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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 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 ...

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

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


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