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Letter-writer showed courage

Editor:
In response to the letter by Jeramie Lewis in The Ranger on Dec. 27: It was such as heartfelt letter.
As a Christian community, what we will ...

Call to discuss brand inspections

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To Ranger readers, if you are a livestock owner and have been having problems with brand inspectors and brand inspections, recently or in the past, ...

Why spend so much on UW sports when times are tough?

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My question is this: There is all this talk about state money shrinking due to a decline in minerals. The legislators are telling us how many millions ...

New education law an improvement over defunct No Child Left Behind

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Late in 2015 Congress passed a monumental law that returned education control and decision making back to where it belongs, with states and local ...

Columnist's tale from the 1950s was illuminating and enjoyable

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My compliments to Mr. Don Ricks, new Ranger columnists, for his recollections of a summer job on the dude ranch near Dubois.
My father often told of ...

1 percent tax has led to 'good improvements'

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As to whether the optional 1 percent sales tax will be reapproved this year by voters, I think there is good reason to keep it there for another four ...

Why waste time 'refusing' to take refugees when Wyoming state law already prohibits it?

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I hope our officials in Cheyenne don't waste another second crowing about sealing up the state's borders against refugees.
It is against Wyoming law ...

Solving the refugee crisis must begin 'over there'

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A refugee is by definition a person that was forced to leave their home country. Which means under normal circumstances,that person would want to ...

Tough fight expected on crop insurance reforms

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Crop insurance is an important and necessary component of an effective farm safety net. However, it is a very complex program that will work more ...

Revenue options demand forward-thinking approach

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The current budget crisis goes beyond being a spending problem, a revenue problem or a savings problem.
We face the challenge of sustaining the low ...

Jeanne March, Cedar City, Utah

Editor:
May I just say how much I appreciate the new ice sheet in the bowl at Tonkin Stadium, and I do not even skate.
I was in Riverton for the Christmas ...

Biking advocacy efforts to continue into the new year

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It's been a terrific year for Wyoming Pathways and a great year for biking, walking, and trails in Wyoming. As we head into the holiday season, we ...

Citizens were right to get organized and stop re-zone

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I am glad that there is a city policy in place that allows for citizens to protests a zoning change like the one that would have put a store into the ...

Apologies to the community, and a vow be a better person

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Residents of Fremont County, my name is Jeramie Lewis. I have lived in Fremont County for the last nine years of my life.
I was a family man ...

Fond recollection of seeing Santa arrive on an airplane

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I hope everything is good in old Riverton. I was a little kid there when my dad worked heavy equipment in the Gas Hills.
What I remember most about ...

New bison news reminds of a former bison decision

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IR00;saw the new piece about bison offered for auction in Thermopolis. It reminded me again of what a mistake we in Fremont County made by not ...

Holiday programs featuring our children 'make the season bright'

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It seems like there is a new Christmas-season concert or some type of performance almost every night this time of year. It is wonderful.
We have not ...

Ice scraper made Christmas shopping easier downtown

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I say thank you to the City of Riverton for running the scraper across the ice in the gutters downtown. I was Christmas shopping, and it made it all a ...

Healthy Wyoming supports governor in Medicaid expansion effort in state

The Healthy Wyoming Coalition for Medicaid expansion offers its thanks and support to Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead for his efforts to push for Medicaid expansion for ...

Why rezone residential property in town when so many object?

Editor:
This letter is in reference to how the Riverton City Council is rezoning residential properties to commercial properties even when there are ...

 
 

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