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A place in the community

It’s rather hard to believe that I have, officially, been working for the Saratoga Sun for one year. I remember being anxious the night before and being even more anxious as I waited outside the...

 

No place for poor sportsmanship

Our local youths can be at their best when they play sports. They sacrifice their time and sweat to practice. They keep their grades up. They give their heart and soul to their team and the prospect of winning. They learn sportsmanship and teamwork....

 

I get around

It is the beginning of January and winter is now here. I have to admit, I am not thrilled to deal with this time of year because of the snow. Not because I don’t enjoy winter sports, but because I...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Opinion    January 2, 2019

The wisdom of children

“I will sail a friendly course, file a friendly chart On a sea of love and a thankful heart.” ~The Muppet Christmas Carol I had full intentions of writing a column that looked back on my year...

 

In defense of public defense

Editor, I would like to protest the upcoming changes with the Carbon County Public Defender’s office. The powers that be are proposing getting rid of administrative support staff in Rawlins thus making defendants call Laramie for assistance. As a...

 

The week between Christmas

Amid the week after Christmas, piles of wrapping in bags, shiny paper and boxes in trash with the tags. Sad little scissors sit broken and bent, from clamshell packaging--they don’t make a dent....

 

This is a very important message ...

This is an important message. Please do not hang up the phone … *CLICK.* That “click” was me hanging up the phone. I am pretty sure you have received these annoying calls yourself. I have...

 

A Hallmark-esque Christmas tale

It’s December and we all know what that means! Hallmark and Lifetime are subjecting us to their onslaught of holiday-themed movies until the day after Christmas. Last year, Hallmark released 33 movi...

 

Nickels and dimes in the sky

It is the start of the holiday season and for many that means traveling by air to get to a desired destination. I don’t know about you, but I used to love to have the adventure of going on an...

 

See ya in the funny papers

I would like to say “thanks” to Stan Lee for creating so many of the comic book characters I grew up with. I am going to miss his funny Marvel movie cameos too. But this is not about Stan Lee....

 

Death of a superhero

“As comics writers we had to have villains in our stories. And once World War II started, the Nazis gave us the greatest villains in the world to fight against. It was a slam dunk.” ~ Stan Lee ***...

 

Spy der man ... and other stuff

This is the most stream-of-consciousness thing I have written in a while. I have had a lot of things swirling around my mind lately (elections, veteran day, Halloween, etc.) including writing a story...

 

The positive friend

A person I have known since my second year in high school just had her birthday on Halloween. Okay, actually it is on the 30th, but as often as we celebrated Halloween and her birthday, I often merge...

 

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