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 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...

 
 By Keith McLendon    News    April 18, 2018

Wilderness or something else?

Following is a synopsis of the goals of the for the Wyoming Public Lands Initiative (WPLI) Carbon County committee's goals and remarks made at a recent meeting that committee held at 5 p.m. on April 1...

 
 By Keith McLendon    News    April 18, 2018

The 'Wolf Bohl'

University of Wyoming (UW) Head Football Coach Craig Bohl is coming to Saratoga. Doug Campbell, co-owner of the Wolf Hotel, is bringing in the coach for a meet and greet luncheon April 23. The lunch,...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 18, 2018

Big gun staying in Hanna

Rex Rudd, Veteran of Foreign Wars (VFW) member, told the Hanna Town Council, the VFW Post 6680 in Medicine Bow would be closing down due to lack of new members coming on board to replace the members...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 18, 2018

Variance and vehicles

Before their regularly scheduled meeting at 5:30 p.m. on April 10 at the Saratoga Town Hall, the Saratoga Planning Commission held a public hearing regarding an application for a variance from the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 18, 2018

Saratoga fire contained, emergency declared

At approximately 2:30 p.m. on Monday, April 16, the Saratoga Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD) received a call of a fire at Saratoga Forest Management lumber mill. According to reports, smoke was spott...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 18, 2018

Dividing TB Flatts pie

The Carbon County commissioners, along with representatives from six municipalities of Carbon County, met at 4 p.m. on Wednesday at the Medicine Bow Community Hall, with the Albany County commissioner...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 11, 2018

Air quality, community picnic, dangerous ground

The Saratoga Town Council met at 6 p.m on April 3. The council quickly took care of business as usual approving the agenda for the evening, approving March 28 council’s minutes and paying the financ...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 11, 2018

Rejuvenating the forest

In July 2017, the United States Forest Service (USFS) began planning for the Landscape and Vegetation Analysis (LaVA) project in response to the mountain pine beetle and spruce bark beetle epidemics...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 11, 2018

A protest of one

On March 24, thousands of people converged upon Washington D.C. to attend the “March for Our Lives,” a protest that had been organized in the aftermath of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas...

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 11, 2018

'Expand the circle, reach all victims'

The Carbon County Sheriff’s Victim/Witness Program recognizes April 8-14, 2018 as National Crime Victims’ Rights Week by promoting victims’ rights and honoring victims of all crimes. The 2018 theme, “Expand the circle, reach all victims”...

 

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