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By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 10, 2018

With the Riverton City Council's final approval on requested zoning changes, the stage is now set for the Eastern Shoshone Tribe to proceed on its planned ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 9, 2018

Cold vs. cold Yes, it's been a cold beginning to the new year, but not nearly so cold as 2017 was. One of the features of our daily weather report on ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 7, 2018

Under the advisement of the Fremont Air Service Taskforce, a volunteer group chaired by a Lander resident, the Riverton City Council made a confident, informed ...


By Robert H. Peck
Jan 5, 2018

Cabin fever is a problem this time of year. Bitter cold, holidays done, not much in the world to look forward to until spring for many of us, but we still ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 2, 2018

News in review, take 2 As many readers have noticed, we had a bit of a snafu inSunday'sedition regarding the 12-month chronology of 2017 in review. ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Dec 26, 2017

Christmas Day Your daily newspaper staff appreciated the day offon Monday. The convenience stores have worked Christmas for many years, and these days ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Dec 19, 2017

Show's over We are lucky to have passed mid-December without yet experiencing a bona fide, unarguable, extended period of cold weather. No, what we've been ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Dec 17, 2017

During the 1979 and 1980 legislative sessions in Cheyenne, a group of students of traveled over the hill from Laramie periodically, hoping to garner support ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Dec 14, 2017

The decision by SkyWest airlines to make a bid for service at Riverton Regional Airport is a good sign for Fremont County - even if nothing comes of ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Dec 13, 2017

Would Wyoming have elected Roy Moore? Now that the special election in Alabama is over, with that bright red state choosing a Democrat by a tiny margin over a ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Dec 12, 2017

Just fine, thanks December finally asserted itself, weather-wise, last week, but things could be so much worse than they are. We had some single-digit ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Dec 10, 2017

Santa Claus was one of our first subscribers. And this is the time year he really notices what's in the paper. An enduring newspaper tradition in Fremont ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Dec 8, 2017

The announcement last month that WyoTech, the Laramie-based vocational training center, is closing in 2018, creates an immediate shortage of available ...

By Carl Manning
Dec 7, 2017

In Fremont County we all woke up to a dusting of snow on Monday morning. Not much, just a reminder that there will be a winter -- so be ready. As I looked ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Dec 6, 2017

Is it still hard to believe that Congress has dillied, dallied and dinked around again to the point thaton Fridaythe U.S. government faces another shutdown ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Dec 3, 2017

In reporter Dan Bendtsen's recent front-page news story about the aging and, reportedly, unreliable fleet of ambulances owned by Fremont County but operated ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Nov 28, 2017

Brave November Heading into the last couple of days of November, the 11th month of the year has done a near-perfect job of keeping winter at bay ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Nov 24, 2017

This year's early Thanksgiving provides a longer-than-typical holiday season, at least by conventional standards. For many purposes, both personal and ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Nov 19, 2017

At the very time election procedures, election participation and, to an extent, election outcomes are under scrutiny because of voting procedures, those ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Nov 17, 2017

Michael Higgs brought some news to those in attendance at a recent Quilts of Valor ceremony in Riverton, where U.S. military veterans are presented with quilts ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Nov 16, 2017

If someone called The Ranger office in the vicinity of 1968 there was a possibility that the young man answering the phone would greet the caller by saying ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Nov 14, 2017

Dutiful November We're halfway through November now, and so far winter is being kept at bay. The Old Man is dipping his toe into the pool but so far ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017

"We have shared the incommunicable experience of war, we have felt, we still feel, the passion of life to its top. In our youth our hearts were touched with ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Nov 12, 2017

Central Wyoming College is suggesting that it play a larger role in local economic development operations. Trustees talked it over during a public board ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Nov 10, 2017

One year ago today I was preparing for a night when I wouldn't sleep. Not for one second. I was lying in a hospital bed, three days after having a heart ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Nov 9, 2017

A week or two ago, we used the space to encourage Fremont County residents to participate in the local Coats for Folks project. It's a simple idea - find ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Nov 5, 2017

q That's Las Vegas, and those long reds are there for a reason. The average American will spend 142 days of life waiting for a red light to turn green. It ...


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