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Our view - Keeping you informed

Something occurred last week which received little, if any, notice amidst the ever growing concern of the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). March...

 
 By Cindy Glasson    Opinion    March 26, 2020 

We can handle this - Toilet paper information

With all of the doom and gloom we’re experiencing with the COVID-19 pandemic I thought a few...

 

Community chatter - Fighting a virus with truth and transparency

by Ken Paulson As the scope and threat of the coronavirus pandemic becomes clear, people all over the world hunger for two things: an effective...

 

Outbreak affects mental health

by Leo Wolfson Cody Enterprise Via Wyoming News Exchange CODY — With the onslaught of media coverage the COVID-19 pandemic has been garnering the...

 

Overview - Time for generosity

It may seem that our cousins in the big cities are over-reacting but a time of crisis generally brings out the best in people who live in small commun...

 

Thank you for the opportunity

For nearly fifteen years, I’ve had the privilege and opportunity to be involved with the HSCHS wrestling program from being a fan, volunteer coach,...

 

Community chatter

Your local Public Health and the Hot Springs County Prevention Coalition have been busy. Who are these people and what have they been up to?...

 

Good things coming

We live in an instant gratification society. Hungry? Just shout your order into a little box from your car and five minutes later you magically have...

 

Low level visitor restriction at WPH

This letter is to ask for your cooperation in helping the Wyoming Pioneer Home Residents stay healthy during this virus season. Unfortunately,...

 

Overview - Your right to know

On the front page of this issue of the Independent Record you will find stories about what your town and county government are doing. All the...

 
 By Cindy Glasson    Opinion    March 5, 2020

Excited for spring

“Spring has sprung, the grass is riz, I wonder where them flowers is?” – Grandma I may be...

 

Overview - Support our Bobcats

This is the time of year when many students are playing their last basketball games or putting their all into the wrestling mat for the final time or...

 

Real people with real lives

“Whoops, I made a mistake!” This is not something you want to hear from your doctor - or your attorney. “Do no harm” should be the motto for...

 

Overview - Tolling I80 fails

The legislative attempt to study tolling along Interstate 80 failed its first test, as the state Senate rejected a bill that supports said would help...

 

Legislature is in session

Over the next several weeks, the Thermopolis Independent Record will be highlighting what is happening during this session of the Wyoming State...

 

Digging out

After an unseasonably warm weekend, with temperatures hitting the mid 50s, Mother Nature proved the old saying of “If you don’t like the weather,...

 

Introducing our new cartoonist

Joe Moon was born and raised in Sterling, Colo., and became interested in art at an early age. In the 2nd grade he won first place in a city wide art...

 

We can handle this - Snowy day

Where did January go? Oh wait, it’s buried under about a foot of snow. We really have been lucky t...

 

Wyoming is a progressive state

On January 27, 1920, Wyoming stepped into the spotlight as a progressive state when they ratified the 19th Amendment, allowing women the right to vote...

 

Comments on proposed toll road

I was born and raised outside of Philadelphia, PA, growing up about 20 miles from a toll plaza of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Over the years, not only...

 

Flags to fly at half-staff

Governor Mark Gordon has ordered both the U.S. and State of Wyoming flag be flown at half-staff statewide from sunrise until sunset on Friday,...

 

We can handle this - When someone let's us down

We commonly go through life meeting and becoming acquainted with people, sometimes getting to know...

 

Toll road proposed

When the legislature reconvenes on February 10, one of the bills being proposed by the senate will be SF0006, another attempt at making Interstate 80...

 

NRPC looking for new members

What do wolves, grizzlies, geothermal energy, oil wells, Hot Springs State Park, irrigation water, and sage grouse all have in common? That’s easy...

 

Rex's Ramblings - The look

I was thinking about what a gift it was to be loved and accepted in spite of my many faults (according to my nest friends) as I neared my eighth...

 

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