Opinions

Letter to the Editor – May 8

Editor: There was a deliberate, orchestrated attempt by some of the state party leadership to stifle free and open debate on “public censure” at the recent State Republican Convention. This was absolutely appalling! As I see it, this was nothing…

This Side of the Pond – May 8

By Sarah Pridgeon They say that your university days will be the best of your life but, looking back at a photograph from my freshman year, I’m not entirely sure that’s true. It was certainly a time for self-awareness and…

This Side of the Pond – May 1

By Sarah Pridgeon For just a little while last week, I got to be an expert on the Sundance way of life. Though I’m the first to admit that I’m barely past the beginner stage when it comes to rural…

This Side of the Pond – April 24

By Sarah Pridgeon My entire family is pathologically incapable of filling out forms. Even the box that asks for your name takes us two or three attempts to get right and complex calculations are virtually impossible, which explains why I…

This Side of the Pond – April 17

By Sarah Pridgeon   If there were ever a perfect example of how our two cultures rely on one another, it’s to be found in a simple cup of coffee. The method by which the English make our morning wake-up…

Letters to the Editor – April 17

Letters to the Editor   I have several updates to provide. First, we are in the final stages of making an agreement with Western Waste Solutions to take over the recycling program. The council was pretty specific in their desire…

Letters to the Editor

Just a note to say I enjoy Sara Pridgeon’s This Side of the Pond, especially the April 3, 2014, article on the chivalry and respect she has seen and experienced here. It’s refreshing to know there are young people showing…

This Side of the Pond – April 10

By Sarah Pridgeon I made a discovery recently that has changed my answer to a very specific question: how do I feel about giving up my Englishness when I transform into an American? It’ll be a couple more years before…

Luther Collins Smith

Luther Collins Smith of Midvale, Utah, passed away April 3, 2014, at home. He was the third child, first son, of the late Ed C. Smith and Jessie (Smith)Smith of Sundance, Wyoming. He was born in Spearfish, South Dakota, March…

Letter to the Editor – April 3

Dear Editor: The Sundance Community Handbell Choir has somehow misplaced Book 1 of our repertoire. It is a black notebook filled with handbell music. It may have a “1” on the spine. Anyone having information on the return of this…