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Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 18, 2019

It's hard to know how literally to take Donald Trump's remark that the U.S. is "locked and loaded" in light of the drone aircraft strikes that knocked out a ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 17, 2019

Leafy show Fremont County is not New England or the Hudson River Valley when it comes to colorful fall leaves, but there is some beautiful turning-leaf ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 15, 2019

Fremont County has weed and pest issues. We've been a West Nile virus "leader," if that's the right word to use, for more than a decade, and now the fogging ...


Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 13, 2019

For all the talk about how Thursday night's Democratic presidential primary debate was going to be different because only 10 candidates had qualified, under ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 12, 2019

The University of Wyoming's Western Thunder Marching Band demonstrated two things Friday night in its appearance at Wolverine Field during the Riverton-Cody ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 11, 2019

The somber occasion of Sept. 11 in modern America might not seem the perfect time to talk about an old-time songwriter, but we'll risk it. On a rainy day that ...


Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 10, 2019

A powerful show What a difference a week makes. Coming out of Labor Day weekend, Fremont County had experienced what appears to have been its hottest ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 8, 2019

Fremont County's air service clarified further during the week when SkyWest airlines announced that local air passengers now could begin buying tickets from ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 6, 2019

Had there been the statewide and national interest in preserving the uranium mining industry as there now is in the state's struggling coal industry, Fremont ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 5, 2019

Years of concentrated spraying for mosquitoes in the "gridded" areas of Riverton and Lander has demonstrated the effectiveness of the practice in limiting West ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 5, 2019

Years of concentrated spraying for mosquitoes in the "gridded" areas of Riverton and Lander has demonstrated the effectiveness of the practice in limiting West ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 1, 2019

What makes you you? What makes us us? What are the key, lasting, immediately identifiable and recognizable characteristics of you and your life that identify ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Aug 29, 2019

We're still more than four months away from the election year dawning on the calendar, but there is a bit of electoral injury growing day by day as U.S. Rep. ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Aug 28, 2019

Many years have passed since some Riverton leaders first broached the idea of constructing, on the west side of Riverton City Park, a small rock mountain with ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Aug 25, 2019

Adding a new class to the Central Wyoming College curriculum is a significant undertaking. The college has done that many times through the years. Adding an ...


Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Aug 23, 2019

End of the road for 'Doonesbury' After five years of re-runs, today is its last day in The Ranger In the past hundred years there have been thousands of ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Aug 22, 2019

In the debate that flares briefly following the latest gunshot massacre in this country before dissipating again, it's become commonplace to blame the ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Aug 21, 2019

There's nothing glamorous about the work the Riverton Medical District has been doing in trying to get a new hospital built - but the ownership structure alone ...


Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Aug 20, 2019

Heatwave The second half of August will never be mistaken for a cool time of year, but this kind of heat is rare. One of the weather services we use at The ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Aug 18, 2019

Interstate 80 is not in Fremont County, but virtually every driver here has traveled it. Whether driving to Laramie for a Cowboys football game, to Cheyenne ...

By Steven R. Peck Publisher
Aug 15, 2019

It's Aug. 15, an important date in local history. In Riverton's case, in fact, it could said it's the most important. This is the date when, in 1906, a land ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Aug 14, 2019

If the Riverton Medical District succeeds in getting a new from-the-ground-up hospital built, the most vital ingredient in the initiative will be ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Aug 11, 2019

Summer signposts We have checked off a good number of our standard summertime milestones -- end of school, Memorial Day, solstice, Fourth of July, Riverton ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Aug 11, 2019

Our weekly "The Way It Was" feature in last Sunday's paper told about the Fremont County Fair from 60 years ago. A lot of money had been spent that finishing ...


By Steven R. Peck Publisher
Aug 8, 2019

A great writer is dead. In one respect it is a comfortless tragedy for American culture. In another, there is the consolation that this peculiar, almost ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Aug 7, 2019

Sports Illustrated magazine once published a piece about proolfers which could apply to the Wyoming economy. The premise of the story was that some golfers ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Aug 6, 2019

'Frunday' this week A bit of newspaper housekeeping to begin: The Ranger will combine its Friday and Sunday editions into a so-called "Frunday" paper to be ...


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