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By Randy Tucker
Feb 16, 2020

I get a bit despondent this time of the year. Maybe I'm not alone, or maybe I just need to suck it up and move on. My friend Bob Davis of Davis Funeral Home ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 16, 2020

"You have the right to remain silent," begins a familiar speech made famous to most Americans through television police dramas. They are the introduction to ...

Robert H. Peck
Feb 14, 2020

If you've ever been on the market for an apartment or rental house, chances are you had certain amenities you were seeking above all others. A bathtub was ...


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 ...

Betty Starks Case
Feb 13, 2020

Isn't love a strange thing? Such an everyday need, crucial to life itself, yet elusive to many. Doesn't it seem we'd be able to get a grip on love one of ...

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 Randy Tucker
Feb 9, 2020

Our three dogs, or rather our "grand dogs," caught the afternoon sun last Tuesday. As I walked by them I noticed a steadily increasing flow of water dripping ...


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 ...

Robert H. Peck
Feb 7, 2020

If you cook, odds are you've looked up recipes in some form -- online, in a cookbook, in your mother's box of recipe cards. Depending on your sources, you may ...

Award winners
Feb 7, 2020

The Ranger participated again this year in the annual Wyoming Press Association awards contest, in which judges from other states assess newspaper reporting, ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 6, 2020

When The Husband turns on the TV, on comes a commercial for the new movie "Birds of Prey," which details the savage aftermath of Harley Quinn's breakup from ...

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 - ...


Randy Tucker
Feb 2, 2020

She was the kind of person who could be in the center of an event and never be noticed. Some people strive for greatness their entire lives and never achieve ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 2, 2020

O come all ye faithful Our annual Super Bowl 'holiday' message, (plus the ever-lengthening poem) Super Bowl Sunday is a national holiday in every way ...

Robert H. Peck
Jan 31, 2020

In 1967, the bald eagle was placed on the endangered species list. America's iconic species, once widespread, was dying out in the contiguous United States, a ...


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 ...

Betty Starks Case
Jan 30, 2020

When did January become "National Closet Cleaning Month?" Maybe when you can find someone to clean it for you? In my case, a willing friend came by and said, ...

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 ...


betty
Jan 29, 2020

When did January become "National Closet Cleaning Month?" Maybe when you can find someone to clean it for you? In my case, a willing friend came by and said, ...

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 Robert H. Peck
Jan 24, 2020

In the great Bill Murray movie "Groundhog Day," Murray plays TV weatherman Phil Collins, cursed to relive the same day of his life over and over. There are ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jan 24, 2020

For years Fremont County residents have been tantalized and, for the most part, encouraged by the potential of the huge Moneta Divide natural gas development. ...


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