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Dear Editor The Climate Change story written by Ezra Boileau is supported by Wyoming’ Established Program To Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCOR) and the National Science Foundation. Tell us how and whom this grant is administered. I suspect the...

 
 By Virginia Parker    Opinion    August 4, 2022 

GOING TO THE DOGS

This being my first editorial I thought I should write something thought provoking, delving deep into the complexities of human nature. A narrative that would motivate as well as energize those who...

 

The man who started my reporting career

The other day I found a Rush CD when I was looking for something to listen to . It had been a gift from my buddy and former boss Keith McLendon. I put it on and had a blast of the past as I...

 

Taiwan is crazy important to the world

When I lived in Taiwan back in the early 2000s my parents were terrified the thousands of missiles pointed at the island would one day take their only son out. I was never scared because I knew...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Opinion    July 14, 2022

So long and thanks for all the fish

This is my last column with the Saratoga Sun. Next week, my byline will no longer appear in these pages and my name will no longer be on the list of employees on page four. It’s a bittersweet...

 
 By Ezra Boileau    Opinion    July 14, 2022

On the Topic of Cimate Change

As expected, my identically titled column from the June 30 paper was met with some criticism and I appreciate the feedback. In this column, I want to discuss Greenhouse Gases and how they impact our atmosphere and thus, our climate.  Global Warming...

 

Humans have Control

Editor, Rebuttal to Rebuttal, re: “Says Science Isn’t Settled”. It concerns me that the letter-writer advises people not to “be scared into wasting time worrying about some things humans have no control of”. I am not going to make the...

 

Warm Springs

Editor,  On the outside, Saratoga may appear as just another small town for travelers passing through, but locals and visitors who have experienced what this incredible place can offer know that it is so much more.  In fact, within Saratoga lies a...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    Opinion    July 7, 2022

Faith restored

The times we live in aren’t easy. I guess every generation says something like this and they really believe it. With a major war going on in Europe and China looking like it is clamping down in Asia...

 

Says science isn't settled

Dear Editor, Thank you for “A Note From the Intern” piece on climate change. I agree that the science isn’t settled and offer this rebuttal to the idea that humans are causing major climate change because of industrial activity. The theory...

 
 By Ezra Boileau    Opinion    June 30, 2022

On the topic of Climate Change

Before we jump into addressing climate change misconceptions, I want to make known that I am not trying to attack anyone’s personal beliefs or opinions about climate change. The misconceptions addressed in this column are some of the most common I...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Opinion    June 30, 2022

Crossing over

As we draw ever closer to Wyoming’s primary elections, the term “crossover voting” is on the tongues of Republicans and Democrats alike. For those who are unaware, crossover voting is when...

 

Thanks for the donuts

Dear Editor, Before social media, the best way to for organizations to promote local events was through posters hung in the windows of businesses.  Fred Williams volunteered to deliver these posters on his daily round about town.  One day,...

 

Fountain of Youth located

To the Editor of the Saratoga Sun, We recently visited your lovely valley and were so pleased to find two museums of such depth. We are both history fiends and visit every museum and historical site we can. Both the Saratoga Museum and the GEM were...

 

Australia, take two

The first time in Australia convinced me. I needed to spend more time in the land down under. My plan was to work a summer in Wyoming, which the Hotel Wolf granted, and then head back to land of...

 
 By Ezra Boileau    Opinion    June 16, 2022

Howdy Folks!

My name is Ezra Boileau, and I am a summer intern with the Saratoga Sun. While the newness of this position makes me nothing short of green, I am excited for the opportunity to meet people and gain journalism experience under the guidance of Josh...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Opinion    June 16, 2022

Farewell, Freddie

Last week, Saratoga lost yet another person who was a long-time fixture of the area. In my experience, there were very few people who didn’t know Fred “Freddie” Williams. It was never difficult...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    Opinion    June 9, 2022

Australia on the mind

Recently I have been watching the Australian TV show “Roar” that was filmed during 1997-99 in Queensland. I was a bit surprised when I found the DVD series because I didn’t know the show had...

 
 By Micky Jones    Opinion    June 9, 2022

Liliacs: Love Them or Loathe Them

A lovely time of year in Wyoming is when the lilac bushes are in full bloom. The smell is intoxicating and the Valley becomes vibrant in colorful flowers. The common lilac can grow in multiple...

 

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