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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...

 

Legislative Update

Greetings Crook and Weston Counties,  I’m writing with an update to overview some of the information on the happenings at the virtual session. As I have shared before, what we dealt with were bills that had been discussed during the interim. One...

 

Our View

We are troubled by the commission’s decision not to form a solid waste district for Crook County. Not because we feel one way or the other about the county’s trash issues, but because this is not how our democracy is supposed to work. We believe...

 

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor, Regarding “Local Republicans Censure Cheney,” I was surprised because I consider myself a “local Republican” and I did not censure Representative Cheney. Reading further confirmed that the Republican Party...

 

Buffalo Bulletin Editorial: Time to get off welfare

President Joe Biden’s moratorium on new oil and gas leasing on public lands is a bad idea and certainly cause for concern for Wyoming and Johnson County. But to hear Wyoming’s politicians describe the pause, it will be the downfall of our...

 

Legislative Update

We started our virtual session on January 12, gaveling in for a one-day start on the session. Bills were read in and assigned to committees and then we gaveled in with our committees, meeting virtuall...

 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I appreciate the opportunity given by our local newspaper to express opinions in this venue. Today, I’m addressing my opinion regarding an ad that appeared in last week’s newspaper as a result of two things, a national ad campaign...

 

This Side of the Pond

It’s amazing what you can get away with when you simply refuse to acknowledge your own actions. I disappeared down an internet rabbithole this week as I explored the story of a gentleman from the...

 

Where are the grownups?

There are many things happening in our community, state and country right now that make me shake my head. Let us start locally, last week on the day of President Joe Biden’s inauguration a resident of Ten Sleep burned an effigy of President Biden...

 

Dear NP

Dear NP, I was recently diagnosed with vitamin D deficiency. What risks are associated with this diagnosis? What is the best way to increase my vitamin D level? Dear Reader, Vitamin D deficiency can...

 

Online petitions serve no real purpose

Online petitions are a joke. There I said it. If you have signed one recently, I apologize if I have offended you but I am only being honest and realistic. I say they are a joke only because I believe online petitions serve no real purpose. There is...

 

This Side of the Pond

The United States is notorious for the pride it takes in the Constitution – and rightfully so. It’s held up for good reason as the sacred document that protects this nation from tyranny and keeps...

 

Ask the question(s)

He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” Matt. 16:15 So many questions and so much time. We tend, bend and spend towards little purposeful living, with tremendous expectations of our...

 

This Side of the Pond

When I moved to America, it was fortunate for all involved that I didn’t need to learn a language in order to get by. Speaking in anything other than English has never been my forte, so I was...

 

As the legislative session kicks off, Wyoming lawmakers are committed to tackling our toughest challenges

On Tuesday, the Wyoming Legislature gaveled in the start of the 66th Legislative Session. Now begins our hard work on behalf of the people of Wyoming. This year presents distinct challenges, both...

 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Holy crap, who knew! There really is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. I discovered this after attending the January 6 Crook County Commissioners meeting, at which they held a hearing concerning the request to establish a county w...

 

This Side of the Pond

It’s common for newspapers to publish a “review of the year” each December or January – you may have seen exactly such a thing a couple of weeks ago in your very own Sundance Times. I was...

 

Quick or deep?

“Sir,” the woman said, “you have nothing to draw with and the well is deep. Where can you get this living water?” – John 4:11 Can you live your life both quickly and deeply? Blowing through...

 

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