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By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 3, 2021

If you had a sore knee and began limping in order to "favor it," you might notice that your supposedly good knee starts to hurt as well, due to the extra ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 1, 2021

Anyone who knows anything about the coronavirus pandemic knows that early last fall to the middle of last winter was the worst period of the whole coronavirus ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Aug 25, 2021

Lots of communities, from the smallest to the largest, disagree with the population figure they are assigned by the U.S. Census Bureau every 10 years. ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Aug 22, 2021

There's something prideful in census results. You just don't want to see your community shrink. That blanket statement might not apply to absolutely ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Aug 20, 2021

Timing can work against bureaucracy when important decisions need to be made. That could well be the case as Wyoming school districts, community colleges and ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Aug 15, 2021

The new Path of Honor Veterans Memorial at Fort Washakie opened officially on Thursday. It ought to be seen by everyone in Fremont County. Delayed by more ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Aug 1, 2021

After months of expectation, federal funds from the big American Rescue Plan Act, or ARPA, for the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes of the Wind ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 13, 2021

Muscular Ma Mother Nature showed some muscle Monday night just before and just after sundown, when a sledge-hammering thunderstormtore across central Fremont ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 11, 2021

For the longest time, having a baby as an unmarried woman carried his significant social stigma --usually for the mother and, sometimes, even for the ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jun 18, 2021

Creating a community hospital from scratch is difficult. Not impossible, but difficult. Some of the best people in Riverton have been working on it for ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jun 17, 2021

Riverton probably isn't the only town its size in the U.S that that has 15 or more buildings displaying big, fine-art murals on the exterior walls. But it ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jun 16, 2021

The Pulitzer Prizes were announced last week, recognizing some of the nation's best work in various categories of news, photography, commentary, fiction, ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 30, 2021

Liz Cheney was at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on a Wednesday morning last winter when her phone rang. The caller was her father, former Vice President ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 21, 2021

People who don't follow the intricacies of modern health care beyond their own aches, pains and doctor visits might not grasp the full significance of this ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 16, 2021

If the term "cyber terrorism" still didn't have a crystal-clear meaning to many Americans before last week, then it probably does now. The uninitiated need to ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 11, 2021

Still the chill April showers bring... May showers? There are some May flowers showing up here and there, of course, but the winter is proving tough to shake ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 9, 2021

Of all the things we human beings have in common, there are only a couple that are universal. Everybody has (or had) a mother. There's also a common ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 7, 2021

The state of Wyoming didn't expand Medicaid services this year, but it came closer to doing it than ever before. Now, state lawmakers already have committed ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 5, 2021

How could the lone member of The U.S. House, from the smallest state in the union, who is only in her third term in office, become a national political ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 4, 2021

Record rain, to a point "Chance for rain showers," which was the phrase in several Saturday weather forecasts for the wind river basin, didn't really do ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 30, 2021

Thursday's nurse pinning ceremony at Central Wyoming College always will stand out from all the others. That's really saying something, because each ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 29, 2021

In what amounted to an unofficial State of the Union address, President Biden on Wednesday proposed a bundle of federal programs so big that the term ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 23, 2021

President Biden says he wants the U.S. to cut its greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030. The easiest way to do it will be embracing and expanding nuclear ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 22, 2021

Among the unending, high-speed parade of headlines spinning our way is the announced decision by President Biden that the remaining U.S. troops in Afghanistan ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 16, 2021

The coronavirus outbreak isn't exactly bringing out the best of us, mathematically speaking. Math, that most logical of disciplines, is being treated downright ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 11, 2021

Well, the Great Public School Funding Shortage of 2021 must not have been such a big deal after all. The Wyoming Legislature adjourned Wednesday without ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 9, 2021

The ugly handiwork of the vandal with a can of spray paint was an evidence around Riverton on Thursday morning. The Riverton Police Department was kept busy ...


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