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No snow, no problem

No snow, no problem

The weather was perfect for the Sierra Winter Carnival Friday and Saturday – a balmy 34 degrees most of Saturday. The only problem – no snow. Traditionally, if there is no snow in Encampment, the ...

Council pays police overtime, makes town appointments

At a well-attended Saratoga Town Council meeting the most contentious topics were the hiring of a new part-time police dispatcher, part-time patrol officer and the wording of Ordinance 829. According ... Full story

Residents targeted in 'IRS' scam

Saratoga Chief of Police, Tom Knickerbocker, said his department has received phones calls off and on about the IRS calling residents in Saratoga. It has been happening since Christmas, Knickerbocker ...

Simplifying town financial reports

Councilman Will Faust ran on a platform of clearing up the town of Saratoga financial reports for its citizens. At a recent town council meeting Faust could be heard discussing his ideas on how to...

Tires and tennies

Joe Elder, executive director at the Platte Valley Community Center (PVCC), is working with a committee to plan a duathlon for Sept. 6. Elder started talking with Saratoga business owner Mitch...

Speech team continues to see improvements

The Carbon County School District No. 2 Speech Team competed in Gillette last weekend at the Campbell County Tournament. Several CCSD#2 speech members made it to the semi-finals while competing against 18 schools. One student, Jacob Dickinson, made...

Police Report

From Jan. 19, 2014 through Jan. 25, 2015 the Saratoga Police Department responded to 88 calls including the following classifications: 911 hang up (1); alarm (1); animal problem (1); bar check (5); business checks (26); citizen assist (14);...

Tigers smother state's top scorer

Wyoming's leading scorer in boys basketball, Rock River's C. J. Smith, was held to only 10 points by the Encampment Tigers in their 63-17 win Saturday. Smith put up 44 points last week against...

EHS Girls wrangle Lady Longhorns

In the opening game at Encampment on Saturday the Lady Tigers easily took down Rock River, 55-24. The non-conference win was a psychological boost for the 1-2, 1A Southwest Conference, 9-6 overall...

Lady Panthers win Valley upset

The Saratoga Lady Panthers (0-2, 2A Southeast, 6-7 overall) squeaked out a 49 to 45 win against Carbon County School District No. 2 rival, Encampment Lady Tigers (1-2, 1A Southwest, 9-6 overall)...

Panthers pin third at Dogger Invite

The Saratoga Panther wrestlers took third place at the Dogger Invite in Lingle, placing all but one of their grapplers. Daynon Mowry earned wrestler of the week with his first place finish in the... Full story

Tigers top Panthers in tight game

The Saratoga Panthers (0-2, 1A Southeast; 2-10 overall) lost to the Encampment Tigers (1-2 1A Southwest; 12-13 overall) Friday, but not without a putting up a tough defense. Friday the Panthers came...

Glode is panelist for Leap into Leadership

Carbon County Commissioner Lindy Glode has been invited to be a panelist for the annual Leap into Leadership 2015 Thursday and Friday. Wyoming Leap into Leadership was started in 2008 to invite women ...

Fridays with the mayor

Editor’s note: Two of the questions asked in this interview are from anonymous readers. We encourage you to submit more questions to sunsports@union-tel.com. To contact Mayor Glode directly, call...

Winning!

Did you see the Saratoga Sun's ad last week. We won 20 ribbons! That also earned us the traveling Sweepstakes Trophy. The Sweepstakes Trophy is awarded to the newspaper that earns the most Pacemaker... Full story

 
 
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