Sundance Times - Continuing the Crook County News Since 1884

Opinion

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 280



Dear NP

Dear NP, “I have an 18-month-old who continually gets ear infections. Can you explain what causes some children to be more prone to ear infections than others? Is there anything I can do to help...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    Opinion    April 22, 2021 

This Side of the Pond

On an island in the Pacific, surrounded by jungle, the tribespeople are in mourning. Clad in traditional garb and still linked to the cultural rituals that have always shaped their way of life, the...

 

Legislative Update

A quick update on the session. I will follow with more in-depth information in future releases. We finished our session on April 7. It has been both a productive session as well as a frustrating one....

 

This Side of the Pond

I’ve always said that America has a service industry beyond compare. In fact, during all the time I have lived on this continent, I cannot remember a single experience that I would describe as less...

 
 By Dave Jagemann    Opinion    April 1, 2021

Light it up

This is the message which we have heard from Him and declare to you, that God is light and in Him is no darkness at all - 1 John 1:5 In a world so seemingly complicated, dark, contentious and twisted by hatred towards one another…I want to take...

 

This Side of the Pond

Of all the treasure chests buried during the Golden Age of Piracy, not a single one has ever been found. Thanks to British television presenter Richard Hammond, I stumbled across this fact last week...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I just returned from the impressive SHS performance of the musical “Flapper” which compelled me to write my first letter to the editor, one which I have been thinking about for several months. I know firsthand as both a director and...

 

Dear NP

Dear NP, Last year I was diagnosed with Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever after a long course of sickness. My delay in treatment was because I failed to mention I had a recent tick bite. With warmer...

 

This Side of the Pond

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but sometimes it’s a surreal experience to be told you’re awesome. I discovered this week that I could walk all the way from Britain to China...

 
 By Ken Paulson    Opinion    March 18, 2021

Open government is key to honest government

When government fails, it’s the rare public official who says, “Oops. My fault.” That’s human nature, particularly for officials in the public eye who may have to run for office again. No one wants to be held directly responsible for letting...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I am responding to Dick Claar’s letter to the editor. Our county commissioners are elected by the people to represent the people of Crook County. Please read that, picturing the entire county. I resent that he is so critical of the...

 
 By Joe Sandrini    Opinion    March 18, 2021

Black Hills elk management and proposed season changes

In 1992, when I worked my first fall hunting season in the Black Hills, there were some elk around and the lucky folks who had tags could fill them with a little work. That has changed radically...

 

This Side of the Pond

When you think of Britain, the image that likely pops into your head includes our iconic red telephone boxes. Bright, cheerful and emblazoned with a golden crown, in 2015 these iconic kiosks were...

 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Recently Sundance Councilman Joe Wilson and I attended the March Crook County Commissioners meeting. We asked the commissioners to form a solid waste district in Crook County. After a discussion was held on the subject, a motion was...

 

This Side of the Pond

I’m so proud of you guys. I thought the Brits were the only ones incapable of coming up with sensible names for things, but you’ve gone and proven me wrong. Following in the grand tradition of...

 

Dear NP

Dear NP, Can you talk about the COVID-19 antibody test? Specifically, who should get the test, what does it mean if I have a positive or negative test, and how long do antibodies last? Dear Reader,...

 

This Side of the Pond

The United States once had its very own tea, made from the only caffeinated plant that’s native within these borders. Unfortunately, legend has it that this tasty beverage was hounded into...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Military history. If it were not for the U.S. Military, we would not have a country and our senators would not have their jobs. Less than one-half of one percent of all Americans join the U.S. Military and have made the ultimate sacrific...

 

Teens, young adults still need guidance with social media

It has long been the mantra of parenting gurus for adults to monitor social media posts for the children in their lives and have access to their phones. It was for their own protection, to keep them safe from child predators and the like. As the...

 

Image of God

So God created man in His own image; in the image of God, He created him; male and female He created them. – Gen. 1:27 What does it mean when the Bible tells us we are created in the image of God (Latin: Imago Dei)? Are we gods? Exact replicas,...

 

This Side of the Pond

It surprises me that a peculiarly British phenomenon has wedged its way into the news cycle here in the Midwest, as I personally would not have considered it news. I speak of an article that recently...

 

An overview of Wyoming's growing deficit – 2021 General Session

By Senators Cheri Steinmetz and Ogden Driskill; Representatives Hans Hunt, Shelly Duncan and Chip Neiman Wyoming is facing historic revenue shortfalls. Declining energy production and prices, which...  Website

 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Congratulations to Liz Cheney for putting the country before politics. I admire her for doing so, when knowing she would be ridiculed for taking this action. I wish more politicians would do this for the sake of our country’s best...

 

My Wyoming

Using both tight budgets and a pandemic as excuses, the dumb idea of limiting printed public notices in Wyoming newspapers has reared its ugly head again in the Legislature in Cheyenne.  Wyoming citizens should be both outraged at this proposal...

 

This Side of the Pond

There is scandal afoot in my homeland. For reasons best known to their mutual marketing teams, two British purveyors of breakfast foods are trying to promote a disastrous combination of flavors. Befor...

 

Page Down

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020

Rendered 04/23/2021 02:37