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Letter to the Editor – Nov. 19

Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away and the giving season is now. There are many ways to help those who have less than we do. It’s not always how about how little you can survive on, rather how a…

This Side of the Pond – Nov. 19

By Sarah Pridgeon There is a fruit bowl on the table at the back of the Sundance Times office. This abomination casts a shadow over the entire newspaper industry and I have demanded that it be removed. Fruit is fine…

This Side of the Pond – Nov. 12

I’ve always been particularly fond of this time of year: the days grow longer and lazier, the landscape glitters with calming colors and even the sun seems to yawn. Fall is a time to slow down and take stock of…

Letter to the Editor – Nov. 12

Dear Editor, I’m writing to encourage you to pursue the story of the award given by the state to our county’s now-defunct Juvenile Justice Program. In particular I’m curious as to why the county commissioners decided not to fund the…

Letters to the Editor – Nov. 5

As the Scarecrow season is coming to an end its time to express my appreciation to the local businesses, offices and people who cooperated with this project. This is a great community for projects and interesting things such as this…

This Side of the Pond – Oct. 29

Millie - Sarah's Column

By Sarah Pridgeon   Something special happened to me earlier this week: I opened my messages to find a photograph of my two-year-old niece reading my favorite childhood book. It might seem like a small thing if you are lucky…

Letter to the Editor – Oct. 22

After reading This Side of the Pond dated October 15, several thoughts come to mind. First off, let’s all remember that Jackson Hole is not really part of our great state of Wyoming and does not share our values. It…

This Side of the Pond – Oct. 22

Fall sports are in full swing but that, of course, means something different in my neck of the woods than it does to everyone here. As with most of the differences between our cultures, I find it endlessly fascinating that…

This Side of the Pond – Oct. 15

I heard a news story on the radio last week that made me rather sad. Apparently, Jackson Hole High School cancelled its annual “America Day”, on which students are invited to celebrate their patriotism for Homecoming. We’re told that a…

This Side of the Pond – Oct. 8

By Sarah Pridgeon   It seems I have a request for anyone with whom I have had dealings over here: please forgive me, I knew not what I was saying. Or perhaps I should phrase that slightly differently, because it…