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Opportunities for voters to be informed

On Monday, the Thermopolis-Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce and the Farm Bureau Federation held their second Meet the Candidate forum at the...

 

Doing research?

The Independent Record staff has been contacted by several individuals wanting to do research on a variety of topics. No problem, we’ve got you...

 

Find a great deal at the Farmers Market

Everyone loves a great deal from your fellow community members. What better place to find one than at your local Farmers Market? Every Saturday...

 

Summer is fading

We have come to the “Dog Days” of summer when the mornings are cool and the afternoons so hot you just want to sit on the porch with the pups and...

 

Use your power

Do you think your voice is not powerful? Think again. There is a concept called “The Power of One”. One person can make all the difference in...

 

Support our youth

The Hot Springs County Fair is finishing up but you still have the chance to enjoy some of the final events. The Chili Cook Off is tonight (Thursday)...

 

Busy weeks ahead

We are heading into a few weeks packed with a busy schedule of events in Hot Springs County. The Wagonhound Off-road event will be held July 29-31....

 

Working together to make Hot Springs County great

Hot Springs County and its residents are at a crossroads. What is our vision for our community’s future? If someone moves to our area and tries to...

 

For energy prices to drop, stop threatening companies for producing energy

by Kevin Killough If you traveled over the Fourth of July weekend, you felt the sting of filling up before your trip. Gas prices were down slightly fr...

 

Visit Thermopolis

Visitors to Thermopolis and Hot Springs County can select between a large variety of attractions. Our crown jewel is Hot Springs State Park with its l...

 

Never take your freedoms for granted

This summer is packed with many activities here in Thermopolis and we should be thankful. With the post-pandemic COVID circumstance, we must never tak...

 

Honoring those who lost their lives serving our country

by Lara Love Plans are underway to put up the Memorial Avenue of Flags at Monument Hill Cemetery on Monday for Memorial Day. If there is significant...

 

New Visitor Guides have arrived

The 2022 Thermopolis/Hot Springs Wyoming Visitor Guides have arrived. We will be doing our best to begin getting them delivered to area businesses...

 

Team work in WRC

Mother Nature offered up some much needed moisture last week on Friday and Saturday. The Owl Creek area received a full inch of measurable moisture,...

 

Project with potential

The Bighorn River runs 95 miles from the Wedding of the Waters south of Thermopolis to the North Kane Boat Ramp on the south end of the Bighorn...

 

Celebrate Sunshine Week

Sunshine Week was launched in 2005 by the American Society of News Editors — now News Leaders Association — and has grown into an enduring...

 

Political season revs up

With a few top state offices in Wyoming up for election in 2022, the state’s political season is already in full swing. This week’s IR features...

 

Tend to your own backyard

We do things a little differently in Wyoming than in other states across the country. In Hot Springs County, we do things a little differently than ot...

 

Movie theater reopens

American past times such as going to movie theaters have evolved since the introduction of streaming services, the effects of the entertainment...

 

Looking forward to 2022

This year has seen its fair share of crazy incidents locally as well as across the state and country. It’s fitting the end of what is commonly refer...

 

'Tis the season to be grateful

Remembering what we have to be grateful for is a good idea anytime of the year, but is especially so at Christmas time. Be grateful for: • Clothes...

 

Legalizing road kill was a good (if gross) move

by CJ Baker You don’t have to like the taste of road-killed meat to appreciate some new state regulations that will allow citizens to collect...

 

Remembering Pearl Harbor

“December 7th, a day which will live in infamy,” said President Franklin D. Roosevelt. It was 7:55 a.m. when the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Servic...

 

Have an attitude of gratitude

by Bryan Golden, author Thanksgiving is much more than a big meal with family and friends.  It’s a time to reflect on, and be thankful for, all of...

 

Honoring veterans

Veterans Day is a time for us to pay our respects to those who have served. For one day, we stand united in respect for you, our veterans. Veterans...

 

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