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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…

This Side of the Pond – Feb. 13

By Sarah Pridgeon I write to you this week with shredded skin, shattered nerves and dread at the pit of my stomach. Goodness knows what I was thinking, but I put my cat on a diet. Consequently, our apartment has…

This Side of the Pond – Feb. 6

By Sarah Pridgeon I’ve mentioned before that the wielding of a tool kit is not amongst my skills, but this week I present proof that being impractical is not my fault. It turns out that the people responsible for my…

Letters to the Editor – Jan. 30

Wyoming Association of Municipalities President Brian Dickson and I, as well as leadership from the Wyoming Association of County Commissioners, met with Governor Mead last week to discuss the budget. The Governor assured us he is still very committed to…

This Side of the Pond – Jan. 30

By Sarah Pridgeon I almost put my name forward for a second job last weekend – almost, but not quite. When a reporter from the Associated Press’s investigative team spoke to us at the Wyoming Press Association convention, he began…

Letters to the Editor – Jan. 23

To the Editor: Fifty years after its release, the legacy of the U.S. Surgeon General’s tobacco report is more powerful than ever Watch any episode of the hit TV show “Mad Men” and it’ll give you the sense of how…

This Side of the Pond – Jan. 23

By Sarah Pridgeon As your intrepid and dedicated reporter, it falls to me to ensure that no obstacle stands in my way of an important story. To that end, I have navigated rain, wind and flooding to get to my…

This Side of the Pond – Jan. 16

By Sarah Pridgeon While I was in England, I met a brand new person. She was smaller than average, not particularly talkative and stared at me in bewilderment when I asked her for a cuddle, but she still won her…