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Clinton actions should make her ineligible to be president

Editor:
I am a registered independent. I am a conservative, both politically and socially. Over a 55-year voting period I have been a registered Democrat and ...

Bebout's company followed all state procedures on AML bids

Editor:
Chelsie Lee, I received your recent postcard in the mail, and I completely disagree with your comments about State Sen. Eli Bebout. My husband, Tony ...

Surgeon gave skilled, conscientious service to community for many years

Editor:
On Sept. 7, Riverton lost a great physician. Dr. William B. Brohm -- "Dr. Bill" -- died quietlyat home at the age of 79 years.
Many may have seen his ...

Governor can, and should, relax 'good time' provisions

Editor:
"Good time" has proven to be an effective management tool for both incarcerated and paroled offenders. Increased good time encourages positive ...

Competition will improve airline service

Editor:
It is a good thing that Great Lakes Airlines is trying to improve service at the airport. I hear they are doing better. It is not that I am such a big ...

It might be time for state to cut its losses and accept fed wolf plan

Editor:
Talking about the gray wolf as an endangered species in Wyoming, this has gone on far too long already.
How long have we been hearing how the wolf ...

Whether you are 14 or 94, quit smoking now, and save your life

Editor:
Hi, I am Sandy. I know a lot of your readers. I was born here 61 years ago.
I now have in-stage COPD. My lungs are shot. Six months ago I was at ...

Vote for conservation district and have a voice in important issues

Editor:
On the general election ballot Nov. 8, there will be a proposition looking for local support.
The Lower Wind River Conservation District (LWRCD) ...

Bebout matter should be put to rest

Editor:
It is with frustration that IR00;continue to read letters questioning the ethics and behavior of Senator Eli Bebout concerning his company, Nucor's, ...

Take advantage of state project to build confidence for retirement

Editor:
Senate Resolution 575, co-sponsored by U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming, establishing Oct. 16-22 as National Retirement Security Week, passed the U.S. ...

Improvements are noted and appreciated at senior center

Editor:
I would like to thank the board of directors of the Riverton Senior Citizens Center at the Sept. 20, 2016, meeting for apologizing to the center ...

Not voting for prez in this election

Editor:
On Sept. 13, Bob Rehbein wrote to ask "why would anyone cast a vote for Hillary Clinton?" Simple. She is highly qualified, and far more so than Donald ...

Column on old gym sparked memory of boyhood in Idaho

Editor:
Randy Tucker's column on the old Shoshoni school gym reminded me of my old gym in Idaho when I was in junior high.
It had been the high school gym ...

It's time to support manufacturing in Wyoming, not raise taxes on it

Editor:
It is no secret that Wyoming is in the midst of a difficult financial crisis. It seems that every day we open the paper and read about additional ...

In Bebout inquiry, there are still more questions than answers

Editor:
Last week, Ranger publisher Steven R. Peck, wrote that the complaint filed against Senator Eli Bebout of Riverton "has been cleared, and the matter is ...

Crowheart Library fundrasier was a 'very good party'

Editor:
We would like to thank the citizens of Crowheart and the celebration committee for the annual fundraising event for the Crowheart Library.
Thank ...

Highway to Yellowstone gate was closed for a good reason

Editor:
I would like to respond to the complaint from a reader who said closing the road leading to the southern entrance of Yellowstone National Park was not ...

Letter writer 'will never understand' the point county inmate was making

Editor:
This letter is in response to Kellie Kieran's letter to the editor headlined "Don't do the crime if you can't do the time."
Let me point out clear ...

Lack of minority office holders reflects political party, not race

Editor:
Recently there was a news story in the Sunday paper noting Wyoming was one of the few states that has never had a non-white office-holder for one of ...

Who wrote opinion piece on 'Clintonless foundation?

Editor:
In the Friday, Sept. 2 Ranger, on the Opinion page, there was a story headlined "A Clintonless foundation makes sense for the Dem nominee," but no ...

 
 

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