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The 2021 winter National Signing day period got underway on Wednesday February 3rd. Remington Ferree of Thermopolis has signed on to play football at Chadron State College in Chadron, NE. Ferree is a 6-foot-4-inch, 305 pound offensive lineman. Ferree has been First team All-State and First Team All-Conference in his time playing for the Bobcats…

The potential new mine in Hot Springs County would cover over 500 acres and bring over 50 jobs to the area – if it moves forward. Wyo-Ben, Inc., a private mining company headquartered in Billings, wants to mine bentonite from claims on BLM-managed federal land. The plan of operations includes approximately 567 acres of mining…

The Thermopolis Mexican restaurant Las Fuentes was engulfed in a fire Monday evening sending flames and black smoke high into the night sky. As of 9 p.m. the Thermopolis Volunteer Fire Department had responded and was actively trying to stop the flames. They were able to contain the fire, but it consumed the entire building.…

Thermopolis got unanimous approval to honor a veteran and long-serving postmaster. Legislation to rechristen Thermopolis’s post office in honor of deceased postmaster Robert L. Brown made its way onto the Senate floor this week. It passed in a unanimous vote. The bill was introduced by Wyoming Senator Mike Enzi and Senator Tom Carper of Delaware…

38 more Wyoming residents have died due to COVID-19, including two Park County residents. All the deceased were Wyoming residents who tested positive for COVID-19 and were added to the state’s posted total between Nov. 21 and 25. The Wyoming Department of Health released more details Tuesday evening. Both deaths in Park County were older…

Once again, the Wyoming Department of Education is ensuring our kids are eating healthier by picking up the tab. The Child and Adult Care Food Program is designed to teach kids the importance of balanced diets and healthy eating habits. To accomplish this, they are incentivizing child-care centers to serve more healthy foods for meals…

Former U.S. Representative and U.S. Senate candidate Cynthia Lummis spoke to and took questions from Hot Springs County voters on Wednesday. The event took place at the Hot Springs County Museum and Cultural Center in Thermopolis. Lummis is currently running to fill the seat soon to be vacated by Senator Mike Enzi, who announced his…

Park County Commissioners will have a chance to help change an unfortunate bit of geography. During their meeting this afternoon, the commissioners will hear an appeal from the United States Board on Geographic Names, represented by Tyler Kerr of Powell. They will address the name of a series of peaks on BLM land in the…


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