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This Side of the Pond – Sept. 24

By Sarah Pridgeon My grandfather used to describe the nation of Brits as “cussed”. On reflection, and particularly when it comes to spending time in new places, I think he might have been right. The columns I’ve written over the…

This Side of the Pond – Sept. 17

By Sarah Pridgeon Last week, I boasted about the pure relaxation that I’m basking in aboard this cruise ship. What I didn’t really touch on was that there’s a reason this boat is called the Explorer of the Seas: while…

Letter to the Editor – Sept. 17

Fire season is not over yet Crook County has a tremendous Volunteer Fire Department and they have been busy this summer, with 52 fires far, quickly putting the small fires out before they get unmanageable, but they need your help.…

This Side of the Pond – Sept. 10

By Sarah Pridgeon I am basking in the luxury of not having a single thing to do. For a brief moment in time, I have no responsibilities, no deadlines, kind people around me who make it their business to indulge…

Letters to the Editor – Sept. 10

How unfortunate it was that the CCMSD board could not reach an accord with Regional Health. Did the board really think that throwing more money at Regional Health would make difference when in fact it is the board that is…

Letter to the Editor – Sept. 3

As a resident of Sundance, I would like to bring forth a concern. As I was mowing my yard the other day, I noticed several piles of dog droppings on my lawn. I found this concerning as I do not…

This Side of the Pond – Sept. 3

By Sarah Pridgeon This fishing thing is going quite well, I’m pleased to be able to say. I can now add lake fishing to my list of experiences, and I’ve almost mastered the art of casting. It’s just a shame…

This Side of the Pond – Aug. 27

By Sarah Pridgeon   Someone questioned my country’s sandwich-making skills last week and I was quite frankly taken aback. If there’s one meal that the Brits know how to make, it’s the humble sandwich. In fact, I would venture to…

This Side of the Pond – Aug. 20

By Sarah Pridgeon Four years later and I finally have a true Wyoming hobby: there’s a fishing license in my wallet and I’m not afraid to use it. It turns out that I’m not half bad at fly fishing, though…

This Side of the Pond – Aug. 13

To go with Sarah's column

By Sarah Pridgeon Hello, dear reader. I am Andy. This week, I will be your steward through Anglo-American relations as a guest columnist. Don’t fret – I am only briefly wearing Sarah’s (smelly, small) shoes: Normal service will resume next…