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This Side of the Pond – July 24

By Sarah Pridgeon I’ve often heard my fellow foreigners wonder why it could possibly be that Americans are so often without passports. Why, they ask, is it so rare for people to take temporary leave of this country when they…

Letter to the Editor – July 17

With the election season upon us, it’s important folks elect state leaders and legislators who strongly support the transfer of federally-held lands within the state to the State of Wyoming. For those unfamiliar with this issue, go to: www.americanlandscouncil.org. This…

This Side of the Pond – July 17

By Sarah Pridgeon   As you read these words, I will be once again recuperating from a transatlantic flight. You might think I’d be used to all the back and forthing by now, but boarding that plane is always a…

This Side of the Pond – July 10

By Sarah Pridgeon Recent events in our sleepy little town have reminded me that there’s one advantage to moving away from the big city that can never be overstressed: the lack of crime. In London, it’s par for the course…

This Side of the Pond – July 3

This is the most pleased that anyone has ever been about a strawberry.

Not to imply that I go a bit loopy for sports during the summer months, but there is a second international event that I should like to recommend for your viewing pleasure. I’ve always enjoyed Wimbledon but, now that England…

Letters to the Editor – June 26

With elections right around the corner, and political candidates actively seeking your vote; it really leaves voters with a lot to think about. I’ve had the opportunity to meet and talk to a great number of candidates for state and…

This Side of the Pond – June 26

By Sarah Pridgeon When I was little, I always had a plan. At some point during my first few years of existence, somebody must have mentioned that it’s best to know what to do should a fire break out in…

This Side of the Pond – June 19

By Sarah Pridgeon Until I drove my first American car, I didn’t understand the joy of vehicles – they were functional items other people seemed unreasonably attached to. Now that it’s summer and time for my fair-weather car to hit…

This Side of the Pond – June 12

By Sarah Pridgeon I know that soccer is not exactly this country’s greatest love, but I should like to alert everyone to an upcoming event that I’m confident we can all enjoy. The 2014 FIFA World Cup begins on June…

Letters to the Editor – June 5

Spring is here and we are busy at the City. The 21st Street water line is finished and the final grading is underway at the transfer station. The landfill scale is in position and about to have the deck poured. Mainline Contracting has the…