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Articles from the August 17, 2016 edition

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 By FW Broschart    News    August 17, 2016

Sewer problem spurs fines, letters, notices

The Saratoga Water and Sewer Joint Powers Board (sewer board) met Wednesday to deal with routine business, but the long-running issue of the sewer line running under Hwy 30 that is causing issues for local business owners became murkier as Wyoming...

 
 By Max Miller    News    August 17, 2016

Broadway takes the stage

A new fire burned about 30 acres four miles east of Hog Park Reservoir in Wyoming as of 10 a.m. Tuesday, a Forest Service news release said. The Broadway Fire, as it is being called, is believed to...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 17, 2016

Saratoga Middle School holds Volleyball meeting

Saratoga Middle School will be holding a parent and player volleyball meeting 6:30 p.m. Aug. 23 in the Saratoga Middle/High school library. All forms necessary will be provided for parents and players to sign and turn in that evening. First practice...

 
 By FW Broschart    News    August 17, 2016

Grade corrected in grade school upgrade

Saratoga Elementary School (SES) students returning to school next week will get to enjoy a newly-renovated playground, and staff at the school will enjoy no more headaches any time it rains. The playground at the school received a makeover during...

 
 By Max Miller    News    August 17, 2016

Thumbs up for townhomes

The Saratoga Planning Commission will have a full plate for some time to come. In an Aug. 9 meeting attended by about 10 individuals, the commission voted in favor of a rezone request put in by Trives...

 

Facepalms and faceplants on Facebook

Facebook is a nice little online tool with both apparent upsides and not-so-visible downsides. A reason to join The only reason I ever got on Facebook was to find a friend I hadn’t seen in 20...

 
 By FW Broschart    News    August 17, 2016

Derby dustup

A Rawlins volunteer firefighter was injured Saturday during the demolition derby held at the Carbon County fair after a car competing in the event crashed over a dirt berm and tore through a gate....

 
 By FW Broschart    News    August 17, 2016

Quick meetings in the south Valley

Riverside town council met Thursday at 6 to conduct routine business and issue a liquor license transfer to the new owner of the Bear Trap. Neighboring Encampment’s Town Council met a little later, and conducted its monthly meeting in what one...

 

Sweet and Strong for 3 years

Local business neighbors Strong Tower Design and Sweet Marie's Bakeshop celebrated their third anniversary in business Saturday with a street festival for their loyal customers. Between 4 and 8 p.m.,...

 
 By Max Miller    News    August 17, 2016

Box-ing Day

Sharing the sidelines of a C.J. Box Trivia event with the author and his wife, it became apparent that Box’s fanbase may remember more about bit characters in the Joe Picket series than does the man...

 
 By FW Broschart    News    August 17, 2016

Multi-state police pursuit ends at Walcott Junction

8:30 p.m. Aug. 17 A police chase that began in Nebraska ended in a foot pursuit on I-80 at Walcott Junction Wednesday. Troy Douglas, 23, Of Nashville, Tenn., was arrested after leading police on a cha...