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Library roof replacement to begin soon

The roof and roof drainage system of the Riverton Library are being replaced.
The project will include some cement work and landscape renovation as well. The ...

Sale of Honor Farm land a 'historic event' for city

Editor:
l cannot tell you how delighted l was to be able to attend the historic event that took place at CWC lnter-Tribal Education Center on April l2.
This ...

Open primary would help ensure fairness in Wyoming

Editor:
As a delegate to the Wyoming State Republican Convention this year, I was disillusioned.It appeared to me some of the events that occurred in the ...

Transparency wasn't a priority in Honor Farm land dealings

Editor:
The land adjoining Walmart that was sold by the Wyoming Honor Farm is referred to as non-productive farmland. I would like to see soil tests that ...

Defense of officiating at state basketball flawed an inaccurate

Editor:
This letter is written in response to Randy Komrs's letters to the editor concerning officiating at the state tournament basketball.
First, let it ...

State committed to keeping laid-off workers in Wyoming

Editor:
I have directed state agencies to respond immediately to support Wyoming individuals and families affected by energy-related layoffs. Over a dozen ...

Simple changes in budget process would benefit U.S.

Editor:
America's current budget process is designed to fail. It is time to focus on creating a transparent, accountable and predictable process that actually ...

City 'performed pretty well' on snow removal

Editor:
I read Carol Anderson's letter to the editor about snow removal in the City of Riverton. I do not have her familiarity with city ordinances, but it is ...

Work together to break the suicide cycle

Editor:
"Wyoming has a suicide problem." This is the opening statement in the "2012 Report on Suicide in Wyoming," compiled by the Department of Health. The ...

Work together to break the suicide cycle

Editor:
"Wyoming has a suicide problem." This is the opening statement in the "2012 Report on Suicide in Wyoming," compiled by the Department of Health. The ...

Sarah Drewry (3) and Karina Estep (7) of Riverton Sizzle 2 congratulated one another following a point during the AAU volleyball tournament at Wolverine Gym on ...

Competitive primary election year has been good for state

Editor:
I believe the most important benefit from the competitive presidential primaries in both major political parties this year is that Wyoming voters are ...

Emotion can hinder perspective

Editor:
I write this letter in response to Scott Akanewich's and Randy Tucker's opinion columns, as well as an editor's note explaining Randy Tucker's ...

Do away with recycling 'as soon as possible'

Editor:
May I, as a 93-year-old householder, put in my two cents about recycling?
I have recycled all my life - going by the slogan in World War II "Make it ...

Please keep recycling of yard waste in place

Editor:
In all the talk of changing recycling, I hope the yard waste recycling can continue.
This is very important to many people, and it does help ...

One name left out of 'entertaining dialogue' on favorite movie quotes

Editor:
In reference to your recent Academy Awards editorial, you left out the name of Peter Finch, who won the best actor award in 1976 for his role on the ...

Energy workers should sign petition and impeach Obama

Editor:
If all the people that worked in the oil fields and coal industry would go to Washington D.C. and sign a petition, maybe would get Obama impeached ...

Consumers, don't fall prey to phony health insurance phone calls

Wyoming consumers should take care not to fall prey to high-pressure telemarketers selling short-term or limited benefit health insurance products that are not ...

City doing 'a pretty good job' on snow removal so far

Editor:
I have to disagree with the letter form Carol Johnson about snow removal.
I think it has been better this year than at just about any time I can ...

Criticism of basketball official at state was based on inaccuracy

Editor:
Once again, I feel compelled to refute accusations made by another Ranger sports writer. After reading Randy Tucker's recent article, I felt that he ...

 
 

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