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Now the sheriff and the coroner can read minds

Apr 17, 2012 - Chester Davies, Riverton:  Editor:
I guess we can all add "mind reader" to the list of skills of the Fremont County Coroner's office and the Fremont County Sheriff. They have decided ... [more]

Funeral guitarist identified

Apr 13, 2012 - Family of Hewitt Youtz:  Editor:
To those of you attending the funeral of Hewitt G. Youtz on April 2, an important introduction was omitted.
The young man playing the guitar for ... [more]

'Good ol' boy' rules at senior center

Apr 12, 2012 - George Bartlett, Riverton:  Editor:
The "'good ol' boy" syndrome is alive and well at the Riverton Senior Citizens Center. Not only do members of the board of directors elect and ... [more]

Senior center complainers ought to be there to help

Apr 11, 2012 - M. Nichols Sr., Riverton:  Editor:
In reply to Carl. M. Niswonger's letter to The Ranger concerning the Riverton Senior Citizens Center needs an advocate and that the center has very ... [more]

Applause to city for decision on light poles

Apr 10, 2012 - James Gordano, Riverton:  Editor:
In response to Riverton City Councilman Richard Gard's opposition to the "nicer" light poles in the upcoming South Federal renovation, it is true that ... [more]

Shooting of local man by county deputy deserved more notice

Apr 8, 2012 - Fred Nelson, Riverton:  Editor:
A few weeks ago a Fremont County law enforcement officer fatally shot an individual in Pavillion. That incident barely made local news.
Then, more ... [more]

Both sides of wolf issue afraid the other is right

Apr 6, 2012 - Pat Lawry, Riverton:  Editor:
I have been watching the two sides of the wolf issue going back and forth for years. I have come to believe that reason they always run to court after ... [more]

Hudson murder case shocking

Apr 5, 2012 - Josephine Vale, Riverton:  Editor:
It is simply shocking to find out the details about the murders of the two people in Hudson, starting with beating and stabbing them to death and then ... [more]

Downtown restroom a good idea; don't leave dogs in car

Apr 5, 2012 - Pat Stevens, Riverton:  Editor:
I am writing in regard to two subjects. First of all, I support Mayor Ron Warpness's desire for a public restroom. There needs to be public restrooms ... [more]

Civil talk could help with senior center issues

Apr 4, 2012 - Frank Tanner, Riverton:  Editor:
It is my understanding that a member of the board of directors of the Riverton Senior Citizens Center at the March 20 meeting of the board stated that ... [more]

School teacher case appears to show 'two sets of rules'

Apr 3, 2012 - Raelle Herbert, Riverton:  Editor:
I could hardly believe my eyes when I saw the punishment handed down to the Riverton school teacher who pleaded guilty to sexually molesting a ... [more]

Bear spray usually has instant effect; a gunshot might not

Apr 1, 2012 - Lear Trovich, Lander:  Editor:
I agree to the utmost with the studies showing that a gun is not necessarily the best way for the average person to protect himself, or herself, in ... [more]

Riverton will get 'gypped' on new county districts

Mar 30, 2012 - Warren K. Sideley, Riverton:  Editor:
On this issue of new districts for county commissioners, I
assume the commissioners, the county clerk or whoever is going to make the final decision ... [more]

South Federal Boulevard light pole deal isn't all that it appears

Mar 29, 2012 - Richard P. Gard, Ward 3-6 Councilman Riverton:  Editor:
Is it a fact that all of the residents of Riverton like the look of the old fashioned looking lights that are faded green in color on our Main Street? ... [more]

Senior citizens center's board actions shouldn't be so secretive

Mar 28, 2012 - Carl M., Riverton:  Editor:
This is an election year, and being that it is an election year, I wonder if there is a politician out there who is looking for votes. I know how to ... [more]

Barnstorming BB team liked local experience

Mar 27, 2012 - Harlem Ambassadors:  Editor:
On March 15, 'R' Recreation hosted the Harlem Ambassadors professional show basketball team for a night of high-flying slam dunks, hilarious comedy, ... [more]

Optional 1 percent sales tax close to 'good'

Mar 25, 2012 - Joseph L. Goodwin, Riverton:  Editor:
There's probably not a person in the world out there who likes paying taxes. Most of the time I wonder what it's all going for.
But I have about ... [more]

Bad behavior by coach is not to be congratulated

Mar 21, 2012 - Stephanie Millard, Riverton:  Editor:
The letter to the editor from the Evanston High School basketball parent defending the boys basketball coach was ridiculous.
We enjoy going to ... [more]

Food fair showed the value of local ag production

Mar 20, 2012 - Steve and Angie Crane, Kinnear:  Editor:
We just wanted to say thank you to those people who worked so hard putting together the 2012 local food fair.
As a producer, we really appreciate the ... [more]

Food fair showed the value of local ag production

Mar 20, 2012 - Steve and Angie Crane, Kinnear:  Editor:
We just wanted to say thank you to those people who worked so hard putting together the 2012 local food fair.
As a producer, we really appreciate ... [more]

Arbitration might be the only answer in wolf dispute

Mar 18, 2012 - Paul Clarkson, Riverton:  Editor:
I am no big fan of the wolves now running wild in Wyoming. I don't want to cuddle them or give them dog biscuits,so please don't accuse me of ... [more]

Arbitration might be the only answer in wolf dispute

Mar 18, 2012 - Paul Clarkson, Riverton:  Editor:
I am no big fan of the wolves now running wild in Wyoming. I don't want to cuddle them or give them dog biscuits,so please don't accuse me of ... [more]

State correct to observe Constitution Literacy Week

Mar 16, 2012 - Susan Heermann, Riverton:  Editor:
As members of Fremont Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution we take great pride in preserving the U.S. Constitution ... [more]

State correct to observe Constitution Literacy Week

Mar 16, 2012 - Susan Heermann, Riverton:  Editor:
As members of Fremont Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution we take great pride in preserving the U.S. Constitution ... [more]

Congratulations to newspaper staff for 'Pacemaker' awards

Mar 15, 2012 - Helen Potts, Riverton:  Editor:
The staff of our Ranger, Fremont County's daily newspaper, as come away from the annual contest sponsored by the Wyoming Press Association with 13 ... [more]

Congratulations to newspaper staff for 'Pacemaker' awards

Mar 15, 2012 - Helen Potts, Riverton:  Editor:
The staff of our Ranger, Fremont County's daily newspaper, as come away from the annual contest sponsored by the Wyoming Press Association with 13 ... [more]

Movie about Palin actually is 'flattering to her in many ways'

Mar 14, 2012 - Leah Hatten, Riverton:  Editor:
I don't know if this is all that important for everyone around here, but I wanted to comment on the HBO movie about Sarah Palin that was talked about ... [more]

Movie about Palin actually is 'flattering to her in many ways'

Mar 14, 2012 - Leah Hatten, Riverton:  Editor:
I don't know if this is all that important for everyone around here, but I wanted to comment on the HBO movie about Sarah Palin that was talked about ... [more]

'Camelot' on CWC stage led to flood of memories

Mar 13, 2012 - Jean Kenwitter, Riverton:  Editor:
I so enjoyed the recent production of "Camelot" by the Central Wyoming College theater department, which I understand included many community ... [more]

Don't ignore the public in the new Shoshone forest plan

Mar 11, 2012 - Nick Dobric, Lander:  After 257 people took the time to comment in support of additional wilderness on the Shoshone National Forest plan revision, the few people given a seat at the ... [more]