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Articles from the June 23, 2016 edition

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 By April S. Kelley    News    June 23, 2016

Voters will have the final say

Hot Springs County Commissioners approved the Specific Purpose Tax Imposition Ballot Initiative and...

 
 By Mark Dykes    News    June 23, 2016

Council approves fireworks use in designated area

Tuesday evening, the Thermopolis Town Council, with Mayor Mike Mortimore absent and Mark Nelson...

 

Airborne

There was a variety of grinding, ollies and half-pipe tricks Friday at the Thermopolis skate park...

 
 By April S. Kelley    News    June 23, 2016

Commissioners discuss courthouse security

The Hot Springs County Commissioners discussed courthouse security, signed a Maternal Child Health...

 
 By Mark Dykes    News    June 23, 2016

Public hearing planned for review of Travel and Tourism budget

Tuesday at the meeting of the Travel and Tourism Board, Director Amanda Moeller reported the budget...

 

Three wheel, show stealer

Lloyd and Joan LaFave of Casper cruise in their award-winning Boss Hoss Trike during the Hot Spot...

 

Vandalism at Legend Rock

The Park County Historic Preservation Commission recently reported the Legend Rock petroglyph site was vandalized with graffiti sometime this month.... Full story

 
 By Mark Dykes    News    June 23, 2016

Jury finds Jacobsen not guilty

On the afternoon of Wednesday, June 15, after about two hours of deliberation, a jury returned a verdict of not guilty on two counts in a case...

 
 By Mark Dykes    Activities    June 23, 2016

Nearly 200 entrants for rodeo

The Thermopolis Cowboy Rendezvous PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association) Rodeo hits town on J...

 

People of the Earth June 23-26

This year’s People of the Earth Days will be June 23-26. It will be a cultural and natural...

 
 By April S. Kelley    News    June 23, 2016

Horses, goats and smiles

Residents from Thermopolis Rehab & Care Center visited the Bar None Morgan Ranch, owned by...

 

Covering news fairly

Journalism is about journalistic objectivity. Journalistic objectivity means that, as journalists, we must cover ever aspect of a story devoid of...

 
 By J.M. Gustitis    Opinion    June 23, 2016

City hall restrooms locked over the weekend

I would like to request a response from a city councilperson regarding what the reason was for putting a public access bathroom on the new City Hall,...

 
 By Steve Medvigy    Opinion    June 23, 2016

Orlando shooting not deadliest in history

This letter is in response to Ms. Kelley’s Opinion page column. First I would like to correct Ms. Kelley in her statement, “The saddest part of...

 
 By K.D. Jacobs    Opinion    June 23, 2016

Mineral water used for private use?

There has been a lot of controversy about the idea for making the pools convert from using mineral water to using chlorinated water. Hopefully, the...

 
 By Mark Dykes    Opinion    June 23, 2016

The year without a lake show

Tuesday night, the Thermopolis Town Council approved a request to have a specially designated area...

 

Lillian 'Lila' Boss

Lillian "Lila" Beatrice Boss, 76, passed away June 16, 2016, after a brief battle with cancer. Born... Full story

 

Darlene 'Dolly' Baker

Darlene Elizabeth Baker, known as Dolly, 83, passed away June 16, 2016, at her home in Longmont,... Full story

 

Hodge Quarles

Hodge P. Quarles passed away on June 11, 2016. He was born in Wellington, Texas, in 1921. With one... Full story

 

Kathryn 'Kathy' Jones

A Memorial Mass for Kathryn “Kathy” Jones, 74, will be held Saturday, July 2, 11 a.m. at St. Francis Catholic Church. Father Hugo Blotsky OSB... Full story

 
 By April S. Kelley    News    June 23, 2016

New construction

Community Church of Thermopolis will be building an annex for youth fellowship and community...

 

First Tour de Wish Thermopolis Saturday

The first Tour de Wish 5k ride and walk event in Thermopolis will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June...

 

Bible school set for June 27-30

The First Baptist Church is hosting a Vacation Bible School (VBS) June 27-30 from 9:30 a.m.-noon daily. The theme of the VBS is “To the Edge;...

 
 By Mark Dykes    News    June 23, 2016

Hospital Auxiliary more than just baked goods

On Thursday, members of the Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary lined tables in the...

 

Senior center hosts dance

Hot Springs County Senior Center is hosting a Formal Dinner and Dance at the senior center Saturday, June 25. Doors will open at 5 p.m. Dinner will...

 

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