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Use 1 percent money for plows

I like all the road and street fix-up that is going on with the 1 percent tax money we voted for.
In my opinion, a good idea wold be to use some of ...

Parents have a friendly role to play in supervising skate park

I raised a few skateboarders myself and spent hundreds of hours at skate parks while my boys skated all day and night. I drove them to the parks and I ...

Thankful for 'pro-military environment' in the area

I got my beautiful quilt of valor on the evening of Nov. 12 at a wonderful ceremony at the Saint Margaret school gymnasium. I feel more than honored ...

Young skaters helped grandson at city's 'excellent skating park'

Coming home, backhome to the Wind River, to visit family and participate in ceremony is always a blessing. It makes a person feel good.
It is with ...

Will there be time at skate park for the younger kids?

It is a good thing the new city park skate park people are posting rules, because the bigger kids are already intimidating the younger kids. If that ...

Washakie paintings are welcome back 'home' in Fremont County

I know there was some talk about the old Chief Washakie paintings staying in the Wyoming Capitol in Cheyenne after the remodeling there, but IR00;am ...

'It is time for a new face' to represent Wyoming in House

Serving Wyoming is a great honor and a serious responsibility. After much thought, I have decided not to seek re-election to the House of ...

It's negligent not to permit trained, armed security guards at all schools

Schools generally have to provide a safe environment for their students. This means the school has to take reasonable steps to make sure your child ...

Proud of service, appreciative of others who wore uniform

Serving in the military requires a willingness to serve others to keep this country great.
My dad served in the U.S. Navy. My uncle served in the ...

No need for term limits if you can vote

Responding to Steve Willow's letter about term limits for tribal government, there is nothing stopping voters from limiting the terms of tribal ...

More than offices are being lost as Capitol empties for renovation

On Friday I left my office in the Wyoming Capitol for the last time. I am the last Treasurer to occupy that room. After the restoration, what was the ...

Letter on the myths of domestic violence was accurate, helpful

I am thankful for Sydney Moller's letter to the editor of Oct. 29 about the "myths distorting domestic violence."
A situation of domestic violence ...

Arts survey will help policy makers reach informed, better decisions

The Wyoming Arts Alliance, the Wyoming Arts Council, the Wyoming After School Alliance, and the Wyoming Department of Education are partners in an ...

Dinner buyer 'will be rewarded' for a kindly act

This is to thank the person or persons who paid for our family's dinner at the Sundowner on Oct. 28. It was much appreciated to know that there are ...

New Frontier Academy does a 'noble' job with students

May I congratulate the Frontier Academy? To quote on old Ranger comic from years gone buy, IR00;was "unclear on the concept" at the beginning.
I ...

Reminiscences about familiar local veteran would be welcome

American Legion Post 19 intends to express its respect to Jack Ratliff with a commendation for his active membership in the Legion for more than 67 years, as ...

Next Speaker of House won't do much better, no matter who

There is all this talk about who is going to be the new Speaker of the House. My opinion is that it doesn't matter.
It is an old-fashioned post from ...

Myths distorting domestic violence must be defeated

It is essential to destroy the myths about domestic violence to uncover the reality of the situation, while removing the blame and stigma from ...

Sweetwater Station is closed, but it is not abandoned

In response to the letter written by Kit Collings dated Oct. 25: We are the owners of Sweetwater Station. Because you stated publicly that Sweetwater ...

First field day at the river a success

Last month Riverton High School began what we hope will become the annual Freshmen Academy Enrichment Day at the River.This field day provided ...


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