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Articles from the December 23, 2015 edition

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 By Liz Wood    News    December 23, 2015

Christmas Eve church services

Churches in the Platte Valley will be holding Christmas Eve and Christmas services through the holiday weekend. The First Baptist Church in Saratoga is hosting a candlelight service at 6:30 p.m.,...

 
 By Madeline Weiss    News    December 23, 2015

Best-laid plans

Two new planning commissioners, Jim Beckmann and Chris Duke, were appointed at the Dec. 15 town council meeting. When councilpersons were asked about the reasoning for picking two new planning...

 
 Obituaries    December 23, 2015

Joel Francis Greff

Joel Francis Greff, 60, of Saratoga, Wyo. passed away at the St. Charles Medical Center in Bend, Ore. on Dec. 12, 2015. Joel was born Dec. 4, 1955 in Garrison, N.D., son of Godfrey K. and Angela “Neileen” (Weinberger) Greff. Joel is survived by...

 
 Obituaries    December 23, 2015

Peter Hansen Larsen

Peter Larsen passed away in Rawlins, Wyo. on Dec. 22, 2014 at the age of 94. He was born in Rawlins on May 10, 1920 to Louis Christian “Chris” Larsen and Martha Hansen Larsen, whose parents immigrated to Wyoming from Denmark in the 1880’s....

 
 Obituaries    December 23, 2015

David R. Starr

David R. Starr passed away Dec. 13, 2015 following a brief battle with a brain disease. David was born Jan. 22, 1956 to Merle V. (Ward) and Ralph W. Starr in Rawlins, Wyo. He was a graduate of Platte Valley High School with the class of 1974. He was...

 
 By Madeline Weiss    News    December 23, 2015

Encampment students show exceptional test scores

The Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD#2) Board of Trustees appointments remain the same for the upcoming terms, as determined at the Dec. 16 meeting. The meeting was the last before the school...

 
 By Madeline Weiss    News    December 23, 2015

Town clean-up, trucks and tourism

Saratoga Mayor Ed Glode is planning to head up a committee to clean up the town, with the focus more on the final product of beautified properties and less on ticketing for non-compliance. According...

 
 By Erik Gantt    Opinion    December 23, 2015

The twelve steps of Christmas

Let me be honest. I have hit the holiday wall. I’m not sure why I am done with the holidays before they are done with me each year, but it is definitely a reality. Don’t get me wrong, I can’t...

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 23, 2015

Carbon County stitches together district wins

The district Make It With Wool Contest was held Nov. 15 at the Jeffrey Center in Rawlins. Several Platte Valley residents placed in the competition. Contestants modeled outfits they made from at...

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 23, 2015

Sewing up state

For the second year in a row, Ashlynn Johnson will be representing Wyoming in the National Make It With Wool competition. Johnson was named state winner last month in the Wyoming Make It With Wool...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    December 23, 2015

New ambulances on the way

Ambulances, new and old, were the topic of discussion at the Dec. 9 regular meeting of the South Central Wyoming Emergency Medical Service (SCWEMS) Joint Powers Board (JPB). Ken Drain, chairman of...

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 23, 2015

WGFD announces web page for Laramie Region

If you hunt or fish in southeast Wyoming, you might want to check out the Laramie Region page on the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s website. The Game and Fish Department launched an updated website in early August and part of the redesign...

 
 By Madeline Weiss    News    December 23, 2015

Speech team talks way into first

The Saratoga speech team took home first place at their first meet of the season at the Bobcat Invitation in Thermopolis Dec. 12. According to head coach Jacob Mickelsen, the Panther Talk Jocks had...

 
 By Liz Wood    Sports    December 23, 2015

Tigers rebound at tourney

The Encampment boys basketball team suffered one loss over the weekend during the Dogger Invitational, but they are still ranked No. 1 in their conference with a 5-1 overall record. The team, coming...

 
 By Erik Gantt    Sports    December 23, 2015

Panthers shut out in Shoshoni

The Saratoga Panthers boy’s basketball team (1-4, 1-0) braved the weather to get to the Shoshoni tournament last weekend only to lose two games. Their first scheduled game against Rocky Mountain on...

 
 By Erik Gantt    Sports    December 23, 2015

Lady Panthers fall to Cokeville

After two games postponed due to weather the Saratoga girl’s basketball team faced the Cokeville Lady Panthers on Saturday and lost 33-44. With the winter break, no coaches were available for...

 
 By Liz Wood    Sports    December 23, 2015

Lady Tigers No. 1 in conference

The Encampment Lady Tigers lost to St. Stephens this weekend at the Dogger Invitational in Lingle-Fort Laramie 43-55, but brought home two wins from Kaycee 52-37 and Guernsey/Sunrise 55-16. The Lady...

 
 By Madeline Weiss    Sports    December 23, 2015

Two take first

The Saratoga wrestling team had a good tournament overall in Kremmling, Colo., despite some illnesses over the week. Bradley Bifano and Thatcher Spiering both took first place in their weight...

 
 Entertainment    December 23, 2015

The old Christmas hearth

Reprint of this story from the December 25, 1903 issue of The Grand Encampment Herald brought to you courtesy of Grandma’s Cabin, Encampment, Wyoming. Preserving History - Serving the Community. THE OLD CHRISTMAS HEARTH I LEAN back in my arm-chair...

 

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