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Fiscal microscope

In the proposed Vision 2020 analysis, revenue estimates are a good place to start

Wyoming legislators are speaking dire words of warning as the new ...

EPA's odd behavior

Why would it back off Pavillion water but not the reservation border dispute?

For some time now, Fremont County citizens following the ...

Tuesday notes

Winter chill
A couple of months ago we speculated that the five-day chill the Riverton valley experienced in the first half of November --six full ...

Before 'bullying' was a buzzword

I'm not saying we liked it, but we did learn how to put an end to it.

The NFL and NCAA used up their entire quota of public service announcements to ...

Recalculation

The changing dynamics of Keystone XL

In all the talk and backtalk about the proposed Canada-to-Gulf-of-Mexico oil pipeline in recent years, a couple ...

Fort Washakie native's beaded heels feature prominently in museum

Teri Greeves grew up on the Wind River Indian Reservation --and now she's hit it ...

Miserable fate

Community mustn't brush aside two hypothermia deaths

It ought to be troubling to note that two men in our community have, apparently, frozen to death ...

Resolving to appreciate good health

Welcome, 2015! And I do mean welcome!
If our family is typical of 2014's ending, most of the local population must be ready for a new start.
To begin, we ...

Enough pin-balling

Wyoming would benefit from a comprehensive transportation policy

Highway safety in Wyoming surely is the subject of some of the most disjointed and ...

Doing away with ticket quotas is right move

Editor:
I would like to thank State Sen. Eli Bebout for his putting a stop to the quota system the Wyoming Highway Patrol was using to evaluate its officers. ...

Scaffolding on the dome

Does it signal something for the new Congress convening this week?

Is it illustrative in some way that the U.S. Capitol dome is encased in ...

A big press breakdown, but the show went on

On Nov. 28, our printing press broke down.
Among the many things conspiring to make a newspaper publisher's hair gray -- or, in certain cases, fall out -- ...

Tuesday notes

White new year
The snow isn't piling up in record amounts, but we have been receiving pretty consistent snowfall from week to week since winter began ...

Knowing just the right people

Cronyism and nepotism is a good way to earn the public's distrust.

It was the talk of the technology boom of the late 1980s and early 90s and was ...

Wyoming's top news

Wyoming's news year in 2014 touched on politics, the environment, social policy, crime, education and more. Some of the year's top news involved Fremont ...

We feel spoiled even without gifts

After 10 weeks lost, our cat Luca found her way home

Christmas came, and Christmas went, thus joining the ranks of Christmases "past."
And, though ...

A big news year ahead

We'll see some of it coming, but most will catch us by surprise

A wintry Friday brings the first edition of our newspaper of the new year.
With it ...

Quoted in the news ... 2014

"They lied to the jury, committed prosecutorial misconduct, and they denied a man a fair trial in Fremont County. I'll be damned if I'm going to let the ...

Top news

How our votes matched the outcome of the national AP news top 10 list

Elsewhere in today's year-end edition, you can find The Associated Press annual ...

Tuesday notes

Holiday schedule
The Ranger will not publish Thursday in observance of New Year's Day. Our offices at 421 E. Main St. in downtown Riverton will be ...

 
 

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