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Articles from the April 1, 2021 edition

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 By Jurri Schenck    News    April 1, 2021

Speed limits set based on road type, traffic flow

Hot Springs County Road and Bridge Supervisor Shane Rankin provided information on how speed limits are determined on county roads and elsewhere....

 

Kite flying fun

Fifth-grader Lucy Wiley chases a kite in Hot Springs State Park while her mother, Amie, holds tight...

 

Volunteers help out local veterans

Monday, March 29, is the 50th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War. In 2017 President Trump mad...

 

Permission needed to fly drones in Wyoming State Parks

Hot Springs State Park Supervisor Kevin Skates provided information regarding members of the public flying drones in the park properties. Skates...

 

Sales tax increase removed from school funding bill

by Kathryn Palmer Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — A proposal to address a $300 million shortfall to Wyoming’s K-12...

 
 By Jurri Schenck    News    April 1, 2021

Zebra Mussels invasion prevention

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the Wyoming Department of Agriculture recently convened a...

 

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 o...

 

Get ready, get set, go!

The Shop Gym held the Buffalo Bash 5k race as a fundraiser in the Hot Springs State Park. The...

 

RMEF Banquet set for April 10

The local chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) is holding its banquet April 10 at 5 p.m. at the Fair Building. The event is a...

 

Do the right thing

In the six years since former Gov. Matt Mead began championing expanding Medicaid in the state, much has changed – including the state’s financial...

 

Get ready for Wyo Wednesdays

by Suzanne Samelson  Main Street Thermopolis has plans for the spring season, starting with Wyo Wednesday on April 7.  The first Wednesday of the mo...

 

Twila Wood

Twila Wood, 89, soon to be 90, passed on March 23, 2021 at the Thermopolis Rehabilitation and... Full story

 

Dean Ernest Benson

Dean Ernest Benson passed away March 15, 2021. He was born on February 8, 1938, in Thermopolis,... Full story

 

Evelyn A. Sutherland

Evelyn A. Sutherland, 68, died on March 28, 2021 in Billings, Mont. A full obituary will appear in next week’s Independent Recor... Full story

 

Margaret Ellen Bleak

Margaret Ellen (Pickett) Bleak passed away at her home surrounded by family on March 23, 2021. She... Full story

 

Online sports wagering legalization clears Legislature

CASPER (WNE) — A bill to legalize online sports wagering in Wyoming for the first time cleared both the House and Senate.  House Bill 133 directs...

 

Sketch Club started

A new Sketch Club has been started here in Thermopolis that allows artists to meet fellow creative...

 

Look, Ma, no hands!

Jenny Deromedi powers her way on her hoverboard in the wonderful weather of the Hot Springs State...

 

Wrestlers face tough competition in Montana

The Thermopolis Wrestling Club had 23 wrestlers attend Montana Open last Saturday and Sunday. There...

 

Medicaid expansion bill wins final House approval

by Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — In an unprecedented vote, the Wyoming House of Representatives gave its...

 

Bill protecting gun rights from federal rules passes Senate

by Ellen Gerst Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — A bill intended to exempt Wyomingites from future federal restrictions on gun...

 

Taking flight

An elegant pair of Sandhill Cranes take flight from a field along West Sunnyside Lane north of...

 

IRS extends additional tax deadlines for individuals to May 17

The Internal Revenue Service announced that individuals have until May 17, 2021 to meet certain deadlines that would normally fall on April 15, such a...

 

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