The Saratoga Sun -

 
Spiering takes a belt at Ron Thon

McLendon taking over as Sun's GM

Keith McLendon is taking over as the General Manager of the Saratoga Sun effective Feb. 20. Liz Wood, who has been General Manager and Publisher since June, 2008 will be leaving the Saratoga Sun. Wood has worked for the Saratoga Sun since 2005....

Christman/Newman wed

Katherine Ann Christman and Paul Kelly Newman were joined together in marriage on Aug. 29, 2015 at the Silver Spur Ranch, Saratoga, Wyo. Officiant Eliza Hotchkiss presided over the outdoor ceremony....

Komen Wyoming to close doors next year

Susan G. Komen Wyoming, which has served the women and men of Wyoming for the past 20 years, announced last week that they will cease operations next year. The local affiliate of the nation’s leading breast cancer organization, Susan G. Komen,...

John and Margaret Whitehead

John S. and Margaret A. (Welton) Whitehead of Sun City West, Ariz., celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Feb. 1. John, originally from St. Joseph, Mo., and Margaret from the Hat Creek Ranch...

Transfer station approved

Fiscal conservatism ruled the day at the Feb. 4 Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting. The special use permit for the proposed solid waste transfer station at the Saratoga landfill was ...

Speech and debate talking up a hot streak

The Saratoga/Encampment Speech and Debate team took their fifth consecutive first place win last weekend in Jackson Hole. According to head coach Jacob Mickelsen, the debaters had a big weekend, with ...

Yes, we're open Monday

Who is ready for Spring? I am, even though we still have one to two months left of winter. Connie Beckham is not just our Speaker of the House, she is also the leader of her very own Team Twinkle Toes which consists of Laura Rettelle, Patty...

Things to know before you snowmobile

Snowmobiling season is in full swing on the Medicine Bow National Forest. Your public lands offer some of the best snowmobiling opportunities around, with deep powder and miles of groomed trails....

American Legion Auxiliary

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 54 met Dec. 29, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post. This meeting had been postponed from Dec. 15, 2015 due to poor weather conditions. After the regular business procedures were handled the main focus...

President's Honor Roll

The University of Wyoming lists five students from the Platte Valley on the 2015 fall semester President’s Honor Roll. The President’s Honor Roll consists of regularly enrolled undergraduates who earned a 4.0 (“A”) grade point average for...

Spiering takes a belt at Ron Thon

Thatcher Spiering took first place at Ron Thon over the weekend, a feat which head coach Jared Mason described as "almost shocking." It is not too surprising because Spiering does everything a...

Lady Panthers take first conference win

The Saratoga Lady Panthers went to Burns last Friday and brought home their first conference win of the season. In a low-scoring, defensive battle Saratoga (1-5 conference, 4-10 overall) had more...

Gonzales recovering from concussion

According to Saratoga Middle-High School Activity Director Rex Hohnholt, Jerriah Gonzales is, "doing really good right now." This is after Gonzales was injured late in the second quarter of...

Chamber celebrates year of successes

The Saratoga Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce (SPVCC) Annual Dinner celebrated local businesses, people and organizations once more. The Red Wagon and The Trading Post were New Business and...

Wow. Bad things DO come in threes

I went on vacation last week. I had planned it for months. Get some much-needed relaxation and unwind a bit, you know. The plan was to fly to Houston and then board a cruise ship going to the Yucatan ...

Bon Voyage Liz

To the Editor in Chief Dear Saratogans: On February 19th The Saratoga Sun will lose the most award-winning editor it has ever had. Not that we haven’t had other good editors, but Liz Wood has made our newspaper into an award winning and highly...

Mine a wreck, woman writer

100 years ago Feb. 17, 1916 Mine Becoming Wreck The Union Pacific Coal company is taking the final steps in the abandonment of its No. 1 mine at Rock Springs, once the greatest and yet the deepest colliery in the west. The machinery is being...

Other Articles of Interest

 
 
Rendered 02/09/2016 14:35