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Washakie paintings are welcome back 'home' in Fremont County

I know there was some talk about the old Chief Washakie paintings staying in the Wyoming Capitol in Cheyenne after the remodeling there, but IR00;am ...

'It is time for a new face' to represent Wyoming in House

Serving Wyoming is a great honor and a serious responsibility. After much thought, I have decided not to seek re-election to the House of ...

It's negligent not to permit trained, armed security guards at all schools

Schools generally have to provide a safe environment for their students. This means the school has to take reasonable steps to make sure your child ...

Proud of service, appreciative of others who wore uniform

Serving in the military requires a willingness to serve others to keep this country great.
My dad served in the U.S. Navy. My uncle served in the ...

No need for term limits if you can vote

Responding to Steve Willow's letter about term limits for tribal government, there is nothing stopping voters from limiting the terms of tribal ...

More than offices are being lost as Capitol empties for renovation

On Friday I left my office in the Wyoming Capitol for the last time. I am the last Treasurer to occupy that room. After the restoration, what was the ...

Letter on the myths of domestic violence was accurate, helpful

I am thankful for Sydney Moller's letter to the editor of Oct. 29 about the "myths distorting domestic violence."
A situation of domestic violence ...

Arts survey will help policy makers reach informed, better decisions

The Wyoming Arts Alliance, the Wyoming Arts Council, the Wyoming After School Alliance, and the Wyoming Department of Education are partners in an ...

Dinner buyer 'will be rewarded' for a kindly act

This is to thank the person or persons who paid for our family's dinner at the Sundowner on Oct. 28. It was much appreciated to know that there are ...

New Frontier Academy does a 'noble' job with students

May I congratulate the Frontier Academy? To quote on old Ranger comic from years gone buy, IR00;was "unclear on the concept" at the beginning.
I ...

Reminiscences about familiar local veteran would be welcome

American Legion Post 19 intends to express its respect to Jack Ratliff with a commendation for his active membership in the Legion for more than 67 years, as ...

Next Speaker of House won't do much better, no matter who

There is all this talk about who is going to be the new Speaker of the House. My opinion is that it doesn't matter.
It is an old-fashioned post from ...

Myths distorting domestic violence must be defeated

It is essential to destroy the myths about domestic violence to uncover the reality of the situation, while removing the blame and stigma from ...

Sweetwater Station is closed, but it is not abandoned

In response to the letter written by Kit Collings dated Oct. 25: We are the owners of Sweetwater Station. Because you stated publicly that Sweetwater ...

First field day at the river a success

Last month Riverton High School began what we hope will become the annual Freshmen Academy Enrichment Day at the River.This field day provided ...

Term limits for tribal government would help ensure 'better future'

I am writing this letter to the Arapaho people to encourage you to think about changing our tribal limitation leadership policies in General Council. ...

Common sense can reduce cybersecurity threat risks

Empowered employees are key in ensuring your business stays safe from the ever-growing onslaught of cybercriminals and cyber threats. The best ...

Purple Purse Challenge invites support through UW athletics

The Wyoming Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault is participating in this year's Purple Purse Challenge which is sponsored by the ...

Donald Trump vs. Sanders in 2016 would be a great show

I have now watched the presidential debates for the Republicans and the Democrats on TV, and I was highly entertained by both.
This is my preliminary ...

Apologies for neglecting civic duty

I understand how important jury duty is. I recently neglected my responsibility of jury duty and am now paying the price for it. I know it is my civic ...


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