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Articles from the February 1, 2017 edition

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Flakey fun at Winter Carnival

The annual Winter Carnival rolled into Encampment over the weekend, featuring sledding, snowmachine races, chili cookouts and other activities....

 
 By FW Broschart    News    February 1, 2017

Flu, strep invade Valley

The flu virus, and strep throat, has left scores ill and has caused events across the Valley to be canceled. Kim Deti, of the Wyoming Department of Health, said flu-like activity across the state was on the upswing. Last week’s numbers for...

 
 By Max Miller    News    February 1, 2017

Garden time

The Saratoga Community Garden Board will continue operating as a branch of municipal government for the next year. On January 24, the board held a 100-minute workshop with the mayor and town council a...

 

Zella R. Soderberg

Zella Rozene Soderberg, 90, passed away peacefully at her home in Pinedale Sunday January 22, 2017 with her family at her side. Zella was born February 22, 1926, in Cozad, Nebraska. Zella and her fami...

 

Ruth O. Tyler

Ruth O. Tyler passed away Wednesday, January 18th 2017 in Elko, Nevada, at the age of 84. She was born March 9, 1932, in Denver to William and Madeline Angelos. On December 26, 1950 she married Richard D. Tyler in Denver. Ruth was preceded in death...

 

Where in the world is ...

"The Island of Mauritius, a former British Colony, is located in which ocean?" Valerie Larscheid asked a group of Saratoga Elementary School students Wednesday in the school library. The students...

 

Winning ... with bunnies

The staff of the Saratoga Sun recently attended the Wyoming Press Association’s (WPA) annual convention held at the Little America Hotel and Convention Center in Cheyenne this year. This year the...

 
 By Max Miller    News    February 1, 2017

Winter comes to Medicine Bow

“There: lots of snow. Here: lots of wind.” That’s new Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) game Warden Jordan Winter, describing the differences he’s noted between his last post in Alpine,...

 
 By Max Miller    Sports    February 1, 2017

Grapplers gut it out

Illness, last minute schedule shifts and nocturnal travel in wooly Wyoming winter weather threw the Saratoga Panthers wrestling program into a loop-de-loop over the weekend. “In the end, it was...

 

Lady Tigers come back, boys still under weather

The Encampment High School Girls’ Basketball team, rebounding after a week of illnesses that left a large fraction of the student body—including basketball players—home sick, dealt a loss to conference rival Little Snake River at home in Baggs...

 

Menus

Senior Center Menu Wednesday: Beef stew, tossed salad, cheese/onion roll, fruit cup, brownie, milk. Thursday: BBQ pork riblet, potato wedges, carrot raisin salad, wheat bread, peaches, milk. Friday: Meatloaf, wild rice blend, spinach, wheat roll,...