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Gun ban climate would turn U.S. into Britain or Australia

In Randy Tucker's ...

Bill on guns in school 'does not seem like a good idea'

It is my hope that the Wyoming legislators will not vote to permit guns to be brought into schools. I don't think most school teachers or staff would ...

Snow removal method makes it hard to use trash rollouts

Since people are writing in about snow, here is my 2 cents. The city has changed the way snow is plowed, now being pushed up to the curbs.
Also at ...

Shipment helped satisfy 'sweet tooth of veterans'

Our veterans deserve the honor, respect and the very best care we have to give.
Each February, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars ...

City did well to clean up 'hard walls of snow'

I will give credit when it is due, with pleasure. I wrote in not long ago about the poor method of snow plowing around Riverton this winter which made ...

Tuition-control bill would make college more fair

I am in favor of the bill put forward in the Wyoming Legislature that would not let colleges to raise tuition on a student who is already enrolled.
I ...

Fremont County a supportive place for Girl Scout activities

It's the 40th birthday of the Samoa cookie, and Girl Scout cookie season is here.
Girl Scouts will be knocking on doors through Feb. 22 to take ...

Piling snow in center lane may work the best

I have to agree with the letter to the editor about snow plowing this year. When they push all the snow to the curbs like they are, it makes a wall of ...

Decision not to expand Medicaid 'very unfortunate for Wyoming'

When the 2015 Wyoming Legislature is over, I hope someone will take the time to look at all the money was spent on unnecessary things compared to the ...

Transfer of federal land to state control could harm public access

I and my fellow Wyoming citizensenjoy some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world.The State of Wyoming has30 millionacres in public lands ...

Writer trying to improve life ought to write about progress

I was impressed, up to a point, by the letter to the editor on Jan. 31 by Michael L. SunRhodes. ...

Amid good uses for drones, don't ignore privacy

The new debate over remote-controlled "drones" is interesting to me. I have heard that some good uses for them besides just playing around could be in ...

Poor not 'ripping off' Medicaid

Making poor people prove they have full-time employment before they can get Medicaid is against what Medicaid is about.
Poor people don't want to be ...

All must make the effort to show respect in words we use

"The injuns are going to be taken care of." So said House District 19 Rep. Allen Jaggi, R-Lyman, as reported in the Rock ...

Statute on state park permits not being enforced equally

I am 65 years old and worked most all my life in Wyoming and on the Wind River Indian Reservation. I now am disabled and retired but still trying to ...

Governor's recognition of hospice, palliative care a state milestone

Hospice and palliative care month was celebrated and recognized by Gov. Matt Mead.
I am the executive director of Help for Health. Recently I ...

Minimum wage in Wyoming won't ever exceed federal wage

I see the Wyoming Legislature didn't give raising the minimum wage in Wyoming much consideration. As long as the federal wage is higher than the ...

Columnist misused words

I have to respond to ...

Writing about past mistakes in life 'for the greater good'

My life has been chaos. I have wronged people. I don't even know if you will read this letter. I told myself "I will stop being afraid."
I am a ...

New snow-removal method 'is not an improvement'

I can't say I care much for the new city policy on snow plowing that crams all the snow up against the curbs. In the neighborhood where I work, it has ...


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