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Articles from the February 14, 2019 edition

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Monitoring technology use in schools

As adults, we hear a lot of talk about how all the technology our teens are exposed to is having... Full story

 

Bills moving through Legislature

This past week in the Wyoming Legislature has seen the transition of bills from one house to the...

 

Break it down

Last Friday during their regular Voices assembly, Thermopolis Middle School students and teachers...

 

Fatal crash on Highway 120

On Feb. 7 a fatal crash occurred at milepost 5 on Wyoming Highway 120 west of Thermopolis. Around...

 

Gearing up for the 2020 census

Our country has a constitutional responsibility to count every person in every household every 10...

 

Juveniles cited for marijuana

As drugs continue to be an issue in our community and our schools, two juvenile subjects were cited last Friday for possession of marijuana by...

 

On the Record for Feb. 14

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

 

Two sentenced in court

Monday in Hot Springs District Court, Judge Bobbi Overfield sentenced Trapper Lahoe to a period of two to four years in prison on a felony charge of d...

 

2018 law enforcement call numbers released

Last year the Thermopolis Police Department responded to a total 2,098 calls, down slightly from the 2,148 seen in 2017. Among the more prominent...

 

Plea change in shooting

RIVERTON (WNE) — The man who accidentally shot and killed his friend last year in Riverton has pleaded no contest to manslaughter. Keith Sack, 23,...

 
 By Mark Dykes    News    February 14, 2019

Kissel named Region 2 Star in Ag Business

Bobcat Senior Barbara Kissel was recently chosen as the Wyoming FFA Region 2 Star in Ag Business. Ki...

 
 By Mark Dykes    News    February 14, 2019

Lea receives conference scholarship

Thermopolis eighth grade student Karina Lea will be attending the 28th Jackson Hole Writers...

 

Two alumni finish Air Force training

Two graduates of the Hot Springs County High School Class of 2016, Jacob Hart and Tyler Cornwell, recently graduated from Basic Military Training for...

 

Another area Shopko set to close in May

Worland’s Shopko is the latest victim of the corporation’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy and will be closing its doors on May 12. The store received word...

 

Independent Record giving you more news

If you’re a regular reader, you might have noticed we’ve started covering more than just the happenings here in Hot Springs County. Recent...

 

Flow of information

As your newspaper, one of our primary responsibilities is to make sure people can read about and enjoy what is happening in our community. Pictures,...

 

Spring planning

Its out there, I know it is. Elusive Spring. Understandably, its hard to believe we are just a few...

 

A big problem needs a big person

When I was 4 or 5, we lived in a civilianized army mustering point in Great Bend, Kansas after Dad returned from the war. That development existed...

 

Candis (Moore) Peterson

Candis (Moore) Peterson, 37, of Thermopolis, Wyo., passed away on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, as the... Full story

 

Doris Anita Smith

Doris Anita Smith, 88, passed away Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at the Hot Springs County Memorial... Full story

 

Fireman's Ball Saturday

The 2019 Thermopolis Volunteer Fire Department’s Fireman’s Ball is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 16 at the VFW Club from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. This year...

 

Chamber board votes for annual awards

At their Feb. 7 meeting, the Thermopolis-Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce voted for the Business, Citizen and Non-Profit Organization of the Year. The...

 

Quilt guild helping to personalize homes

Members of the Old West Quilt Guild are providing house themed quilts for families that are aided by Furnishing Hope and Habitat for Humanity Member...

 

Cleare cookie jar auction planned

A cookie jar auction is being planned for Ashley Cleare on Friday, March 8 at the VFW. Cleare, a kindergarten teacher at Ralph Witters Elementary is...

 

BINGO!

Andrew Coates, three, and his mom, Bridget had a great time playing Bingo for Books at Ralph...

 

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