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 By Sarah Pridgeon    Opinion    July 18, 2019 

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There’s a new initiative in development that’s supposed to make the London Underground more of a pleasant experience and less of a writhing coil of snakes, but I’m not sure how I feel about it....

 

Letters to the Editor

Hi, my name is Shyla Shoun and I am in 4-H. For the last few years I showed rabbits and sheep but this year I have a pig and this is my favorite project. Did you know pigs love marshmallows? Especially my pig, B.L.T. The swine show is Wednesday,...

 

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Even a creature with no voice has something to teach, as I’ve had reason to acknowledge over the last couple of weeks. This is the tale of the little plant that could and the gardener who never had...

 
 By Rob Shaul    Opinion    July 4, 2019

Why don't Wyoming hunters get preference for leftover tags?

June 28, 2019 was the last day to apply for leftover deer, elk and antelope tags in Wyoming. Everyone, even residents, have to apply for leftover tags. There are a limited number of leftover tags available, so essentially, this is a limited quota...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    Opinion    July 4, 2019

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On a recent drive to Denver, we took the first of several breaks in Lusk. I have been led to believe that it is against the law on a long journey to stop for gas without checking the snack selection,...

 

Chapel of Faith

Landscape For by Him all things were created that are in heaven and that are on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers. All things were created through Him and for Him. Colossians 1:16 The lay of the la...

 

This Side of the Pond

Have you booked next year’s vacation yet? No? Then perhaps I could interest you in the opportunity to sunbathe with a Mai Tai on the International Space Station. As of next year, anyone with a big...

 

This Side of the Pond

I don't know about you guys, but I came back from my travels around town this weekend with a treasure chest of new belongings. There's nothing quite like a yard sale to fill the book shelves and...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    Opinion    June 6, 2019

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I am filled with trepidation, dear reader, for in just over a week I shall meet the predator who haunted my childhood dreams. At Denver Zoo, I shall come face to face with a Siberian tiger. The...

 

Chapel of Faith

The Lord is his name, and he is a warrior! Ex. 15:3 CEV A warrior is a brave or experienced soldier or fighter. They engage in varying arenas of conflict for specific or multiple reasons, although there must be a sensible purpose for the...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    Opinion    May 30, 2019

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Everyone loves a good conspiracy theory, but sometimes the truth is more bizarre than the hoax could hope to be. Such appears to be the case with a piece of “proof” that we are not alone in the ga...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor, I just finished reading your article on the Military Veterans’ Memorial in the Court House square and want you to know how much I enjoyed it. I appreciate the good things you put in about our little town. Some of these treasures we...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    Opinion    May 23, 2019

This Side of the Pond

I have a friend who grew up in a community that celebrated its European heritage to a greater degree than most. Let’s call her Beryl and, for the sake of protecting the innocent, let’s say the...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor and Taxpayers of Crook County: By now most taxpayers have received letter(s) from the Crook County Assessors office showing the estimated taxes for personal and commercial property for 2019. According to an article published on page twelv...

 

Getting smart but acting foolishly: there is a solution

By Karissa Niehoff, Executive Director of the National Federation of State High School Associations and Ron Laird, Commissioner of the Wyoming High School Activities Association We communicate on smart phones, drive smart cars, make purchases using...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    Opinion    May 9, 2019

This Side of the Pond

My home town is abuzz with excitement to welcome a new eatery just in time for summer. Considering the town center is littered with fish and chip shops, kebab joints and burger takeouts, you...

 

What we do at CCFV&SAS

Kayleigh Gould: Crook County Family Violence & Sexual Assault Services, Inc. (CCFV) officially began providing services to the public when it was established back in 1983. Throughout the last 36 years, volunteers have been working side-by-side with...

 

Chapel of Faith

Truly God is good to Israel, to such as are pure in heart. Psalm 73:1 Good. Not a bad word. It is better than average, although not great. It will put a smile on a face and later a frown from not achieving a goal. It is a normal for some people,...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    Opinion    May 2, 2019

This Side of The Pond

Ever fancied yelling at your neighbors to let them know the goings on of the day? Does your voice carry for miles and boom with the resonance of authority? In that case, you’d make an excellent...

 

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month…

is more prevalent than I can ever recall. More victims are finding a path to voice their trauma and, truly, that in itself is a victory. Still, the numbers haven’t shifted, the tide has barely ebbed. Knowledge is powerful…when it is implemented....

 

This Side of the Pond

A country with thousands of years’ worth of human infestation is bound to rack up ghost stories, from beheaded queens to translucent monks ringing bells that are no longer there. You can’t swing a...

 

This Side of the Pond

The Friends of the Library Open House Luncheon has been postponed. Keep an eye on our Facebook page and our Website for the new date! Library Programming: STORYTIME: Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m....

 

Letter to the Editor

Editor: I’m writing in response to Mr. Reinhold’s letter last week in which he praises the generosity of liberals toward “the less fortunate.” Sadly, he’s not advocating giving his own money or those of his liberal friends as a charitable...

 

Risch disavows "nation building," Cheney should follow

As a Navy veteran, I’m familiar with the heavy responsibilities and costs of making war. As an elected official sworn to uphold the U.S. Constitution, I’m also mindful that our Founding Fathers...

 

An open letter to Wyoming seniors and their loved ones:

achine in Gillette. The caller claimed they were from the IRS and said I was being charged with fraud. If I did not call the phone number they provided, my case would be brought to the courts. A few weeks later, I received another message supposedly...

 

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