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Fear may be the worst virus of all

Mongering fear is nothing new in the world, but it has reached epidemic levels thanks to cable TVR00;and the Internet.

The two sons of the president ...

Running out the clock

It is inevitable now that same-sex marriage soon will be legal in Wyoming

Officially, Wyoming is choosing, a least for awhile, to row against the ...

A match made in kindergarten

Many years later, my son and his new wife reconnected

My son Cody married his first-grade sweetheart over the weekend.
More than 200 people ...

Free parking

The city is right not to impose parking regulations on the free lot

The front-page picture on Thursday's Ranger tells Riverton all it needs to know ...

Twins in appearance only

My 8-month-olds already show big differences

Whenever my 8-month-old, identical twin boys behave very differently from one another, it always comes ...

Pop culture and the Nobel

This year's physics prize is about as close as the two ever will get

We are in the midst of Nobel prize announcements this week. More than a century ...

Hear ye, hear ye

The nation's highest court has convened its nine-month session

The first Monday in October came and went a couple of days ago. It's an important date ...

Night skies: Flying to a comet

European Space Agency's Rosetta mission is about to try to land on a comet called 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. There have been several fly-bys of comets, but ...

Lummis helps to try reversing 'war on women'

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. -- It took Republican Rep. Cynthia Lummis 16 hours to travel from western Wyoming last Friday to the Florida Panhandle to campaign for ...

Tuesday notes

Homecoming Week
Anyone setting eyes on The Ranger's front window this week at 421 E. Main St. will see a fun Homecoming display painted by Riverton ...

Good news and bad

Great Lakes Airlines has improved reliability at the expense of availability

New data from Great Lakes Airlines and Riverton Regional Airport ...

There's a new plague of plagiarism

Sometimes my online college students accidentally paste the hyperlink information into the assignment as they steal the answer from the Internet.

An ...

Legislature needs to pass wolf bill ensuring minimum number

Editor:
We should not be surprised at this new wolf ruling. The state is crowing that the wolf numbers so far have beaten the number they promised to maintain ...

Modelers Park

Many would benefit if the facility could be spared under state land plan

State officials determining whether to put 300 acres of state land near the ...

Wyoming can be a wind leader too

New project has transformative potential for state, nation


Here's what I like about the recent announcement of the plan to build an $8 billion wind ...

Writing for here to there

It's a good way to tackle the question 'who am I?'

Who are you?
Most of us believe, and some are deeply convinced, that we know who we are.
A few ...

Secret Service

The director's resignation is only a start to solving the agency's problems

It would be safe to say that the United States of America and the ...

Nooks and crannies

Students good partners in keeping CWC campus safe for everyone

Central Wyoming College trustees recently heard an interesting subject, delivered by ...

Riding with the Rangers: Old friend from the newspaper archive -- and in person

Coincidences can be startling in the newspaper life. Last week I was in one of my favorite places, The Ranger newspaper and photo archive in the basement, and ...

Tuesday notes

Odd autumn
The first week of the new season in Fremont County was a doozy, weather-wise. First we had what certainly must rank as the hottest Week 1 of ...

 
 

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