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Like it or not, Trump is the president and needs support

Editor:
Do you hear that ripping sound? It's the sound of the politicians tearing into the fabric of America.
All the political in@257;ghting, name calling, ...

Cut school spending before raising taxes amid shortfall

Editor:
To our Wyoming legislators and governor:
The citizens of Wyoming understand that a quality education is paramount for the future of this community, ...

Firefighter numbers dwindling at Fort Washakie department

Editor:
A community served by a volunteer fire department determines the level of fire protection through its support of the department and its members. ...

Raising taxes temporarily to help fund schools is 'us helping us'

Editor:
All that happened in Cheyenne on school funding was putting off the inevitable. The Legislature is going to have to find some money somewhere, because ...

'Enduring community' made book event a success

Editor:
Thank you a million times over for the very nice article you published on Feb. 22 about my book "Oh! The Journey." It was in a very good spot.
I ...

Planned dikes on LeClair system will 'dissolve like sugar'

Editor:
The so-called north channel below LeClair head gate and the so-called dike was totally washed out in the high water of 2011, plus 25,000 cubic yards ...

Column on how to behave at game should be repeated

Editor:
Randy Tucker, you did it again. Another fine column on Feb. 19, with good advice on how to behave at sporting events.
That column, "Tournament Time ...

Combined WIHS, Wind River district 'might never lose' a basketball game

Editor:
I doubt that this is under consideration in the talk about school funding and saving money, but if the two school districts at Ethete and Pavillion ...

University trustee appointments don't reflect state's demographics

Editor:
A Feb. 26 press release from Gov. Matt Mead's office included a document listing the governor's nominees for boards and commissions.Included was ...

Taxes pay for public schools

Editor:
Taxes pay for our schools and education system in Wyoming. Do people understand that?
I don't see why the idea of a slight increase in sales taxes, ...

City crews should plow snow to center of street, not side

Editor:
When the City plowed the snow to the center of the street, no matter how much snow fell, we immediately had four functioning lanes to use - two ...

Learn from the history of recent local flooding

Editor:
The saying about history is "those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it." That is good wisdom for later this year when all the snow ...

Coming production of 'Jesus Christ Superstar' tastefully done

Editor:
On March 3, 4, 5, 10 and 11 the Central Wyoming College theater department will put on the production of "Jesus Christ Superstar."
Before I go on, ...

Unbeaten RHS team a fine group of players, young men

Editor:
Too many times we are assaulted by the news and how bad people can be. I just want to say we have a group of young men that are simply amazing. You ...

If unknown caller asks 'Can you hear me?' just hang up

Editor:
The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about an old scam with a new twist. The "Can You Hear Me?" scam has long been used to coerce ...

Local leaders are more important to us than Trump

Editor:
I agree with the editorial which said Wyoming would be foolish to count on President Donald Trump to wave some magic wand and solve the financial ...

What has tribal liaison program ever really accomplished in state?

Editor:
In this financial crisis for Wyoming, I would favor deleting funding for the Wyoming Tribal Liaisons altogether.
The Legislature has cut half of it ...

Time to repeal BLM's venting and flaring rule

I have joined U.S. Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., in introducing a resolution of disapproval to overturn the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) final rule on ...

It's time for Shoshoni to take pride in its appearance

Editor:
It's a new year. Let us start with a new idea. Let us make Shoshoni beautiful (again).
How do we do it? We can all help. It's called curb appeal. ...

Good library management must be a top priority for the county

Editor:
It has been reported that the county still has not found a director for the library system. The Riverton library has a director vacancy also.
I ...

 
 

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