Letter to the Editor

It is going to  bite us      Dear Editor,     If we don´t kill this pandemic soon itś going to come back and bite us!  Maybe this crisis will be enough to make even the far-right  realize that ¨Medicare For All¨ is not such a bad idea!  Maybe our billionaire capitalists might even come around to...
Why spend so much?   Dear Editor, Regarding replacement of the overpass over the railroad south of Newcastle, I must be missing something.  Why would we consider spending nearly 4 million dollars to replace or about 1 million to build a substitute for a bridge which has become obsolete and has no...
Regionals went great   To the Editor: How well did 3A East Regionals go? Absolutely perfect! Special shout out to Mike Gregory, you did great! Thanks to everyone who made a salad, browned hamburger and those who baked. A special thanks to the Lutheran ladies, the Methodist ladies, and the Catholic...
3A regionals impress   Dear Editor, The officials who officiated the 3A regional basketball tournament would like to recognize and express our appreciation for the hospitality shown to us from your community during last weeks tournament.  All of the volunteers of Newcastle High School went above...
COVID-19 from DC   Dear Editor,   While Wyoming often prides itself on being isolated from the mainstream, it is certainly not immune to all the world health scares. There is much confusion and concern surrounding COVID-19, or the coronavirus. As the number of cases rise in the United States, it is...
Station was in need of replacement  Dear Editor, Please allow me to add a few more details about the construction and costs of the new Game Warden station. I was appointed to the Game and Fish Commission in 2013. During my six-year term, replacing the warden station in Newcastle was a high priority...
Thanks for the hospitality Dear Editor, The 3A East Regional Basketball Tournament, as many of you are well aware, was in Newcastle this past weekend (March 5-7) over in the aptly named “Dogie Dome,” a virtual oasis for basketball.  A first-timer, to both the venue and officiating a regional, the...
Historical society  is alive Dear Editor, The Weston County Historical Society is alive and well and hoping to reach everyone in the Newcastle area to help us realize getting our long awaited and needed building at the Museum.   We have been trying to get the needed plan in place for two years and...
Losing coal mine jobs Dear Editor, We have been losing coal mine jobs. We have other mineral wealth to be extracted - uranium.  I believe that is the basic fuel used by USN submarines.  So, it seems that all the technology exists for our economic salvation.   We can mine our uranium, refine it as...
New station is inadequate Dear Editor, The new game warden station is inadequate.  Most families have 2 vehicles.  The garage being built is a 2 car garage.  Where is the warden vehicle going to be parked?  Where would the snowmobile and the 4-wheeler be parked and repaired?  The boat?  Remember...

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