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 News    June 21, 2017 

Losing an educational fixture

The Carbon County School District #2 will have another new member following its Monday meeting where board member and clerk Tonya Bartholomew of Saratoga announced her resignation from the board. Bartholomew announced her resignation and it was...

 

Street rat to Saratoga

The Carbon County School District No.2 school district drama club will be bringing the 2016-2017 school year to a close with performances of "Aladdin" at the Platte Valley Community Center in Saratoga...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    Opinion    May 31, 2017

It's the kids, stupid

To most people who know me in Wyoming, it is not much of a secret I worked in the world of spirits (not the ghostly type) to make my living. Probably less well known, I earned my bread and butter as an English teacher in Taiwan for almost half a...

 

A legend continues

Dario Soto is 82 years old and he is the physical education teacher for Medicine Bow and Elk Mountain Elementary schools. Thursday he had his annual field day which usually has both schools...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    May 10, 2017

Guns and cashflow

On April 2 at 6 p.m. the Medicine Bow Lion’s Club had a dinner and meeting at the Virginian Hotel which had Jim Copeland, Superintendent of Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD 2), as a guest speaker for the first time. For the first hour,...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    May 10, 2017

King Coal dethroned

It is unlikely coal mining will return to Hanna according to state and county officials. Opening federal lands for leasing to coal helps fund Wyoming Education. For the northern part of Carbon County, an area renowned for coal mining over a century,...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 19, 2017

Hanna rec center gets new direction

Vivian Gonzales, former town clerk for Hanna is now the acting Hanna Recreation and Park Director. The Hanna Recreation Center was in flux for several months when Jerry Leturgey resigned as director....

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 12, 2017

Wee Folks needs wee folks

Wee Folks Day Training Center (Wee Folks), a nonprofit located at Miner Shopping Center in Hanna, is in danger of closing in the year to come after almost 50 years of helping pre-kindergarteners prepare academically and socially to enter public...

 
 By FW Broschart    News    March 22, 2017

Facing the axe

Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD 2) held a special meeting Thursday in Saratoga to discuss projected cuts to the district’s budget due to educational cuts made by the state Legislature. Projecting cuts of approximately $304,000 in state...

 

CCSD 2 considers concealed carry

Governor Matt Mead last week signed into law Wyoming House Bill 194, which allows schools to develop policies regarding concealed carry of weapons on school property. The bill, intended to increase security at rural schools farther from emergency...

 
 By Staff Report    News    March 22, 2017

Speech and debate ends on a spicy note

The Carbon County School District No. 2 speech and debate team will celebrate its participants and the close of the speech season 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 28 in the Great Hall of the Platte Valley Community Center. The event is open to the public, and...

 
 By Staff Report    News    March 15, 2017

VSO offers $500 award

Carbon County School District 2 graduating seniors can now apply for the annual $500 Youth Citizenship Award offered by the Valley Service Organization (VSO). VSO Vice President Carol Beach, chairman for the project, said application forms are now...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 15, 2017

CCSD #2 asks for input on possible budget cuts

As most people are aware, the State of Wyoming is facing a shortfall in funding this year due to the recent downturn in the mineral industry. There are several bills that are moving through the legislature, most of which will require substantial...

 
 By FW Broschart    News    February 8, 2017

Raptor takes off for CCSD #2

Visitors to public schools in the Valley will be required to show a legal ID to enter schools starting Feb. 13, as the Carbon County School District #2 (CCSD #2) implements a new computerized visitor tracking system. The system, purchased from...

 
 By FW Broschart    News    February 1, 2017

Flu, strep invade Valley

The flu virus, and strep throat, has left scores ill and has caused events across the Valley to be canceled. Kim Deti, of the Wyoming Department of Health, said flu-like activity across the state was on the upswing. Last week’s numbers for...

 
 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...

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 2, 2016

Princess has pea problem

What do Glacierdom and Riverdom have in common? The Leprechauns know! Get a new look at a classic story this Saturday, Nov. 5 when the Missoula Children’s Theatre and more than 50 local students present “The Princess and the Pea.” Local...

 
 By Max Miller    News    October 26, 2016

Credentials and concerns

The night of Oct. 18 all four Carbon County Commissioner candidates found themselves on the hot seat, with a pair of Rawlins High School students doing the grilling. The occasion was a forum hosted...

 

Leon Roy Hetherington

A celebration of life memorial service for Leon Roy Hetherington is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10, 2016 at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Saratoga with the Rev. Susan Dyer officiating....

 

CCSD #2 schools go on lockdown

Following an anonymous email threat, Carbon County School District #2 placed all schools in the district on lockout status Thursday. Jim Copeland, CCSD #2 superintendent of schools, said the district received an alert from the Wyoming Department of...

 

Carbon County School District #2 Schools on Lockout.

Following an anonymous email threat, Carbon County School District #2 placed all schools in the district on lockout status. Jim Copeland, CCSD #2 superintendent of schools, said that school will be dismissed on time, buses will run on schedule and...

 
 By F Broschart    News    August 31, 2016

Valley teacher wins praise

Saratoga Elementary School (SES) teacher Nancy Windholz was honored with an award by President Barack Obama for outstanding teaching of math. Windholz was honored by students, fellow teachers and...

 

State Representative, Dist. 47

Democratic Party Ken Casner Some of the qualifications Casner listed in his questionnaire include one three-year term on the Economic Development Corporation of Carbon County, three years on the High Country Landfill Joint Powers Board and two years...

 
 By F Broschart    News    July 27, 2016

CCSD No. 2 budget adopted

Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD 2) board of directors met on Wednesday where it passed a new budget for the 2016-2017 school year, discussed a new scheme to improve educational performance district wide and adopted a plan to standardize...

 

CCSD No.2 PAWS scores show improvement

At its Wednesday meeting, Carbon County School District No.2 (CCSD 2) board of directors discussed the district’s performance on the state standardized PAWS test, on which the district showed improvements in scoring on math and reading across most...

 

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