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Toward days in the breezeway

Finally, it's spring -- grass lush and green, birds singing, and flowers reminding us again of the wonder in life's renewal.
A couple of days ago, we got the ...

STEM and art

They aren't so very far apart, and both are needed in public education

As we continue working on the 62nd annual Ranger Mining and Energy edition - ...

Comey's Q&A

He'll be tempted to offer opinions, but he'll probably try to stick to facts

Thursdayis probably going to be a good day for C-SPAN. That's the cable ...

Tuesday notes

Suddenly, it's summer
The summer solstice itself isn't for two more weeks, but summer temperatures, skies, weather patterns, sights, sounds and smells ...

Only the zealots have all the answers

Oddly enough, they aren't really worth listening to.

There are volumes written about the "third eye," a visualization that occurs to some people. No, ...

Class mottoes

Our high school seniors strive for the profound -- and sometimes find it

We are a county of only about 40,000 residents spread across more than 9,000 ...

With greatest care

Preserve every possible dollar for public education in Wyoming

School is out. Several Fremont County public school districts end classes today. ...

Vera the plant, meet my mom

I lack a green thumb, but I do not lack plants.
Mittens the beefsteak begonia has been covered extensively in these pages before, and Vera the aloe also ...

Police officers for a day

Each time the spring season wanes, graduation season begins - and a new generation steps into this mosaic of struggle and victory, toil and joy, where every ...

One headache eased

North Federal won't be torn up on 'eclipse day,' but many inevitable challenges remain

It looks as if the hotly anticipated "eclipse effect" on ...

Our old cemetery

Might someone step forward to maintain the Odd Fellows grounds?

Among the ancillary benefits of Memorial Day is the public reminder of the fine job ...

Tuesday notes

Holiday thanks
Your daily newspaper staff appreciated the day offMonday. It's not a publication day for us, butMondaynormally is a work day. We are ...

When everyone is alive

Editor's note: Longtime readers may recall Associated Press columnist Hal Boyle, a Pulitzer Prize winner, who retired in 1974. This column on Memorial Day ...

Think war is grand? Visit a cemetery

Military history is full of blunders at the top, but it's the men on the ground who pay the price.

It is the climactic scene in a remarkably accurate ...

Satisfied with lone magpie

Regular readers know that I'm a bird enthusiast. But I stop short of calling myself a birder, someone who goes out and finds and identifies birds, because I ...

Ruined by weather

The state track meet might want to have a better Plan B if this happens again

One week ago today, the Wyoming state high school track and field meet ...

Claiming the maturity to sound off

With the chance to make a positive difference, why do so few people do it?

Let's communicate.
Not just spew big talk, then lies, with no meaning ...

Forgiving and forgetting

Montana candidate who attacked reporter set several wrong examples Wednesday

There is a simple lesson to be had fromWednesday'smisdemeanor assault ...

Manchester

The youngest killed was an 8-year-old girl, talking excitedly to her mother

It did not take long for Islamic State to claim responsibility for the ...

Tuesday notes

Memorial Day
We turn first to a bit of newspaper housekeeping. The Ranger offices will be closed nextMonday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day. ...

 
 

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