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Snowplow crews are 'doing the best they can'

Editor:
I thought the letter from Carole Anderson criticizing the editorial on snow removal was hilarious. Pretty much every word she wrote confirmed exactly ...

State ought to embrace renewable energy, not legislate against it

Editor:
State Rep. Dave Miller has co-sponsored a bill to the Wyoming Legislature that would fine utilities for purchasing electricity that was produced using ...

Tripling of fees not business- friendly in state

On Jan. 27, Wyoming Rep. Jerry Obermueller of Casper submitted House Bill 267 to the Wyoming Legislature seeking to increase the minimum annual reporting fees ...

Support recovery groups by increasing tax on beer

Editor:
Well here it is another new year, our legislature is in session trying to deal with an economy that is having a tough time, much through the efforts ...

Thank you to those who helped stranded motorists

Editor:
First, a big thank-you to all who stopped and helped those of us who got stuck on our streets due to the recent snowstorm. I can't tell you how ...

City 'should stay away' from tribe offer on city trash

Editor:
The City of Riverton should stay away from the Arapaho Tribe's offer to take over garbage handling. This would cause nothing but problems, in my ...

Rep. Winters should explain his understanding of the separation of church, state

Editor:
I believe the people of Big Horn, Hot Springs, Fremont and Park counties and all the residents of Wyoming would benefit from a letter published in ...

Staggering U.S. debt shows need for a balanced budget amendment

The national debt is staggering, nearly $20 trillion. To get a sense of our collective debt: If a person's salary is $40,000 per year it would take 25 years ...

Clinton's presence at inauguration should not have been a surprise

Editor:
I don't see why people seemed so surprised on TV covering the inauguration speech to see that Hillary Clinton was there. Her husband is a former ...

Residents entitled to quality services

Editor:
In November, I began looking for people to come together in the Baldwin Creek Road area to get utilities at a cost and at a quality the residents in ...

Legislators need 'luck, creativity' on school funds

Editor:
I am ready to admit that I didn't really understand how much the public school system in Wyoming costs to operate. I ask myself, also, whether most of ...

Snow removal method in city is anything but accommodating

Editor:
Steve Peck's editorial, "That Cussed Snow" (1/6/17), wasnothing short of a stiff poke in the eye.For many reasons the present method of snow ...

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 ...

 
 

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