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 By Joshua Wood    News    January 26, 2022 

For the republic

The Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) have officially declared Carbon County a “Constitutional Republic County”. The declaration came via a resolution passed on January 18 which had...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Opinion    January 26, 2022 

Farewell, Elva

“How’s the most beautiful woman in all the Valley?” That was how I would greet Elva Evans whenever I saw her around town. Whenever I’d say that, she’d get a big grin on her face and laugh...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    January 26, 2022 

Saratoga demands a recount

The Town of Saratoga will be joining an effort to contest the results of the 2020 Census. During the January 18 meeting of Saratoga's governing body, Mayor Creed James informed the rest of the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    January 26, 2022 

Panthers go 1-1 in conference games

The walls of the Panther Den reverberated with the raucous roars of Saratoga Panther fans as the team hosted two conference rivals for two barn burners this past weekend. On Friday, Saratoga hosted...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    January 26, 2022 

Encampment dealt narrow losses

The Encampment Tigers were dealt two homecoming heartbreakers this past week as they hosted two conference rivals. In both games, the Tigers appeared to have victory in their grasp until the final...

 

A Starr turns 90

On January 31, Merle (Ward) Starr will celebrate her 90th birthday. Though she may not have the deep roots other families in the Valley claim, Merle has been a lifelong Saratoga resident having been b...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    January 19, 2022

Who's conflicted?

Who does and who does not have a conflict of interest was at least one highlight of discussion during the January 12 meeting of the Saratoga-Carbon County Impact Joint Powers Board (SCCIJPB). As the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    January 19, 2022

Panthers take down two

The Saratoga Panthers stretched their legs this past weekend as they took on two non-conference opponents at home and on the road. Both games provided the Panthers an opportunity to get some time on...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    January 19, 2022

Tigers split the weekend

The Encampment Tigers were dealt another conference loss this weekend as they split their matches between a non-conference away game on Friday and a conference home game on Saturday. While the Tigers...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    January 12, 2022

A push for Pickett

After more than a decade languishing in the pre-planning stages, Never Forget Park in Memory of Tyler Pickett may finally become a reality this spring.  During the January 4 meeting of the Saratoga...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    January 12, 2022

Endemic vs. Pandemic

Omicron has officially been detected in Carbon County.  The Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) were updated on the detection of the most recent, and highly contagious, variant of the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    January 12, 2022

Paying for politics

As the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Corporations Committee continues to discuss and debate their current redistricting efforts, the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) are concerned the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    January 12, 2022

Saratoga moves forward on Spring Street

Though the New Year has just begun, concerns over being unable to get on a construction schedule this year has motivated the Town of Saratoga to move quickly on the replacement of the Spring Street...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    January 12, 2022

Panthers secure conference win

The Saratoga Panthers came out of their holiday break with a split weekend as they hosted one game and traveled for another. On Friday, the Panthers hosted their Valley and conference rivals, the Enca...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    January 12, 2022

Tigers out of holiday break

The Encampment Tigers split their weekend with a loss and a win as they were hosted by the Saratoga Panthers on Friday and hosted the Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) Miners on Saturday....

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    January 5, 2022

Up in flames

At approximately 7 p.m. on December 28, 2021, the Saratoga Volunteer Fire Department was called to 308 N. State Street in Saratoga for a trailer fire at Dan's Trucking.  The call was placed by...

 

New year, new you?

As people prepare for each New Year, a seemingly common resolution is to go to the gym more often. The Saratoga Recreation Department is looking to make that resolution just a little bit easier by...

 

Ready to balance the books

Lindsey West may be the newest face leading the Carbon County Treasurer's Office, but she isn't new to county government. West was appointed to the position of Carbon County Treasurer by the Board of...

 

Director checks out

For more than five years, Jacob Mickelsen led the Carbon County Library System as director. He starts the New Year with a new position, departing his home state of Wyoming for Loveland, Colorado. The...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 29, 2021

Renaming Pickett Park

For over a decade, as a park in memory of Staff Sergeant Tyler Pickett has been discussed, planned and a seemingly far-off dream, it has gone through many names. During that time, it has often been...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 29, 2021

Saratoga to begin 6th penny projects

The Saratoga Town Council and the Saratoga-Carbon County Impact Joint Powers Board (SCCIJPB) are beginning to look at projects for the One Percent Specific Purpose Sales and Use Tax (6th penny tax)....

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 29, 2021

Commissioners to remain with Sun

The Saratoga Sun will, again, remain the official publication of the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) following their December 21 meeting.  The commissioners voted unanimously to remain...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 22, 2021

Mandate versus choice

Though the majority of their staff are vaccinated against COVID-19, Memorial Hospital of Carbon County (MHCC) is pleased with the injunction against a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) va...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 22, 2021

Carbon County to receive opioid settlement

While Wyoming and the rest of the country are currently dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, the opioid epidemic has raged on in the background.  In April 2018, the Board of Carbon County...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 22, 2021

Public health suspends traveling clinics

A vaccine clinic held on November 18 at the Platte Valley Community Center may be the last traveling clinic for the foreseeable future.  During the December 7 meeting of the Board of Carbon County Co...

 

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