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Don't take wild places for granted

I recently had the opportunity to ride the BART from the airport to downtown San Francisco at rush hour.
Commuter rails always force me to ...

Trump will be better for Wyoming than Obama

Let us hope that President-Elect Donald J. Trump will do something quickly to get the coal miners and all of the railroad workers as well as the oil ...

School's music program was 'uplifting and timely'

Recently I had the opportunity to attend the second-grade program at the new Willow Creek Elementary School in Riverton. The new school stands across ...

Red Desert's 'nothing' is everything to Wyoming

I respect the BLM across the state of Wyoming.
The agency, for the most part, is doing remarkable work in managing lands for everyone and everything ...

Trump's HHS choice 'superb'

Chairman Tom Price is a superb choice to lead the Department of Health and Human Services.
I have had the opportunity to work closely with Chairman ...

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Land, air quality should be priorities for state voters

What comes to mind when you think of Denver or Salt Lake City?
Many think of shopping, traffic or sporting events.
Lately, it's difficult not to ...

Wyoming needs to reform some of its rules on corrections

As supporters of Wyoming Corrections Reform, we have 500 new signed email petitions from citizens of Wyoming, specifically, and in general from people ...

Land transfer movement threatens public property

Folks in the West love our public lands, and for many reasons; the ample places to hunt, fish, camp, hike, ride and otherwise enjoy the great outdoors ...

It's vital now more than ever to support small business owners

As we all continue to make adjustments in our daily lives due to the gradual yet major shift in Wyoming's energy and agricultural-based economy, I ...

People protesting about Trump are no better than terrorists

I cannot believe the people that are STILL protesting about Trump being elected! GET OVER IT!
We put up with one of the biggest traitors ever and you ...

November is more than just an election month

As we say farewell to November and the fervor of the election, the focus can now be directed to another important November event that was lost in the ...

Sessions a great pick for U.S. Attorney General

Senator Jeff Sessions would be excellent as the next United States Attorney General.
As a former state attorney general, U.S. attorney and having ...

Take a moment to say 'thanks' to a caregiver

November is National Caregiver's month.
I hope we will all take a moment to recognize and thank the ever-growing group of unsung heroes in Wyoming. ...

Driving over fresh paint is convenient vandalism

I ended up following the road-striping truck both coming and going to downtown Riverton, which was a little annoying. But it was even more annoying to ...

Congrats to columnist for 30 years of excellence

We wish to extend a heartfelt congratulations to award-winning author Betty Starks Case on the 30th anniversary of her columns being published in The ...

Newspaper carriers commended for 'exemplary performance'

I wantto publicly compliment my newspaper carriers for their exemplary performance and application to duties. They are very reliable, friendly and ...

Story about fatal crash was 'height of sensationalism'

I was sickened upon reading your most recent story about the accidental death of my husband, Ryck Pedersen. The headline was the height of ...

1 percent tax money must go to roads, infrastructure

Dear Editor:
After reading your article in the Sunday Ranger I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for all of your kind words and support of the 1% ...

State Democrats still strong despite election outcome

As Wyoming Democrats we are extremely shocked and disappointed with the outcome of the Nov. 8 elections.
We began the day optimistic with a record ...


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