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Vandalism - WHY!?!

In all the years I’ve lived in this valley, I’ve seen many examples of vandalism–obscene words and pictures spray painted on the bridge, written on walls at the hot pool or a public bathroom are fairly common. Slashed tires and broken windows...

 

Lots To Be Thankful For – Mainly That Pandemic Is In Our Rear View Mirror

Masks, guns, and banks. Out here in Wyoming, that sounds like Butch Cassidy and Wild Bunch. Butch was famously asked why he robbed banks? “That’s where the money is,” he answered, looking like he had just been asked the dumbest question on the...

 

A two party system has merit when mixed with civility  

I don’t try to wear my political affiliation on my sleeve because I don’t vote exclusively for that party.There are reasons for this.I learned from my father about the Republican party and my...

 

Is volunteerism dead?

In life you have three things to give to your fellow members of society: wealth, wisdom, and work. Giving your time to your community can make an impact not only in your community, but also to your...

 

Blessings all year

I put my Christmas tree up on Friday. I can hear the screams now! It isn’t even Thanksgiving yet. For many years I didn’t put up a tree or cook, but with the grandkids kids around and my crazy...

 

That Big Red Wave Sure Would Have Helped Wyoming 

Elections have consequences. Especially on a national level.  It’s taken a few days to digest the consequences of the big mid-term national elections Tuesday.   Here in Wyoming, our general election was a faint imitation of our amazing primary...

 

Letter to the Editor

Editor, The reason my letter is being submitted is that recently my research indicated that a cargo trailer was stolen from Bill Schroer of Saratoga. This incident is still under investigation by the Saratoga Police Department which the recovery of t...

 

Letter to the Editor

To the editor, I drove into your little town on Thursday night on my way back from Lincoln. I’ve been making the run from Vegas back to Lincoln for several months due to delivery issues with electronics, but I had seen nothing but good roads. The...

 

Kindness in Carbon County

I am getting ready to do a presentation for an organization which wants to hear about my time in Asia. I have been looking over a lot of items and photos of my time in Taiwan and China. My years in Taiwan were in a big city, sort of, 3 million, but a...

 

Scary Times At The Bottom Of The Wild Food Chain

Many decades ago, when my brother Ron and I would go big-game hunting, it was comforting to know that we were at the top of the food chain. We had powerful rifles and we knew that no creature out there could cause us serious harm. Our anti-hunter...

 

Letter to Editor

Editor, Well folks listen up. The November elections are coming up. I’m voting for the second amendment. I’m voting for the next Supreme Court Justice. I’m voting for the electoral college, and the Republic we live in. I’m voting for the...

 

Policial neutrality

Who hasn’t pondered the idea of a perfect world? We imagine what it would look like with glittering visions of world peace and vehicles that rely on nothing but oxygen to fuel them. Who could we ele...

 

Letter to the Editor

Editor, If you haven’t visited the Saratoga Resort and Spa recently, you are missing out on the many improvements made since the devastation of COVID-19. My husband and I live across from the golf course and visit the Snowy Range Brewery at least...

 

Pet Personalities

A National Geographic article I read recently, on how greater intelligence is being attributed to animals, got me thinking about how smart my pets have been. I have had a lot of pets over the years,...

 

Never enough time

My fellow reporter, Mike Armstrong wrote about times changing and it sparked something in me that I wanted to share with you. When I retired, I heard from other retirees that they didn’t know how...

 

The times are a changin'

Not to jinx myself, but I have been pretty lucky with this whole aging thing. I recently completed lifeguard certification and this body surprised me by being up to the physical aspects of the test....

 

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