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 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....

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

Dream worlds of 'idealistic progressives'

I read with amusement Mr. Clothier’s recent column detailing many of the wonderful things that “idealistic progressives” have put upon the...

 

Wanted: One brave man or woman

Wanted: One brave man or woman to help disperse the mob. Murder and mayhem is not new in our country. For fifty years after the Civil War, the KKK...

 
 By John Fish    Opinion    October 12, 2017

Fireworks showing support of our youths not appreciated by all

How ‘bout them Bobcats? The Thermopolis Middle School football team finished 7 and 0 this season. Wow what a season. I would like to thank all of...

 

Keep your dogs on a leash when walking them in parks

Please walk your dog on a leash in parks in town that have signs that state “Dogs on leash.” Why? Why have a dog on a leash? Because some of us...

 

Hospital District, Travel and Tourism concerns

I have some concerns about a couple of articles in the Sept. 21 edition of the paper. At the Town Council meeting discussion of the new taxpayer...

 

The reason for Labor Day

Another Labor Day has been here and we take a day off of work, we go to the lake, we have a picnic and no one knows what we are celebrating. Ask 100...

 

Men of the NFL have shunned the nation

As of this weekend, members of at least 16 teams – fully one-half of the NFL – have protested during the playing of the national anthem, by sittin...

 

Live in the present, do not worry about the future

With all due respect to the one who wrote the eclipse is not a chance happening. The eclipse is nothing less than a part of God’s great creation,...

 

Wyoming is an open carry state

A Thermopolis councilman expressed his concerns about problems residents and tourists might face during the weekend of the eclipse. I thought they wer...

 

The eclipse is not a chance happening

Like a lot of other people I am looking forward to seeing the total eclipse on the 21st. I’ll watch it from my back porch. This is not a random...

 
 By Mike Pierce    Opinion    August 3, 2017

Intrigued by martial law concept

I am intrigued by Hanes W. Hall’s letter, putting forth the concept of the possibility of the imposition of “martial law” by the president....

 
 By B.J. Sondeno    Opinion    July 27, 2017

Response requested to cannabis letter

I wrote to our local Wyoming House Representative on the subject of cannabis in the Bible and have received zero responses to my multiple attempts at...

 
 By Hanes W. Hall    Opinion    July 27, 2017

Martial law comment

If the President declared martial law it would be too late for every voter to notify state and federal government of their own personal...

 
 By Hub Whitt    Opinion    June 29, 2017

Small businesses are doing a great job

I wanted to say a quick “thank you” to our local businesses for all they do. We all gripe about how expensive everything is here, and how we...

 
 By Scott Flowers    Opinion    June 15, 2017

Perhaps we will come visit Thermopolis again

As part of a planned vacation, I brought my girlfriend to Thermopolis to spend the day, as I had visited the city six years ago. On that visit, I was...

 

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