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'Why on Earth' would anyone cast a vote for Hillary Clinton?

People people, why on Earth would anyone, ever, vote for treasonous, lying, crooked, deceptive Hillary Clinton?
May God continue to bless the United ...

On Sept. 11, remember that Americans still stand together Editor: Fifteen years ago, Ameri

Fifteen years ago, America showed the world our resolve, strength and commitment to our principles, as we stood together as one nation in the face of ...

Sept. 16 race an opportunity to honor memory of Kyle Johnson

The sixth annual Memory of the 8 Run & Walk, held in honor of the eight University of Wyoming cross country athletes who tragically passed away in an ...

Church council appreciative of local emergency personnel

We, the administrative council of the United Methodist Church, appreciate the services of the Riverton Police Department, Riverton Fire Department, ...

Bomb might not have had the desired effect in Philippines

As a former Riverton resident, I provide the following update from the Philippines: A group, connected with the terrorist Abu Sayyaf, detonated a ...

In agreement that voting by district erodes voter interest

I am in agreement that the districts have cut down on opportunities to vote. I felt the county was better represented when we all could vote on the ...

Consider traffic light or traffic cop at West Main and Major

I can tell you right now, there is going to have to be a new stop light put in at the intersection of West Main Street and Major Avenue.
It is ...

Primary results certified, but it's only halfway through election year

The State Canvassing Board has examined the results of state-level races across Wyoming and reviewed and certified 130 candidates for the General ...

Faster speed limit on I-25 not that significant in travel

It is not a major issue but I disagree with Randy Tucker when he wrote that it is now more than an hour faster by car to Cheyenne because the speed ...

Why was south entrance closed?

I was in the Yellowstone area last week with family when the south entrance to the park was closed because of a forest fire.
I am sure I am not ...

Assisted-living 'care and caring' impressive and much-appreciated

I think all too often organizations hear all the negatives that people perceive, but seldom are they praised for the positives that they display.
I ...

Wiley murder was a scary time

I know this isn't a major local issue, but it is interesting. I was a University of Wyoming student back in the early 1980s when Shelli Wiley was ...

National Park Service proves the value of protecting precious lands

Today, the National Park Service celebrates its 100th birthday. Americans know national parks, including Yellowstone and Grand Teton, Arches and ...

Don't do the drug crime if you can't do the time

To the men in jail who wrote the letter abut sentences for drug offenses, my advice would be "understand what could happen if you get caught before ...

Put big 1 percent projects to a vote

In deciding some of the bigger projects for the 1 percent sales tax, I would suggest putting them to a vote. I don't mean for the curbs and gutters ...

Cheney won the U.S. House nomination, 'and that is that'

I did not vote for Liz Cheney to be Wyoming congresswoman. I found myself more in agreement with another candidate.
Also, I did not feel she had ...

In-person candidate appearances much better than internet contact

I am in agreement with Amy Lou Brazil of Dubois, who wrote a letter to the editor saying political candidates could meet an important voting group by ...

Punishments don't fit the crimes in some drug cases

What is wrong with the judicial system in Fremont County? As we read The Ranger earlier this month, we saw an article about a man who "could" face 20 ...

Voting is among our most important rights as citizens

It's primary election day in Wyoming. Voting is one of the most important rights and responsibilities we have as citizens. I encourage people across ...

Concerned for those is harm's way due to fire, and proud of those working to douse it

I have a friend who is running for Fremont County Commissioner who has shared with me that many of the residents of Fremont County do not feel that ...


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