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Communications center receives upgrade

The Police Department recently upgraded and renovated its 911 communications center. The old...

Planned fluctuation of flow downstream of Boysen Dam

The Bureau of Reclamation, in response to a request from the Hanover Irrigation District, has scheduled a flushing flow below Boysen Dam, according... Full story

Hospital moves into new facility

Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital has moved into their newly constructed wing and is making the transition to be known as Hot Springs Health....

Committee rejects property tax increase

by Katie Roenigk Riverton Ranger Via Wyoming News Exchange RIVERTON — State Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, lambasted his colleagues on the Joint...

HS County Courthouse reopens to public

The decision was made during Tuesday’s county commissioners meeting to move ahead with a... Full story

Senior class secret adoptions huge success

A rather unique way of letting the seniors of the Class of 2020 know they were being thought of... Full story

Boysen Dam road project planned

The Wyoming Area Office of the Bureau of Reclamation, in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), will perform road...

RWE students presented with year end awards

Ralph Witters Elementary presented their end of the year awards online this year as the pandemic prevented them from doing the presentations in...

Smoothing out the roadway

Along with the new entrance sign to Hot Springs State Park, work is also being done to fix the... Full story

TMS students receive honors

Many students at Thermopolis Middle School worked very hard to receive the honor of Straight A’s this 2019-2020 school year. Fifth grade Tristan...

Spirit of Travel photo contest winners announced

The Hot Springs County Travel & Tourism and Thermopolis Independent Record are proud to announce our winners of the First Annual Spirit of Travel...

Hot Springs County summer events update

Summer time in Hot Springs County will not look the same as it has in the past with the nationwide pandemic creating safety concerns for a number of...

Food Bank of the Rockies

On Saturday a 28-pallet delivery arrived from Food Bank of the Rockies at the TMS parking lot....

Something for everyone

A pair of yard sales brought out lots of folks last Saturday. Top, the Boy Scouts held a fundraiser...

Hard work

A lot of hard work went into the food distribution on Saturday. In near 90-degree heat volunteers...

Rappelling roofers

Have you noticed the new roof on the Federated Community Church? Because of the steep pitch of the...

Free fishing day Saturday

It’s hardly a secret that Wyoming fishing is top-notch, especially with 10 blue-ribbon trout fisheries across the state. But, the first Saturday...

Our view - We're all on edge

Here at the offices of your hometown newspaper, we consider ourselves among the fortunate ones. The press, like it or not, are deemed essential in...

Emmett Merle 'Bud' Faith

Emmett Merle "Bud" Faith passed away Friday, May 29, 2020, at Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital... Full story

Dennis 'Denny' Wayne Jones

Dennis “Denny” Wayne Jones passed away Monday, June 1, 2020. A celebration of life will be held at the Branding Trap, 631 Buffalo Creek Road on... Full story

Jeffrey 'Jeff' Lamar Strong

Jeffrey "Jeff" Lamar Strong, 68, passed away May 15, 2020, in Thermopolis, Wyo.  He was born May... Full story

Lori Lee Coy

Lori Lee Coy, 64, passed away peacefully Monday, May 25, 2020, at Thermopolis Rehabilitation and... Full story

Roberta 'Robin' Arleen Larson

Roberta "Robin" Arleen Larson, 66, passed away peacefully on Monday May 25, 2020, at the hospital... Full story

Betty Norine Kertson

Betty Norine Kertson, 92, of Thermopolis, Wyo., passed away on May 28, 2020, at Worland Healthcare... Full story

Joshua Spielman

Joshua Spielman passed away Friday, May 22, 2020, in Denver, Colo. Private services will be held on Friday, June 5 in... Full story

Patricia 'Patti' Engelbrecht-Mejia

Patricia Ann “Patti” Engelbrecht-Mejia, 86, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020, in Thermopolis. Born in Tacoma, Wash., on April 5, 1934, Patti... Full story

On the record

On the Record policy It is the Thermopolis Independent Record’s policy that all people arrested or cited under the “Accidents,” “Sheriff’s...

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Community Calendar

Thurs., June 4 Help Center, Common Ground, noon-3 p.m. Cemetery Board meeting, Riverside Cemetery, 2 p.m. Fri., June 5 Acoustic Jam, Sate Park... Full story

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