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Boy Scouts 'smoke out' survival skills

Encampment School alerts parents about Meningitis case

Parents of students at the Encampment K-12 School received a letter last week informing them of a case of bacterial meningitis contracted by a school employee. In a letter to the school from Dr. Dean ...

Benefiting landowners

Joe Parsons, Supervisory Resource Specialist with the Saratoga-Encampment-Rawlins Conservation District (SERCD) in Saratoga, said two studies - the Platte River Basin Plan Study (Basin Plan) and the...

Mule deer population estimates rising

Representatives from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (Game & Fish) gave their annual report on the Platte Valley Mule Deer Initiative (PVMDI) Thursday night at the Saratoga Town Hall. Rick King, ...

Hooray, hooray! It's Dr. Suess day

The Seuss was loose at the Encampment School on Thursday when teachers and students celebrated the famed children’s author and his birthday a few days early. National Read Across America Day (Dr....

KOC 'crushes it' with aluminum

Have you wondered what a difference recycling make? For Knights of Columbus, it has allowed them to make an impact in the lives of many. The Knights of Columbus Snowy Range Council in Saratoga...

Beitel weds Drost

Amy Elizabeth Beitel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ron Beitel, of Encampment, and Nicholas John Drost, son of the late Dale Drost, and Sylvia Drost of Elko, Nev. were married on Oct. 17, 2014. The Nuptial Mass was celebrated at St. Olaf Catholic Church...

UW researchers plan wildlife captures in March

Seeking insights to help moose, elk, mule deer and bighorn sheep populations, researchers from the University of Wyoming, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, the U.S. Geological Survey and other...

Speech team readies for state

The Carbon County Speech Team returned from the Greybull Speech meet with the 1A/2A second place Sweepstakes trophy. The first place Sweepstakes trophy went to Thermopolis. Jacob Dickinson placed third for his original oratory. Team members who...

Lady Tigers take third at regionals

When it mattered most, the Lady Tigers pulled out the win and that effort earned them a third place finish in the 1A West Conference Regionals. At state, their first opponent will be one they are...

Panther Wrestling finishes strong at state

The state wrestling finals were the culmination of many struggles, triumphs and memories for the Saratoga Panthers last weekend when the Panthers overcame a tough first day and wrestled back to...

Fourman ends season with record score

Even though the Saratoga Lady Panthers didn’t make it to regionals last weekend, Justine Fourman broke her high-point average in the pigtail game against the Lusk Lady Tigers, Feb. 22. Fourman...

Tigers lose bid for state

The Encampment Tigers were still licking their wounds Monday after an upset that left them out of the state finals. “They are disappointed and moping around,” head coach Clint Bromley said of the ...

Ghostbuster Air, or; De-verting and De-icing de Plane

Recently I went south to Houston to see family and friends. This time I flew out of a regional airport that turned out to be both closer and cheaper than our nearest big city hubs. The security is... Full story

Virginia Mae O'Leary

Virginia Mae O’Leary died in her home in Encampment, surrounded by her family, on Feb. 26, after a long illness. Virginia was born on June 30, 1941 to Ernest Merrill and Virginia (Terrell) Merrill in Los Angeles, Calif. Throughout her life she...

Saratoga Lions Club hosts state championships

The Saratoga Lions Club is hosting the 35th annual Donald E. Erickson Memorial Chariot Races the state championships in Saratoga this year. The annual event is a Platte River Valley tradition that,... Full story

Calcutta betting primer

The Hotel Wolf will be hosting The Saratoga Lion Club annual Calcutta auction Friday night for the state championship races and the 35th Annual Donald E. Erickson Memorial Chariot races this weekend. ...

The echo of pounding hooves

The future of chariot racing is looking pretty dim, John Williams, with the state racing committee, said. Most of the racers are old-timers. Williams, who has been racing for 14 years, said people...

 
 
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