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By Steven R. Peck
Jun 21, 2018

The Fremont County Commission has done exactly the right thing in deciding to rejoin the collaborative efforts of the Fremont County Association of ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jun 20, 2018

The U.S. government's suddenly-enforced policy of separating children from their parents when the families are detained at the border with Mexico is creating ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jun 19, 2018

Flood stage No sooner had we run a front-page story on Sunday reporting that the risk for flooding in the Wind River Basin most likely was over, a new ...


By Steven R. Peck
Jun 17, 2018

When you were a kid, did you know what your dad did for a living? Once upon a time a teen-age "job shadow" visitor to the newspaper office didn't know what ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jun 15, 2018

In the days after the primary election ballot take shape, things about the coming primary campaign begin to emerge that gives the race he trace its distinctive ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jun 14, 2018

It's Flag Day in our country, and Riverton's "Avenue of Flags" looked great in the June sunlight Thursday morning. Local veterans coordinate the placement of ...


By Steven R. Peck
Jun 13, 2018

For a while this summer, the Wolverine Field sports venue is going to be a construction site. No it won't be on the scale of the massive North Federal rebuild ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jun 7, 2018

Anyone in Wyoming who saw the pictures of the tornado devastation in Gillette in recent days surely must be shocked. Houses flattened by tornadoes? In ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jun 6, 2018

Drive through just about any town in Wyoming right now, and you'll see something similar. It might be described as the sense that many of Wyoming's towns are ...


By Steven R. Peck
Jun 6, 2018

Sudden season Suddenly, it doesn't feel like spring anymore. The change isn't precisely definable. It might not be describable in a way everyone would ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jun 3, 2018

It has become commonplace for public-notice advertising in Wyoming newspapers to come under threat from public officials who would rather not have to publish ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jun 1, 2018

There is a lot of talk on the national news and commentary front in recent weeks about 1968. Putting it mildly, it was a tumultuous year in American history, ...


By Steven R. Peck
May 31, 2018

With a day left in the primary election filing period, there's plenty of room for more. Might as well fill up the ballot. Elections are only as good as their ...

By Steven R. Peck
May 30, 2018

Near the top of any ranking of good uses of public money locally is the Mountain View Cemetery District. The evidence of the benefit is on display all year ...

By Steven R. Peck
May 29, 2018

Holiday housekeeping First up, thanks to readers and walk-in customers for the day offon Monday. It did not affect our publication schedule, but The ...


By Steven R. Peck
May 27, 2018

Editor's note: Pulitzer Prize-winner Hal Boyle's Associated Press columnist Hal Boyle, who died in 1974 , wrote 7,680 columns for the Associated Press. This ...

By Steven R. Peck
May 25, 2018

Finding the newspaper trifecta of quality, consistency, and longevity in a published feature is not a particularly easy thing to do. For every "Peanuts" ...

By Steven R. Peck
May 24, 2018

In a turn of events that safely could be called stunning, the United States government, an agency of which three-plus years ago had stated that Riverton still ...


By Steven R. Peck
May 23, 2018

A nice ceremony in a wonderfully scenic setting took place lateTuesdaymorning near the summit of South Pass. The State of Wyoming has renamed a sizable ...

By Steven R. Peck
May 22, 2018

Closed Monday First, a bit of forward-looking holiday housekeeping: The Ranger newspaper office will be closed next Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial ...

By Steven R. Peck
May 20, 2018

Each year our annual graduation edition, in addition to the names and/or faces of virtually every Fremont County high school and college graduate, lists the ...


By Steven R. Peck
May 18, 2018

There is a familiar sameness to what might be called "graduation season" every year in Fremont County, but no two graduating classes are ever alike. And, ...

By Steven R. Peck
May 17, 2018

Efforts locally on the Wyoming Public Lands Initiative have been hit and miss. That was expected. When the topic is how, or if, to permanently reclassify lands ...

By Steven R. Peck
May 15, 2018

No complaints Flooding was predicted over the weekend along the Wind and Little Wind rivers, but it was very minor and isolated if it happened at all. ...


By Steven R. Peck
May 11, 2018

Your mother is a human being. That's obvious, of course. She's not a tree, or a chair, or a dolphin. What we mean is that she is a person in and of herself, ...

By Steven R. Peck
Apr 25, 2017

Like a song The British rock band Supertramp had a few hit records some years back, including "Give a Little Bit" and "Bloody Well Right." Some would ...

By Steven R. Peck
Apr 23, 2017

Our hospitals have a new man in charge, and he has a chance to be a local hero Sage West Healthcare has a new chief executive officer in Fremont County. Alan ...


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