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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…

Do the math

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…

This Side of the Pond – Dec. 31

By Sarah Pridgeon We’ve reached the moment that I secretly dread: the time to make my New Year resolutions. Every year, I do this while joking that I’ll be lucky to keep them going until February, as though cracking this…

This Side of the Pond – Dec. 24

By Sarah Pridgeon Good news this year for those of us who self-identify as Christmas lovers: neuroscience can finally tell us why. Well, sort of. The BMJ, formerly known as the British Medical Journal, has released a rather tongue-in-cheek study…