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Articles from the November 16, 2016 edition

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 By Max Miller    News    November 16, 2016

Federal grants may be available for more permanent solutions

The river has swelled again, metaphorically speaking. About 40 people, including elected officials, members of the public and representatives from a number of government agencies crowded into Saratoga...

 
 By Max Miller    News    November 16, 2016

Town gears up to remove gravel bar, deliberates on Boozer Creek

Although prospects for a long-term river revitalization effort dominated early proceedings at a Nov. 9 meeting on the state of the Platte flowing through town, more pressing plans were also discussed...

 
 By FW Broschart    News    November 16, 2016

Riverside donates to library

The town of Riverside council met briefly Thursday, absent mayor Leroy Stephenson, and quickly dispensed with routine business. The entire meeting lasted about 18 minutes and most of that time was spent hearing issues from the public. The board quick...

 
 By FW Broschart    News    November 16, 2016

Ads and fire monitor

The Town of Encampment Town Council met Thursday, without the town mayor present, to deal with routine business facing the town and to hear from two members of the public. After approving the minutes of the last meeting and voting to pay the...

 
 By Max Miller    News    November 16, 2016

What are 'open spaces?'

What should “open space” requirements be in a land famed for its big skies and distant horizons? The question was one of the main animating forces of a 90-minute Saratoga Planning Commission...

 

Water and sewer to the USFS

The Saratoga Water and Sewer Joint Powers Board (sewer board) met Wednesday to deal with routine business, but most of the meeting was spendtdiscussing the possibility of the Saratoga U.S. Forest Service (USFS) office being moved to town water and...

 

Biking the Barrage

Roughly four kilometers from the little farming village I called home in Burkina Faso is something called “the Barrage.” Basically, it’s a dammed-up portion of a seasonal waterway feeding into...

 

Letter to the Editor

Its time now to keep thinking about the potential threat of flooding our North Platte River still possesses. As each year passes without a permanent and more substantial management of the river flow the Town of Saratoga’s risk of flooding only incr...

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 16, 2016

Docents on the go

After the Saratoga Museum’s season ended in October, the docents got a behind-the-scenes tour at South Pass City. The tour was led by Jon Lane, Curator for Public Programs, for the state of Wyoming Department of State Parks & Cultural Resources....

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 16, 2016

Deadline for Giving Tree Thursday

The Giving Tree, a project to help provide Christmas for valley children who otherwise might not have much of a holiday, will be held again this year and the the deadline for families to return 2016 application forms for their child to be included...

 
 By FW Broschart    News    November 16, 2016

Flying with the Governor

The thing that surprised Saratoga High School (SHS)Senior Alicia Zaragoza the most about Wyoming’s Governor Matt Mead and his staff were how much like regular old Wyoming folk they seemed, she said. “All of his counselors, or the people that...

 

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