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 By Joshua Wood    News    May 23, 2018 

Lagoon, fire update, sewer

During their regularly scheduled meeting at 6 p.m. on May 9 at the Saratoga Town Hall, Department of Public Works director Jon Winter gave the Carbon County Impact Joint Powers Board updates on the... Full story

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    May 23, 2018 

Election filings due soon

The Saratoga Town Council met at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at the town hall and quickly approved the agenda, minutes and the financials from May 1 town council meeting. The bills approved came in at a total...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 16, 2018

Volatility at planning commission

“Shut the f---ers down, man!” An outburst from Saratoga resident Chris Shannon, followed by a request from chairman Jon Nelson to leave the room, during the Saratoga Planning Commission meeting...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 16, 2018

Flushed fees, parks & preschool

During the regularly scheduled Riverside Town Council meeting at 6 p.m. on May 10 at Riverside Town Hall, the council discussed purchasing new park equipment and the best way to deal with businesses...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 16, 2018

Runway takes wings

The Saratoga Airport Board, during their regularly scheduled meeting at 1 p.m. on May 9 at the Saratoga Town Hall, were informed that the runway rehabilitation was nearing completion. The board also...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 16, 2018

Bring down this wall

Discussion became heated between the Encampment Town Council and Encampment resident Barry Cole during the regularly scheduled town council meeting at 7 p.m. on May 10 at the Encampment Town Hall.... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    News    May 16, 2018

Knowing where it's at

The Elevations Geospatial Summit was held in Saratoga from May 2-4 at the Platte Valley Community Center. Those wishing to learn of advances in the Geographic Information System (GIS) for gathering,...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 16, 2018

York takes action

In 1992, Kyle York graduated from Encampment High School and originally attended college with the intention to major in mechanical engineering. Instead, he changed his major to math after spending... Full story

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    May 16, 2018

Liquor and junk

The Hanna Town Council met at 6 p.m on Tuesday at the town hall. Before the council meeting started, Tony Poulos, mayor of Hanna, had a public hearing asking the audience if there was anyone who had...

 
 By Staff Report    News    May 16, 2018

Nominees for Bucholz Award sought

The Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust is seeking nominations for the 2018 Kurt Bucholz Award. The award was created in 2008, in memory of Kurt Bucholz, DVM, a legislator and rancher from Saratoga. Recipients exemplify the core beliefs held by Dr....

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    May 9, 2018

Pulse on powerlines

On April 24, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) came to the Hanna Recreation Center to gauge the public's opinion on a proposed PacifiCorp construction of a new and upgraded 230-kV transmission...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    May 9, 2018

Citizen chip concerns

The Saratoga town council met at 6 p.m. on May 1, approved the agenda and paid bills totaling $195,687.97. Ed Glode, mayor, told the council he had received correspondence from the Saratoga Middle...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 9, 2018

Talking trash again

The Upper Platte River Solid Waste Disposal District (UPRSWDD) board met for the first time in two months on Wednesday, May 2 at 7 p.m. at the Encampment/Riverside Library in Encampment. The board...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    May 9, 2018

A non-profit HART?

Hanna Agricultural Resource Team (HART) met at 6 p.m. on April 23 at the Hanna Market to go over the possibility of becoming a 501(c)(3) organization. Oliver Tanner, resident of Hanna, told HART of...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 9, 2018

LaVA aims to promote forest diversity

When the Landscape Vegetation Analysis (LaVA) project was first conceived, it was understood by the United States Forest Service (USFS) something of this scale would require partnerships across...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 2, 2018

Budget meeting shows need for fire equipment

A week after the Saratoga Forest Management fire forced the Town of Saratoga to reschedule their budget meeting, department heads and town council members sat down at 5:30 p.m. on April 23 to finally...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    May 2, 2018

Resolving rates

The Medicine Bow Town Council met at 7 p.m. on April 9 at the town hall and started the meeting with the routine business of approving the agenda and paying bills. The council approved the liquor...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 2, 2018

Another wave of bugs?

"In my lifetime as a silviculturist, the stuff I'm doing now, I will not see that stand in my lifetime." While many people might have a five-year-plan or a 10-year-plan, Joshua Peck has to have a...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 25, 2018

Rising from the ashes

"This is still a dangerous situation. I know it's interesting, I know it's neat, but the more people we have driving around out there looking at it and studying it the harder it is to fight this...

 
 By Keith McLendon    News    April 25, 2018

Saratoga Whitewater

Whitewater usually means different things to many Valley residents—but the white water that has recently concerned Saratoga residents has been coming from their faucets. Several Saratogans have...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 25, 2018

Fire fuels discussions

The Saratoga Town Council met at 6 p.m. on April 17 at town hall. After approving the minutes and agenda, the council donated $250 for the Saratoga Tech/Skills USA cancer walk. Bills were paid in the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 25, 2018

Dock, dock move

The Encampment Town Council selected a new representative for the South Central Wyoming Emergency Medical Services (SCWEMS) board during their regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. on April 12 at the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 25, 2018

DefineFest

The Riverside Town Council welcomed the return of Mayor Leroy Stephenson during their regularly scheduled meeting at 6 p.m. on April 12 at the Riverside Town Hall. The council also heard an update...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 25, 2018

Terminating a tax

The Carbon County Council of Governments (CCCOG) met at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday to decide on the different options for terminating the Carbon County 2008 special purpose tax (6th penny tax). Irene...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 18, 2018

Trumped flights

"As early as January I mentioned we were having inquiries from 757s that wanted to come in. One of those was the one that was just in Cheyenne." Robert "Bob" Maddox informed the Saratoga Airport...

 

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