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By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Nov 10, 2019

In its infancy this fall is discussion about asking Fremont County voters to approve a small sales tax for the benefit of the Wind River Transportation ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Nov 8, 2019

Editor's note: Wath Tuesday' Ranger and dailyranger.com for information on how to contribute to the Griffin monument reward fund. ======== A memorial to ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Nov 7, 2019

A few dozen hearty Wyoming souls stood outside on a chilly, breezy November morning in Riverton to watch a ceremonial ribbon get snipped with a pair of ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Nov 5, 2019

Autumn returns Our odd period of mid-winter weather that arrived before Halloween seems to be over for the time being. Conditions over the weekend and into ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Nov 3, 2019

A notable non-baseball moment from the just-completed World Series came last week when Donald Trump made an appearance at the first of the baseball ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Nov 1, 2019

For the first time in more than a decade Riverton's downtown trick-or-treat activity didn't happen on Halloween Never fear, organized Halloween remains alive ...


A villain, but a no-name
Oct 31, 2019

By now everyone has heard that the man recognized in the past as the top commander of the violent extremist group Islamic state, known both as ISIS and simply ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 30, 2019

Riverton's downtown trick-or-treating event is not being held this year, meaning there probably will be more you goblins and ghosts in residential ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 29, 2019

Too much, too soon A second jolt of Arctic air in October is plunging us into mid-winter conditions well before we're ready. Where did you hang that winter ...


Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 27, 2019

A few days ago, those of us who spend our time sitting in newsrooms with a police scanner squawking in the background listened to a not-so-unusual incident ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 25, 2019

A few years ago a man found his 15 minutes of fame in the national spotlight by circulating a petition against any form of new taxation and demanding that ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 23, 2019

Circular traffic control The 'roundabout' is being discussed as a future possibility, not a current necessity If you've never experienced a traffic ...


Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 22, 2019

Quick We are experiencing what writers from earlier generations might have referred to as the "quickening of the season." Here in the final full week of ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 20, 2019

No doubt it came as a surprise, perhaps even a shock, recently when residents learned that the bubonic plague had been detected in Fremont County. To most of ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 17, 2019

If city-sponsored recycling in Riverton comes to an end, residents will have no one to blame but themselves. Years ago the city agreed to establish a ...


Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 16, 2019

Impeachment on stage Tuesday debate was first amid the Trump inquiry A big difference between Tuesday night's Democratic presidential primary debate and ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 15, 2019

Tuesday notes Frunday paper this week First up, some newspaper housekeeping. For the first time since August, we are planning a combined Friday-Sunday ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 13, 2019

A recent visit to the newspaper archives revealed a photograph from more than a half-century back, showing a fire at a prominent building locally. There were ...


Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 11, 2019

Some years we make a bigger deal of it than other years. We have a big book of old Rangers from 1953 that included a four-pace special edition during National ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 10, 2019

Donald Trump raised eyebrows and hackles late Sunday when, perhaps to try to divert attention from the widening impeachment inquiry that is not making him look ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 10, 2019

There have been lots of close football games between archrivals Riverton and Lander since the two began playing annually (and sometimes twice a year) shortly ...


Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 8, 2019

Fine fall October has delivered the goods so far. Often credited as the month capable of bringing the finest weather of our year, the 10th month of 2019 ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 6, 2019

Wyoming lawmakers are falling prey to one of the great temptations in all the state government again this fall. They are trying to tweak the Hathaway ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 4, 2019

Some citizens of our community, understandably, are impatient to receive more official information regarding the Sept. 21 shooting death of Anderson Antelope ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 3, 2019

By necessity, the presidential impeachment inquiry launched by the U.S. House of Representatives cannot be, and will not be, an abbreviated process. Don't look ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 2, 2019

Emerging in recent election cycles in Wyoming is the political candidate who runs for statewide office despite not being a resident of the state. It's ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 1, 2019

Pure autumn October begins, one of two all-fall months. When it is good, October it is very, very good; a fun month for community and school activities, a ...


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