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Breslin was a favorite writer

I thank you for the editorial on newspaper columnists and the death of Jimmy Breslin. I got a kick out of him when I lived in New Jersey back in the ...

Let Sage Grouse Implementation Team continue its good work

With the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge as a backdrop, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead, then Department of Interior Secretary Sally ...

Non-classroom activity was 'very valuable in later life'

As with most lists of suggestions, the ideas presented by Ms. Medow Griffin about school spending had some good and some bad. Mr. Erick Pauley ...

Can't 'crow about the election results' with Trump outpolled by 10 million

I take strong issue with Gloria Gregory's letter to the editor on March 17. For a long time I thought I wouldn't respond, but as the Trump ...

'Couldn't disagree more' with contentions in recent letter about cutting school sports

I'd like to respond to the recent letter to the editor written in regard to cut backs at Fremont School District 25.
I'll start by saying I haven't ...

Telecom contributors didn't donate equally to delegation

I noted that our state's two U.S. Senators were not treated equally in the matter of the recent vote on ISPs selling of customer data. Reportedly, ...

Plantings, events and education planned by Riverton Tree Board

The Riverton Tree Board is proud of our activities in 2016 and plans for 2017. Last year we applied for and received a Wyoming State Forestry Grant. ...

Cut back spending on sports and administration, not teachers and learning

I would like to make a few suggestions to Riverton schools superintendent Terry Snyder and school administrators on tightening the budget.
1. ...

Broadhead set a more polite tone for RPD

I think Riverton will miss police chief Mike Broadhead. His philosophy was not to go out and show everybody how tough and mean the police are. He ...

Good libraries are necessary 'to make most of our life as people'

I appreciated Mr. Peck's editorial in support of libraries, and I would hope our Fremont County Commissioners would read it and take it to heart. ...

Tribal colleges contribute to economic development

Tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) contribute significantly to both short- and long-term economic development in reservation-based American ...

'So proud' of RHS boys for state basketball championship

Congratulations to the Riverton boys basketball squad for winning the state basketball tournament for the first time ever. What a wonderful group of ...

Task force on pathways working on state report

The 13-member Wyoming Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force, created by legislative action in the 2016 session, continues to meet and work on the ...

'Worst place' to cut revenue is in public school system

Education is the worst place to cut tax revenue. Public money spent on schools is a sound investment in the future. That's hard to say about a lot of ...

RHS team 'respectful, courteous and admirable group of boys'

There have been many congratulations to the Riverton Wolverines for the state basketball championship. I watched the team in Casper where my niece was ...

Court needs judge who knows the West

Last month President Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to be America's next Supreme Court Justice. He is an admirable choice, not only because of his ...

Fewer coaches might help get us to required spending level

It is being said that school districts
around here will look a cutting
back the assistance coaches
they have in order to meet the
state orders to ...

Decision not to feed deer in hard winter is bogus if hay is the excuse

In response to the alligator tears shed by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department over the poor deer in this hard winter, records show deer being fed ...

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

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

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


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