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 By Jurri Schenck    News    October 21, 2021 

Businesses, citizens honored

The Chamber of Commerce held their annual banquet at the Fair Building last Saturday. The event was...

 
 By Jurri Schenck    News    October 21, 2021 

Montana's strongest man comes to town

Montana’s Strongest Man Chad Lowry and Gottsche are holding a Strongman Training event on Sunday, Oct. 24 from 2-6 p.m. at the Gottsche gym. Lowry...

 
 By Jurri Schenck    News    October 21, 2021 

Chamber plans Moonlight Madness

At the October 14 Chamber of Commerce meeting held at Big Horn Federal, during old business, President Howie Samelson brought up the chamber banquet....

 
 By Jurri Schenck    News    October 14, 2021

Discussion held on vaccination mandate

At the recent Hot Springs County Commissioners meeting, Tricia McPhie of Public Health and Prevention held a discussion with the commissioners about...

 
 By Jurri Schenck    News    October 14, 2021

Commissioners updated on several items

At the Hot Springs County Annex Building on October 5, the County Commissioners met to hear a variety of reports. Bill Gordon gave the Emergency Manag...

 
 By Jurri Schenck    News    October 14, 2021

Town council discusses adding speed limit signs

The Thermopolis Town Council met on October 5 for a brief meeting to take reports from various departments. During citizen participation, the council...

 
 By Jurri Schenck    News    October 7, 2021

Hospital reports decline in COVID cases

At the September 28 Hot Springs Health Board meeting, CEO Margie Molitor spoke on the decline of Covid cases in Hot Springs County. “I’m still...

 
 By Jurri Schenck    News    October 7, 2021

Travel and Tourism reports another record-breaking month in lodging tax revenue

At the September 29 Hot Springs County Travel and Tourism meeting held at the County Museum, in the financial report, Treasurer Audra Dominguez...

 
 By Jurri Schenck    News    October 7, 2021

FFA students are national finalists

Three Hot Springs County High School students have become 2021 National FFA Agriscience Fair...

 
 By Jurri Schenck    News    October 7, 2021

Airbnbs discussed at tourism meeting

A concerned citizen, Sherman Skelton, attended the September meeting of the Travel and Tourism Board to present his thoughts about new developments...

 

Bobcat Hall of Fame inductees

At the Bobcat Hall of Fame ceremony held at the Thermopolis Middle School, Shawna Farrell, Jack...

 

Local artist shows off her work

Marie Britting is a local artist who has been painting a variety of images that include still life...

 

Cornwell makes plans as chief

Newly appointed interim Thermopolis Chief of Police Pat Cornwell started his career in Park County...

 

Karen Leyba celebrates 30 years at the CRC

Karen Leyba, a speech pathologist at the Children's Resource Center, is celebrating her 30 years of...

 

Land Use Planning board holds public hearing to discuss land use change

During their September 15, meeting, the Hot Springs County Land Use Planning Commission continued to review an application from Elyse Dufour. Dufour...

 

Kersten comments on new role as county clerk

Recently appointed Hot Springs County Clerk Becky Kersten said her background in accounting gave...

 

Cornwell named as interim police chief

Sergeant Pat Cornwell was named as interim Thermopolis Chief of Police during the September 7 Thermopolis Town Council meeting. Mayor Mike Chimenti...

 

Chamber board meets

The September 9 Chamber of Commerce board meeting was held via Zoom. During old business, they reviewed the Pageant Day Parade, which was held on...

 

HSSP volunteers enjoyed their summer

Hot Springs State Park (HSSP) Volunteers Kathy and Cliff Vellinga and Warren Wolf spent the past...

 

Hospital staff voice concerns about possible vaccine mandate

At the August 31, Hot Springs Health board meeting representatives of the hospital staff presented some statements during an Employee Listening...

 

Dockery honored by UW

Carol Dockery was awarded the Heart of Agriculture Award by the University of Wyoming at the state f...

 
 By Jurri Schenck    News    August 26, 2021

New owners of White Horse Country Store settling in

Brett Klein and his girlfriend Shirley Willis have had a successful summer as the new owners of the White Horse Country Story which they bought from...

 
 By Jurri Schenck    News    August 26, 2021

Flavored peanut butter business hits town

Justin and Amber Popp recently relocated to Thermopolis. They brought with them their flavored peanut butter business, called PB&J’s. They make and...

 
 By Jurri Schenck    News    August 19, 2021

H.O.P.E. Agency contract not renewed by DVS

The Wyoming Office of the Attorney General, Division of Victim Services (DVS) has decided to not renew their contract with Hot Springs County’s...

 
 By Jurri Schenck    News    August 12, 2021

Council votes to approve emergency ordinance

At the August 3 Thermopolis Town Council meeting Town Attorney Mike Messenger presented an emergency ordinance amending a town code section which...

 

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