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Six decades of major change since 1955

Editor:
Sixty years ago, it was a different world.
It was 1955 in Seattle, Wash. I was 25 years old. I had two marriages plus four years in the service. ...

When new skate park is done, plant grass over the old one

Editor:
If the new skateboard park comes to pass, I would suggest that the old skateboard park be turned into green grass.
I am not very excited about the ...

Clinton won't be brought down by controversy over her e-mail

Editor:
I am a Republican, and I do not want to see Hillary Clinton elected the next president. But this e-mail controversy is not going to bring her down. If ...

Conservation letter hit home

Editor:
I appreciated the ...

Airport mustn't settle for something that would not serve our market well

Editor:
I read about the ...

Buying your seat in office is not the same as earning it

Editor:
To all of Wyoming's Republicans, and Washington's also, I cannot believe that the Republicans are willing to kill and/or hamper in the U.S. Homeland ...

Leaving valuables in open cars is 'asking for trouble every time'

Editor:
Regarding the headlines and news about the ...

No 'gun ban climate' exists

Editor:
I do not want to get into a public battle about the Second Amendment, but ...

Obama must 'give back what belongs to us'

Editor:
Does Obama want the U.S. to have anything besides running his mouth and does nothing for the U.S. besides screw it up more?
Why don't he give the ...

Voluntary conservation is key to avoid federal intervention

Editor:
Tourism and recreation are economically vital in the West. A 2014 study examining the economic impact of visitors to Bureau of Land Management (BLM) ...

Great fun, great memories due to new Riverton skating rink

Editor:
"If you build it, they will come."
Hurray for the new ice skating rink!
I was delighted to read ...

Scout's request: Clear away snow so sidewalks aren't 'slick and dangerous'

Editor:
I am a Scout with Troop 276. I think people in Riverton should clear the snow from their sidewalks.
They can get slick and ...

Oscar night editorial subtle, entertaining

Editor:
Regarding the editorial of Feb. 22: Clever. Very clever. And so subtle. ...

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

Editor:
In Randy Tucker's ...

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

Editor:
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

Editor:
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'

Editor:
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'

Editor:
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

Editor:
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

Editor,
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 ...

 
 

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