Thermopolis

A report in the Thermopolis Independent record reports the Department of Criminal Investigation (DCI) has been called in to investigate allegations of a use of force incident involving Hot Springs County Sheriff’s Deputies. Sheriff Jerimie Kraushaar said there is body cam and dash cam evidence from the incident that will be reviewed along with interviews…

Thermopolis is losing one of its grocery stores. The Thermopolis Independent Record reports that IGA is closing its doors by the end of the month. Staff received the news on Tuesday that the story closes on November 25th and all its contents will be liquidated. This has been part of the purchase of Wyoming’s IGAs…

The Thermopolis Police Department is requesting the public’s help in a case of vandalism. Candy Jack Park was recently vandalized and had a large cement picnic table broken by a rock. If anyone has any information as to who may have done this, please contact Officer Ken Smith. 864-3114. The Thermopolis Police Department loves the…

The Thermopolis Independent Record reports Donnie Bjorhus was honored earlier this month when he was named to the 2019 Wyoming Recreation and Parks Hall of Fame. Throughout Bjorhus’ career he has been the Recreation Director for the Town of Albin–Hot Springs County Recreation Director–head golf pro at Thermopolis Golf Club and is currently serving as…

A buck at the Hot Springs State Park terraces was dispatched on Saturday–October 12th after it was observed to have Chronic Wasting Disease–per an article in the Thermopolis Independent Record. Chronic Wasting Disease is highly contagious among deer, elk, moose, reindeer and caribou. There is no known cure, and it’s always fatal. Exposure to animals…

The Thermopolis Independent Record cites a report that showed a decrease in taxable sales in Hot Springs County. According to a report released last month by the Economic Analysis Division of the Wyoming Department of Administration and Information Hot Springs County taxable sales were 5.9 percent less for the second quarter in 2019 compared to…

Local Emergency response agencies were called to approximately mile marker 149 on highway 20 south for a report of a house fire on Monday . The home is located near the Hot Springs and Washakie County line. Responding agencies included Worland Fire, Thermopolis Fire, Washakie County EMS, Washakie County Sheriff’s Office and Wyoming Highway Patrol.…

The Thermopolis Independent Record reports a memorandum of understanding was signed between the State of Wyoming, Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources and the Town of Thermopolis last week. The agreement concerns local law enforcement officers being able to perform functions and enforcement within SPCR boundaries–particularly in Hot Springs State Park–as necessary in the…

Electonic device distraction is on the rise among youth pedestrians and drivers need to be on the lookout. Since 2013–the number of 12-to-19-year-old pedestrians killed has increased 13 percent. During that same time frame–high school aged students were observed wlaking distracted 35 percent more–20 percent in 2013 versus 27 percent in 2016–according to the newest…

The Thermopolis Independent Record Reports Hot Springs County School District has started their year with 670 students enrolled across all grade levels–an increase from 2018. According to Superintendent Dustin Hunt, the official numbers from the state do not come out until October 1 and because some families are in transition at the start of school,…


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