Opinions

Letters to the Editor – Feb. 4

Letter to the editor; I am writing to you concerning legislation that affects many veterans. Currently, Wyoming Statute 39-13-105 allows for property tax/vehicle tax credits for all honorably discharged veterans before 1975 or those since 1975 that have an “expeditionary…

This Side of the Pond – Feb. 4

By Sarah Pridgeon They might not be much good for dinnertime conversation or helping out with the chores, but one thing I love about Wyoming is that pets in this part of the world are as much a part of…

This Side of the Pond – Jan. 28

By Sarah Pridgeon Every so often, something happens within the political sphere that is almost too surreal to be believed. In the case of a debate in the House of Commons last week, my two worlds collided in the strangest…

Letters to the Editor – Jan. 28

Editor, Picture this, it is 6:55 a.m. and you call Sundance police dispatch because someone has been hit and is laying along side of the road suffering and you are told that there is no one on duty to respond…

This Side of the Pond – Jan. 21

By Sarah Pridgeon There’s a starman waiting in the sky. A legend took his final bow last week and fans worldwide are simultaneously mourning and celebrating his legacy – which is just as it should be. David Bowie was one…

Letter to the Editor – Jan. 21

Editor, I originally had no intention of putting my resignation in the newspaper. But after hearing some of the stories why I left the Hulett Police Department, one of them being I was fired (nothing could be further from the…

Letters to the Editor – Jan. 14

Blame Wise Investors, Not the US Forest Service Most successful investors are wise with their money and do a lot of independent research and don’t rely on or believe all the hype published by a developing and untested company. Rare…

This Side of the Pond – Jan. 14

By Sarah Pridgeon So far, 2016 has been all about a galaxy far, far away and the realization that a fairytale four decades in the telling has achieved the rarest of miracles: a fleeting moment of unity. For just an…

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Rare Element Resources with its mine and processing project has brought rays of sunshine to northeast Wyoming, but Forest Service permitting delays continue to bring thunder and rain. The parade began in 2004 with renewed exploration; it’s at a standstill…

This Side of the Pond – Jan. 7

By Sarah Pridgeon The trouble with January is that all our hard-earned celebrating is over and done with. Fresh from the high of Christmas carols, Thanksgiving turkeys and New Year overindulgence, there are months ahead of us with not much…