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Articles from the October 25, 2017 edition

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Herring first, Cross Country team runners up

The Saratoga High School cross country team traveled to Sheridan over the weekend for the state finals, with one runner taking the title of state champion, and several others earning the title of...

 

Halloween activities set

The Saratoga Care Center will be holding their annual Halloween Carnival complete with games, prizes a cake walk and more. The event is set for 2-4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27 at 207 East Holly location in Saratoga. Then on Tuesday, look for Witches, Goblin...

 

Back into a win

The Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce has begun selling tickets for the annual Reverse Drawing. Tickets are $10 each and only 300 are sold. Unlike the usual raffle procedure, the very last ticket drawn is the grand prize winner in this drawi...

 

Robert Lloyd Cross

"God has been so good to me." Robert (Bob) Lloyd Cross of Loveland, Colorado, passed away Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 at the age of 83 following a battle with cancer. Robert was born June 1, 1934 in...

 

Health insurance enrollment opens

Open enrollment for health insurance through the federal exchange website will be shortened this year, giving Wyoming residents less time to enroll in health care plans for the year 2018. This year, the enrollment period will begin November 1 and...

 

Walk pays over $16K

Scott Bokelman, representing the SMHS Tech/SkillsUSA Cancer Walk/Run, presents a check for $16,500 to Dulce Schalk of the Corbett Medical Foundation Thursday in front of the Hotel Wolf. The money was...

 

Giving health a shot in the arm

As winter begins to creep in to the state and the Valley, state and local health officials are urging everyone to be prepared and get immunized against the flu. The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) recommends everyone above the age of 6-months-old...

 

Driving Carbon County

I commute 40 miles one way every day I work at the Saratoga Sun. My job before had me going back and forth from Laramie. That means I have been exposed to a fair amount of driving in Wyoming, most of it in Carbon County, just going to work There are...

 

20 years an EMT

“I have been with Mark since 2008 and he is an amazing instructor and I have learned so much from him,” Tracy Fowler, South Central Wyoming Emergency Medical Services (SCWEMS) volunteer, said about Mark Kostovny. “I think we would be lost with...

 

Lady Panthers end season with loss to Lady Rattlers

The Saratoga Lady Panthers volleyball team sadly ended its season over the weekend with a close-but nonetheless disheartening-loss against conference rivals, the hard-hitting Rattlers of Little Snake...

 

Panthers look to sting Hornets at regionals

The Saratoga Panthers Football team traveled to Wind River Friday to take on the Wind River Cougars in Pavilion for the team’s final regular season game of the year. The Panthers lost the game to the Cougars 24-14, an opposing team score much...

 

Miners escape Midwest, match up against Little Snake River

On Saturday the Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School football team stayed on top of the Midwest Oilers 71-52, but the score does not show how close the game was until the last couple minutes. At halftime, the Miners were ahead with a...

 

Lady Miners go to 2 for 3, head to Regionals

The proverbial roller coaster ride of a game was on display in Hanna, Medicine Bow, Elk Mountain (HEM) High School’s gym where the Lady Miners played Rock River High School’s volleyball team for the second time this year on Oct 17 at 4:30 p.m. Th...

 

Lady Tigers split weekend matches, face Dubois at Regionals

The Encampment Lady Tigers added one win and one loss to its stats last week, as it faced off against two heavy hitters in the final week before the team sets off to regionals in Lander Friday and Saturday. Both games which were on the road, were a...