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 By Staff Report    Education    May 30, 2018

Wyoming 5th for higher education

Wyoming Ranks No. 5 on ‘Best States for Higher Education’ List The low cost of higher education in Wyoming, combined with low student debt and a relatively high community college graduation rate, have placed the state No. 5 on U.S. News & World...


Miracles tested

The Saratoga Council of Catholic Women will soon host Tim Francis, with You Shall Believe Ministries, for the first time ever in the state of Wyoming. According to the organization, Francis has presented over 500 missions and will be coming to...

 By Staff Report    News    May 30, 2018

Carbon County Cowboys chosen

The Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame has announced the newly-selected Class of 2018 by geographic regions. These men and women will be inducted during ceremonies at the Casper Events Center on Sunday, September 23, 2018. Those selected from Region 7 in...


Brass band to jazz up pavilion

The Platte Valley Arts Council is proud to present the "Frontier Brass Band", an ensemble associated with the 67th Wyoming National Guard Band. They will perform at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 9 at the...


American Legion names new officers

The Angus England Post 54 of the American Legion Saratoga, Wyoming held annual elections Saturday, May 19 at their regular monthly meeting. The results are as follows: Post Commander—Steve Wilcoxson; Vice Commander—Don Ainsworth;...

 By Staff Report    Education    May 23, 2018

WWCC partners with Enc. School

Western Wyoming Community College’s Division of Mathematics and Science is pleased to announce a new partnership with Encampment High School (EHS). Encampment High School is a K-12 public education institution and part of the Carbon County School...


VSO awards luncheon set

The Valley Service Organization (VSO) will hold its annual public luncheon to honor the recipients of its 2018 Woman of Distinction and Youth Citizenship Awards at noon on Thursday, May 24 in the back room at the Hotel Wolf, according to VSO...

 By Staff Report    News    May 16, 2018

Knowing where it's at

The Elevations Geospatial Summit was held in Saratoga from May 2-4 at the Platte Valley Community Center. Those wishing to learn of advances in the Geographic Information System (GIS) for gathering,...

 By Staff Report    News    May 16, 2018

Nominees for Bucholz Award sought

The Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust is seeking nominations for the 2018 Kurt Bucholz Award. The award was created in 2008, in memory of Kurt Bucholz, DVM, a legislator and rancher from Saratoga. Recipients exemplify the core beliefs held by Dr....


Spy talk at library

What does a Wyoming girl with degrees in History and International Relations do after graduation? Pat Stuart parlayed them into a berth at the CIA. Wyoming author and former CIA officer, Pat Stuart,...

 By Staff Report    Business    May 2, 2018

Realtor of the Year

Jenn Rothenberger has been selected as Carbon County Realtor of the Year for 2017. Jenn received her Real Estate license in 2007 and her Brokers License in 2010 and has been an active member of the...

 By Staff Report    Sports    April 11, 2018

Talkers take third

Deep breathing exercises, modified yoga poses, kids “talking” to walls, a few running down hallways and coaches and students wishing everyone good luck. No, this isn’t basketball or wrestling warm ups. This is the scene before every round at a...

 By Staff Report    News    April 11, 2018

'Expand the circle, reach all victims'

The Carbon County Sheriff’s Victim/Witness Program recognizes April 8-14, 2018 as National Crime Victims’ Rights Week by promoting victims’ rights and honoring victims of all crimes. The 2018 theme, “Expand the circle, reach all victims... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    March 28, 2018

Sinclair donates AEDs

Sinclair Wyoming Refining Company has recently donated four automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to complete installations at all Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) campuses. An automated external defi brillator (AED) is a lightweight,... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    March 28, 2018

Ready to draw blood

The annual Saratoga, Encampment and Hanna blood draws for community wellness screenings are scheduled for mid-April, according to Sue Jones, chairman for the Valley Service Organization (VSO), which is sponsoring the Platte Valley draws along with...


Seed sorting started

Thinking of spring? Things green and sprouting? The 2018 Saratoga Free Seed Library will be taking shape this month as seeds are sorted and packaged for free distribution at the Saratoga Library. Aspiring gardeners and friends are invited to help...

 By Staff Report    News    March 14, 2018

Input sought on Fox Creek project

The U.S. Forest Service, Laramie Ranger District, is seeking public input on the proposed Fox Creek Vegetation Management Project in Albany County. This project is separate from the ongoing Medicine Bow Landscape Vegetation Analysis. The Fox Creek...


VSO offers $500 citizenship scholarship

Seniors graduating from Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD 2) high schools can now apply for the annual $500 Youth Citizenship Award (YCA) offered by the Valley Service Organization (VSO). Application forms are now available from the...

 By Staff Report    News    February 14, 2018

Multiple Vehicle Crash Near Rawlins, Wyo

On February 15th, 2018 a multi-vehicle crash occurred at Milepost 214 on Interstate 80, near Rawlins, Wyoming around 3:38 a.m. A commercial vehicle was traveling eastbound on Interstate 80. At... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    January 3, 2018

Bringing 'Down Under' out west

Australian storyteller, didjeridoo player and traveler Paul "Walking Stick" Taylor will be doing a residency Monday through Thursday next week with Saratoga Elementary students in kindergarten... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    January 3, 2018

Carbon County gets 'wooly'

The Make It With Wool (MIWW) District No. 9 Contest for Carbon County was held on Sunday, Nov. 12, at the Jeffrey Center in Rawlins. Contestants modeled outfits they had made of at least 60 percent wool fabric or yarn. Garments were also judged on co... Full story


Kiwanis news

Kiwanis celebrated their 27th birthday May 18 at the Saratoga Resort, members and guests heard a history program by Saratoga Museum director Mikayla Larrow. The $400 Scholarship winner from Encampment High School was Ariana Mckinney while Katie... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    May 17, 2017

Museum 'goes with the flow'

The Saratoga Museum will be hosting a history trek around Saratoga’s famous mineral hot springs Saturday, June 3. The four to five hour trek, entitled “Go with the Flow,” meets at the Saratoga Museum at 8:30 a.m. and will travel around the... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    May 10, 2017

Kids make 'mark' in Ag

Wyoming Agriculture in the Classroom (WAIC) recently hosted the 23rd Annual Agriculture and Natural Resource Bookmark Contest for Wyoming second to fifth grade students. The 2017 theme was “Wyoming Stewardship.” The contest is one of the many... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    May 3, 2017

National Day of Prayer

The 66th annual National Day of Prayer will be held Thursday, May 4 at the Senior Center, 214 E. Constitution Drive, from 11:30 a.m. until noon. II Chronicles 7:14 says: “If my people who are called by My Name will humble themselves, and pray and... Full story


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