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One more time around

Graduation is set for this weekend, a time for our seniors to reflect on memories made over the past 12 years and look forward at what’s to come....

 

Springtime in Wyoming

We’re dealing with typical “Springtime in Wyoming,” with 80 degrees for two days, rain for three or four, and then the threat of snow before its...

 

Spruce up Thermopolis

We’re nearing the middle of May with tourist season right around the corner. The Town of Thermopolis has proclaimed May 22-25 our Spring Clean-up,...

 
 By Hub Whitt    Opinion    May 11, 2017

Explore the option of alternative route

I wish to comment on your article in the latest edition of the IR. I believe reports are spot on, as far as what is going on, and what will continue...

 
 By Richard Miller    Opinion    May 11, 2017

Value in senior center, library

I can’t speak for all senior citizens, but I think many would agree that the two services we most value are those of the senior center and the...

 
 By Mark Dykes    Opinion    May 11, 2017

The end is in sight

We’re officially within two weeks before graduation — 10 days to be exact — and there’s a...

 

Eyes on the road

Unless you’ve sworn off any type of media this past week, you’re well aware of the impact the recent moisture has had on Wind River Canyon and...

 
 By Cindy Glasson    Opinion    May 4, 2017

Hide and Seek

I am always amazed at how smart animals really are. For instance, elephant mommies will stay with th...

 

Get out and enjoy a busy May

The month of May is nearly upon us and with it comes a lot of activities that will keep both parents and students very busy. Actually, it can keep...

 
 By Mark Dykes    Opinion    April 27, 2017

First big step

This weekend, I had the fortunate chance to be part of history in Thermopolis as I attended the...

 

Keep an eye out for opportunities

Next month, Thermopolis will host a hospitality workshop conducted by Ginny Garner. Described as instruction in intensive hospitality, the workshop...

 

Hospital tax explanation prompts questions

Last week’s letter to the editor from Bill Williams about the “Special Use Tax” or “1% Additional Sales Tax” was informative, yet it raises...

 

Going home with both feet

by Rex Clothier “How much do you love me?!” Not having been asked that by any doctor before, but detecting good news arriving, I responded with...

 

Plenty to do this weekend

As we come to the end of this Holy Week, you will be able to find a complete listing of services available at each of our local churches on the front...

 

Special Purpose Tax explained

Regarding the “Our View” published in the April 6, 2017 edition of the IR on the opinion page, anyone who thinks the “sales tax” might...

 
 By Mark Dykes    Opinion    April 13, 2017

Celebrate the new

Easter weekend is here once again, and the holiday means different things to different people....

 

Tax season's here again

The annual April 15 deadline to have your taxes in is approaching quickly. Those who were able to get theirs done early have likely seen their...

 

Spring brings new life

Along with flowers and green grass, spring brings with it new babies of all shapes and sizes. There’s nothing like driving past a field and seeing...

 

Firestorm of 'what-ifs'

Everyone has their favorite memories from school, whether it was Friday night football games or the halftime show, wrestling trips, wood shop or...

 

The pursuit of happiness

It’s hard to believe March is nearing its end, though I’m sure I said the same thing about February, January, 2016 and all the years leading back...

 

The wheels are turning

Among the biggest topics of discussion within the past week has certainly been the trial of Matthew Schwan, evidenced by the number of people attendin...

 

Public notices are for your protection

The public notices that run in this newspaper are placed there, by law, primarily for your protection. Back when the states decided to adjudicate...

 

Why do we spend so much on education?

There have been many questions about education spending in Wyoming and the cuts being made by our legislature. There are many in the legislature that...

 

Chapter 6 satirically

They began trying to find a ground of accusation against Judge Neely in regard to government affairs; but they could find no ground of accusation...

 
 By Mark Dykes    Opinion    March 16, 2017

Dealing with the lag

This past weekend saw the start of Daylight Savings Time here in the majority of the United States....

 

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