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EPA made good decision on delay of uranium regs

Editor:
This month the Environmental Protection Agency withdrew its proposed rule that would have put new regulations on in-situ uranium recovery.
I applaud ...

United States was never meant to be true democracy

Editor:
A recent letter to editor referred to the "tyranny of the majority" as though it was a bad thing, and the writer, in so many words, praised the ...

WLRC plans might suffer under the continuing state downturn

Editor:
It is certainly too bad Wyoming legislators and the health department could not agree on how to renovate and "repurpose" the Wyoming Life Resource ...

Young snow shovelers made New Year's Day a happy one

Editor:
The new year began as a happy one for me. During the afternoon on New Year's Day, a load of young people with shovels tumbled out of the van and began ...

WLRC plans might suffer under the continuing state downturn

Editor:
It is certainly too bad Wyoming legislators and the health department could not agree on how to renovate and "repurpose" the Wyoming Life Resource ...

Legislature overspent on schools, now talking about big reductions

Editor:
The legislators are talking about cutting money for schools. They should never have spent so much on it 10 years ago, and there would be more money ...

Crews worked long, cold hours to restore lost electric power

Editor:
I heard quite a bit of complaining about the electric power company when many of us were out of power Saturday night and Sunday.
Well, you won't hear ...

Keep public education 'No. 1 top priority' amid fiscal crisis

Editor:
All the money coming out of state budgets due to the energy downturn is starting to effect our schools. In my opinion this must be the No. 1 top ...

'Wish there were more installments' of series on heart attack and surgery

Editor:
I loved reading Steve Peck's account of his heart attack and surgery. I wish there were more installments. So informative and funny.
I appreciate ...

Trump nominee for Secretary of Interior is an alarming one

President-elect Donald Trump's nomination of Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris-Rodgers, who has pushed for the sell-off of public lands owned by all ...

Columns about heart attack funny and informative

Editor:
I, my daughter and my 98-year-old mother want to thank Steve Peck for sharing his heart attack and triple bypass surgery with readers. His account was ...

New BLM rule on methane a duplicate of state regulations

Editor:
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell has announced finalization of the Bureau of Land Management's new rule on methane venting and flaring. The ...

Let public engage in Red Desert plan

Editor:
The Red Desert is home to many Wyoming treasures including desert elk, one of the largest living sand dune systems in the U.S., and the Boar's Tusk. ...

The sooner state faces coal reality, the better off it will be

Editor:
At least now we have something to do with the rainy-day fund, and some people may need orange jum suits.
It just seemed like a big hole in the ...

The Electoral College still serves its intended purpose

Editor:
We the people of the United States (dictionary definition of STATE - an area forming part of a federal country such as the United States or Australia ...

Local columnists are appreciated

Editor:
Let me add my words to those congratulating Betty Case on 30 years of writing columns for The Ranger. I appreciate the different opinions in the paper ...

Season, economy good reasons to find ways to help this year

Editor:
This is to encourage everyone to contribute to one of the organizations this holiday season that is helping the less fortunate. The public "safety ...

Community showing generosity in supporting Eagles Hope effort

Editor:
I saw the picture on Dec. 11 of Mr. Kusel unloading mattresses for Eagles Hope. The mattresses were donated by Serta, and Mr. Kusel donated the box ...

Glad for the Wyoming-BYU matchup in college bowl game

Editor:
I am so glad Wyoming is playing BYU in the bowl game. It is not one of the big New Year bowls or the college championship playoffs, but it is a great ...

Will Trump be interested in any Wyoming issues?

Editor:
I know Wyoming went big for Trump, but I do not think it is guaranteed that everything will be rosy for Wyoming under him. I have my doubts that he ...

 
 

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