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 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...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    April 22, 2020

Impact payments on the way

The US Government has started issuing Economic Impact Payments to help people with the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible taxpayers who filed tax returns for either 2019 or 2018 will...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    April 15, 2020

Splish, Splash!

The North Platte River received some unexpected traffic early Thursday, April 9, as a semi-truck and trailer plunged into its frigid waters near Fort Steele. The sight must have been something to...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    April 15, 2020

Phoning it in

The Town of Riverside implemented a web based video conferencing application, Zoom, for the meeting on April 9, 2020. Limited seating was still available for any members of the public that wished to...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    April 15, 2020

Encampment suspends late fees

While the Encampment Town Council meeting on April 9, 2020 was still open to the public, as government business is exempt from the State Health Officer’s order, seating was limited and spaced apart...

 
 By Dana Davis    Lifestyles    April 8, 2020

An angelic dish

As promised in my previous column “Florentine it,” I am going to share another way to add vegetables to a picky eater’s diet. Use spaghetti squash instead of pasta. This substitution also helps...

 
 By Dana Davis    Opinion    March 25, 2020

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....

 
 By Dana Davis    News    March 18, 2020

Ranches and condos at commission

Bob Smith, owner of the Roan Hill Ranch Guesthouse was represented at the March 10th Planning Commission meeting by legal council, Jon Schnal who moved to dismiss a complaint regarding horse nuisance....

 
 By Dana Davis    News    March 18, 2020

It takes a village

After the financials were read and approved during the Encampment Town Council meeting on March 11, the floor was opened to guests attending the meeting. Josh Saier and Crystal Gillen of the Sierra...

 

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