Opinions

Letter to the Editor – Aug. 14

For 28 years our rally week has been a big boost for our local people of Sundance. The Mayor and the City Council should be ashamed of themselves for allowing the man from the Harley store to set up a…

This Side of the Pond – Aug. 14

By Sarah Pridgeon What with all this seafaring I’ve been doing, and a newfound addiction to a television show about Blackbeard, I seem to have awakened a dormant trait at the very core of my genes. My English blood will…

This Side of the Pond – Aug. 7

By Sarah Pridgeon As my father drove me to the airport last week, dodging traffic and flirting with speed limits, a question occurred to us: why are there always so many people travelling at any one time? Where on earth…

Letter to the Editor – Aug. 7

Dear Editor, I have learned from a reliable source that the Forest Service is seriously thinking about closing Lake Cook/Cook Lake for good. If there is a possible slide, please just close that part. We all know it makes a…

This Side of the Pond – July 31

This weekend, I will be breaking open another English staple that I always make sure to bring back from my green and pleasant isle: a pot of custard powder. I like ice cream and I don’t mind whipped topping but,…

Letters to the Editor – July 31

Glass recycling is working out better than I expected. We are currently recycling 1,000 pounds per week and that reduces what we will ship out of the transfer station by another 26 tons a year. History shows that we start slow and…

This Side of the Pond – July 24

By Sarah Pridgeon I’ve often heard my fellow foreigners wonder why it could possibly be that Americans are so often without passports. Why, they ask, is it so rare for people to take temporary leave of this country when they…

Letter to the Editor – July 17

With the election season upon us, it’s important folks elect state leaders and legislators who strongly support the transfer of federally-held lands within the state to the State of Wyoming. For those unfamiliar with this issue, go to: www.americanlandscouncil.org. This…

This Side of the Pond – July 17

By Sarah Pridgeon   As you read these words, I will be once again recuperating from a transatlantic flight. You might think I’d be used to all the back and forthing by now, but boarding that plane is always a…

This Side of the Pond – July 10

By Sarah Pridgeon Recent events in our sleepy little town have reminded me that there’s one advantage to moving away from the big city that can never be overstressed: the lack of crime. In London, it’s par for the course…