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Voter won't back anyone who votes to end dumpsters

Editor:
I will say it here and now. I will not vote for any Riverton City Council or mayor candidate who votes to eliminate the trash collection in the ...

Decision to end alley dumpster service meets strong objection

Editor:
I am writing in response to the Riverton City Council's decision to remove dumpsters for residential customers and replace them with roll-out ...

Dog represents other animals that have 'no voice'

Editor:
I believe we should all have love and compassion for our fellow man.
We also need to remember that animals have no voice. But people do.
That is ...

'Bad deal for Riverton' if R Recreation funds cut

Editor:
I read in the newspaper of the cut in funding for the services the city is supporting. It will be a bad deal for Riverton if they make cuts in R ...

My Health Care: Still gambling without insurance coverage

Editor:
Few people may have looked forward to 2014 more than I, for the unrolling of the Affordable Care Act. I had been uninsured since divorce in the ...

Episode of the abandoned dog illustrates big problem

Editor:
This letter is being written to clarify several points raised from my @257;rst letter and to heighten the awareness of the "dumping" of unwanted dogs ...

City suffers from lack of good property maintenance

Editor:
It is true that Riverton is a mess. Alleys are full of Dumpsters without lids, without tree limbs that are cut to fit in the yard waste ...

Does the county think we voters are made of money?

Editor:
I say "hell no" to raises for county workers.
We just had rate and fee hikes, and gas has gone up, and we voters have been denied wages that could ...

A family bowling center in Riverton would be successful

Editor:
We are recent arrivals to the community and look forward to some good fishing in the "golden years." I enjoy reading the local paper (much better than ...

Dog's story touching, but people need help as well

Editor:
I have read the letters to the editor about the abandoned dog on Cooper Road and all the concern that came pouring out of everyone for it. But all I ...

Know the rules if you are supporting a candidate

Editor:
Election season is upon us, with candidate filing under way. I just wanted to remind everyone that there are some rules regarding the support or ...

Foreign kids had another great year in Riverton

Editor:
l would like to publicly thank Riverton High School, the community, and especially our volunteer host families for welcoming foreign exchange students ...

Be ready to assist the airline serving Riverton

Editor:
I do not live in Fremont County, but I come there for business several times every year and for fun at least once a summer.
Having Riverton Regional ...

Compassionate family picked up homeless dog on Cooper Road

Editor:
This letter is to salute the family who picked up the homeless dog on Cooper Road. In a world that can be quite cold and heartless to our four-footed ...

Why didn't writer help the abandoned dog on roadside?

Editor:
I have a question for Ms. Rood who witnessed a supposed abandoned dog starving on the side of the road.
Why didn't you just feed the dog? Or take ...

Columnist shared the fun essence of traveling

Editor:
l loved Chris Peck's column on his travels in the April 18 Ranger. First, I had to look up the lyrics to "Marrakesh Express" by Crosby, Stills, Nash ...

Help was available from many sources for abandoned dog

Editor:
To Linda Rood, your letter in Sunday's paper about the abandoned little dog was absolutely heartbreaking. But what saddened and angered me even more ...

When you have a house on a hill, you can be asking for real trouble

Editor:
It has been interesting to read about the hill slide in Jackson that has evacuated the neighborhood and threatened business down below. Some house ...

Abandoned, loyal little dog made heart-wrenching choice

Editor:
This is an open letter to whoever lost or, probably, dumped a little black-and-tan dog on Cooper Road.
This little dog showed up on Tuesday ...

My Health Care: No big changes so far under Affordable Care Act

So far our experience with the ACA is nothing has changed. We have insurance through our employers and haven't seen any changes or cost increases.
That being ...

 
 

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