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This Side of the Pond – July 25

By Sarah Pridgeon Living in Wyoming has exposed me to a terrible, life-altering truth: stuffed animals lie. When I was knee high to a grasshopper, my favorite toy was a hand puppet in the shape of a raccoon. It had…

Letter to the Editor – July 18

Editor, Earlier this month, Diana and I travelled over 2,000 miles across Wyoming. We held “Collecting Common Sense from Wyoming for Washington” listening sessions in seven communities in the state. We were pleased to hear from Sundance area residents. A New…

This Side of the Pond – July 18

By Sarah Pridgeon It may have crossed your mind to wonder how a newcomer from an alien nation manages to handle this newspaper reporting lark and the detailed knowledge of places, people and legalese it entails. The answer is: with…

Letters to the Editor – July 11

The Board of Directors of the Crook County Fire Fighters Auxiliary (CCFFA) are submitting this letter to clarify a few details in the story of the CCFFA catering trailer carried in the week of June 20, 2013, presses. CCFFA purchased…

This Side of the Pond – July 11

By Sarah Pridgeon When I was little, I had a hard time understanding the concept of cowboys. We didn’t have anything like them in England and yet they kept showing up on my television screen, with no real explanation as…

Letter to the Editor – July 4

Dear Editor, Although I no longer live in Sundance (I did for 34 years), I still get The Sundance Times. After reading the article about the “speeding ticket” in the June 13 issue, I got a bit disgusted. First of…

This Side of the Pond – July 4

By Sarah Pridgeon While the wind whipped across the county last weekend and hail pounded the landscape, I was busy going down in family history for uttering the stupidest sentence of all time. Let’s just say that it’s as well…

The great tea debate

This Side of the Pond By Sarah Pridgeon Elsewhere in this issue (SEE BELOW), we have published a guide to making iced tea. We have done so despite my protestations that, in light of this newspaper’s staffing configuration, we ought…

Letter to the Editor – June 27

The city received a huge compliment from the State Historical Society. They made a point to inform the city that we are the “cleanest town they have ever met in.” I think we can all take pride in that. The…

Letter to the Editor – June 20

To the Editor, I’d like to take this opportunity honor a great Wyoming lady, Thyra Thomson. The quintessential Wyoming Secretary of State, Thyra Thomson served for 24-years as Wyoming’s second highest elected official and advocate-in-chief for all things Wyoming. Thyra…