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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...

 

Legislative Update

Greetings House District 1! After a grueling past few days, we’re now entering into the third week of the 2020 Budget Session. The majority of the past week was focused on introduction and debate...

 

Person, place or thing?

For My name shall be great among the nations, says the Lord of hosts (Mal. 1:11). Life is filled with an overflowing amount of information to process and categorize. Out of survival and confusion we often discard what is good with the bad. This...

 

Dear NP

Dear NP, “I have been taking proton pump inhibitors (PPI) for heartburn daily for the last seven years. My healthcare provider has advised me to stop due to possible serious side effects. What are...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Did you enjoy the Winterfest in Sundance this last week? OR was it a bothersome inconvenience? Did you want to go to the bakery for lunch or pick up some baked good? Did you need a lawyer or get anything at the Sundance Times? Did you...

 

Legislative Update

Hello from Cheyenne! We wrapped up the first week of the 2020 Budget Session on Friday evening. It was a busy week, to say the least. Nearly 400 (398, to be exact) bills were filed in the House and...

 

This Side of the Pond

I’m sure the first thing that went through your mind when you arrived at the Sundance Winter Festival was: “Why do I not see Sarah at the starting line in her ski boots?” It’s a reasonable...

 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Reference Thursday, January 30, 2020 Sundance Times, page 3 article, “Time Reporter Recognized with Four State Awards”: Congratulations Sarah Pridgeon. Your work keeps us so informed and entertained. Sarah Pridgeon is a most capable...

 

It's time to update the basket of goods

“If you wanted to create an education environment that was directly opposed to what the brain was good at doing, you probably would design something like a classroom.” In his book, Brain Rules, author John Medina lays out the science and...

 

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