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EPA ought to concern itself with more important tribal jurisdictions than Riverton's

Where does it say the EPA has any authority to return lands to the Native Americans? If, in fact, they do, why don't they go after some real ...

Good to see our students getting college chances

It is so good to see the Fremont County students who are signing up to participate in sports teams at college after graduating high school. I enjoy ...

Two columns had valuable views on being sports parents

Two columns in The Ranger made me think. First ...

Expanding cloud seeding could 'improve things around here'

The editorial on cloud seeding made a good point. Yes, expanding cloud seeding to a big enough area to really add to runoff and storage in the lakes ...

Citizens have a role in 1 percent

Another thought here on the City of Riverton planning what is called a "holistic" approach to finding things to fix up with the 1 percent tax money. ...

Pictures of huge Interstate 80 wreck site didn't do it justice

I drove past the big wrecks on Interstate 80 in April in the other lane. I could hardly believe my eyes. No pictures I saw in the news media did it ...

Cowboy poets entertained in Shoshoni

I thoroughly enjoyed the third annual cowboy poet gathering in Shoshoni.
Thanks to the folks who took time out of their busy lives to spend the ...

If oil is still so low, then why is gasoline going up again?

Almost every day in the news they are talking about the lower price of oil and all the impact it is having on the economy.
But I wonder why, if that ...

Good flight experience from Riverton airport in April

I had to fly to Michigan around the end of April, and I took a flight out of Riverton Regional Airport. I had been hearing about all the problems, but ...

Is there a way CWC professors can be paid more?

I did not know until reading in The Ranger recently that high school teachers make more money than some professors at Central Wyoming College. I had ...

Speeding through Shoshoni is not an inconsequential act

I read with interest the letter from William Hjelmstad of Casper that appeared in the April 12 edition regarding his alleged violation of the speed ...

End of life seminar at church 'interesting and informative'

I went to the end of life seminar held Saturday, April 25, at the Presbyterian Church in Riverton, hoping to learn about many aspects of end of ...

Is it right for senior center to compete with restaurants?

That was a nice letter recently published in The Ranger in regard to the "best kept secret in town."
l'll just bet that the owners of a|l the loca| ...

Celebrity's comment on cattle dangers didn't reflect the facts

With Earth Day came countless articles and activities drawing attention to what individuals can do to contribute toward the goal of keeping our planet ...

RPD 'will never' wear cameras

I appreciated the suggestion made for the Riverton Police Department to wear the body cameras that record on video what they do all day.
It will ...

Airport name change could help boardings to recover

I have been following the news and discussions in the paper about the situation at Riverton Regional Airport. The letters to the editor in the past ...

Near-miss on highway showed dangers of texting while driving

I would like to remind everyone of the serious danger with texting and driving.
While driving from Lander to Riverton recently, I noticed a car ...

Tax preparation really not so hard

It seems that people in the U.S. have become incredibly stupid, if one is to judge from the "Promises, Promises" editorial in the April 16 Ranger.
I ...

Main Street holes seem to have been patched already

In regard to Mr. Wayne's letter about holes in the "new" Riverton Main Street concrete, I have observed that the holes have been filled. Maybe there ...

Young security officers must be taught, trained to 'keep their heads'

It was interesting to me to read about the ...


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