Opinions

Letter to the Editor – Sept. 5

The past couple of weeks have been good for the City. First, we were visited by Wyoming State Auditor Cynthia Cloud. She was here for a land trade hearing in Hulett but took the time to stop and visit us. We are…

This Side of the Pond – Sept. 5

By Sarah Pridgeon Were I to attach a theme to this summer, I think I would opt for allergies. Excess pollen has assaulted our noses as the storms have jostled it free and we’re besieged by exuberant insects that have…

Letter to the Editor – Aug. 29

My 17 year old son got up at 5 a.m. this morning, got his 1972 Baja Bug ready, and drove to Deadwood, SD to be in the Cool Deadwood Nights Parade this morning. He waited in line behind the registered…

This Side of the Pond – Aug. 29

By Sarah Pridgeon The schools of Sundance are bustling with activity and I, for one, am envious of the younglings. My time as a student has long since passed, but I can’t help wondering how I would have fared in…

Letters to the Editor – Aug. 22

I had the pleasure of working for Tri-County (Powder River Energy) from July 1984 until January 1997. Much of my career as an electrical engineer was working for rural electric coops. I am familiar with capital credits. Range Telephone, for…

This Side of the Pond – Aug. 22

By Sarah Pridgeon Until this week, I was unaware that the wildlife of Crook County subscribe to this newspaper. It is the only explanation for the events of Sunday night, which I believe were a negative reaction to my treatise…

This Side of the Pond – Aug. 15

By Sarah Pridgeon I noticed an anxious atmosphere developing around me during my first summer as a Sundance native. It began almost a month before Rally Wednesday, when my family realized that thousands of semi-clad women and associated bikers were…

Letters to the Editor – Aug. 15

Unless you have been there, you have no idea what an once in a lifetime honor it is to be selected by the Crook County Fair Board to be Parade Marshalls. We had looked forward to the parade for months. It…

Letter to the Editor – Aug. 8

Editor, In 2010, 30 motorcyclists died on Wyoming highways, which was a significant increase from 13 deaths in 2009. With the onset of the Sturgis Rally, now is a good time to remind ourselves of some important facts. “Look Twice,…

This Side of the Pond – Aug. 8

By Sarah Pridgeon Driving to work recently, I have listened to one particular station on the radio. I’m not sure which one it is because I didn’t program it and I’m never paying attention when the DJs tell me who…