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Community editorial board: Let’s look past the doldrums

It’s easy to let the economic forecasts, national political rhetoric and international violence get us down. That’s why it is important to remember that these downers aren’t all there is to life.

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Sunday 07/24/2016
Who are the climate change ideologues?
Posted: July 24, 2016

Gene Watson’s most recent letter (July 16) referred to the “climate change alarmist crowd” and how these “ideologues” are “bound by a belief system that has no basis in fact.” Readers might wish to know about the group that bothers him so much.

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Everyone should work to avoid killing pets
Posted: July 24, 2016

I was very saddened to hear of a pet dog shot recently in a nearby national forest. The shooter felt they were protecting their child. Maybe this tragedy could be prevented in the future if everyone just tries to see the other’s perspective.

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Commission is not just for ‘folks out in the county’
Posted: July 24, 2016

Editor:

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Hyperbolic rhetoric on parks plan is disrespectful, ridiculous
Posted: July 24, 2016

Editor:

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Musicians, organizers deserve thanks for Hospice fundraiser
Posted: July 24, 2016

On behalf of Hospice of Laramie and the Woods Landing Resort, we would like to thank all of the talented bluegrass musicians who performed for our kick-off Hospice House live music fundraiser series at the Woods Landing Dancehall on July 3. The fundraiser was a great success and we hope to host many more in the future.

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Saturday 07/23/2016
Meeting in the middle on Garfield Street parking
Updated: July 23, 2016 - 11:27 pm

The future of Garfield Street parking continues to be up in the air.

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Sunday 07/17/2016
Community editorial board: Random thoughts on senseless acts
Posted: July 17, 2016

It’s a tough time in the world right now. A slow, steady trickle of bad news keeps on coming by the week, by the day and sometimes even by the hour.

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Hitchcock letter: ‘No person can achieve salvation’
Posted: July 17, 2016

Dear Editor,

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Watson letter: ‘Keep your winter clothing handy’
Posted: July 17, 2016

Well folks, we have emerged from the robust 2015/16 ENSO (El Niño Southern Oscillation) warming weather event and are now entering the following La Niña cooling weather phase. Only time will tell how much La Niña cooling we will experience — it could be a lot so keep your winter clothing handy.

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Wednesday 05/25/2016
Olson letter: Social Security bill merits support
Posted: May 25, 2016

Social Security will be solvent for at least 20 more years. If left as is, benefits will be paid out 70 cents on the dollar in 2037. Part of this problem is Social Security rules haven’t been adjusted since 1983. Income and wealth are now distributed much differently than 33 years ago.

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