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What about past band director's name on the high school floor?

Editor:
As to writing coach Bill Strannigan's name on the Riverton High School gym floor, what about John Aanestad's name, too?
He directed the bands for ...

Growing and collecting lilies, but not offering them for sale

Editor:
Please accept the following clarification regarding the photograph labeled "Sunrise daylilies" in the Sept. 5 Ranger:
I am a collector and grower of ...

Wild horse roundups not the best way to control population

Editor:
I am hoping people in Wyoming will read this. The BLM and the wild horse and a burro department are rounding up thousands of our wild horses and ...

After winter problems, air service was much better on summer trips

Editor:
I will give credit where credit is due. I had been screwed over big-time by the bad air service at Riverton Regional Airport late last winter. People ...

Citizens speak out on and say 'no' to mandatory trash change

Editor:
Riverton citizens, we are in serious danger in our beautiful community.
Just recently we went again to cast our votes and to make your choices to ...

Odd Fellows Cemetery is more a weed patch than a cemetery

Editor:
I wonder who is responsible for the terrible shape the Odd Fellows Cemetery on Riverview Road is in at present.
As a weed patch, it hardly resembles ...

Trash collection customers being punished for what government did

Editor:
I do not agree at all with Riverton making people who use dumpsters in their back alleys for trash to give them up.
It is going to make things much ...

Ill-mannered campers showed poor judgment and rude conduct

Editor:
I would like to address this to the four campers with Fremont County license plates who camped up Union Pass in Dubois on the forest boundary.
My ...

On city weed problem, 'It isn't your town -- It's you'

With all the talk about this being "Weed City U.S.A," the following verse seems to have a seed of truth:

It Isn't the Town, It's You
By R.W. Glover
If you ...

Protect valuable public services

This letter to the editor is written to renew or relight interest and concern for the outstanding social and human services which citizens have here in our ...

Temporary digs

Where to house the Legislature during Capitol renovation is no easy question

Flying under the radar of many Wyoming citizens is the fact -- actual ...

'Just say no' to phone callers who want your financial information

Editor:
Reading about the new and improved ways to scam people over the telephone just blows me away. How can people continue to be so gullible? It shouldn't ...

Fremont County isn't a friendly place for its own employees

Editor:
Mr. Price is exactly right. (...

Be prepared to give names to more school sites

Editor:
I knew of Bill Stranningan but did not know him personally. I do agree that he would be a worthy recipient of the honor of putting his name on the gym ...

Volunteers make positive impact in children's lives

Editor:
To volunteer your time is a direct investment into the community in which you are a part. Speaking to the belief that volunteering has a positive ...

Previous writers correct, and stray marks a problem on election ballots

Editor:
I agree whole heartedly with the Frank Tanner and Lew Diehl comments.
Mr. Tanner is so right about renaming Riverton "Weed City." (...

On trash collection, council 'drew a hard line when a soft approach would have worked'

Editor:
The City of Riverton is facing a serious issue regarding solid waste handling. The city is impacted by many rules from federal, state, and local ...

Thanks for fun memory of a good high school teacher

Editor:
I read Steve Peck's remembrance of "Doc" Robert Mower, the high school chemistry teacher, with a smile. (...

Nicholls had an 'extra-fine eye' for photography

Editor:
Well, the sun still comes up. The world turns. And man continues on.
But it'll never be the same cause ol' Wayne folded his tent and retired from the ...

Help take care of 1838 site before it is too late

Editor:
I was requested to have a portable toilet at the 1838 rendezvous site for use Aug. 15, 16 and 17 by the Riverton Jaycees, who had a permit to at the ...

 
 

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