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This Side of the Pond – March 20

By Sarah Pridgeon   I write to you this week with stars in my eyes. A new television series launched last weekend and it has reignited my inner astronaut. In case you missed the first episode, Cosmos is a remake…

This Side of the Pond – March 13

By Sarah Pridgeon Somewhere up there, my beloved grandmother is smiling down on me this week. After a lifetime of avoiding the most challenging of baking techniques, I put rolling pin to flour and made myself some pastry. In doing…

Letters to the Editor – March 13

I have several things that I need to cover. First is the landfill problem. We are not going to raise the rate to $125 per month as the DEQ has suggested. We don’t feel that is appropriate and we are…

This Side of the Pond

By Sarah Pridgeon To those of you suffering alongside me through one of the worst winter colds in living history, I offer my sincerest sympathies. There’s nothing quite so unpleasant as struggling through the day with a handkerchief attached to…

Letters to the Edior – March 6

I want to express my appreciation to Mr. Stutzman and Mr. Hartwig for meeting with a few concerned parents regarding the school calendar and the changes we have seen this semester on the grading system. I hope all parents and…

This Side of the Pond – Feb. 27

By Sarah Pridgeon In England, we expect our winters to be marked by a nip in the air and the odd spot of rain, a far cry from the frozen roads and terrifying blizzards of Wyoming. What we do not…

Letter to the Editor – Feb. 27

We lost our battle with the state and it will hurt us in Sundance. I contacted Senator Driskill tonight but by the time I connected him, we missed the filing dates for budget amendments and the way the budget stands, we are going to…

A simple fix to a costly mistake

By Cindy Hill   The leadership of the Wyoming legislature is struggling to understand the Wyoming Supreme Court’s decision finding SF104 unconstitutional. I have heard words like “complicated, time consuming, difficult, and complex.” I am somewhat puzzled by this alleged…

Letter to the Editor – Feb. 20

The Carson Draw Ski Trails are groomed and ready to provide great outdoor recreational fun. Volunteer groomers make every effort to pack and groom the approximately five miles of trails after every significant snow fall. Snow amounts and conditions are…

This Side of the Pond – Feb. 20

By Sarah Pridgeon On Sunday morning, the whole of Great Britain was talking about Jenny Jones and her snowboarding bronze medal win. Hers marked the 23rd medal for my country at the Winter Olympics and the first we won in…