Governor Gordon extends statewide closures to April 17

On Friday afternoon (March 27), Governor Mark Gordon issued a statement that he was extending the date of three statewide health orders through April 17. All three orders, the most recent of which... Full story

Third confirmed case of COVID-19 in Carbon County

Late Tuesday night (March 24), the Carbon County COVID-19 Incident Management Team issued a press release stating that local health officials had been notified by the Wyoming Department of Health of... Full story

Governor Gordon issues third executive order for COVID-19

Less than a week since issuing his first executive order in conjunction with State Health Officer Alexia Harrist, Governor Mark Gordon has issued his third one this evening, March 24. The order takes... Full story

COVID-19 confirmed in Carbon County

In less than a week, Wyoming has seen a rapid increase in the amount of confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as testing continues throughout the state. In that time, Carbon County has... Full story

What to do if you feel sick

Nobody likes getting a cold or flu at this time of year but, when the weather changes from cold to warm, it happens. Unfortunately, with COVID-19 lurking throughout the country and certain parts of... Full story

Talking 'bout a resolution

Unlike more recent meetings of the Saratoga Town Council, the March 17 meeting of the governing body was under 30 minutes due to concerns over the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Despite...

Adapt and overcome

On Thursday afternoon, a joint order from Governor Mark Gordon and State Health Officer Alexia Harrist directed restaurants, bars and other public spaces in Wyoming to close their doors. In the case...

Keeping the Valley supplied

As the Valley continues to cope with the ongoing uncertainty caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the two grocery stores in Saratoga continue to try and meet the needs of their customers...

Mental health in the time of COVID-19

By now, we have all seen the news and heard countless coverage on the COVID-19 situation. However, there is something else that is spreading among us, and that is fear. The amount of emotional and mental energy fear and worry take is quite...

The rapid pace of change

Are you feeling a little overwhelmed at the moment with everything that’s been going on recently? Well, you’re not alone. When I left the office on March 13, I probably should’ve taken the...

The coronavirus: Pandemic? Overreaction? Government inside job?

By Dr. Dean Bartholomew I personally and professionally have struggled with how to think about the novel 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Let me share with you where I am with COVID-19: It is a...

Toilet Paper Panic

I have talked about toilet paper more in the past week than I have probably ever before in my life! The COVID-19 virus does not even have symptoms that would require the use of extra toilet paper....

You've got the 'flu' boy

As history repeats itself, I thought this article in the December 12, 1918 issue of the Saratoga Sun is worth passing along. The article reads: "You certainly won't want to contract the flu after...

Returning home amid crisis

Karen Heath, the town clerk/treasurer of Medicine Bow, was invited by her niece to take a dream vacation to Iceland flying out March 11. "My niece's husband wanted to give her a great birthday...

James Ellis "Jim" Herring

James Ellis (Jim) Herring, 88, passed away March 18, 2020 at the Saratoga Care Center. He was born to Clarence (Breezy) and Stephana Herring on October, 8, 1931 in Saratoga, Wyoming. He was the... Full story

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