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Hanna has Roller Rink Bash

Skating is coming to Hanna. From 3-5 p.m. Dec. 30, the Hanna Recreation Center is hosting a New Years Eve roller rink bash. It is open to all ages and there will be food and music. The Hanna...

 

Backing into money

Winners of the Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce’s annual Reverse Drawing were announced at Friday’s Festival of Trees at the Platte Valley community Center The first and every 50th ticket drawn won $50 Chamber gift certificates. Those...

 

Leadership Carbon County class forming

Carbon County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) is spearheading the second year of Leadership Carbon County. Partners in this effort again include the Rawlins Chamber of Commerce, Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Rawlins DD...

 

Shop Small sales Saturday in south county

In the spirit of the holidays and the Small Business Saturday initiative, Encampment and Riverside are hosting a “Shop Local” Day on Saturday, December 9. All the planning has been done, just follow this itinerary for a pleasurable shopping exper...

 

Nominations open for Cowboy Hall of Fame

The Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame (WCHF) has inducted 195 people since 2014, 184 men and 11 women. Beginning Dec. 1, 2017, nominations are open for the Class of 2018. The nomination window on the WCHF website will continue to accept nominees until...

 

Mensa scholarship essay contest

The Wyoming Mountain Mensa chapter of American Mensa has scholarships available for students living in Wyoming. The scholarships for the 2018 competition, ranging in value from $500-$1,000, are awarded by the Mensa Education & Research Foundation...

 

The road from crime and prison to success

Nationally Recognized speaker Victor Woods was at the Platte Valley Community Center Wednesday to bring his "never give up" message to Saratoga sixth to 12th grade students in attendance in the...

 

Bagging some bighorn

"Ready to go hunting?" asked Taylor Engum as he woke the hunters at 12 a.m. on September 1. In an area with a high number of sheep and a once-in-a-lifetime tag, there was no way the group would allow...

 

Fisher gets Lions Club service award

"Jeannette Fisher is a great person that believes there is good in all situations. She is positive in her own life, inspiring to others, and strives hard to be a positive influence in her community,"...

 

Ecumenical Thanksgiving service, pot luck held

The First Presbyterian Church will host their Annual Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19 At the service, nonperishable foods will be collected which are then distributed to the food bank. Any monies collected during the...

 

Hay man, it's the Barkhursts

A large contingent of Barkhursts showed up at the Town and Country office Wednesday to accept the Platte Valley Arts Council award for the council's recent hay bale sculpture competition. Platte...

 

Music from Motor City to Med Bow

In Medicine Bow, Pam Glasser, is known as the Medicine Bow Lions Club president. To others in Carbon County, she is known as a music teacher. To fellow musicians and concert goers in Wyoming, Houston...

 

Hot soup leads to fire

"The soup is pretty good," Basil Phillips, football player for Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School, "I thought this was a pretty good idea and cool how it was hosted." Phillips was...

 

Mail by the 'seat of their pants'

Wyoming's contribution to aviation history cannot be understated when looking back at the world of air we know now. The first airline school for stewardesses used by Boeing Transport–which later mor...

 

Copper Days ready to shine

The Copper Days Festival is getting ready to celebrate 23 years of giving families the opportunity to have fun watching vintage tractors vie for the title of strongest tractor. The event kicks off with a tractor parade at 10 a.m. Saturday. The Platte...

 

Opera house 'Kit'

Residents and visitors to Encampment were treated to a talk about an important figure in the American West, Kit Carson, Thursday at The Encampment Opera House. The talk wrapped up a series of three talks held as part of the Grand Encampment...

 

Get in touch with your horse

A horsemanship clinic to be held Friday-Saturday in Encampment will offer Valley equestrians the chance to learn more about what their horse’s body language is telling them, and what riders’ body language tells the horse. The clinic, sponsored...

 

Cherokee Trail trek Saturday

History buffs and adventurers are invited to explore the southern route of the Cherokee Trail across the historic Big Creek Ranch Saturday, Aug. 26, during this summer’s final trek sponsored by the Saratoga Historical & Cultural Association...

 

Food and bluegrass

Residents and visitors to the town of Riverside were treated to a night out with neighbors and friends at the town's Riverside Party Day. The event, held in Riverside town park, was sponsored by the t...

 

Suds and sun at the Steinley Cup

The Steinley Cup, billed as one of the premiere microbrew festivals in Wyoming, was held Saturday in Saratoga....

 

Aiming for control

John Russo had 10 professional gun trainers out at the Spur Outfitters pistol range Sunday to teach the Advanced Defensive Pistol course. Fourteen students with skill levels ranging from never having...

 

Catching the eclipse

Some Saratoga residents and visitors took in the total solar eclipse Monday at viewing parties held at local homes....

 

Saratoga sunblock

The Saratoga Sun caught pictures of the solar eclipse Monday with special camera filters....

 

Food, fun at Box night

The Saratoga Museum held its fifth annual C.J. Box Trivia Night Fundraiser Saturday at the Platte Valley Community Center. The fundraiser brought in money for the museum and brought to town famous Wyo...

 

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