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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…

This Side of the Pond – April 3

By Sarah Pridgeon I made a perfectly ordinary telephone call earlier this week, but the result was most unexpected: the gentleman on the other end called me “ma’am.” You may be wondering what could possibly be so exciting about a…

This Side of the Pond – March 27

By Sarah Pridgeon England’s version of Mother’s Day is coming up and next week also happens to bring a milestone birthday for my mum – what better time for me to reflect on where I came from and what that…

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…