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Support renewal of 'Fix Our Roads' tax with a 'yes' vote

Election time will soon be here. Please support renewal of the optional 1 percent sales tax.
Our basic streets, curbs, gutters and sidewalks in ...

Bebout on the 'right side' for Wyoming's citizens

Although I have never been known for my writing skills, I feel the need to express my support for Eli Bebout for re-election to the Wyoming Senate. As ...

Voters, support conservation district and the optional sales tax

On the general election ballot on Nov. 8, there will be two propositions I encourage you to vote for. One is the renewal of the optional 1 percent ...

Campaign mailers from WHAA are 'underhanded and unethical'

A group known as the Wyoming Hunters & Anglers Alliance (WHAA) has been recently sending out campaign mailers on the behalf of several local Democrats ...

October surprises

I'd like to endorse Chesie Lee for Wyoming Senate District 26.
I've known Ms. Lee for several years, and I can attest to her sincerity when it comes ...

County write-in bid is 'a farce'

I was shocked to receive a postcard in the mail from Kristin Paulsen to write her name on the November ballot. Ms. Paulsen apparently has little ...

Trump will protect gun rights

We are nearing a critical election for the United States. We have been informed that the first and second amendments are due for a change. How can a ...

Voted for Lummis, but will vote for Greene this time

I voted for Cynthia Lummis for the Wyoming Congress seat, and Barbara Cubin and Craig Thomas before that. It was just automatic.
But this year I am ...

Re-elect Bebout

I am dismayed, even disgusted, at the current acrimony of national pre-election politics. Fortunately, closer to home, we citizens have the ...

Bebout plan for public land could restrict opportunities

As a member of the Select Federal Natural Resource Management Committee, State Sen. Eli Bebout of Riverton has crafted a plan that would lead to the ...

'Yes' vote on conservation district proposition will allow vital programs to continue

There will be a ballot proposition on the general election ballot concerning the Lower Wind River Conservation District to provide operating funds. I ...

Let customers decide at cash register to pay added tax or not

If this could be done, I think the best way would handle the 1 percent sales tax for improving streets would be to ask people if they are willing to ...

Go ahead and conduct the full review of ambulance compliance

I believe the Fremont County government should go ahead and evaluate how well the new ambulance service company is doing on its contractual ...

Maybe an independent this year

Great job, Randy Tucker, on your commentary in last Sunday's Ranger concerning those two hustlers that we, the public, are stuck with in this year's ...

Liz Cheney ought to debate more

Liz Cheney has reneged on her agreement to appear with Ryan Greene in five public debates. This chicken-hearted cop-out can be translated as: my ...

Women voters have reasons not to support Donald Trump

I know in Wyoming it makes no difference because we are a "red" state, but I hope Trump does not get a huge vote percentage here. It would be a good ...

Clinton actions should make her ineligible to be president

I am a registered independent. I am a conservative, both politically and socially. Over a 55-year voting period I have been a registered Democrat and ...

Bebout's company followed all state procedures on AML bids

Chelsie Lee, I received your recent postcard in the mail, and I completely disagree with your comments about State Sen. Eli Bebout. My husband, Tony ...

Surgeon gave skilled, conscientious service to community for many years

On Sept. 7, Riverton lost a great physician. Dr. William B. Brohm -- "Dr. Bill" -- died quietlyat home at the age of 79 years.
Many may have seen his ...

Governor can, and should, relax 'good time' provisions

"Good time" has proven to be an effective management tool for both incarcerated and paroled offenders. Increased good time encourages positive ...


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