Category Archives: Letters to the Editor

Letter: County practicing selected enforcement

County practicing selected enforcement Re: Garage removal I had built a $17,000 new construction detached storage building on my property this summer in Story. I built this building not only for my personal items, construction tools and equipment; I also built this garage to clean up the property for a fire lane and to promote… Continue Reading

Letter: Friendliest city in the West

Re: Trip in Story On July 9, our son Jeff and family, who were visiting from Tennessee, and ourselves went to a favorite spot, the Story Fish Hatchery, in their car with Tennessee license plates. After a lovely morning of picnic brunch, tour of the facility and viewing of the fish in their various stages… Continue Reading

Letter: Blessed by our community

Re: Support after a loss My kids and I have been through rough times with losing my husband and their dad at the end of August to cancer. The community of Sheridan has been amazing to us, from the support while Kevin was battling cancer to helping us cope afterward. I cannot say enough good… Continue Reading

Obama’s unnecessary move in Cuba

Re: Reopening of U.S. relations For some reason, President Barack Obama has reached out to the Castros in a completely one-sided “deal” with American taxpayers’ dollars to replace the money the Cuban government used to get from the old Soviet Union and, later, from Venezuela until the latter’s petro dollars dried up. And what exactly… Continue Reading

Letter: Life, memories before and after Santa’s visits

Re: The season’s wealth It’s the season of Christmas so let’s not consider bursting Santa’s bubble. For children everywhere who come to believe in Santa Claus, their entire universe appears wonderfully transformed. From within their perspective, this is the time when the world takes on new meaning and significance. It’s a rosy, magical place and… Continue Reading

Letter: Trail End activity sparks holiday spirit

Trail End activity sparks holiday spirit Re: Largest turnout ever I would like to thank the Trail End Museum (Kendrick Mansion) for the wonderful Christmas Open House they put on every year for the community.  It is such a treat to go to the mansion and see the beautiful decorations, listen to all the great… Continue Reading

Letter: Who’s paying for the fluoride push?

Re: Water changes coming The mayor’s decision to put fluoride in the water supply on Jan. 1 has not been democratically approved by the community of Sheridan and Sheridan County. Why haven’t city leaders considered the right to vote on this issue? The citizens of Sheridan County voted fluoride out of the water in 1953.… Continue Reading

Letter: Fluoride coming; representing people

Fluoride coming; representing people Re: Press, Dec. 10 On Jan. 1, four days before he swears in the newly elected city council members, Mayor John Heath will flip the switch, dumping fluorosilicic into our public water system — four days before those who spoke loudly against fluoridation during their campaign have even had a chance… Continue Reading

Letter: Not the Democrats’ first anti-CIA rodeo

Not the Democrats’ first anti-CIA rodeo Re: Senate CIA report Kudos to Charles Krauthammer whose column in Friday’s Sheridan Press correctly excoriated the report of the Senate Special Committee on Intelligence panning the so-called “torture” administered by CIA personnel after the 9/11 attack. As Krauthammer correctly notes, the chair of the SCCI, Dianne Feinstein, D-California,… Continue Reading

Letter: Story home for sale; what’s going on Cheyenne?

Story home for sale; what’s going on Cheyenne? Re: Gov. Mead, tax laws, UW, Somalis, debt, proliferate spending, liberal (imported) professors, “forced charity,” the Constitution and other crap Dear Gov. Mead: I regret to say I am selling my dream home and leaving Wyoming because I cannot afford the government rent (property taxes) you (Czar… Continue Reading

Letter: Promote ambition, early graduation

Promote ambition, early graduation Re: SCSD#2 graduation coach It is great to see the community of Sheridan address the issue of school drop-outs, however, one group of students is being ignored — those who do not wish to be there. Young adults are amazingly capable. They have the energy, the ambition, brain-power and the time… Continue Reading

Fuel prices dropping everywhere but here

Re: $1.99 in OKC Thursday evening (Dec. 3), all of the network newscasts showed Oklahoma City to be the first city in the U.S. in four years to be selling fuel (87 octane/regular) for $1.99 per gallon. The same day, Sheridan’s gas stations were selling 85 octane/regular for $2.97 a gallon. We’re paying  98 cents… Continue Reading

Letter: Gruber lies, disrespects citizens via Obamacare

Gruber lies, disrespects citizens via Obamacare Re: Health costs hit home In August of this year, we were informed that our retirement medical insurance was being cancelled due to the rising cost of health care and the requirements of ObamaCare. After working professionally for 54 years, we were counting on our promised health insurance. On… Continue Reading

Letter: WYO Theater part of memories

WYO Theater part of memories Re: Wyo 25th celebration Last Saturday, my husband and I had the great pleasure of attending the WYO Theater’s 25th anniversary celebration. The first time I ever set foot in the WYO Theater, it was as a performer. Selected as one of a handful of area elementary school students to… Continue Reading

Letter: Woodward reporting perpetuates myth

Woodward reporting perpetuates myth Re: Czaban column, Press, Nov. 15 In Sheridan Press managing editor Kristen Czaban’s recent opinion page column, she virtually deified Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward for his stellar journalistic coverage of Watergate which led to President Richard Nixon’s resignation. In passing, I must note that Woodward himself said in a PBS… Continue Reading

Letter: Keystone Pipeline, Wyoming coal income

Keystone Pipeline, Wyoming coal income Re: “Tar sand” issues The pipeline is to transport “oil” from Canadian tar sands from Alberta to the Gulf Coast for refining and export. How will this cause Wyoming oil to be more marketable? Oil from tar sands is not the same as Wyoming’s oil. Extraction of oil from tar… Continue Reading

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