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Stay true to you

On Sunday, we will be watching the graduating class of 2019 cross the boards into their new lives as high school graduates. These days we hear a lot...

 
 By Richard Miller    Opinion    May 16, 2019 

Concerned about expansion

I’m not happy about the pollutants coming our way if Aethon greatly expands its Moneta Divide operation. From what I’ve read I gather it will be...

 
 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...

 

To those who make a difference

It seems like every week of the year gives us something to celebrate, whether it’s personal milestones such as birthdays or anniversaries, up to...

 
 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...

 

Look toward the future

We have unfortunately been seeing a number of businesses in Thermopolis closing their doors of late. On social media we see posts from people who...

 
 By Kevin Simpson    Opinion    May 2, 2019

Course not just for golfers

My wife Lindsay and I are fans of the game of golf. She grew up in a family where golf was important. Honestly, her love of the game is one of the thi...

 
 By Gene Peterson    Opinion    May 2, 2019

Let your voice be heard

A report in the Thermopolis Independent Record stated tons of sludge (tainted water) from 4,250 oil wells may be dumped into Badwater Creek drainage....

 
 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...

 

Springtime boom

It feels like spring has finally arrived. Leaves are sprouting from buds, plants are pushing through the ground and newborn animals are exploring...

 
 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...

 

Celebrate Easter your way

Easter weekend is upon us, a weekend traditionally dedicated to quality family time. It doesn’t matter if you’re spending Easter Sunday in...

 
 By Ronda Freel    Opinion    April 18, 2019

To the voters of Hot Springs County

It is with deep regret and sadness that I had to submit my resignation for the Hot Springs County School Board, effective immediately. I approached...

 
 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...

 

Far from over

The voice of the town, county and state agencies has been heard, as over the past couple weeks several letters went out to the Wyoming Department of...

 

A chance to honor a former teacher

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

 

Let your voice be heard

Wyoming is our home. It is a pristine piece of heaven in the middle of our Nation, mostly untouched and sparsely populated, and that’s the way we...

 
 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...

 

Healthy information

This past year has seen a lot of change in our community. Familiar businesses are shutting their doors while new ones are popping up or coming under...

 
 By Mary White    Opinion    March 28, 2019

Fun times on the road

Not only does the calendar say so, all we have to do is look outside to see touches of green and watch as the robins and rabbits are dancing and roman...

 

Good at growing weeds

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

 

Wyoming seasons

In Wyoming we really have just three seasons, not four – fall, winter and construction season. In Hot Springs County we do manage to sneak in...

 
 By Rex Clothier    Opinion    March 21, 2019

Memories of days gone by

Every so often without warning, a long ago and far away memory pops up to bring back feelings that have hibernated for decades. That song that...

 

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