Opinions

Letter to the Editor – Sept. 18

Family-Friendly Beer Fest? I left the Sundance Beer Festival this past Saturday extremely disappointed in the event organizers billing this as a “Family-friendly” event as reported in the Sundance Times article about the event. Based on that publicity I had…

This Side of the Pond – Sept. 18

By Sarah Pridgeon In case you haven’t heard what is obviously the most important news of the year, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting another nipper. Not content with ensuring that four generations of potential monarchs are cluttering…

Letter to the Editor – Sept. 11

Very few of us can say we haven’t been touched deeply by a friend, family member or ourselves when cancer enters our lives. For me it was August 2010. My son had his 28th birthday, got married and received his…

This Side of the Pond – Sept. 11

By Sarah Pridgeon Have you ever stored something in the safest spot you can think of, only to forget all about your hiding place, let alone what’s stashed inside it? It’s thanks to this ill-advised strategy that I am faced…

Letters to the Editor – Sept. 4

Letter to the editor, I am responding to an earlier article and to clarify some information. The fair board has not made any plans or designs for a new fair facility should we move. There was a meeting scheduled with…

This Side of the Pond – Sept. 4

By Sarah Pridgeon Not so long ago, I would have considered it plain unreasonable to cook outdoors on anything but a special occasion. Why plan a necessary stage of your daily routine in such a way as to invite disaster,…

Letter to the Editor – Aug. 28

Dear Residents of Sundance and Crook County, The school year is beginning again and the students of Bear Lodge High School are starting a Bike Riding/Bike Repair unit for their Physical Education class. They are in need of bicycles of…

This Side of the Pond – Aug. 28

By Sarah Pridgeon My husband is lobbying for us to purchase a summer getaway home back in England. It’s not something that he’s ever shown an inclination for in the past so, being a dutiful wife, I made sure to…

Letter to the Editor – Aug. 21

We just finished our yearly audit and it came out well. There were two exceptions. First was an error we made when we did the Ordinance to rebalance the budget; we knew the money needed to be moved but forgot…

This Side of the Pond – Aug. 21

By Sarah Pridgeon As I write this column, the grapevine has barely finished reverberating with the news that actor and comedy genius Robin Williams has passed away. Social media, news sites and the internet in general is still awash with…