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Legislature in full swing

Cheyenne is around a five hour drive from Thermopolis, but the work of our state’s legislature will affect us in Hot Springs County as well as...

 

No man is an island

by Andrew Ellsworth, MD “No man is an island, entire of itself, every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main.” This is the beginning...

 

Legislature convenes

The 67th Wyoming Legislature convened in a joint session of the Wyoming Senate and House of Representatives on Monday, Feb. 12, during the first day o...

 

Citizen submits department of education information

Well the statistics are in from the Wyoming Department of Education for the 2022/2023 school year. How did our School District really do, not what we...

 

GOP quarterly meeting information

by Leyann Gomez Sharon Hall, Scott Brown, and Raelene Wood along with other folks of Lovell hosted the Wyoming Republican Party’s quarterly meeting...

 

Fundamental functions: Ear, nose, throat

by Debra Johnston, MD I confess that occasionally even doctors get squeamish. Or perhaps more honestly, this doctor does. My personal list has gotten...

 

Taking steps toward democracy

by Kimball Shinkoskey, Cody Enterprise I think most people would agree that democracy is under threat by forces on the left or on the right, or in...

 

These boots were made for walking

by Jill Kruse, DO Winter weather has finally arrived this year. Getting outside for some activity, even in winter, is great for your overall health....

 

Newspapers remain a key record for government notices

Everyday, as I walk from the editorial department in the back of the office to the breakroom to get coffee or tea, I pass by wall shelving holding...

 

Reminder about first amendment rights

The purpose of this letter to the editor is to clarify several points about our rights under the constitution. The First Amendment reads “Congress s...

 

Why routine dental visits matter

by John Bisson, DDS  Routine visits to the dentist are key to maintaining overall health.  Preventive dental care starts at home. We advise...

 

Do you have grit?

In psychologist Angela Duckworth’s New York Times bestseller “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance”, she shares her insight on the...

 

Pack it in, pack it out

I would like to address a few behaviors that have bothered me for some time. First is drivers spinning “cookies” on roads and parking and pullout...

 

Even in darkness you can be found

by Nicola Park LAC, LPC-MH    “I’ve lost everything…but I just can’t stop”.  “Once I take that first drink that is all I think...

 

Group criticizes HSCSD#1 Board of Trustees

by Lara Love A controversial cartoon that takes a jab at the Hot Springs County School District Board of Trustees is making the rounds on social...

 

The threat in your bedroom

by Debra Johnson, M.D. My family has a fondness for crime dramas and thrillers. It isn’t uncommon to watch a scene in which a peacefully sleeping...

 

Shop local all year long to see our community survive

Shop local is common phrase used in the month of December, but we want to remind you it is an admirable thing to do year around. Our community was...

 

HSCSD#1 issues for public knowledge

At the December School Board meeting I had requested to speak on a few Academic issues but was told that I could only speak on ‘agenda items’....

 

Benefits of pasteurization

by Andrew Ellsworth, MD My father-in-law is a farmer.  He grew up on the family farm in southwest Minnesota, where his dad grew up, too.  Blessed...

 

What path should you take?

by Bryan Golden We all face decisions throughout life when circumstances change.  Deciding what path to take can pose a dilemma.  Each of the variou...

 

Making resolutions beyond ourselves

We all know the deal with New Year’s resolutions. They’re often made and seldom kept. At minimum, they’re optimistic. At maximum, they’re...

 

Information about seizures

by Andrew Ellsworth, MD A seizure can be one of the most frightening things for a family member, friend, or anyone to witness. However, for some...

 

100 years ago: Historical events from January

The month of January has been home to many historical events over the years. Here’s a look at some that helped to shape the world in January 1924....

 

Hot Springs Health warns community to beware of scam phone calls

Hot Springs Health has recently been made aware of our main hospital number (307) 864-3121 being used in an attempt to scam members of the community....

 

Make better brain health your top New Year's resolution

Alzheimer’s disease is expected to impact nearly 13 million Americans by 2050, including 10,000 Wyomingites today, according to the Alzheimer’s...

 

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