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Rusty Wuertz
May 14, 2022

Over the course of the previous week, there was a handful of events in Fremont County. Having trouble picking between the wide variety of fundraisers and ...

Shawn O’Brate
May 7, 2022

[Warning: Major Spoilers ahead for WandaVision, Avengers: Infinity War & Avengers: Endgame] The continuation of the vast Marvel cinematic universe has had ...

Trena Eiden
Apr 27, 2022

I just read a scientific study regarding stress and in the very first sentence was amazed to find that you can eat to be calm. God bless those scientists, I ...


By Ernie Over WyoToday
Apr 13, 2022

The recent high winds across the county resulted in something I haven't seen for a while. Whitecaps in my 75-gallon stock tank out in the pasture. That was ...

Shawn O’Brate
Apr 12, 2022

Michael Bay's newest film "Ambulance" made its debut in the newly reopened Acme theater this weekend and while it was a high-octane, non-stop thrill ...

Robert Stover
Apr 5, 2022

Well as they say, there's a first time for everything. In my thirty years of working here at the paper I would have never thought or even attempted to write ...


Jeff Rebitski Staff Writer
Mar 25, 2022

Jeff Rebitski, a three year resident of Riverton made this community his own after leaving Alaska where he spent 4 years in the wild, as a school principal in ...

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Mar 23, 2022

Many expenses in life are unpredictable. But there are two things you know you'll have to pay for: medical bills and retirement. You'll probably need to ...

By Trena Eiden, Guest Columnist
Mar 16, 2022

You don't know me and my children would tell you you're better for it. Those cheeky offspring are a petroleum engineer, a doctor, a chemical engineer and a ...


By Ron Howard, Guest Columnist
Mar 11, 2022

Several local young Natives have had parts in television shows and movies around the western US recently. I think that is fantastic and I hope it continues. ...

Ernie Over, Staff Writer
Mar 2, 2022

There have been a lot of changes in the 15-plus years since my last column in this newspaper. It's good to be back. So, what's changed? Nearly everything. ...

By Jeff Hammer, Guest Columnist
Feb 24, 2022

For the past several years, my wife and I have purchased Wyoming State Park and Historic and Archeological Sites yearly passes for both entrance fees and ...


Facts and Equal Opinions
Feb 23, 2022

My old History teacher, Norman Dickinson, once told me to try and get facts from all points of view and put them together to get a more accurate observation of ...

By Wayne Dick Columnist
Feb 16, 2022

I was glad to see Darlene Dahlin's letter to the editor in the Ranger. It told me that she takes an interest in things that affect not only herself but ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 5, 2022

It's encouraging to see the Wyoming Legislature, at least at the committee level, digging into issues related to Title 25, mental health laws, and the ...


By Randy Tucker
Nov 14, 2021

Hope and despair are sister emotions, largely dependent on how we view a situation. I'm not quite ready to join the polyanna culture of the 1970s with those ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Nov 14, 2021

Remember last year, when there was so much oil on the global marketplace, at precisely the same time demand for petroleum products was shrinking amid the ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Nov 12, 2021

In our data hungry society, there are those who watch the daily changes in coronavirus vaccine percentages with something best described as intensity, if not ...


Robert H. Peck
Nov 12, 2021

Cooler weather is about more than just the sweaters. True, we do hear a lot about sweater weather in the fall --how it gets colder, but how in some ways ...

By Randy Tucker
Nov 7, 2021

The transcontinental railroad was the signature engineering achievement of the 19th century, at least in America. The Suez Canal, completed by the French also ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Nov 7, 2021

Newspaper publishers, editors and reporters with any common sense (and we know that's only some of them) never believed for a second that the portion of the ...


By Randy Tucker
Oct 31, 2021

Bookends and goal posts: Both metaphors for life depending on your background. Halloween 2021 marks one of these as a set point in my life. Looking back 40 ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 31, 2021

Suppose somebody ran the same red light three days in a row, causing pedestrians crossing the street to dive for cover, other cars to swerve onto the sidewalks ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 19, 2021

Tuesday notes Pack it on No one minded last week's season-opening snowstorm all that much, because it moved through quickly, leaving our populated areas ...


By Randy Tucker
Oct 17, 2021

Gold eagles are impressive on the base or post commander's collar. All those scrambled egg designs look great on the cap of the captain in commanding the ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 17, 2021

Tribes and the WBC Biz council grants must be available to the tribes, and the Legislature must see to it There's not much point anymorein asking how ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 15, 2021

Around the nation, October is recognized as the month both to remind the public about the basic principles and practices of fire safety, and to recognize ...


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