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Bounty hunters at Saratoga mill

Bounty hunters at Saratoga mill

Fugitive recovery agents, more popularly known as "bounty-hunters" were in Saratoga two weeks ago looking for what they call a "skip" at the Saratoga Forest Management (Saratoga Mill). The skip, Nate ...

Beaching disease found in North Platte

Va Pescado, communications director of the National Wildlife Service, has confirmed that Beaching Disease, poisson d’Avril, has been detected in brown trout samples taken from the North Platte...

River restoration focuses on penetrating radar

Discussing potential funding sources and how to receive the funding was the primary topic for the River Restoration meeting held last Thursday. The meeting was held a week after their monthly meeting ...

District Ranger meets with Ryan Park residents

With the proposed action developing to the comment period, the public is seeking answers to the reasoning behind the changes in road use in the West Side Snowy Range Travel Management Notice of...

Platte Valley Medical Clinic has success with pilot program

Currently, there are four medical practices in the state of Wyoming that are Patient Centered Medical Homes (PCMH). Thanks to the Corbett Medical Foundation, the Platte Valley Medical Clinic is one... Full story

Grace in cow/calf raising

As the sun rises over the Cow Creek, Jim Miller has already checked on the calves, made a few phone calls and is putting hay in the feeder for the heifers. Jim and his wife Shirley run a 300-head...

With warm spring comes fire risks

A news release was published on March 25 from the Forest Service warning the public of the fire threat posed from the unusually warm spring weather in the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest and Thunder Basin National Grassland. The region is drier...

4-year-old donates hair to Wigs for Kids

Ellie Schwerdt had 10 inches of hair cut March 24 to donate it to Wigs for Kids in memory of Kirsten Campbell. Ellie is only 4 years old. Her older sister Audrey had her hair cut to donate it to Wigs ...

Ralston awarded Daniels Fund Grant

Encampment High School senior Brett Ralston was awarded the Daniels Fund Grant last week. According to danielsfund.org, “The Daniels Scholarship Program is a four-year annually-renewable college scholarship for graduating high school seniors who...

Chamber wants to hear plans for Fourth of July

The Leaders Luncheon, sponsored by the Saratoga/ Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce, will be held April 8 from noon-1p.m. at the Platte Valley Community Center. The Chamber of Commerce invites the public to join in discussing this month’s topic:...

Saratoga has first track meet

The Saratoga High School Track team did not have any placers at their first meet in Casper Friday. Coach Rex Hohnholt said he was missing two-thirds of his team because of spring break – some of...

Tigers place at Big Piney

The Encampment Tigers track and field team headed to Big Piney where they competed in the Pete Olsen Memorial on Friday. The Boy’s team placed 12th overall with 9 points. Gage Bartlett took fifth...

End of the Road?

We were surprised to discover the District Ranger for the U.S. Forest Services does not plan to have a public meeting to discuss the road closures and decommissionings in the Medicine Bow Routt National Forest. In the March 25 edition of the...

Rack 'em up!

Well wishes and sympathies

There were seven here to play bingo on Tuesday. Two-dollar winners were Carl Kerbs, Nadene Kerbs. Carl Kerbs and Kathy Hennek shared a $2 round. Berneil McCord won a $3 round. Kathy Hennek won the $5 blackout round. There were five here for Bridge...

Easter egg hunt Saturday

Games provide laughter and socialization during the week. On Sunday and Saturday morning, residents played Wii Bowling. On Sunday afternoon, six residents played Dominoes with Janet Kennaday winning. On Wednesday afternoon, 11 residents played...

Len Bensen

Word was received here this week that Carbon County native, local businessman, expert fisherman and world renowned river guide and outfitter Len Bensen, 77, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 29, 2015 at the Palisade Living Center in Palisade,...

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