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Hunter missing ve days found safe

by Cindy Glasson
Tragedy was averted this weekend as two
hunters located 82-year old Wayne Hockaday who had been missing since Wednesday.
Hockaday left a note at his residence saying he was going hunting last Wednesday
afternoon. When he had not returned after
dark, the Sheriffs Department was notied
and Hot Springs County Search and Rescue
activated.
Search and rescue were out overnight on
Wednesday, searching the Black Mountain
area where Hockaday was believed to have
gone.
When he was not located that night, the
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Civil Air Patrol was called in out of Powell


and sector searches by air began.
With no real idea where on Black Mountain Hockaday may have gone hunting, and
knowing he deals with some disorientation,
Washakie Countys Search and Rescue joined
in, covering areas on the other side of the Hot
Springs County line.
Hunters in the area were asked to keep a
lookout for Hockaday and his truck and a few
times, hopes were raised, thinking his brown
Chevy had been spotted, only to discover it
wasnt his truck after all.
The search continued through Friday night,
Saturday, Saturday night and into Sunday
THERMOPOLIS, WY 82443

morning.
Hockaday was found Sunday, just before 2
p.m. by brothers Fred and Robert John who
were in town hunting over the weekend. The
Johns both grew up in Thermopolis and know
the area well.
The brothers had driven down Black Mountain Road, turning on the Big Hole BLM road
before going east about ve miles across the
ridges. They spotted Hockaday about a quarter of a mile away, and Fred John said they
saw him signaling them before he dropped
to the ground.
He was very dehydrated and exhausted,
See Hunter on page A8
USPS 627-300

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Preventing voter
fraud in HSC

by Cindy Glasson
From 2000 through 2010, 649 million votes were
cast in general elections, there were 47,000 UFO
sightings, 441 Americans were killed by lightning
and there were 13 credible cases of in-person voter
impersonation.
UFO sightings are more common than voter
fraud.
So is getting hit by lightning.
With election time just around the corner, County
Clerk Nina Webber and her deputies conducted the
mandatory voting machine test last Friday morning.
Each of the ve voting machines are hand-loaded by the clerk with a computer chip that has been
programmed by the State of Wyoming for state
and national elections and by the county or town
for local races.
Pre-lled ballots are then run through each of
the machines to ensure they are working properly
before being set back to zero. At that time, the slot
encasing the computer chip is sealed with a metal
locking mechanism until voting is completed on
Election Day.
At that time the voting machines are locked in
individual cases and stored in a secure area where
only a few people have access.
That access is through a fob key system with
each fob programmed with a specic, individual
number. At any time, Webber can check who has
been in the secure area along with the time and
date of entry, all based on which fob was used.
All ballots are also kept securely locked away
until the election with limited access. Every ballot is counted once it arrives at the clerks ofce,
re-packaged, signed and dated so every ballot is
accounted for.

photo by Cindy Glasson

Magic smoke

Kolby Riveria looks a bit apprehensive at the mysterious smoke coming out of the cup at the Lights On Afterschool Celebration, but Dallyn Grifn is taking it all in stride. Students and their siblings, along with parents, were treated to dinner and a selection of games and experiences revolving around things that glow in the dark. The evening culminated
with lighted luminaria on the Thermopolis Middle School's front lawn.

Election Day
The morning of the election, the individual cases are moved to the various polling places and the
next step in the democratic process begins.
When the election judges rst turn on the voting
machines they are prompted to run a check that
prints out a slip of paper showing the machine is
set to zero votes, the date and a timestamp. Three
of the election judges are required to sign that slip.
Voting begins at each of the polling places at
7 a.m.
Once a voter has lled our their ballot, they
take it to the judge at the voting machine where it
is placed in a slot and electronically scanned and
the votes counted. Every ballot is dated and time
stamped to ensure accuracy.
If a voter has accidentally voted for too many
people on their ballot the machine will catch it and
return the ballot. The ballot is then destroyed and
a new ballot given to the voter.
In addition, if there is a write in on the ballot,
See Voting on page A8

EDC gains insight through survey


by Mark Dykes
A few months ago the Thermopolis-Hot
Springs County Economic Development Company (EDC) set up a survey for people to share
their thoughts on the county strengths and
challenges, as well as items such as where they
do their shopping and receive services such as
medical and dental.
Amanda Moeller, CEO for the EDC, said she
hasnt had time to really collate the information,
but some of it stands out on its own. There were
a total 101 respondents for the survey, though
it allowed for people to skip questionss if they
chose. Moeller noted about 92 percent of all respondents believe Hot Springs State Park is a
strength for the county.
Moeller said, with regard to this particular
question, people could put more than one answer. Additional percentage results were: Big
Horn River 85.15, Small town feeling 79.21,
Natural environment 62.38, Boysen Reservoir 55.45, Affordable place to live 39.6,
Historical society 22.77, Lively downtown
16.83 and Historic homes and buildings 14.85.
Moeller pointed out there were a lot of responses with regard to the growing arts program, and
many were in favor of the hospital and tourism.
As for challenges facing the community,
Moeller said the highest percentage was for Difcult for young people to remain in town, lack of
opportunity, at 84.16 percent. Moeller said its

important to note thats the number one thing,


for whatever reason, be it lack of daycare, the
cost of food and fuel or other causes.
Much like the question about community
strengths, respondents could select more than
one answer.
Other percentages were: Small population/
market share for growing a retail or business
base 54.46, Lack of public transportation
30.69, Deteriorating roadways and public infrastructure 29.70, Lack of new houses being built 26.73, Need for affordable senior
housing 22.77, Cost of solid waste removal
14.85, Unsafe pedestrian or bicycle conditions
11.88, and Tax burden disproportionately on
residential base 9.9.
Some of the responses might be surprising,
Moeller said, further explaining that many people choose to spend their money in town and use
local services. Its a myth that people want to go
out of town to do their shopping, she said. According to the survey, over 60 percent of people shop
locally, and about 14 percent do their shopping
online, which is a big competitor. In the same
vein, over 70 percent of the respondents receive
most of their services here in town.
Though many would like to see improvement
to current businesses, the survey also asked
what other businesses they would like to see
See Survey on page A8

Hot Springs State Park master plan unveiling

The Hot Springs State Park


new 20 year master plan will
be unveiled on Thursday, Nov.
3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Wyoming
Dinosaur Center, 110 Carter

Ranch Road.
A brief presentation by HSSP
Superintendent Kevin Skates
will explain the highlights of
the master plan. Discussion

and questions from attendees


will follow.
The public is invited to attend
the unveiling and share their
thoughts with Skates.

Wreck closes
Wind River Canyon
Friday night
by Cindy Glasson
Thermopolis Volunteer Firemen and Mortimore Ambulance Service responded to a twovehicle collision between the rst and second
tunnels in Wind River Canyon Friday night.
First responders from Fremont County,
specically Shoshoni, were also on scene as
the accident was across the county line in
Fremont County.
According to Wyoming Highway Patrol,
there were three injuries with the accident.
A Glenrock man was reportedly traveling
north on US 20 toward Thermopolis when,
for unknown reasons, he lost control of his
2000 Ford F-250 in the third tunnel.
The vehicle drove up onto a raised curve,
he overcorrected and struck nearly head on,
a 2015 Chevy Silverado that was heading
southbound. The Chevy was driven by an
individual from Fort Washakie.
The driver of the Ford bailed from the vehicle and ed on foot toward Thermopolis before crews arrived, however, he was located
on Saturday. His passenger received minor
photo by Cindy Glasson injuries and the driver of the Chevy received
minor injuries to his chest.
Clean-up of the accident scene caused the
closure of the canyon for a couple of hours
Only minor injuries were sustained dur- Friday night.
ing a two vehicle collision between the
The driver of the Ford received citations
rst and second tunnels in Wind River for leaving the scene of an accident and failCanyon Friday night.
ure to maintain a lane of travel.

Tunnel tangle

Sheriffs department
Tuesday, October 18
3:27 p.m. Report of a vehicle
parked on private property. The
owner was contacted, and stated
the vehicle had broke down and
he planned to move it in a couple
days. The vehicle was moved.
Wednesday, October 19
6:23 p.m. Report of hunters
trespassing on Buffalo Creek. A
deputy arrived, spoke to parties
involved, and reached a satisfactory solution.
Friday, October 21
3:11 p.m. Request for assistance with a cattle crossing at
mile marker 10 on Highway
120. The crossing was completed
without incident.
Saturday, October 22
5:23 p.m. Call from the Kirby
area, regarding neighbors coming onto property and being loud.
A verbal trespassing notice was
issued.
8:25 p.m. Report of people in
the area of the Ice Castles that
did not belong there. Three juveniles were located with an adult.
Sunday, October 23
1:26 a.m. Report of livestock
out near mile marker 10 on Highway 120.
4:27 a.m. Report of an intoxicated subject leaving the county,
en route to Worland. The subject
could not be located.
Monday, October 24
11:41 a.m. Two calls about
cows out around Lane 12. When
a deputy arrived both times, the
cows were back in. The brand
inspector was also notied, to
determine to whom the animals
belonged.
11:53 a.m. Call to a disabled
vehicle on Highway 20. The driv-

er was located, and said he had


friends coming to help him.
Police department
Tuesday, October 18
8:03 a.m. Report of a screen
off a window, though it may have
been pulled off by the wind.
10:28 a.m. Welfare check on
an individual, who was found
to be ne.
11:45 a.m. Report of a barking
dog. The owner was contacted,
and said he would put the dog
inside.
1:50 p.m. Report of a male
subject beating on a female subject. Karl Loos was arrested for
battery and interference with
an ofcer.
3:09 p.m. Subject called to
complain his mother was telling him and his girlfriend how
to cook and clean the house.
5:40 p.m. Person(s) unknown
damaged the fence at the southeast eld at the fairgrounds.
Planks were torn off and scattered.
8:17 p.m. Report of a vehicle
driving with its headlights off.
The vehicle could not be located.
9:26 p.m. Complainant reported an unknown vehicle pulling into the driveway.
Wednesday, October 19
8:39 a.m. Request from Highway Patrol to stop a semi, so the
trooper could issue a citation.
The semi could not be located.
8:55 a.m. Caller reported a
stray cat in the home. An ofcer
responded and helped remove
the animal.
2:36 p.m. Report of a barking
dog. The owner was contacted.
4:19 p.m. An injured cat was
picked up and taken to the vet.
6:35 p.m. Complainant called
about an individual in the yard.
The individual was served with
a notice of trespassing.
Thursday, October 20
11:46 a.m. Report of potential
education neglect. It was determined the juveniles in question
had moved, and were attending

at a different school.
4:17 p.m. Report of a vehicle
passing a stopped school bus.
Upon review of video, there were
no law violations.
5:58 p.m. Complaint of a person spinning out of a driveway.
Contact was made with the driver, who was polite and offered to
apologize. The issue was resolved
with a warning.
Friday, October 21
5:42 a.m. Report of a barking
dog. The dog could not be located.
11:22 a.m. Report of a vehicle
parked in front of a residence for
a long time. It was determined
the situation was OK.
11:58 a.m. Request was made
for a cat trap.
5:35 p.m. Report of a tree
branch broken off. It appeared
to the ofcer that a deer rubbed
against the tree and broke the
branch.
5:57 p.m. Report of dog out.
Caller reported later the dog had
been found.
10:39 p.m. Dispute between a
grandfather and grandson.
Saturday, October 22
9:42 a.m. Report of a dog at
large. Ofcer arrived about the
same time as the owner, who retrieved the dog.
2:52 p.m. Civil standby was
requested, while a party retrieved property.
5:51 p.m. Report of a barking
dog. The owner was contacted,
and brought the dogs inside.
Sunday, October 23
4:38 a.m. Subject reported
someone shining a light in the
window. No subjects were found.
4:27 p.m. Complainant reported being harassed by a subject at the bath house. It was
later discovered the report was
unfounded.
Monday, October 24
10:22 a.m. Report of a disagreement between a grandfather and grandson.
11:05 a.m. A vehicle drove by
a stopped bus. The driver was issued a citation.

Several appear in court Monday

by Mark Dykes
Monday in Hot Springs District Court, Samantha Messick was sentenced to three years of supervised probation. Messick who was arrested June
30 for her involvement in a high-speed chase on a
stolen motorcycle, pleaded guilty earlier this year
to conspiracy to wrongful receiving, concealing or
disposing of property and interference with a peace
ofcer. A third charge of possession of a controlled
substance was dismissed.
Messick was sentenced to 2.5 to four years in
prison on the conspiracy charge, though that sentence was suspended for three years of supervised
probation. A $3,000 ne for the charge was also
suspended.
As for the interference charge, it resulted in a
180-day jail sentence, which was suspended for
eight months probation, served concurrently. However, a $500 ne was not.
During proceedings, Messick said she believes
she can and will complete the probation.
Also in court, Lola Vialpando entered a plea of
not guilty to 10 counts of forgery and three counts
of theft over $1,000. The charges allege Vialpando
stole from her employer of several years, using the
money for personal purchases. Vialpandos trial is
expected to take four days; a date has not been set.
Lane Gunkel changed his plea to guilty on a
charge of third-degree sexual abuse of a minor.
The charge was amended from a second-degree
abuse charge, and additional counts of seconddegree sexual abuse of a minor and third degree
sexual abuse of a minor were dismissed.
The charges stem from a Feb. 9 incident, though
during testimony taken Monday it was indicated

there was consensual contact between Gunkel and


the alleged victim.
Cory A. Ireland pleaded not guilty to fourth-offense driving under the inuence. The charge is
from a Sept. 1 incident, though records show Ireland had previous convictions on Dec. 28, 2006,
June 29, 2007, and Sept. 17, 2007.
Ireland was arrested following a one-vehicle
rollover accident near mile marker 20 on Highway
120. He stated that he swerved to miss an antelope, though the responding trooper detected an
odor of alcoholic beverage on him. Ireland refused
a blood test, but the trooper applied for and was
granted a warrant for a blood draw. The result of
that draw, read in court, was .33 A two-day trial
is expected, though no date was set.
Wade Grieve agreed to plead guilty to two counts
of possession of a controlled substance one felony and one misdemeanor and a count of forgery. The charges are from two separate but related cases. During proceedings Monday, Grieve said
around Nov. 16, 2015 he had modied a notice to
quit, whiting out the name on it and putting another name. He further added he did not have the
money to pay for the notice.
Grieve also noted his home was searched and
methamphetamine was found. He admitted the
drug was his.
When sentenced, Grieve is looking at one year
at the Hot Springs County Detention Center for
the possession charges, and 18-36 months for the
forgery. Those sentences would be served concurrently, but the sentence could be modied if Grieve
seeks out, and is successful with, inpatient treatment programs.

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photo by Cindy Glasson

Rollover in town

Thermopolis Police Department responded to a one-vehicle rollover at about


12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19. According to the report, Mona Riddle was southbound on Sixth in a Ford Explorer, when the accelerator stuck. The Explorer
struck three other vehicles, a decorative light post and a trafc control sign before rolling near the 800 block of South Sixth. It was reported that three people
in one of the struck vehicles suffered whiplash. Riddle stated she tried to apply the brakes to get the vehicle to stop, and witnesses reported seeing smoke
from the vehicle.

11:23 a.m. An arrest warrant


from district court was served
on Autumn Boyle, whose bond
was revoked.
3:51 p.m. Report of harassment via phone calls, texts and
social media. The complainant
was told what steps to take, to
isolate such contacts.
7:30 p.m. Subject called, concerned about a family member
that could not be located.
Circuit court
Vicki Rowan was found guilty
of breach of peace and interference with a peace ofcer, and
was sentenced to 45 days in jail
with 42 days suspension and six
months unsupervised probation.

Fees and nes are $440.


Autumn Boyle was found
guilty of breach of peace, and
was sentenced to 30 days in jail
with 30 days suspension and six
months unsupervised probation.
Fees and nes are $440.
Births
Bently Baugh was born Sunday, October 23, 2016, at Hot
Springs County Memorial Hospital to Amy and Mykle Baugh

of Wyoming.
He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long.
Grandparents are Joe and
Vicky Nehl and Bruce and Christina Baugh, all of Wyoming.
Divorces
Sarah Cox vs. Theron Cox
Rui Palmore vs. Robert Palmore
Whitney Pounds vs. Josh
Pounds

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307-527-1978

Dr. Lee - Orthopedic

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Plenty of treats during Moonlight Madness

Moonlight Madness is coming to downtown


Thermopolis once again on Thursday, Oct. 27,
beginning at 4 p.m. There will be great specials
from local businesses all over town that will be
open for the festivities, and dont forget to trick
or treat at the downtown stores.
There will be a kid-friendly haunted house at
the H.O.P.E. Agency from 4-6 p.m., and the Pinnacle Bank costume judging will begin at 5:45
p.m. at Bicentennial Park.
Those looking for a bit to eat can stop by Masonic Malta Lodge No.17 from 4-7 p.m. for a taco;
each is made on a 10-inch soft shell with plenty

of meat and other toppings, and theyre going for


$7 each. Proceeds will go to Clay Little, who is
enduring a battle with cancer.
Take a trip on a haunted bus ride, hosted by
Needful Things and Hazel-n-Pearls; H-n-P will
also be the home for the costume contest photo
booth by Shailee Harvey Photography.
Those looking for additional opportunities to
get some candy can check out the Trunk or Treat
by Bicentennial Park, and the piata bash at
Las Fuentes after the kids costume contest. The
bash is free, and there will also be free apple cider served.

Pheasants Forever banquet Saturday

The fourth annual Pheasants Forever, Wedding of the Waters Chapter banquet has much
in store for its annual banquet Saturday, Oct. 29
in its work to enhance the sport and keep youth
involved in pheasant hunting.
The banquet starts at 5 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Hot
Springs County Fair Building. It features adult
and kids games to test your luck to win valuable
prizes. A live auction will feature 22 items including artwork, food, drink, rearms and more.
There will also be 10 rafe buckets and 10 silent
auction items.
The chapter is completely about getting kids
involved and teaching safety. The proceeds of
the banquet will be used to support Hot Springs

County youth programs including youth hunts


that will be organized in the fall.
The purpose of the organization statewide
and nationally has been to improve pheasant
habitat, but in Hot Springs County it will primarily support and educate children. Another
purpose of the banquet will be to get more people
from the county involved with the organization.
The auctions, rafes and games will feature
donated items and merchandise from local businesses and individuals.
Tickets to the banquet are available at the
Thermopolis-Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce, White Horse Country Store and by calling 921-1538.

Jones places in Yellowstone Classic

By Mark Dykes
Recently, Kaila Jones placed
fth in the Open Class A Bikini division of the Yellowstone
Classic.
Jones said the Classic is
a bodybuilding competition,
where athletes train in different
divisions, including Bodybuilding, Figure, Physique, Classic
Physique and Bikini. She further explained competitions
like Figure are judged more
on muscle and
how cut a person
looks, whereas
Bikini is focused
more on the softer side, and not so
focused on muscle. However, she
pointed out they
still want you
coming in having
some muscle.
Prior to her
placing in the
Open class,
Jones placed
ninth in Novice.
The fth place in
Open makes her
nationally qualied for one of
the bigger shows.
Right now, shes
keeping her focus on one show
at a time, and
on Nov. 12 shes
heading to Golden, Colo. for the
Rocky Mountain
Championships.
Shes also looking to see what
she can improve on to place at
a higher level. This is new territory going past one show
and its got her both nervous
and excited.
This year marks the second
Jones has competed in the Classic, as she took a fourth place nish in 2014. In preparing for the
2014 competition, she trained
alongside Amy Blake. Jones said
the prep work includes workout
routines and eating right, taking in enough proteins, carbohydrates and healthy fats. The
workout, she noted varies depending on the day; for example, Fridays are Flex Fridays
and she would work her biceps.
I love leg days, she said,
noting it seems funny because,
at competition she was able to
talk to the judges and they said

Harvest Dinner

Get your appetite ready for


the Saint Francis Annual Harvest Dinner, coming Sunday,
Oct. 30.
From noon until 4 p.m., share
food, laughter and fellowship
with friends and neighbors at the
Parish Fellowship Hall, across
the street from the church at
808 Arapahoe.
Tickets are $10 for individuals or $40 for a family. They
may be purchased by calling
Roxie Braley at 864-3444, Kathy
Wallingford at 921-1920, Patty
OBrien at 864-2862 or Iris Cavalli at 864-3819.

she should target her gluts and


her legs.
As for the day of competition,
Jones explained in the morning show, they call contestants
numbers; the contestants then
go out to center stage, do a front
facing pose, a back pose and turn
back to front. Contestants then
go off to the side of the stage.
Following that, contestants are
called by groups of ve and asked
to do the poses, so they can be
compared side
by side. The day
also includes an
evening show,
which involves
contestants
coming out to
center stage
and performing
their favorite
pose, then going to the sidelines. So many
women go to
each side, Jones
said, and you
hold your poses
for as long as
you can without shaking.
Obviously, this
is a bit more
challenging for
those called
first. Im so
glad Ive never been the
rst one out on
stage.
Jones love
of bodybuilding stemmed from high school,
where she had a love for gym
class. She noted teacher LeRoy
Hayes always made it fun, and
always had us trying to strive to
better ourselves for any of the
sports we were in. She couldnt
do sports the last two years of
high school due to a knee injury,
so she instead hit the gym and
fell in love with weightlifting.
One of the women there, Shantel White, was an inspiration.
She was lifting heavy, Jones
said, and still so beautiful.
After high school, she always
wanted to do more, but never re-

ally pursued it, until she got a


call to work out with her friend
Amy Blake. Jones said she
needs to have a goal to strive
for, and that goal was to be in
a Bikini competition; Blake offered to help her, for the 2014
competition. At the same event,
Blake competed in Figure, taking Overall Figure.
Jones said she didnt handle
coming out of competition well,
as she wasnt prepared for it
mentally. She did not plan to
do any more, but this past summer she was asked by her friend
Brant Knight to play on his softball team, which she did. He
also asked why she wasnt going to compete anymore, and offered to train her. She agreed,
as over a weekend tournament
she had told herself she could
do it again. Knight has been
her coach, trainer and sponsor
since the summer. He noted her
dedication to stick with a rigid
diet and the plan he came up
with for her.
Jones said Knight trained,
pursued his dream of competing and is now a sponsored
athlete; getting sponsorship is
something Jones is also pursuing. Companies look at what
athletes post, such as workout
pictures and videos, that would
show they are good representative of particular company. Its
a bit different for Jones, who
doesnt like to be the center
of attention, as shes recently
been doing some hashtagging.
She would rather share it, and
bring other people into it. I
want to help Brant make a bigger KnightVision [Bodyworks]
team. Thats my goal.
Jones has lived in Thermopolis since she was ve, and she
feels very honored and blessed
to be able to pursue the competitions, and be able to have the
time, energy and support from
everyone.
Thats whats awesome about
a little town. Everybody knows
you, and when youre really
striving for something theyre
always there to motivate you,
support you and lift you up.

We feel so blessed to have


such wonderful family and friends,
who helped us celebrate our 60th
Wedding Anniversary. We were truly
touched to have you all there.
We would further
like to sincerely thank
everyone for their thoughts
and prayers while we were
at Mayo Clinic and
St. Marys Hospital.

Love & God Bless,


Tom & Viola Ryan

photo by Mark Dykes

Music from overseas

Thursday and Friday, Scotsman Donnie Macdonald and Irishman James Keigher,
collectively known as the Men of Worth entertained the community through their
music and wit. In addition to a concert Thursday night which featured guest appearances from Chauncey Morris and members of the high school choir the pair
visited the local schools, singing to and educating the students.

Thank you to everyone who helped make the


2016 Thermopolis Gymkhana Series a HUGE success.
Bader Quarter Horses
Weston & Heather Jones
Kelly Robertson
Bobbie Zupan
Big Horn Federal
Shiloh & Tina Wallingford
Bank of Thermopolis
Sadie & Dave Eckley
Pinnacle Bank
Doug & Cindy Wallingford
Collette Owsley
Danny & Dani Jo Pebbles
Barb & Durwood Hansen
Sharon Johnson
Thermopolis Caf
Kathy Wallingford
Ryan Brothers
Shyla & JW Buckner
Trucking
Shannon & Nate Myers
White Horse
Rob Buckner
Country Store
CJ Nye
Jennifer &
Billie Jo & Jason Norsworthy
Mesa Harvey
Lola & Cheb Vialpando
Taco Johns
TJ Owsley
Big Horn Co-op
Tracy Loflin
Hot Springs County Fairboard
Jadeco
Valerie & Luke Mead
Amanda Peterson
We had a great time playing with our
horses and new friends this summer.

Come

Trick or
TreaT
with us at

Thermopolis
rehabilitation
& care center
Mon., oct. 31
6 - 8 p.m.
1210 Canyon
Hills Road

opolis

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Reese & Raysst nnual
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FREE
Cider & Hot
Chocolate
Prizes for:
Best Decorated
Car, Best Kids
Costume &
Coloring Contest

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IGA
Parking
Lot

Reese &
Ray's

307 864-5576

Safari Club
Restaurant

Safari Club
Lounge

Mon.-Fri. 3-9 pm
Sat. & Sun. Noon-9 pm

Mon.-Fri. 3 PM-Close
Sat. & Sun. Noon-Close

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Days Inn Hot Springs Convention Center

HALLOWEEN
PARTY

WYOMING
COWBOYS
Stop in Saturdays to cheer for your Cowboys and
watch the game on one of our flat screen TVs.
*No specials
during college games

Sat., Oct. 29
Come In Costume
Drink Specials
Prizes

Bloody Mary Sundays


.50 Off Drinks
$8 Pitchers of Beer
(With Food Order)

$1 Off Appetizers

Sunday & Monday Games Only

Opinion
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Our view
Sticking around

October 27, 2016

Blast from the Past

The Internet is not the latest, greatest thing to


come along and threaten to upend the newspaper industry.
In 1927, Charles Lindberghs historic flight across
the Atlantic Ocean was covered by Fox Movietone
News. It sparked rumors and fears of the end of the
newspaper industry.
The advent of radio news and later, television broadcasts, led to the more rumors that newspapers were
done as an industry.
But ink and pulp have persevered.
Not every newspaper from 100 years ago is still
around, but many of the ones that are left are stalwarts of what good journalism should be.
Journalism should be about researching deeply,
presenting information accurately, and holding our
elected officials accountable. It should not focus on
getting views or clicks or traffic to a website.
The Internet is an awesome and powerful tool but
online journalism is not working as a business model. And newspapers present more than simple rumor
and arguments, as have become commonplace on the
Internet.
A recent study of 51 major newspapers showed their
average online readership to be about a third of their
print readership.
Though circulation of print newspapers may be
dropping, print still reaches more than twice as many
readers as its digital counterpart.
For more than a year, and after decades of growth,
that number has remained steady, causing the industry
experts to wonder if their digital audience has peaked.
Print revenues still account for 82 percent of total
newspaper revenue.
Online readers flock to aggregator or non-newspaper sites instead of spending time with giants such
as the Wall Street Journal or the New York Times.
But 66 percent of online users prefer the print version of their newspaper.
From a business standpoint, it was a mistake for
newspapers to run headlong towards the web a
mistake that cost the industry millions of dollars and
worse, inferior journalism.
The tangible, accountable journalism that readers
expect from their news sources still comes from print.
This paper has been a fixture in Hot Springs County for over a century.
And we plan to stick around for another century.

We appreciate receiving letters to the


editor and regard them as our readers opportunity to improve our community, express
their beliefs and communicate through the
Thermopolis Independent Record.
All letters must be signed, with a telephone number and address listed for
verification of the source and to assist with
clarifications. Unsigned or libelous letters
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clarity, style, brevity and accuracy.
The number of letters which one author
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Letters may be delivered to 431 Broadway, mailed to P.O. Box 31, faxed to 8645711 or e-mailed to news@thermopir.com.

From the Oct. 26, 1989 Thermopolis Independent Record.

Letter to the editor

Forever grateful for help finding rings

To the good people of Thermopolis, We want


to thank you for the treasure that you have in
Hot Springs State Park and the good people who
work there. At the end of August we stopped
in Thermopolis to enjoy the hot springs on our
way home from visiting family and friends in
the Southwest.
I removed my wedding rings before enjoying the mineral springs and, somehow, lost

Mark's Musings
By Mark Dykes
Its almost here. The day when
everyone hits the polls unless
they chose to fill out an absentee
or early ballot. Its almost time for
the big top to come down on the
political circus for a couple more
years. I make this reference only
in regard to the presidential election, much like I have since frontrunners Clinton and Trump were
announced. It almost seemed like
a bad joke just a few months ago,

them between the locker room and my car. We


reported the loss to the police and received excellent help there.
When we returned to the pool, the people
on duty that day diligently helped us search,
even checking the laundry. The young man at
the desk found my wedding band before we had
to leave town. That gave us hope. And, sure
enough, someone visiting the springs later that

and now in a couple weeks one or


the other will be leading our country for the next four years.
Considering the options for President, my mind started considering if there have been other points
in United States history when our
options seemed a bit outlandish or
against the norm. Certainly there
were those who didnt think actor
Ronald Reagan was suited for the
job, nor did they think Jess Ventura
or Arnold Schwarzenegger would

who have stepped up to that plate, I


applaud you. The race is nearly run
now and Im sure some, if not all, of
you are ready for a break from the
campaigning.
To those considering public office,
though this years run is up, I encourage you to keep those thoughts
to the forefront. Im looking forward
to seeing what the results across the
town, county, state and country are,
and what the change if any of
political leadership will bring us.

Mail this form with your check to Box 31 or bring it to our office
at 431 Broadway, Thermopolis, WY 82443.
Name_______________________________________________
Address_____________________________________________

Lara Love
Publisher/Editor

Mark Dykes
Assistant Editor

Cindy Glasson
Reporter/Photographer

Town_______________________________________________
State___________________________________
Zip__________

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An independent weekly newspaper dedicated to the best interests
of the people of Hot Springs County for more than a century.
Postmaster: Send any address changes to P.O. Box 31,
Thermopolis, WY 82443.

make good governors. But, the fact


remains, these people went on to
hold political office.
The point Im trying to make here
is that anyone can run for political office, and if they happen to be
driven or charismatic enough they
certainly stand a chance at winning. The same can be said here on
a local level. It takes a lot of guts to
put oneself out there and run for political office, or rally behind a cause
they are passionate about. To those

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day or the next found my engagement ring and


turned it in.
Both rings are unique and sentimental to us
and we were overjoyed to have them returned.
Many, many thanks to the crew at the state
park and pool for their good work. We will be
back to enjoy your lovely town.

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Thermopolis

Letter to the
editor policy

October 27, 2016

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Obituaries
Lois Quintana

Lois Jean (Collins) Quintana, 72, passed away on September


9, 2016.
Lois, the youngest daughter of Noel and Mildred Collins, arrived two months early on October 17, 1943, in Worland, Wyo. She
had a strong will to live and that strength followed her throughout her life.
Lois grew up in Thermopolis, Wyo., with
her older sister Linda and younger brother,
Jerry. She graduated from Thermopolis High
School in 1961. She often reminisced about
her job at the local drug store and at KTHE,
the local radio station.
Lois married James (Jim) Quintana on
March 26, 1965. They had two sons, Louis and
Robert. Lois loved staying at home with her
boys while they were growing up and supported them in their many activities and sports.
The family moved to Riverton, Wyo., in 1984. When her boys
were older, Lois was able to pursue her dream of going to college.
She graduated with her associates degree from Central Wyoming College in 1992. She then worked for First Interstate Bank
in Riverton.
In 1996, Jims job took them to Powell, Wyo. Lois enjoyed staying home once again and enjoyed making crafts, especially with
stamps. Lois had an enormous stamp collection and she made
beautiful handmade cards for her neighbors, family, and friends.
She especially loved making them for her grandchildren.
Due to health reasons, Jim and Lois moved to Gillette, Wyo.,
in 2007 to be closer to family. Lois enjoyed crocheting, knitting,
and was an avid reader. Lois loved Jesus Christ, her family, and
George Strait. One of her most memorable experiences was going
to one of his concerts.
She is survived by her sons, Robert (Jaime) Quintana of Gillette,
Wyo., and Louie (Michelle) Quintana of Benicia, Calif.; grandchildren, Shelby, Ryan, and Kimberly; sister, Linda Free of Thermopolis, Wyo.; and brother, Jerry (Beverly) Collins of Miles City, Mont.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Noel and Mildred
(Purvis) Collins; and her husband, James Quintana.
Per her wishes, Lois ashes will be scattered with her husbands
at a later date.

Lily Schallot Carey

Lily Ann Schallot Carey was killed in an accident on Sunday, October 16, 2016, in Stillwater, Okla.
Lily was born in Worland, Wyo., to Shawna Schallot and Aaron Carey. She attended
schools in Thermopolis, St. George, Utah, and
Morrison, Okla. She was living in Stillwater at the time of her death. Lily was a new
mother to a beautiful son, Samuel.
We will miss Lilys laugh and fun personality.
She is survived by her parents, Shawna
(Jamin) Baumeister and Aaron (Cristalle)
Carey; siblings, Abigail, Celina, Aaron and
Dalton; grandparents; aunts & uncles; and cousins.
She was preceded in death by grandmothers, Maureen Schallot and Earlene Carey; and Grandpa Thomas Schallot.
There was a private family viewing in Stillwater. Cremation
has taken place. There will be a memorial service in Thermopolis in the Spring of 2017 for family and friends.

TRUNK TREAT
or

& Carnival Games

Risen Son Southern Baptist Church


342 Amoretti

October 31 5-8 PM

photo by Dennis Nierzwicki

Open the doors

The room stayed packed all night when One Eyed Buffalo reopened under new ownership Saturday night.

OEB opens doors under new ownership


by Cindy Glasson
If you missed the Grand Opening of One Eyed Buffalo last Saturday, you missed a great time
with a standing room only crowd.
Under new ownership with
Binky and Jennifer Fisher, along
with their partner Darin Homer
from Casper, the OEB is now a
family friendly sports bar featuring nine big screen televisions
and a whole new menu.
Whether youre in the mood
for a delicious flat bread pizza,
smoked ribs, brisket or pulled
pork, youll find it at OEB.
There is also a full bar now,
including domestic beers and a
variety of wines.
Families are welcome, too, including kids, until the kitchen
closes at 9:30 p.m. After that,
it becomes strictly a bar with

21 and over only allowed on the


premises.
This was a good expansion opportunity for us, Jennifer Fisher said. We have a really good
crew at Stones Throw and everything runs smoothly, so now is a
good time for us to branch out.
We have always felt there was a
definite need for a sports bar in
Thermop.
In addition to the food and the
sports on screen, Fisher is hoping to have live music as often as
possible, especially on Saturday
nights. She is waiting for some
new lights, monitors and mics to
be installed for open mic nights
during the week.
You may want to consider the
Mug Club, where you purchase
your mug and then receive a dollar off every beer you order in

HSC High School

HOT SPRINGS SENIOR


APARTMENTS,
62+ and/or disabled

Thurs., Oct. 27
Parent Teacher
Conferences, HS Gym,
4:15 p.m.-8:15 p.m.
Oct. 28-29
Regional Volleyball
at Rawlins

CANYON VILLAGE
SENIOR APARTMENTS,
50+ and/or disabled

Section 8 subsidy available.


Small pets allowed; utilities paid.
Laundry facility available;
mail delivery on-site.

EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY


CALL 307-864-2968
or Wy. Relay 711.

Hospital districts play a vital role in helping


many rural areas offer healthcare services
in their own communities. Because they are
governed by their citizens, public hospital
districts tailor their services to fit the needs
of the communities they serve.

Come Trick or Treat with us at

Canyon Village/
Hot Springs Senior
Apartments

From 2-4 PM in Canyon Village


& Hot Springs Lobbies
We would love to see your costumes.

Harvest Dinner

sunday, October 30

Roast Beef, Turkey and all the trimmings


Serving from Noon - 4 p.m.,
Parish Fellowship Hall

10 Individual

40 Family

Tired of the

drip,
drip,
drip
of your
old faucet?
Replace, update
your fixtures before
the holidays and
company are here.

www.bankofthermopolis.com

WHY A HOSPITAL DISTRICT?

the chill off for now and you can


even purchase a cigar from the
bar to enjoy with your drink.
One of the most unique additions is the Do It Yourself
Bloody Mary bar. You purchase
your glass of Vodka from the
bar and then hop up front to the
Bloody Mary bar where youll find
the mixer and a huge variety of
veggies and other things to create
your own, personal concoction.
The Bloody Mary bar is available from 10 until noon on Sundays.

On Friday, October 28th

Saint Francis

For tickets call: Roxie Braley - 864-3444, Iris Cavali - 864-3819


Kathy Wallingford - 921-1920, Patty OBrien - 864-2862

RENTAL

your mug for a year. Fisher is


also planning a couple of special
Mug Club parties during the year.
If youre wondering about the
brewery itself, it will continue as
soon as they receive their federal permit. For now, they have
enough stock to last for a while,
but once the permit is granted
they will start brewing their own
beer under the watchful eye of
their head brewer, Scott Holman.
You can still enjoy the fall evenings at OEB back in the beer
garden patio. A heater is taking

Wide selection of kitchen,


bathroom and shower faucets
in several finishes.
Something for
everyones budget!
Fittings, hoses, replacements
sprayers and all the additional
parts you may need to get
the job done.
Unsure of what you need,
rely on our customer service to
help you with your selection.

COMMUNITY
Mon.-Fri.
Thurs., Oct. 27














Fri., Oct. 28




Sat., Oct. 29


Sun., Oct. 30
Mon., Oct. 31


Tues., Nov. 1







Wed., Nov. 2




Thurs., Nov. 3





Calendar

Flu Shot Clinic, Public Health, 3-5 p.m.


Kiwanis Club, Days Inn, 6:45 a.m.
Storytime, HSC Library, 10:30 a.m.
A Cut Above grand re-opening, 3 p.m.
Conservation District meeting, Big Horn Federal, 6 p.m.
Main Street meeting, Main Street office, 6 p.m.
Kid friendly haunted house, H.O.P.E. Agency, 4-6 p.m.
Mason Tacos, Masonic Hall, 4-7 p.m.
Costume contest, Bicentennial Park, 5:45 p.m.
Pinatas bash, Las Fuentes, after costume contest
Moonlight Madness, downtown, 6-8 p.m.
Haunted Bus Ride, Hazel n Pearls, 6-8 p.m.
Costume Contest, Hazel n Pearls, 6-8 p.m.
The Kilted Man, HSC Library, 7 p.m.
Grief Share, Pioneer Home, 7 p.m.
Bighorn Bowhunters, fair building, 7 p.m.
Shawn Goodman benefit sale, 6th and Warren, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Toastmasters, HSC Museum, noon
Trick or Treating, Canyon Village Senior Apartments lobby, 2-4 p.m.
Pot luck dinner & bridge, HSC Senior Center, 6-8:30 p.m.
Open gym, armory, 7-9 p.m.
Shawn Goodman benefit sale, 6th and Warren, 9 a.m.-noon
Open gym, armory, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Pheasants Forever Banquet, HSC Fair Building, 5 p.m.
Harvest Dinner, St. Francis Catholic Church, 12-4 p.m.
Reese & Rays IGA Trunk or Treat, 5-7 p.m.
Risen Son Church Trunk or Treat, 5-8 p.m.
Thermopolis Rehab Trick or Treating, 6-8 p.m.
TOPS, Community Church, 9 a.m.
County Commissioners meeting, annex, 9 a.m.
Moms & Tots, vocational building, 10 a.m.
Rotary meeting, Days Inn, noon
FFA Alumni meeting, Vo. Ag. Building, 6 p.m.
East Thermopolis Town Council, 7 p.m.
Thermopolis Town Council, 7 p.m.
Bighorn Bowhunters, fair building, 7 p.m.
Prevention Coalition, Gottsche ADL room, 11:30 a.m.
Moms & Tots, vocational building, 10 a.m.
Storytime, HSC Library, 10:30 a.m.
Weed & Pest meeting, district office, 5 p.m.
Open gym, armory, 7-9 p.m.
Kiwanis Club, Days Inn, 6:45 a.m.
Storytime, HSC Library, 10:30 a.m.
Cemetery Board meeting, Riverside Cemetery, 2 p.m.
Friends of the Library meeting, HSC Library, 6:30 p.m.
Thermopolis Gun Club meeting, armory, 7 p.m.
Bighorn Bowhunters, fair building, 7 p.m.
Grief Share, Wyoming Pioneer Home, 7 p.m.

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COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
The Thermopolis Town Council met in regular
session October 18, 2016 at 7 pm at Town Hall.
Present were Mayor Mike Mortimore, Council
members Tony Larson, John Dorman Sr., Mark
Nelson and Dusty Lewis. Also, present were Mayor/Codes Administrative Assistant Fred Crosby,
Clerk/Treasurer Tracey Van Heule, Police Chief
Steven Shay, Town Engineer Anthony Barnett,
Public Works Director Ernie Slagle and Town Attorney Mike Messenger.
AGENDA: Nelson made a motion, seconded
by Larson and carried to approve the agenda as
written.
FINANCIAL STATEMENT: Nelson made a
motion, seconded by Mortimore and carried to approve the nancial statement for September 2016.
CITIZEN PARTICIPATION: CATERING PERMIT: Dorman made a motion, seconded by Larson and carried to approve a catering permit, for
Shortys, at the Fairgrounds for the FFA Alumni
Harvest Moon Ball on November 12, 2016 from
5 pm to midnight. The Fair Board gave written
approval for the event.
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: HOLIDAY
PLANS: MERI ANN RUSH: Mortimore made a
motion, seconded by Dorman and carried to approve closing 5th street from Broadway, east to
the alley on October 27 from 5 pm to 9 pm to allow for the Trunk or Treat event. Nelson made
a motion, seconded by Lewis and carried to approve closing 5th street from Broadway, east to
the alley on November 26 (Shop Small Saturday)
from 8 am to 8 pm. Rush also asked for a council member to attend the solar eclipse planning
meetings. The next meeting is November 15th at
10 am at the Fire Hall.
TOWN ENGINEER: ANTHONY BARNETT:
PROJECT UPDATES: Barnett noted the milliongallon tank painting project is ahead of schedule
and the tank will need minimal welding. WWDC
received the Water Phase 1 request.
TOWN ATTORNEY: MIKE MESSENGER:
FIRST READING OF AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING OUTDOOR RECREATIONAL BURNING: Messenger read the ordinance. Nelson made
a motion and Lewis seconded. Discussion ensued
on amending the ordinance to follow the county
re ban and the different vegetation in town. Motion carried.
ADMINISTRATION: FRED CROSBY: Nelson
made a motion, seconded by Larson and carried
to support awarding the returned County Consensus grant funds (about $97,000) to the Town
of Kirby, the next alternate, for their $150,000
water tank project.
MAYOR & COUNCIL: Mortimore noted the
landll had received nearly 3,000 tires prior to
charging for tires. No more tires will be taken,
until the Ordinance goes into effect. Discussion
ensued on costs of shredding, costs of transporting, using the shreds as temporary cover. Slagle
will contact rms that shred tires. Additional
discussion ensued on likely sewer and sanitation
rate increases after the rst of the year, an upcoming candidate forum in Worland and lights in
Bi-Centennial Park. Mortimore made a motion,
seconded by Dorman and carried to authorize the
purchase of solar lights for the park. The meeting
adjourned at 8:00 pm. The next Council meeting
is November 1, 2016 at 7 pm.
ATTEST:
__________________
Tracey Van Heule,
Clerk/Treasurer

___________________
Mike Mortimore,
Mayor

Pub. Oct. 27, 2016

No. 7906

PUBLIC NOTICE
Pursuant to the Wyoming Administrative Procedure Act and the Wyoming Public Service Commissions (Commission) Procedural Rules, notice
is hereby given of the Application of Wyoming Gas
Company (WGC or the Company) for a general rate
case increase of $473,219 per annum, to amend
its Rules and Regulations, to conform its tariffs

October 27, 2016

Public notices

pursuant to revised Commission Rules effective


March 21, 2016, and upon the Joint Application
of WGC and NG Transmission (NGT) for authority to merge and for NGT to discontinue utility
service currently offered to the public (collectively
Application) as more fully described below.

impaired persons may contact the Commission


through Wyoming Relay at 711. Please mention
Docket Nos. 30009-60-GR-16 and 50051-2-PR16 (Record No. 14566) in your communications.

WGC is a public utility as dened in W.S.


37-1-101(a)(vi)(D), NGT is a public utility as dened by W.S. 37-1-101(a)(vi)(G), as such both
are subject to the Commissions jurisdiction pursuant to W.S. 37-2-112 and provide utility service to the public under Certicates of Public
Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) authorized
by the Commission.

Pub. Oct. 27, 2016

On October 3, 2016, WGC led its general rate


application with supporting preled testimony
and exhibits. In its Application, WGC requests
the following: [i] an order authorizing an increase
in the distribution rates and charges for natural
gas service rendered in Wyoming in the annual
amount of $473,219, which total is made up of an
increase of $449,484 in general gas revenues, and
an increase of $23,735 in other service charges
and fees; [ii] approval of an overall rate of return
on rate base of 9.837%; [iii] approval of amendments to its Rules and Regulations; [iv] approval
of tariffs in conformance with revised Commission Rules effective March 21, 2016. WGC and
NGT also jointly request: [v] authority to merge;
and [vi] authority for NGT to discontinue utility
service currently offered to the public and relinquish its CPCN, all as itemized in the testimony
and exhibits led with the Application.
In its Application, WGC requests changes to
the distribution portion of the Companys rates
and proposes a Return on Equity (ROE) of 12.73%
and the corresponding overall rate of return on
rate base of 9.837%, to make up the current annual deciency of $473,219. WGC bases its request on an adjusted test-year for the 12 months
ending May 31, 2016.
The effect of the proposed general rate increase
on the typical WGC customer in three rate classes
will be: Residential $92/year with projected average usage of 954 Ccf/year; Small Commercial
$162/year with projected average usage of 1,811
Ccf/year; and, Large Commercial $86/year with
projected average usage of 12,028 Ccf/year. Actual
bills will vary with usage. Customers served under other service schedules should contact WGC
for details on how the changes will affect them.
WGC also proposes to amend its Rules and Regulations to amend its descriptions and increase
certain service charges and fees, and includes
amendments to otherwise conform with the recently adopted Commission Rules.
WGC and NGT further jointly propose to merge
and reorganize the utilities as a single verticallyintegrated gas utility, and for NGT to discontinue
utility service currently offered to the public and
relinquish its CPCN.
This is not a complete description of the Application. Interested persons may inspect the Application at WGCs and NGTs ofces in Worland,
Wyoming, and at the Commissions ofces in Cheyenne, Wyoming, during regular business hours.
Anyone desiring to le a public comment, statement, intervention petition, protest or request
for a public hearing in this matter must le with
the Commission in writing on or before November 23, 2016. Any intervention request led with
the Commission shall set forth the grounds of the
proposed intervention or request for hearing as
well as the position and the interest of the petitioner in this proceeding.
If you wish to intervene in this matter or request
a public hearing which you will attend and you require reasonable accommodation for a disability,
call the Commission at (307) 777-7427 or write
the Commission, 2515 Warren Avenue, Suite 300,
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002. Communications-

Dated: October 24, 2016.

STATE OF
WYOMING
COUNTY OF
HOT SPRINGS

No. 7904
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OFFICE OF THE
BOARD OF
COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS
THERMOPOLIS
WYOMING
October 18, 2016

The Hot Springs Board of County Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, October 18, 2016, at 4:00 p.m. in the Public Meeting
Room at the Government Annex. Present were
Commissioners John Lumley, Brad Basse and
Tom Ryan. Also present were County Attorney
Jerry Williams, County Clerk Nina Webber and
Administrative Assistant to the Commissioners
Penny Herdt. Chairman Lumley led those present in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Approval of Agenda
Tom Ryan moved to approve the agenda as
presented. Brad Basse seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Road & Bridge Blade Buyback Agreement
Road & Bridge Superintendent Dave Schlager
presented the buyback/purchase agreement with
Honnen Equipment Company for trade in of the
old blade and purchase of a new one for the Commissioners consideration. Tom Ryan moved to
approve the agreement with Honnen Equipment
Company for purchase of a new John Deere 770G
Motor Grader in the amount of $17,488.87 after
trade-in of the old blade. Brad Basse seconded
the motion. Motion carried.
Tax Rebate
Assessor Shelley Deromedi presented the following tax rebate for the Commissioners approval:
1. Rebate #3-16 Parcel #2182 for tax year
2016 (District 152) D J & M Properties,
c/o DRCR, LLC Land and Improvements
described as Lots 17-20, Block 3, Original Townsite of Thermopolis, Hot Springs
County, Wyoming. When parcels #2182
and #1530 were combined for tax year
2016, parcel #1530 was not deleted in the
CAMA system, resulting in overassessment
of 6264 on this parcel. This necessitates a
rebate of taxes in the amount of $436.14.
Brad Basse moved to approve Rebate #3-16
to DJ&M Properties, c/o DRCR, LLC for parcel
#1530 in the amount of $436.14. Tom Ryan seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Youth Alternatives Program Funding Review
Youth Alternatives Director Barb Rice reported that, as ofcial notication of federal funding
has not yet been received, the reimbursement
deadline for last years funding has been extended from September 30, 2016 to March 31, 2017.
There is some money left in the grant, but not
enough to get through next March. The Commissioners agreed that the program has enough value
to County residents to cover whatever shortfall
may occur through March. Ms. Rice presented the
amended amendment to the VOA/OJJDP grant
contract for the Commissioners signature. Tom
Ryan moved to approve the amended amendment
extending the VOA/OJJDP 2014/2015 Nonparticipating State Award Subgrant from December 31,
2016 to March 31, 2017. Brad Basse seconded the
motion. Motion carried.
Sage Grouse Study Cooperator Letter to
BLM
Per a request from the NRPC, a draft letter to
the BLM regarding ongoing sage grouse studies
and the Countys desire to be more involved and

informed as bets the Countys cooperator status


in this matter was presented for the Commissioners review and signature. Brad Basse moved to
approve the chairmans signature on the letter
to Mary Jo Rugwell, BLM State Director, asking
for more involvement in the ongoing sage grouse
studies and stating Hot Springs Countys concern
that predator impacts on Sage Grouse populations
are not being adequately addressed. Tom Ryan
seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Gooseberry Road Discussion


Ray DeVries and TJ Owsley appeared before the
Commissioners to discuss the status of a four-mile
section of Gooseberry road leading from Highway
120 to the LU ranch headquarters. The road is
used by several residents and oil companies and
is currently in very bad shape. The Commissioners noted that this section of road is not a county
road, and therefore, no County money could be
used for improvement or maintenance of the road
section at this time. Mr. DeVries received permission to work with Road & Bridge Superintendent
Dave Schlager regarding an exchange of material
from the Brown pit for material from one of Mr.
Devries pits for private work on this road section.

Other Business
T-Hangar Status Discussion GDA representative Jeremy Gilb joined the meeting by phone to
discuss the current status of the T-Hangar relocation. Plan approval has been received from the
State Fire Marshall for the relocation of seven of
the eight t-hangars from THP to HSG. Tom Ryan
moved to approve the chairmans signature on the
DFPES General Plan Correction List Plan Review #16046 NEW (2) dated October 5, 2016 and
signed by Pat Westerholm on October 13, 2016.
Brad Basse seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Mr. Gilb outlined the permit requirement for a
six-inch curbing separating each t-hangar and discussed various options for constructing the curbing. The County will install and pay for the curbing. Mr. Gilb recommended that the curbing be
installed after the dirtwork is done and the oors
are poured, but prior to construction of the hangars. FBO Nate Messenger will be asked to inform the t-hangar owners of the permit approval
and the construction requirements. Dr. Willson
has sold his plane and no longer wishes to have
a hangar at the new airport. Tom Ryan moved
to cancel the Willsons lease/purchase agreement
subject to approval by Dr. and Belinda Willson,
and refund all monies paid for the t-hangar and
the ground lot lease. Brad Basse seconded the
motion. Motion carried. Clerk Webber and Nate
Messenger will work with the Willsons regarding this plan. The site plan for the Kerstetters
t-hangar is still under review. Tom Ryan moved
to modify the Kerstetters current lot lease from
Block C, Lot 3 to Block B, Lot 1, if the Kerstetters are in agreement with this modication. Brad
Basse seconded the motion. Motion carried. Mr.
Gilb was asked to continue to follow up on the site
plan review for the eighth hangar site.

Correspondence
Department of Audit Non-Compliant Special Districts Notice Darcy Axtell appeared before the Commissioners to note that the Conservation District has led their report since this
notice was generated.
Fair Board Minutes August, 2016
The Commissioners reviewed the foregoing
correspondence items. No additional action was
required.

Adjourn
There being no further business to come before
the board, Brad Basse moved to adjourn. John
Lumley declared the meeting adjourned at 5:20
p.m.
_________________
John P. Lumley,
Chairman

Attest:
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Nina Webber,
Clerk to the Board

Pub. Oct. 27, 2016

No. 7905

POT LUCK
Haunted Patio
Shot Specials
FREE Taco Bar
Come see what we
are brewing up!!

Friday, Oct. 28
9 p.m.
Designated Driver Available

RTY'

SALOON &
LIQUOR STORE

103 East Broadway 864-3641

MEDICARE OPEN
ENROLLMENT
Now through December 7

Call Vicki Powell


for all your healthcare needs

800-298-9810

BRIDGE

Friday, Oct. 28 6-8:30 PM


at HSC Senior Center

Pot Luck dinner and a fun


game of party style bridge
Players are encouraged to
bring a side dish but not required

ATTENTION HOT SPRINGS


COUNTY TAXPAYERS!
The first installment of the 2016
taxes is due by November 10, 2016.

If you choose not to pay in installments, you have until December 31, 2016
to pay the total without interest. Please contact Hot Springs County
Treasurers Office if you have any questions at 864-3616.

Pay online at http://www.hscounty.com/Departments/Treasurer/Default.aspx


Pay by phone: call (877)690-3729 and use jurisdiction code 5990

GriefShare is a weekly seminar (13 sessions) and support group for people who are
grieving the death of someone close to them. It will help promote healing after the
death of someone in your life. It is a Biblically based program that delivers hope
and support for those going through the grief process.

Thursday, Oct. 27 7 p.m.

(13 Sessions every Thursday - through Dec. 8, 2016)


The program is free to anyone that would like to come. All sessions will be held at 141
Pioneer Home Dr., Thermopolis at 7 p.m. The program is facilitated by Miranda Nelson, coleaders are Chris and Pat Volser. For more info please call Miranda Nelson (307)277-7731.
Sponsored by HS Hospice & First Baptist Church

Cold Weather is Coming!


Warm up at

White Horse County Store


Insulated Flannel
Shirt Jackets

Driving
Mocs

Jeans & Flannel Shirts

Kenetrek

Hunting & Hiking


Boots

180 Hwy. 20 South 864-3047

October 27, 2016

www.thermopir.com

NOTICE OF COMPLETION
AND FINAL PAYMENT
FOR WORK ON THE HOT SPRINGS
STATE PARK PASTURE ROAD OVERLAY
PROJECT
FOR THE STATE OF WYOMING
Under the provisions of Wyoming Statutes
W.S. 16-6-117, 1982, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that State Parks, Historic Sites, and Trails
are advised the work is completed on the Pasture Road Overlay Project at Hot Springs State
Park, Thermopolis, Wyoming, for the State of
Wyoming, the same being work performed between Synapse, Inc., Contractor of Lander,
Wyoming, and State Parks, Historic Sites, and
Trails, and this Contractor is entitled to final
settlement therefore.
On the forty-first day after the first publication of this notice, namely November 22, 2016,
State Parks, Historic Sites, and Trails, will
make final payment to the Contractor herein
mentioned for the full amount due him, and in
the event that any claim is not filed with the
said State Parks, Historic Sites, and Trails prior
to the said November 22, 2016, the same shall
be waived.
STATE OF WYOMING
State Parks, Historic Sites, and Trails
Dated: October 13, 2016
Pub. Oct. 13, 20 & 27, 2016

No. 7889

HOT SPRINGS COUNTY AIRPORT


THERMOPOLIS, HOT SPRINGS COUNTY,
WYOMING
SALE OF JOB-SITE TRAILER
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed Bids for the sale of the Hot Springs
County Airport: Job Site Trailer, will be received
by Hot Springs County, at the office of the Hot
Springs County Clerk, 415 Arapahoe, Thermopolis, WY 82443, until 2:00 pm local time on
November 3, 2016. Hand delivered bids will be
accepted ONLY on the date of the bid opening.
The bids will be publicly opened at 2:15 pm on
November 3, 2016 at the County Clerks office.
The Hot Springs County Airport is selling an
existing job-site trailer located at the Hot Springs
County Airport. The trailer will be sold as-is and
removal will be the responsibility of the buyer.
No bids will be received after the specified hour
and date, and may not be withdrawn after the
time fixed for opening them. The owner reserves
the right to waive irregularities in the bids and
reject any and all bids. No bids will be considered in which the Proposal has been modified.
Bids shall be on a unit price basis, as indicated in the Bid Form. The bidder must supply
all information required by the bid or proposal
forms and specifications.
The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents
is: GDA Engineers, 502 33rd Street, Cody, WY
82414. The Issuing Office normal hours are
Monday through Friday from 8:00 to 5:00. Bidders may obtain copies of the Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office during the hours
indicated above, or by registering and downloading the Bidding Documents online at www.
gdaengineers.com.
Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not
be available from the Issuing Office. Neither
Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full
or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including
Addenda if any, obtained from sources other
than the Issuing Office.
Bids may not be withdrawn after the time
fixed for submitting them. The Owner reserves
the right to waive irregularities in the bids and
reject any and all bids.
A pre-bid showing will be held at 2:00 pm local time on October 27, 2016 at the Hot Springs
County Airport, located at 1080 Manning Road,
Thermopolis, WY 82443
Owner: Hot Springs County
By: Nina Webber
Title: County Clerk
Pub. Oct. 13, 20 & 27, 2016

No. 7892

PUBLIC NOTICE
Pursuant to the Wyoming Administrative
Procedure Act and the Wyoming Public Service
Commissions (Commission) Procedural Rules
and Special Regulations, notice is hereby given of the Application of Rocky Mountain Power
(RMP), for authority to amend its rules and regulations for compliance with the Commissions
revised rules, effective March 21, 2016.
RMP is a public utility as defined in Wyo. Stat.
37-1-101(a)(vi)(C), subject to the Commissions
jurisdiction pursuant to Wyo. Stat. 37-2-112.
On September 30, 2016, RMP filed its Application requesting authority to revise its rules
and regulations for conformance with the Commissions revised rules, effective March 21, 2016,
pursuant to Commission Rule, Chapter 3, Section 25; including amendments to its tariffs
governing types of use of service, customers installation, metering, billing, disconnection and
reconnection of service, and customer deposits.
This is not a complete description of the Application. Interested persons may inspect the
Application at any RMP Wyoming business offices and at the Commissions offices in Chey-

Public notices
PAGE A7

enne, Wyoming, during regular business hours.

NOTICE OF APPLICATION

Anyone desiring to file a public comment,


statement, intervention petition, protest or request for a public hearing in this matter must
do file with the Commission in writing on or before November 10, 2016. Any intervention request filed with the Commission shall set forth
the grounds of the proposed intervention or request for hearing as well as the position and
the interest of the petitioner in this proceeding.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Erin E.


Welty has made application to the above Court
as provided in WS 2-1-205 for a decree in the
above captioned matter establishing her right,
title and interest in the following described
real property located in Hot Springs County,
Wyoming.

If you wish to intervene in this matter or request a public hearing which you will attend
and you require reasonable accommodation for
a disability, call the Commission at (307) 7777427 or write to the Commission, 2515 Warren
Avenue, Suite 300, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002.
Communications-impaired persons may contact
the Commission through Wyoming Relay at 711.
Please mention Docket No. 20000-503-ET-16
(Record No. 14555) in your communications.
Dated: October 12, 2016.
Pub. Oct. 20 & 27, 2016

No. 7896

STATE OF
WYOMING

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IN THE DISTRICT
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COURT
) ss.
COUNTY OF
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FIFTH JUDICIAL
HOT SPRINGS )
DISTRICT
IN THE MATTER OF THE )
CIVIL
NAME CHANGE OF
) ACTION NO.
TERRACE LEE
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C16-62
IRELAN WILSON
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NOTICE OF PUBLICATION
You are hereby notified that a Petition For
Change of Name, Civil Action No. C16-62 has
been filed on behalf of Terrace Lee Irelan Wilson
in the Wyoming District Court for the 5th Judicial District, whose address is 415 Arapahoe,
Thermopolis WY 82443, the object and prayer of
which is to change the above-named person from
Terrace Lee Irelan Wilson to Terry Lee Wilson.
Any objection must be filed with the District
Court within 30 days following the last date of
publication of this notice, or an Order Granting Name Change may be granted without further notice.
DATED this 11th day of October, 2016.
BY: /s/______________
Terri Cornella
BY: /s/___________________
Rose DeSeyn, Deputy
Pub. Oct. 20, 27, Nov. 3 & 10, 2016
STATE OF
WYOMING
COUNTY OF
HOT SPRINGS

No. 7895

) IN THE DISTRICT
) COURT
) ss.
) FIFTH JUDICIAL
) DISTRICT

IN THE MATTER OF
THE ESTATE OF
CLAUDIA DAVIDSON
GUERTZGEN,
Deceased.

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Probate No.
P16-12

The West half of Lot 13, all of Lot 14 and


the North half of Lots 16 and 16, Block 10 of
McManigals Third Addition to the Town of
Thermopolis, Hot Springs County, Wyoming.
Said application is filed in the office of the
Clerk of the District Court of the Fifth Judicial
District at the Hot Springs County, Wyoming
Courthouse, and any dispute as to the facts as
presented in that application should be filed
within thirty (30) days of the date of first publication hereof, at which time the real property
of decedent described above and located in Hot
Springs County, Wyoming, will be set over to
Erin E. Welty as her sole and separate property.
DATED this 17th day of October, 2016.
/s/______________________________
Michael S. Messenger WSB #5-1438
Messenger & Overfield, P.C.
Pub. Oct. 20 & 27, 2016

No. 7900

NOTICE OF ELECTION AND


SAMPLE BALLOT
FOR THE
COTTONWOOD GRASS CREEK
WATERSHED IMPROVEMENT
DISTRICT DIRECTORS
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Washakie
County Conservation District and the Hot
Springs Conservation Districts Board of Supervisors will conduct an election for the purpose
of electing one (1) director.
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to W.S.
22-29-110(a) an election for one (1) director of
the Cottonwood/Grass Creek Watershed Improvement District will be held on November
8, 2016. Election will be held and votes cast by
all qualified electors and/or landowners, which
own land lying within the boundaries of the Cottonwood Grass Creek Watershed Improvement
District. Any eligible voter who is not able to
vote in person on November 8th, should contact
the Washakie County Conservation District at
307-347-2456 ext. 101 or the Hot Springs Conservation District at 307-864-3488 to obtain an
absentee ballot. All other voting will be done in
person on November 8th. If you live in Washakie
County, you will vote at the Washakie County
Conservation District office located at 208 Shiloh Road in Worland. If you live in Hot Springs
County, you will vote at the Hot Springs Conservation District office at 601 Broadway, Suite
A in Thermopolis. Both the Washakie County
and Hot Springs County polling places will be
open until 5:00 p.m. on November 8th. All votes
must be cast by 5:00 p.m. on November 8, 2016.
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NOTICE OF PROBATE
TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN SAID
ESTATE:
You are hereby notified that on the 27th day
of June, 2016, the estate of the above-named
decedent was admitted to probate by the abovenamed court and as amended on September 8,
2016, and that MELVIN E. GUERTZGEN was
appointed Personal Representative thereof.

SAMPLE BALLOT
NOTICE OF ELECTION FOR THE BOARD
OF DIRECTORS
OFFICIAL BALLOT
COTTONWOOD/GRASS CREEK WATERSHED IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
The facsimile of the Paper Ballot, which
appears in this newspaper, is a sample.
Hot Springs Conservation District
&
Washakie County Conservation District
Official Ballot

Notice is further given that all persons indebted to the decedent or to the estate are requested
to make immediate payment to the undersigned
at c/o Williams Law Office,339 Arapahoe Street,
Thermopolis, Wyoming 82443.

Election ballot for the Board of Directors for


the Cottonwood/Grass Creek Watershed Improvement District, Washakie County, Wyoming and Hot Springs County, Wyoming, this
8th day of November 2016.

Creditors having claims against the decedent


or the estate are required to file them in duplicate with the necessary vouchers, in the Office
of the Clerk of said Court, on or before three
months after the date of the first publication of
this notice, and if such claims are not so filed,
unless otherwise allowed or paid, they will be
forever barred.

To vote for a person whose name is printed


on the ballot, mark the square immediately to
the right of the name of the person for whom
you desire. To vote for a person whose name
is not printed on the ballot, write the name in
the blank space provided for that purpose, and
mark the square immediately to the right of the
name of such person.

DATED this 13th day of October, 2016.


___________________________
Melvin Guertzgen
Personal Representative
Pub. Oct. 20, 27 & Nov. 3, 2016

No. 7897

IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF HOT SPRINGS


COUNTY, WYOMING
FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
IN THE MATTER
OF THE ESTATE
OF
LILLIAN BEATRICE
BOSS, aka LILLIAN B.
BOSS,
Deceased.

)
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FILED
) OCT 17 2016
) Probate No. P16-18
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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
VOTE FOR ONE (1)
Matthew P. Fantaskey

____________________________

____________________________

____________________________

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Filing Officer: Darcy Axtell
October 27, 2016
Pub. Oct. 27, 2016

No. 7901

NOTICE OF ELECTION AND


SAMPLE BALLOT
FOR THE
RED LANE WATERSHED IMPROVEMENT
DISTRICT DIRECTORS
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Hot Springs
Conservation Districts Board of Supervisors will
conduct an election for the purpose of electing

two (2) directors.


Notice is hereby given that pursuant to W.S.
22-29-110(a) an election for two (2) directors of
the Red Lane Watershed Improvement District
will be held on November 8, 2016. Election will
be held and votes cast by all qualified electors
and/or landowners, which own land lying within the boundaries of the Red Lane Watershed
Improvement District. Any eligible voter who
is not able to vote in person on November 8th,
should contact the Hot Springs Conservation
District at 307-864-3488 to obtain an absentee
ballot. All other voting will be done in person
on November 8th. Voting will take place at the
Hot Springs Conservation District office at 601
Broadway, Suite A in Thermopolis, WY. Hot
Springs County polling place will be open from
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on November 8th. All votes
must be cast by 5:00 p.m. on November 8, 2016.
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SAMPLE BALLOT
NOTICE OF ELECTION FOR THE BOARD
OF DIRECTORS
OFFICIAL BALLOT
RED LANE WATERSHED IMPROVEMENT
DISTRICT
The facsimile of the Paper Ballot, which
appears in this newspaper, is a sample.
Hot Springs Conservation District
Official Ballot
Election ballot for the Board of Directors for
the Red Lane Watershed Improvement District,
Hot Springs County, Wyoming, this 8th day of
November 2016.
To vote for a person whose name is printed
on the ballot, mark the square immediately to
the right of the name of the person for whom
you desire. To vote for a person whose name
is not printed on the ballot, write the name in
the blank space provided for that purpose, and
mark the square immediately to the right of the
name of such person.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
VOTE FOR TWO (2)
Ronald G. Luther
David Duncan
____________________________
____________________________

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Filing Officer: Darcy Axtell
October 27, 2016
Pub. Oct. 27, 2016

No. 7903

NOTICE OF FINAL PAYMENT


The Chairman of the Hot Springs Conservation District, acting as agent for Everett Jones/
Buffalo Creek Watershed has accepted all work
as complete according to the Project Agreement
set forth in the written Agreement between Everett Jones Ditch Creek Pipeline Project and
the Hot Springs Conservation District dated the
11th day of October, 2016 for the Hazen Draw
Pipeline Project. Everett Jones, Contractor, is
entitled to final payment, therefore, and on the
7th day of December, 2016, the 41st day after
the first publication of this notice final payment
of the full amount due under the Agreement
will be made. Nothing in this notice shall be
construed as relieving the Contractor and the
Sureties on its bond from any claim or claims for
the work or labor done or materials or supplies
furnished in the execution of the Agreement. All
persons having claims for labor and materials
furnished the Contractor shall present a verified statement of the amount due and unpaid
on account of the same to the District prior to
the day specified for final payment. Failure on
the part of the claimant to file each statement
will relieve the District from any and all liability on such claim.
Owner: Hot Springs Conservation District
Pub. Oct. 27, Nov. 3 & 10, 2016

No. 7902

NOTICE OF FINAL PAYMENT


Pursuant to Section 16-6-116 of the Wyoming Statutes, latest revision, Notice is hereby given that Hot Springs County School District #1 has been advised that the work on the
HAYES MEMORIAL AND TRACK APRON/
FENCING project has been completed according to the plans and specifications and rules
set forth in the Contract between Hot Springs
County School District #1, the Owner, and Big
Horn Redi Mix, Inc., the Contractor, and said
Contractor is entitled to final settlement therefore. All persons, firms or corporations who
have any claims for work done or equipment/
materials furnished on said work are hereby
notified that final payment will be made to said
Contractor in accordance with the terms of the
Contract after the 41st day (12-7-16) following
the first publication of this Notice. This Notice
does not relieve the Contractor and the sureties
on their bond from any claims for work or labor
done or materials or supplies furnished in the
execution of the Contract.
Hot Springs County
School District #1
/s/ owner
Pub. oct. 27, Nov. 5 & 12, 2016

No. 7907

PAGE A8

www.thermopir.com

Hunter

from page 1

John said. He had just enough energy to stand


for us to see him before going down.
John said Hockaday was able to talk and take
in water, even telling them where he lived.
The brothers loaded him in their truck and
drove over Wild Horse Ridge Road onto Buffalo

Voting

October 27, 2016

Creek.
Hockaday was taken to Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital via ambulance, but was only kept
a few hours before being allowed to return home.
Hes a very strong and courageous man, John
said. Im sure hell have a good story to tell.

from page 1

the machine recognizes it, counts


it and then drops it into a separate space within the machine,
allowing the judges to accurately count the write ins at the end
of the day.
Absentee ballots are brought
to the individual polling places
to be electronically counted on
Election Day as well. There is no
counting of absentee ballots before the election. The judge will
announce they are running the
absentee ballots prior to running
them through the machine to prevent the appearance of stufng
the box.
Over 300 absentee ballots
are mailed out in Hot Springs
County.
Once the polling places close
at 7 p.m., no one is allowed inside the building, including the
county clerk.
The nal tape is run, counting all the ballots and the judg-

es again sign it before breaking


the seal on the voting machine
and removing the computer chip,
which is handed through the door
to the clerk who brings it back
to the courthouse.
Once back at the courthouse,
each of the chips is run through
the main machine to tally all the
votes from each of the precincts.
Those numbers are then crosschecked with the tapes from
each of the machines at the polling places.
Having the cross-check system in place allows the clerk and
the judges to catch any discrepancies immediately.
Actual voter fraud
Voter fraud is actually less
prevalent than mainstream media would have you think.
Out of the 197 million votes
cast for federal candidates between 2002 and 2005, only 40 vot-

ers were indicted for voter fraud.


Only 26 of those cases, or
.00000013 percent of the votes
cast, resulted in convictions or
guilty pleas.
A report in 2006 from the U.S.
Election Assistance Commission
detailed interviews with more
than two-dozen researchers and
experts on voter fraud and intimidation.
The report concluded that impersonation of voters is probably
the least frequent type of fraud
because its likely to be the rst
to be discovered.
That would be especially
true here in Hot Springs County where the judges not only
know you, they more than likely
know your parents, your grandparents, your children, and will
blow that whistle hard and loud
if anyone other than you is signing your name on that line during Election Day.

Plan of action

photo by Cindy Glasson

Civil Air Patrol spotter Jerry Cowles looks on as pilot, Capt. Jeff Baum, center, and coordinator, Lt. Col. Mike Carlson, right, map out the ight plan for searching for missing hunter, Wayne Hockaday.

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Survey

from page 1

come in. Moeller said a dry cleaner is right up


there. Other respondents stated they are disappointed due to a lack of a convention center
or a full service restaurant. As for businesses
people dont want to see in town, Moeller said
adult entertainment and gambling establishments are high on the list. Others brought up
the point that some competition would be good,
and were very open to new businesses coming in.
As for obstacles that might keep those businesses from coming in, Moeller said it seems
many believe local government and the resistance to change putting up the big roadblocks;
additionally, she said, there is a small market
here and not a lot of people.
Concerning the responses with regard to local government, Moeller said if people are not
happy with what their local government is doing they can certainly change things by electing
others. She called for people to educate themselves more on the candidates.
Moeller was happy and excited to see that
about nine percent of the people who responded

are retired, and that most of the respondents are


people who work in Thermopolis, with an average age of about 30. Also, nearly 80 percent own
their home. These people responding, Moeller
said, have been here a long time and want to
see some positive movement in the community.
The survey results will be used in the development of a strategic plan for the future. Moeller
explained the EDC is interested in working with
the Town and County to develop an economic
strategy plan within the next year. The results
also show there is some room for improvement,
she said, and thats OK.
Of all the questions, Moeller pointed out What
makes Hot Springs County a good place to do
business? The majority of responses show its
the people who make the difference.
The full survey results are available online
at www.thermopolisedc.com. Those with any
thoughts, ideas or strategic input, or who are
interested in being on the EDC, are encouraged
to contact Moeller at 864-2348, or via email at
thermopolisedc@rtconnect.com.

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Churches
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Thermopolis

FEDERATED COMMUNITY CHURCH


6th & Big Horn 864-2524
Pastor Chuck Cooper
Presbyterian-Methodist
Sun., 8 AM
Sun., 10:30 AM
Sun., 10:30 AM
Sun., 6:30 PM
Wed., 4 PM
Wed., 6:15 PM

Sunday Worship

Sunday Worship

Childrens Education
Sunday Worship

Childrens Education
Youth


ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH

288 US Highway 20 South 864-2205


Rev. Samuel Needham
Sun., 9 AM
Sun., 10:30 AM

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH


310 South 6th St. 864-3171
Pastor Harvey Seidel
Associate Pastor Nathan Winters

Sun., 9:45 AM
Sun., 11 AM
Sun., 11 AM

Sun., 6 PM

Wed., 7 PM

Sunday School
Sunday Morning Worship
KDNO Broadcast
(101.7 FM or livestream
fbcthermopolis.org)
Sunday Evening Service
Bible Study & Youth

Meetings

RISEN SON SOUTHERN BAPTIST


342 Amoretti St. 864-4115
Pastor Brian Johnson

Sunday Divine Service


Sunday School & Bible
Sun., 9:30 AM Sunday School

Classes

Sun., 10:45 AM Sunday Morning


Service
HOT SPRINGS CHRISTIAN CHURCH

Sun., 6 PM
Evening Service
1102 Broadway 864-3321, 864-5619

Wed., 6 PM
Awana
Pastor Daryl Lottman

Wed., 6:30 PM Prayer Meeting
Sun., 9:30 AM Sunday School

Wed., 6:30 PM Youth Groups
Sun., 10:30 AM Sunday Worship Service
CHURCH OF CHRIST
Wed., 6:30 PM Wednesday Evening
7th
&
Richards St. 864-3300

Bible Study


SET FREE CHURCH OF THERMOPOLIS
810 Park St. (307) 867-2315
Minister Frank Robbins
Sun., 9:30 AM
Sun., 10:45 AM
Wed., 7 PM

Sunday School
Worship Service
Wednesday Bible Study

LIVING WATERS ASSEMBLY OF GOD


318 North 8th St. 864-3677
Pastor Mike Muench

Sun., 9 AM
Sun., 10:30 AM


Wed., 6:30 PM

Adult Sunday School


Sunday Morning
Worship with
Childrens Ministries
Wednesday Bible
Study with
Childrens Ministries

Sun., 10 AM
Sun., 11 AM

Mike Baker

Bible Study
Worship

THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST


OF LATTER DAY SAINTS
625 South 10th St. 864-9452

Wed., 7 PM

Young Men &


Women Meeting

Sun., 9 AM
Sun., 1 PM

Thermopolis Ward
Owl Creek Branch

Sacrament Meeting

Peace
Joy
Love

Cirque du
Health
West Park Hospital Health Fair

October 27, 2016

www.thermopir.com

PAGE A9

Board receives information on transition

By Mark Dykes
Tuesday evening, the Hot
Springs County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees heard from
Board Attorney Ron Jurovich,
who presented on the potential
transition of governance.
Should the initiative to create
a hospital district pass in the upcoming election, Jurovich noted
there are still a number of proceedings that could happen namely
the dissolution and termination of
the County Memorial Hospital.
He stressed the hospital board
may or may not vote to dissolve
the hospital.
Should the vote be for dissolution, there must be a plan by the
board, which would include payment of all bonds and other indebtedness against the hospital, and
disposition of assets; this disposition can be done to a non-profit,
governmental hospital or heathcare facility that provides services to the residents of the county,
but must be done upon conditions
agreed to by the receiving entity.
Another option is for assets to
be retained by the county, to be
used solely for healthcare purposes by the county.
The plan itself must be approved by the County Commissioners, and if so approved the
board has authority to take all
action necessary to put the plan
into effect and dissolve and terminate the hospital.
With regard to the district,
which would take over governance, it is a body corporate
named by the County Commissioners. The district has power

photo by Mark Dykes

Pumped up pumpkin

Three-year-old Kathrine Waid stands next to a monster pumpkin at the Hot Springs
County Library. Patrons are invited to guess the weight of the pumpkin, grown by
the Red Dirt Master Gardeners. Prizes for boy, girl and adult divisions will be awarded later this month for closest guesses.

to hold property, be party to con- cal outcomes. The letter further


tracts, sue and be sued, acquire acknowledges the mass media
real and personal property for hos- coverage of the inability to treat
pital purchases and convey, lease what were once routine infections.
or otherwise dispose of property This crisis, the letter states, is an
outcome of the actions of healthof the hospital.
Trustees make the rules and care providers, and cites several
regulations necessary for the hos- mechanisms, including: sub-optipital and file them with the county mal or inappropriate use of indiclerk. The district also establishes vidual antibiotics, antibiotic use
sinking funds those set aside when none is actually indicated,
for future payments on long-term or continued when they are no
debt for hospital purposes, and longer necessary, antibiotics preissues bonds for the purchase scribed at the wrong dose and
of property an improvement of powerful broad-spectrum antibiotics (frequently very expensive)
equipment for hospital use.
Jurovich noted that the tran- used when a targeted narrowsition of governance does not ad- spectrum antibiotic would have
dress items such as Medicare been effective.
Improper use of antibiotics over
numbers of billing, which could
determine the length of time decades has led to many bacteria
such a transition takes. He said becoming resistant to some, if not
if the district initiative passes, all, antibiotics, and infections bethe transition process begins. A coming more and more difficult
result of this transition could be to treat.
Interim CEO Margie Molitor
two boards one for the hospital,
one for the district operating reported she recently visited with
simultaneously until the process Rocky Mountain Oncology, which
completes. Jurovich said it would has services in Lander, and they
be a time-consuming task, but not are interested in establishing an
outreach clinic here. She noted
a daunting one.
In board action, a letter of sup- this is a good thing, as the pracport was approved for the Antibi- tice is already seeing Thermopootic Stewardship Team. According lis patients that travel to Lander
to a letter to the board, the team or Casper, and a clinic could prowas commissioned as a subgroup vide for outpatient chemotheraof the Patient Care Services Com- py locally.
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mittee, and as an outcome of the
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HOT SPRINGS COUNTY CONSERVATION


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ROSE WATKINS

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UW to perform Dracula ballet


by Mark Dykes
With a twist on the classic novel by Bram
Stoker, the University of Wyoming will present
a ballet performance of Dracula: the Legend in
Motion at the auditorium on Nov. 3 The piece is
choreographed by Jennifer Deckert, and features
an original score by Sean Stone. According to the
UW website, the show portrays the wonder, desire, and terror of Dracula, a story of passion and
courage that takes us from the mystery-shrouded depths of Transylvania to the stylishly steampunked streets of London.

The free show, recommended for age 11 and up,


is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. at the auditorium,
and those attending are encouraged to dress in
the style of Dracula.
Prior to the show, some of the dancers will work
with middle school gym classes and there will be a
face-painting fundraiser for the high school Drama
Club in the auditorium lobby, beginning at 5:30
p.m. Cost for the painting is: $1 for a small cheek
design, $3 for a half face and $5 for a full face.
Proceeds will help pay for Drama Club expenses
when travelling to State competition in Laramie.

Kilted Man Gurnsey playing at library


by Mark Dykes
Last week saw Irish and Scottish musical duo Men of Worth
performing in Thermopolis, and
the Celtic music continues this
week, as Matthew Gurnsey, the
Kilted Man, comes to Hot Springs
County Library Thursday evening, beginning at 7 p.m.
Gurnsey uses his music and
wit to take audiences on tales
of love, voyages and the colorful
lives of the every-man. Among
the instruments he plays are the
concertina, bodhran, mandolin,
penny whistle, bowed psaltery
and the bones.

The last of these is named so


because it is traditionally made
from bone; Gurnsey noted, however, that bones decay over time
but sets are also made of wood.
As for playing the bones, he likened it to the spoons.
While Gurnsey has some set
programs he has nothing specific planned for the Thursday
performance. He noted when performing at festivals its mainly
music, but at other venues, such
as libraries, he also tries to incorporate some education. A further note on the music, he said,
is around here the bar or pub is

a place to hear rock music, and


is not really a spot for a family
gathering, whereas in Ireland
its a different concept; there, the
pub is a place for traditional music and one might bring in his or
her own instrument(s) to join in.
When it comes to Celtic music, Gurnsey said, there are often dead, depressing lyrics set to
an upbeat tune The Bonnie
Banks o Loch Lomond is among
these. The music, he said, is not
just for kicking up your feet and
having a good time; though that
is part of it, the songs also have
a lot of history and depth.

Buffalo Bill Boycott returns Nov. 3


by Mark Dykes
Next month, fourth grade students will get an interesting look
at the history of Wyoming when
Buffalo Bill Boycott and Dr. Jo
(Flower of the Prairie) come and
visit with them, Nov. 3 beginning at 10:40 at Ralph Witters
Elementary.
Boycott said the program, The
Legacy of Wyoming includes
performance on fiddle, banjo,
mandolin and guitar; while he
is experienced in playing all four
instruments, Dr. Jo sticks to the
guitar and banjo, and they both
harmonize their voices.

Among the topics the address


are Native American history,
trappers, the Oregon Trail and
the transcontinental railway.
Boycott noted this railway was
very important to the state, as it
helped bring enough people out
here when Wyoming was still a
territory so that they could apply
for statehood.
While the program is largely
taught through music, there are
some spots for teaching moments
as well.
Boycott said there is also a
multimedia presentation featuring historical paintings and pho-

tos from the Buffalo Bill Center


of the West, the Wyoming State
Museum and Scottsbluff National
Monument.
The slideshow accompanies
the music, but also shows the
preservation of history through
drawings and photos.
Boycott said the fourth-graders are at a point where they are
journaling in class, and this is
another form of preserving history. He further pointed out in
the Rocky Mountain area fourth
grade students are those who are
studying state history, so the program fits into that curriculum.

Chris Amend to work with HSCSD art students


Thursday, Oct. 27, Gillette artist Chris Amend
will work with high school art students throughout the school day. Amend, who recently had a
showing at Flying Eagle Gallery, describes his
work as the visual product of my perceptions,
musings, thoughts, struggles, yearnings. It grows

from and gives voice to the daily processes of life,


as filtered through my own sensibilities and idiosyncrasies. Because of this, its untidy and disorderly as his mind.
Amend taught art for 36 years, but retired to focus on his work; he still teaches the occasional class.

Dining with dinosaurs

photo by Cindy Glasson

Dr. Bob Krisko chooses from one of the appetizer offerings at the Dinosaur Gala at
the Wyoming Dinosaur Center Saturday night. With soft lighting and a string trio
playing softly in the background, diners experienced a very special night amongst
the pre-historic displays.

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For You, For Your Children, For Your Grandchildren.


A yes vote for the creation of a Hospital District, and a yes vote for the
1% Capital Facilities Tax are yes votes for the future of Hot Springs County.

Thermopolis-Hot Springs County Economic Development Company:

Anthony Barnett, President; Joey Johnson, Vice President; Greg Willson, Corporate Secretary;
Brad Basse, Director; Mark Mortimore, Director; Carl Leyba, Director; Amanda Moeller, CEO
Paid for by the Thermopolis-Hot Springs County Economic Development Company.

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SPORTS & ACTIVITIES

Volleyball players
headed to regionals

by Cindy Glasson
Hot Springs County High Schools Lady Cats had their
last two games before the Regional Tournament this past
week, dropping both games in straight sets to Buffalo and
Douglas.
The girls went head to head with Buffalo in an away
game last Friday with Buffalo coming out on top, 3-0.
Buffalo is the number one team in our conference and
our girls really gave them a run on Friday night, head
coach Shannon Hill said. We stayed with Buffalo at the
beginning of games one and two, but they pulled away towards the end of each game.
In the third game we went on an early run and stayed
in the lead the whole game until it was tied 24-24. Our
girls fought hard the entire match and played tough defense against Buffalos hard hitters.
In the end, it just came down to us not being able to execute with the ball.
Standouts in Fridays game included Makayla George
with ve kills and three blocks, Kelly Johnson with three
kills and two blocks, and Lizzy Lonk with three kills and
four aces.
The Lady Cats turned right around and played Douglas
Saturday afternoon.
Douglas is the number one team in the east conference,
Hill said. Both teams were tough teams to end our regular season with, however, our girls came out ready to play
in the rst game.
We stuck with them for a while and then they pulled
ahead in the rst game and we lost our momentum, losing
25-7 in the second game. We stepped up in the third game,
which tends to be a trend with our team, and played well
until the nal point.
Unfortunately, we have been unable to string together three solid games against our tougher opponents. Our
girls are very capable of beating teams such as Buffalo and
Douglas as long as we can nish the ball and keep the other
team from going on runs.
Lonk led the team with six kills against Douglas, followed by Mary Ryan with an additional six kills and one
block. Maggie Ryan dropped for eight digs and popped over
a single ace. Haley McDermott had 14 assists on Saturday
along with three aces.
The girls will be in Rawlins Friday and Saturday for the
Regional Tournament.
We have a tough match going into regionals, Hill said,
with our rst opponent being Douglas at 12:30 Friday. If
we win, we would play at 4 p.m. Friday evening, and if we
lose, we play at 10:45 Saturday morning.
We have a great chance to make it to state, if we play
with the passion and the grit I know our girls have. This is
a huge weekend for them and I have all the faith that they
can be successful and prove we can play with 3A teams.

Girls bring home second


by Mark Dykes
The Hot Springs County High School Cross
Country nished their season Saturday, at
the 3A State Championships in Sheridan.
The girls team brought home a second place
nish with 80 points; Star Valley took rst
with 58.
Jules Ward came in at under 20 minutes
for the course, with a second place nish of
19:17.92. McKenna Bomengen placed ninth
with a time of 20:22.38, and Tahja Hunt nished 10th with 20:41. The three girls were
also selected as All-State in cross country by
the Wyoming Coaches Association. Hudson
Roling, who nished seventh for the boys
with a time of 17:18.96, was also named a
WCA All-State athlete.
There were strong nishes from the rest
of the team as well, with Olivia Weyer coming in at 25th with 21:33.69, Stacy Lewis
in 35th with 22:19.92, Erica Meier at 54th
with 23:51.97 and Aime Robinson at 61st
with 24:48.7. On the boys team, Sean Miller
placed 66th with 19:53.85.
Coach Brenna Abel stated The girls team
had a great season. The girls team won three

Bobcat cross country.


Roling received All-Conference and AllState honors as a freshman in 2014. He did
not run in 2015, but came out after golf with
very limited distance training and was able
to accomplish some outstanding results as
he received 3A All-State and All-Conference
honors this season. He's a great competitor
and has pure talent for running.
Abel noted Miller had some huge improvements this season, setting a new career personal record of 19:02 and showing
a lot of growth.
Stacy Lewis and Liz Rhodes are seniors
that will be missed by the team, Abel said.
Stacy is a four-time letter winner and Liz a
three-time letter winner. Stacy received AllConference honors in 2015 and 2014. They
have been dedicated to the team over their
career and will be deeply missed.
Meier, Robinson and Weyer are three
freshmen that made some huge improvements over the season, Abel noted. We are
excited to have them within the program
and excited to see what their future holds
for Bobcat cross country.

photo courtesy of Heidi Hunt Photography

Strong season f inish

The Lady Bobcats Cross Country team ended their season with a second place nish at State. The team includes, from left: Olivia Weyer, Jules Ward, McKenna Bomengen, Stacy Lewis, Aime Robinson, Tahja Hunt and Erica Meier.

Bobcat football season wraps up


by Mark Dykes
The Hot Springs County High School football program capped off with a Friday night
loss against Mountain View, 47-6, and a season record of 1-7.
Of Fridays game, coach Matthew McPhie
stated, We had a tough challenge with the
number one team from the 2A West division. Our boys played with a great sense of
pride and had great effort versus a very good
football team.
Offensively, McPhie said, they were led
by Milton Peden, who rushed for 70 yards

Jump up

invitationals this season (Riverton, Home,


and Powell) and won 3A East Conference,
and placed 2nd at 3A State.
The team motto this season, Abel stated,
was "Rise Up" and the girls denitely did
that. Being back in 3A this season allowed
our competition to increase the pure number of competitors in the races, and higher
challenging level. Our girls competed well at
state giving it their all and leaving nothing
on the course, Star Valley had a great race
and they were the better team on Saturday.
Abel also acknowledged the four All-State
individuals, pointing out Ward was a fourtime All-State Runner; Ward placed second
in 2013 and 2016, and rst in 2014 and 2105.
She goes into the Bobcat record books as
one for the best cross country runners from
THS, Abel stated. She had a phenomenal
career and her achievements speak for themselves. She has been a great leader by her
work ethic and dedication.
Abel also said Bomengen and Hunt
acheived some great things as freshman, receiving 3A All-State and All-Conference honors. Shes excited to see their future within

and did an excellent job for the Bobcats both


rushing the ball and blocking.
McPhie noted Ryan Johnsons scoring a
touchdown on a three-yard pass reception
from Cullen Becher, and his diving catch
near the sideline on a very good pass from
Becher.
Michael Harvey did a great job for the
offensive line, McPhie stated, blocking well
and opening up holes for the running game.
Defensively, the Bobcats were led by Noah
Schwalbe, with nine tackles. Jon Harvey
and Kolby George also played well for the

defense adding ve tackles each.


Harvey also blocked a kick and had a
tackle for loss, Harvey had a total of 18 defensive points.
Despite the score indicating otherwise,
the players fought to the last whistle and
competed extremely hard for 48 minutes. I
believe this was a statement game from an
effort standpoint about which direction this
football program is heading., McPhie stated. I am very proud of each of the Bobcats,
especially the seniors who just played their
last game for us.

photo by Cindy Glasson

Makayla George, left, and Shaynie Bauer take to


the air against Douglas Saturday afternoon.

Ready to roll

photo by Cindy Glasson

The Bobcats came out ready to roll against Mountain View in their nal game of the season on Friday night. "I believe this was
a statement game, from an effort standpoint, about which direction this football program is heading," said Coach Matt McPhie.

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4-H Achievement night set

Community members are


invited to attend the 2016 4-H
Achievement Night Banquet and
Awards Program on Saturday,
Nov. 5 at the Hot Springs County
Fair Building. The banquet begins at 5 p.m. and the awards
program will follow.
The Outlaws, Mustangs, Cowpokes, Hot Springs Hotshots

and Unbranded 4-H clubs will


be featured.
Each family attending is required to bring two side dishes,
such as salad, vegetable/casserole or dessert and place settings for family members, including plates, silverware, napkins
and cups.
There will be door prizes for

4-H members in attendance


who have completed their record book.
Senior members who are interested in helping emcee the
program are asked to call the Hot
Springs County Extension Ofce
at 864-3421 or Sharon Cordingly
at 864-9352. Set up will begin at
1 p.m. Saturday.

Barrel racing winter series begins

Leonhardt 15.923, JoDawn Leonhardt


16.015; 2D Riley Addington 16.166, Della Epler
16.419, Carrie Basse 16.559; 3D RaeLee Coyle
16.637, Jen Fernandez 16.681, Dusdee Shepperson 16.739, Missy Christian 16.836, Kelly Fisher
16.849, Gail ONeal 17.283, Randi Perry 17.363,
Kaitlyn Snelling 17.371, Kaylee Leseberg 17.408,
Karen Wilkes 17.454, Kandance Lumbardy
17.546, RaeLee Coyle 17.579; 4D Crystal Chapel-Schmuck 20.417, Valerie Stothart
21.849.
Pole Bending Mesa Allen 22.836, Kaylee Leseberg 23.144, Kelly Fisher 24.278, Maddie Fantaskey 24.472, Dusdee Shepperson 25.728, Carrie Basse 31.470.

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People are needed to help protect the livelihood of our community.


Our Hospital delivers an impressive array of services; it is the sole provider of outpatient surgery,
radiology, and clinical laboratory services.
The value of our hospitals extends well beyond direct patient care. It is also a powerful economic driver.
Our Hospital accounts for 15% to 20% of all jobs in our community (both primary and secondary
employment).
The presence of one physician accounts for 8.4 jobs in our local economy.
Health services and schools are the most important quality-of-life factors attracting businesses, new
residents, and retirees.
Some of the economic drivers are more indirect, but no less important. For example, it is estimated that
every healthcare dollar spent locally recycles through the community one and one-half times.
What happens if our hospital has to reduce services?
Certainly, patients feel the impact. Without a local provider, you would have to drive a long distance
to receive primary, and specialty care. This would present significant obstacles to a patients ability to
receive timely health care services. It may also increase the patients out-of-pocket ability to receive timely
health care services. It may also increase the patients out-of-pocket costs for ambulance services, personal
transportation lodging, and meals.
Losing a financially viable rural hospital also hurts the local economy. Besides the immediate loss of
hospital jobs, the closure of a sole hospital in a rural community results in an average 1.6% increase in the
local unemployment rate and a 4% reduction in per-capita income, concludes a Health Services Research
study. Shutting down a rural hospital ripples throughout the local economy in other ways. For example, the
city and county may lose property and other tax revenues previously generated by physicians and hospital
employees who have moved away. Local businesses suffer, too, from the loss of purchases by the hospital,
as well as personal spending by displaced employees. Indeed, a closed rural hospital can mean as much as a
20% loss of revenue to the local economy.
Successful communities take care of their churches, their schools and their hospitals. The reason for this
is fundamental and obvious. How we care for these institutions is a reflection of how we care about each
other.
The choice is ours whether we secure a known future by voting yes for the hospital district and special
purpose tax or continue to gamble with an unknown future.
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October 27, 2016

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Updates to Riverton
radar tower begin

The weather radar used by


the National Weather Service
Forecast Ofce in Riverton will
be down for three days beginning
Sunday, Oct. 30, for technicians
to install an important technological upgrade. The work on the
WSR-88D radar has been scheduled to minimize any potential
impacts to ofce operations and
will be delayed if hazardous
weather is forecast.
During the outage, some radar coverage is available from
adjacent radar sites including
Pocatello, ID, Billings, MT, Salt
Lake City, UT, and Cheyenne.
A crew will install a new signal processor, which replaces
obsolete technology, improves
processing speed and data quality, provides added functionality,
and increases IT security.
This is the rst of four major upgrades, known as service
life extension projects, planned

in the next ve years to replace


and refurbish major components
of the 20-year-old WSR-88Ds and
to keep the radars operational
into the 2030s. The $150 million investment is being made by
the three organizations that use
these radars, the NOAA National
Weather Service, United States
Air Force and Federal Aviation
Administration. The three other service life extension projects
include refurbishing the transmitter, pedestal, and equipment
shelters.
The tri-agency Radar Operations Center, which supports
the radars, estimates it will take
about 10 months to upgrade the
signal processor on all 159 operational WSR-88Ds.
A tentative deployment schedule is available: http://www.roc.
noaa.gov/WSR88D/PublicDocs/
SLEP/ECP0437SigProcSLEPDeploySched.pdf

photo by Cindy Glasson

Countdown to election day

TMS students cleaning up

Fall is in the air and leaves are


on the ground, the perfect time
to get a little help with your yard
from students at Thermopolis
Middle School. The annual Yard
Clean-up Day will be held on Monday, Oct. 31 in the afternoon.
If you would like the students
to come rake the leaves from
your yard, simply call the middle
school at 864-6551 to get placed
on their list.

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Hot Springs County Clerk Nina Webber shows one of the computer chips that are sealed inside the voting machines prior to the election. Webber and members of the clerks ofce ran a test of the machines on Oct. 17 before securing them. There is limited access to the secured area where the machines are kept and a fob system
is used that records every person, time and date of entry into the area.

There is no charge for the students to come rake your leaves.


If you know of a friend or neighbor that could use the service,
please call the school and give
them the name, however, be sure
to let your friend know you signed
them up to prevent any confusion
on clean-up day.
Please call the school before
Thursday, Oct. 27 to get on the
clean-up day list.

HASKELLS FALL MATTRESS

Homan plays final game with CWC

Central Wyoming College


lady volleyball players will play
their last home game of the season on Wednesday, Oct 26 at 7
p.m. Hot Springs County High
School graduate Haylee Hoffman will be honored with all the
sophomore players ending their
volleyball season at CWC.
Hoffman is playing her second volleyball season for CWC
in Riverton. She was honored as
player of the game at the Pink

Night Game Oct 14 against Laramie County College. She received


an athletic scholarship and recently received the Central Wyoming Ambassador scholarship
in addition to Hathaway and local scholarships. Her high GPA
earned her exemplary honors
in academics from the National
Junior College Athletic Association. After graduating CWC, she
will go on to pursue her degree
in health science.

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October 27, 2016

BOB
CROSS COUNTRY

Congratulations on a terrific season


and your 2nd place finish at state!
Hot Springs County High Schools
cross country team front row, left
to right: Jules Ward, Tahja Hunt
and Aime Robinson. Back row:
Stacy Lewis, Liz Rhodes, Olivia
Weyer, Sean Miller, Erica Meier
and McKenna Bomengen.
- photo courtesy of The Bomb Photography

GOLF TEAM

Congratulations on a great season


and your 3rd place finish at State!
The 2016 HSCHS fall golf
team front row, left to
right: Kaili Johansen,
Kaylee Smith and Mya
Holman. Middle row: Jake
Maksin, Colton Dobbins,
Jaxon Davis, Logan Meier
and Jaydon Christensen.
Back row: coach Tom
Koehler, Will DeVries,
Hudson Roling, Cameron
Cole, Caleb DeCroo, Logan
Bartholomew and coach
Jake Smith. Not pictured:
Austin Ireland and Justin
Jeffs.
- photo courtesy of Heidi
Hunt Photography

Big Horn Federal


Black Bear Cafe
Blairs Super Market
Broadway Bygones
Canyon Concrete
Captel
D&A Construction
Days Inn
Dr. Vernon Miller
Farmers Insurance
Gooseberry Garden Quilt Shop
Gottsche Rehabilitation
& Wellness
Hazel N Pearls
Hot Springs County
Memorial Hospital
HS Veterinary Clinic
Koerwitz, Michel, Wright
& Associates
Las Fuentes
Messenger & Overeld
Natures Corner
Nielsen Oil/Thermopolis
Petro & Tire
OReilly Auto Parts
One Stop Repair & Service
Owl Creek Graphics
Owl Lumber

BOBCAT FOOTBALL TEAMS

You made us proud this season!


The 2016 HSCHS Bobcat football team front
row, left to right: trainer Myia Medina, Justin
Jeffs, Hunter Bartholomew, Cade McLean,
Jaydon Christiansen, Josiah Moon, trainer
Shianne Yarrington and manager Josh Caneld. Second row: Trey Davis, Hunter Mounts,
Kolby George, Dustin Harvey, Chase Snooks,
Clemens Abbott, Ethan Becher and Blake
Williams. Third row: Dakota Prosser, Milton
Peden, Ryan Bleak, Aidan Ozmon, Eric Range,
Lucas Kraushaar, Jeffery VanAntwerp, Jon
Harvey, Ryan Johnson, Logan Shumway, Eric
Bleak and Josh Lackey. Back row: coach Matthew McPhie, Noah Schwalbe, Jeffery Clark,
Adam Krcek, Clinton Harris, Jason Clouse,
Oran Coyne, Cullen Becher, Spencer Axtell,
Ames Tschiffely, Riley Shaffer, Kolebe Kessler,
Tyson Tobar, Michael Harvey, Tanner Boss,
Austin Weaver, Alex Jensen, Jarron Mortimore,
asst. coach Jordan McKittrick, and asst. coach
Cory Sova.
- photo courtesy of The Bomb Photography

October 27, 2016

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CATS
Paintbrush Dental
Pizza Hut
Prevention Management
Organization of Wyoming
Print Zone
Properties West
R&C Trucks
R&S Well Service
Red Rock Family Practice
Reese & Rays IGA
Road Runner Service
RoundTop Real Estate
RT Communications
State Farm Insurance
Storyteller
The Ritz
The Shoppe
Thermopolis Chiropractic
Thermopolis EyeCare
Thermopolis Hardware
and Mercantile
Thermopolis-Hot Springs
Chamber of Commerce
Tumbleweed Propane
Vicklund Pharmacy
White Horse County Store/
Canyon Sporting Goods
Wyoming Dinosaur Center

DRAMA CLUB

Good luck on this years performances!

The HSCHS Drama Club for 2016 front row, left to right: Breeze Petty, Chauncey Morris, Aaron Hanson, Tyler
Kay, Dakota Prasser and Emily Anderson. Middle row: Mary McGillivray, Savana Meier, Katie Burrows, Krynn
McGinty, Deanna Owings, Mikaya Lanik and Bree Lanik. Back row: Larissa Nading, Darian Macie, Reilly Russel,
Danielle Randolph and Ashley Brawley. Not pictured: Ben Manning, assistant coach Jenny Manning, Ryan Slagle
and Stormy Cox.
- Cindy Glasson photo

CHEERLEADERS
The cheerleading team for HSCHS
fall sports front row, left to right:
Akelya Franklin, Courtney Jeunehomme and Tailor Bearly. Middle
row: Andrea Smith, Jasmine Garcia,
Alexis Jensen, Stevie Jellis, McKayla
Layman, coach Tracy Medina and
asst. coach Tess Williams. Back row:
Krynn McGinty, Angelica Severns,
Savana Meier, Taydee Landrum,
Mikayla Lanik, Hunter Kessler and
Tamara Bleak.
- photo courtesy of The Bomb Photography

LADY BOBCAT VOLLEYBALL TEAM

Good luck at regionals Oct. 28 & 29!


HSCHS Lady Bobcat volleyball team
2016 front row, left to right: Allie
Burton, Silvia Hernandez Diez Ochoa,
Kaylee DeVries, Deanna Becker,
Ashley Brawley, Dani Jo Pebbles and
Audrey Axtell. Middle row: Ashley
McPhie, Jaden Schierkolk, Kenna
Oliver, Hannah Hurley, Sarina Guyon,
Sessi Jensen, Aspen Jensen, Faith
Jensen, Alex Russell. Back row:
Haley McDermott, Mary Ryan, Kelly
Johnson, Makayla George, Lizzy Lo nk, Shaynie Bauer, Maggie Ryan,
Chloe Crosby and Emmy Coyne.
- photo by Mark Dykes

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Sign up for Elf Tree

October 27, 2016

The Department of Family Services (DFS) is gearing up for this


years Elf Tree to benefit families who may need a little extra help
this Christmas.
Sign up sheets will be available beginning Nov. 1 at DFS, with
the last day to sign up being Dec. 9.
This years tree will be put up on Nov. 8 at Storyteller with the
last day to pick a name Dec. 16.
For more information, please contact the Department of Family
Services at 864-2158.

Local veteran still needs assistance


by Mark Dykes
Carllena Farman, who served
in the United States Army from
1981-89 honorably discharged
as a Specialist E4 and who
underwent triple-bypass surgery
earlier this year, is still in need
of financial assistance.
Fellow veteran Jeff Dierks
noted a fundraiser for Farman
was held in August. Proceeds
from that event have helped, but
they are dwindling.
Farman, who has lived in
Thermopolis since 1991, has had
some setbacks health-wise and
has not yet been able to return

to work. She is only about a onethird of her cardiac rehab, and


it could be the end of the year
before shes done. Dierks noted
he has gone to various organizations, but they have not been
able to help, so he is continuing
to ask for donations and other
assistance for Farman.
While people have helped, and
that is appreciated, Dierks pointed out efforts to help Farman
have been going since June and
have not generated much. Those
who would like to help can contact Farman via call or text at
307-254-3616 or 921-4959.

State Treasurer Mark Gordon


speaks here on Amendment A
By Cindy Glasson
Wyoming State Treasurer
Mark Gordon stopped into the
offices of the Independent Record
on Saturday morning to discuss
Amendment A, an issue that will
appear on the ballot Nov. 8.
Currently, Wyomings funds
are split into two areas permanent funds and non-permanent
funds. The Wyoming Constitution allows permanent funds to
be invested in equities.
According to Gordon, Amendment A would allow legislature
to invest non-permanent funds in
the stock market as well, as long
as there is a two-thirds approval
vote in both chambers of legislature. The permanent funds are
growing at approximately three
times the rate of non-permanent
funds, based on their stock market growth.
Its hard to determine how
much more money the state can
make by allowing Amendment
A, Gordon said. In 2002, our
stocks were doing three times better than what we were getting as

a normal interest rate. Simplistically, we could see $500 million


more if we are allowed to invest
the non-permanent funds.
If the amendment passes, the
funds will be under the same
scrutiny as our permanent funds
as far as the investments go.
The State Lands and Investment Board (SLIB) sets the investment policy, saying they
want x amount of this type stock
and x amount of this type. The
state has an investment company
they work with that makes recommendations then tracks how
the funds are doing on a quarterly
basis. No single person, including the state treasurer, will have
the power to make trades or investments without a two-thirds
concurrence by both state houses.
Right now, Wyoming is leaving money on the table at a time
we cant afford to do so, Gordon
said. This is a way for us to be
better diversified, more defensive. It will give us a chance to do
a better job for Wyoming by getting our citizens a better return.

Preparing to f loat

photo by Cindy Glasson

Elizabeth Lucas and Megan Kraushaar worked quickly to assemble the paper lanterns to fill the lawn at Thermopolis Middle School during the Lights On Afterschool Celebration. Parents and children lit the lanterns, creating
a beautiful glow on the school grounds.

About people
Samantha Skelton received a doctorate of nursing
practice on Saturday, Oct. 22
from Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, Ky. She is
a certified nurse midwife at
the Womens Care Clinic in
Fort Collins, Colo. She is the

daughter of Jim and Darlene


Skelton of Thermopolis.
Joe Doak has been selected to officiate the first round
class 4A football playoff game
between Laramie and Rock
Springs on Friday, Oct. 28.

GREENE FOR CONGRESS

RYAN GREENE
Knows Energy
Greene has worked

photos by Dennis Nierzwicki

18 years

in Wyomings
energy industry.
GREENE has worked as a roustabout, welder, crew
foreman, and operations director of a Wyoming
energy services company.

November 3rd
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GREENE works hand-in-hand with Wyomings


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GREENE will ght legislation and regulations that
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2017 NEW PLATES


SQUARE TOP MOUNTAIN SERIES

Hot Springs County Treasurers Ofce will be issuing these for any vehicle expiring in 2017.

Following RESERVED numbers


for current plate owners:

Passenger vehicles & Trucks:


Small, Large & Camper Trailers:
Motorcycles, MPV & Commercial:
Handicap:

1-2200
1-400
1-200
1-75

Prestige, Military, or University of Wyoming plates


will be renewed directly from the Wyoming Department of Transportation. All plate holders will
receive a postcard to renew plates directly from the
WYDOT website. Preference given to customers
that hold the plate in the current series.

REQUESTS for number ranges above


those reserved:

Passenger vehicles & Trucks:


Small, Large & Camper Trailers:
Motorcycles, MPV & Commercial:
Handicap:

2201-4000
401-1200
401-600
76-100

All requests for numbers above the reserved


list must be made by December 31, 2016. We
will do our best to accommodate all requests,
with preference given to the current holder of
the plate number requested.

If you have questions, comments or concerns, please contact the HSC Treasurers Ofce at 864-3616 or in person.

SALES TAX IS TEMPORARY


TAX MYTH: The sales tax will never go away.
TRUTH: By law, the sales tax will disappear
once the required $16.4 million is raised.

October 27, 2016

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Trick or treating opportunities

Dress up your little ghouls, goblins, princesses


and super heroes for a couple of additional chances for trick or treating this year.
On Friday, Oct. 28, the kiddos can trick or treat
at Canyon Village and Hot Springs Senior Apartments, from 2 4 p.m.
The apartments can be found at 103 S. D Avenue in East Thermopolis.
Trick or treating will be held in the lobby of
both buildings.
Join the crew at Reese and Rays IGA on Halloween for a ghoul time, trunk and treating in
their parking lot, starting at 5:30 p.m. Monday,
Oct. 31.
There will be prizes for the best decorated car,
best kids costume and a coloring contest.

Read the
PUBLIC NOTICES
for your
protection.

LANDFILL HOURS

Open Monday through Saturday


November 1 - March 31:
Winter Hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
April 1 - October 31:
Summer Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

SCHOOL MENU

WEEK OF OCTOBER 31-NOVEMBER 6

Whats For Lunch?

photo by Cindy Glasson

Soups on

Landll closed on the following major holidays

January 1......................................New Year's Day


3rd Monday in January ...............Martin Luther King Equality Day
3rd Monday in February .............Presidents Day
Monday after Easter Sunday ......Easter Sunday
Memorial Monday in May .........Memorial Day
July 4............................................Independence Day
1st Monday in Sept .....................Labor Day
November 11 ...............................Veterans Day
4th Thursday in Nov ...................Thanksgiving Day
December 25 ...............................Christmas

MONDAY
RWE: Chicken Corn Chowder
TMS: Chicken Chili
TUESDAY
RWE: Sloppy Joes
TMS: Shepards Pie
WEDNESDAY
RWE: Corn Dogs
TMS: Pork BBQ Sandwich
THURSDAY
RWE: Pork Roast
TMS: Macaroni & Cheese
FRIDAY
RWE: Chicken Strips
TMS: Sack Lunch

Please remember there will be no


off-site dumping at the landll.

All meals include vegetable, fruit and milk.


(Menu subject to changes.)

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Ruth Quinlan, Helen Roncco and Trudy Lance were just some of the folks enjoying
a delightful array of soups for the Veterans Soup Supper at the VFW on Saturday.

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RWE Book Fair, RWE Library
RWE Parent Teacher
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Fri., Oct. 28
7th/8th Boys Basketball
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Sat., Oct. 29
7th & 8th grade fall dance,
TMS Commons, 7 p.m.
Mon., Oct. 31
TMS Community Leaf
Raking Day, 12:45-3 p.m.
Nov. 1-4
TMS Parent Power of an Hour
Tues., Nov. 1
TMS Picture Retake Day
8th Boys Basketball
at Worland, 4:30 p.m.
7th Boys Basketball
vs. Worland, 3:30 p.m.
Wed., Nov. 2
RWE Picture Retake Day

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For, Halloween
Im going to write
Life on a plain
white T-shirt and
hand out lemons

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Most insurance plans with
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Recreasttiionnation!
De

Free apple cider and hot chocolate will be available, too.


You must sign your vehicle up at the front
counter in order to participate in the trunk and
treating.
For more information, please call Reese and
Rays IGA at 864-5576.
There will be an additional Trunk or Treat opportunity at Risen Son Southern Baptist Church
on the 31st as well, from 5 8 p.m., which will
include carnival games.
Risen Son is found at 342 Amoretti.
The kids can also visit with the residents at
Thermopolis Rehabilitation and Care Center while
they trick or treat there from 6 8 p.m.
Thermop Rehab is at 1210 Canyon Hills Road.

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Eight years ago, my husband, Frank, began having excruciating pain in


his stomach one evening. He hadn't been sick-he'd been feeling fine, but
we knew that something was definitely wrong. We rushed to the emergency
room at Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital, the staff admitted him, and
began to assess what was causing the pain. Blood work and tests were done,
and x-rays were taken. In a short time, it was determined that he was having a diverticulitis episode and one of the pockets in his intestines had burst.
Dr. Miller was called, Frank was immediately prepped for surgery, and in the
operating room just a couple of hours after we had arrived at the hospital.
The surgery went well, and Frank spent several days in the hospital recovering. When it was time for him to be released, the staff spent much time with us showing us how to
take care of an ileostomy. We were novices in that type of care, but they made sure that they trained us well
before they let us leave. They were also there for us later when we had more questions or needed anything.
We were so grateful to them.
In a couple of months, Frank had a second surgery at our hospital to reattach his intestines, and he was
then able to resume his normal activities. Both times Frank had surgery and was hospitalized; I was able to
stay at home, continue to go to work, and visit him each day because he was right here in town. That was
such a blessing.
Throughout all of this, we were very impressed with the
knowledge, skill and kindness of all of the staff at our hospital that took care of Frank. They saved his life.
I hope that we can keep our hospital with all of the services that it provides to the people of Hot Springs County
right here in town. Please vote Yes for both initiatives on
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Plumbing, Heating & Sheet Metal

STEVE JELLIS
Cell: (307) 921-9939

OFFICE: 403 Broadway


SHOP: 530 Shoshoni
Thermopolis, WY 82443

518 Broadway
864-4011
Art Supplies
Trophies
Leatherwork
Beading
Classes

4th Dan, Chief Instructor

1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have experienced


sexual violence in their life time.
Be the Solution:
Learn about it/Talk about it/Change it!

HOPE AGENCY

426 Big Horn, Thermopolis


307.864.4673 hopeagency@rtconnect.net
Paid for by WCADVSA & Wyoming Dept. of Health

Custom Saddle Maker


Saddle Repairs

Custom Leather Work


Used Saddles

Roosters

le Shop & Tack


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Rooster Kersten

655 Valley Vista, Thermopolis, WY 82443

For More Info Call John at

Steves Plumbing
& Heating

Reggie Reid

FLAGSTONE ELECTRIC

Commercial and Residential

KURT SHAFFER
Ph. (307) 864-5489
Cell (307) 431-6031

of Thermopolis

Specializing in energy efcient design.


Weisbeckconstruction.com

PROFESSIONAL RESIDENTIAL &


COMMERCIAL WIRING
24 HOUR SERVICE - LICENSED & INSURED

FREE ESTIMATES

1185 Hwy. 20 North


THERMOPOLIS, WY 82443

Aikido

A Peaceful Japanese Martial Art

Cell: (307) 480-0011


thermopolisaikido@att.net
www.thermopolisaikido.com
facebook.com/cowboyaikido

Quality, Integrity, Workmanship

SHAFFER
CONSTRUCTION, INC.

HOURS: MON. & TUES., 8 AM-5 PM WED. 7 AM-5 PM THURS, 7 AM-1 PM

Purina Feeds, Saddles & Tack, Hats, and Gifts


Toll Free 1-877-864-3048 or 1-307-864-3047
E-mail: whcs@rtconnect.net

Big Horn Basin Home Solutions, LLC

1313 Hwy 20 South, Wind River Canyon


(307) 851-0698
allendarlington@yahoo.com

Bus.: (307) 864-2401


24-Hour Service

Dave, Cindy & Robin

Pete Weisbeck 921-1314

Al Darlington - Taxidermist

NEW CONSTRUCTION
REMODELS
FRAMING, FINISHING
DRYWALL, TEXTURING
CONCRETE, TILE

Roong ~ Siding ~ Concrete


All types of home improvement & remodeling.

ktuffner@tctwest.net

Dave Patterson

148 E. Arapahoe 864-2913

Thermopolis, Wyoming

1-877-514-8958

Kenneth M. Tuffner
989 Missouri Breaks Ln.
Thermopolis, WY 82443

Massages by Appt.

Deep Tissue, Trigger Point,


Sports Reflexology,
Neuromuscular, Swedish

3313 Paintbrush Lane


Worland WY 82401

WEISBECK CONSTRUCTION

WY Master Electrician

Tree Trimming Tree Removal


Stump Grinding Free Estimates
Certied Arborists
Licensed, Bonded & Insured

Licensed Massage Therapist

Done-Right Electric
Service You Can Trust

SPRING
SPECIALS!

Wyoming
Tree Service

Day, Weekly & Monthly


Passes Available

Order Case Lots


at Cost Plus 15%

118 S. 8th St., Thermopolis

307.921.0395

Central

864-4044

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 AM-5:30 PM,


Friday 9 AM-1 PM

Offered by Grand Cru Enterprises, LLC


PO Box 783
Thermopolis, WY 82443
PH 921-8078 FX 864-2689

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CHIROPRACTIC
ACUPUNCTURE

The Mower Shop


- Small Engine Service & Repair
- Lawn & Garden
- ATVs & Chainsaws

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(Prepaid. Minimum: 13 week run.)

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Owner

Keep reading the Independent Record


And keep your community going strong.

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P.O. BOX 1249
RAY & CINDY DEVRIES
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OWNERS
THERMOPOLIS, WY 82443

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Government Annex Bldg., 117 N. 4th, Thermopolis

Put your business card


where your customers
can find you.

(307) 864-3500

Communities with a local


newspaper are smarter,
stronger and closer. Their
citizens are connected to one
another, and invested in what
happens around them.

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FEATURING:

We accept patients over 15 years of age.

Peter J.
Pappas,

October 27, 2016

Thermopolis

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Business: 307.864.2763

Cell: 307.921.8653

roosterssaddles@gmail.com

Visit us on Facebook at Roosters Saddle Shop & Tack

ENGRAVING FRAMING STAINED GLASS

Vicki Powell

Senior Health Insurance Agent


Thermopolis, WY 82443
Oce: 800.298.9810
hsthealth@gmail.com
Representing companies for
Medicare, on the federal
marketplace, outside the marketplace
and most supplemental companies.

Catering &
Bar Service
Deb Lackey
103 Broadway
Thermopolis, WY

307.864.3641
307.921.9481

Advertise Your Business Owl Creek Gravel Products, LLC

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13 weeks $137

(3 month minimum, no changes)

Stop by the Independent Record,


431 Broadway for more information
or call 864-2328.

PO Box 783, 1371 Jones Road


Thermopolis, WY 82443
Ph 307.864.3024
Fx 307.864.2689
Email: owlcreekgravel@rtconnect.net

CONTACT US FOR PRODUCT


AVAILABILITY AND PRICES

October 27, 2016

SHAWN Goodman Medical


Benefit garage sale Fri.,
9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sat., 9
a.m.-noon. 6th and Warren,
Old Kwik Mart.
10/27
LARGE garage sale on
Oct. 27 & 28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
at 201 Warm Springs Rd.
Many more items added this
week, everything must go.

10/27

FIREWOOD, Red Fir by the


cord, delivery available .
$140 per cord plus delivery.
921-3881.
11/3
40 ft. container for sale.
$3,500. Two, 20 ft. containers, used once, $4,200.
Boelens Shop. Call 8642167, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5
p.m., Lane 5, 190 South. tfc
SHREDDED or non-shredded corn stalks, square
or round bales. And CRP
round or square bales. $50/
ton. John, (701) 269-3413,
Jamestown, N.D. 10/27
REMINGTON electric chain
saw, new, still in box, $60.
5 gallons oil based primer,
new, never been opened,
$50. Scotts seed spreader,
like new, $20.
11/3
HALLOWEEN 50% off.
Party supplies, helium
balloons, yarn, fabric, new
adult coloring, paper crafts
for fall and card making at
WOW Discount. Gently
used merchandise inside
WOW at Grannys Attic.
864-3921.
tfc

PAYING for unprepared


iron. Buying junk cars. Will
pick up. Selling quality
used cars and trucks. 3472528.
tfc
BUY a vehicle at Midway
Auto in Cody or Worland
during October and your
engine is guaranteed for
life as long as you own it.
Call for details. (307) 5877571.
10/27
1977 Ford F-350, dump
box, runs good, drives
good. $2,500, OBO. 9211435.
10/27

THE senior center remodel


will begin late afternoon,
Fri., Nov. 4. Lunch will be
served from 11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m. at the First Baptist
Church, Nov. 7-11. The
center will be closed entirely
along with all homemaking
and bus services Mon., Nov.
14. Services will resume,
including lunch, in the center Tues., Nov. 15. There
will be no Bingo for the
entire month of November.
Our annual Novembercinnamon roll sale has been
postponed until after the
remodel is complete. Thank
you for your patience and
understanding!
11/3

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Miscellaneous

Personals

Services

Employment

Rentals

Rentals

Rentals

TRUNK or Treat at Risen Son Southern Baptist


Church, 342 Amoretti, Oct.
31, 5-8 p.m. and carnival
10/27
games.

JOIN us on Thurs., Oct. 27


at HSC Library at 7 p.m.
for a unique performance
by Matthew Gumsey, The
Kilted Man.
10/27
AlcoholicsAnonymous
meeting schedule: (Sunday
Step Study, Wednesday
open discussion, 7 p.m.,
cottage 1020 S. Sixth);
(Monday lunch bunch
closed/noon, Friday book
study, 8 p.m., church Big
Horn/Main).
7/27

HOT Springs County Fair


Board is seeking a full-time
caretaker. Job requires
physical labor, management skills and must work
well with the Board. Applicant must be willing to
work weekends and have
knowledge of equipment
operating. Must be selfmotivated and a people
person. Pay depends on
experience. Please send
resume including 3 references to HSC Fair Board,
P.O. Box 1367, Thermopolis, Wy, 82443. Must be
received by Nov. 9, 2016.

11/3

APARTMENTS $450 and


up. Clean and ready to
move into. Service animals
accepted. Manager on
site. Call 864-5588 or 9211389.
3/30

SPACIOUS two-bedroom
apartments, laundry facility onsite. Dog accepted
upon approval and deposit.
Furnished one-bedroom
preferred traveling professional. Call (307) 347-3289
or (307) 251-0367. 12/1

STORAGE units available


inside starting at $35,
outside starting at $15.
Call 864-3330. Security
cameras on site. 10/27

A Cut Above annual Moonlight Madness Halloween


Party will be Oct. 27. This
years theme 101 Dalmatians. Stop by early for our
Grand Re-Opening and ribbon cutting ceremony at 3
p.m. As always we will have
special deals and treats for
everyone that night. Hair
cuts will be $10 starting at
4 p.m. Please come with
clean dry hair.
10/27

FOR all your sewing needs,


see HurHan Creations, 282
Lane 14. 864-5479. Yes, I
do alterations, mending,
zippers, etc. Also crafts,
vests, bags.
12/29

BOOK a party now at Flying Eagle Gallery to make


a stained glass project.
Perfect for Christmas gifts.
Call for details. 864-4011.

tfc
A hospital district is a taxing entity that funds specialty and/or hospital care
to eligible people residing
within the boundaries of the
approved district. A hospital
district must be approved by
the voters, and each district
must determine eligibility
standards and services to
be provided. The hospital
district has the authority to
impose property taxes annually in an amount not to
exceed the limit approved
by voters. The limit that
the hospital is asking for
is a 3 mill levy. That would
be $30 for every $100,000
of assessed property valuation- so the average homeowner will pay $45 per
year.Hospital districts play
a vital role in helping many
rural areasoffer healthcare
services in their own communities. Because they are
governed by their citizens,
public hospital districts
tailor their services to fit
the needs of the communitiesthey serve. Paid for by
the Yes for Our Hospital
10/27
PAC.
FALL Friends of the Library
Book Sale and Membership Drive. Sat., Nov. 19, 8
a.m.-12 p.m. at the armory.
Coffee and goodies, too.
11/17

HARVEST Moon Ball


Sat., Nov. 12 at 6 p.m., HSC
Fairgrounds. Pork loin/beef
brisket dinner and dance
with the Sundowners. Cash
bar, silent auction, Centurion Ranch and Ag Citizens
honorees. Tickets are $10
individual, $15 per couple,
$6 for children 4-12 and 3
and under are free. Tickets
at the Chamber, any FFA
Alumni, Britton Van Heule,
864-6501 or at the door.
Proceeds benefit the Ther11/10
mopolis FFA.
JOIN us on Thurs., Oct. 27
at HSC Library at 7 p.m.
for a unique performance
by Matthew Gumsey, The
Kilted Man.
10/27
KARATE, if anyone is interested in classes please
call 864-9282, leave message.
TRUNK or Treat at Risen Son Southern Baptist
Church, 342 Amoretti, Oct.
31, 5-8 p.m. and carnival
games.
10/27
FREE satellite phone.
Wyoming Sight and Sound.
Contact Gail at 867-2354.

NARCOTICS Anonymous
meetings Tuesdays, Saturdays, 7 p.m., water treatment cottage, 1020 S. Sixth.
921-2393.
3/16

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THE Independent Record


has color digital photos from
previous newspaper issues
for sale for $5 each. We
will email the digital photo
to you for your personal
use, no commercial usage
allowed. Interested? Stop
in at 431 Broadway. tfc
WHATS your government
up to? Find out for yourself! Review public notices
printed in all of Wyomings
newspapers! Visit www.wyopublicnotices.com or www.
publicnoticeads.com/wy.
THE content of any advertisement in this newspaper
is the sole responsibility of
the advertiser. We do not
endorse, encourage or
promote the purchase or
sale of any product, service,
company or individual who
chooses to advertise in this
tfc
paper.
Al-ANON meeting Thursday noon (12:10 brown bag)
at the water treatment cottage, 1020 S. 6th St., via 8th
St. Bridge. This is support
for problems with alcohol
in a relative or friend. Visit
www.wyomingal-anon.org
or call (406) 855-2437. 9/22
HAVE some fun. Put a message in The Independent
Record personals. Only
$4.75 for 25 words paid in
advance. Mail to P.O. Box
31 or bring to 431 Broadtfc
way.
SHAWN Goodman Medical
Benefit garage sale Fri.,
9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sat., 9
a.m.-noon. 6th and Warren,
10/27
Old Kwik Mart.
HOSPTIAL District Myth:
The sales tax will never go
away. Truth: By law, the
sales tax will disappear
once the required $16.4
million is raised. Paid for
by the Yes for Our Hospital
10/26
Committee.

HAVE Something to sell?


Want to announce your
special event? Reach over
380,550 Wyoming people
with a single classified ad
when it is placed in WYCAN (Wyoming Classified
Ad Network). Only $135
for 25 words. Contact this
newspaper for details. tfc
COMPUTERS and network
services. PC and Macs.
Virus and malware removal, hardware upgrades,
25 years experience in
corporate large-scale networks and standalone.
864-4052.
tfc
CENTRAL Wyoming Tree
Service. 10% fall discount.
Hire a tree company that is
licensed, bonded, insured
and has workmans comp.
Free estimates. Discounts
for seniors, servicemen and
churches. Call 864-4202 or
921-1435.
tfc

COUNSELING services
in Thermopolis. Accepts
most insurance like BCBS,
Medicaid, Cigna and WINhealth. 443 Big Horn, (307)
431-8005. Kathleen Smith
MA, MSW.
10/27
FLYING Eagle Gallery has
a great selection of arts &
craft supplies. We also offer custom engraving and
professional framing. Stop
by and see what we offer.
Downtown Thermopolis. tfc
MEDICARE open enrollment goes until Dec. 7. Call
Vicki Powell at 864-3615 for
help with Medicare supple11/24
ment questions.
NEED insurance? We sell
home, auto, commercial,
bonds. Over 100 different companies to choose
from. Contact Tegeler &
Associates, 864-2395, 531
Broadway, Thermopolis.
10/27

SERVICEMEN from Western Appliance will be in
Thermopolis once a week
to service your appliances.
We also will pick up your
snow blowers or leaf blowers for service and repair.
Call or write 711 S. Railway
Ave., Worland, 82401, 80010/27
570-3281.

THE Wyoming Pioneer


Home is currently taking
applications for a dietary
aide . This position is fulltime with benefits. For
further information, please
call864-3151ext 2024. For
application information or
to apply go to https://www.
governmentjobs.com/careers/wyoming. Paper applications and/or resumes
cannot be accepted.EEO/
ADA Employer.
tfc
ROCKY Mountain Steam
Cleaning is looking for a
good employee with DL
and cell phone. Great pay.
Travel time and meals
included. 921-8461. tfc
WORLAND Healthcare
and Rehabilitation Center
has the following open positions: Full-time Registered
Nurse (RN) or Licensed
Practical Nurse (LPN),
PRN status RN or LPN.
Sign-on bonus $3,000 for
RNs and $2,500 for LPNs.
Please apply online through
Five Star Senior Livings
website: http://careers.
fivestarseniorliving.com/.
Feel free to call us with
any questions, (307) 3474285.
tfc
PART-time bartender at the
VFW. Pick up application
at the Post, 302 Broadway
after 3:30 p.m. 864-2686.

11/17
DIETARY aide, full-time.
Contact Emily or Toby at
Thermopolis Rehabilitation
and Care Center. 8645591.
10/27
JOIN the Days Inn Team.
Part-time or full-time, flexible days off and hours,
benefits and more. We are
currently hiring for front
desk. Applications available
at the front desk. 10/27

TACO Johns is now hiring day and night shifts.


Apply in person. Free taco
for any kid who comes in
costume during Moonlight
Madness.
tfc
FREMONT County School
District No. 25, Riverton,
Wyoming. Position open
immediate: K-12\ Adaptive P.E. Teacher (Must
have or willing to acquire
the appropriate WY PTSB
certification). If interested
in obtaining information,
please contact; Riverton
Workforce Services, 422
E. Fremont, Riverton, WY
82501. 307-856-9231.
Applications are received
electronically at: http://
www.applitrack.com/fremontcountysd/onlineapp/
Fremont County School
District #25 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 10/27
QUALITY Transportation
is hiring CDL-A Drivers.
Locations in Nevada. Must
be willing to relocate.Call
(775) 635-2443 or www.
qtinv.net for application.

11/17
BIG Horn Enterprises has
an opening for a Finance
Manager. Must have a
Bachelors Degree in Accounting or related field, 3
yrs. experience in business
and/or accounting and 1-2
yrs. in a supervisory capacity. Position includes insurance and personal leave
time. Salary negotiable.
Send resumes to 641 Warren St, Thermopolis WY
10/27
82443.
BIG Horn Enterprises, Inc.
has Substitute Positions.
Starting wage $9.93/hr
with a 5% shift differential ($10.42/hr.). Signing
bonus upon successful
background check. Pick up/
submit application at 641
Warren St.
10/27

RED Gulch Stash or Stay,


storage facility & more. Call
921-8794.
12/30
THREE-bedroom, 1-bath
utility room, enclosed porch
on corner lot with off street
parking. No pets, no smoking. $750 per month plus
deposit and utilities. Call
921-8936.
tfc
STORAGE unit clean, secure, dry. 10X15, $55 per
month. 921-9400.
tfc
OFFICE space for rent near
the school, post office and
courthouse. Reasonable
rent that includes utilities.
Call 864-3500.
407 N. 6th St., 1-bedroom
and 2-bedroom with 1-bath.
$425-$550. Tenant pays
electric. We pay water. Pets
with approval and higher
deposit. (307) 462-6886.
NOW accepting applications. Pebble Creek Apartments, 2-bedroom and
2-bedroom with den. All
electric, large storage area,
laundry facilities on-site.
Call RoundTop Real Estate
at 864-2252.
tfc

ONE-bedroom, one-bath
apartment. No smoking,
pets negotiable. $425 a
month. $425 deposit. References required. 921-8842.
TWO-bedroom, close to
downtown, hardwood, no
pets, $585 plus gas and
electric. Appliances included. Available Dec. 1.
Call 921-9332.
11/3
FIVE-acre RV site. Wonderful view. All utilities,
city water and electricity
paid by tenant, horses allowed. $250 deposit, $250
a month. Available Nov. 15.
11/17
(661) 305-8865.
TWO-bedroom, 2-bath
for rent. Great downtown
location. 6-month lease
and references required.
$695 per month. Call Jack,
(307) 332-6113 or (307)
349-7923.
11/17
HOUSE for rent. 2.5-bedrooms, 1-bath. Fridge,
stove included. Fenced
yard with deck. $475 per
month plus deposit. Call
11/3
(307) 722-4804.

HOUSE for rent. One


plus bedroom, fenced
yard. $500 per month with
deposit and utilities. 86411/3
3330.
TWO-bedroom, 2-bath
trailer, clean and quiet,
storage buildings, no pets,
$660 plus security deposit.
Call 864-3385.
10/27

FOR sale by owner: Great


view of Wind River Canyon.
Comfortable one level
home south of town. 3-bedroom, 2-bath, 1,700 sq. ft.
with a detached 900 sq. ft.
garage, includes appliances. Sits on approximately
.5 acre lot, city water for
home with well water for
lawn and garden. Fenced
yard on patio. Interested
parties please call (307)
899-4827, if no answer
leave message. 10/27
FIVE-bedroom, 2.5-bath,
newly remodeled basement. Fenced backyard.
$185,000. 103 Circle Dr.,
11/10
921-9416.

RoundTop Real Estate

Offering services for all your real estate needs


including property management.

NEW LISTING

Youll love this beautiful ranch


home with captivating views of
the surrounding countryside and
rolling hills. This 3-bed, 2-bath
home on over 13 acres has
1,718 sq. ft. of generous space
and a welcoming atmosphere.
Hardwood floors accentuate the luxurious kitchen and dining room.
Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Mature landscaping, barn
and fenced acreage make this property a perfect gentlemans
ranch. Situated among friendly neighbors and tranquil surroundings,
youre only 10 minutes from town. $299,000.
698 EAST SUNNYSIDE LANE

RoundTop
REAL ESTATE

508 ARAPAHOE, Thermopolis, WY

BIG Horn Enterprises, Inc.


has a full-time weekend
position open. Starting
wage $9.93/hr. with a 5%
shift differential ($10.42/
hr.). Signing bonus upon
successful background
check. Pick up/submit
application at 641 Warren
St.
10/27

Fax: 864-4262 roundtoprealestate@rtconnect.net

307-864-2252
www.roundtoprealestate.net

Steve Brown
Jeannie Brown
Kerri Manig
Mark Manig

Broker
Sales Associate
Sales Associate
Sales Associate

Our ofce is open 9-12 and 1-5 Mon. thru Fri., Weekends and Evenings by Appointment.

RENTALS AVAILABLE
PROPERTIES
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PROPERTIES PROPERTIES
PROPERTIES

STORAGE units available.


River Storage, 104 Warren.
Call 307-259-0683.
tfc
ONE-bedroom apartment.
Stove and refrigerator
included. No smoking, no
pets. References required.
$340 monthly plus security
deposit. Tenant pays electric. 864-2733.
tfc
RETAIL/office space close
to downtown. Call 8643330.

Serving Hot Springs County


Since 1984,
Let Our Experience Work
to Your Advantage.

200 North 6th

864-2192

www.ThermopolisWyomingRealEstate.com

We are here for all your real estate needs.

WE DO WORK Evenings & Weekends - Just give us a call to set up a time.

sOLD

711 s. 9th - 1,728 s.F. shOP, 2 garage doors. Cement floor, 220 elec.
$38,500.
2376 hWY. 20 WORLAND - Beautiful Custom Built Timberframe Home with log
siding. 4,195 sq.ft., 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, Kitchen with custom built cabinets,
granite counter tops and so much more. Located between Thermopolis and
Worland on 25 acres. $342,000
151 ceDAR RiDge DR. - beAutiFuL hOme sitting high atop Thermopolis
with all the features you are looking for. Large home with 5,600+ sq. ft.,
5 bedrooms, 4 baths and 3 car garage. While enjoying the privacy and
views youll forget your in town. $500,000. Call Seth Daniels at 864-2192
or 921-9302.
725 ROuNDtOP DR. - the tOP OF theRmOPOLis!
Beautiful quality home offers 3900 sq. ft. of one level
living on 2.5 acres. 4 Bedrooms including Master Suite,
3+ baths, two decks with fabulous views, hot tub,
triple car garage and much much more, call for
appointment to see, qualified buyers please.
$675,000.

Stop by our office and pick up your copy of our


NEW REAL ESTATE GUIDE.
Steth Daniels - Responsible Broker, Cell 921-9302
Christine Johnston - Broker Associate, Cell 921-0776
Carol Zancanata - Broker Associate

PROPERTIES PROPERTIES PROPERTIES PROPERTIES PROPE

HAVE you felt the nip in


the air? Time to fluff up the
critters before it snows. Call
Andrea at Heaven Scent
Grooming, 921-9567. tfc

www.thermopir.com

RTIES PROPERTIES PROPERTIES PROPERTIES PROPERTIES

SATURDAY only. 9 a.m.1 p.m. 444 Broadway.


Ceramics, vintage dolls
only 4 left. Decorative
plates. Sold moms house,
bringing up new items this
weekend. Free stuff every
week.
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Showcasing their talents

October 27, 2016

photos by Dennis Nierzwicki

Monday nights Hot Springs County School District fall concert included the seventh
and eighth grade band and choir along with the high school band, choir, jazz band and
a special vocal performance.