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UW transition

The university needs to show it can complete a presidential search successfully

An important transition will be coming next year at the University ...

Tuesday notes

Snowcaps
Our Wind River mountains looked white again over the weekend. That's just how we want them to look this time of year.
The snowpack hasn't ...

Quote of the year

The ambulance consultant spoke the truth

Not quite one-third of the way through 2015, if we were asked to select the news quote of the year in ...

When everyone becomes an expert

It means the real experts have a much harder job.

A state champion cross country runner decides to try volleyball and is a star at that sport too.
A ...

Speed limit is the law even if you do come from Casper

Editor:
So, this Mr. Hjelmstead is upset that he got a ...

What a U.S. senator can do

John Barrasso can build on his visit to Ethete

At one level it's a plus to have Wyoming U.S. Sen. John Barrasso ...

Why she runs

Hillary Rodham Clinton has done a lot already, so why endure another battle?

Hillary Rodham Clinton is running for president. The worst-kept secret ...

Tax help for the 'olderlies'

The need for more, and better, senior care is real

Isn't it spring? The season of new life? Teasing, calling to us from every direction?
So why ...

Promises, promises

Income tax reform still seems far off

The great late-night TV host David Letterman, immersed in a broadcast farewell tour in the countdown to his ...

And sleep out in the rain

Percy Sledge sang one of popular music's all-time greatest hits

The rhythm and blues singer Percy Sledge wasn't quite a one-hit wonder, but he had ...

Tuesday notes

Snow on high
All things considered, it's been a relief to see a return to more seasonal weather conditions in recent days -- and it appears there was ...

An aging college faculty

CWC faces a significant challenge and must be supported financially to meet it

There was a wave of hiring in Fremont County school districts in the ...

When Great American tragedy ended

The Civil was at its conclusion 150 years ago this month.

It's a phrase commonly uttered in times of crisis.
"Desperate times call for desperate ...

What we believe vs. what we know

The bare-knuckle debate might pound home the point

Bare-knuckle fighting is a stupid excuse for a sport that only attracts stupid people.
That's my ...

Funny business

Our Sunday comics are different, but not because of anything we did

One of the most popular parts of our newspaper has changed.
The Ranger's Sunday ...

Are smartphones truly evil?

Or was it just an extended April Fools' Day?

April Fools' Day is such a party for all you tricksters, but it wouldn't be what it is without all the ...

Just the facts

Video evidence missing in Ferguson is proving pivotal in North Charleston

A defining characteristic of the new video showing a police officer in ...

Start looking now

District 25 is correct to anticipate the need for more land for schools

Fremont County School District 25 in Riverton announced recently that it is ...

Tuesday notes

First up, a correction about the Riverton "Avenue of Flags" from last week. We mentioned national observances in honor of fallen firefighters which were being ...

An easy fix to texting while driving

But just because it's easy doesn't mean it's every going to happen.

I looked out the window as son-in-law Adam accelerated through late-morning city ...

 
 

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