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 By Jurri Schenck    News    July 9, 2020 

Hospital works to acquire COVID-19 rapid testing machine

Margie Molitor Hospital CEO reported on their efforts to acquire a COVID-19 rapid testing machine and other activities to advance their progress...

 By Jurri Schenck    News    July 9, 2020 

Axtell selected as FFA State Treasurer

Audrey Axtell was recently appointed as Wyoming FFA State Treasurer. Due to the COVID-19 situation,...

 By Jurri Schenck    News    July 2, 2020

Seat belt use credited for saving woman's life

On Saturday, June 27 at approximately 5:30 p.m., Amanda Hicks, of Worland, lost control of her...

 By Jurri Schenck    News    July 2, 2020

Charges pending in vandalism case

On the night of Tuesday, June 24, some juveniles allegedly entered the Hot Springs County Recreation District Garage and caused damage. They also...


Hot Springs State Park volunteers explain why they came to Thermopolis

Wyoming Hot Springs State Park (HSSP) has volunteers from all over the country who come with their...

 By Jurri Schenck    News    July 2, 2020

Barral nominated for Junior Ham Operator of the Year

Austin Barral has been nominated for Junior Ham Operator of the Year for the state of Wyoming. The award is for ham operators 18 years or younger....

 By Jurri Schenck    News    July 2, 2020

Fireworks set to fill the sky Saturday

The Thermopolis Volunteer Fire Department will be doing their annual fireworks show for the July...


Pyrotechnician coming to town to do fireworks show

The Thermopolis Volunteer Fire Department will be doing their annual fireworks show for the July 4th Independence Day celebration, according to Fire... Full story

 By Jurri Schenck    News    June 25, 2020

Town council approves budget, street closures

The Thermopolis Town Council passed their 2021 budget on the third reading, however, assistant to the Mayor Fred Crosby did say that they may have to...

 By Jurri Schenck    News    June 25, 2020

Celebrating 70 years together

Jacque and Bobbie Reed recently celebrated their 70th Wedding Anniversary. Also known as the...

 By Jurri Schenck    News    June 25, 2020

Lodging tax committee formed

In preparation for the coming election and the vote on the new lodging tax, a new political action committee was formed to assist the Travel and...


Demolition Derby canceled

The Thermopolis Chamber of Commerce has made the difficult decision to cancel their annual Demolition Derby held annually in August. In their press...


Council approves street closure for concert, dance

Jennifer Fisher and Forrest Coleman-Weisz approached the Town Council asking if they could have a street dance featuring well-known music artist...

 By Jurri Schenck    News    June 11, 2020

Fireworks store opening soon

The Chamber of Commerce is looking for high school students and adults to operate their fireworks...

 By Jurri Schenck    News    June 4, 2020

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. Jake...

 By Jurri Schenck    News    June 4, 2020

Communications center receives upgrade

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

 By Jurri Schenck    News    May 28, 2020

Town council approves small water rate increase

Several financial issues were discussed, including the next year’s budget amongst others, during the May 19 Thermopolis Town Council meeting. Town...


Effort underway to restore Malta Lodge building

The local Mason's Chapter called the Malta Lodge #17 is looking to restore its 115-year-old...

 By Jurri Schenck    News    May 28, 2020

Travel and Tourism discuss marketing

The Hot Springs County Travel and Tourism Board met to discuss their current budget with some changes and next year’s budget as well. In her...


Summer food service program

Hot Springs County School District #1 will be starting a Summer Food Service Program on Wednesday,... Full story

 By Jurri Schenck    News    May 14, 2020

Limited tours of new hospital facility

The Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital opened its new addition's doors on Tuesday for tours to key...

 By Jurri Schenck    News    May 14, 2020

Assistant town attorney appointed

Mayor Mike Chimenti, under the recommendation of Town Attorney Mike Messenger, appointed Marshall Keller as the assistant town attorney. Messenger...

 By Jurri Schenck    News    May 7, 2020

New hospital wing nears completion

Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital CEO Margie Molitor had to push back their move-in date for their new facility. She said, “We were shooting for...

 By Jurri Schenck    News    April 30, 2020

Attorney joins Messenger Law Firm

The Messenger Law Firm has recently hired a new attorney, Marshall Keller, a former Navy Seal who...


HSC granted variance on health order closures

Hot Springs County, through the efforts of Dr. Vernon Miller, County Health Officer, Tricia McPhie, Director of Public Health, and Bill Gordon, Hot... Full story


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