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Outgoing mayor feels transparency has been good

Editor Kudos goes out to Union Wireless and Carbon County School District 2 for bringing in Craig Conrad to not only speak with the students but to share with families during the back to school picnic. I hope that the students got as much out of...

 By John Zeiger    Opinion    June 4, 2014

Mayor explains reasons behind franchise fee

Editor, In the next couple months the council will be considering if the town is going to start charging a franchise fee to Carbon Power and Light for the use of town easement/right-of-ways for their power lines. If the decision is made to charge a...

 By John Zeiger    Opinion    May 14, 2014

Bicyclists can get tickets, too

Editor A long standing joke in Wyoming has always been: How do you tell it is spring time in Wyoming? The license plates turn green!! The other thing that we see when it turns spring in Saratoga is more people of all ages riding their bikes. There...

 By John Zeiger    Opinion    April 23, 2014

Mayor wants Saratogans to be nicer

Editor. I recently listened to a presentation from a gentleman that had moved to Saratoga a number of years ago to help an organization get back on their feet. The first day that he was here he was approached by a long time resident of Saratoga and...

 By John Zeiger    Opinion    April 9, 2014

Employees appreciate boss who takes time to listen

Editor, The first reality television show was Candid Camera that started back in 1947. In 2002 another reality show “Survival” saw the largest ever television audience for their first episode. We now have such reality shows as Duck Dynasty,...

 By John Zeiger    Opinion    March 5, 2014

Letters to the editor

Editor, I just wanted to say thank you to the Saratoga Sun, for publishing the findings from the Town of Saratoga’s audit. The audit has always been available for public inspection but we have never published it in the paper. In the last nine... Full story


Mayor learns a lesson from speech students

Editor: Instead of talking about a town issue I thought I would comment on my experience this past weekend. I had the opportunity to judge for the speech meet in Rawlins. When I was asked to do so I must admit I had reservations as I have never... Full story

 By John Zeiger    Opinion    January 1, 2014

Mayor states his case for Ordinance 822

Editor I would like to explain the reasoning behind Ordinance 822, as I said in the council meeting one of the main reasons for introducing the ordinance is the concerns I have over Conflict of Interest with board members discussing or voting on... Full story


Mayor explains minute's exclusions

Editor, Writing a letter to the editor is a lot like posting on Facebook, once you hit the submit button it’s there for everybody to see. I have no plans to stop doing both of these. At the December 17th meeting it was questioned why comments made... Full story


Mayor looking forward to team approach with WAM and WCCA

Editor, I spent last Tuesday evening and Wednesday with the Wyoming Association of Municipalities board interviewing 5 potential candidates for the position of Executive Coordinator of WAM. The WAM board was divided into four separate panels and... Full story


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