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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

 By Staff Report    News    May 3, 2017

Helping Hands elects officers, recognizes retirements

Platte Valley Helping Hands, (PVHH) a Wyoming nonprofit corporation, recently held their annual board reorganization meeting, acknowledging the retirements of Jack Riddick and Leslie Johnson, and welcoming Lynda Healey and Vickie Stolns as new board... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    May 3, 2017

Efforts bring medals

On April 23, 147 youths were recognized by the congressional delegation for earning Bronze, Silver and Gold Congressional Awards. Senator John Barrasso, Senator Mike Enzi, Secretary of State Edward... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    April 26, 2017

Landowner license application deadline approaching

The deadline for landowner hunting license applications is only a few weeks away. May 15 is the last day applications can be submitted for resident landowner elk, deer, and antelope licenses and non-resident landowner deer and antelope licenses.... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    April 19, 2017

Road work for Ryan Park

Beginning on or about Monday, April 24, road crews will begin a guardrail project on a bridge on WYO 130 west of Ryan Park, causing delays for drivers. The bridge is located at reference marker 57.79, approximately 10 miles east of the WYO 130/230... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    April 19, 2017

Dig it ... safely

April is National Safe Digging Month, and as the weather allows more outdoor projects, Black Hills Energy is emphasizing safety by providing important guidelines for safe digging. Whether you’re a homeowner planting a shrub or a contractor using a... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    April 12, 2017

Bleeding for health

Annual health screenings offered through Wyoming Health and Wellness Fairs will be held in the area April 18–22. A portion of the proceeds from these events will be given back to the community in the form of scholarships, support for other events... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    April 12, 2017

Poetry gets pulpy in Carbon County

To celebrate April as National Poetry month, Saratoga poet Kate Sherrod will be featured at two Carbon County events. The first is a book release party at Laura M’s, where Sherrod and friends will read aloud selections from her new book, “Pulp... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    April 12, 2017

Free seed library opens

Complimentary seeds are now available at the Saratoga Library for the opening of the “Saratoga Free Seed Library,” according to announcement made by Saratoga Friends of the Library (FOL), sponsors who encourage local folks to plant gardens for... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    March 29, 2017

Kiwanis offer scholarships, showcase talent

Platte Valley Kiwanis currently have scholarship applications available at Encampment and Saratoga schools. Two $400 scholarships will be given to seniors who demonstrate a need and help out in the community according to Kiwanis member Connie... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    March 29, 2017

Schutte signs with honor society

Sierra Schutte recently joined 23 of her Big Bend Community College peers in joining the Rho Zeta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa. Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for community colleges... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    March 29, 2017

Saratoga FBLA enjoys state success

With only four members in attendance at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State Conference, Saratoga was one of the smallest chapters. However, that didn't deter them from enjoying the... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    March 22, 2017

Speech and debate ends on a spicy note

The Carbon County School District No. 2 speech and debate team will celebrate its participants and the close of the speech season 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 28 in the Great Hall of the Platte Valley Community Center. The event is open to the public, and... Full story


Oak Ridge Boys tickets on sale

The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch announced they will host their annual “Valley Strong” concert fundraiser to benefit local charities at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 17 at the Platte Valley Community Center located at 210 W Elm Ave in Saratoga. This... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    March 15, 2017

VSO offers $500 award

Carbon County School District 2 graduating seniors can now apply for the annual $500 Youth Citizenship Award offered by the Valley Service Organization (VSO). VSO Vice President Carol Beach, chairman for the project, said application forms are now... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    March 8, 2017

GEM hosts Lora Webb Nichols presentation

The Grand Encampment Museum (GEM) is hosting a speaker series in 2017. The first speaker is Nicole Jean Hill, Professor of Art at Humboldt State University, Thursday, March 9. The presentation will... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    February 22, 2017

Encampment contestants win at National MIWW

Ashlynn Johnson, of Encampment, participated in the National Make it With Wool (MIWW) competition in Denver Jan. 26-28, held in conjunction with the American Sheep Industry Convention. Johnson modeled... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    February 22, 2017

Hunter Ed class in Encampment

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will offer a hunter education class in Encampment beginning February 27. The class will be held in the library at the Encampment K-12 School, 514 Rankin Ave. Class meets Monday and Wednesday from 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m.... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    February 22, 2017

UW announces Fall Semester Graduates

The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following Platte Valley students at the completion of the 2016 fall semester Encampment Marion Marchetti Juris Doctor Chelsie Pantle Master of Science Saratoga Leanne Lou Correll Master of Science... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    February 22, 2017

Senate pages wanted

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, (R)Wyo., is encouraging Wyoming high school students to apply to be a Senate page for summer sessions in Washington, D.C. Thirty page positions are open in the United States Senate each session and Enzi is fortunate to have...

 By Staff Report    News    February 22, 2017

Sondergard named BPOY

The Carbon County Board of Realtors annual banquet was held Jan. 21 at the Platte Valley Community Center in Saratoga. The annual banquet honored Business Person of the Year and Realtor of the Year fo... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    February 15, 2017

CCSD #2 asks for input on possible budget cuts

As most people are aware, the State of Wyoming is facing a shortfall in funding this year due to the recent downturn in the mineral industry. There are several bills that are moving through the legislature, most of which will require substantial... Full story


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