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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 ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 7, 2021

Bad News April Something about the fourth month is fertile ground for terrible events We haven't studied the matter exhaustively, but years in the news ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 6, 2021

Wyoming Ma Nature timed beautiful weather for the Easter weekend, but the spring seesaw continues this week. Snow fell across much of Fremont County overnight ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Mar 30, 2021

Breezy? One of the great understatements of March 2021 came in a brief weather forecast that we noticed while putting together the Sunday "weather corner" on ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Mar 28, 2021

When it wants to, the federal government trumps state and local governments virtually every time. While some in Cheyenne have disagreed in recent days when ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Mar 21, 2021

Regional sports tournaments are time-honored and well-demonstrated sources of economic development in Fremont County. Or at least they were, before coronavirus ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Mar 14, 2021

We're in the midst of a nationwide observance called Sunshine Week, when local news organizations, led by newspapers, encourage both the public and local ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Mar 9, 2021

Weather swings The most unsettled period of weather in our calendar year is about to begin, and this week is providing the opening act. After starting out ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Mar 7, 2021

As the Wyoming Legislature plunges forward enthusiastically in its drive to create a "voter ID" law in the state, a question arises, or ought to. Why make it ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 25, 2021

Necessarily, Wednesday's congressional hearing with U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy had a bit of an eyes-glazed-over quality to it. Take it from a ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 24, 2021

The legislative committee that last week made the decision to recommend doing away with local government public notice requirements has made a mistake. If the ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 19, 2021

The driver's seat is a good place to be in an sports conference, and the Riverton Wolverines have just made themselves more comfortable in it. Already having ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 19, 2021

Riverton High School's newly announced Certified Nursing Assistant program -- perhaps "revived" is the better descriptor -- is a welcome and positive addition to ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 18, 2021

The cold-weather emergency in Texas is more than a typical case of warm-weather residents shivering when the temperature drops into the 40s. What's happening ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 17, 2021

When times are tough, there always are people ready, willing and planning to make them tougher. Worse, one of the ways they often try to do it is undermining ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 16, 2021

Shiver our timbers We're shivering through our longest period of cold weather of the season. After week of mild winter conditions, this is the real deal. ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 11, 2021

All of Wyoming takes encouragement from the decrease in new coronavirus infections. It is evident nationwide, across the state, and here in Fremont ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 10, 2021

Another presidential impeachment trial has started Tuesday in the Senate. Opening arguments in the second trial of Donald Trump, now the former president, were ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 9, 2021

Tuesday notes Chilled It's taken a good long while for what Fremont County residents would call "real winter" to arrive in earnest -- but we've got it now. ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 28, 2021

President Biden has signed a flurry of executive orders in his first few days in office. Day after day, he has been sitting at a desk with a big stack of ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 27, 2021

School District 25 in Riverton isn't necessarily trying to get teachers and staff to resign or retire. The district just wants to know as soon as possible ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 17, 2021

For a variety of reasons, frustration and confusion exist among the Fremont County public concerning how, when, and where to receive the coronavirus vaccine. ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 13, 2021

The President of the United States appears headed for a second impeachment during his only four-year term in office, and Wyoming, unexpectedly, finds itself ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 12, 2021

Flocked This time of year virtually no one would claim truly to enjoy cold mid-winter temperatures and 15-hour nights, but one of the characteristics of our ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 7, 2021

Our nation witnessed an experiment in mob rule Wednesday. A horde of goons stormed the United States Capitol while the U.S. House and Senate were in session ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 3, 2021

Perhaps it's not true that everybody is an expert on something, but it is true that everything has an expert. That means there actually are experts on the ...


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