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Martin "Marty" Roy Huntley

Martin "Marty" Roy Huntley, 58, passed away on Sept. 11, 2014 in Saratoga, his hometown. Marty was born June 12, 1956 in Portland, Ore., to Josef M. Huntley and Nellie M. Heminger. Marty attended...

Giving back

Most evenings you'll find Bill Baker sitting in front of his Saratoga apartment basking from the warmth of the chiminea glowing with fire. The retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, former... Full story

Planning commission revamps fencing ordinance

The fencing ordinance will receive another makeover. The planning commission voted to amend the fencing ordinance which will allow for a seven-foot fence, with 75 percent visibility in fences higher...

Shaping clay and minds

Whether it's teaching the finer aspects of drawing, or the molding of clay, Noel Shepherd is excited to be the new art teacher at Saratoga Middle/High School. Shepherd is from Rawlins, and she...

Problem property, new highway signs and a new mosquito fogger

Gary Stull opened the public comments at the Sept. 11 Encampment Town Council meeting this past Thursday by complaining about the burned structure at 507 McCaffrey. “This property has been sitting...

Huntley honored

Marty Huntley was honored for his exemplary service at South Central Wyoming Emergency Medical Service (SCWEMS) Joint Powers Board (JPB) meeting Sept. 10 and made a member in perpetuity of the...

Rainfall slightly up in Platte Valley

Even though it may seem the Platte Valley has received more rain than usual, meteorologist Shawn Leibl with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), said precipitation is up in the ...

New standards to cause temporary drop in test scores

Lower scores on the 2014 PAWS (Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students) and SAWS (Student Assessment for Writing Students) tests are nothing to fear, Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD#2) ...

Weiland resigns from SCWEMS board

The Riverside Town Council regretfully accepted the resignation of Helen Weiland as their representative to the South Central Wyoming Emergency Medical Service (SCWEMS) Joint Powers Board (JPB)....

Police Report

From Sept. 8 through Sept. 14, the Saratoga Police Department responded to 72 calls including the following classifications: Agency assistance (2); ambulance (3); animal problem (1); assist business (1); business checks (19); check fraud (1);...

Cokeville too much for Saratoga football

When you go to play a powerhouse team like Cokeville, some pre-game jitters are to be expected. But Saratoga football head coach Scott Bokelman said the jitters ended up getting the best of them in...

High school students rodeo up

Konnar Knotwell and Bailey Miller, of Encampment, and Jace Berger, of Saratoga, are competing in High School Rodeos this fall. Knotwell is competing in team roping and breakaway roping. Miller is...

Schwartzkopf takes first

Only one member of the Saratoga High School (SHS) golf team went to Douglas for last week’s golf tournament, and he walked away with first place. Braxton Schwartzkopf shot a 77 on the only day of...

Lady Tigers shake off Rattlers

The Encampment Lady Tigers beat Little Snake River in four sets Friday night in front of a full house at the Encampment School gymnasium. With purple on one side of the bleachers and red on the other ...  Website

X-country tramples times

The Saratoga High School (SHS) cross country runners took more than 15 minutes off their combined time at last week’s Liberty Bell Invitational at Heritage High School in Denver, Colo. Every single ...  Website

Lady Panthers succumb to Miners and Cyclones

The Lady Panthers varsity volleyball team played Hanna Elk Mountain Medicine Bow (HEM) last Thursday and Southeast (Yoder, Colo.) on Friday. They lost both matches. There was some back and forth...  Website

Celebrity nympho hacking scandal

It’s time again for the new model year and the old model year-end clearance sales. Summer has come to its Labor Day ending and fall is in the air. For me, this means my birthday is around the... Full story

A dose of his own medicine, or, my son never writes

To the editor: Amazingly, people can do the strangest things. For example, I just have finished  looking over more than seventy “Retro-Blog” columns written by Keith McLendon and published in the Sun from 2009 to this year. In his essays,...

Democratic weather, bark beetle survey, dog saves life and hobo pool preferred

100 Years Ago Sept. 17, 1914 Well, we had a fine summer. Crops have been good and the farmer and rancher both wear smiles “that isn’t going to be pulled off with a donkey.” The weather was especially fine until Saturday afternoon, when it...

Birthday dinner Friday

Dominoes: Shout out to our Domino players, Joe Remick, Lorraine Knotwell, Betty Merrill, Phil Fleming with a win, Bill Telfer with two wins, Madeline Telfer with one win and Laura Rettelle Coffee Drinkers: Our ever faithful coffee drinkers, Laura...

Yahtzee, Bingo and more

At Deseret Health and Rehab, residents enjoyed many activities throughout the week. The Activity Department offers a wide variety of activities each week to meet the residents’ interests, as well as the physical, mental and psychological...

Kirsten M. Campbell

On Sept. 13, 2014 at 6:08 p.m. an emergency meeting of the Board of Directors of Anheuser Bush was called in an effort to stymie the sudden freefall in stock price as a result of plummeting Budweiser ...

Jacqueline E. Smith

A service for Jacqueline E. Smith will be held at St. Ann's Parish, 218 W. Spring Avenue, Saratoga, at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27 followed by the burial of ashes at the Saratoga Cemetery and a...

Orley Roberts

A Masonic memorial service and picnic will be held for Orley Roberts at noon on Sept. 23 at Kathy Glode Park. In case of bad weather, the service will be moved to the Masonic Hall at Second and...

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