – Nov. 27

By Sarah Pridgeon Brace yourselves, my friends, because I’m opening this week with the least popular statement I’ll ever make: I don’t understand why people consider Obamacare to be a bad thing. But before you gasp and collapse into the…

This Side of the Pond – Nov. 20

By Sarah Pridgeon I had an epiphany earlier this week. It wasn’t exactly well-timed, bearing in mind that the last place you want to be while you’re engaged in deep thought is upended in a ditch with your wheels spinning.…

Letter to the Editor – Nov. 20

Dear Editor, I am writing this letter in response to an article in last week’s newspaper. Even though the school district was told by the county commissioners in September that they were not interested in a land trade or anything…

This Side of the Pond – Nov. 13

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By Sarah Pridgeon I write to you this week with matchsticks propping my eyes open and a permanent yawn affixed to my lips. I’m finding it difficult to remember what I’m doing, or even the last syllable of my name,…

Letter to the Editor – Nov. 6

Mac, Kathy, and I met with Campbell County about our recycling. They had audited a load our recycling and found that some of us are not doing a good job. The exceptions that were brought to our attention were car…

This Side of the Pond – Nov. 6

By Sarah Pridgeon I’ve often wondered what it would have been like to grow up on a farm. I have romantic visions of breakfasting on fresh eggs and butter, lambs frolicking around my feet as a cockerel announces that it’s…