Trio International’s Ahlquist ‘returns to her roots’

by Joe Sova, Editor, Independent Record Janet Ahlquist returned to Thermopolis for a memorable homecoming last week as a member of Trio International, which held a school residency and performed in concert Friday evening, March 14 at the Hot Springs County School District Auditorium. Ahlquist plays classical piano for the trio with Ovidiu Marinescu on […]

Apply for Forever Wild Families Program

Do you want to spend more outdoor time with your family and learn how to hunt and fish?  If so, now is the time to apply for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Forever Wild Families program. Forever Wild Families program provides a safe environment and patient mentors for families with little to no previous […]

Enter Bear Territory Cautious and Prepared

Enter the front doors of Hot Springs County Library, and you’re immediately in bear territory. A new interactive exhibit from the Wyoming Game & Fish provides information that can help you and your family keep safe while traveling and enjoying Wyoming’s outdoors. The exhibit shows how to tell a grizzly from a brown bear or […]

Staying Safe Seminars Scheduled by Wyoming Game & Fish

What would you do if you surprised a mountain lion in your backyard or if a black bear entered your camp looking for food? If you’re not sure how to react in these situations, attend one of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s “Staying Safe in Bear, Lion, and Wolf Country” seminars. The purpose of […]

Hot Springs State Park Tops for 2013 Visitors

Hot Springs State Park in Thermopolis had the most visitors of any state park or historic site in Wyoming in 2013, according to statistics recently released by the State Parks and Cultural Resources. The numbers show that Hot Springs had 1.3 million visitors, while the state had 2.9 million at all parks combined. Visitation for […]

Arts & Culture Recognized as Economic Strength by U.S. Government

Significant New Findings: Arts & Culture contribute to Gross Domestic Product (GDP), according to U.S. government study The official economic news is in — the arts and cultural sector contributes a significant amount to the gross domestic product (GDP). According to the new Arts and Cultural (ACP) measure, 3.2 percent — $504 billion — of […]

Foundation’s Role Important to Community

A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

Without your support, we could not make good things happen! Hot Springs Greater Learning Foundation supports the arts and natural sciences in the community and the schools. Numerous organizations provide the financial support that makes our programs possible. Please remember the good work that is done through their efforts! Wyoming Arts Council, with support from […]