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Dear NP, Since spring is in the air and many of us are working from home due to COVID-19, I would think it is the perfect time to start an exercise regimen. What are the key steps to starting and...

 

This Side of the Pond

I like to think of myself as someone who is capable of change. Someone who embraces the new and combines it with the old in an ongoing effort to improve. I can “lol” with the best of them. I know...

 

Our View

While some may criticize Governor Mark Gordon for not issuing a stay-at-home order, we applaud him. By sticking with sensible statewide orders, he has kept bureaucracy to a minimum and confusion at bay while ensuring our law enforcement agencies can...

 

This Side of the Pond

A couple of months ago, none of us were dreaming up ways to stay entertained while stuck indoors (except during snowstorms), but that’s our new reality. Little did I know, back when the outside was...

 
 By John Barrasso    Opinion    April 2, 2020

Saving America's rural hospitals

 These are extraordinarily challenging times for the nation’s hospitals and health care workers. In just a couple of months, the coronavirus has swept around the globe and across the country,...

 

This Side of the Pond

Still staring out the window, dreaming of better days when you weren’t sick of the sight of your own sofa? I’ve been looking out for the rays of sunshine during this confusing time, just to...

 

Letter to the Editor

Crook County Seniors you may not realize it yet, but you are in good hands, the hands of Jenna Ellsbury. Jenna is the new Director of Crook County Senior Services and she is a woman you should get to know. If you get the publication of Senior...

 

This Side of the Pond

So here I am, sitting at home and twiddling my fingers. As you may have noticed from the fact that you couldn’t come through our doors to renew your subscription, we at the newspaper have...

 

Legislative Wrap Up

The 65th Wyoming Legislature wound down late Thursday night (March 12). The session had four more days than a standard budget session and we needed them all to get through the year. As everyone is...

 

Come and see

“And Nathanael said to him, ‘Can anything good come out of Nazareth?’ Philip said to him, ‘Come and see.’” (John 1:46). Come and see. We often look but rarely does one contemplate, behold and think on things. Our business, bustle, competi...

 

SBA's disaster assistance to help Wyoming's small firms mitigate Coronavirus impact

By Dan Nordberg SBA’s Regional Administrator and Amy Lea Wyoming District Director Wyoming’s small businesses are the fabric of our economy and their success is dependent on the ability to freely...

 
 By Jim Zachary    Opinion    March 19, 2020

Sunshine Week: It's always your right to know

The media is most definitely not your enemy.  Far from being the enemy of the people, day in and day out we take our role as the Fourth Estate seriously and work hard to protect your right to know,...

 

Dear NP

Dear NP, What does COVID-19 do to the body? What are the symptoms of COVID-19? J. R. Dear J. R., It’s safe to say that COVID-19, a novel coronavirus, is on everybody’s mind. Knowledge is power in...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, While Wyoming often prides itself on being isolated from the mainstream, it is certainly not immune to all the world health scares. There is much confusion and concern surrounding COVID-19, or the coronavirus. As the number of cases...

 

Legislative Update

Greetings Crook and Weston County, Tyler Lindholm here, happily reporting from home south of Sundance! The 2020 Budget Session wrapped up late in the evening on Thursday, March 12. As you know, the...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: I practiced in Crook County many years ago-1982-1984 and have continued to follow the ups and downs of medical care through Crook County Services District. I am glad the hospital board had a public meeting to further discuss its...

 

This Side of the Pond

I have jumped up a level on my American initiation, and I managed it all by myself. This weekend, I cooked my very first tater tot casserole. To understand why I set myself this challenge, we’re...

 

Legislative Update

Greetings House District 1! We’re heading into the home stretch here at the Wyoming State Legislature! Late on Friday, House and Senate Leadership, along with members of the Joint Appropriations...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: The Sundance Times reported that the Board of Trustees of Crook County Medical Services District is considering not renewing its contract with Health Management Services (HMS) unless HMS “get[s] rid of [CEO Nathan] Hough.” (February...

 

Legislative Update

Greetings Crook County, I’m happy to report that we are going into the fourth week of session. This past week, the Wyoming Legislature worked hard (and late) to give fair consideration and debate to...

 
 By TIMES STAFF    Opinion    March 5, 2020

Our View:

We would like to commend everyone who has been involved over the last couple of weeks in taking steps towards righting the ship at Crook County Medical Services District. We applaud and offer thanks to our trustees, who listened to the concerns of...

 

This Side of the Pond

Two columns about tea in two weeks – this will be a record, even for me, but it’s a story that needs to be shared. Last week, having done nothing at all to anyone except to exist in the first...

 

Our View: Trust must be earned, especially when broken

Four years ago, it was standing room only in the courthouse when the hospital board discussed its management contract with Rapid City Regional Health (RCRH). It had been a topic of discussion for weeks across the county. There was deep concern about...

 

This Side of the Pond

There’s a new trend in town – and it’s got me thinking that you guys might just be ready for the next level of your libation education. According to your friendly local coffee shop owner, one...

 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I fully agree with Verda Swenson’s letter to the editor in The Sundance Times Thurs., Feb. 13 edition. The road on Rupe Hill is a nightmare, not the best when road conditions are favorable. Then it becomes much worse with snow and ice...

 

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