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BLM protesters anything but peacefulI am a long-time resident of Laramie. I own property, pay taxes, shop local, volunteer, donate and raise my children here.

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References in previous letter offer fail to support claimsA letter to the editor on July 26 referenced several articles that seemed to discount the effectiveness of wearing a face mask to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Looking at those references produced some interesting results.

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Candidate forums available onlineThe League of Women Voters of Laramie, in partnership with the Albany County Public Library, invites voters to watch our video recorded, virtual primary election candidate forums. Forums are being held for all Wyoming House and Senate candidates in Albany Cou…

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Remove the statue“Give us your tired, your poor, your huddled masses, yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore, send the homeless, the tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the garden door.”

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A big thank you to first respondersWe are so blessed to live in this community! I wish to convey my heartfelt thanks to the law officers and the firemen of our county, some who helped us some time ago and some who helped us recently.

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Council’s priorities should reflect constituents’Just checking in to make sure that Laramie City Council members aren’t thinking getting elected is just to do whatever they care about or want personally. My understanding is that when you are elected to a public seat to conduct public service…

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Dunkirk comparison not well-takenThe admittedly bad situation for NOLS and its severe impact on the Lander Community is noteworthy. I am not sure, however, the Dunkirk analogy is apt. On this 75th anniversary of the defeat of Hitler’s 1000-year Reich it is fitting to remember what happened a…

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CHEYENNE – As soon as the Paycheck Protection Program became available through the federal CARES Act to help businesses pay their employees, lenders across the state of Wyoming mobilized to get the much-needed relief funding into the hands of small business owners.

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The face of spring has changed dramatically this year as the fight against COVID-19 continues. Students are at home instead of in classrooms. Store employees and their customers are wearing face masks. Spring sports and other gatherings have been canceled.

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Families should ask questions of nursing homesAs each day of the coronavirus pandemic passes, family members, staff and communities are becoming increasingly worried about the health and safety of those inside long-term care facilities. For those with a loved one in a nursing home, AARP Wyom…

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Nothing is not an optionIn response to Rev. Scott Clem comments as “Guest Columnist” on Saturday, April 11, comparing COVID-19 and traffic accidents I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry. Perhaps he doesn’t know that in 1966 the US lost about 50,000 people to traffic accidents where as today…

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County residents should complete censusMore than 50 million households, representing more than one-third of the Nation, have responded to the 2020 census. The census happens once every decade, and your response affects allocation of Congressional seats and federal funds to your community for…

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Column a work of fictionI read British novelist Lee Child’s vile and spiteful attack on my wife, her family and the entire ranching community in response to my op-ed (March 6) on the proposed Rail Tie wind development. However, I have decided to invite my neighbor over to share his vast know…

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While the rest of the districts in the state have followed suit and closed districts to prevent the spread of COVID-19, our district seems on taking a serious recommendation from state leadership and dragging it out and tying it up in miles of red tape. No other district seems to be debating…

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Despite columnist’s arguments, trustees’ actions indefensible I read with interest the column by Frank Mendicino in the February 27, 2020, edition of the Laramie Boomerang. He defends the actions of the Board of Trustees in the dismissal of Dr. Laurie Nichols, President of the University of …

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Renewable energy advocate: Albany County should say ‘no’ to wind farmI power our home with solar and hope to add wind this summer. I’m a firm believer in renewable energy, more than most. A huge industrial wind turbine project is planned for the beautiful 287 corridor. These wind turbines co…

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Trump is not what he seemsIs Trump a strong candidate? Why, then, have several states, like Nevada, South Carolina, Kansas, and Arizona have cancelled their Republican primaries and caucuses so Trump won’t have to square off against Weld and other candidates? Doesn’t that deprive Republican …

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The Wyoming Senate today is upping this administration’s attack on women by going after abortion providers. Senate File 97, with no viability guidelines, is an open-ended, no win threat to frighten doctors from performing a legal procedure. SF 97 originally read, “The commonly accepted means…

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The governor has finally revealed to the citizens of Wyoming the proposed purchase of a "massive" amount of land from Occidental Petroleum along the southern border of the state. Apparently we are just now learning of this potential "historic" purchase that has been in the works for several months.

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A majority of Albany County commissioners have been reluctant to believe the results of multiple studies documenting elevated nitrate concentrations in the Casper Aquifer beneath and adjacent to East Grand subdivisions. These studies attribute the elevated nitrate to domestic septic systems.…