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Letter to the Editor – Jan. 2

I’m thinking Sheri Gose’s idea of asking for pictures people might have with deceased family members is great. I’m also asking for pictures of my daughter, Marsha Snook, who we lost in 1998. I would appreciate that so much. May…

This Side of the Pond – Jan. 2

By Sarah Pridgeon Like most people, I begin each January with a batch of New Year Resolutions. And just like everybody else, by the end of the month I will have watched most of them fall by the wayside and…

Letter to the Editor – Dec. 19

Dear Editor, We have had so many deaths in our community these past years that it makes the holiday season very hard for a lot of us. I would like to ask the good people of our community to not…

This Side of the Pond – Dec. 19

By Sarah Pridgeon   Decorations in place and gifts all wrapped with pretty bows on top, I am now enough in the Christmas spirit to be whistling “White Christmas” under my breath every time I look out of the window.…

Letter to the Editor – Dec. 12

The state is in better shape again this year. While natural gas production is down, coal production is flat and oil is up substantially. The price of natural gas is good but during the coal bed methane boom most of…

This Side of the Pond – Dec. 12

By Sarah Pridgeon Christmas has been sneaky again this year. I’d hoped to avoid the last-minute panic by accepting Thanksgiving as my official starting point, but it seems to have done the opposite. There’s far too much going on this…

Letter to the Editor – Dec. 5

Dear Editor: It was great to see the article in the November 26 issue of the Sundance Times highlighting the achievements of the Sixth Judicial Child Support Authority (CSA). The 6th Judicial CSA works very hard at the collections of…

This Side of the Pond – Dec. 5

By Sarah Pridgeon Thanksgiving is a funny old time when you’re a newcomer to this nation: it’s a holiday that has no real counterpart back home. Turkey and stuffing is never a bad idea, but the concept of saving a…

Letters to the Editor – Nov. 28

I was so sad to hear that Mr. Hubbard had passed away from Mom last night. I considered him a mentor, a leader, a professional and after high school, a friend. As you may or may not be aware I…

This Side of the Pond – Nov. 28

By Sarah Pridgeon On November 22, 1963, the world changed forever. Here in the States, a beloved president was assassinated and the oft-asked question was posed for the first time: “Where were you when JFK died?” Tragedy shook the world,…