Opinions

This Side of the Pond – April 14

By Sarah Pridgeon I’ve been experiencing an unusual amount of uncertainty recently, thanks to the weather we’re enjoying this season. Perhaps it’s just me, with my limited experience of Wyoming springs, but after my first couple of winters here I…

This Side of the Pond – April 7

Britain is gearing up for a party of regal proportions. My queen has invited all of us to celebrate her 90th birthday and, while only the lucky few will be quick enough to secure tickets to the official shindig, the…

This Side of the Pond – March 31

By Sarah Pridgeon All eyes have been on Europe over the last few weeks as the continent of my birth suffers crisis after crisis. You no doubt heard about the bombings at the home of the European Union and NATO…

This Side of the Pond – March 24

By Sarah Pridgeon I think I have a new nemesis – or, to be more accurate, an entire flock of them. There is a herd of ninja turkeys living in our back yard that seems hell bent on causing my…

Letters to the Editor – March 24

In the spirit of Sunshine Week, I agree the public “right to know” is the most important tenet of any government action. However, different levels of government have their own requirements for doing things. For federal land actions often the…

This Side of the Pond – March 17

By Sarah Pridgeon A friend of mine is planning a proper English tea party to celebrate her daughter’s birthday. Naturally, though my services have not yet been sought, I plan to insert myself into proceedings to be sure the event…

This Side of the Pond – March 10

By Sarah Pridgeon America doesn’t get thanked enough. After reading a fascinating column from a writer back home, I’ve spent the last few days with that thought whistling around in my mind. As with most things these days, the column…

This Side of the Pond – March 3

By Sarah Pridgeon Do you know what I don’t miss most about big city living? The bit where you find yourself forced to move from one point to a second point that’s almost within walking distance but you still know…

Mayor’s Update – March 3

I haven’t written in a while so here goes: Todd Fritz, Chief of Police, left us this summer and has been significantly missed at the city. His replacement is Marty Noonan, a retired Lieutenant from the Wyoming Highway Patrol. Marty…

Legislative Update – March 3

By Rep. Tyler Lindholm, HD1 The third week of the legislative session saw many important milestones of this session: crossover and the budget conference committee. 157 bills remained active at crossover of the 279 that were introduced this session. Eighty…