Opinions

From the State House to Your House – Jan. 31

By Mark Semlek Probably the most important vote of the 62nd legislative session took place last Friday when the House of Representative passed SF 104 which had previously passed the Senate the week before. The House vote was 39 aye…

Expanding secrecy is a bad reaction

By Jerry Raehal Laramie Boomerang publisher The University of Wyoming needs the best president available if it is to continue to succeed and grow. That is one thing everyone involved in the question of whether the names of the finalists…

This Side of the Pond – Jan. 31

By Sarah Pridgeon   Before I moved to Sundance, my pet ownership experiences were sadly limited. There’s simply not enough room in a London apartment for an additional animal; frankly, I had trouble fitting my husband in when he visited…

Derailing a superintendent

By Randy Tucker (Originally published in the Riverton Ranger) The move to usurp the voice of the voters goes too far. It’s been an unprecedented two weeks to open the 2013 session of the Wyoming Senate. While personal disputes are…

Letters to the Editor – Jan. 24

The day after our last City Council meeting, I signed an agreement with Janet Lake which allows us to place the failing water tank on her property just west of where it is today. That morning, our engineers (TRI-Hydro), city…

This Side of the Pond

By Sarah Pridgeon It’s amazing that I’ve managed to make it this far into writing about being an Englishwoman in Wyoming without discussing the makings of A Nice Cup of Tea. It is, after all, the very lifeblood of the…

This Side of the Pond – Jan. 17

By Sarah Pridgeon We Brits ruled the waves for hundreds of years, sailing to lands unknown and contracting scurvy for the sake of exotic spice. It’s said that no British resident lives more than 150 miles from the ocean; I,…

Letters to the Editor – Jan. 10

Make your voices heard We’ve all heard the rumblings about a proposed 10 cent per gallon gasoline tax and increases to our vehicle registration fees. It’s been discussed here before as well as on various talk radio stations. I, for…

This Side of the Pond – Jan. 10

Heathrow Airport, where they bid you farewell in style.

Living in one country while bearing the nationality of another, I seem never to be in the right place. As you read this column, I am recovering from a ten-day trip across the oceans to bestow my twice-yearly Parental Visitation…