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From the Statehouse to Your House

By Rep. Mark Semlek The General Session of 62nd Wyoming State Legislature will begin at noon on January 8. I have had several people contact me recently about proposed bills that the legislature will be considering during the 40 day…

This Side of the Pond – Jan. 3

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By Sarah Pridgeon Christmas may be over, but it’s surely never too late to share the tale of one’s first encounter with lumberjacking. If there’s ever an experience unlikely to be offered in London town, it is the chopping down…

Letters to the Editor – Jan. 3

I recently learned about a Wyoming statewide gas tax hike that is set to be voted on by our state legislature this coming January. This new gas tax hike will raise the price of every single gallon of fuel purchased…

This Side of the Pond – Dec. 27

By Sarah Pridgeon As you are enjoying firework displays and sipping cocktails on New Year’s Eve, my family will be hovering on the front doorstep in our overcoats, waiting on midnight to (in the absence of a tall, dark stranger)…

Letters to the Editor – Dec. 20

Dear Editor, In the December 13th edition of your paper I was interested by the editorial by Mr. Wilcox and Mr. Eitel making the case for an increase in two taxes. The sales tax on fuel and the vehicle registration…

This Side of the Pond – Dec. 20

By Sarah Pridgeon This week’s column is brought to you at the behest of your police chief, whose requests I seldom feel inclined to ignore. I must remain in his good books for the inevitable day on which I skid…

Letters to the Editor – Dec. 13

We broke ground on our new transfer station and immediately hit rock. The site had been drilled to check for rock but the rock resided between the drill holes. It is going to drive the price up but it is…

This Side of the Pond – Dec. 13

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By Sarah Pridgeon This week, I should like to tell you the story of The Day I Was Nearly Murdered (and then definitely wasn’t). I’m not generally prone to panic. On the other hand, I am English and should not…

War on coal is real

By Travis Deti Election Day has come and gone, and America has made its choice about who will lead the nation for the next four years. As a result, the anti-coal policies of the last four years we’ve seen out…