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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....

 

Be an informed voter

The 2016 general election is just around the corner where a number of important local, state and national races will be decided on. There are also...

 

Sticking around

The Internet is not the latest, “greatest” thing to come along and threaten to upend the newspaper industry. In 1927, Charles Lindbergh’s...

 

How can Thermopolis survive?

We all know, or at least believe, that following the election, here in Thermopolis we’ll still all be friendly and civil to each other. The world...

 

Remember we are all neighbors

The framers of our Constitution guaranteed freedom of speech and expression to the citizens of the United States with the First Amendment, which reads...

 

Don't ignore the signs

As a newspaper, we are a source for news and events in the community, whether they be good or bad. Among the latter are certainly the number of court...

 

Make your voice heard November 8

November 8 is just around the corner, a mere six weeks away, and I would venture to guess most people are looking forward to that day and the end of t...

 

Take a read this week

Though enacted in August of 1956 by Dwight D. Eisenhower, via a congressional resolution petitioned by the Daughters of the American Revolution,...

 

Show your support of our Bobcats at home this week

Sports are embedded in American schools all across the county from the smallest towns to the largest cities. In Thermopolis, like so many other...

 

Don't hibernate this fall

Despite the colder temperatures, we must not forget to stay active this fall. It is always easy to find an excuse not to be active, especially in...

 

Celebrate work, summer this weekend

Labor Day finds its roots in the late 19th century. As trade unions and labor movements were expanding, different groups chose several different days...

 

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