May 20, 2013 - By Mark Shields:  As generations of schoolchildren were told, Jamestown in 1607 was the first permanent English settlement on what would become the United States. What we ... [more]
May 20, 2013 - By Randy Tucker:  Nearly 25 centuries ago the Greek historian Thucydides described the three main forces that drive human nature. Thucydides listed mankind's motivations as ... [more]
May 20, 2013 - Steff Kessler, Fremont County Commissioner, Lander:  Editor:
May 20, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  This year's graduating class mottoes reflect a healthy mix of optimism and realism
May 17, 2013 - By Tim Johnson, McClatchy Newspapers:  ACAPULCO, Mexico -- It is a sultry morning in this crime-ridden resort, and little movement occurs at the main police headquarters. Francisco Robles, a ... [more]
May 17, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  IRS impropriety is a serious matter, but be careful in wishing it becomes something bigger
May 16, 2013 - By The San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News:  Americans have made it abundantly clear they want the ability to make informed decisions about what they eat. The United States should join every European ... [more]
May 16, 2013 - By Betty Starks Case:  What felt restricting at the time was revealed as nurturing as time passed.
May 16, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Our community likes its sports coverage -- and needs it too
May 15, 2013 - By Andrew Taylor, The Associated Press:  Republicans who fought tax increases for the wealthy argued that the move would not reduce the deficit, but it appears that it has.
May 15, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Beginning today, The Ranger has a second 'Community' page every week.
May 14, 2013 - By Kevin G. Hall, MCT Washington Bureau:  Don't let the soaring stock market and applause from politicians over a slight dip in the unemployment rate fool you. A deeper dive into government data ... [more]
May 14, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Three seasons in one
May 12, 2013 - By Randy Tucker:  The signature human damages from Iraq and Afghanistan are the head wound and the amputation.
May 12, 2013 - By Mark Shields:  To listen to the language of American political campaigns, you could reasonably conclude that "big" is bad and "small" is good.
May 12, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  In the case of our Fremont County Students of the Year, the words are spoken in admiration
May 10, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Scaling back number of wolf licenses this year makes sense
May 10, 2013 - By Trudy Rubin, MCT News Service:  Without help from the next Pakistani government, the U.S. exit from Afghanistan will be a disaster -- for America and Pakistan.
May 9, 2013 - The Kansas City Star:  For those who step up to serve the nation in uniform, a country hopes for the best: sound training, honorable practices, cohesive units and a ... [more]
May 9, 2013 - By Clair McFarland:  Like many people in Fremont County, I participate in the local produce co-op, or Bountiful Baskets. Most of you fellow participants sign on to the website ... [more]
May 9, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  It's easy to donate a few items to Stamp Out Hunger this Saturday
May 8, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Cities and towns need sales tax revenue, and the problem isn't going away
May 8, 2013 - By Carl Manning:  I just finished a book called the "The Great Divide" by Peter Watson. It delved into the difference between the "old world" and the "new world." A lot of it is ... [more]
May 7, 2013 - By Henry C. Jackson, The Associated Press:  WASHINGTON -- An ethical cloud is following Sen. Robert Menendez in Washington, even as he has leading roles in some of Congress' most important policy ... [more]
May 7, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Sunny sighting
May 5, 2013 - By Randy Tucker:  It is disgusting, it is immoral, it is repulsive. But it surrounds us.
May 5, 2013 - By Mark Shields:  There's a hit new movie this spring, "42," the story of how in 1947 Jack Roosevelt Robinson made baseball history and American history by breaking the color ... [more]
May 5, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Replacing the Clerk of Court should not be a walk-over, and it won't be
May 3, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  District 25 must ask and answer why the high school football crisis got as far as it did
May 3, 2013 - By Anita Kumar, McClatchy Newspapers:  In one of his first actions as president, Obama issued an executive order that called for the facility to be shuttered within a year -- but that still hasn't ... [more]