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 By Joshua Wood    Sports    March 13, 2019

Hunter wins state title

Following a weekend in Riverton to compete in the State Tournament, Saratoga speech and debate team returned with one of the four members seeing success in two categories. "Kaylyn (Hunter) was our...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    March 13, 2019

Transfer turnaways

It was a quick meeting of the Upper Platte River Solid Waste Disposal District (UPRSWDD) at the Riverside Town Hall on March 6. The majority of the board was in attendance, with Riverside...

 

A show of Valley hospitality

It's not everyday that a group of students get the opportunity to present their culinary skills at a state event. On Jan. 29, however, students of Cheryl "Mo" Munroe who attend Encampment K-12 School...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Business    March 13, 2019

Koyoty blooms in old Flower Pot

The process of moving a business can often be an arduous task. When Koyoty Sports and Trophy Room Artistry moved in 2015, it was from just south of Saratoga to Bridge Street. For three years, Warden...

 

Conserving family history

The Upper North Platte River Valley, much like the rest of Wyoming, is filled with family histories that are an integral part of the history of the area as well. The descendants of original...

 

A love for leather

Toni Tolle may not be a native to the Platte Valley, having moved to Encampment in February 2018, but she is a native to the world of agriculture and the West. Born and raised in Hereford, Texas, Toll...

 

Ranch hand sings lessons learned

The economics of ranching are, to put it simply, complex. Whether it's a ranch that's been family owned for over a century or an operation that spans hundreds, if not thousands, of acres, the issues...

 

Abuzz about agriculture

It is no accident that we use the term "busy as a bee" when talking about how active and hard working someone is. Bees are, and have been, one of the hardest working and most efficient pollinators in...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    March 13, 2019

CCSD2 Schools Closed

*UPDATED 3/13/2019 6:18 p.m. Due to inclement weather conditions, Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) Superintendent Jim Copeland has directed that all CCSD2 schools will remain closed today.... Full story

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    March 6, 2019

Fighting to the final second

A season that started with running clocks for the Encampment Tigers came to an end with an overtime buzzer beater shot on Saturday night in the Casper Events Center. The Tigers, who went through...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    March 6, 2019

Outlaw leads to State

Over the weekend, the four member Saratoga speech team traveled the shortest distance it has all season as they went to Rawlins to complete in the Outlaw Invite. While there, sophomore Shelby Randall...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    March 6, 2019

CCSD2 asked about land lease

As the number of wind energy companies interested in the area in and around the small town of Medicine Bow, the requests to lease property has continued to increase. During the last meeting of the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    February 27, 2019

Meningitis concern in north county

By Joshua Wood A fourth grade student from Hanna Elementary School (HES) is in recovery following a diagnosis of bacterial meningitis that was reported by Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2)... Full story

 

Contract talks

When the Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) Board of Trustees brought the contract for Linda Butler up for a motion, it was met with an awkward silence. Butler’s contract was the only...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    February 27, 2019

Tapping into OBC

For several months, the Carbon County Impact Joint Powers Board (CCIJPB) has expressed a desire to speak with a representative from the Old Baldy Club (OBC) in regards to their outdated billing, an is...

 

Carrying the torch of history

“Virginia Dale had been more successful at another time and place. (Jack) Slade was taken prisoner and plans were to lynch him. The condemned had persuaded his guards to send for his beautiful wife... Full story

 

Riding the pigtail

For the first time in 13 years, the Saratoga Lady Panthers were able to make it to the 1A West Regional Tournament. While they didn't make it past the Consolation semi-finals, Heather Bartlett, head...

 

Honing skills

This weekend, the Saratoga Speech Team will be heading up to Rawlins to take part in the Outlaw Invite. On Feb. 15 and 16, the team headed up to Worland to compete in their invite. The team, which is...

 

Planning for the future

On the night of Feb. 18, the Encampment Lady Tigers traveled to Hanna, Elk Mountain and Medicine Bow (HEM) High School to play the Saratoga Lady Panthers to determine who would go to the 1A West...

 

Plusses from minuses

It can be hard to find positives when your season comes to an end sooner than you’d like, but that’s exactly what the Saratoga Panthers and their head coach, Jason Williams, are doing following...

 

Tigers to State

The Encampment Tigers are heading to the State Championship in Casper following a successful weekend at the 1A West Regional Tournament in Lander where they were able to defeat the No. 4 Northwest...

 

Two point turnout

It was a battle of wills on Thursday evening as the Saratoga Panthers hosted their Valley and conference rivals, the Encampment Tigers (20-1, 7-1). Despite the best efforts of the Panthers, the match...

 

Tigers in top spot headed to West Regionals

The Encampment Tigers remain No. 1 as they head into the 1A West Regional Tournament following a slim victory against the Saratoga Panthers (10-9, 2-6) on Thursday. Along with their win against the...

 

Lady Panthers headed to Lander

For their final home game of the season, the Saratoga Lady Panthers secured their first conference win of the season as they hosted the Encampment Lady Tigers (7-14. 1-7) on Thursday. The win against...

 

Lady Tigers' short-handed season ends

The Encampment Lady Tigers suffered a loss to their Valley and conference rivals, the Saratoga Lady Panthers (4-15, 1-7) on Thursday evening, but were able to celebrate a victory on their final home g...

 

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