Solar Eclipse, Night Skies & Devil’s Tower

The upcoming solar eclipse on August 21, 2017, has everyone focusing on the daytime skies. Thermopolis is dead-center for a good view of the eclipse (if it does not rain). But don’t forget to check out the night skies as well. In our wide-open spaces area of Wyoming, it is easy to see the sky […]

Big Horn Basin Folk Festival Call for Entries

The Arts is Important Part of U.S. and Local Economy

Recently, the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities and Public Media (public radio and television) have been targeted to be de-funded from the federal government. Some of our government officials and the public may not understand the not-for-profit world — how seed money provided by these agencies requires raising additional dollars — and how so […]

Speak up for Our Present and Our Future

In 2015, Wyoming Humanities Council helped bring Sam Mihara to Thermopolis. Mihara had grown up in the Heart Mountain detention center in Wyoming, less than 100 miles from our town. All Japanese citizens who lived along the coasts were rounded up in 1942 during World War II as potential spies for the Japanese government. They were […]

Determining the True Cost of the Humanities

By Shannon Smith A conversation is going on in Wyoming and all around our country, and it is about the very soul of our nation. On March 16, the Trump administration released its first federal budget plan which called for the elimination of 62 agencies and programs, including the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Endowment for the Arts and […]

Lessons from Heart Mountain Internment Camp

Japanese-American boys, Raphael Weill grammar school, taken by Dorothea Lange in 1942 just before they were sent to American imprisonment camps with their families. UPDATE – March 31, 2017 – Our article, “Speak up for Our Present and Our Future” referenced this program, brought to Thermopolis by the Wyoming Humanities Council. We have re-posted the story […]

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