One in a million

The Bow River Crossing (Bow River) convenience store in Elk Mountain made someone a winner on Oct. 21 when they purchased a winning Cowboy Draw Wyo Lottery ticket worth $1,165,543. According to Bill...

Childress reports to town

At the Nov. 5 town council meeting, Cheyenne-based accountant and 13-year experienced auditor James Childress presented a five page report that focused on the audit for the 2017/2018 fiscal year....

Halloween HART

The Hanna Agricultural Resource Team (HART) met at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 31 at the Hanna Market to wind down their meeting schedule before next spring. The meetings are regularly held on the last Tuesday of the month, but had to be changed to Thursday....

Miners head to Championship

The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School football team hosted the Lingle-Ft. Laramie football team at 1 p.m. on Friday for the right to go to the State Championship next week in...

Saratoga takes second at state

The Saratoga Lady Panthers capped off their nearly undefeated season by placing as runner-ups at the 1A State Championship over the weekend in Casper. Last season, the Lady Panthers had made it to...

Lady Miners look to regroup

By Mike Armstrong The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School girls volleyball team went to the state tourney knowing the first team they faced would be tough. At 4:30 p.m on Nov. 7 in...

A little dust on the bottle

The building at 110 W. Bridge Ave. in Saratoga has been home to various businesses over the years. Built in 1903, it served as a theater at one time. In the late 1990s and early 2000s, it found new...

Thoughts of a Warm Destination

Anyone who knows me is aware that I love warm weather. I think it goes back to the fact that I lived in Houston from ages three to 10. Before that, it was Florida for a year. Plus, even after my...

Hold on to Your Hat; preserving local history

The burdensome task of preserving local history has been made easier with new technology. It will be applied to help record and save several valuable historic collections. A program on digitizing...

SMHS honors Veterans at assembly

Assistant Principal Zack Schmidt of Saratoga High School opened the special assembly to honor our Veterans by reminding students why we celebrate Veterans Day. He stated, "Today it is our privilege...

Warriors, Cow Creek, trampoline and fish record

100 Years Ago November 13, 1919 Warriors In Gay Uniforms Soldiers of Uncle Sam in Samoa Make Picturesque Appearance On Parade Ground The Fita-Fitas, or native soldiers of American Samoa, are considered the most picturesque of all the American Army....

Giving the greatest gift

Staff Report What if you were told an hour of your time could change someone’s life? In the time it takes you to read this article, nearly 100 people will receive lifesaving blood transfusions. By taking just an hour or so to donate, you will do...

VSO completes plans for Giving Tree

The holidays are rapidly approaching, and the Valley Service Organization (VSO) has started work on the 2019 Platte Valley Giving Tree, a community-wide project to ensure no Valley child goes without Christmas. Kassey Westring, chairman of the...

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