Articles written by Dick Perue

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 By Dick Perue    News    November 30, 2023 

Come in out of the cold for free, hot meal Dec. 4

Come in out of the cold and gather at the table for a warming meal of lasagna, salad, garlic bread, dessert and drinks Monday, Dec. 4th, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. in the Saratoga Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, Third & Bridge streets. All are...

 By Dick Perue    News    November 9, 2023

Experience "Riding the Stage" at Saratoga Library Nov. 16th

History buffs and folks interested in this area’s pictorial heritage are invited to climb aboard the stage running from Walcott Junction, Wyo., to Pearl, Colo., Thursday evening, Nov. 16th....


Carbon County Museums welcome Michael Amundson

Three Carbon County Museums are included on the schedule of historian Michael Amundson, the University of Wyoming Press’ (UWyoP) first author, who is touring Wyoming this month to present a program featuring UWyoP’s first book, “The Art and Lif...

 By Dick Perue    Lifestyles    June 16, 2022

For Marty, From C.J. Box

Saturday afternoon C. J. Box autographed his latest book-Shadows Reel-"Rest in Peace" to undoubtedly his biggest fan, Marty Perue, who passed away just two days after she had finished reading her favo...


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 read...

 By Dick Perue    News    February 8, 2017

Matman memories

A tribute to the late Dale Federer, founder of the Saratoga High School wrestling program, will be heldthis weekend during the 2017 Carbon County Invitational held at the Panther Den in Saratoga.... Full story

 By Dick Perue    News    February 8, 2017

Library programs set

Enrichment programs at the Saratoga Branch Library were developed Jan. 23 during the quarterly meeting of Friends of the Saratoga Library (FOL). At this session, members established February and... Full story


Behind the barbed wire

Manpower shortages during World War II led to establishment of a prisoner of war camp at Ryan Park, Wyo., in the Medicine Bow mountains of southern Wyoming, according to a 1943 article in the Saratoga Sun. While a camp, the facility housed Italian,... Full story


Saratoga Museum trek to explore Crossing Upper North Platte River at Pick

Perils and joys of crossing the wide, wild, roaring Upper North Platte River by Native Americans, explorers, emigrants, settlers, ranchers or families in the late 1800's will be related to those...


Postcards of the past

A historic graduation announcement proclaims, "The Class of 1910 of the Saratoga High School requests your presence at the Commencement Exercises to be held at Jensen Hall Thursday evening, May 19th...

 By Dick Perue    News    August 27, 2014

Trek to explore old crossings

Perils and joys of crossing the Upper North Platte River by Indians, explorers, emigrants, settlers, ranchers, or families in the late 1800s will be related to those attending the Saratoga Museum...

 By Dick Perue    News    July 16, 2014

Ken Olson selected as GECG Outfit's 2014 Carbon County Pioneer

Saratoga area native and life-long rancher Ken Olson has been selected as this year's Grand Encampment Cowboy Gathering (GECB) Outfit Carbon County Pioneer. He will be honored during intermission of...

 By Dick Perue    Opinion    March 19, 2014

Former editor enjoys column

Letter to editor: Mike of‚“DUNN in the SUN”: Great column defending and supporting teachers. As usual I have to add my two cents worth which relates to your situation. Years ago, back when I was a newspaper reporter, I was covering the local... Full story

 By Dick Perue    News    November 27, 2013

Let's all give Thanks

Compiled by Dick Perue Dear Lord: We thank you for our many gifts and talents, great life, good friends and family, and, most of all, a bountiful harvest by both hunter and gatherer. Plus, THANKS, for our savior Jesus Christ.—Amen. Years ago... Full story


'Killed by Indians' grave stone missing from Emigrant's Cemetery

Folks attending the history trek to Emigrant’s Crossing on the Overland Trail Saturday will discover that a piece of history is missing. Gone is the “Killed by Indians” headstone from the Emigrant Cemetery. The incident has been reported to the... Full story


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