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Coming together for the holidays

The holiday season is one that reminds us of gathering together to celebrate, and what better example of that spirit than this past weekend....

 
 By Mike Pierce    Opinion    December 14, 2017 

Help a child by giving this Christmas

This Christmas gift-giving season is winding down (less than two weeks before Christmas). The economy is finally improving, and the spirit of the...

 

Nativity scenes were marvelous

What an honor and privilege to see the display of Nativity scenes as the Community Church welcomed the viewing public to this marvelous collections....

 

Keeping the holidays busy

This time of year, it seems, just naturally comes with plenty of bustling activity. Whether it’s shopping for all of the people on your holiday...

 

Remembering Pearl Harbor

The governor of the great state of Wyoming, Matthew H. Mead, has proclaimed that Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 be designated as Pearl Harbor Remembrance...

 

Pride in our talented Bobcats

I am perpetually amazed at the talent that abounds in the children of Thermopolis. Not just amazed,...

 

Take time to take care of yourself

With the Holidays upon us these next few weeks will be filled with Christmas parties, lots of delicious goodies, concerts, craft fairs, celebrations,...

 

May the snow come, and leave, quickly

With the unseasonably warm weather we’ve been having recently, it’s left plenty of opportunity...

 

Community attitude

Occasionally thoughts more profound than, “What’s for dinner?” and , “Are you washing clothes tomorrow?” cross my mind. I visualize happenin...

 

Keep it local

You might be reading this while waiting for all of the Thanksgiving food to finish cooking, or you may have already had your fill and want something t...

 

Songs bring back memories

The other day while working out, my attention was suddenly focused on an oldie/goldie, “Donna”, that brought into my memory the picture of a...

 

Be thankful on Thanksgiving

There are certain times of the year when one reflects on the past, and for me, Thanksgiving is one...

 

Thank you for honoring veterans

On November 10 my wife and I attended the Thermopolis Middle School Veteran’s Day Assembly. It was a very rewarding, well-prepared program. I was...

 

Explore history at the museum

I would like to thank the Hot Springs County Museum for hosting the Friends of the Library Poetry and Song Writing Contest. We have a real treasure...

 

Extension cord stolen

Everyone talks about the wonderful people we have in Thermopolis. One of our wonderful people stole the cord I plug my car in at night on Wednesday...

 
 By Bob Poch    Opinion    November 23, 2017

Thanks for the invitation

I would like to take a moment to thank the Middle School student council for the wonderful program for Veterans Day. I really appreciate the effort...

 

Free Thanksgiving meal available

Next Thursday marks the beginning of “Over the river and through the woods, to grandmother’s house we go,” season – Thanksgiving, Christmas...

 

Make note of those things you are thankful for

“Yippy-ki-yay!” is currently my five-year-old favorite phrase to shout as we head out the door...

 

Words attributed to letter writer were not used

I enjoy reading letters selected by the editor for printing in the Independent Record. Not all letters submitted are printed. Some letters contain...

 

Thank you veterans

This Saturday marks the 99th anniversary of the end of World War I, when the armistice with Germany went into effect. Known initially as Armistice...

 

Are we getting our "Bang for the Buck?"

Wyoming has amazing students and educators, some of the best in the country and even the world! Some may debate that first statement and when the...

 

Opportunities for all

A couple of weeks ago, I penned a salute to the liberals who had promoted some of the minor things we have in our country such as free public...

 

Deadlines for a reason

Folks are often disappointed when they come into our office after deadline with a classified ad and are told we cannot fit it in this week, but...

 

Clarification of Title 25 patient process

The Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital administration, Medical Staff and Board of Directors are dedicated to caring for all residents of Hot Springs...

 

Fake news

Fake news, as a concept, has been around at least as long as we’ve had politicians. But we used to call it something else: propaganda. That our...

 

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