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Articles from the February 23, 2017 edition

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 By Mark Dykes    News    February 23, 2017

Town council approves overage split

Tuesday evening, Thermopolis Town Council approved a motion to split overages, with the one percent...

 

Devastated

Emma Lea looks over the fire damage that ruined her childhood home and destroyed a lifetime of... Full story

 

Winters discusses concealed carry in schools

State Representative Nathan Winters began his first day back after the President’s Day Holiday in...

 

Branin land use change request tabled

Hot Springs County’s Land Use Planning Commission met last week to consider a land use change from...

 

Airport re-use meeting Monday

The first of two public meetings regarding the Hot Springs County-Thermopolis Municipal Airport re-use study has been scheduled for Monday, Feb. 27...

 

On the Record Feb. 23

On the Record policy It is the Independent Record’s policy that all people arrested or cited under the “Accidents,” “Sheriff’s office” or...

 
 By Mark Dykes    News    February 23, 2017

Vehicle vandalism under investigation

This past week saw multiple reports of items stolen from vehicles, as well as a number of vandalism...

 
 By Mark Dykes    News    February 23, 2017

Joint Powers Board selects land for discovery center

Thursday afternoon, the Big Horn Basin Nature and Discovery Center Joint Powers Board scouted a coup...

 

Senior center hosts driver safety program

In 1979, AARP founded “55 Alive” to help keep older drivers independent, safe and confident whil...

 

Cinnamon roll orders being taken

The Hot Springs County Senior Citizens Center is currently taking orders for cinnamon rolls....

 

Firemen honored

The Thermopolis Volunteer Firemen held their annual banquet on Saturday night, prior to the...

 

Seedling sale going on through April

In the depths of winter we all dream of spring and the renewal it brings, flowers and trees and warmer weather. That makes this the perfect time to...

 

There to answer the call

This past weekend saw members of the Thermopolis Volunteer Fire Department enjoying themselves during their annual ball and banquet, Saturday evening...

 

Dessert every night

We all have childhood memories we cherish and sometimes a certain smell, a particular song or even...

 

Medicare voucher system would take health care in the wrong direction

Proposals to turn Medicare into a voucher system would take health care in precisely the wrong direction – pushing up costs for current and future...

 

Keeping children a priority in Wyoming

It is difficult to read many of the facts below specific to Hot Springs County Schools, unless you realize what we may lose as a community.  Can we l...

 

Marcial 'Scott' Martinez

Marcial "Scott" Martinez, 41, passed away on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Scott was born on Sept. 8, 1975,... Full story

 

Larry Gureski

Larry Edward Gureski, 55, passed away suddenly Feb. 14, 2017, at his father’s residence in Shoshoni. Born October 3, 1961, in Thermopolis, Wyo., he... Full story

 

Duane Manfull

Duane G. Manfull, 88, passed away on February 5, 2017, in Laramie, Wyo. He was born July 23, 1928,... Full story

 

Edward Mudge Jr.

Edward William Mudge Jr., 85, of Thermopolis, passed away on Feb. 5, 2017. A visitation will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27 at the... Full story

 

Men's banquet

Risen Son Southern Baptist Church held their annual Men's Outdoorsman Banquet Saturday, providing...

 
 By Mark Dykes    News    February 23, 2017

Travel and Tourism board discusses event funding

Tuesday afternoon, the Hot Springs Travel and Tourism Board passed a motion with regard to the...

 

Commissioners considering short term rentals during eclipse

The Hot Springs County Commissioners are considering a draft resolution that would be in effect...

 
 By Mark Dykes    News    February 23, 2017

Unearthed

Tuesday at the former Kwik Mart location, gas tanks are dug up and removed. Though the business...

 

Snowmelt forecast predicts increase

According to the February snowmelt forecast for the Bighorn River Basin, issued by the Bureau of Reclamation, Boysen Reservoir could see an inflow of...

 

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