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 By Joshua Wood    Opinion    October 9, 2019 

What it takes to call Wyoming home

This past weekend was one of those rare times when there wasn’t an event that I needed to cover nor were there any home games. With that in mind, and my birthday on Monday, my family and I decided...

 

Ask and you shall receive

The Park Last Wednesday, I had a day that made me love Carbon County a little bit more. My morning started having me take stock of our town parks in Hanna. I am on the Recreation Board and that...

 

Airport questions

Dear Editor, I have read with interest the latest news (Sept. 25) about Saratoga finances and the questions being raised by council member Mr. Jon Nelson. I also ready with interest the week before about the $80,000 being the responsibility of...

 

No pain, no gain

Change is difficult. It can be painful most of the time and, when moving forward, mistakes are going to be made. While this is something that I have been aware of in the past, it has been made very...

 

Don't use the word Communist lightly

This week’s column was going to be about my constant battle with the wildlife attacking my gardens. Not really a new subject, but the past couple weeks have made me uneasy to the point that my column is not going to about the battle of the...

 

The politics of comic books

“The opinion that art should have nothing to do with politics is itself a political attitude.” ~ George Orwell This year marks the 80th anniversary for Marvel Comics and, in celebration of eight decades, it has put together a special 1000th...

 

It takes a Frenchman

I have made no secret of my love for Carbon County in the summe. I really think it is one of the greatest places in the world during this time. It is also pretty cool when a person from an entirely...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Opinion    August 28, 2019

Accurate representation

When it comes to the governing body of a town, those sitting on the town council should serve as an accurate representation of the citizens. One may argue that this is not always the case. I think it...

 

Bridge Street Bargains in need

Dear Editor, Bridge Street Bargains is in need of volunteers in order to continue our service to the community. We are a nonprofit thrift store and the money earned is returned to the community. Since September 2015, we have given approximately...

 

Drop Bears and Jackelopes

I am loving this time of year. Wyoming in the summer can’t be beat and I revel in living here. Winter and wind be damned, now that summer is here. I am blown away every time I enter the town of Elk...

 

Kindergarten coping

Next week, the day that every parent dreams for and every child dreads for three months will finally arrive. The first day of school. When I was younger, I always dreaded the first day of school. There was really no particular reason for it other...

 

No easy task

To the Saratoga Sun Staff, Anyone who has worked in the newspaper business knows it is hard work getting a newspaper out when everything goes right, and it rarely goes right. I am impressed with how the team came together and published the paper two...

 

Benefits of Brush Creek

Dear Editor, The past couple of weeks you have run letters from readers who feel Brush Creek is changing the valley in a way that they don’t approve of. I would make the opposite argument. I would start by the obvious and that is that they are targ...

 

Thank you White family and Brush Creek Ranch

Dear Editor, We want to express my appreciation to Brush Creek Ranch and the White’s for their investment in Wyoming. We believe that our state benefits in many ways from Brush Creek and it’s employees and guests. Many of the employees of Brush C...

 

Rest in Peace

“This isn’t just a loss to Saratoga and its community,” Saratoga resident Wanda Snell said shaking her head with eyes misting up. “This is a loss for Carbon County.” Wanda was talking to me...

 

Fondly remembered

We lost a fine soul last weekend. Keith McLendon was more than an employee at a newspaper. He was a staunch supporter of the community and an advocate for his employees. Keith won numerous awards for his service and artistic abilities, but it was...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Opinion    July 31, 2019

Until we meet again

The Saratoga Sun lost a member of the family early Sunday morning and we are all grieving. For the foreseeable future, things will be in a little bit of chaos as we struggle with how to move...

 

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