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Let customers decide at cash register to pay added tax or not

If this could be done, I think the best way would handle the 1 percent sales tax for improving streets would be to ask people if they are willing to ...

Go ahead and conduct the full review of ambulance compliance

I believe the Fremont County government should go ahead and evaluate how well the new ambulance service company is doing on its contractual ...

Maybe an independent this year

Great job, Randy Tucker, on your commentary in last Sunday's Ranger concerning those two hustlers that we, the public, are stuck with in this year's ...

Liz Cheney ought to debate more

Liz Cheney has reneged on her agreement to appear with Ryan Greene in five public debates. This chicken-hearted cop-out can be translated as: my ...

Women voters have reasons not to support Donald Trump

I know in Wyoming it makes no difference because we are a "red" state, but I hope Trump does not get a huge vote percentage here. It would be a good ...

Clinton actions should make her ineligible to be president

I am a registered independent. I am a conservative, both politically and socially. Over a 55-year voting period I have been a registered Democrat and ...

Bebout's company followed all state procedures on AML bids

Chelsie Lee, I received your recent postcard in the mail, and I completely disagree with your comments about State Sen. Eli Bebout. My husband, Tony ...

Surgeon gave skilled, conscientious service to community for many years

On Sept. 7, Riverton lost a great physician. Dr. William B. Brohm -- "Dr. Bill" -- died quietlyat home at the age of 79 years.
Many may have seen his ...

Governor can, and should, relax 'good time' provisions

"Good time" has proven to be an effective management tool for both incarcerated and paroled offenders. Increased good time encourages positive ...

Competition will improve airline service

It is a good thing that Great Lakes Airlines is trying to improve service at the airport. I hear they are doing better. It is not that I am such a big ...

It might be time for state to cut its losses and accept fed wolf plan

Talking about the gray wolf as an endangered species in Wyoming, this has gone on far too long already.
How long have we been hearing how the wolf ...

Whether you are 14 or 94, quit smoking now, and save your life

Hi, I am Sandy. I know a lot of your readers. I was born here 61 years ago.
I now have in-stage COPD. My lungs are shot. Six months ago I was at ...

Vote for conservation district and have a voice in important issues

On the general election ballot Nov. 8, there will be a proposition looking for local support.
The Lower Wind River Conservation District (LWRCD) ...

Bebout matter should be put to rest

It is with frustration that IR00;continue to read letters questioning the ethics and behavior of Senator Eli Bebout concerning his company, Nucor's, ...

Take advantage of state project to build confidence for retirement

Senate Resolution 575, co-sponsored by U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming, establishing Oct. 16-22 as National Retirement Security Week, passed the U.S. ...

Improvements are noted and appreciated at senior center

I would like to thank the board of directors of the Riverton Senior Citizens Center at the Sept. 20, 2016, meeting for apologizing to the center ...

Not voting for prez in this election

On Sept. 13, Bob Rehbein wrote to ask "why would anyone cast a vote for Hillary Clinton?" Simple. She is highly qualified, and far more so than Donald ...

Column on old gym sparked memory of boyhood in Idaho

Randy Tucker's column on the old Shoshoni school gym reminded me of my old gym in Idaho when I was in junior high.
It had been the high school gym ...

It's time to support manufacturing in Wyoming, not raise taxes on it

It is no secret that Wyoming is in the midst of a difficult financial crisis. It seems that every day we open the paper and read about additional ...

In Bebout inquiry, there are still more questions than answers

Last week, Ranger publisher Steven R. Peck, wrote that the complaint filed against Senator Eli Bebout of Riverton "has been cleared, and the matter is ...


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