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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...

 

This Side of the Pond

Last week, my countrymen did absolutely nothing to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of our own version of Roswell. The Rendlesham Forest UFO is often referred to as “one of the most famous alleged...

 

Dear NP

Dear NP, I have a friend who was recently diagnosed with end-stage colon cancer at a young age. Please tell me what the recommendations are for colorectal cancer screening? Are there any options for...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Are we being bullied?  I am grateful that our kids get to go to school in person and play sports and have noted how fortunate I am to live in a region of the country that hasn’t held its citizens hostage to such a degree as other...

 

This Side of the Pond

As always, I like to take the opportunity at Christmas time to reflect on the good things in this world. It’s been a difficult year for all of us, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy some...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, To the residents of Crook County: I am asking each resident to contact the Crook County Commissioners and indicate your opinion concerning the forming of a solid waste district in Crook County. Moorcroft, Sundance and Pine Haven municipa...

 

Wyoming Cowboy Challenge Academy saves lives and reinvests in Wyoming

WCCA has been in existence since 2005, graduating 1257 youth. WCCA, saves lives, gives young adults one last chance at academic success, and offers them the courage to change. The National Youth Challenge model calls for cadets to excel at each of...

 

This Side of the Pond

You may have seen on the news over the last few weeks that unexplained monoliths have been appearing in strange places across the world. The first turned up in the middle of a desert in Utah,...

 

Our View

Whether you love masks, hate them or can’t work out which end goes over your ear, we can still agree on one thing: this pandemic has been mishandled. As Christmas approaches, we are left in a situation where neighbor has locked horns with neighbor...

 

Legislative Update

Hello all, just a quick update on the Wyoming Legislature. Now that the dust has settled at least at a state and local level on the elections I felt it was appropriate for an update. There will be...

 

This Side of the Pond

I know there’s a lot going on in the world, but you guys are missing out on the most popcorn-worthy drama of the decade. It’s a feud that could only have happened in Britain, but that doesn’t mean the rest of us can’t enjoy it. This tale...

 

Dear NP

Dear NP, I am a healthcare worker in a neighboring county, and I read your column regularly. I know there is widespread resistance to wearing facemasks. As a plea from healthcare workers in general, can you emphasize the importance of face masks and...

 

This Side of the Pond

A young chap by the name of Harry Styles has found himself in hot water after appearing on the cover of this month’s Vogue in a dress. This, according to some people, is going to destroy the very...

 

Thanks, thanks a lot

Enter into His gates with thanksgiving, and into His courts with praise. Be thankful to Him and bless His name. – Psalm 100:4 It is the time of year when we set aside a certain day, time, place to...

 

This Side of the Pond

I’m sure that, by now, you’ve heard the latest story of bizarre behavior in Yellowstone National Park. If these terrible tourists aren’t taunting bison or losing their trousers, they’re...

 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, In my opinion we are over populated with mountain lions again. People are seeing them regularly and cars hitting them on the road. A few years ago Senator Driskill got a meeting with the Wyoming Game and Fish in Hulett to allow more...

 

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor, In the 29 Oct. 2020 Sundance Times letter to the editor from Mac Frank there were indications that he was somewhat misinformed. Now we are fortunate that our paper encourages us to voice our opinions as would be expected in a county...

 

This Side of the Pond

Politics across the pond has never had the glitz and glamor of America’s election season. The differences between our political systems have created a situation in which you guys have rallies, ticke...

 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Why should judges really be retained? Why do people vote to retain any judges? What do we really know about their performance on the bench? What does that poll of attorneys really tell us? Does that poll include prosecutors? How do we...

 

Dear NP

Dear NP, How often should I be screened for type II diabetes? What is prediabetes? Is there anything I can do to reverse prediabetes and prevent diabetes? F. F. Dear F. F., November is diabetes awaren...

 

Tuppence

And the natives showed us unusual kindness; for they kindled a fire and made us all welcome, because of the rain that was falling and because of the cold. – Acts 28:2 A five-day journey...

 

Guest editorial

Wyoming legislators have been working this fall on further erosion of public notices in newspapers. This time the target is the publication of the salaries of local government employees. A bill changing state law so that those no longer have to be...

 

This Side of the Pond

You’re welcome, America. I bring you news this week that a delicacy this country has long been known for was originally brought to you from my side of the pond. I speak, though it might surprise...

 

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