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Articles from the February 18, 2015 edition

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 By H.B. Lawson    News    February 18, 2015

Saratoga Jumps With Poke Pride

The fun was in full swing for the kids who attended the annual Jump Rope and Hoops for Heart last Friday. Shayley Love has organized the event for her third year in a row and wanted to do a...

 By Liz Wood    News    February 18, 2015

Water and Sewer Board approves Ordinance 829

Guy Jansa, of Jansa Apartments in Saratoga, pleaded with the Saratoga/Carbon County Impact Joint Powers Board (Water and Sewer Board), to not recommend Ordinance 829 as written to the Saratoga Town...

 By Liz Wood    Politics    February 18, 2015

Planning commission restores council's voting privilege

The Saratoga planning commission received input from Mayor Ed Glode at its Feb. 10 meeting on changing the bylaws to allow the Saratoga Town Council appointed member to have a vote on the planning...

 By Liz Wood    Politics    February 18, 2015

Airport board waiting on leases

The new lease and rental fee for the Saratoga Airport Board was tabled for one more month because the new town attorney was still reviewing the leases, Lance Grubb reported to the board. Erickson and...

 By H.B. Lawson    Politics    February 18, 2015

Surveillance cameras to be placed around Encampment

Encampment Mayor Greg Salisbury discussed with the council as well as members of Encampment Public Works, his concern over the recent vandalism of the Encampment Park restrooms at the regular council...

 By H.B. Lawson    Politics    February 18, 2015

Riverside Town Council wants Bio-Domes

Bio-Domes were the main topic of discussion last Thursday night when Mayor Leroy Stephenson and the rest of the Riverside Town Council talked about improvements to the towns wastewater lagoon...

 By H.B. Lawson    Entertainment    February 18, 2015

For your consideration

The most controversial Oscar nominee this year isn’t American Sniper. Nor is it Selma, the Oscar-snubbed Martin Luther King docudrama. If you were like me, you probably hadn’t even heard about... Full story

 By Editor    Opinion    February 18, 2015

Amendment to HB 17 doesn't do enough for rape victims

Wyoming recently passed House Bill 17 through The House. This bill was sponsered so that sexual assault victims can obtain an order to keep their attacker away. Currently, victims of domestic violence and stalking can get a Protection Order but not...

 By Liz Wood    News    February 18, 2015

Students preparing for culture shock

Four Encampment students are preparing to embark on a life-changing trip. Karie Russell, Tylr Kozelisky, Brett Ralston and McKenzie Powell plan to travel to Ecuador and volunteer at an orphanage. But...

 By H.B. Lawson    Business    February 18, 2015

Retiring from retirement

When Dee Trease and her husband Tom sold the Roadrunner Restaurant and Saloon in New River Ariz,. back in 2003, they thought they were moving to the Platte Valley to retire. Turns out Dee is great at...

 Politics    February 18, 2015

Glode seeks unity among boards

Ed Glode is finishing up his second month as the new mayor of Saratoga and last week was a busy one for the new mayor. Glode attended the Planning Commission meeting and the Carbon County/Saratoga Impact Joints Powers Board (Water and Sewer Board)... Full story

 By Liz Wood    Sports    February 18, 2015

Tigers sweep homecoming games

The Encampment Tigers (3-2, 1A Southwest; 16-3 overall) swept homecoming with two wins against the Farson/Eden Pronghorns (0-5, 1A Southwest; 7-11 overall) and the Cokeville Panthers (2-3, 1A...

 By Liz Wood    Sports    February 18, 2015

Panthers win two on the road

The Saratoga Panthers added two wins to their overall record last weekend with a win against North Park 54-37 and Hanna-Elk Mountain-Medicine Bow (HEM) 46-39. Head coach Joe Johnston said the boys are...

 By Liz Wood    Sports    February 18, 2015

Fourman breaks school record in rebounds

Saratoga Lady Panther Justine Fourman broke the school’s record in rebounds Saturday against Hanna-Elk Mountain-Medicine Bow (HEM). Fourman scored 23 points and had 23 rebounds against HEM. Sixteen...

 Sports    February 18, 2015

Lady Tigers devour Pronghorns, attempt to claw past Panthers

The Lady Tigers (2-3, 1A Southwest; 12-7 overall) had a split weekend for their homecoming games, but the Encampment’s team coach, Amy Clay, is pleased with their efforts in the game against Cokeville (5-0, 1A Southwest; 20-1 overall). The...

 By Liz Wood    Sports    February 18, 2015

Encampment junior high girls head into tourney undefeated

On Saturday, the Carbon County tournament for Junior High School basketball takes place in Saratoga. Saratoga, Encampment, Little Snake River Valley and Hanna-Elk Mountain-Medicine Bow (HEM) and...

 By H.B. Lawson    Sports    February 18, 2015

Panthers take fourth in Carbon County Invite

The Saratoga Panthers battled fang and claw to a fourth place overall finish at the Carbon County Invite last weekend. 20 teams visited Saratoga for the invitational and brought a great crowd with... Full story

 Special Sections    February 18, 2015


Reprint of this story from the February 17, 1905 issue of The Grand Encampment Herald brought to you courtesy of Grandma’s Cabin, Encampment, Wyoming. Preserving History - Serving the Community. Cold Wave Visited the North Platte Valley over...

 By Staff Report    Politics    February 18, 2015

Sage Grouse group wants public input

The South Central Sage-Grouse Local Working Group is considering recommendations from the public in relation to the Wyoming Sage-Grouse Conservation Plan’s core area map at its next meeting at 9 a.m. Monday, Feb. 23 at the Rawlins Bureau of Land...

 By Sue Howe    Lifestyles    February 18, 2015

Seniors to celebrate birthdays Friday

There were eight here to play bingo on Tuesday. Two dollar winners were Carl Kerbs, Nadine Kerbs, Betty Dean, and Berneil McCord. Nadene Kerbs won the $5blackout round. There were five here for Bridge Monday. High winner was Gertrude Herold. Second...