Articles from the April 19, 2017 edition

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Truck of Hope

Last month, wildfires raged across the desiccated, wind-swept prairies of grass in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas, destroying the livelihoods of farmers and ranchers across a great swath of the Great...

 

Permit rescinded

The Saratoga Planning Commission’s Tuesday meeting, mostly dealing with routine matters, was punctuated by the commission rescinding a building permit for a new structure being constructed in Saratoga. The board also heard from one relatively new r...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 19, 2017

Flying into holes

During the Riverside Town Council meeting Thursday, Riverside council member Liz Swynarczuk resigned from the position of Park Director and turned those duties and projects over to council member Cheesbrough. Cheesborough will find herself working...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 19, 2017

Setting the tone

A Frisbee disc golf tournament and the purchase of four musical instruments for a downtown park got approval from the Encampment Town Council at their meeting April 13. The Town recently had purchased an outdoor musical instrument from Freenotes...

 

Selflessness

There are a large percentage of people in this area that do for others—with no desire to be recognized for it. That is indeed a very laudable attitude and should be commended on its own. You may have noticed the Saratoga Sun has been lucky enough...

 

Bambi is no friend of mine

I was 5 or 6 when I saw Bambi for the first time and cried little boy tears at the injustice of his mother’s death. The days are long gone of me crying about a deer’s death, although Bambi was living in the forest and not destroying gardens in...

 

Possible permit problems

The Saratoga Water and Sewer Joint Powers Board met Wednesday at Saratoga Town Hall. Besides routine business, the board briefly discussed issues of zoning and building permits in the town. Randy Raymer, owner of R.G. Raymer Construction appeared...

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 19, 2017

Road work for Ryan Park

Beginning on or about Monday, April 24, road crews will begin a guardrail project on a bridge on WYO 130 west of Ryan Park, causing delays for drivers. The bridge is located at reference marker 57.79, approximately 10 miles east of the WYO 130/230...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 19, 2017

Hanna rec center gets new direction

Vivian Gonzales, former town clerk for Hanna is now the acting Hanna Recreation and Park Director. The Hanna Recreation Center was in flux for several months when Jerry Leturgey resigned as director....

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 19, 2017

Living Legend 'checks in' at Hanna

Steam Engine No. 844 of the Union Pacific Railroad stopped at Front and Main Streets in Hanna, from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18. Union Pacific Railroad representative Sara Cassidy...

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 19, 2017

Dig it ... safely

April is National Safe Digging Month, and as the weather allows more outdoor projects, Black Hills Energy is emphasizing safety by providing important guidelines for safe digging. Whether you’re a homeowner planting a shrub or a contractor using a...

 

Menus

Senior Center Menu Wednesday: Chili/cheese/onion, tossed salad, cornbread, cinnamon apples, milk. Thursday: Chicken patty, french fries, cole slaw, wheat bread, mandarin oranges, brownie, milk. Friday: Roast beef, mashed potatoes/gravy, wheat roll,...