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 By Rex Clothier    Opinion    July 6, 2017

Fishing for answers

Sixty plus years ago, Dad and I would arise at 4 a.m. in Torrington and have our lines in the water by first light at Glendo. We caught a ton (slight...

 
 By Cindy Glasson    Opinion    June 29, 2017

Dream flights

This past Saturday I was honored to be able to shoot photos of a very heartwarming event, the...

 
 By Rex Clothier    Opinion    June 29, 2017

School's out - school's in

Most teachers find after they have completed their Bachelors and spent a year in the classroom that it’s in their interest financially and...

 
 By Meri Ann Rush    Opinion    June 29, 2017

Preparing for the solar eclipse

Chamber of Commerce Executive Director We are only 53 days away from the 2017 Solar Eclipse. It is hard to believe that we have been planning for...

 
 By Meri Ann Rush    Opinion    June 15, 2017

Annual Gift of the Waters Parade

Mark your calendar for the Annual Gift of the Water Parade that is Saturday, August 5 at 10 a.m. The theme to this year’s parade is “Pages from...

 
 By Cindy Glasson    Opinion    June 15, 2017

A bargain mutually beneficial to both sides

We’ve talked a lot about spring and flowers and everything getting so green and beautiful right...

 
 By Mark Dykes    Opinion    May 25, 2017

Time for the transition

This past week I saw my oldest son graduate from his pre-school program, and dealt with a barrage...

 
 By Amanda Moeller    Opinion    May 25, 2017

Announcing a new community column

I hope that the title of this column got your attention! It is an ill-kept secret that Thermopolis has a lot going on, and there are several different...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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....

 

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...

 
 By Cindy Glasson    Opinion    March 9, 2017

Awaiting the birth of a giraffe

Aaaah spring! The beautiful season that brings new leaves, new grass and best of all, new babies. I...

 

Dessert every night

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

 

Excited for upcoming celestial event

I’ve been going to all the solar eclipse meetings, you know, the one coming Aug. 21 that might...

 

Reminiscing

Sometimes I sit at my desk here at the Independent Record and try to come up with something to put...

 

Don't believe everything you read online

Some of you may have seen an article making its way across the Internet recently, listing the 50...

 
 By Mark Dykes    Opinion    January 5, 2017

Going a different way

Well, the big ’17 is here. Try as I might to stay up and watch the ball drop, I only made it to...

 

Attack on Pearl Harbor

“December 7th, a day which will live in infamy.” President Franklin D. Roosevelt It was a...

 

Have a little fun with your cheese

Do you have that one person on your Christmas list that is impossible to buy for? You know, the one...

 

Reasons to be thankful

Though it always feels a bit redundant when I say it — especially considering the season we’re...

 

The world continues to spin

Well, it’s come and gone. The election run of 2016 has officially come to an end. Like I‘m sure...

 

We brought you a present

Our pets become a huge part of our lives, whether it’s a fluffy kitten, playful puppy or a little...

 
 By Mark Dykes    Opinion    October 27, 2016

An election reflection

It’s almost here. The day when everyone hits the polls — unless they chose to fill out an absent...

 

Chili, chips, apricots

by Cindy Glasson I’m pretty comfortable in the evening, sitting in my chair at my computer with my...

 

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