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Articles from the February 3, 2016 edition

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 By Erik Gantt    News    February 3, 2016

Baskets for Bokelman benefits coach

"Five-hundred and fifty dollars for just one day's work is amazing," Kelly Horn said of Saturday's fundraising for Lady Panthers head coach Scott Bokelman. Bokelman was recently diagnosed with...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    February 3, 2016

Lucas devices on board

The South Central Wyoming Emergency Medical Service (SCWEMS) recently received four machines that will help save lives in Carbon County. Lucas devices are machines that perform chest compressions...

 
 By Liz Wood    News    February 3, 2016

SPVCC dinner, honors Thursday

The Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Platte Valley Community Center. The nominees for Business of the Year are Bella’s Bistro, Brush...

 
 Obituaries    February 3, 2016

Alberta Welton

Memorial services for Alberta Welton will be held 11 a.m., Friday, Feb. 5 at the Platte Valley Christian Center with Pastor Gene Smith officiating. Memorials and condolences may be sent in care of Gillette Memorial Chapel, 210 West 5th Street,...

 
 News    February 3, 2016

Stevenson/Mines engaged

Aaron Seth Mines, of Buffalo, Wyo., and Ashley Kay Stevenson, of Cody, Wyo. are engaged to wed July 30, 2016, at The Bradford Brinton Memorial in Big Horn. Mines, originally of Claremont, Wyo.,...

 
 By Liz Wood    News    February 3, 2016

Memories of Dave Starr

Many people may have not recognized David Starr by his name, but it is likely that everyone in the Platte Valley interacted with him at one time or another. Dave passed away Dec. 13, 2015. He worked...

 
 By Liz Wood    News    February 3, 2016

The final salute

In November, a special friend of mine passed away. He was a comrade in the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 6125. The VFW had the honor of giving him his final send off – with a 21-gun salute. What...

 
 By Madeline Weiss    News    February 3, 2016

HEM's Wyatt gets Heisman

Wyatt Phillips, a senior at Hanna-Elk Mountain-Medicine Bow high school (HEM), was told that high school was going to be tough. In the end, he learned that with a little effort, it wasn't as hard as...

 
 By Madeline Weiss    News    February 3, 2016

Talk jocks undefeated

The Saratoga Speech and Debate team is currently undefeated in the 1A/2A category, according to assistant coach Kate Sherrod. The Panthers had a big meet in Casper last weekend, where they took first...

 
 By Madeline Weiss    News    February 3, 2016

Garden needs seed money

The Saratoga Community Garden Board knows what they need to do to take their gardening to the next level, but the age-old concern of how to pay for it prevents immediate action. Money isn’t the...

 
 By Madeline Weiss    Opinion    February 3, 2016

A peer-reviewed study of Star Wars

he Star Wars franchise, I’ve heard, is one of the most pervasive cultural reference systems in modern America. I don’t believe you can fully understand that unless you grew up never having seen...

 
 News    February 3, 2016

Police Report

From Jan. 25, 2016 through Jan. 31, 2016 the Saratoga Police Department responded to 120 calls including the following classifications: Abandoned Vehicle (8); Agency Assistance (4); Alarm (2); Animal Problem (1); Bar Check (1); Business Checks (41);...

 
 By Madeline Weiss    Sports    February 3, 2016

Mental toughness key for varsity wrestlers

The Saratoga Panther wrestlers proved once more they can hold their own against any team. Head coach Jared Mason commended the boys on a successful weekend once more at the Bridgerland Duals in...

 
 By Staff Report    Lifestyles    February 3, 2016

Snowshoe Shuffle returns with popular night 'hikes'

The Valley Service Organization is hosting the Snowshoe Shuffle, Tuesday night snowshoe hike events, again this year after they gained popularity last year. According to a press release, the hikes are different each week and are followed by a short...

 
 By Liz Wood    Sports    February 3, 2016

Encampment firmly holds on to No. 1 conference spot

The Encampment Tigers proved this weekend they are a force to be reckoned with, even though Encampment Coach Clint Bromley felt the team could have played better. Sickness and injuries have prevented...

 
 By Liz Wood    Sports    February 3, 2016

Tigers win on road, loses at home

The Encampment Lady Tigers split their games over the weekend and with the loss dropped to No. 3 in the 1A Southwest Conference. The Encampment team (1-2 conference, 12-3 overall) now has a good idea...

 
 By Erik Gantt    Sports    February 3, 2016

Lady Panthers are unified

Head coach Heather Bartlett said her Saratoga Lady Panthers are unified in the face of switching coaches mid-season. Scott Bokelman started the season with the girls but his cancer diagnosis and...

 
 By Erik Gantt    Sports    February 3, 2016

Panthers raise heart rates

Watching the Saratoga Panthers varsity team on Saturday was like watching the Denver Broncos, stressful. The Panthers (0-4 conference, 1-12 overall) came out fighting against the Cyclones (2-1, 5-9) k...

 
 Entertainment    February 3, 2016

Platte Timber - An Encircling Belt 130 Miles Long and 12 Miles Wide

Reprint of this story from the February 7, 1889 issue of The Platte Valley Lyre brought to you courtesy of Grandma’s Cabin, Encampment, Wyoming. Preserving History - Serving the Community. Platte Timber - An Encircling Belt 130 Miles Long and 12...

 
 News    February 3, 2016

Menus

Saratoga Schools Wednesday: (4th grade menu) Chili and cheese nachos, corn, fruit and vegetable bar, grapes, milk (strawberry, chocolate, white) Thursday: Chicken parmesan, seasoned noodles, broccoli, fruit and vegetable bar, pears, milk Friday: No S...

 
 By Tom Mansfield    News    February 3, 2016

Prizes needed for Bingo

Games provided fun and laughter throughout the week. On Sunday afternoon, four residents played Dominoes with Marjery McAulay winning. On Monday afternoon, four residents played Yahtzee with Pat Rust winning. On Tuesday morning, residents played Uno...

 
 By Sue Howe    News    February 3, 2016

Center looking for Bridge Players

There were only four people for Bridge Monday. High winner was Gertrude Herold. Second high went to Susan Howe. We are looking for more Bridge players. They have been down to only four players this last couple of months, so if you play Bridge and...

 

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