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Second arrest for leaving child in vehicle

A Cody woman was arrested Aug. 2 in Thermopolis and charged with child endangerment, interfering with an officer and unattended vehicle still...

Introducing the new faces with HSCSD#1

Ralph Witters Elementary There are a couple new faces at Ralph Witters Elementary for the 2019-20...

Commissioners asked to take hard stand on Aethon plan

Tuesday afternoon’s meeting of the Hot Springs County Commissioners began on a rather tense...

Landfill fee changes explained

At the Thermopolis Town Council’s Aug. 6 meeting, council approved an emergency ordinance raising...

Council approves update to codes

During their Tuesday night meeting, the Thermopolis Town, with Mayor Mike Chimenti absent, approved...

Grant received for H Diamond W

Ray Shaffer announced this week that the H Diamon W Camp was recently awarded a Daniels scholarship for around $200,000. Shaffer is looking to...

Chamber board approves member nominations

During their Aug. 15 meeting, the Thermopolis-Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce approved the slate...

Lodging tax receipts show upswing

After showing a decline in the 2018-19 fiscal year compared to the previous year, lodging tax...

Currently no blue-green algae found at Boysen

As we watch more reports coming in daily about pets dying after playing in or being exposed to lake water contaminated with blue-green algae, folks...

Preparing for a Hazmat spill

Going about our daily routine, or even traveling down our Wyoming roads, the thought of a hazardous material (Hazmat) spill and what to do if there...

Bobcat football squad showing leadership

The Bobcats are getting ready to take to the field for the 2019-20 football season, with practice... Full story

Cross country up and running

The Hot Springs County Cross Country team is hard at it, with practices beginning Monday, Aug. 19, just 11 days before their first meet in Casper on...

Golfers do well at first tourney

The Bobcat golf team did well at their first tournament last week after just three days of...

Derby provides thrills

It was an evening of crashing and bashing last Saturday night at the Thermopolis Demolition Derby... Full story

Fill the Boot campaign planned

The Thermopolis Volunteer Fire Department will once again be participating in the Fill the Boot campaign to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association...

Lunch is ready

Will Enis manned the grill for his folks, Mike and Kim Enis, as they celebrated 15 years in...

Reception to honor Mortimore

The Community Federated Church is celebrating Ellen Mortimore's 50-plus years of service. She will...

Turtle Trek

There were plenty of folks on hand Saturday afternoon to watch the Rotary turtles migrate from the...

Fairgrounds home to clinics

In September, the Hot Springs County Fairgrounds will host a couple clinics for those looking to get more experience for their horses. September 6-8...

Demolition Derby action

Face painting

Face painting was just one of the many activities held at the bus garage last week. Parents and...

Getting prepared

Monday evening was certainly busy at Ralph Witters Elementary, as...

Friends of the NRA Rendezvous

The Hot Springs County Friends of the NRA will host its Pre-Season Rendezvous on Saturday, Aug 24, beginning at 5 p.m. in the Hot Springs County...

Back to the old routines

Well, summer vacation has officially come to its close, though there’s still a few weeks left in...

Surviving the storm

The recent hailstorm and the damage it brought with it brought to mind similar storms I grew up with in the Nebraska Panhandle as a boy. They were a...

Summer is fading

We have come to the “Dog Days” of summer when the mornings are cool and the afternoons so hot you just want to sit on the porch with the pups...

Patrick Robert Harvey

Patrick Robert Harvey, 55, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at his home in Wasilla, Alaska.... Full story

Misti Hayes-Cameron

Misti Hayes-Cameron,57, passed away on August 8, 2019, surrounded by family and friends. Misti was... Full story

Marjorie Mae Messenger

Marjorie Mae Messenger, 94, of Thermopolis, passed away August 17, 2019, with her family at her... Full story

Elsie Emma McMichael

Elsie Emma McMichael, 92, passed away Monday, August 19, 2019, at Thermopolis Rehabilitation and... Full story

Other Articles of Interest

Community Calendar

Thurs., Aug. 22 Kiwanis Club, Days Inn, 6:45 a.m. Help Center, Common Ground, noon-3 p.m. Messiah’s Mall clothing giveaway, Risen Son Church,... Full story

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