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Welcome to Thermopolis!

We’re very happy that you’ve chosen our neck of the woods to experience this dramatic celestial event and we’re hoping to show you a great time...

 

A look at things to come

This past week was certainly a busy one, with the Gift of the Waters Pageant, Big Horn Basin Folk Festival and Kiwanis Craft Fair providing plenty to...

 

Put your best foot forward

Growing up we were always told to “put your best foot forward.” Today’s generation hears “dress for the job you want.” Both phrases should...

 

Come see the animals and the artistry

Next week, the Hot Springs County Fairgrounds will be busy as the 2017 County Fair gets into full swing. Of course, youth involved with the fair will...

 

Still more summer to go

It’s no secret that big chain stores and even some smaller businesses quickly get their products for the next season or holiday out just as soon as...

 

Cheers to the red, white and blue

Wow. Once again, the Thermopolis Volunteer Fire Department entertained the crowds with a spectacular fireworks show. Sometimes, they don’t get all...

 

Celebrating our independence

Next week will see the annual observance of Independence Day, recognizing that day in 1776 when the United States adopted the Declaration of...

 

It's the dads' turn

This weekend marks the annual celebration of and for the daddies, the papas, and the old men. That’s right, it’s Father’s Day, a day that calls...

 

Think before you type

We all know the old saying about opinions and that everyone has one, and in this age of social media it’s very apparent everyone has an opinion. As...

 

Be careful out there

Green grass, green leaves and beautiful flowers are all definite and welcomed signs of spring in Wyoming, however, in order to get all those delights...

 

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,...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

Adjournment not an end to public comment

As the 2017 Legislature came to a close last Friday, and with any session it means different things to everyone, depending on which bills passed,...

 

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...

 

Take a respite from all the bad news

If you’ve been having trouble talking freely with friends and neighbors since the last election, you’re not alone. And the media wouldn’t have...

 

Bringing home the hardware

For more than 100 years, the Wyoming Press Association has provided representation of Wyoming’s 45 newspapers, representing paper interests in...

 

Experience another culture

This weekend, Thermopolis will host the Moscow Nights/Golden Gates dance troupe, featuring dancers from Russia and Georgia. It’s one of the many...

 

Keep an eye on House Bill 0037

The education of our young people is one of the most critical pieces we, as a society, are responsible for. Our educators mold the minds of future gen...

 

An unlikely Christmas story

If you’ve been counting down the days until the Winter Solstice (the shortest day of the year) congratulations, we made it and now the days start...

 

Make the season safe

If there’s one thing for certain in these past few weeks, it’s that the snow isn’t leaving anytime soon. In addition to making sure your...

 

Be prepared for winter weather

Mother Nature reared her ugly head and dropped seven-inches of white stuff across Hot Springs County last week, reminding us that the days of flip...

 

Amazing voter turnout

The 2016 general election proved to be a nail biter across the nation as states went from red to blue then back to red or vice versa in some cases....

 

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