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State hard hit by oil and coal markets

Campfirefighters

After Walden, the 200-250 person Beaver Creek Fire Incident Command Post (ICP) is currently the second biggest population center in Jackson County Colorado. Barring unforeseen developments, within...

Mix-up throws aerial applicator loop de loop

“We’re in good standing; we’re up and running; we’re legal,” said Kevin Hefley, owner-operator of Airtime Aerial, a company that performs aerial applications of insecticides. Hefley was presenting at an August 16 meeting of the Saratoga...

Two-state chase ends near Saratoga

A police chase that began in Nebraska ended in a foot pursuit on I-80 at Walcott Junction Wednesday. Troy Douglas, 23, Of Nashville, Tenn., was arrested after leading police on a chase, disabling his ...

Cops keep 'current'

Around 15 officers from across the nation, though mostly from Wyoming and Colorado, gathered at the Platte Valley Community Center (PVCC) Monday and Tuesday to become certified to train fellow...

USFS releases draft travel management plan

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) has released a draft travel management plan for the Medicine Bow National forest, and will be seeking public input about the draft plan until September 6. Issuing the draft plan moves the USFS closer to putting to bed...

TU river cleanup scheduled for Sept. 3

As floating season draws to a close, the Platte Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited (TU) has announced a “River Clean Up Float” scheduled for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. September 3. TU board member Steve...

State hard hit by oil and coal markets

Wyoming continues to see unemployment rates that are significantly higher than this time last year and markedly higher than the national average, according to figures released Friday by the U.S....

Town & Country Realty adds new face

For Hank Morris, 37, a new resident to Saratoga and new real estate agent at Town & Country Realty in Saratoga, first impressions mean a lot. Though his path to living in Saratoga may have been...

Write-ins tallied

Write-in candidates in municipal races across the Valley have been notified by certified mail that they crossed the three-vote threshold to be listed on ballots in the general election in November....

Rail rambling, or the importance of good mates

Although it does have a certain ring to it, we were not, in fact, supposed to be on the night train to Niangoloko. I was well into my second year of service in the Peace Corps in Burkina Faso, and...

Shooting at the Spur

udents gathered under a large metal canopy adjacent to the Silver Spur Ranch shooting range 8 a.m. Saturday morning, arms crossed and fleeces zipped against an early morning chill. The class was...

 
 
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