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Robert H. Peck
Dec 14, 2018

I put seed out on my porch because I want to attract the good birds. No offense, sparrows and wrens. You're rare sometimes. and you can sing, and your flocks ...

Steve Peck, Publisher
Dec 14, 2018

Of all the great old proverbs, this might be the best one: "If it first you don't succeed, try, try again." It applies to countless life situations, one of ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 13, 2018

The Husband says I haven't caught up to the Christmas spirit just yet, which leads me to ask: just how fast is this thing, anyway? Now let's be clear (cue ...


Steve Peck, Publisher
Dec 13, 2018

Our newsroom e-mail this time of year is peppered with solicitations such as ":How to tell is your child is having holiday anxiety," and " "De-Stress your ...

Steve Peck, Publisher
Dec 12, 2018

How many letters to Santa Claus has The Ranger published through the years in its annual Christmas greetings edition? We've applied a strict analytical ...

Steve Peck, Publisher
Dec 11, 2018

Month 12 Towns in Fremont County rarely are listed as the coldest in the state in daily weather reporting. Big Piney, Pinedale and other spots in the ...


Robert H. Peck
Dec 7, 2018

One of the best games to play driving at night on the highway is to try and identify vehicles by their headlights. We all do this, I think, whether conscious ...

Steve Peck, Publisher
Dec 7, 2018

One of the famous dates in all American history is today. Dec. 7, 1941, brought shock and outrage to the nation with the news that military forces from Japan ...

Steve Peck, Publisher
Dec 6, 2018

Considerable buzz has been generated in recent days as the exploratory Save Our Riverton Hospital committee takes the step (including changing its name) to a ...


Steve Peck, Publisher
Dec 5, 2018

For hour after hour on Tuesday, starting in the morning and continuing past midnight, the television cameras of the C-SPAN channel showed one thing and one ...

Steve Peck, Publisher
Dec 4, 2018

Winter's month 2018's final month has arrived. It's December - the month of the coldest average temperatures, the month of the scarcest daylight, the ...

Robert H. Peck
Nov 30, 2018

You hear a lot about "sweater weather" in the fall. How it gets colder, but in some ways that's OK, because it means we can start wearing our favorite ...


Steve Peck, Publisher
Nov 30, 2018

After months of talking about it, they finally came out and did it. The Save Our Riverton Hospital committee, in a public meeting on Thursday, announced ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 29, 2018

I have written many poems but am willing to share just two, at the moment: "Whims," and "Hoarfrost." My current reserve may relieve some of you, for whom ...

Steve Peck, Publisher
Nov 29, 2018

A long period of uncertainty and frustration regarding an empty piece of property in downtown Riverton looks as if it might be coming to an end, and in an ...


Steve Peck, Publisher
Nov 28, 2018

The Wyoming Legislature filled its various leadership positions last week. Now the United States Congress is preparing to complete its similar work. Republican ...

Steve Peck, Publisher
Nov 27, 2018

Holiday housekeeping Your daily newspaper staff appreciated the day off on Thursday so that we might observe Thanksgiving Day away from work. Our ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 23, 2018

Barb Rogers is an open book. That's because her first novel, "A Borrowed Address - A True Story of Homelessness, Depression, and Family Secrets" hit the web ...


Robert H. Peck
Nov 23, 2018

I'm a bird fan, and after moving into a new apartment with a deck, I decided that the outdoor space was not for me, but for them. I got two feeders: a ...

Steve Peck, Publisher
Nov 23, 2018

Thanksgiving, providing food assistance to many hundreds of local recipients. Whether it was through the annual Key club meal delivery service, the Gobble ...

By Randy Tucker
Nov 18, 2018

When you are far away from home meeting people for the first time and tell them where you're from do they invariably ask, "Where in Wyoming?" If you say ...


By Steven R. Peck
Nov 18, 2018

If the planners and practitioners of Wyoming's Firewise program took a look at the circumstances surrounding the devastating California wildfires this month, ...

From staff reports
Nov 16, 2018

Riverton High School is planning a display at the school honoring all past graduates who have served in the armed forces of the United States. The school ...

Steve Peck, Publisher
Nov 16, 2018

The time has come to face the music and tally up my performance in this year's edition of my every-other-year predictions of election outcomes. First I must ...


Steve Peck, Publisher
Nov 16, 2018

It is not a surprise that the American Civil Liberties Union has taken notice of Riverton's proposed ordinance to create a sort of "no-drink" list in an ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 15, 2018

Riverton and Lander families are giving charity a head start on the Christmas shopping season, with their Operation Christmas Child annual collection drive, ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 15, 2018

People are so warm to ask about my life during conversation. While my version of camaraderie usually produces cold or awkward questions such as "what are you ...


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