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Betty Starks Case
Jul 30, 2020

It's almost time for school to open. But will it? Can it? Most of us believe it must - somehow. We come into this world with wide-eyed wonder. American ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 30, 2020

When Mark Gordon, now Governor of Wyoming, first ran for the office a couple of years ago, he didn't know a huge part of his job would become trying to manage ...

From Ranger staff reports, with Wyoming News Exchange
Jul 29, 2020

Wyoming set another single-day record for coronavirus infections on Tuesday, breaking a record set just last week. The news coincided with the announcement by ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 29, 2020

Riverton's east-side Main Street is due for repairs next summer, through a $1.4 million federal grant awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission to 71 ...

From staff reports
Jul 29, 2020

Deaths ROMERO JoAnn Linda Romero, 59, died Thursday, July 23, 2020, in Casper. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 30, at the Arapaho ...

Meg Sorg, the Conversation
Jul 29, 2020

I'm a pediatric nursing professor with four young children. The youngest is 9 months old and the oldest is 9. My oldest will soon enter third grade, and his ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 29, 2020

All the road work going on around town brings an old joke to mind There's an old joke used by masters of ceremonies and after-dinner speakers. "Wyoming had ...

Erin Gamroth, Casper
Jul 29, 2020

Editor: The "Wyoming Virtual Torch Run 2020" wrapped up as of July 15. The Law Enforcement Torch Run to Benefit Special Olympics Wyoming historically has ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 28, 2020

Two sisters make up the royal court for this year's Fremont County Fair. Queen Cydney Bradley, 19, of Riverton, said the experience has been different under ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 28, 2020

Suicide awareness will be the focus of this year's bull riding contest at the Fremont County Fair. "It has come to the forefront here recently (that) we need ...

From staff reports, with Wyoming News Exchange
Jul 28, 2020

With Fremont County's cumulative total of coronavirus infections teetering on the brink of 400, Wyoming saw 45 45 new laboratory-confirmed and probable cases, ...

From staff reports
Jul 28, 2020

Deaths SAHAGUN Rafael (Ralph) Sahagun, 75, died Monday, July 20, 2020, in Roseville, California. Graveside military services will be held at 10 a.m. ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 28, 2020

The National Federation of State High School Associations, of which the Wyoming High School Activities Association is a member, has created some interesting ...

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Jul 28, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Unemployment assistance, eviction protections and other relief for millions of Americans are at stake as White House officials launched ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 28, 2020

Fair weather vs. fair weather The term "fair weather" has two meetings this time of year in Fremont County. One, of course, refers to calm, sunny, ...


Thomas J. Sender, Riverton
Jul 28, 2020

Editor: It is bad news to see how Central Wyoming CollegeR00;had to lay some people off. If there is a big recession coming as the legislators and governor ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 24, 2020

The Fremont County Fair will provide live and recorded video of multiple events this year in order to accommodate people who don't want to attend in person at ...

From Ranger staff reports, with Wyoming News Exchange
Jul 24, 2020

Riverton hosted six candidates Thursday night as Democrats seeking their party's nomination to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi faced off at Central ...


From staff reports
Jul 24, 2020

The sixth annual Riverton Peace Mission March starts at 8 a.m. this Saturday, July 25, at Rotary Park across from the Center of Hope on West Adams Avenue in ...

Staff
Jul 24, 2020

Deaths BROWN John Nelson Brown Jr., 73, died July 10, 2020, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 24, at the ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 24, 2020

When a government authority imposes fire restrictions on the public, the rules can get very detailed. They need to be. Some are obvious things, including ...


Robert H. Peck
Jul 24, 2020

I took a walk down to a pond near my house this week and found some ducks. They were enormous (for ducks), lounging by the side of the pond and looking ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 23, 2020

The Fremont County Fair is set to begin Saturday, but organizers say they still are waiting to hear back about a variance from the state that would allow more ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 23, 2020

Sentenced to 20-30 years in prison for shooting at several police officers from his home north of Riverton, Randy Pickering has lost a year-long appeal for a ...


From Ranger staff reports, with Wyoming News Exchange
Jul 23, 2020

The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Fremont County rose Wednesday to 380. As it has since the first cases were reported in Match, Fremont County ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 23, 2020

It was a hot afternoon and early evening for American Legion baseball Saturday at Roy Peck Field in Riverton. The Riverton Raiders hosted the Green River ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 23, 2020

Here's one line that could stand as an editorial all by itself: "Enter the Fremont County Fair Parade." That pretty much says it all, but we'll ...


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