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Blumenthal floats into business

School board passes Common District Calendar

The Carbon County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees unanimously passed the Common District Calendar Option 5B at the Feb. 18 meeting. Board chairwoman Diana Berger gave the audience several...

State Champion Chariot Races cross finish line in Saratoga

Saratoga is the host for the Wyoming State Championship Chariot Races this year, taking the place of what would have been the 35th annual Donald E. Erickson Memorial Chariot Races. The races will begin March 7 at 1 p.m., at the Buck Springs Arena...

Ordinance 829 approved by council

Ordinance 829 passed on the third reading at the Feb. 17 Saratoga Town Council with little fanfare. The ordinance, which had met opposition in previous meetings did not face any opposition during the final reading. The resolution puts apartment... Full story

Building partnerships

Jeff Streeter, Project Manager for the North Platte Valley Trout Unlimited, attended the Wyoming Water Commission Basin Plan meeting Jan. 27 to learn and to collaborate. With the Wyoming Water...

Speech team brings home 1A/2A Sweepstakes trophy

The Carbon County School District No. 2 Speech Team took the 1A/2A Sweepstakes Trophy at the Rawlins Speech Meet last weekend. Jacob Dickinson took second place in oratory and Lydia Smith took fifth. Dickinson also advanced to semi-finals in drama....

Panther pride heads to state finals Photo

The entire Saratoga Panthers wrestling team qualified for state at regionals last Saturday. Daynon Mowry and Thatcher Spiering finished second at 126 and 145 respectively and earned All Conference,...

Baggs rattled by Encampment

The Encampment Boys Varsity basketball team had the eye of the tiger when they hosted the Baggs Rattlers last Friday night. The Tigers took the win 54-47 in a game that had the crowd on its feet...

Lady Tigers bit by Rattlers

The Lady Tigers played a great defensive game last Friday night when they faced off against Baggs but were hampered by some ball control issues and missed shots in the second half of their tough loss ...

Lady Panthers lose chance for regionals in pigtail

The Lady Panthers season came to an end Monday with a loss in the pigtail to the Lusk Tigers 44-55. The Panthers played the Lusk Tigers at home Friday night, which ended in a loss of 34-57....

Panthers drop two, derail playoff hopes

The Saratoga Panthers saw their last chance at regionals slip through their fingers Monday night as they lost the pigtail game to the Burns Broncs 45-40. The Panthers kept the game close, but missed ...

Fridays with the mayor

Mayor Ed Glode said he came away from the River Restoration meeting last week with a good feeling. A sentiment that both Jeff Streeter with Trout Unlimited and Joe Parsons with the...

Encampment calls special meeting

The amendment to the Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance for the town of Encampment was passed after it’s third and final reading. Town Clerk Doreen Harvey stated the only change in the third reading was that the attorney’s advice that the term... Full story

Willford, Bernal entertain seniors

There were nine here to play bingo on Tuesday. Two-dollar winners were Madaline Forbes, Carl Kerbs, Betty Dean, Nadine Kerbs, and Grace Johnston. Berneil McCord and Sue Howe shared a $2 round. Berneil Mc- Cord won the $6 blackout round. There were...

E-Club Cake Auction awes Tiger Principal

Ten years ago I attended my first E-Club Cake Auction. I had been told about the level of community support that would be shown but was still somewhat skeptical. Could a small community really live up to the reputation? Amazingly the answer year...

A picture is worth a thousand words. Just not at a speech meet

For the first time in several years, the Carbon Country School District No. 2 Speech Team competed at the Rawlins Speech meet rather than co-hosting it. Speech, like wrestling, is not an activity...

Blumenthal floats into business

John Blumenthal is a familiar face in the Platte Valley, having grown up out at Brush Creek Ranch as a fifth generation Platte Valley resident. His great-great-great grandfather was J.W. Hugus, one...