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Articles from the February 12, 2014 edition

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 By Liz Wood    News    February 12, 2014

DKRW in race against the clock

A letter sent to DKRW Advanced Fuels LLC by the Bureau of Land Management, may cause the project to run past the 39-month extension issued by the Industrial Siting Council on Dec. 18. According to...

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    February 12, 2014

Town responds to public questions

Questions about water bills, evaporative ponds and cameras dominate meeting The Saratoga Town Council had a busy night at their Feb. 4 meeting. The meeting began with a letter of correspondence from...

 

Learn about Affordable Care Act

Carbon County residents interested in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) can learn more about who can be helped and affected by the program. Wyoming Senior Citizens Inc., will host a presentation on the...

 

Jareth Liem Wood

Jareth Liem Wood was born Feb. 3, 2014 at Ivinson Memorial Hospital in Laramie to parents Telitha Fay Bergeson and Joshua Noel Wood. Jareth weighed 7 pounds 11.6 ounces and was 20 inches long....

 
 By Liz Wood    News    February 12, 2014

Avoid telemarketing calls

Union Telephone customers have been receiving annoying telemarketing phone calls. The call would come during all times of the day and night asking the recipient to “press two if this is not a...

 
 By Mike Dunn    Opinion    February 12, 2014

The advantages of being the early bird

I like to think Mark Twain is a pretty awesome guy. Not only is he one of the greatest American writers of all time, his quotes can be inspirational and extremely hilarious as well. But of all of his...

 

Responsibility to bear arms

Editor Not only a right, but a responsibility to bear arms. A group has formed in a Southern Wyoming Town dedicated to the study of the Founders’ Bible. Their study of this foundational text revealed interesting material regarding the second...

 

Constitution 'kicked down the hall'

Editor: Recently the Wyoming State Supreme Court rendered a decision on the constitutionality of SF104. The 3 to 2 decision found that SF104 was unconstitutional legislation. The Governor and the responsible legislators crossed the line, in an...

 
 By Liz Wood    News    February 12, 2014

Cold, weight closes bridge

The bridge crossing the Encampment River on County Road 680 is closed until further notice, according to Carbon County Road and Bridge Supervisor Bill Nation. Nation said the lower cord, which was...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 12, 2014

Postal reform to protect rural post offices

Legislation was passed Thursday by the Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee that would protect United States Postal Service rural post offices, according to United States Sen. Mike Enzi. Enzi said the bill would help protect rural post...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 12, 2014

Correction

In the Feb. 5 issue of the Saratoga Sun, it was reported that Amber Williams won first place in the Saratoga Elementary/Middle School Spelling Bee, and Kennison Spiering received second place. However, Kennison Spiering was the student who received...

 

Saratoga resident returning from Afghanistan

After an 11 month deployment in Afghanistan, Navy Chief Petty Officer Derek Ten Eyck is returning to Saratoga. A welcome home party is planned at St. Ann’s Parish Saturday, March 1 after the 5:30...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 12, 2014

Forest service looks to the future after beetle epidemic

After 15 years of the mountain pine beetle epidemic killing pine species in around 4 million acres of forest in the southern Wyoming and northern Colorado, the United States Forest Service is looking toward a new era of forest restoration. Phil...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 12, 2014

Speed leads to pot bust

A major marijuana bust took place near Elk Mountain. 54-year-old Randy Rheinhardt and 28-year-old Jon-Paul File, both from Evansville, Ind., were arrested on Feb. 4. The two men face felony charges...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 12, 2014

Cary named to Million Dollar Round Table

Bradford C. Cary, agent for New York Life in Saratoga, recently earned membership in the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) for 2014. Cary, who also resides in Saratoga, has been a New York Life agent since 1987, and is associated with New York...

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    February 12, 2014

Airport master plan heads to FAA, WYDOT

During a public hearing on Feb. 4, Michael Haak of Sage Civil Engineering discussed the master plan for Shively Airfield. Haak said that this was the last public meeting before implementation of the...

 

Panthers give Cyclones a whirl

The Saratoga Panthers gave their season record a boost with a 67-50 conference victory over Southeast’s Cyclones last Saturday in Laramie. Both teams were stranded in Laramie by the snow storm and...

 

Tigers squeak by Farson, lose big to Cokeville

The Encampment Tigers experienced mixed emotions last weekend, succumbing to a big loss against Cokeville after an oh-so-close squeak past Farson-Eden. Friday’s conference game, in which Encampment...

 

Lady Panthers take conference double-hit

Nearing the end of their season, Saratoga’s Lady Panthers took in two conference losses last weekend against Pine Bluffs and Southeast. Saratoga now has a 6-13 overall record, and the team has not...

 

Lady Tigers split conference battles

Last weekend was a tough stretch of games for Encampment’s Lady Tigers, squeaking by Farson-Eden Saturday and falling to Cokeville the next day. Head coach Amy Clay said Friday’s 36-35 conference...

 

Cowboy Kids Laramie Invite

Results from the Saratoga USA Wrestling Club’s Cowboy Kids Laramie Invite are shown below. The tournament took place Feb. 8, and names, divisions with weight classes, records and placements are...

 

Panthers take down four at Yoder

The Saratoga wrestling team beat four out of five teams at the Southeast Team Duals in Yoder Saturday. The Panthers faced off against teams from Lusk, Hay Springs, Neb., Bayard, Neb., Burns and...

 

Encampment student to compete in koala country

Encampment High School sophomore basketball player KeeGan Johnson is hoping to represent Wyoming this summer, at one of the 2014 Down Under Sports tournaments in Australia. The Utah-based Down Under...

 

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