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Tax volunteer service valuable to low-income people and others

Editor:
If one or more of your readers would like to support a worthwhile community service program and have some fun doing it, I have a suggestion. Become a ...

'Sub-par' city performance on snow plowing is unacceptable

Editor:
On behalf of the entire community I am writing to plead with the City of Riverton to please plow our city streets after a snow event.
After once ...

Election outcome validates the motto 'live free or die'

Editor:
In answer to Chris Peck's question: Is it good for the health of the people of Wyoming to be a "one party state"? My answer is "yes," if it is good ...

Yard cleanup was a surprise and much appreciated

Editor:
I would like to thank the people who came from the skateboard association recently for the work of cleaning up leaves in my yard.
It was a pleasant ...

Hard work paid off for talented choir performers from Riverton

Editor:
On Nov. 1 in Scottsbluff, Neb., the 34th Old West Choir Fest was attended by 17 schools from Nebraska, Colorado and Wyoming, including Riverton High ...

Take care to ensure library repairs stand test of time

Editor:
The amount of money that apparently will be required to fix the problems with the building at the Riverton library is stunning.
I had no idea that ...

Band represents school and town 'tremendously'

Editor:
So glad to see the story and the picture about the Riverton marching band doing so well at the state festival, where they were scored the best of all ...

Grandfather helped deceive enemy before D-Day invasion

Editor:
I am writing this in October while it is on my mind, but I hope it can be printed on Veterans Day.
My grandfather was a veteran of the U.S. Navy in ...

Listening is a good attribute for our local elected officials

Editor:
I am writing this on the Sunday before the general election. The thing I want most from the election outcome is a group of elected officials who will ...

Don't 'boot' state officials from Capitol post-renovation

Editor:
The Wyoming Capitol renovation plan includes upgrading the tunnel between the Capitol and the Herschler Building in Cheyenne so there is better access ...

Why does gas still cost so much in county if oil price is falling?

Editor:
So what's up with our gasoline suppliers in Fremont County? Aren't they aware of the dropping commodity prices?
I wouldn't like to believe it's ...

Not every 'abandoned' vehicle is a worthless piece of junk

Editor:
I am pleased to read that the city is working with the people who have abandoned vehicles that to some appear to be eyesores parked on the streets of ...

'Enjoyable years' spent in family business locally

Editor:
After 56 years as a family-owned business in Riverton, Fremont Glass Inc. has closed its doors and sold the business.
We want to say thanks to all ...

Price's boots-on-the-ground experience good for county

Editor:
I've watched the local politician's rhetoric ramping up over the last few months, and I am dismayed. I believe the citizens of Fremont County aren't ...

Gard responded to street concern as a councilman

Editor:
I have to first say that l am a very big supporter of voting. But where problems lie are when people vote blindly and not doing their research.
I ...

Baker solves community problems and helps citizen in need

Editor:
As a citizen of Riverton, I am pleased that we have two candidates running for mayor who are capable, well-versed on issues and have demonstrated ...

Past record shows Baker would be a good mayor

Editor:
Perhaps 15 years ago, Lars Baker, then the supervisor for the Fremont Weed and Pest department, asked if I would serve as the director from my ...

Baker 'would be the best' mayor, say his past workers

Editor:
Well, in the election for Mayor of Riverton it is obvious that Mr. Gard has a lot of rich business friends who are writing to support him. But rich ...

Gard deserves vote support for several reasons

Editor:
I'm sure there are voters in our great City of Riverton who have not have the opportunity to meet or get to know Rich Gard. I support Rich as our ...

Gard would keep city operations running 'smoothly and sensibly'

Editor:
I have known Rich Gard since 1997. I've also conducted business with Rich on several occasions, and our families and children have interacted at ...

 
 

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