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Streeter hits the road

Zeiger looks to future after primary loss

"I knew in my heart the deck was stacked against me," he said. When incumbent John Zeiger heard his decade-long run as Mayor of Saratoga had come to a close, he was disappointed, but not surprised....

Streeter hits the road

While many enjoyed the suds of the Wyoming microbrews at Saratoga's Wyoming State Microbrew Competition, perhaps no one enjoyed a refreshing brew more than Rob Streeter. On Aug. 13, Streeter began...

Candidates react to primaries results

In Saratoga, Encampment and surrounding Platte Valley areas, 1,061 voters participated in the primary elections on Aug. 12. The primary had around a 46 percent voter turnout in Carbon County. Carbon...

Cold, rain doesn't dampen fundraising spirits

Despite cold temperatures and rainy weather, around 200 people attended the Ryan Park Volunteer Fire Department fundraiser Saturday. Dan and Helen Gough, who haul their fifth wheeler to camp in the...

Trek to explore old crossings

Perils and joys of crossing the Upper North Platte River by Indians, explorers, emigrants, settlers, ranchers, or families in the late 1800s will be related to those attending the Saratoga Museum...

Glode nominated for Wyoming Woman of Influence award

Lindy Glode, of Saratoga, was one of 87 women nominated for the Wyoming Women of Influence award. Glode said she did not know who nominated her, but was grateful because there are a lot of women who...

Franchise fee finalized

The franchise agreement between the town of Saratoga and Carbon Power and Light (CP&L) is a done deal. At the Aug. 19 Saratoga town council meeting, council members passed Ordinance 827; granting a...

The big dam

Reprint of this story from the August 22, 1902 issue of The Grand Encampment Herald brought to you courtesy of Grandma’s Cabin, Encampment, Wyoming. Preserving History - Serving the Community. BUILDING THE DAM Work Commenced on the Big Dam and...

Streeter graduates from Dartmouth

Sam Streeter, a 2009 Saratoga Middle High School graduate, has received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Engineering Sciences with high honors. Streeter’s degree includes a minor in earth science. Streeter graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College...

Sinclair Refinery donates to Ryan Park VFD

Ryta Sondergard, Sinclair Community Relations Director, and Steve Sondergard, Sinclair Refinery Manager attended the Ryan Park Volunteer Fire Department fundraiser Satruday. Sinclair donated $1,700...

Panthers pad up

Schmidt joins SMHS staff

Zach Schmidt's teaching career has taken him almost literally around Carbon County, but he's happy to have landed in Saratoga as the new special education teacher at Saratoga Middle/High School....

Volleyball set for weekend

The Saratoga Volleyball team is hosting a volleyball match that will feature the Lady Panthers, Encampment Lady Tigers and the Hanna-Elk Mountain Lady Miners at the Saratoga...

CCSD#2 board candidates file

The filing period for the Carbon County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees expired Monday. Jim Hinkle filed for the unexpired term of Area 2. Hinkle was appointed after Greg Bartlett resigned. Incumbent Diana Berger has also filed for Area 2....

Postal saga continues

Editor: The sad tale about mail continues at the Encampment Post Office. Despite all the training and platitudes, getting the mail delivered is still an issue with the Postmaster. Somehow he does not connect people with their address in the Post...

Disease Du Jour

I can’t open Facebook without a slew of ALS Ice Bucket Challenge videos hogging my newsfeed. Depression, addiction, and Parkinson’s disease are all hot topics with the recent suicide of Robin... Full story

Recycling is a community effort

Editor: Yes as was highlighted in last week’s Sun, I got my bell rung at the August landfill meeting in Saratoga for not offering my recycling services at the Bullfest and National Night Out event. In chairman Raymer’s angst over my failure to...

Quilt show, classes at PVCC

More than 80 quilts will be displayed at the Pieces of History Quilt Show Friday and Saturday at the Platte Valley Community Center. The quilt show is sponsored by the Saratoga Museum and includes... Full story

Rebirth of the atlatl

Saratoga may be home to the rebirth of the atlatl and a world-wide competition. What is an atlatl you ask? An atlatl is a device used to throw a spear, commonly called a dart, much farther and more...

The Legends of Old Baldy

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series about the journey to write “The Legends of Old Baldy.” Carole Ward, a researcher for the “Legends of Old Baldy”, said she is not a writer, but...

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