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Transparency wasn't a priority in Honor Farm land dealings

Editor:
The land adjoining Walmart that was sold by the Wyoming Honor Farm is referred to as non-productive farmland. I would like to see soil tests that ...

Defense of officiating at state basketball flawed an inaccurate

Editor:
This letter is written in response to Randy Komrs's letters to the editor concerning officiating at the state tournament basketball.
First, let it ...

State committed to keeping laid-off workers in Wyoming

Editor:
I have directed state agencies to respond immediately to support Wyoming individuals and families affected by energy-related layoffs. Over a dozen ...

Simple changes in budget process would benefit U.S.

Editor:
America's current budget process is designed to fail. It is time to focus on creating a transparent, accountable and predictable process that actually ...

City 'performed pretty well' on snow removal

Editor:
I read Carol Anderson's letter to the editor about snow removal in the City of Riverton. I do not have her familiarity with city ordinances, but it is ...

Work together to break the suicide cycle

Editor:
"Wyoming has a suicide problem." This is the opening statement in the "2012 Report on Suicide in Wyoming," compiled by the Department of Health. The ...

Work together to break the suicide cycle

Editor:
"Wyoming has a suicide problem." This is the opening statement in the "2012 Report on Suicide in Wyoming," compiled by the Department of Health. The ...

Sarah Drewry (3) and Karina Estep (7) of Riverton Sizzle 2 congratulated one another following a point during the AAU volleyball tournament at Wolverine Gym on ...

Competitive primary election year has been good for state

Editor:
I believe the most important benefit from the competitive presidential primaries in both major political parties this year is that Wyoming voters are ...

Emotion can hinder perspective

Editor:
I write this letter in response to Scott Akanewich's and Randy Tucker's opinion columns, as well as an editor's note explaining Randy Tucker's ...

Do away with recycling 'as soon as possible'

Editor:
May I, as a 93-year-old householder, put in my two cents about recycling?
I have recycled all my life - going by the slogan in World War II "Make it ...

Please keep recycling of yard waste in place

Editor:
In all the talk of changing recycling, I hope the yard waste recycling can continue.
This is very important to many people, and it does help ...

One name left out of 'entertaining dialogue' on favorite movie quotes

Editor:
In reference to your recent Academy Awards editorial, you left out the name of Peter Finch, who won the best actor award in 1976 for his role on the ...

Energy workers should sign petition and impeach Obama

Editor:
If all the people that worked in the oil fields and coal industry would go to Washington D.C. and sign a petition, maybe would get Obama impeached ...

Consumers, don't fall prey to phony health insurance phone calls

Wyoming consumers should take care not to fall prey to high-pressure telemarketers selling short-term or limited benefit health insurance products that are not ...

City doing 'a pretty good job' on snow removal so far

Editor:
I have to disagree with the letter form Carol Johnson about snow removal.
I think it has been better this year than at just about any time I can ...

Criticism of basketball official at state was based on inaccuracy

Editor:
Once again, I feel compelled to refute accusations made by another Ranger sports writer. After reading Randy Tucker's recent article, I felt that he ...

Parents, be alert to signs of PANDAS

Editor:
Since my child was diagnosed with PANDAS a year ago, it has become my mission to spread the word and support other families whose lives have been ...

Isn't city bound by its own code when removing snow?

Editor:
When the snow plow drivers have orders from the city to plow snow to the curb, and when sidewalks are immediately adjacent to the curb like ours is, ...

Colon cancer 'treatable and beatable,' but it must be detected early enough

Editor:
Colonoscopies can be intimidating. You might be thinking it's something you can put off until next year, and then perhaps another year after that, but ...

 
 

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