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By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 25, 2021

Necessarily, Wednesday's congressional hearing with U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy had a bit of an eyes-glazed-over quality to it. Take it from a ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 24, 2021

The legislative committee that last week made the decision to recommend doing away with local government public notice requirements has made a mistake. If the ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 19, 2021

The driver's seat is a good place to be in an sports conference, and the Riverton Wolverines have just made themselves more comfortable in it. Already having ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 19, 2021

Riverton High School's newly announced Certified Nursing Assistant program -- perhaps "revived" is the better descriptor -- is a welcome and positive addition to ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 18, 2021

The cold-weather emergency in Texas is more than a typical case of warm-weather residents shivering when the temperature drops into the 40s. What's happening ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 17, 2021

When times are tough, there always are people ready, willing and planning to make them tougher. Worse, one of the ways they often try to do it is undermining ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 16, 2021

Shiver our timbers We're shivering through our longest period of cold weather of the season. After week of mild winter conditions, this is the real deal. ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 11, 2021

All of Wyoming takes encouragement from the decrease in new coronavirus infections. It is evident nationwide, across the state, and here in Fremont ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 10, 2021

Another presidential impeachment trial has started Tuesday in the Senate. Opening arguments in the second trial of Donald Trump, now the former president, were ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 9, 2021

Tuesday notes Chilled It's taken a good long while for what Fremont County residents would call "real winter" to arrive in earnest -- but we've got it now. ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 28, 2021

President Biden has signed a flurry of executive orders in his first few days in office. Day after day, he has been sitting at a desk with a big stack of ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 27, 2021

School District 25 in Riverton isn't necessarily trying to get teachers and staff to resign or retire. The district just wants to know as soon as possible ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 17, 2021

For a variety of reasons, frustration and confusion exist among the Fremont County public concerning how, when, and where to receive the coronavirus vaccine. ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 13, 2021

The President of the United States appears headed for a second impeachment during his only four-year term in office, and Wyoming, unexpectedly, finds itself ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 12, 2021

Flocked This time of year virtually no one would claim truly to enjoy cold mid-winter temperatures and 15-hour nights, but one of the characteristics of our ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 7, 2021

Our nation witnessed an experiment in mob rule Wednesday. A horde of goons stormed the United States Capitol while the U.S. House and Senate were in session ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 3, 2021

Perhaps it's not true that everybody is an expert on something, but it is true that everything has an expert. That means there actually are experts on the ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Dec 30, 2020

Shipments of the two approved coronavirus vaccines are making their way to Wyoming, but the numbers are pretty small. That's partly because we are a ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Dec 29, 2020

Holiday housekeeping Your daily newspaper staff appreciates the rare three-day Christmas weekend. We pulled it off by publishing on Monday last week, the ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Dec 27, 2020

Who wrote the best-known poem by an America? We don't mean to start an argument here, but for our money the answer is Clement C. Moore. And one of the things ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Dec 10, 2020

President-elect Joseph Biden said before the election that he would be bound and determined to nominate cabinet officers and appoint senior administration ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Dec 9, 2020

Chuck Yeager is dead, and he is receiving admiring and affectionate tributes around the country. He earned them. The world-renowned test pilot, who decided ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Dec 8, 2020

Mild Christmas Mother Nature's mild run-up to Christmas continues. Day after day, we experience calm, stable weather -- very cold in the mornings but sunny ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Dec 6, 2020

Our 68th Christmas edition is near, so write in by Dec. 18 Santa Claus reads the local newspaper. It's true. He's a subscriber. It's a lifetime ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Dec 1, 2020

Holiday housekeeping First up, your daily newspaper staff appreciated the day off last Thursday. It gave our hard-working bunch a chance to observe ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Nov 29, 2020

Eight years into important discussions about how county and municipal law enforcement in Fremont County might find ways to cooperate with Wind River Indian ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Nov 22, 2020

The Wyoming Supreme Court carries a lot of clout in our state, and it exercised some of it last week. Due to the spiraling coronavirus upturn in Wyoming there ...


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