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 News    May 3, 2017

Truckshot

Over the weekend a business was burglarized and a car stolen and severely damaged. According to the business owner, the car might have been destroyed in act of vigilante justice, only the thieves...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    May 3, 2017

Ag Expo educates Carbon County students

The 24th annual Ag Expo at the Carbon County fairgrounds on April 27 had 177 students participate. Carbon County Stock Growers and Carbon County Extension sponsored the 24th annual Ag Expo for Carbon...

 
 News    May 3, 2017

Awards at Art Fest

Alicia Zaragoza poses with the grand prize certificate and ribbon in front of her creation entitled "Bouquet". Zaragoza also took home $500 as part of the prize offered during the Saratoga High...

 
 News    May 3, 2017

SES goes on lockdown

Saratoga Elementary School (SES) held a mock lockdown Thursday to prepare students for the rare—and hopefully never needed—possibility of a lockdown event at the school. At about 2:30, a high-pitched warbling alarm began sounding at SES, and...

 
 By Staff Report    News    May 3, 2017

National Day of Prayer

The 66th annual National Day of Prayer will be held Thursday, May 4 at the Senior Center, 214 E. Constitution Drive, from 11:30 a.m. until noon. II Chronicles 7:14 says: “If my people who are called by My Name will humble themselves, and pray and...

 
 By Staff Report    News    May 3, 2017

Helping Hands elects officers, recognizes retirements

Platte Valley Helping Hands, (PVHH) a Wyoming nonprofit corporation, recently held their annual board reorganization meeting, acknowledging the retirements of Jack Riddick and Leslie Johnson, and welcoming Lynda Healey and Vickie Stolns as new board...

 
 By Keith McLendon    Opinion    May 3, 2017

Things are heating up ... fast

There are several apparatuses (apparati?) around the home with which most folks contend. I have written on struggles with the washer/dryer and its attendant chores and fluids. I have praised the...

 
 By Staff Report    News    May 3, 2017

Efforts bring medals

On April 23, 147 youths were recognized by the congressional delegation for earning Bronze, Silver and Gold Congressional Awards. Senator John Barrasso, Senator Mike Enzi, Secretary of State Edward...

 

Tigers take tops for track

Saturday was cold and gray at the Burt Willford Invite at Saratoga High School's track, and the flurries were flying toward the end of the meet, but that didn't stop the Encampment High School track...

 

Saratoga feels at home

After being canceled last year because of weather, the Burt Willford Invite track meet went off without a hitch at Saratoga High School (SHS), hosting a bevy of teams from around the region. Even...

 

HEM takes missed meets in stride

Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School track had to cancel their scheduled meet in Pinedale April 28 and in Kemmerer on April 29 due to unstable weather on those days. “I always say, we owe a lot to these kids who come out to this...

 
 News    May 3, 2017

Handlebars and helmets in Hanna

The fifth annual Bike Rodeo will be held on May 12 at 9 a.m. at the Hanna Elementary School. Jeff Neimark, the Hanna Marshal, is expecting about 80 participants, making it the largest bike rodeo...

 

ExCel Rocks

Children who attend ExCel preschool in Saratoga entertained family and friends with 50s and 60s rock standards at the Platte Valley Community Center Thursday....

 

Menus

Senior Center Menu Wednesday: Sweet/sour meatballs, steamed rice, oriental vegetables, strawberries, ice cream, milk. Thursday: Pork roast, au gratin potato, spinach, wheat bread, applesauce, milk. Friday: Swiss steak, baked potato, broccoli, wheat...

 
 News    May 3, 2017

Mock Interviews Aced

Four freshman from Saratoga High School won $50 apiece in a mock interview competition at the Platte Valley Community Center Thursday. All Saratoga freshmen were required to participate as part of...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    May 3, 2017

Hanna hones hunting

Ryan Kenneda and Jordan Winter, both Senior Game Wardens, taught a six day hunter's education program at the Hanna Senior Center. There were 28 online registrants but people adding the class in...

 

Garden set to bloom

The Hanna Agricultural Resource Team (HART) met April 25 at Hanna Hometown Mart's Cafe area to discuss the plans for the ribbon cutting ceremony for the garden in the land where Hanna Elementary...