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Highway 70 sinkhole update

According to Marty Mayfield, Maintenance Area Supervisor for Rawlins’ Department of Transportation (DOT), a sinkhole was found on Wyoming Highway 70 while clearing off the roads. Originally,...

Corbett Foundation steps in

When the first patient at Deseret Health and Rehab was released on May 7, Dr. Dean Bartholomew approached Mike Glode, chairman of the Corbett Medical Foundation about covering bounced checks of...

Health Management Services signs nursing home agreement

Thursday afternoon, Joe Rude with Health Management Services signed the lease documents to take over the nursing home. The name has been changed to Saratoga Care Center. Rude’s company won’t...

Saratoga Town Council presents comprehensive budget

The Saratoga Town Council passed Ordinance 830 on its first reading May 19 at its regular meeting. Ordinance 830 is the 2015/2016 town budget. For the first time in years, the public was presented...

Butler new principal at SMHS

Interim Assistant Principal of Rawlins High School, Linda Butler, is taking on the role as Principal of Saratoga Middle High School starting in the 2015-2016 academic year, and she is beyond excited ...

Brainstorming Carbon County

The Wyoming Business Alliance (WBA) has been hosting Tour23 meetings in every county of Wyoming. On May 20 the WBA stopped in Rawlins, the 15th of 23 counties so far. Tour23 is about job creation,...

No landfill fee increase, yet

Richard Hodges caused confusion in the audience during the Saratoga Town Council meeting when he announced that Sierra Madre Solid Waste Disposal District (Landfill Board) had passed the third...

Dialogue on Poverty

A Dialogue on Poverty meeting was held on May 18 with the Carbon County Community Action Committee for the 2015 Carbon County Needs Assessment. The goal of this assessment is to find out the extent...

Students explore the Tetons

Eighteen Saratoga 8th grade students got a taste of the Tetons this month with a trip to Jackson Hole, for a week of learning and exploration. The trip, over the week of May 12, allowed students to stay with the Jackson Campus of Teton Science...

It's Cow Pie time

Twenty-one years ago, Jimmy McKinney was golfing at the Saratoga Inn golf course for a school fundraiser when Jerry Paxton approached McKinney about having a golf tournament in his pasture. The next...

Oiler takes first at state in 2A pole vault competition

Last weekend, the best in the state competed for state track and field titles with only the top eight in each event to medal. The competition was fierce, the weather was lousy, but the athletes...

EHS Track ends season with high marks

The Encampment Track and Field team came home with one individual state championship and a fistful of personal bests after competing in Casper this past weekend. McKenzie Powell once again led her...

Sportsterstitious

I have to admit to being a little superstitious in everyday life. For example, I’m the guy who will pick up a penny if it is head side up. If not, I will turn it over so the next guy gets a heads...

Learning at the Lake

The clouds lifted and the sun was shining for the Saratoga Lake Day held last Thursday. Fourth, fifth and sixth graders from Saratoga, Encampment, Hanna and Medicine Bow were at Saratoga Lake to get...

Flag etiquette 101

Did you know that before June 14, 1924, there were no rules set in place for flag etiquette? According to USFlag.org, "It was on this date that the National Flag Code was adopted by the National Flag ...

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