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This Side of the Pond – Jan. 15

By Sarah Pridgeon It has come to my attention that my homeland is in the grip of a panic – and it’s all your fault, America. Reports have been released over the last couple of weeks suggesting that our eagerness…

This Side of the Pond – Jan. 8

By Sarah Pridgeon Until recently, we had absolutely no idea which bits of what breeds had been muddled together to create our newest four-legged family member. We could see some Chihuahua in the ridiculous angle of her ears, but the…

This Side of the Pond – Jan. 1

By Sarah Pridgeon New Year’s Eve will be relatively quiet in our household this year, although I have dreamed up a complicated plan to keep me busy. I will be hosting a traditional English Christmas turkey dinner, complete with roast…

Letters to the Editor – Jan. 1

Last week I walked into Hillside Pharmacy, and it dawned on me just how lucky we all are to live in this friendly town. Because so many of you shopped at Country Cottage this season, I decided that I would…

Letter to the Editor – Dec. 25

Things are good at the city. We once again had a clean audit of our financial records, which gives a green light to move forward. We are currently working with Tri-Hydro to bid the water and sewer project on Edna…

This Side of the Pond – Dec. 25

By the time you read this column, I trust you will have everything ready for your Christmas festivities, cookies shedding crumbs all over the carpet, the scent of mulled wine wafting through the air and family members gathered around the…

This Side of the Pond – Dec. 18

You may have noticed in this week’s headlines that the hoity toity of England are once again up in arms over breaches of stately etiquette. Every time we send a royal across the ocean to pay a visit to our…

This Side of the Pond – Dec. 11

By Sarah Pridgeon   Speaking of Christmas, which seems to be all that I’ve done for the last week, I wonder if I might tempt you to try something different this year? I’ve been planning to share the secrets of…

This Side of the Pond – Dec. 4

By Sarah Pridgeon The season has arrived to once again practice my military planning skills. The invasion I have in mind is a benevolent one, of course, in the form of yuletide gifts for my loved ones – across two…

Letters to the Editor – Nov. 27

The Governor of the great state of Wyoming, Matthew H. Mead, has proclaimed that Sunday, December 7, 2014, be designated as Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. It is earnestly recommended by the few remaining veterans in Wyoming, of the attack on…