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Autumn falls into Wyoming

Bringing something akin to a second spring, leaves turning into the colors of flowers, fall is in the air. Our bright blue skies provide a vivid backdrop to the reds, yellows and oranges that splash...

 

Small towns and their people

by Samantha Tylka There are many small towns in today's world. One that really sticks out is Hanna in Carbon County, Wyoming. The population was 841 during the 2010 census. The recent census of 2020...

 

Encampment feeds the hungry too

Editor, The September 15 Saratoga Sun included an article about the Food Bank of Wyoming in Hanna and the local food pantry in Saratoga. We would like to make it known that the town of Encampment has a community food pantry housed at the Presbyterian...

 

How leaders take away freedom

When I have a bad day, such as yesterday; I had an instance where one of my flexi-pipes, under my sink in the bathroom, came apart spraying water everywhere, I calmed down by reminding myself it could...

 

Queen Elizabeth's passing

I was not surprised to hear of the Queen’s passing, but I was very sad to hear of it. My entire life I have heard and read about the British Aristocracy. My uncle was from Blackpool, England and...

 

Grandkids make you brave

Whether you want to be or not, you have to put on your brave face when your grandkids are with you. When a four-year-old wakes you up at 3 AM because they heard something, you can't tell them to take...

 

Ignore Cheney And Trump – August Primary Were Wyoming Voters

It’s taken me three weeks to finally digest what happened in Wyoming during that GOP primary election Aug. 16.  The results came quickly but what the hell really happened? This election was seen as a proxy fight between former President Donald...

 

Winters of discontent

It has been getting a bit brisk at night which is great given how warm it has been the past week. For the record, I am enjoying the hot, if not scorching afternoons. I love the feeling of the sun heat...

 

Pollyanna: An insult or a compliment?

I’ve been called a Pollyanna more than once in my lifetime. Actually, truth be told, this sobriquet has been tossed around too much to describe my optimistic perspective at least a few hundred times...

 

Recalling My Daughter's First Day Of School

In the next few weeks, thousands a little children across Wyoming will march off to their first day of school. Especially for those parents of kindergartners, this is a poignant time. It sure was for me back in 1976 when our daughter Amber marched...

 

Encampment in the Dark

A silent Sunday morning greeted residents of Encampment A power outage that occurred at 6:15 a.m. was due to a pole catching fire, according to spokesman for Carbon Power and Light. Power had to be turned off in order to replace the pole safely....

 

Dirty Politics

Until I made my home in Wyoming, my political affiliation was the majority where I lived. I started voting in Maryland, a major blue state, although I will acknowledge the current governor Larry Hogan...

 

Alpacas Cuteness Abounds!

Who doesn't love the feel of a soft, cozy sweater on a winter's day? In Riverside, just off of the highway, eight Alpacas live. This is where all that winter warmth begins. Their caretaker, Rachelle...

 

Wyoming was at center of the country's political universe – for a short time

Politically these past six months, we were watching the World Series, March Madness, and the Super Bowl all wrapped up into one Wyoming campaign. This GOP primary election between incumbent Liz Cheney and challenger Harriet Hageman has been called...

 

Small towns do it right

Recently the Hanna Recreation Center hosted 150 young adults and 50 adults on their way to a competition in Indianapolis. The group was the Santa Clara Vanguard Drum and Bugle Corps (Vanguard). The...

 

Political waters

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...

 

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...

 

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