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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...

 
 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...

 

Show your support

Well, we’re finally here. The final home stretch before we’re back to school schedules. It’s been a fun summer with plenty of activities for...

 

Lifting each other up

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

 

Back to school time

Summer is quickly coming to an end with just a few weeks left before the official start of school. There’s an old joke about being a teacher…"the...

 
 By Julia Scott    Opinion    August 8, 2019

Lights On Afterschool update

By definition “grant” means to agree to give or allow. It can also be defined as a sum of money given by a government or other organization for a...

 

Not enough room for all

In addition to the fun, the competitions and the animals during the annual Fair Week, in the newspaper industry just how many pictures we can take in...

 

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 Bill Gordon    Opinion    August 1, 2019

Remember the basics

Having had several severe thunderstorms this summer has taught us a lot. Some are good things like the fact that storms seem to miss us more than...

 

Change is inevitable

Change is inevitable. Changing weather, changing seasons, even changes in our surroundings, our beliefs and tastes. Change is also difficult....

 
 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...

 

Customer beware

It seems as if the population of Thermopolis has doubled in size. With the tourist season already well upon us, the recent hailstorms have brought...

 
 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...

 

Plenty left in summer

The 4th of July is over and now begins the great race to the start of school. For parents, this is either a blessing or a curse, depending on how you...

 
 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...

 

Celebrate your freedom

July 4 is here, a day filled with barbecues, heading to the lake and of course, fireworks. And while there is plenty of fun to be had, it’s also a...

 
 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....

 

Slow down

Sometimes its good to let the mind meander back to the “good ol’ days” when life was more simple. It shows us how far we have come, how much we...

 
 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...

 

Reaching beyond the town

This past week there’s been a lot of talk about marketing Thermopolis on more than just the local level, hitting the international market and...

 
 By Bryan Golden    Opinion    June 20, 2019

Perception is Reality

How do you experience your world? Is the glass half full or half empty? Do you observe the worst in a situation or the best? Do you justify...

 

Tell dad how much he means to you

This weekend marks a very special day for millions of men across the world – Father’s Day. Its sometimes hard for us to come up with just the...

 
 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....

 

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