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Campaign for governor gave new inspiration to lapsed voter

Editor:
It is not a real proud thing for me to say, but I haven't voted since the 1990s, until this year. It was the governor's race that gave me the ...

Illoway most experienced, most ready to be Secretary of State

Editor:
There are a number of races that most likely will be decided in the upcoming primary.
While l have not involved myself in Republican primary races in ...

LeBrun 'right man' for the job in attorney vote

Editor:
I am commenting in regard to the paid letter regarding Mr. Patrick LeBrun, which bore the signature of "Mr. Robert R. Rose, Chief Deputy Prosecuting ...

Political attack ad on LeBrun was inaccurate, unfair and unethical

Editor:
In regards to Mr. Rose's recent advertisement in the Sunday Ranger, l am disappointed in him. I would certainly expect more from a man in his ...

Hold Mead responsible for harm done by the 'Hill Bill'

Editor:
I see Gov. Matt Mead has been around getting his picture taken and going on TV to debate. In the primary election, I really hope voters send him a ...

Strannigan most deserving of discussed honor at gymnasium

Editor:
I live in Denver and recently heard talk of honoring Bill Strannigan. I can think of no other person who contributed so much to the students and ...

Traffic jam around fairgrounds was not 'the end of the world'

Editor:
I enjoyed the Fremont County Fair very much, and I think part of the reason I did was that I didn't too much of my time getting upset about the road ...

'Guardian angels' most helpful to shoppers

Editor:
I know there are many, many good people who live in Riverton, and we found our guardian angels on July 14.
My friend Carmen Majdic and I were ...

At election time, remember who voted to oust Cindy Hill

Editor:
Soon the voters will be going to the polls to cast their votes for a governing body to run the great State of Wyoming.
I sincerely hope they will ...

An individual soldier isn't caught up in political debate

Editor:
I was deeply troubled the other day when I picked up The Ranger, opened it up and saw the editorial cartoon on the opinion page.
It was a picture of ...

Rain washed out fun event

Editor:
In this area we take all the rain we can get and are grateful for it. I do wish the rainstorm on Friday, July 11, would have waited a few hours. The ...

Raise for county workers not really very generous

Editor:
A comment in a recent editorial needs clarification. Specifically, "There is a significant, broad-based piece of generosity in the new (Fremont ...

Negotiating fairgrounds traffic this year is 'such a hassle'

Editor:
Oh, my goodness, what a mess. Trying to get in or out of the fairgrounds this week has been such a hassle. When it rained besides, everything was even ...

Put Rails to Trails troublemakers in jail, not counseling sessions

Editor:
I live along the Rails to Trails path. My girlfriend and I used to walk on the trail until it became unsafe due to young juveniles who would challenge ...

It's confusing, but legal, for candidate to use two names

Editor:
In response to Rex D. Flemish's letter to the editor regarding the question of how a candidate can run under two names in an election, I would like to ...

Charge admission temporarily to raise money to improve Community Room

Editor:
Here is a suggestion for raising money to remodel and update the Community Room at the Riverton library. They should charge money for admission to the ...

Riverton is 'Indian Country'

Editor:
I am an enrolled member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe. I would like to let all you non-native people know that you can write letters and cry around ...

County fair's rule on showing animals punishes baseball team

Editor:
Riverton's 13-14-year-old Babe Ruth baseball team won the state championship July 19 in Torrington. This qualifies them to go to regionals in Montana. ...

CERA meeting 'over-hyped' and didn't amount to much

Editor:
On the letters by Mr. Laidlaw and Ms. Williams about the CERA meeting in Riverton, this was a hyped-up meeting that didn't amount to a hill of beans. ...

Could construction work be halted during the fair?

Editor:
I am very worried about getting access to the county fairgrounds during the huge road building job on South Federal.
Is there some way the work could ...

 
 

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