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 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 26, 2017 

MBHS sells for $250K

On April 19, Kevin Colman, mayor of Medicine Bow, signed over the deed to the Medicine Bow High School–built in 1980–to representatives from the global engineering company Venezolana De Proyectos...

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 26, 2017 

Landowner license application deadline approaching

The deadline for landowner hunting license applications is only a few weeks away. May 15 is the last day applications can be submitted for resident landowner elk, deer, and antelope licenses and non-resident landowner deer and antelope licenses....

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 26, 2017 

'Courage' gets Watts trip to Casper

Encampment junior Charles Watts attended the Boys' and Girls' Club of Central Wyoming banquet held in Casper April 23 to learn how his story did in State competition. Watts won local and district...

 
 News    April 26, 2017 

Zoning officer & alerts

After going through routine business on the agenda, the Saratoga Town Council stopped to discuss Dan Ferrin, the new zoning officer hired by the town, and the impacts the position will have. Council members hope filling the position—which went...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 26, 2017 

Emergency employee

Mike Farver was honored at a barbecue on April 8 by South Central Wyoming Emergency Medical Services (SCWEMS) as Employee of the Year. In addition to his colleagues, he was joined by his wife Tabatha...

 
 News    April 26, 2017 

Energy production up, but not by much

Coal production in Wyoming saw a bit of a bounce in the first quarter of 2017 while oil and gas production fell in the state, but the state's economic picture still looks bleak according to figures...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 26, 2017 

'Living Legend' to stop in the Bow

Union Pacific’s “Living Legend” No. 844 steam locomotive has traveled more than 1,600 miles during its roundtrip run to Boise, Idaho, to celebrate the 92nd anniversary of the historic Boise Depot. Brief stops allowed visitors to see the...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 26, 2017 

Plant flooding, drug bust & bike rodeo

At Tuesday’s Hanna Town council meeting, David Sutter explained the state of the flooding in the Water Treatment Plant and Marshal Jeff Neimark informed the town of a narcotic arrest outside of town and gave an update of the Bike Rodeo set for May...

 
 News    April 19, 2017

Truck of Hope

Last month, wildfires raged across the desiccated, wind-swept prairies of grass in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas, destroying the livelihoods of farmers and ranchers across a great swath of the Great...

 
 News    April 19, 2017

Permit rescinded

The Saratoga Planning Commission’s Tuesday meeting, mostly dealing with routine matters, was punctuated by the commission rescinding a building permit for a new structure being constructed in Saratoga. The board also heard from one relatively new r...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 19, 2017

Flying into holes

During the Riverside Town Council meeting Thursday, Riverside council member Liz Swynarczuk resigned from the position of Park Director and turned those duties and projects over to council member Cheesbrough. Cheesborough will find herself working...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 19, 2017

Setting the tone

A Frisbee disc golf tournament and the purchase of four musical instruments for a downtown park got approval from the Encampment Town Council at their meeting April 13. The Town recently had purchased an outdoor musical instrument from Freenotes...

 
 News    April 19, 2017

Possible permit problems

The Saratoga Water and Sewer Joint Powers Board met Wednesday at Saratoga Town Hall. Besides routine business, the board briefly discussed issues of zoning and building permits in the town. Randy Raymer, owner of R.G. Raymer Construction appeared...

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 19, 2017

Road work for Ryan Park

Beginning on or about Monday, April 24, road crews will begin a guardrail project on a bridge on WYO 130 west of Ryan Park, causing delays for drivers. The bridge is located at reference marker 57.79, approximately 10 miles east of the WYO 130/230...

 
 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 19, 2017

Living Legend 'checks in' at Hanna

Steam Engine No. 844 of the Union Pacific Railroad stopped at Front and Main Streets in Hanna, from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18. Union Pacific Railroad representative Sara Cassidy...

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 19, 2017

Dig it ... safely

April is National Safe Digging Month, and as the weather allows more outdoor projects, Black Hills Energy is emphasizing safety by providing important guidelines for safe digging. Whether you’re a homeowner planting a shrub or a contractor using a...

 
 By Keith McLendon    News    April 12, 2017

EastCo Easter events

Festivities and observances are planned around the county for the upcoming Holy Week. Easter egg hunts are on tap for towns and organizations while special services are planned at community houses of...

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 12, 2017

Bleeding for health

Annual health screenings offered through Wyoming Health and Wellness Fairs will be held in the area April 18–22. A portion of the proceeds from these events will be given back to the community in the form of scholarships, support for other events...

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 12, 2017

Poetry gets pulpy in Carbon County

To celebrate April as National Poetry month, Saratoga poet Kate Sherrod will be featured at two Carbon County events. The first is a book release party at Laura M’s, where Sherrod and friends will read aloud selections from her new book, “Pulp...

 
 News    April 12, 2017

... but the cost flows uphill

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) property just outside town limits may soon be just inside Saratoga. Residents and businesses will also be paying more for sewer tap fees after the Saratoga Town Council meeting Tuesday. After dispensing with routine...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 12, 2017

Landfill board approves baler, sets clean up days

The Upper Platte Valley Solid Waste Disposal District (landfill board) approved a new baler be purchased for the landfill, and will get 10 acres mowed so the area can be ready for waste to come. It was announced at the meeting on April 24 the first a...

 
 News    April 12, 2017

Get a job!

Residents and students got to meet face to face with Valley businesses and organizations who were looking to fill new jobs at a Job Fair held Tuesday at the Platte Valley Community Center. According to Leigh Nation of the Wyoming Department of...

 

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