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Easter services, events

As one of Christianity’s main Holy Weeks arrives, many area churches are offering special services. Other organizations are holding Easter egg hunts. Following is a list of those services and... Full story

 
 By Keith McLendon    News    April 17, 2019 

Dollars and documents

The South Central Wyoming Emergency Medical Services (SCWEMS) board met at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 9 at the Riverside Town Hall. All members of the board were present with the exception of Ralph...

 
 By Keith McLendon    News    April 10, 2019

Firing numbers at ISC

The Industrial Siting Council (ISC) held a pre-trial meeting Wednesday April 3 at the Platte Valley Community Center (PVCC) Theater to line up exhibits and witnesses for the hearing on the TransWest E...

 

This is Wyoming. act accordingly

There is a local restaurant that frequently uses the motto: “This is Wyoming. Act accordingly.” While I find that exceedingly amusing, I got to thinking about what exactly that entails. Following...

 

Open for business

"Saratoga will have the greatest pool players in the world, per capita, during the Wyoming Open," this from Wyoming Open Director Monte Thayer as he describes the numerous professionals and Hall of Fa...

 

Tigers 'fast track' two

A balmy weekend greeted the Encampment track team in Casper as they brought 12 athletes to compete at the Natrona Invitational held Saturday. The springlike weather may have encouraged Lizzi James...

 

Early meet sends two to State

The Saratoga Panthers track team ventured to Casper over the weekend to participate in the National Invitational. During the trip the team introduced two athletes to the list of those prequalified...

 
 By Keith McLendon    News    March 27, 2019

Survey and slides

The Healthcare Sustainability Project Subcommittee (HSPS) met at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday during an open meeting which had been rescheduled from the previous Wednesday due to the snow storm that hit on...

 

Scouting for leaders

The Saratoga Lions Club is hosting a meeting to gauge interest in establishing a new Cub Scouts troop. The Lions Club had held both a Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts charter for 30 years. The last Cub...

 

Are you ready for some (more) FOOTBALL?

Apparently America can’t get enough football. Well, at least the organizers of the new Alliance of American Football think so. The Alliance of American Football (or, because all sports leagues must...

 
 By Keith McLendon    News    March 6, 2019

Here for veterans

Eight Veterans Administration (VA) representatives were at the Platte Valley Clinic Feb. 26 to discuss ways they could work with the local clinic and to spread information about programs that are...

 

Healthcare a tax issue?

The Healthcare Sustainability Project Subcommittee (HSPS) met Wednesday, Feb. 13 at the Platte Valley Community Center to discuss progress on healthcare in the Platte Valley and take questions on the...

 

Table weighed down

In an approximately 20-minute Saratoga Planning Commission meeting every item on the agenda was tabled. During the Feb. 12 meeting, the commission briefly discussed four agenda items and decided that...

 

Gaits and gates in 3D

This year, Saratoga Skijoring went 3D. In previous years, there were Novice, Intermediate, and Expert classes a team could enter. A team might enter the “Intermediate” division and have a time...

 

Care center among state's bests

The Saratoga Care Center was recently listed in U.S. News and World Report Nursing Home Finder as one of the top nursing homes in Wyoming for 2018-2019. The ranking is based on a data-driven...

 

Rampages down Pat

I got a text with a meme in it from a friend the Monday after the Eneffelle division championships were completed last Sunday. It was a photo of Forrest Gump. Above the photo were the words, “and...

 

Healthcare, take III

The Healthcare Sustainability Project (HSP) subcommittee held their third open meeting January 16 at the Platte Valley Community Center to provide updates on the state of healthcare in the Valley and...

 

Horror in the Valley

The monstrous seeds were planted in Riverside. As a boy, Max Weiland would listen to his brother, Erik, scare him to sleep with tales from H.P. Lovecraft, a renowned horror writer of the 1920s pulp...

 

MOU prompts discussion

The Saratoga Planning commission met for their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, Jan. 8. Committee members Jim Beckmann, Chris Duke and Tom Westring were in attendance as Commission Chairman Jon...

 

Students of health

University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy students, and their counterparts from Howard University College of Pharmacy, have been participating in the Health Equity Leadership Program, an innovative...

 

A 'peak' at physical therapy

During recent health care meetings a call for more and expanded physical therapy services was raised. Laramie Peak Therapies (LPT) in Saratoga has recently expanded staff and equipment in an effort...

 

The week between Christmas

Amid the week after Christmas, piles of wrapping in bags, shiny paper and boxes in trash with the tags. Sad little scissors sit broken and bent, from clamshell packaging--they don’t make a dent....

 

Asking and answering

A civil and amicable meeting was held Wednesday at the Platte Valley Community Center to further discuss the future of healthcare in the Platte Valley and surrounding areas. The Healthcare...

 

This is a very important message ...

This is an important message. Please do not hang up the phone … *CLICK.* That “click” was me hanging up the phone. I am pretty sure you have received these annoying calls yourself. I have...

 

Freedom of info key at landfill meeting

Freedom of information became the central focus at the Upper Platte River Solid Waste Disposal District (UPRSWDD) meeting which began at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Saratoga Town Hall. Though the meeting...

 

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