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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 ...

Don't assume the worst, but plan a bit

The average American is believed to have about a week's supply of food on hand.

The modern world exists on a string of trust, fortified by an easily ...

More wolf troubles

Another judge, another ruling -- and Wyoming's nagging problem

A couple of years ago, Wyoming had reason to believe, or at least hope, that the ...

Looking up from the screen

What is proper 'digital behavior' these days?

A confession: I am in a meeting and wasting time right now.
The speaker, a well-meaning consultant on ...

Wheels of government

A recent example shows they still can move pretty quickly at the local level

Local government at work -- in a good way -- was displayed over the past ...

'Masculine' and 'evil' aren't synonyms

Things have become confusing since Ray Rice got in trouble

I don't usually have time for philosophical thought when it intersects with football, but ...

How many debates?

Gosar has an interesting idea, but Mead has no reason to take part

Pete Gosar, the Democrat who is running against Gov. Matt Mead as the incumbent ...

Ancient history

Could America ever re-adjust to shorter political campaigns?

In the just-concluded PBS television series "The Roosevelts," viewers learned that ...

Tuesday notes

Autumn arrival
Fall has arrived, according to the calendar --but not the thermometer. Most of this week is predicted to be as hot as July. We might ...

 
 

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