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Here are some ideal Wyoming-themed Christmas gifts

Okay, it’s Christmas and it’s time to buy gifts.  The year 2020 has been so difficult to Wyoming business people, it just seemed to make sense for us to reach out and support Wyoming-made products.  Here are some suggestions from some friends... Full story

 

Masks aren't the problem

Jeez, it is incredible to me how resistant people are to wearing masks in the county, state and country. I have heard people ridicule anything to do with wearing a mask more in the past month or so... Full story

 

Reader in support of masks

Dear Editor, WE ARE SUCH A SELFISH PEOPLE! I am ashamed. Get smart people. The facts about Covid are facts. The science and health people do know what they are saying. Quit listening to the drivel that must be out there from what the youth had to...

 

Being thankful for the breaks

“Josh, do you know how long it’s been since we’ve put out a 12 page paper?” It’s mid-afternoon on Monday. Mike Armstrong and Dana Davis ask me this question when it’s well after noon and I...

 

Change is tough but worth facing

You would never know it- given that I have changed jobs, homes and residences in countries like some people change jeans but I really don’t like change. I am a guy that gets set in his ways and...

 

Emotions running high about potential COVID-19 restrictions

It looks like a whole lot of people in Wyoming are fired up about the recent spike in COVID-19 cases and deaths here in the Cowboy State. Gov. Mark Gordon was about as emotional and angry as we have seen him during his press conference Nov. 13. He... Full story

 

It's tough to lose

The hardest part of my job by far is going up to a coach who has just lost a big game. There have been occasions that the loss was so painful, I could see tears in the eyes of the players as they... Full story

 

Museums are valued

Editor, The overwhelming victory of the Saratoga-Ryan Park Museum District in the recent general election is a victory for all museums in Carbon County. What this win for the Saratoga Museum tells us is that people in our communities value and...

 

Thankful for support

Dear Editor, On behalf of the newly formed Saratoga-Ryan Park Museum District, I want to thank everyone who worked to pass the ballot measure that will help fund the preservation of our shared heritage. There are so many people who were involved in...

 

When are unofficial results official?

Inserted in this week’s Saratoga Sun, and available on the Saratoga Sun website, are unofficial election results. This is a service that we have provided to our readers for, at least, the past... Full story

 

American, regardless of party

When we at the Saratoga Sun write columns, it is our opinion or take on a subject, and not the newspaper’s stance. I try to steer clear of topics that deal with politics in general because we are... Full story

 

Below the Saratoga standard

Editor, I am compelled to write this letter based on the actions of thugs that have decided to embark on mischief here in Saratoga. I believe the citizens of Saratoga have a standard of acceptable behavior that has been challenged. If you are one of...

 

Opposes museum district

Editor, As I run my hand through the wool chaps, I imagine cow punching during the winter months in 1890. Seeing the beaver pelt, I wonder if trading amongst Native Americans and town folk always went well for the Mountain Men. Exploring the...

 

Legals: A light in the shadows

Wyoming legislators, under the guise of “cost saving measures” for local governments, are again attempting to remove vital legal notices from the pages of your local newspaper. Though the Wyoming Legislature is not in session and many legislators... Full story

 

Against masks at sports

Editor, The ongoing restrictions regarding indoor attendance numbers mandated by Governor Gordon, on the advice of Dr. Alexia Harrist-WY State Health Officer, obviously affects state-wide public school sporting events. These mandates are adopted by...

 

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