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Articles from the May 18, 2016 edition

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 By Fred Broschart    News    May 18, 2016

Natural gas heats meeting up

The town of Encampment held its monthly town council meeting on Thursday where it appointed a new South Central Wyoming Emergency Medical Services (SCWEMS) member, and discussed other ongoing business. The council had a long agenda, but for the most...

 
 By Max Miller    News    May 18, 2016

Triple D forges ahead with development plans

Access, availability, spot-zoning, and questions of protocol once again dominated discussion of Triple D Construction’s (“Triple D”) plan to develop a 6.7 acre lot on the western edge of...

 
 By Fred Broschart    News    May 18, 2016

Hirings and resignations

As the school year winds down and summer approaches, the Carbon County School Board no. 2 (CCSD No. 2) met Monday for its monthly meeting. The meeting was dominated mostly by personnel matters as well as budget issues and approval of the student...

 
 By Max Miller    News    May 18, 2016

Terminal building, runway present complications

Joe Jones had some bad news for the Shively Field Airport Board. Jones was contacted by Saratoga to do an informal inspection to determine asbestos levels in the airport’s old terminal building,...

 
 By Fred Broschart    News    May 18, 2016

BOCC minds river

At the Carbon County Board of County Commissioner’s (BOCC) meeting on May 3, possible flooding in the North Platte Valley was front and center among the many topics discussed. During the meeting, the commissioners spent a significant amount of...

 

Letter to the Editor

Editor, There seems to be some confusion around our town about the cost the town bears for the Community Garden. I was not part of the ordinance developed by the last administration and Voices of the Valley in 2011 that created the Community Garden,...

 
 By Max Miller    News    May 18, 2016

Feast for the senses

Between 6 and 8 p.m. May 5, visitors to the commons area of the Saratoga Middle/High School (SM/HS) were transported to a different world. Soft, slinky selections such as “Isn’t She Lovely” and...

 
 By Max Miller    News    May 18, 2016

SCWEMS to face changes

The May 12 meeting of the South Central Wyoming Emergency Medical Services (SCWEMS) Joint Powers Board (JPB) resulted in a mixed bag of piecemeal progress and stalemate on long term issues the...

 
 By Fred Broschart    News    May 18, 2016

Cleaning up for spring

The town of Riverside quickly moved thorough the agenda at its town council meeting on Thursday, working through a host of issues affecting the town as spring rolls into the valley. Cleanup of dead and diseased trees in the park was underway and...

 

Kiosk trial to start

The Saratoga/Carbon County Impact Joint Powers Board (sewer board) met Wednesday and discussed several issues, including problems with a sewer line serving Happy Tails Dog Boarding. The board also announced that a new pay-by-use kiosk for dumping RV...

 
 By Max Miler    Sports    May 18, 2016

11 Panthers head to Casper for state meet

A strong season ending push over the weekend propelled four more Panther tracksters into upcoming state competition. The size of the Saratoga High School (SHS) contingent headed to Casper now numbers 11, with Katie Loose, Shianne Baker, Alicia Zarago...

 
 By Fred Broschart    Sports    May 18, 2016

Tigers take it up a notch

Encampment High School (EHS) boys’ and girls’ track teams competed in regionals in Lander on Friday and Saturday, setting the stage and raising expectations for their upcoming visit to state finals. The girls’ team placed third of nine teams...

 
 By Max Miller    News    May 18, 2016

The brightest bulb

Hundreds of science students from across the state flocked to Laramie this March to take part in the annual Wyoming State Science Fair. With 14 different categories of competition and junior and...