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By Steven R. Peck
May 24, 2018

In a turn of events that safely could be called stunning, the United States government, an agency of which three-plus years ago had stated that Riverton still ...

By Steven R. Peck
May 23, 2018

A nice ceremony in a wonderfully scenic setting took place lateTuesdaymorning near the summit of South Pass. The State of Wyoming has renamed a sizable ...

By Steven R. Peck
May 22, 2018

Closed Monday First, a bit of forward-looking holiday housekeeping: The Ranger newspaper office will be closed next Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial ...


By Steven R. Peck
May 20, 2018

Each year our annual graduation edition, in addition to the names and/or faces of virtually every Fremont County high school and college graduate, lists the ...

By Steven R. Peck
May 18, 2018

There is a familiar sameness to what might be called "graduation season" every year in Fremont County, but no two graduating classes are ever alike. And, ...

By Steven R. Peck
May 17, 2018

Efforts locally on the Wyoming Public Lands Initiative have been hit and miss. That was expected. When the topic is how, or if, to permanently reclassify lands ...


By Steven R. Peck
May 15, 2018

No complaints Flooding was predicted over the weekend along the Wind and Little Wind rivers, but it was very minor and isolated if it happened at all. ...

By Steven R. Peck
May 11, 2018

Your mother is a human being. That's obvious, of course. She's not a tree, or a chair, or a dolphin. What we mean is that she is a person in and of herself, ...

By Steven R. Peck
Apr 25, 2017

Like a song The British rock band Supertramp had a few hit records some years back, including "Give a Little Bit" and "Bloody Well Right." Some would ...


By Steven R. Peck
Apr 23, 2017

Our hospitals have a new man in charge, and he has a chance to be a local hero Sage West Healthcare has a new chief executive officer in Fremont County. Alan ...

By Steven R. Peck
Apr 21, 2017

It's back to the drawing board on hiring a new city administrator The re-start on the hiring process for Riverton's next city administrator is an ...

By Steven R. Peck
Apr 20, 2017

For the channel to fire Bill O'Reilly, the irascible host must have afforded no choice Even after 20 years on the job, Bill O'Reilly remained just ...


By Steven R. Peck
Apr 19, 2017

Would Steve Stephens have shot Robert Godwin if he couldn't have posted it online? Steve Stephens was having girlfriend problems. He'd had an ...

By Steven R. Peck
Apr 18, 2017

Sunny Easter Mother Nature came through for the holiday weekend, delivering a suitably Easter-esque dayon Sunday. Many holidays have a strong weather ...

By Steven R. Peck
Apr 16, 2017

No holiday varies on the calendar more than Easter Many holidays have a set spot on the calendar: Dec. 25. July 4. Feb 14. Others that don't have a ...


By Steven R. Peck
Apr 13, 2017

Beyond his admirable city council record, he was Riverton's top Hispanic public official The institutional losses keep piling up for the City of ...

By Steven R. Peck
Apr 12, 2017

Neil Gorsuch is well-qualified for the Supreme Court, but how he got there will be his burden The Supreme Court is back at full strength again. Neil ...

By Steven R. Peck
Apr 11, 2017

Easy does it Heading into the middle third of April, snowpack in the Wind River Mountains remains at about 200 percent of average. Sunday's busy little ...


By Steven R. Peck
Apr 9, 2017

Let's watch the state's voter-approved investment plan with an eye toward our own For the first time in history, some of Wyoming's long-term ...

By Steven R. Peck
Apr 7, 2017

Fremont County has lost population recently, but the demographics are in place for a rebound In an effort to avoid using an exhausted cliche, the ...

By Steven R. Peck
Apr 6, 2017

One hundred years ago today, America joined a global fight One hundred years ago today -- April 6, 1917 -- the following document was ratified by the ...


By Steven R. Peck
Apr 5, 2017

Human decency is upheaved by the chemical weapons attack in Syria Loathsome. Repugnant. Appalling. Disgraceful. Hideous. Is there even an ...

By Steven R. Peck
Apr 4, 2017

Soaked Ah, yes. Just what we need. More precipitation. We have been in record-setting territory at most Fremont County weather stations since ...

By Steven R. Peck
Apr 2, 2017

For the first time, voters in another county will cast ballots on a CWC proposal Back in the days when community colleges were still being created in Wyoming, ...


By Steven R. Peck
Mar 31, 2017

Michael Flynn wants to talk, on one condition It's never good public relations when the I-word is invoked during political troubles. But retired ...

By Steven R. Peck
Mar 19, 2017

With a new director on the way, it's timeto recommit to these vital institutions Once, in the not-so-distant past, the director of the library ...

By Steven R. Peck
Mar 17, 2017

The proposed replacement for Obamacare needs to find a clear reason for being The Affordable Care Act, which commonly is referred to by the nickname ...


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