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Articles from the March 5, 2014 edition

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 By Doug Radunich    Sports    March 5, 2014

Last-second shot propels Tigers to state

Encampment's varsity boys basketball team is finally heading back to state. After a long four-year absence, the Tigers finally get to unleash their claws again tomorrow at the state tournament, with...

 

Obituary: Snead Davis

Snead Young Matthews Davis, 104, of Jacksonville, Florida, died February 22, 2014, in Jacksonville. She was truly an exceptional individual, who met the challenges of her life in a way that...

 

Kids! Choose your electives wisely

Choosing an elective in school can be an important stepping stone in your life. I took drafting and architectural drafting in high school which helped in more ways than I would have thought possible w...

 
 By Staff Report    News    March 5, 2014

Editorial clarification

After our editorial was published in the Feb. 26, 2014 Saratoga Sun on the superintendent search, Carbon County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees Chairman, Diana Berger, called the Sun to clarify that Carbon County School District No. 2 does...

 

Obituary: Curtis Schwartzkopf

Curtis Schwartzkopf, 24, of Riverton, died at his home on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. As were his wishes, no services will be held. Curtis Edward Schwartzkopf was born on July 2, 1989 in Rawlins. He was...

 

Birth: Rhett Sebastian Diaz

Rhett Sebastian Diaz was born Jan. 31, 2014 in Laramie. He weighed 8 lbs and 10 oz, and was 20.5 inches long. Parents are Laura Sanches and Mac Diaz. Maternal grandparents are Dick and Char Anderson...

 
 By Glee Johnson    Opinion    March 5, 2014

No apology needed

“When councilman Wilcoxson read his letter at Feb. 18 council meeting which was an attempt to reprimand me and request or demand an apology from me to City Engineer Chuck Bartlett, I was completely astounded. When asked to comment, I could only...

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    March 5, 2014

CCSD#2 Superintendent finalists head to Carbon County

One candidate withdraws, one candidate resigns current position, local administrator added to prospectives The Carbon County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees have selected two new finalists...

 
 By John Zeiger    Opinion    March 5, 2014

Letters to the editor

Editor, I just wanted to say thank you to the Saratoga Sun, for publishing the findings from the Town of Saratoga’s audit. The audit has always been available for public inspection but we have never published it in the paper. In the last nine...

 
 By Doug Radunich    News    March 5, 2014

Dam plan for Saratoga Lake

A Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) contractor will begin work on the Saratoga Lake dam crest and dam shoreline this Monday, installing rock rip rap for wave action erosion control on the...

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    March 5, 2014

Planning commission hammers out projects

In a two-hour workshop, the Saratoga Planning Commission hashed out a variety of projects they have been working over the past months. Planning commission members were joined by town attorney Tom...

 
 By Mike Dunn    Business    March 5, 2014

Elder comes to Community Center

Joe Elder has taken over as Executive Director at the Platte Valley Community Center (PVCC). The Saratoga resident brings a wide array of abilities to the position. Elder said that combining his previ...

 

Duo gets unexpected tour of Europe

A former resident of Saratoga is taking his talents to the Europe this spring. Saratoga Middle/High school graduate Garry Wood and his wife Mirthe Bolhuis are headed to the Netherlands starting a...

 
 By Staff Report    News    March 5, 2014

Police Report

From Feb. 24, 2014 through Mar. 2, 2014, the Saratoga Police Department responded to 128 calls including the following classifications: 911 hang up (1); agency assistance (1); alarm (1); bar check (18); business checks (50); citizen assist (5);...

 

Students raise $8,000...and principal

Reaching nearly $3,000 over their original goal, Saratoga Elementary students raised more than $8,000 last week to support the American Heart Association. The students participated in both "Jump Rope...

 
 By Doug Radunich    Sports    March 5, 2014

Panthers finish season with winning record

Saratoga’s Panthers may have lost out on going to state this time, but they walked away with their first winning basketball season in five years. With a 14-13 season record, head coach Josh Sandlian...

 
 By Doug Radunich    Sports    March 5, 2014

Lady Tigers lose in regionals, note improvements

After two close losses against St. Stephens and Cokeville, Encampment's Lady Tigers left the Wyoming 1A Regional Tournament with a sense of improvement over the 2013-14 basketball season. The girls...

 
 By Doug Radunich    Sports    March 5, 2014

Wrestlers wrap up season, finish a respectable seventh

The Saratoga Panthers’ 2014 wrestling season came to an end Saturday evening, with the team boasting six individual state medal winners at the Wyoming State Championships in Casper. The Panthers...

 
 By Staff Report    News    March 5, 2014

Labor trouble on the tramway, resolutions signed

Reprint of this story from the March 7, 1902 issue of The Grand Encampment Herald brought to you courtesy of Grandma’s Cabin, Encampment, Wyoming. Preserving History - Serving the Community. LABORERS ON A STRIKE Pick and Shovel Men Quit Work on...

 

A busy March

We would like to welcome Sue Morowski from Deseret Health and Rehab back doing Blood Pressures the first Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m. , Helen will be doing Blood Pressures March 13 and the 27 at 11:30 a.m. We will be having Breakfast at noon...

 

Volunteers indispensable

At Deseret Health and Rehab, residents enjoy many activities weekly. The activity department offers a wide variety of activities each week to meet the residents’ interests, as well as the physical, mental and psychological well-being of each...

 

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