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What North Korea wants

That remains unclear, but testing A-bombs is not way to go about it

It is never good news globally when a nation that most countries don't like ...

It all started with a moose

A new year of Ranger columns lies ahead

Strangely, it all began nearly 30 years ago when a moose ran through our yard at Pheasant Crest Farm early ...

Big and small

Beyond our individual life details, 2016 bring some potential unifiers

The calendar has changed to 2016. By now most people seem to have settled on ...

Tuesday notes

Holiday
Your daily newspaper staff appreciated the day off on Friday, Jan. 1, New Year's Day. We don;'t expect to interrupt our regular publication ...

A new year

What news will grip our attention and affect our lives in 2016?

Here is our first edition on 2016, accompanied by thoughts of what will make news in ...

Trailing pheasants in Pennsylvania

Our local experts were guide Roy Yockey and his three hunting dogs, Nuke, Misty and Liz.

The prospects weren't exactly ideal for an afternoon ...

Flipping the page on calendar and in our hearts after year that rocked

It's New Year's Eve, which means most of us are preparing our lives and calendars for that fresh infant, 2016, and we're starting to treat 2015 like he's ...

Top news votes

Our votes in the national poll didn't match the outcome exactly

News entities nationwide are reporting this week on the Associated Press top 10 news ...

5 and younger

As a new year arrives, we have the demographic foundation in place to thrive

An encouraging piece of news emerged as a small factoid in the long list ...

Tuesday notes

Not quite white
The "white Christmas" suggested strongly by the weather forecast didn't quite happen for most of Fremont County -- or if it did, not ...

Basketball shoes and character

Charles Barkley was right when he said owning the first wouldn't develop the second.

One of the biggest losers in our digital age of instant and ...

Going nowhere

The petition drive to put medicalmarijuana on the ballot is a dud

At the beginning of 2015, one of the stories that seemed likely to be among the ...

Some Christmas gifts don't cost a thing

"Not all those who wander are lost," declares J.R.R. Tolkien in the epic novel "The Fellowship of the Ring."
So I hope you'll agree with my suggestion that ...

Riding with the Rangers

Santa letter duty is an annual delight
The first Santa letter arrived the day after Thanksgiving. We finally typed up the last one Tuesday morning.
There ...

In Merry Measure

Celebrate Christmas this year with a song in your heart

Many of the Christmas carols we sing in 2015 date to the mid-19th century, which is about the ...

Love and belief

Again this year, a long-ago Santa letter speaks to our deepest feelings

What is the nicest thing anyone ever said to you?
A girl writing a letter to ...

Tuesday notes

Holiday housekeeping
Your daily newspaper staff is observing Christmas with a day off (among other things). The Ranger will not publish this Friday, ...

Hope and plans

Governments are preparing for the revnue downturn, and so should the rest of us

Get ready. Story after story, headline after headline, debate after ...

The big green Grinch was right

Christmas still doesn't come from a store, and never will.

"Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store," wrote Dr. Seuss in his ...

Take a driving tour of city's Christmas lights

This route requires about an hour, so have a healthy supply of Christmas cookies along for the ride.

In this column last week, I wrote about my ...

 
 

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