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 By Cindy Glasson    Opinion    May 24, 2018 

Green grass and flowers galore

Its time to pull out the shorts and tank tops! No, wait, jeans and a sweatshirt. Oh, let me grab my...

 
 By Rex Clothier    Opinion    May 17, 2018

A word about community support

Sixty years ago (Oh my gosh, can it be that long ago?), Cody hosted Torrington in the state championship 3A football game in a November blizzard, 38...

 
 By Cindy Glasson    Opinion    May 10, 2018

Teacher Appreciation Week

You can go on the internet and find a special day or special week for almost anything these days,...

 
 By Mark Dykes    Opinion    May 3, 2018

Ready to make the trip

May is officially here, and among the various celebrations coming in the next few weeks graduation a...

 

Don't miss the spring production

I’m going to give you a little tip. Go see the high school Drama Club’s spring production,...

 
 By Mark Dykes    Opinion    April 19, 2018

Putting the polish on

This past week saw members of the Wyoming Tourism Board visiting for a familiarization tour and...

 
 By Rex Clothier    Opinion    April 12, 2018

Pondering the big questions

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

 

Feeling of accomplishment

I finally finished a project last weekend that has taken me literally two years to accomplish. I...

 
 By Mark Dykes    Opinion    April 5, 2018

Ready to return home

Over the spring break, my wife and two sons took one heck of a road trip, travelling from...

 
 By Rex Clothier    Opinion    March 29, 2018

The significance of Easter

After asking around amongst friends and acquaintances, it appears that April 1st is not a common or even uncommon date upon which to celebrate Easter....

 

Get the eggs in one basket

As we go through life there are often certain times or certain images that stick in our memories. As...

 

Passed out in the casket

Being a good Irish girl, my ancestral time for drinking and frivolity arrives this weekend. It is ac...

 
 By Mark Dykes    Opinion    March 8, 2018

Time to start waking up

Can you feel it? Spring gets closer every day, and we’ve almost got another Wyoming winter in the...

 
 By Cindy Glasson    Opinion    March 1, 2018

Crossing guards appreciated

Just like everyone else, sometimes my mornings don’t start out the greatest. Maybe I forgot to...

 

Measure twice, cut as many times as it takes

Thanks to this past weekend, I can now add “mount a microwave above a range” to my resumé,...

 

One of my favorite days of the year

So here we are, one of my favorite days of the year – the day after Valentine’s Day. Yes, if...

 
 By Mark Dykes    Opinion    February 8, 2018

The season of love

It’s time for the greeting card companies, chocolatiers and florists to really get busy, as...

 

Moving memories

I have an arrangement with my landlord. I am going to die in this house...because I detest moving....

 
 By Mark Dykes    Opinion    January 25, 2018

The Templar of teeth

As any parent knows, one of the responsibilities that comes with having children is making sure...

 

Sliding into oncoming traffic

An interesting question came up recently about the weather in Thermopolis. “Did we have more snow...

 
 By Mark Dykes    Opinion    January 11, 2018

Keep an eye on that horizon

We’re a couple weeks into 2018, a time where I’ve typically reneged on a couple of those...

 

Do you warm your car up before driving?

We’ve been seeing some frigid temperatures each morning and of course, no one wants to get into a...

 

Be fascinated with the world

If you’re anything like me, for the last few weeks you’ve been going at full speed, wedging in...

 

The final countdown

The final weeks of the year are finally here. If you’re on the ball, you’ve got those holiday...

 

Pride in our talented Bobcats

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

 

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