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Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 19, 2019

The 28-page graduation edition that was in Wednesday's paper was full of the names and faces of our Fremont County high school and community college ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 16, 2019

Riverton's flowering crabapple trees are a community treasure. This is the time of year when everyone shares in it. It's also the time of year when the ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 15, 2019

People who follow news about the economy have come to understand that an unemployment rate can fall for good reasons and not-so-good reasons. It used to be ...


Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 14, 2019

'Frunday' paper We begin the second full week of May with a bit of newspaper housekeeping: The Ranger plans to combine its Friday and Sunday editions this ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 12, 2019

Every creature on Earth has, or had, a mother. We are the only ones who can talk to our mothers about their lives. This is the day to do it. As a species, we ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 9, 2019

Here in the newspaper office, we think any election is interesting, but the one Wyoming will conduct next year became even more so over the weekend with the ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 8, 2019

In the full version of Tuesday's front page story by staff writer Samone Yuen about financial cutbacks being made by the Northern Arapaho Tribe in its ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 7, 2019

May days We had more than enough April showers to encourage the blooming of the proverbial May flowers. After this brief period of cool and damp weather to ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 5, 2019

Dutifully, we reported the bare facts and figures compiled by the State of Wyoming's chief economist regarding Fremont County high school student scores on the ...


Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 3, 2019

Last week's financial aid and scholarship reception at Central Wyoming College was a nice event in and of itself, with tables, food, video presentations, ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 2, 2019

ment of the Tonkin Activities Center property by School District 25 in Riverton. After reviewing local options proposed by the school district to free itself ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 1, 2019

For decades Venezuela was one of our western hemisphere's determined democracies, if not always a well-oiled machine. Importantly, the nation became an ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 1, 2019

Fremont County had the lowest composite ACT score in the state last year - and the highest average per-student public education operating costs. In the ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 28, 2019

Which month? A long-gone meteorologist at the weather service office who helped us with weather news for many years used to describe unseasonably cold patches ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 28, 2019

If ever there were a state program that needed a positive turnaround, it's the Governor's Tribal Liaison office. Wyoming learned this week that the Eastern ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 25, 2019

A bold sign of changing times in America has to do with today's announcement by Joe Biden that he's running for President of United States. No, there's ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 24, 2019

Planners looking at ways to manage and maintain traffic and roadways in west Riverton now, apparently, are giving more serious consideration to adding a full ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 23, 2019

More than an April shower That was one big, long, wet storm Fremont County endured Sunday and Monday. If it had arrived a couple of months ago, we probably ...


Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 21, 2019

As residents of Fremont County, what do we make of the new state report showing us to have the highest poverty rate and the highest percentage of food-stamp ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 18, 2019

Americans who are interested in what special counsel Robert Mueller and his investigative team actually learned in their two-year probe of the Trump ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 17, 2019

the finer things of life, and civilized citizens around the world reacted together in shock at the devastating fire Monday at the world-famous, nearly ...


Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 16, 2019

No changes First, a bit of newspaper non-housekeeping: The coming Easter weekend will not affect the Ranger's normal publication schedule. We will ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 14, 2019

When a business struggles, it isn't necessarily because of big-ticket screw-ups. Sometimes a business can be nickel-and-dimed into peril or even failure. A ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 12, 2019

"The reader of poetry is a kind of pilgrim setting out," wrote the poet and author Edward Hirsch. "To read a poem is to depart from the familiar, to leave all ...


Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 11, 2019

The Fremont County Coroner's inquest Friday into theJan. 10shooting by law-enforcement officers of Nicholas Garcia of Riverton was an unusual and interesting ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 9, 2019

Two papers in one First, we appreciate readers' patience as we published our unusual "Frunday" paper last week, combining the Friday and Sunday editions into ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 4, 2019

The Lander City Council and the Fremont County Commission have made a good, sensible move in deciding to contribute to another year of minimal revenue ...


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