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Clearing up details about new justice center in city

Editor:
As your readers are aware, Fremont County is looking to build a new justice center in Riverton. While a bullethole last June has precipitated the ...

Riding with the Rangers: Planes, molten lead and remembering a visiting Ranger regular

On an airplane trip back east not long ago, the mode of transport on the final leg from Philadelphia to New Haven, Conn., was the turboprop airplane called the ...

New emission standards

Wyoming's coal industry doesn't like them, but it is in position to respond positively

Officials of Wyoming state government and leaders in the ...

Baby Messiah gets to keep his given name

Hospital nurseries last year were filled with Jacobs and Jaydens, Madisons and Mias.
But there is only one Messiah, a Tennessee judge declared in August, ...

Mixing art with science

Central Wyoming College made a wise move in promoting art in the new center on campus

Central Wyoming College's new Health and Science Center is a ...

Permanent ink not fit for the fickle

Few topics distract me from the joy I carry around with me these days --in my hormone-high brain, my tapioca-spoiled tummy, and my overstuffed womb. It's hard ...

We can have both art and coal

And let's not ask college trustees to be art critics

Run trustees, run.
Do not get into the business of being Wyoming's art censors.
That's not ...

Pay for the truck

Even as investigations continue, some parties ought to cover costs for the Pavillion water truck

By now, feelings are deeply ingrained in the case of ...

U.S.not isolationist, but skeptical

President Obama and his aides were surprised this month by the strength of public opposition to their call for military action against Syria. They shouldn't ...

Tuesday notes

Too soon?
We published a picture showing the season's first snow last week, but it was barely a dusting. Plus, it fell in the mountains above Dubois, ...

Put beer tax money where it will do the most good

Put beer tax
money where
it will do the
most good
I am saddened that no one has listened to what I had to say last year on the issue of raising the beer ...

Not this again Congress continues to act in ways that lower

Congress continues to act in ways that lower public expectations

Perhaps it ought to shock or anger us to learn that the United States Congress once ...

Milestone

CWC's Health and Science Center ranks among our county's greatest achievements

On Friday, at the peak of the day, Central Wyoming College welcomes the ...

Everything is clear at altitude

That goes for scenery, air and another's needs

"Are you sure we should be up in the high hills alone after Labor Day?" I ask my mate. "Most ...

Mistake to lift the ban on liquor sales on Rez

It would be a very big mistake to start putting bars on the Wind River Indian Reservation again.
I say congratualtions to the county and the tribes for ...

The allure of chrome and fins

I still have a soft spot for my 1963 Travelall -- at 5 mpg
If you like old cars, there is only one place on Earth you want to be next week.
Pierce, ...

Farmers market is fun; city park move is worth a try

Editor:
I can't disagree with the letter from Margaret Harless of Riverton about the advantages of the farmers market in Riverton.
I have attended the one ...

All eyes

False positives on sightings of escapee are reasonable price to pay for vigilance

The power of suggestion is no small thing.
Proof can be found in ...

Will we have 'path rangers' causing more problems now?

Editor:
I used to live in an area of Riverton that was pretty close to the Rails to Trails path, and my friend and I walked it sometimes in the evening.
The ...

Tuesday notes

September in the rain
We're only halfway through the month, but anyone want to bet we've already had one of the half-dozen wettest Septembers in ...

 
 

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