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Small fry pulls big fish

Vorn charged in dog shooting

Trevor Vorn, 24, of Encampment, Wyo. has been charged with two felonies and one misdemeanor by the Carbon County Attorney in the case of an alleged dog shooting on Dec. 17, 2014. Vorn has been...

Small fry pulls big fish

Based on the number of participants the 2015 Saratoga Ice Fishing Derby was a success. Stacy Crimmins, chief executive officer of the Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce, reported there were 879... Full story

Planning committee still debating ordinances

At the first regular Saratoga Planning Commission meeting of the year Rory Grubb was re-elected chair of the board and Chris Shannon was elected vice-chair. Mayor E.J. Glode said the town planned to...

Police Report

From Jan. 12, 2015 through Jan. 18, 2015 the Saratoga Police Department responded to 113 calls including the following classifications: Agency assistance (1); alarm (1); animal problem (2); bar check (16); business checks (42); citizen assist (16);...

New mayor, council sworn in

In Riverside on Thursday, new mayor Leroy Stephenson and councilman Ed Golden were sworn in for the first time and councilman Fred Lorenz renewed his oath of office at the start of a new term....

Board, superintendent consider district calendar unification

A district-wide calendar is being considered by the Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD#2) Board of Trustees, but it has some vetting to go through before the board sees the final...

Two town boards lack quorums for January meetings

Both the town of Saratoga, Carbon County Impact Joint Powers Board (water and sewer board) and the Saratoga Airport Board did not have sufficient board members available to form a quorum and have...

Library program spotlights history of lookout towers

Accounts of fire lookout towers will be told during a Friends of the Library program scheduled at 7 p.m., Jan. 27 at the Saratoga Branch Library. The program is free and open to the public. Saratoga ...

SCWEMS finding its feet

New representatives to the South Central Wyoming Emergency Management Services (SCWEMS) Joint Powers Board Donna Pipher and Kelly Ralston attended their first regular meeting of the board Jan. 14....

Grapplers place six at Don Runner Invite

In the first conference meet of the year, the Saratoga Panther wrestlers got a chance to see how they rank in the state. Six of the eight wrestlers placed. Thomas Ingraham grabbed the first place... Full story

Panthers lose to top-ranked conference teams

The Saratoga Panthers basketball team is still struggling to get all of their quarters together. The Panthers (0-2 2A Southeast, 2-8 overall) only scored nine points against Burns (1-1 2A Southeast, ...

Tigers split games

In two 1A Southwest conference games this weekend the Encampment Tigers boys varsity team lost to the higher-ranked Cokeville Panthers (2-1 1A Southwest, 10-4 overall) and beat the lower-ranked...

Lady Panthers crumble against top conference opponent

The Lady Panthers went up against the No. 1 team in their conference and No. 2 in the state Friday night and lost 27-74. Burns (2-0, 11-0) played really well and the Panthers (0-2, 5-6) did not, head ...

Another mixed weekend for Lady Tigers

The Encampment Lady Tigers varsity basketball team began their weekend with a loss to Cokeville and ended with a win against Farson-Eden. The Lady Tigers (1-2 1A Southwest, 8-4 overall) were soundly...

Bailey encourages growth

Keith Bailey said he liked the mission of the Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce (SPVCC), which is "Serving the Valley businesses and visitors by enhancing our economic vibrancy." Saratoga,...

Raise, don't lower educational bar

To all Carbon County School District #2 Parents, It’s disappointing to live in a school district where we as parents have to fight for our children’s education. We are blessed in this valley with teachers who are eager and willing to teach....

A skewed view of football's history

American football’s BIG GAME is fast approaching and I thought it might be a good idea to take a look at the sport’s colorful past. I am tempted to give a breakdown of the teams going to the...