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By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Nov 4, 2018

Election Day is Tuesday, and our Fremont County ballot is an interesting one - and we're just talking about the names. There's a Crazy Thunder (a good ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Nov 1, 2018

Thousands of Riverton students went to school, in the various iterations of the building now called the Tonkin Activities Center. But that doesn't mean it ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Nov 1, 2018

It was the wrong opponent at the wrong time Saturday for the Riverton Wolverines at the class 4-A West regional volleyball tournament. Playing for a ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 19, 2018

The Riverton Wolverines are the keepers of the gold again in their annual volleyball rivalry with the Lander Tigers. Riverton claimed the traveling trophy ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 19, 2018

Riverton high school sports fans this season are noticing something. After each game, the students in attendance get together and sing the school song. It ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 18, 2018

Let's have a show of hands. Anyone who doesn't have an unused, unwanted coat, jacket, sweater, winter hat, scarf or pair of gloves taking up space in the ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 17, 2018

One of the smartest things our community ever did was find a way to construct the big multi-purpose arts facility now known as the Robert A. Peck Arts Center. ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 16, 2018

Wintry calling card In terms of the calendar it's still early fall, butSaturday afternoon and evening looked like full-on winter for hours. That was a ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 12, 2018

Casper's Kelly Walsh High School Lady Trojans are regarded as among the best volleyball teams in Wyoming -- perhaps No. 1 -- and they showed the Riverton ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 12, 2018

Things were hopping Wednesday night at Riverton Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 at the public open house for National Fire Prevention Week. The garage bay ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 18, 2018

Hot September Even as the first trees are beginning to turn from summer green to fall gold, the Wind River Basincontinues to be - blessed? afflicted? ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 18, 2018

Part 1 Riverton residents filled every available seat Tuesday at City Hall to hear details about the proposed skilled nursing home for Wyoming veterans to ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jun 17, 2018

Riverton got two wins to open play at the Green River Invitational baseball tournament, which brings American Legion teams from three states to Sweetwater ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 18, 2018

Fremont County residents have learned this month about the State of Wyoming's plans to construct a skilled nursing facility for veterans. State leaders this ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 11, 2018

College golfers with strong Fremont County connections claimed top individual honors at the season-ending Region IX tournament hosted by Central Wyoming ...

 

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 10, 2018

It wouldbe best not to overplay the overnight release of three Americans who had been detained in North Korea -- or to underplay it, either. There were some ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 29, 2018

There seems to be an unhealthy level of what might be called the "if/then" fallacy going around. That's the one in which otherwise level-headed people ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 27, 2018

We're nearing the end of April, which is designated as National Poetry Month. The great poets are to be loved and, if we are honest with ourselves, envied. ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 26, 2018

Three different Ranger reporters have combined over the years to cover the ongoing disagreement and accompanying legal proceedings over whether the City of ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 25, 2018

Last winter a TV show produced by Netflix called "Mindhunter" dramatized the early days of FBI "profiling." That's the practice of using information about the ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 24, 2018

Slowpoke season If spring might be defined as a tug-of-war between winter and summer, this year winter isn't letting the rope slip through its fingers ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 22, 2018

A colorful part of many elections in this country is the isolated voting precinct which takes pride in being the first to report its vote totals. Most famous ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 20, 2018

Sundayis Earth Day, and it brings a movie to mind. One of the famous one-word movie quotes in the history of the American screen comes in "The Graduate," ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 19, 2018

Interested in what happens in Riverton's parks system? The city has a group just for you. Municipal officials announced recently that they plan to form a local ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 18, 2018

American first ladies, the wives of the presidents, tend to be more popular than their husbands. With the arguable exception of Hillary Clinton (her big ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 17, 2018

Wind power Not long ago we wrote about the possibility of natural disasters in Fremont County - not the earthquake and volcano type, but the other ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 15, 2018

If Fremont County's commercial airport had a face, it would be smiling today. TheFederal Aviation Administration has decided to come through with $1 million ...


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