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Articles from the February 2, 2017 edition

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 By Mark Dykes    News    February 2, 2017

Men sentenced to prison on heroin charges

On Jan. 20 in the United States District Court of Wyoming, Darrel Demas, 27, and Justin Dvorak, 30,...

 By Cindy Glasson    News    February 2, 2017

School funding deficit hits small schools hard

If House Bill 233 (HB233) should pass this legislative session, teachers on all levels, from local e... Full story

 By Mark Dykes    News    February 2, 2017

Mathewson found guilty on multiple charges

The afternoon of Thursday, Jan. 26 in Hot Springs District Court, following almost three hours of...

 By Mark Dykes    News    February 2, 2017

Agar staying focused at legislature

Tuesday morning, Senate District 20 representative Wyatt Agar attended a Corporations Committee...


On the record

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


Prop money spotted at local business

Thermopolis Police Chief Steve Shay recommends people keep their eyes open when accepting large bills, as they may not be legal tender. The bills,...


Staring out the window

“People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.” –Rogers...


Free speech should remain free

Last Thursday HB 135 “Government Non-Discrimination Act” was withdrawn from consideration at the legislature. This is truly sad. ACLU talking...

 By Mark Dykes    Opinion    February 2, 2017

Taking a closer look at the hills

I’ve been spending a lot of time on the river lately. I don’t mean I’ve taken up ice fishing...


Ellen Roden

Ellen Roden, 81, passed away suddenly on January 23, 2017, at the Roden Ranch in Thermopolis. In 1929, Dan and Julia (Jukich) Skoric immigrated to... Full story


Nelda Cable

Nelda Frances Cable, 66, of Altus, Okla. died peacefully at home on December 21, 2016. She was born in Perryton, Texas, on April 17, 1950, to Clyde... Full story


Patricia 'Pat' Ornsbey

Patricia Annette “Pat” Ornsbey, 61, passed away Sunday in Casper at the Wyoming Medical Center after a period of declining health. Born April 16,... Full story


Berthe Bonnand

Berthe Bonnand passed January 30, 2017, at Worland Healthcare, where she had been a resident for five years. Bonnand was born in France, Sept. 11,... Full story

 By Mark Dykes    News    February 2, 2017

Event funding applications being accepted

Hot Springs Travel and Tourism is currently requesting funding applications for special events in...


Annual seedling sale going on through April

In the depths of winter we all dream of spring and the renewal it brings, flowers and trees and warmer weather. That makes this the perfect time to...


Encore Talent Show Saturday

The Second Encore Talent Show is set for Saturday, Feb. 4 in the fair building. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with a taco dinner. The talent show... Full story


Relay for Life daffodil sale starts

Relay For Life is currently taking orders for their annual daffodil sales. Pre-order deadline is Feb. 17 After some reorganization, the Thermopolis...


Fireman's Ball set for February 18

Pull out your dancing shoes and get ready to dance the night away at the 2017 Annual Fireman’s Ball, Saturday, Feb. 18. The Ball will be held at...


Banquet tickets sold out

Tickets are sold out for Brenna’s Banquet set for Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Risen Son Baptist Church gymnasium. The event is in recognition of...


Boots and Buckles Ball

The 4th Annual Boots and Buckles Ball is right around the corner, a perfect night out for the entire family. The ball will be held on Feb. 11 at the...


HSSP named one of the best state parks

Hot Springs State Park has been named to Wide Open Spaces picks for the top 25 best state parks in... Full story


Lady cats building from losses

The Lady Bobcat basketball team split their time between home and the road last weekend as they...

 By Mark Dykes    Sports    February 2, 2017

Bobcats bring the energy over weekend

It was another busy weekend for the Thermopolis High School boys basketball team, hosting Rawlins...

 By Mark Dykes    Sports    February 2, 2017

TMS wrestlers have impressive showing

On Saturday, the Thermopolis Middle School wrestlers were on the road at the Worland Invite, and... Full story


Bobcat wrestlers struggle in Greybull

Hot Springs County High School's wrestling team spent Saturday in Greybull at their Memorial...


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