Opinions

Changing the culture of safety in Wyoming

By Joan Evans, Director of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services The Wyoming Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was a part of the reorganization of the Department of Employment into the Department of Workforce Services (DWS) just over a…

Letter to the Editor – Aug. 30

This letter is in response to the August 23rd, 2012 Sundance Times article titled “Oneok set to proceed on Bakken Pipeline.” ONEOK representatives and Mr. Wes Christensen seem to misunderstand the role and function of the Crook County Natural Resource…

Letter to the Editor – Aug. 23

Dear Editor, Oneok sited its Bakken NGL Pipeline through the gypsum karst of the Spearfish Formation without having done its geological research. Landsmen from Coates Field Service, the company representing Oneok in its acquisition of landowner easements, discounted landowners’ information…

Letters to the Editor – Aug. 16

Last week Kathy and I traveled to Cheyenne to attend a SLIB (State Land Investment Board) board meeting. We recieved $226,000 for our Consensus projects, which you will recall are electronic water tank monitoring, fixing a drainage problem on south 21st…

Letters to the Editor – Aug. 9

Editor, In 2009, 13 motorcyclists died on Wyoming highways. Last year, 31 motorcyclists died on Wyoming highways. With the onset of the Sturgis Rally, now is a good time to remind ourselves of some important facts. Most of the fatalities…

Guest Editorial: Deliberative deception

By Bob Bonnar Newcastle News Letter Journal President, Wyoming Press Association This provision was written behind closed doors, without a hearing, debate, or any input from the public, the State of Wyoming or its elected representatives. —Senator John Barrasso This…

Letters to the Editor – August 2

Letter to the Editor: This letter is intended to clear up confusion and rumor about my resignation from Crook County School District. There were several issues over the last three years that concern me, including the resignation of Kathy Hood,…

Letter to the Editor from Judith Bush – July 26

The Crook County Commissioners are considering signing off on ONEOK’s Bakken Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) Pipeline through Crook County in spite of four professional reports, together stating that more study is needed, that sinkholes and landslides pose a potential threat…