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Articles from the February 24, 2016 edition

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Valley seniors each take down first

All of the Saratoga wrestlers qualified for state after the regional tournament over the weekend, with all three seniors taking first place in their weight classes. Daynon Mowry, Bradley Bifano and Th...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 24, 2016

Erickson, Spiering awarded Trustees' Scholars Award

Encampment’s Guy Erickson and Saratoga’s Thatcher Spiering have received the Trustees’ Scholars Award for their college careers beginning in the fall. They were among 72 outstanding high school seniors from across Wyoming to receive the...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 24, 2016

Carbon County joins lifesaver program

Seven counties have been awarded grants to implement a Project Lifesaver program in their county. Carbon County joins Natrona, Laramie and Converse counties in the Lifesaver program. The Wyoming Legislature awarded $125,000 for this program in the...

 

Braden Blake Nelson

Rawlins native and former resident Braden Blake Nelson passed on unexpectedly Monday, Feb. 8th, 2016 at his residence in Saratoga from a heart attack. He was 58. A visitation was Wednesday, Feb. 17 at the Carbon County Funeral Home from 5-7 p.m. in...

 

Helen Jean Majko

Helen Jean Majko was born Nov. 12, 1933 to Dwight and Avril Kudrle in Sioux City, Iowa. "Jean" grew up the youngest of three children in a strong Protestant family. She spent her childhood days helping her folks in the family ice cream parlor and...

 

C. J. Box at museum fundraiser

The Carbon County Museum Foundation is hosting an evening with bestselling Wyoming author C. J. Box from 5 to 8 p.m. on March 1 at the Rawlins Depot located at 400 West Front Street in Rawlins. Box and the museum foundation are partnering to raise... Full story

 

Johnson places in National Make it with Wool Contest

Ashlynn Johnson, of Encampment, won the Junior Division at the state Make it with Wool (MIWW) contest Nov. 31, 2015, modeling a gray fit-and-flare coat with machine embroidery and a magenta/gray...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 24, 2016

Reichert at library to nurture creativity, foster dreams

Sarah Wickstrom Reichert, former Saratoga resident and author, will be holding a lecture and class titled “Nurturing your Creativity, Fostering your Dream: Writing and Publishing in Today’s World” at 7 p.m. on Feb. 26, at the Saratoga Library....

 
 By Liz Wood    Opinion    February 24, 2016

So long, it's been a good ride

You thought you got rid of me, didn’t you? Well, Erik had his chance to say his goodbye last week, and there wasn’t enough room left for me. It is coincidental that I am leaving the Saratoga Sun n...

 

Olson enjoys volunteering in role as Miss Wyoming

Giving out awards and posing with the biggest fish of the weekend is not the most glamorous thing Autumn Olson has done since being crowned Miss Wyoming USA, but she was still all smiles. Olson was...

 

SMHS 3rd quarter honor roll

Saratoga Middle School 4.0 Grade Point Average Taylor Bennett Aubrey Berger Katelyn Bifano Dallys Chitwood Zakary Dady Kelly Glode Campbell Grabow Kaylyn Hunter Hunter Sheils Saratoga Middle School 3.5 Grade Point Average Jenna Dew Liandro Escobedo...

 

District discontinues golf

The Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD#2) Board of Trustees agreed to discontinue the district’s golf program at the Feb. 17 meeting. As described by CCSD#2 Superintendent Jim Copeland, Sarat...

 

Speech and debate has win streak upset

The Saratoga Speech and Debate team's winning streak was interrupted in Rawlins this weekend when they took second place to Greybull. "We had a number of our strongest underclassmen home sick this...

 

Steel strings in Saratoga

Chris Proctor, composer and guitarist, will be performing on Saturday, March 5 at the Platte Valley Community Center Theater. According to his website, “He is an acclaimed composer of original music and a wonderful arranger for the 6 and 12-string...

 

Lady Tigers split weekend

The Encampment Lady Tigers (2-3, 13-4) kept the Rock River Lady Longhorns at bay for the first quarter only allowing the Longhorns to score 2 points to their 15 in the quarter Thursday night. During... Full story

 
 By Liz Wood    Sports    February 24, 2016

Encampment boys win two out of three

Kicking their weekend off against Walden, the Encampment boys (5-0, 16-1) won 59-37. "This was a great team game with everyone getting involved in the scoring. Encampment controlled the boards 34 to... Full story

 

Saratoga girls drop two

It was a tough weekend for the Saratoga Lady Panthers (1-5, 5-11) as they fell to Niobrara County on Friday and Southeast on Saturday. Meredith Lincoln put up 15 points against Niobrara to lead...

 

Panthers end season with two losses

The Saratoga Panthers lost to the Lusk Tigers 65-51 Friday. Head coach Jason Williams said he was very proud of how hard the boys played, noting that they came back from a 15 point lag and then led...

 
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