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 By Dana Davis    News    November 18, 2020

Encampment opposes new tower

Encampment Mayor Greg Salisbury was not present for the town council meeting on November 12,. Councilmember Gary Stull acted as mayor pro-tem. After the minutes and financials were reviewed and...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    November 18, 2020

Riverside accepts funds

The Riverside Town Council meeting began with discussion over the moneys the Town of Riverside has received. Mayor LeRoy Stephenson happily said, in regards to the Chokecherry wind energy project,...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    October 14, 2020

Classic contract expired

Yvonne Johnson, Carbon County Economic Development Corporation Director, was present at the October 8 Riverside Town Council meeting to introduce herself to the council and touch on topics on which...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    October 7, 2020

Encampment accepts bid

The Encampment Town Council held a special meeting October 1, 2020 to decide which bid to accept for a new truck for Police Chief Kevin Shue. The meeting lasted less than 10 minutes. Shue said that...

 
 By Dana Davis    Business    October 7, 2020

Comfort in hard times

It may seem odd for a coroner to hold an open house but that is exactly what Carbon County Coroner Paul Zamora did this past Saturday. Even though he was unable to attend, the event was a success....

 
 By Dana Davis    News    September 23, 2020

Riverside moves funds

The September 9, 2020 Riverside Town Council meeting was short but industrious. The meeting opened with a Public Hearing for the transfer of liquor license for the Mangy Moose. Having submitted the pr...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    September 23, 2020

"Do ruffle the feathers"

by Dana Davis Mayor Greg Salisbury was unable to attend the Encampment Town Council meeting on September 9, 2020. Councilmember Bill Craig acted as mayor pro-tem. After the expedient approval of the...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    August 19, 2020

Better than a letter

The Riverside Town Council gained another council member at the August 13, 2020 meeting. According to LeRoy Stephenson, Mayor of Riverside, Mark Helwick didn’t exactly submit a letter of interest...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    August 5, 2020

Mangy Moose approved

A special meeting of the Riverside Town Council was held on July 28, 2020 to revisit the liquor license for the Mangy Moose since the Wyoming Liquor Commission informed the Council that it is not...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    August 5, 2020

Park it, mister

The Planning Commission meeting on July 14, 2020 started with a public hearing regarding the horses on Robert Smith’s property where he runs a bed and breakfast. There had been a nuisance complaint...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    July 22, 2020

Liquor license questions remain

The majority of discussion at the Riverside Town Council meeting on July 16, 2020 centered around the question of whether or not to renew the liquor license for the Mangy Moose. Many were in attendanc...

 
 By Dana Davis    Lifestyles    June 24, 2020

Citizens organized to see violence ended

On Wednesday June 17, 2020 Citizens Organized to see Violence Ended (COVE) held a meet and greet for volunteers. The turn out was better than expected with not only volunteers from Rawlins, but...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    June 17, 2020

Financial talk takes off

The Airport Board meeting of June 10, 2020 began with discussion of an aircraft rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) truck that Riverton, Wyoming is getting rid of. Jon Nelson, council representative, said...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    June 17, 2020

Duck, duck NO

There were two public hearings during the June 10, 2020 Saratoga Planning Commission meeting. both of which progressed quickly. The issue of Saratoga’s lack of off-street parking was briefly...

 
 By Dana Davis    Education    June 17, 2020

Herring runs to Central

Jarom Herring, 2020 graduate of Encampment High School, was awarded a scholarship with Central Wyoming College (CWC) for cross country running with the option of competing in indoor and outdoor...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    June 10, 2020

Surviving the ordeal

Phyllis Cook, resident of Ryan Park, contacted The Saratoga Sun to provide additional details of the accident that took place at Kum & Go on Monday, June 3, 2020. Phyllis and Bruce Cook were the...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    June 10, 2020

Free Fishing Day

Every year in Wyoming the first Saturday in June is designated as a free fishing day. Any one wishing to, can fish the lakes and rivers of Wyoming without a fishing license with a few exceptions....

 
 By Dana Davis    News    June 3, 2020

Mettle amid the wreck

Two booms, dust and a flash. That is how Rick Hughes described the accident that shook Saratoga on Monday morning. Hughes was standing just inside the door of his insurance agency when a car passed...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    May 20, 2020

Maintain and stay firm

The Encampment Town Council meeting was held on May 14, 2020. It was decided that, since the COVID-19 pandemic has made everything so uncertain, the dredging project would be postponed. Jon Nelson of...

 
 By Dana Davis    Lifestyles    May 20, 2020

Sifting through Sandy Beach

On Monday May 18, 2020 several families volunteered to clean up Sandy Beach. Christy Keel organized a group of moms in effort to make the beach safer for kids since her son cut his foot on some...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    May 20, 2020

Airport Board discusses funding fencing

The Airport Board meeting on Wednesday, May 13 2020 was a little over two hours long in which time, many topics were discussed but not many decisions were actually made. One thing that was...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    May 20, 2020

Eventful in Riverside

The Riverside Town Council meeting on May 14, 2020 went swiftly and orderly as ever. After the minutes were approved and the financials were passed as presented, Helen Weiland of the South Central...

 
 By Dana Davis    Lifestyles    May 13, 2020

National Day of Prayer

The first Thursday in May was designated as the National Day of Prayer by President Harry Truman on April 17, 1952. However, the tradition goes back to President Abraham Lincoln who had established a...

 

A couple's retreat at the Osprey Nest

A pair of Osprey have made the nesting platform on Pic Pike Road their home. The couple have been seen soaring around the area for several days. Carbon Power and Light took the initiative to give the...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    April 29, 2020

Animal carcasses disposed outside Saratoga

The weather was beautiful and what should have been a pleasant drive down County Road 385 was marred by a grotesque sight this past weekend. Approximately two miles outside of Saratoga, the remains...

 

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