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A Christmas re-choir-ment

DKRW update tomorrow

Medicine Bow Fuel and Power, LLC (MBFP) will present their six-month update to the Industrial Siting Council (ISC) at 6 p.m. tomorrow at the Hanna Recreation Center. Last December, MBFP was awarded...

You may call her 'Nana'

Everyone around Saratoga calls her "Nana" and she celebrated her 95th birthday on Nov. 11. Elvira (pronounced Elveera) Cerise has a thick Italian accent, but was born in Florence, Colo., not...

Martin thanked for 16 years of service

Mary Martin was thanked for 16 years of dedicated service by Mayor Greg Salisbury and the rest of the Encampment Town Council at her last regular meeting of the council on Friday. The occasion was...

"Just Press Play" gets second-place nod

The Encampment yearbook staff earned second place at the 1A state yearbook competition for their 2014 yearbook "Just Press Play". Karie Russell, who is in her third year as editor of the yearbook,... Full story

Planning commission looks to resolve fencing ordinance

The Saratoga Planning Commission agreed to let residents decide height of front-yard fencing. The commission elected to confirm with town attorney Tom Thompson if front-yard fence heights that exceed ...

Saratoga graduate assists in Orion spacecraft launch

Two University of Wyoming graduates played key roles in last week’s successful NASA test flight of a spacecraft designed to eventually take humans to Mars. Griffin Corpening, formerly of Saratoga,who earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in...

Police Report

From Dec. 8, 2014 to Dec 14, 2014, the Saratoga Police Department responded to 65 calls including the following classifications: Animal problem (1); bar check (7); business checks (41); citizen assist (5); dog at large (1); lost dog (2); dog tag...

Johnson places first in junior division

Makiya Johnson, of Encampment, received first place in the junior division at the Make It With Wool state contest held in Casper Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. Johnson, who is in seventh grade, modeled a dark brown pleated skirt and cropped vest featuring...

School menus

Saratoga Schools Breakfast Wednesday – Breakfast pizza or cereal and cheese stick, fruit or juice, milk. Thursday – Breakfast burrito or cereal and cheese stick, fruit or juice, milk. Friday – Breakfast biscuit or cereal and cheese stick,...

Tigers tip off season with wins

Some games were prettier than others - but any way you put it, the Encampment boys basketball team came out on top in all three of their games this weekend at the Carbon County Classic. The opening... Full story

Lady Tigers start season strong

The Encampment Lady Tigers begin their 2014/15 season with a sparkling 3-0 record after sweeping non-conference opponents at the Carbon County Classic. Head coach Amy Clay said she was particularly...

Lady Panthers lose squeakers, rout Wind River

The Saratoga Lady Panthers (1-2) came home with a win against 2A Wind River Lady Cougars this weekend. Although they had losses against Lingle/Fort Laramie and Shoshoni at the Winter Classic in...

Wrestlers pin down second

The 2014-15 season is already off to a hot start for the Saratoga wrestling team after the Panthers posted strong individual performances at the Soroco Duel/Invite this weekend. All Saratoga...

This week in Platte Valley Sports

Dec. 18: Saratoga Wrestling Quadrangular, 5:30 p.m. at SMHS Dec. 19 Saratoga Boys and Girls Basketball vs. HEM, games start at 4 p.m. (no JV girls game) Dec. 19-20 Encampment Boys and Girls Basketball, Lingle Tournament, Lingle, Wyo. Dec. 20...

Third-quarter woes plague Panthers

The Saratoga Panthers started off their season with three losses at the Winter Classic basketball tournament in Burns this weekend. They lost 41-56 against the Lingle/Fort Laramie Doggers Friday...

Homeland security doesn't twist arms

Editor, I would like to comment on the article in the December 10th Saratoga Sun “Police Chief Combats WOHS.” The so called “Red Tape” that was referred to when accepting the grants has always been a requirement for the grants. However for...

A warm heart for Christmas

I am darn proud of the people I am surrounded by in the Platte Valley this Christmas. Largely because of my duties with the Saratoga Sun, I have become more aware of the amount of giving and holiday... Full story

Center, bus good value

There were six here for bingo on Monday. Two-dollar winners were Lila Worden, Madaline Forbes, Betty Dean, Sue Howe and Winnie Allen. Grace Johnston won the $3 blackout round. There were only eight here for bridge this week. First place went to Bob...

How we get the news, Saratoga swimming pool, $50K fire and new game warden

100 Years Ago Dec. 17, 1914 Day before yesterday a perfectly nice lady called us up and with tears in her voice reproved us for not mentioning the fact that she had a friend visiting her last week. We told her that she did not let us know anything...

Senior Menus

Carbon County Senior Centers Wednesday – Chili, cheese and onions, tossed salad, applesauce, cinnamon roll, chilled milk. Thursday – Chicken supreme, fluffy rice, broccoli, wheat bread, Mandarin oranges, chilled milk. Friday – Roast beef,...

Lillian Erna Turner

Lillian Erna Turner, 96 of Rawlins, Wyo., passed away on Dec. 3, 2014. Lillian was born in Coalmont, Colo., on April 22, 1918 to Harvey Oliver and Erna Lena (Wackwitz) Turner. In 1939, she...

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