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 By Erik Gantt    News    February 17, 2016

Man charged in Saratoga hit and run

Late in the evening on Feb. 7 a pedestrian in Saratoga was allegedly hit from behind by a truck on the west end of Main St. According to an affidavit, the driver was intoxicated and left the scene. Th...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    February 17, 2016

Planning commission sticking to their guns

The Saratoga Planning Commission held to zoning ordinances pertaining to fencing and secondary occupation by a night watchman in the light industrial zone at their Feb. 9 regular meeting. The...

 
 By Erik Gantt    Opinion    February 17, 2016

End it on a high note

I’ve had a good run during my time at the Sun. But, all good things must come to an end … so they say. In a scenario I could not have envisioned even a month ago, an opportunity that would take...

 
 By Erik Gantt    Sports    February 17, 2016

Girls get their groove back

The Lady Panthers split their home games last week, but their defense was on point. Adding to their strongest defensive play of the year, Meredith Lincoln had an outstanding Friday afternoon leading...

 
 By Erik Gantt    Sports    February 17, 2016

Hoopers never stand down

While the Saratoga Panthers took two losses this weekend, the boys varsity squad battled to the end, just as they have done all season. "I've never coached or been around a team that has faced as...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    February 17, 2016

Encampment council gets ready for 2016 maintenance

At their regular February meeting, the Encampment town council approved expenditures for several pieces of equipment related to town maintenance. The town is looking to move forward with replacement o...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    February 17, 2016

Quick night in Riverside

In a meeting that lasted a little over 15 minutes, the Town of Riverside took care of the month’s business. In recognition of a local business, the council announced that The BearTrap will be...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    February 10, 2016

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...

 
 By Erik Gantt    Sports    February 10, 2016

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...

 
 By Erik Gantt    Sports    February 10, 2016

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...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    February 3, 2016

Baskets for Bokelman benefits coach

"Five-hundred and fifty dollars for just one day's work is amazing," Kelly Horn said of Saturday's fundraising for Lady Panthers head coach Scott Bokelman. Bokelman was recently diagnosed with...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    February 3, 2016

Lucas devices on board

The South Central Wyoming Emergency Medical Service (SCWEMS) recently received four machines that will help save lives in Carbon County. Lucas devices are machines that perform chest compressions...

 
 By Erik Gantt    Sports    February 3, 2016

Lady Panthers are unified

Head coach Heather Bartlett said her Saratoga Lady Panthers are unified in the face of switching coaches mid-season. Scott Bokelman started the season with the girls but his cancer diagnosis and...

 
 By Erik Gantt    Sports    February 3, 2016

Panthers raise heart rates

Watching the Saratoga Panthers varsity team on Saturday was like watching the Denver Broncos, stressful. The Panthers (0-4 conference, 1-12 overall) came out fighting against the Cyclones (2-1, 5-9) k...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    January 27, 2016

Med Bow agrees to SCWEMS amendment

The Medicine Bow Town Council has agreed to sign the proposed amendment to the South Central Wyoming Emergency Medical Service (SCWEMS) Joint Powers Board (JPB) agreement that will allow the town of...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    January 27, 2016

Survey tops 10 percent response

This is the first of a three-part series on the public surveys associated with the town of Saratoga Master Plan. The next articles will provide more detail on survey question results and the...

 
 By Erik Gantt    Entertainment    January 27, 2016

It's a beach party

“We have snow!” Alyson Sneddon, chair of the Sierra Madre Winter Carnival said excitedly of this year’s festival. Because mother nature has provided early and sustained snows in the bottom of...

 
 By Erik Gantt    Sports    January 27, 2016

Lady Panthers are family

Lady Panther head coach Scott Bokelman has been diagnosed with thyroid lymphoma and his Panther family has his back. A moment of silence in support of Bokelman preceded Saturdays game at Encampment. H...

 
 By Erik Gantt    Sports    January 27, 2016

Panthers look to conference games

"I'm really proud of these boys. I'm really proud to be their coach. They play hard every game and that shows their character," was coach Jason Williams' takeaway from last week's basketball games. On...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    January 20, 2016

WYO 130 increasing to 70 MPH

The speed limit on Wyoming Highway 130 (WYO 130) from Saratoga north to Interstate 80 will be raised to 70 mph later this month, weather permitting, according to the Wyoming Department of...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    January 20, 2016

Town announces Cleanup Committee

Council Representative to the Planning Commission Will Faust and Mayor Ed Glode introduced a newly formed Cleanup Committee to the Saratoga Planning Commission at the commissions Jan. 12 meeting. The...

 
 By Erik Gantt    Opinion    January 20, 2016

The battle of bitterness and gratitude

It is no secret around the Saratoga Sun office and at home that I have been feeling grumpier than usual lately. I definitely fit into the curmudgeon category sometimes, and lately I have fallen in to...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    January 20, 2016

Council passes ordinance restricting mobile homes

At their Jan. 14 meeting, the Encampment Town Council passed ordinance 17.36.020(h) on its third public reading. The ordinance restricts future mobile home placement to established mobile home parks...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    January 20, 2016

Riverside urges Medicine Bow to sign SCWEMS amendment

The Riverside Town Council signed a letter urging the town of Medicine Bow to sign the proposed amendment to the South Central Wyoming Emergency Medical Service (SCWEMS) Joint Powers Agreement as...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    January 20, 2016

Faust opens doors to financial advising in Saratoga

Will Faust celebrated the New Year by opening his own Edward Jones office in downtown Saratoga. Faust is excited to be building his own business serving the financial and wealth management needs of...

 

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