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Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Dec 3, 2019

It smelled of Atomic Balm applied long ago, with just a touch of old leather, and usually had a stack of Cramer athletic supplies in small cases leaning ...

Randy Tucker
Dec 1, 2019

"There's a ripple effect in all we do. What you do touches me; what I do touches you." It reads like a quote from Henry David Thoreau, but it is not, though ...

Robert H. Peck
Nov 29, 2019

It's a time of year when even the less pie-inclined among us often sit down to enjoy a slice or two. And that is the thing I am most thankful for. Pie at ...


Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 27, 2019

It wasn't my first hostage situation, but you already know that. "We've tied up Jamie, and we're keeping him alive. You have exactly 30-hundred seconds to ...

Randy Tucker
Nov 26, 2019

Every football fan tuned in a couple of weeks back to watch the Browns and Steelers was treated (probably not the best description) to a brutal attack by ...

Randy Tucker
Nov 24, 2019

A recent visit to my primary care physician brought this response from the girl at the front desk. "How are we paying today?" she asked. "We? I guess we'll ...


Robert H. Peck
Nov 22, 2019

Both for my own enjoyment and to block out the sound of neighbors around me, I have headphones for my television set. I live alone, so I know this might ...

By Randy Tucker
Nov 19, 2019

For decades I'd stop by the Wyoming Indian High School tent at the state track meet for lunch and some fun conversation with my friend Chico Her Many Horses of ...

By Randy Tucker
Nov 17, 2019

People can commute on the same train for decades and never acknowledge each other's existence. Similar people live their entire adult lives in high-rise ...


Robert H. Peck
Nov 15, 2019

q In this case, I'm talking about food. If you're a human being, which you probably are, then you need to eat, which you probably have at least a few times ...

Randy Tucker
Nov 12, 2019

Zealots of high school sports, including some parents, sometimes forget that these are just teenagers from small Wyoming towns competing on the biggest stage ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Nov 10, 2019

For those too young to remember Armistice Day, it was Nov. 11 every year in honor of the signing of the Armistice that ended the War to End All Wars on Nov. ...


Betty Starks Case
Nov 7, 2019

So you've heard all you need to know about nuclear waste storage? The innocence of spent fuel rods? If you are interested, as I am and we all should be, ...

By Randy Tucker
Nov 5, 2019

The most-watched video on Hudl.com this week, at least among Wyoming football coaches, is the near upset of unbeaten and top ranked Thunder Basin by their ...


By Randy Tucker
Nov 3, 2019

The magic that can exist between grandfather and grandson is a connection that is being eroded in much of modern American society, but it lives on in the lives ...

Robert H. Peck
Nov 1, 2019

On Sunday, our clocks will fall back by an hour, in the more palatable of the two shifts we make for Daylight Saving Time. Fortunately for all of our brains, ...

Clair McFarland
Oct 31, 2019

If love is in the air, I'm getting a gas mask. I thought I had more time before my sons thought of their female friends in romantic terms, but here it is, ...


Randy Tucker
Oct 29, 2019

The Thunder Basin Bolts "edged" their cross-town rivals, the Campbell County Camels, 51-14 on the last Friday night in September.That should tell you ...

Randy Tucker
Oct 27, 2019

Early in my brief two-year tenure as a technology consultant with the Wyoming State Department of Education. I was called to Cheyenne for an introductory ...

Robert H. Peck
Oct 25, 2019

Let's talk about rice. No, not wild rice, or basmati rice, or brown rice versus white. The rice I want to discuss with you transcends these conversations. ...


Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Oct 22, 2019

A high school quarterback from the northern part of the Big Horn Basin approached a local referee after he was sacked in a recent game. "Hey, he hit me high. ...

By Randy Tucker
Oct 20, 2019

q The new hospital proposed in Riverton probably would improve health care in Lander as well. There is a danger in trapping wildlife - not necessarily ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 17, 2019

All my life, I've been in love with cake. But how can one blame me when I was practically weaned onto the stuff: My dad has a habit of scooping up a baby ...


Robert H. Peck
Oct 17, 2019

It's sweater weather. OK, in Fremont County I understand it's been more like winter coat weather. That's a shame so early in the season, but it also means ...

Randy Tucker
Oct 15, 2019

They're all gone now, many just memories in faded yearbooks. A few have crumbling buildings to remind the dwindling communities they once represented of better ...

By Randy Tucker
Oct 13, 2019

My great aunt and uncle, Sugar and Brooks Jones (yes, their real names) gave us a free week's stay in their resort cottage on a bayou off the L'Anguille River ...


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