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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... Full story


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... Full story


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... Full story


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... Full story


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... Full story


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... Full story


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.... Full story


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... Full story


Catching the eclipse

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


Saratoga sunblock

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


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... Full story


Old Wyoming Battles on

The vibe was frenetic but friendly and I could hear music spilling from the Virginian Hotel in Medicine Bow as I pulled up to a full parking lot Saturday afternoon. I noticed tents dotting the area... Full story


Filming a 'Little' documentary

A documentary film crew made a stop in Saratoga Friday in pursuit of cowboy poet and Saratoga cowboy Daron Little. According to producer of the film, Mike Day of Intrepid Cinema, the crew has been keeping up with Little for just about a year, with... Full story


Step up to a facet at brewfest

The official State of Wyoming Microbrew Competition will be held Aug. 19 in Saratoga. Microbreweries from across Wyoming are slated to compete for the coveted Steinley Cup at the 22nd annual... Full story


Poe contemplates life after death

Broadway and film veteran Duffy Hudson brings his talent and fascination for Edgar Allan Poe to life in a unique one-man play at 7 p.m Thursday evening. in the Saratoga Branch Library at 503 West Elm Ave. Friends of the Saratoga Library presents... Full story


Toy tractors get play

The Platte Valley Arts Council will be holding the first annual Toy Tractor Display Show and Competition as part of Encampment’s Copper Days Festival. The show will be held in the livery stable of the Grand Encampment Museum from 2 -5 p.m.,... Full story


Trek 'in a rut'

Nineteen people gathered at the Saratoga Museum Saturday morning to take a trek out to Emigrant’s Crossing. Local historian and Valley chronicler, Dick Perue, gave a short overview of the trip to come and handed out flyers detailing events that... Full story


Horning in on trial

The Grand Encampment Museum (GEM) hosted another of its speaker series events at the Grand Encampment Opera House Thursday. Valley residents and visitors attending the talk learned about the trial of Tom Horn with speaker John Davis, an attorney and...


'King' keeps busy

King Coal days started Friday with a community barbecue, baseball games and Texas Hold-em poker games and wrapped up Sunday with Mud Drags. There was a lot in between. Saturday began with a 6 a.m. 5k... Full story


Digging up Tom Horn

The Grand Encampment Museum is sponsoring three free presentations. The first, on the Trial of Tom Horn, will be presented by John W. Davis on Thursday, July 27. The second presentation, on August 10, focuses on John Wesley Powell and the third is... Full story


Time to get gathered

Saratoga's own noted cowboy poet, humorist, storyteller, BS-er and master of ceremonies Chuck Larsen returns after a couple of years absence to emcee as well as star in this year's Saturday night... Full story


Thursday book signing features former local

"Friends of the Saratoga Library" enrichment program resumes this Thursday, July 13, at 7 p.m. in the Saratoga Public Library, when Saratoga Middle/High School graduate and author, Sarah Reichert,... Full story


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