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Articles from the December 2, 2015 edition

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 By Liz Wood    Sports    December 2, 2015

Celebrating Tiger Nation

The Encampment Lady Tigers were honored for the Volleyball 1A State Championship on Nov. 24 in an all-school assembly. Encampment K-12 School Principal Mike Erickson told the students there are lots o...

 

H. R. Herring

Aug. 14, 1925 – Nov. 25, 2015 Funeral services for Harry Robert “Bob” Herring will be Friday, Dec. 4 at 10:30 a.m., at the Encampment Presbyterian Church. Military graveside services are also...

 

Century21 moves main office to Rawlins

Century21 in Saratoga is closing, but the franchise owners Will and Susan Speer said that all of their services will still be available to residents in the Platte Valley. They were not quite ready to...

 

The Trading Post celebrates 30 years of business

"It's the biggest little store in the country," said Mark Rauterkus, owner of the Trading Post in Encampment. At the Trading Post, Rauterkus holds his spot behind the counter, while regulars enjoy foo...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    December 2, 2015

North Savery project opens to public input

One of Governor Mead's priority areas for analysis and treatment of insect and disease infestation will be discussed at two upcoming public meetings to be held by the U.S. Forest Service. The...

 
 By Liz Wood    Opinion    December 2, 2015

#GreenForGarry

On Nov. 3, it was a normal Tuesday. We were working on the finishing touches of the Saratoga Sun. It was a little different for me as my youngest son Garry was having surgery that day. A simple...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    December 2, 2015

Record number of bellies filled

With 179 people stuffed to the gills, Helpings Hands hosted a record-breaking dinner on Thanksgiving Day. After fulfilling 63 delivery orders (compared to 25 last year) and serving 116 folks at the...

 

Ford for peace, Big Creek changes hands, GEM construction begins, clinic donated

100 years ago Dec. 12, 1915 Ford for peace Henry Ford is perhaps the greatest success as an automobile manufacturer and designer that the world has today, but that is not saying that his peace voyage will be as equally successful. He seems to be meet...

 

Menus

Saratoga Schools Wednesday Chicken parmesan, seasoned noodles, mixed vegetables, fruit and vegetable bar, mandarin oranges, milk Thursday Sixth grade menu: Cheeseburger on bun, french fries, broccoli, fruit and vegetable bar, banana, milk Friday No S...

 
 By Sue Howe    News    December 2, 2015

Come share memories

We hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. There were eight here to play bingo on Tuesday. Two-dollar winners were Lila Worden, Grace Johnston and Berneil McCord. Grace Johnston won a $3 round. Grace Johnston and Sue Howe shared a $2 round, and...

 
 By Kim Loftice    News    December 2, 2015

Missing 'Old Bob'

Tis the Season! I hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving spent with family and friends. December is finally here and this year has flown by! This sure will give Laura Rettelle, Connie Beckham, Patty Herring, Karen Dibbern, Jo Bonnett, Arleigh...

 
 By Tom Mansfield    News    December 2, 2015

Thanksgiving dinner a '15'

Games provided fun and laughter throughout the week. On Sunday afternoon, five residents played Dominoes with Pat Rust winning. On Monday afternoon, five residents played Yahtzee with Pat Rust winning. On Tuesday morning, three residents played Uno...

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 2, 2015

Tags still left on giving tree

Plenty of tags are still hanging on the giving tree at Town and Country Realty. “We have more needs than ever,” said Mary Martin, who manages the tree for the Valley Service Organization (VSO). Annually, the VSO collects a list of children and...

 

Police Report

From Nov. 23, 2015 through Nov. 29, 2015 the Saratoga Police Department responded to 92 calls including the following classifications: Alarm (1); Animal Problem (2); Bar Check (7), Business Checks (35); Citizen Assist (5); Barking Dog Complaint (2);...