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Articles from the August 3, 2016 edition

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 By Max Miller    News    August 3, 2016

Fire has big weekend

Sunday afternoon, members of the Type III Incident Management Team fighting the Beaver Creek Fire 24 miles north of Walden, Colo. safely negotiated treacherous meteorological conditions that rapidly... Full story

 
 By Max Miller    News    August 3, 2016

Half a century in Encampment

August 5, 6 and 7, Encampment will be “Grand” once again. The whole town and its sister berg Riverside will turn out to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Grand Encampment Museum (GEM), and... Full story

 
 By Max Miller    News    August 3, 2016

Encampment resident 'lights up' for Emmy

As Encampment resident Allen Branton describes it, the job of a television lighting designer is to figure out how to squeeze wonderment into a box. Branton should know: this year he has received two... Full story

 

Editorial

You may have noticed that the first paper of this new volume of the Saratoga Sun is slightly shorter than previous editions. That’s because we have changed printers. We now print out of Cheyenne and the change in size is due to what the different... Full story

 
 By Max Miller    Opinion    August 3, 2016

The second Maine thing

My second trail season with the Maine Conservation Corps (MCC) began, as the locals say, “way down East” in Washington County. Our assignment there was to do heavy duty maintenance on a ten-mile... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    August 3, 2016

Football prepares for kickoff

The Saratoga Panthers high school football team will be holding a meeting 6:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Saratoga Panthers football stadium for any Saratoga or Encampment high schoolers interested in playing football for the newly-classified 1A team.... Full story

 
 By Max Miller    Politics    August 3, 2016

Cheney visits Valley

With Wyoming's at-large U.S. Congressional seat open for the first time in eight years, the race to replace outgoing congresswoman Cynthia Lummis on the Republican ticket is crowded and entering its... Full story

 
 By F Broschart    Business    August 3, 2016

Wyoming unemployment rises on bearish oil

Wyoming has continued to shed jobs in the midst of a bearish oil market, according to unemployment figures published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) June 22. Wyoming and North Dakota are... Full story

 

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CARBON COUNTRY SENIOR CENTER Wednesday: Sloppy joes, french fries, mixed vegetables, frog eye salad, milk Thursday: Ham/pasta salad on lettuce leaf, beets, muffin, mixed fruit, brownie, milk Friday: Roast beef, mashed potatoes, green beans, wheat... Full story