Deal or no deal

It appears the recreational vehicle (RV) park saga might not be over yet. Over the past year, JaJaCa Properties owners James (Jimmy) Campbell and Jamie Campbell have attempted to construct a new RV...

Neimark signs off

Hanna Marshal Jeff Neimark put in his last day in law enforcement on May 11. The town gave Neimark a small send off party to show their gratitude for his 13 years of service to the town. All told,...

No work on Saturdays

The Hanna Town Council met on June 8 at the Hanna Town Hall. Councilmember Bill Dys and Mayor Lois Buchanan were present. Councilmember Tracy Fowler was present by phone. Council members Jayson...

Helping mental health

Due to a growing demand for mental health treatment options across the United States, particularly in rural areas, Memorial Hospital of Carbon County is implementing the MHCC Health and Wellness Center. Services will initially be based from the...

Ducks and squalls

The headache of Senate File 60 and ad valorem taxes is continuing for county treasurers and will likely turn into one for county assessors as well. At the June 1 meeting of the Board of Carbon County...

Preparing for a light show

With Independence Day just around the corner, the desire to light off fireworks is likely increasing for individuals and commercial entities alike.  Each year, businesses such as Brush Creek Ranch,...

WIC Program gets temporary boost

Monthly benefits for families participating in the Wyoming WIC Program, which is operated by the Wyoming Department of Health, will see a significant temporary boost over the next few months. The Wyoming WIC Program—also known as the Special...

Wyoming launches drought resources website

On June 9, Governor Mark Gordon announced the launch of a new website which would provide detailed, updated information on drought conditions in Wyoming. Developed through a collaboration of multiple state and federal agencies, drought.wyo.gov will...

Hit the brakes or reduce speed?

It is really quite interesting how one’s perspective affects their experiences. While I was not absent from the pages of the Saratoga Sun last week, I was absent from the office itself. I had...

Poverty of time describes these go-go and rush-rush times

“Time sure does change things,” said an airline passenger to his companion. “When I was a boy, I used to sit in a flat-bottomed boat on that lake down there below and fish.  Every time a plane flew over I’d look up and wish I were in it....

Hanna goes international

The Hanna Basin Museum was recently given access to an audience in the millions.  ARD German Radio & TV is the largest public broadcasting network in Europe. It serves 60 plus radio stations...

A model dedication

It is all too easy to become mesmerized by the various historical collections and exhibits at the Grand Encampment Museum in Encampment, Wyoming. On June 9, the museum added yet another one, which...

Doris Rae Davis

Doris Rae Davis went home to meet our Heavenly Father and to be reunited with her beloved husband Fred on Monday June 8, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents Ruben and Elsie Bushweiler,...

Studying increase in wildfires

Last fall, the Mullen fire west of Laramie raged for the better part of two months, burning more than 176,000 acres and 70 structures in Carbon and Albany counties, and in Jackson County, Colorado. Unfortunately, this scenario was typical during...

Farver awarded scholarship

The Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation recently awarded $5,500 in college scholarships to young Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation members. “Education of any type is important to our members,” said Todd Fornstrom, Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation (WyFB)...

A Love of volunteering

Each year, the Valley Service Organization (VSO) presents two awards in May. The first is the Woman of Distinction, which goes to a woman or group of women who have had a positive impact on the North...

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