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Writing about past mistakes in life 'for the greater good'

Editor:
My life has been chaos. I have wronged people. I don't even know if you will read this letter. I told myself "I will stop being afraid."
I am a ...

New snow-removal method 'is not an improvement'

Editor:
I can't say I care much for the new city policy on snow plowing that crams all the snow up against the curbs. In the neighborhood where I work, it has ...

'Age should not be only factor' in judge service

Editor:
I thought the legislator on the age limit for judge retirements made a good point when he said if the same current age limit applied to the ...

'Macho man' response to bullying often won't work

Editor:
Randy Tucker's macho man response to bullying concerns is fine for football players who are two years younger than the senior who are bullying ...

Why doesn't county budget cover guns for sheriff's office?

Editor:
The sheriff of Fremont County says his office needs about $40,000 to buy replacement firearms for the deputies. (...

Out-of-state hunting fees important to Wyoming

Editor:
I can understand some people being upset about the (proposed) law that would cut back on non-resident hunting licenses. With all the funding cutbacks ...

The 'undesirables' at least put the park to some use

Editor:
If I could add one comment to Mr. Wright's letter about City Park and the follow-up by Ms. (?) Seidel, it would be this. The "undesirables" are the ...

Take steps to fight identity theft during tax season

Are you ready for tax season? If you haven't heard about tax identity theft, you may not be.
Tax identity theft happens when someone files a phony tax return ...

State has enough liquor business licenses already

Editor:
Our state legislators will be asked in the new session in Cheyenne to increase the number of liquor licenses available to businesses.
I think this ...

Wyoming 'would be smart' to change the CDL law for big pickup trucks

Editor:
The editorial by Mr. Peck about safe roads and driving made sense. Wyoming has had a mixed-up view of traffic safety in the way we handle speed ...

Park is not only place someone might see someone 'undesirable'

Editor:
Thanks to Mr. Wright for his letter about using Riverton City Park. I am not a skateboarder, but I appreciate what he is trying to do.
Much is made ...

Optimistic on county attorney's office with LeBrun taking over

Editor:
As I was looking at your list of the top news developments of the year, one stands out to me. I agree that the election of 2014 is major news. In my ...

If tribes find success in suit, maybe everyone could sue for better insurance

Editor:
In the Dec. 30 issue of The Ranger, I read where the two tribes on the Wind River reservation are suing the government so they can get better ...

Having appointed education chief strays from democratic government

Editor:
To State Sen. Anderson and members of the Joint Education Committee,
I am a resident of rural Platte County and a registered voter in the State of ...

Christmas edition 'was like getting an early present'

Editor:
I want to say how much I like reading through the Ranger Christmas Greetings Edition. Those letters from the kids are priceless.
This was like ...

'What will be gained' by putting elderly man in court for decades-old case?

Editor:
Why is Wyoming working so hard to get this 94-year-old man back to the state so he can be charged with a child molestation accusation that happened ...

Groups need to give people reasons to use safer City Park

Editor:
Riverton City Park, from my view (as a skatepark activist and leader of Central Wyoming Skateboard Association) was safer/more family friendly in 2014 ...

Student needs Wyoming info for schoolwork

Editor:
I am a fifth-grade student in Puyallup, Wash., and I am writing a report on the State of Wyoming.
We are responsible for gathering as much ...

Column made responsible case for Medicaid expansion

Editor:
I wish that the recent column by Chris Peck headlined "When rich dictate to poor" (...

Money will be top priority for 'The Interview'

Editor:
I like both Mr. Eric Blom's and Mr. Steven R. Peck's comments on "The Interview" movie and North Korea.
If there is money to be made, you can ...

 
 

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