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Finishing strong

Brush Creek Ranch receives international recognition

The Lodge and Spa at Brush Creek Ranch near Saratoga was recognized as the No. 2 Top Hotel & Resort in the World by Condé Nast Traveler’s 27th annual Reader’s Choice Awards. Brush Creek Ranch had a score of 98.661, according to a press release...

Four local cowboys to be inducted into Cowboy Hall of Fame

Four Carbon County Ranchers will be inducted into the Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame Sunday in Douglas. The official induction ceremonies begin at 1 p.m., Sunday at the Ft. Reno Building at the Wyoming State Fairgrounds in Douglas. Tim Barkhurst, of...

Police Report

From Oct. 20, 2014 through Oct. 26, 2014 the Saratoga Police Department responded to 101 calls including the following classifications. Agency assistance (1); alarm (1); ambulance (3); assist school (1); bar check (6), business checks (34); citizen...

Spooky times in the Valley

For a safe and convenient way to trick-or-treat, parents, preschool and elementary-aged kids can come to downtown Saratoga on Oct. 31 from 3:30 to 5 pm. Many businesses will join in the fun by handing out treats and maybe some tricks, too. Children... Full story

Election forum tonight

Voters will have a chance to hear and compare candidates for contested Saratoga, county and state senate offices tonight starting at 6 p.m. at the Platte Valley Community Center, according to a press release form the Valley Service Organization...

Sewer ordinance postponed again

The Saratoga town council elected to postpone the ordinance which would increase sewer rates in town at their Oct. 21 meeting. Ordinance 828, which will raise sewer rates to pay for the Saratoga...

Fire protection numbers improve for Saratoga

Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO) ratings have been a hot topic in Saratoga and Carbon County lately. Town of Saratoga ISO Rating Saratoga was recently evaluated by the ISO and assigned a new...

Library hosts holiday workshops

Getting ready for winter and the holidays seems to be the theme for the Carbon County Library System in Saratoga and Encampment in November. At 4 p.m., on Nov. 5, the Encampment Library is hosting Homemade Holiday Crafts-Button Jewelry. Learn how...

Finishing strong

If you asked the Saratoga Panthers football team to describe their season, they would probably point towards last Friday night's 53-12 win over the Wyoming Indian Chiefs. They didn't play in front of ... Full story

Encampment bit on road to regionals

After a coin toss, the Encampment Tigers are going to regionals in Lander as the No. 1 seed for the 1A Southwest Conference. Saturday, the Lady Tigers (4-1, 18-2) lost their first conference game...

X-Country takes home silver

Since the beginning of the season, Saratoga cross country coach Rex Hohnholt has been working to have his team at peak performance in the state meet. He accomplished his goal last weekend when every ...

Lady Panthers win pigtail

The Lady Panthers pulled through Monday night with a win against Niobrara County and earned a position in regional tournament. The win came after a tough conference loss against Pine Bluffs on...

Urges support of the fire district

Dear Editor, I wanted to express my support for the creation of a Fire Protection District in Carbon County on the upcoming November ballot. I would also encourage residents of unincorporated Carbon County to support it as well. This issue has been...

Inaccuracies in fire protection district letters

Editor, I have read with great interest several letters which have been printed in the local newspapers in regards to the proposed Carbon County Fire Protection District. I feel there are several inaccuracies with the statements made and would like...

No excuse to not vote

Election day: the one day every two years where we drive to the fire station and overthrow the government — and there is not a policeman in the street. I love election day. I love the fact every... Full story

SVFD for district

Editor, This letter is to the residents of Carbon County. As Chief and Assistant Chief of the Saratoga Volunteer Fire Department, we would like to encourage the proposed Fire District for Carbon County. There are many pro’s to having a Fire...

Hanna chief supports district

Editor, As assistant fire chief of Carbon County Fire Department – Hanna Division I am in support of the fire district. I am in support of the fire district because it will provide much needed money to upgrade personal protective gear for the...

$25K for hatchery, hunters take 615 deer, three from Valley seek office, Laird up for teacher of the year

100 Years Ago Oct. 29, 1914 Washington, Oct. 27–Senator Warren, before leaving for Wyoming, had a conference with Dr. H. M. Smith, Commissioner of Fisheries concerning an additional appropriation of $25,000 for the Saratoga hatchery. Dr. Smith...

Keep an eye out for armed chairs

There were two full tables here for Duplicate Bridge on Monday. High winners were Sheila Johnson and Glee Johnson. Second high went to Gertrude Herold and Mary Sjoden. We are trying to get some chairs with arms on them. They seem to be easier to...

Senior Menus

Wednesday – Roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, confetti corn, wheat roll, apricots, chilled milk. Thursday – Cabbage roll, baked potato, beets, wheat bread, fruit cocktail, brownie, chilled milk. Friday – Chili, cheese and onions, tossed...

Donald C. "Donny" Armstrong

Mr. Donald C. “Donny” Armstrong, 66, of Encampment, passed away Thursday morning, October 23, 2014, at the Memorial Hospital of Carbon County. Donny was born Jan. 11, 1948, in Pittsburgh, Pa., a son of the late Elmer and Kathleen (Rosenstiehl)...

Clarence "Bud" Addison Brimmer, Jr.

The Hon. Clarence "Bud" Addison Brimmer, Jr., 92, of Cheyenne died peacefully on Oct. 23, 2014 at the Boulder Community Foothills Hospital in Boulder, Colorado surrounded by his family.

Bud was...

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