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Articles from the February 10, 2016 edition

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 By Madeline Weiss    Sports    February 10, 2016

Spiering takes a belt at Ron Thon

Thatcher Spiering took first place at Ron Thon over the weekend, a feat which head coach Jared Mason described as "almost shocking." It is not too surprising because Spiering does everything a...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 10, 2016

McLendon taking over as Sun's GM

Keith McLendon is taking over as the General Manager of the Saratoga Sun effective Feb. 20. Liz Wood, who has been General Manager and Publisher since June, 2008 will be leaving the Saratoga Sun. Wood has worked for the Saratoga Sun since 2005. “I...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 10, 2016

Komen Wyoming to close doors next year

Susan G. Komen Wyoming, which has served the women and men of Wyoming for the past 20 years, announced last week that they will cease operations next year. The local affiliate of the nation’s leading breast cancer organization, Susan G. Komen, will...

 
 Obituaries    February 10, 2016

Alberta Welton

Memorial services for Alberta Welton were held Feb. 5, 2016 at Platte Valley Christian Center in Saratoga, Wyo., with Pastor Gene Smith officiating. Alberta (Marvin) Welton 87 passed away on...

 
 News    February 10, 2016

Christman/Newman wed

Katherine Ann Christman and Paul Kelly Newman were joined together in marriage on Aug. 29, 2015 at the Silver Spur Ranch, Saratoga, Wyo. Officiant Eliza Hotchkiss presided over the outdoor ceremony....

 
 News    February 10, 2016

John and Margaret Whitehead

John S. and Margaret A. (Welton) Whitehead of Sun City West, Ariz., celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Feb. 1. John, originally from St. Joseph, Mo., and Margaret from the Hat Creek Ranch...

 
 News    February 10, 2016

American Legion Auxiliary

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 54 met Dec. 29, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post. This meeting had been postponed from Dec. 15, 2015 due to poor weather conditions. After the regular business procedures were handled the main focus of...

 
 By Madeline Weiss    Business    February 10, 2016

Chamber celebrates year of successes

The Saratoga Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce (SPVCC) Annual Dinner celebrated local businesses, people and organizations once more. The Red Wagon and The Trading Post were New Business and Business...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    February 10, 2016

Transfer station approved

Fiscal conservatism ruled the day at the Feb. 4 Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting. The special use permit for the proposed solid waste transfer station at the Saratoga landfill was...

 
 By Keith McLendon    Opinion    February 10, 2016

Wow. Bad things DO come in threes

I went on vacation last week. I had planned it for months. Get some much-needed relaxation and unwind a bit, you know. The plan was to fly to Houston and then board a cruise ship going to the Yucatan...

 
 Opinion    February 10, 2016

Bon Voyage Liz

To the Editor in Chief Dear Saratogans: On February 19th The Saratoga Sun will lose the most award-winning editor it has ever had. Not that we haven’t had other good editors, but Liz Wood has made our newspaper into an award winning and highly...

 
 News    February 10, 2016

Errata

In the Jan. 27 issue of the Saratoga Sun, page 1, we reported that the helicopter used for search and rescue was a Black Hawk, when it was actually a UH-1N Huey. That information was given to the Saratoga Sun by the Carbon County Sheriff’s office....

 
 By Madeline Weiss    News    February 10, 2016

Speech and debate talking up a hot streak

The Saratoga/Encampment Speech and Debate team took their fifth consecutive first place win last weekend in Jackson Hole. According to head coach Jacob Mickelsen, the debaters had a big weekend, with...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 10, 2016

President's Honor Roll

The University of Wyoming lists five students from the Platte Valley on the 2015 fall semester President’s Honor Roll. The President’s Honor Roll consists of regularly enrolled undergraduates who earned a 4.0 (“A”) grade point average for...

 
 By Madeline Weiss    News    February 10, 2016

BOCES funding to stay the same

The Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) decided not to pursue additional funding this year. According to BOCES Coordinator Melissa Donough, at a special meeting on Feb. 2, the board...

 
 By Erik Gantt    Sports    February 10, 2016

Gonzales recovering from concussion

According to Saratoga Middle-High School Activity Director Rex Hohnholt, Jerriah Gonzales is, "doing really good right now." This is after Gonzales was injured late in the second quarter of...

 
 By Erik Gantt    Sports    February 10, 2016

Lady Panthers take first conference win

The Saratoga Lady Panthers went to Burns last Friday and brought home their first conference win of the season. In a low-scoring, defensive battle Saratoga (1-5 conference, 4-10 overall) had more...

 
 Entertainment    February 10, 2016

Mine a wreck, woman writer

100 years ago Feb. 17, 1916 Mine Becoming Wreck The Union Pacific Coal company is taking the final steps in the abandonment of its No. 1 mine at Rock Springs, once the greatest and yet the deepest colliery in the west. The machinery is being removed...

 
 News    February 10, 2016

Menus

Saratoga Schools Wednesday Sub sandwich with lettuce and tomato slice, mixed vegetables, fruit and vegetable bar, apple crisp, milk Thursday Popcorn chicken, broccoli, fruit and vegetable bar, mandarin oranges, roll, milk Friday Fourth grade menu:...

 

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