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Solid modeling and a cell tower

The Carbon County School District No.2 board of trustees met Monday for its monthly board meeting and quickly moved through agenda items. For the first meeting after the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year, the board mostly discussed routine... Full story


MB Legion honors Girls/Boys State participants

Thursday night the Medicine Bow American Legion Post 64 (Post 64) and their Auxiliary honored four students the organization sent to Boys and Girls State. The dinner, held at the Medicine Bow Senior Center, gave attendees a chance to hear the... Full story


Opera house set for craft fairs

The Encampment Town Council met at the Encampment Town Hall at 7 p.m. Financial statements and monthly bills were approved for payment. A glass door that was recently cracked was approved to be repaired as soon as possible. The council approved a... Full story


Whatfest questions approved

The Riverside Town Council met at 6 p.m. on Thursday at the Riverside Town Hall. The Whatfest poll the town of Riverside created was approved and will be sent out to residents in the near future. Jan Cook, the town clerk, presented the questions to... Full story


PUD heads to council

The Town of Saratoga’s proposed Planned Unit Development (PUD) ordinance is now one step closer to becoming law in the town after the planning commission made changes at its Tuesday meeting. The PUD ordinance had several small changes that were... Full story


Hanna cries fowl

The Hanna town council convened at 6 p.m. Sept. 12 to approve the transfer of a liquor license, give a fowl permit, listen to a school safety plan and go over the new system of water meter readings. Craig Kopasz, of Engineering Assosciates, said the... Full story


Remembering 9/11

If a black streamer is above the American flag, it is because the black ribbon is an accepted patriotic practice to display mourning for U.S. flags displayed on a short pole or for indoor flags that... Full story


PVCC touts 'Perfect 10'

The Platte Valley Community Center (PVCC) will celebrate its tenth year with a fundraiser to benefit the center as well as student activities at Saratoga schools. This year’s event, called “Perfect 10,” in honor of the PVCC’s tenth... Full story


Transfer stations pass

On September 6 at 7 p.m. the Upper Platte River Solid Waste District (UPRSWD) board met at the Encampment Library to discuss letters sent by Joel Frost, Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) on inspections he did at the Saratoga Transfer... Full story


Nuisance on line

The Saratoga Town Council held its first meeting of September, and quickly worked its way through the meeting agenda, only slowing to address some constituent concerns about the town’s new nuisance ordinance that came into effect Sept 1. During... Full story


Med Bow welcomes new council member

The Medicine Bow Town Council met 7 p.m. August 14, to have Trevor Strauch join the council and to approve the transfer of liquor license from JoAnne Bennett of the Diplodocus Bar, to Christopher and Mary Strauch, doing business as C. Spear Bar and... Full story


Trust in books

Ryta Sondergard, Community Relations Director for Sinclair Wyoming Refining Company (Sinclair), has been working with Book Trust for two years. Sinclair, through Sondergard's understanding of the... Full story


Garden grows for 9/11

Kay Embree, member of American Legion Auxiliary (ALA), approached the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and the ALA about a grant to help get the Medicine Bow community garden cleaned up for a 9/11 memorial service, and was... Full story


PUD gets ironed out

Members of the Saratoga Town Council and the Saratoga Planning Commission met Tuesday to move the town’s proposed Planned Unit Development (PUD) ordinance closer to a vote. After ironing out some issues in the proposed language of the ordinance, th... Full story


Encampment River Valley fire

Smoke lay over the town of Encampment Sunday and streets there were lined with residents watching and photographing flames spreading through grass and sagebrush up the Encampment River Valley about a... Full story


Valley thrifts celebrate National Thrift Store Day

If you go to the National Calendar website and try to find the origins of National Thrift Store Day, the site will say they could not uncover why August 17 was picked as the day of celebration for thr... Full story


Water infrastructure discussed

The Saratoga Town Council met for its second scheduled meeting of the month Tuesday to quickly work though routine matters and address several non-routine agenda items. Besides routine matters, the council passed a resolution allowing the town to... Full story


Eclipse blocks sun, highways statewide

Figures released by the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) Tuesday verified what local residents observed over the weekend: traffic was terrible thanks to the influx of visitors for the... Full story


Saratoga faces cash flow problems

According to a memo obtained by the Saratoga Sun from a source who wished to remain anonymous, the town of Saratoga is facing some cash flow problems. In the memo written by town clerk Susie Cox and delivered to the Saratoga Town Council prior to... Full story


Riverside to poll on WHATFest

Riverside Town Council convened at 6 p.m. on Thursday to consider creating a poll for town residents on their opinion of the summer music event known as WHATFest. The Riverside Party Day preparations were also reviewed. The council approved the... Full story


Enc. mayor thanks Harveys

Greg Salisbury, mayor of Encampment, went on record to say how grateful he was for all the work town clerk and her husband, Ron, did to make the Community Barbecue/Potluck, Community Garage Sale and Music in the Park a major success. It was... Full story


Personnel changes in Hanna

The Hanna Town Council met 6 p.m. Tuesday and made Ann Calvert the permanent Town Clerk and Vivian Gonzales the permanent Parks and Recreation Director. The council accepted Lois Buchanan’s resignation from the South Central Wyoming Emergency... Full story


Chitwood resigns board position

Saratoga Airport Board member Bobby Chitwood announced that he is resigning his seat on the board in an email sent to several members of the board and town council. In the email which was also sent to the Saratoga Sun, Chitwood said he was out of... Full story


PUD to add zoning flexibility

The town of Saratoga is closer to enacting a new development and regulatory process called Planned Unit Development, or PUD. Saratoga Planning Commission has been in the process of developing the PUD since early this year. The PUD process is... Full story


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