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By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 16, 2019

Less than broiling We caught a break Saturday from Mother Nature on the first big day of Riverton Rendezvous events. By no means was it unseasonably cool, ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 14, 2019

In Fremont County, our assessed valuation -- the tax base, in other words -- is about $300 million less than it was 10 years ago, as much as one-third below its ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 10, 2019

We have just passed a July date from history that we celebrate as a major holiday. But the Fourth of July has virtually nothing to do with Wyoming. But ...


Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 10, 2019

Hot Notes/Thundering Nites The familiar summertime Fremont County weather pattern that includes the off-spoken phrase "afternoon and evening thunderstorms" ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 7, 2019

Anyone who thought that the crowded field of Republican primary candidates for years ago was a bizarre spectacle must have been flabbergasted by the site of 20 ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 5, 2019

The facts, figures, and anecdotes are being collected and discussed about the city of Riverton's first legal-fireworks Fourth of July in decades. Anyone who ...


Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 3, 2019

Here is an information tidbit that might catch some people by surprise: The most dangerous month of the year for automobile accidents involving drunk driving ...

Steve Peck, Publisher
Jul 2, 2019

All-summer month July is here, and it has arrived in top form so far. No brutally hot days are in the forecast for a while yet, and we are left in these ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jun 27, 2019

Gerrymandering is OK The Supreme Court has ruled, but it's never going to be an issue in Wyoming The nation learned Thursday morning of the United States ...


Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jun 23, 2019

As news headlines accumulate about which local governments are and are not signing on to join the big multi-district legal proceedings against the ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jun 20, 2019

Let's get something out of the way from the start: Gerald Uden is trying one of the oldest tricks in the book. Years after coming clean about murdering his ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jun 18, 2019

Buckets Our rainy 2019 continues, as much of Fremont County was soaked by driving rain storms again as the new week began. We are in the time of year when ...


Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jun 13, 2019

It's doubtful whether anyone was astonished by staff writer Clair McFarland's statistical analysis of a month's worth of service calls answered by the Riverton ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jun 12, 2019

Jon Stewart for some years was host of the innovative, smart and very funny political comedy/talk TV program called "The Daily Show." The pace was grueling, ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jun 11, 2019

Full to the brim The Little Wind River is as high as it can get without starting to cause real problems. And those might come any time now. Water already is ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jun 9, 2019

Personnel shortages and tight finances are meeting at an uncomfortable place in the Fremont County Public Health Nurses Office. In recent days we've reported ...

By Steven R. Peck Publisher
Jun 7, 2019

If you've ever participated in an Adopt-A-Highway program -- or simply picked up the mess along your own property if there's a road nearby -- then you probably ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jun 6, 2019

The Ranger was the first Wyoming newspaper to become a member of the Associated Press. It's a distinction we're proud of, particularly today. In conjunction ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jun 5, 2019

Along comes The Ranger's Mining and Energy Edition for the 64th consecutive year. We first did this in 1956, and it's been an annual rite of late spring for ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jun 4, 2019

That's million, not billion Let's call it the wishful-thinking typographical error of the year. Friday's headline about the Fremont County Assessor's new ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jun 2, 2019

Customary in today's high school graduation routine is the selection of a class motto. With Fremont County's graduation season finally complete (first ceremony ...


Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 30, 2019

Legend has it that George Harrison, the lead guitarist for the Beatles, was so sick and tired of the squabbling over money and control between bandmates John ...

Steve Peck, Publisher
May 29, 2019

Robert Mueller did something Wednesday morning that many people have been hoping he would do for a long time now. He stood at a lectern, spoke into a ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 28, 2019

Tuesday notes Important message Our confidential and highly sensitive Ranger new sources have shared the contents of an important and sensitive message ...


Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 23, 2019

Kevin Frederick, the top official from the Department of Environmental Quality present at Monday night's public hearing in Riverton about the Moneta Divide ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 22, 2019

With absolutely no disrespect intended, at the beginning of the high school soccer season neither the Riverton High School boys or girls team would have been ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 21, 2019

June is near? Quick -- somebody e-mail Mother Nature. She must be standing on her head or something. We aren't supposed to be having a week of cloudy, cold, ...


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