A family-owned daily newspaper serving Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming since 1949

'Bad deal for Riverton' if R Recreation funds cut

May 30, 2014 - Heather Trowell, Riverton

Editor:

I read in the newspaper of the cut in funding for the services the city is supporting. It will be a bad deal for Riverton if they make cuts in R Recreation.

It is just beyond me how recreation here is so half-hearted. People say everything should be privatized instead of government supported, but I remember that a private company that had been doing a lot of this recreation service offered the city a pretty good deal to take it on permanently, but the city said no to that and started R Recreation.

Well, if you don't want private enterprise to do it, then please support it right. It is not fair to build it up so people start looking forward to it and counting on it and then cut the funding. Is that private company still available? Maybe we should ask them again.
 

Get your copy of The Ranger online, every day! If you are a current print subscriber and want to also access dailyranger.com online (there is nothing more to purchase) including being able to download The Mining and Energy Edition, click here. Looking to start a new online subscription to dailyranger.com (even if it is for just one day)? Access our secure SSL encrypted server and start your subscription now by clicking here.

Related Stories

Related Tags


County Weather

Photo Gallery

Twitter Feed (Follow Us!)

© 2015 Riverton Ranger, Inc.