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By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 14, 2020

"My love is like a red red rose That's newly sprung in June; My love is like the melodie That's sweetly play'd in tune. "So fair art thou, my bonnie ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 13, 2020

Duration It's not the coldest or snowiest winter, but it seems like one of the longest Leafing through Ranger archives a few days ago looking for tidbits ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 12, 2020

It borders on the comical to listen to the TV talking heads worrying that the Democratic Party hasn't settled on a candidate to run against Donald Trump this ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 11, 2020

More snow Four snowstorms in eight days? That's more than enough, Ma Nature. Granted, the one on Feb. 3 was bigger than the following three storms combined ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 9, 2020

The American movie industry hands out the most famous awards in entertainment, the Oscars. Frankly, my dear, you may not give a damn. But you probably do. And ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 6, 2020

Wyoming has a presidential primary delegate selection system, a caucus rather like Iowa's. It's never become an issue in the larger scheme of things ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 4, 2020

Season's greetings Sunday was Groundhog Day, when the world-famous, weather forecasting, burrowing animal named Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow - ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 31, 2020

Another try on mushrooms And, 2,000 editions at dailyranger.com Enthusiasm for raising mushrooms commercially at the facility in Shoshoni designed and ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 30, 2020

The school buses started rolling into town Thursday afternoon for the Ron Thon Memorial Wrestling Invitational - 45 of them in all. And each one of them is ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 29, 2020

Happy math Hosting the Ron Thon Memorial and other regional events is instant economic development The school buses started rolling into town Thursday ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 29, 2020

MMIW The initials are gaining recognition, as is the complex issue behind them A year or two ago, not many people in Wyoming knew what the initials "MMIW" ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 28, 2020

Wintertime In producing our front-page weather graphic for Sunday, the forecast at the time suggested that a good one-word summary of Monday's weather could ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 19, 2020

SkyWest Airlines made a good, interesting and entertaining first impression as it inaugurated service last week under the operational name United Express. No, ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 17, 2020

Bad news for the broadcast media outlets in Wyoming - and, to a much lesser extent, the newspapers - came yesterday from Liz Cheney. She is not going to run ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 16, 2020

"Wait till you hear this!" blared the cable TV news anchor Wednesday. A tantalizing tease, for sure. It turned out to be the video clip from a moment ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 15, 2020

There's more to the Fremont County jobs market than the simple unemployment rate. Sometimes, in fact, a higher rate can be a good thing. It used to be that ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 14, 2020

The cold season In the midst of a long winter, it can be tempting to get our head of ourselves in looking forward to spring. The truth is, we aren't even ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 12, 2020

Losing passenger air service would have been a demoralizing and economically critical loss for Fremont County. It almost happened in 2016, but it didn't. ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 10, 2020

"What do you do with a general when he stops being a general?" croons Bing Crosby in the fun holiday movie from the 1950s called "White Christmas." Plot ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 9, 2020

The wheels of bureaucracy turn slowly, even in the least populated state in the nation. Often that's a frustrating state of affairs, but in the case of the ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 7, 2020

A fond word now about Ned Case. Ranger readers who didn't know him probably felt they did. His wife, Betty Starks Case, mentions Ned frequently in her ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 7, 2020

Big blow That was quite a wind we had Monday morning in Fremont County. Dare we say it had something of the feel of spring to it? Reporter Katie Roenigk ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 5, 2020

Naming the top 10 stories of a year that has just ended is a relatively easy task, but predicting the big news to come is more complicated. What news might ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Dec 31, 2019

Tuesday notes Last day We have reached the 365th and final day of 2019. That's always a fun and very busy occasion at the local newspaper office. We fill ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Dec 29, 2019

Fatal fires We've had two this month, and the impact is damaging to all of us No news of an accidental death in a community is happy. But something about ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Dec 27, 2019

Would anyone care to get in doing a chess match - or, perhaps, a poker game - with either Mitch McConnell or Nancy Pelosi? The two masters of congressional ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Dec 26, 2019

Holiday adjustments Normally we start the publication week with "Tuesday notes," but Christmas Eve on Tuesday threw assorted monkey wrenches into our ...


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