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Articles from the August 9, 2017 edition

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Food, fillies and fishing

A group of disabled veterans from Wyoming and Northern Colorado had the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors of Carbon County, as well as Valley Hospitality last week. For three days, the veterans...

 

William Russel McCalla Jr.

William Russel McCalla Jr. died July 19 with his children by his side. He was born in Laramie on May 7, 1930 to William R. McCalla Sr. and Dorothy Lynch McCalla. McCalla attended Laramie High School,...

 

Getting a big Wyo welcome

Transportation enthusiasts, sign collectors or citizens interested in Wyoming's heritage may soon be able to own a piece of Wyoming Department of Transportation history. WYDOT will auction off five,...

 

BSB marks Thrift Store Day, contributions with open house

National Thrift Store Day is Thursday, August 17, and Saratoga’s thrift store, Bridge Street Bargains (BSB), will observe the day with an open house and its regular Thrifty Thursday sale. The open house will be held from noon to 5 p.m. August 17...

 

Hard water discussion on tap

Saratoga’s Town Council was questioned at its first meeting of the month regarding the town’s water supply and a recent study detailed to the Saratoga Water and Sewer Joint Powers Board (Sewer Board) that showed the town’s drinking water may...

 

Grading the transfer

The Upper Platte River Solid Waste Disposal District board (UPRSWDD) convened on Wednesday at 7 p.m at the Saratoga Town Hall to discuss how the implementation of the new transfer station was going. Lloyd Buford, UPRSWDD board member, gave a report...

 

Saratoga adds North Fork to agreement

The Town of Saratoga signed a Master Service Agreement with a Saratoga-based engineering firm at its last town council meeting August 1. The master service agreement between the Town of Saratoga and North Fork Engineering, also of Saratoga, was...

 

Pickett park planning proposed

Planning for Taylor Pickett Park—slated to occupy what is now an empty lot at the corner of Pic Pike and Arrowhead drive near Veteran’s Island—came front and center at the first August meeting of the Saratoga Town Council Tuesday. As the park...

 

Quest for sushi

It was a Monday. If you know anything about my normal Mondays they are usually pretty hectic and go fairly late as we try to get as much of the paper done as we can so the staff and I can proofread on...

 

Old Wyoming Battles on

The vibe was frenetic but friendly and I could hear music spilling from the Virginian Hotel in Medicine Bow as I pulled up to a full parking lot Saturday afternoon. I noticed tents dotting the area...

 

Ranger District and SERCD announce open house

The Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District and cooperating agency the Saratoga-Encampment-Rawlins Conservation District (SERCD) have announced an open house to receive comments on the North Savery Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS)....

 

Filming a 'Little' documentary

A documentary film crew made a stop in Saratoga Friday in pursuit of cowboy poet and Saratoga cowboy Daron Little. According to producer of the film, Mike Day of Intrepid Cinema, the crew has been keeping up with Little for just about a year, with...

 

USFS seeks input on forest thinning proposal

Along with multiple cooperating agencies, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) has developed a landscape-scale proposal for future tree thinning, harvest, and hazard removal, as well as prescribed burning in the Sierra Madre and Snowy Ranges of the...

 

Step up to a facet at brewfest

The official State of Wyoming Microbrew Competition will be held Aug. 19 in Saratoga. Microbreweries from across Wyoming are slated to compete for the coveted Steinley Cup at the 22nd annual...