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 By Rex Clothier    Opinion    August 22, 2019 

Surviving the storm

The recent hailstorm and the damage it brought with it brought to mind similar storms I grew up with in the Nebraska Panhandle as a boy. They were a c...

 
 By Mark Dykes    Opinion    August 22, 2019 

Back to the old routines

Well, summer vacation has officially come to its close, though there’s still a few weeks left in...

 

Lifting each other up

Well, the summer swimsuit body didn’t magically appear this year either, but I’m ready for flann...

 

Some days the pig may bite you

Fair week is always a busy one for us here at the newspaper. We’re out shooting every event that...

 
 By Mark Dykes    Opinion    July 25, 2019

Come out to the fair

This next week will be busy with the county fair. Vehicles will be going in and out of the...

 
 By Rex Clothier    Opinion    July 25, 2019

Remembering the past

It took a persistent persuasion to convince my dad that he needed a break from caring for my mother in the nursing home, and that the semi-annual...

 
 By Cindy Glasson    Opinion    July 18, 2019

Welcome back HSCHS Alumni

They say there’s no feeling like coming home again and for the Alumni of Hot Springs County High...

 
 By Mark Dykes    Opinion    July 11, 2019

We're all in it together

What a crazy couple weeks it’s been. Golf ball and pea size hail, fireworks, changes on the...

 
 By Cindy Glasson    Opinion    July 4, 2019

Put your political views in your pocket

Without a doubt, the political climate in our nation has been rocky at best over the past 10 years....

 
 By Mark Dykes    Opinion    June 27, 2019

One heck of a scene

If you were anywhere around town this past weekend, you knew where all the action was, as the Hot...

 
 By Mark Dykes    Opinion    June 13, 2019

Enjoy more than just the day

This Sunday marks one of two days throughout the year recognizing our parents, with Father’s Day....

 
 By Cindy Glasson    Opinion    June 6, 2019

A lot to see in a lifetime

This week marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the one that...

 
 By Cindy Glasson    Opinion    May 23, 2019

Be aware

I was lying on the couch the other night and looked down at my feet. I swear my feet are becoming...

 
 By Mark Dykes    Opinion    May 16, 2019

Another year in the books

This Sunday marks the graduation for the Hot Springs County High School Class of 2019. It’s been...

 
 By Rex Clothier    Opinion    May 9, 2019

Three simple words

During a conversation with a friend a few days ago, we agreed that there were times that it was difficult to tell the truth without hurting the feelin...

 
 By Cindy Glasson    Opinion    May 9, 2019

Green is my favorite color

I know we’re all getting a little tired of the rain, but you cannot beat this time of year when...

 
 By Mark Dykes    Opinion    May 2, 2019

When will it end?

Ah, snow. It can be so magical. It makes Christmas feel complete, gives a late night cup of coffee...

 
 By Rex Clothier    Opinion    April 25, 2019

An Easter lesson

The trouble with life-changing events is that the change usually comes about after a catastrophic event that is so frightening that one would suffer...

 

Spring fever

I got a text message from my daughter this morning, “Can you come sign me out of school? I...

 
 By Mark Dykes    Opinion    April 18, 2019

Can't burn the memories

When I turned on the news the other day and one of the top stories was the fire at Notre Dame cathed...

 

A chance to honor a former teacher

There is a man in Thermopolis who, during his decades of teaching, influenced probably thousands of...

 
 By Mark Dykes    Opinion    April 4, 2019

Reach out a helping hand

It seems like every week or month has a theme to it these days, and next week is no different as it...

 

Good at growing weeds

I don’t want to say it too loud, considering we still have plenty of weather on the horizon, but...

 
 By Mark Dykes    Opinion    March 21, 2019

Waiting for the waters to recede

Though I’ve called Thermopolis and Wyoming home for the past three years, I am a native Nebraskan...

 

Have you tried Champ?

As I was growing up we ate a lot of traditional Irish dishes, I just had no idea they were Irish, I...

 

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