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Articles from the January 20, 2016 edition

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Third time's a charm:

The winning fish wasn't the biggest fish that has come out of Saratoga Lake, but with a score of 35, it was the winner for this year. Tammy Guerra, of Parker, Colo., could be the first woman in the 33...

 

Jesse Buster Slaid Cline

Mary Jo Greenwood-Cline and Heath Cline, of Encampment, welcomed their son, Jesse Buster Slaid Cline to the world on Nov. 3, 2015 at 9;06 a.m. He weighed 6 pounds 1 ounce and was 19 inches long....

 

Finalizing the hangar lease agreement

Last Thursday, Andy Van Tol presented changes to the lease agreement in order to resolve issues of renewal and termination in ways that make sense, especially tax-wise, for hangar owners. The...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    January 20, 2016

WYO 130 increasing to 70 MPH

The speed limit on Wyoming Highway 130 (WYO 130) from Saratoga north to Interstate 80 will be raised to 70 mph later this month, weather permitting, according to the Wyoming Department of...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    January 20, 2016

Town announces Cleanup Committee

Council Representative to the Planning Commission Will Faust and Mayor Ed Glode introduced a newly formed Cleanup Committee to the Saratoga Planning Commission at the commissions Jan. 12 meeting. The...

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 20, 2016

Former Encampment Chief dies

This weekend, sheriff badges with black bands around them were showing up on Facebook in remembrance of Carbon County Sheriff’s Office Patrolman Derrek Craig. Craig died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home in Rawlins in the early morning...

 

Sewer outfall project faces more questions

The Saratoga Outfall Sewer Project has seen changes since the update at the last Saratoga/Carbon County Impact Joint Powers (water and sewer) Board meeting, according to Heath Overfield, Chief...

 
 By Erik Gantt    Opinion    January 20, 2016

The battle of bitterness and gratitude

It is no secret around the Saratoga Sun office and at home that I have been feeling grumpier than usual lately. I definitely fit into the curmudgeon category sometimes, and lately I have fallen in to...

 

Resident urges JPB and mayor to reconsider sewer outfall project

Editor, What if you could solve the Saratoga sewer treatment plant problems and save the local taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars. Would you be interested? The unelected and unaccountable Joint Powers Board has decided to build a 12” pipeli...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    January 20, 2016

Council passes ordinance restricting mobile homes

At their Jan. 14 meeting, the Encampment Town Council passed ordinance 17.36.020(h) on its third public reading. The ordinance restricts future mobile home placement to established mobile home parks...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    January 20, 2016

Riverside urges Medicine Bow to sign SCWEMS amendment

The Riverside Town Council signed a letter urging the town of Medicine Bow to sign the proposed amendment to the South Central Wyoming Emergency Medical Service (SCWEMS) Joint Powers Agreement as...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    January 20, 2016

Faust opens doors to financial advising in Saratoga

Will Faust celebrated the New Year by opening his own Edward Jones office in downtown Saratoga. Faust is excited to be building his own business serving the financial and wealth management needs of...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    January 20, 2016

SCWEMS revenue down for 2015

In a review of 2015 financial reports the South Central Wyoming Emergency Medical Service (SCWEMS) Joint Powers Board concluded that revenue was down and at the moment costs are exceeding income. The...

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 20, 2016

Crews plant willows and cottonwoods along Encampment River

Laramie Region Aquatic Habitat Biologist Christina Barrineau had help from the Laramie Habitat and Access crew and employees of Stantec to plant willows and cottonwoods on the Boykin Reach of the...

 

Five grapplers place at Don Runner invite

Jaxon King took first place in the 120-pound class at the Don Runner Wrestling Invitational last weekend, with four more Panthers placing as well. Saratoga wrestling head coach Jared Mason called the...

 
 By Liz Wood    Sports    January 20, 2016

Tigers win first two conference contests

The Tigers had a successful weekend against conference foes Cokeville Panthers and Farson/Eden Pronghorns. One impressive shot in the game against the Pronghorn game was made by Gage Bartlett who...

 
 By Liz Wood    Sports    January 20, 2016

Lady Tigers split first conference games

The Encampment Lady Tigers (1-1 conference, 8-2 overall) split their weekend with one heartbreaking loss against the Cokeville Lady Panthers (2-0, 7-5) and a win against the Farson-Eden Pronghorns...

 
 By Erik Gantt    Sports    January 20, 2016

Panther boys show improvement

After a conference loss to Burns (1-1, 7-7) on Friday, Panthers (0-2, 1-7) coach Jason Williams told the team, "You guys are probably going to be sick of hearing me say this, but you are so close to...

 
 By Erik Gantt    Sports    January 20, 2016

Heads held high after tough weekend

The Saratoga Lady Panthers varsity basketball team (1-2, 3-4) showed a lot of heart last week, even with two conference losses. The girls hosted the Burns Lady Broncs (2-0, 7-7) on Friday and even...

 

Police Report

From Jan. 11, 2016 through Jan. 18, 2016 the Saratoga Police Department responded to 140 calls including the following classifications: Agency Assistance (1); Alarm (1); Alcohol Offense (1); Animal Problem (1); Bar Check (10); Business Checks (64);...

 

The greatness of the Wyoming Copper Belt

Reprint of this story from the January 19, 1900 issue of The Grand Encampment Herald brought to you courtesy of Grandma’s Cabin, Encampment, Wyoming. Preserving History - Serving the Community. J. G. Rankin Tells of The Greatness of The Wyoming...

 

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