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Articles from the August 2, 2017 edition

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York Rookie of the Year

The National High School Rodeo Association (NHSRA) finals were held in Gillette July 16-22. Wyoming boys' team placed sixth and the girls' team seventh. Wyoming also got bragging rights when Valley...

 

Strauch joins Med Bow council

The town of Medicine Bow had a special meeting of the town council July 25 at 7 p.m. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss and decide on an appointment for the vacant council seat. Mayor Kevin Colman, council members, Shane Blakeman, Sharon... Full story

 

Poe contemplates life after death

Broadway and film veteran Duffy Hudson brings his talent and fascination for Edgar Allan Poe to life in a unique one-man play at 7 p.m Thursday evening. in the Saratoga Branch Library at 503 West Elm Ave. Friends of the Saratoga Library presents... Full story

 

Saratoga student graduates from Fort Hayes State

Carl Nicholas Beach, of Saratoga, graduated from Fort Hays State University (FHSU), in Hays, Kansas, in the spring 2017 semester with a Master of Science in education administration. FHSU does not release the lists of undergraduate and graduate... Full story

 

Toy tractors get play

The Platte Valley Arts Council will be holding the first annual Toy Tractor Display Show and Competition as part of Encampment’s Copper Days Festival. The show will be held in the livery stable of the Grand Encampment Museum from 2 -5 p.m.,... Full story

 

Trek 'in a rut'

Nineteen people gathered at the Saratoga Museum Saturday morning to take a trek out to Emigrant’s Crossing. Local historian and Valley chronicler, Dick Perue, gave a short overview of the trip to come and handed out flyers detailing events that... Full story

 

Horrible Bosses and Goodfellas

I met a new manager not long ago at one of my favorite places to visit. We had not met before, but I knew the owner and some others working there. This manager made me walk away from our encounter in disbelief after ten minutes. Parting words... Full story

 

Letter to the Editor

Editor, I would like to correct what I believe are some mistakes, in the July 19, 2017 article addressing the concrete plant issues. The concerns of mine are the actions of the Planning Commission not in the article published in the paper. The first... Full story

 

Horning in on trial

The Grand Encampment Museum (GEM) hosted another of its speaker series events at the Grand Encampment Opera House Thursday. Valley residents and visitors attending the talk learned about the trial of Tom Horn with speaker John Davis, an attorney and...

 

PacifiCorp set to invest $3.5 billion in Wyoming

Northern Carbon County will be seeing significant investment from energy companies in the near future. The resource isn’t coming from the ground. It is coming from the air. It is wind. Portland-based, PacifiCorp has put significant funds into wind... Full story

 

Mining landmarks disappear

On July 13, the huge coal dragline that could be seen for miles from US 30 as a driver neared Hanna junction was dismantled. Although Hanna mines have been closed for a few years, the goliath machine was evidence that at one time these mines... Full story