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Digging Hanna

The Hanna Town Council met at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at the town hall after a meet and greet with Ashley Mayfield Davis, candidate for Carbon County Attorney that began at 5 p.m. Davis stayed for the...

Transferring a view

Douglas and Jennifer Duplisea returned to appear before the Upper Platte River Solid Waste Disposal District (UPRSWDD) once again during the rescheduled meeting at 7 p.m. on July 11 at the Encampment...

Looking to the future

The Saratoga Planning Commission met July 10 and, as you would expect, had their focus squarely on the long-term. Planning chairman Jon Nelson was joined at the meeting by planning commission members...

Not talking trash

Encampment Mayor Greg Salisbury expressed frustration at what he saw as lack of communication between the municipality and the Upper Platte River Solid Waste Disposal District (UPRSWDD) during the...

Veggie vendor vacancy

Saratoga and Valley residents have likely noticed the absence of a key part of the Farmers’ Market held at St. Barnabas Church in Saratoga. The fruit and vegetable vendor that organizer Laura...

Tapped out

Riverside Mayor Leroy Stephenson informed the Riverside Town Council during their regularly scheduled meeting on July 12 at the Riverside Town Hall that he had received a letter from the Wyoming...

Serving rules

The Medicine Bow Town Council met at 7 p.m. on July 9 at the Community Hall and started business as usual with approval of the agenda, the minutes for the June 11 meeting and the special meeting...

All's wells

The Carbon County Impact Joint Powers Board heard updates on the lagoon improvement projects, which was declared substantially complete in June, as well as from Kevin Boyce of the Wyoming Water...

Politics in a bar

There is an unwritten rule that one must never discuss politics or religion in a bar setting. On the night of July 10, however, that rule was broken as candidates from the national, state and local...

VSO hosts forum

A good turnout of Town of Saratoga and Wyoming State Legislative candidates is expected for the first of two 2018 election forums sponsored by the Valley Service Organization (VSO). The forum is scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday (July 23) in the great...

An explosive idea

Medicine Bow recently demonstrated what we at the Saratoga Sun feel is a good idea. The town allowed children and adults alike to play with fireworks. The reason this was allowed is that the county, despite having a fireworks ban, cedes authority...

Remember the teachers

I was out in my garden last Sunday afternoon and did a twist of my back somehow and by the evening, I was in major pain. Gut wrenching torture, that made me want to puke; I couldn’t walk for more...

Mission to Saratoga

One of the draws of being in the military is being able to travel the world. The same applies to being a pastor and a missionary. Pastor Phil Arndt of Saratoga Alliance Church has done both. While...

It'll be a coal day in Hanna

King Coal Days are here again starting July 20. At 5 p.m. on Friday registration for weekend events at the Hanna Parks and Recreation Center begin this year’s festivities. Also starting at the same...

Leap into the past

The official name for the town of Encampment is Grand Encampment and it received that name because it was, indeed, a grand encampment for fur traders, mountain men and local Native American tribes to...

Gathered for a sweet 16

Valley residents and visitors will have yet another weekend full of events they can choose to attend with one such event being the Grand Encampment Cowboy Gathering. Entering it's 16th year, the...

Gone to Girls State

Dawn Kenneda, Medicine Bow American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 64 Girls State Chairman, had some of her northern Carbon County girls attend the 76th session of the American Legion Auxiliary Wyoming...

Janalee Grooman

A memorial service will be held for Janalee Grooman at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 21, 2018 at the Baggs...

Homer Wesley Beach

Full military graveside services for Homer Wesley Beach, age 95, will be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in Rawlins, WY. A full obituary will appear in an upcoming issue of the Saratoga...

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