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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 ...

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 ...

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 Randy Tucker
Feb 11, 2020

The danger in relying on your own records, rather than searching through newspaper archives, is that sometimes you'll miss a game from long ago -- and it can ...

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 ...

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 ...


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 Randy Tucker
Feb 4, 2020

"He's batting .455 with left-handed runners at second base, two outs, on a field facing south from home plate, on cloudy days with a 5 mph wind out of the ...

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 ...


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 ...

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, ...

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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 Randy Tucker
Jan 28, 2020

Sportswriters usually lead a story with the last second half-court shot that won the game, or the breakaway run as the final gun sounds in a football game with ...

By Randy Tucker
Jan 19, 2020

When I was teaching and coaching in Shoshoni, high school kids sometimes an impression of my friend Harold Bailey. Occasionally a girl, but usually a boy, ...

Robert H. Peck
Jan 17, 2020

If you aren't a birdwatcher, but you know people who are, you may be surprised that this time of year seems to be when your birdwatching acquaintances are most ...


By Randy Tucker
Jan 14, 2020

Just one more week of seemingly endless "tournament" basketball remains until the regular season begins for most area teams. The Lander boys begin their ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 12, 2020

The destination took a bit of effort to locate. Located on a winding side road, off a barely paved private lane that connects to a secondary road in Center ...

Robert H. Peck
Jan 10, 2020

I've been visiting my family here in Wyoming for the past few weeks. That's fortunate not only because I like to see them, but because this can be a lonely ...


By Clair McFarland
Jan 9, 2020

It's not possible to go overboard with winter house-cleaning. While other families tracked the Elf on a Shelf this Christmas, I explained the noxious ways of ...

By Randy Tucker
Jan 7, 2020

I sat down with Wyoming Indian head coach Craig Ferris and his good friend, head coach Craig Lundberg of the Lovell Bulldogs, last Saturday. They are both ...

By Randy Tucker
Jan 5, 2020

It was great while it lasted. Denver Air Connection makes its final flights to Riverton and Sheridan next week after an incredibly successful run to both ...


Robert H. Peck
Jan 3, 2020

On New Year's Day, I took a hike up to the Popo Agie Falls falls above Lander. I'd done it many times before,but never in the winter. It was both wonderful ...

By Randy Tucker
Dec 29, 2019

"I thought, well, there would be other days, but that was the only day." That's my favorite quote from "Field of Dreams." It epitomizes those unnoticed ...

Robert H. Peck
Dec 27, 2019

It's tempting to be let down this time of year. For many of us, the holidays are over (or soon to be), and we have the long, cold months of January and ...


By Clair McFarland
Dec 26, 2019

Riverton, it's been a rough year. 2019 was bookended with the still-unsolved double homicide of Jocelyn Watt and Rudy Perez on its infant side, and the ...

By Randy Tucker
Dec 22, 2019

My brother-in-law Matt has worked for United Parcel Service for 35-plus years. A standing joke of Matt's is that he now works for Amazon. It's a sentiment ...

Robert H. Peck
Dec 20, 2019

It's the most wonderful time of the year, and that means cookies. Be honest with yourself: You know you like a good Christmas cookie, even if you promise you ...


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