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 By Keith McLendon    News    July 31, 2019

Angus turns 100

Though the current location of American Legion Post 54 “just across the bridge” has been a fixture since 1991, the Post itself has held a location in Saratoga for 98 years and it turns 100 this...

 

Rawlins rivalry renewed

A Saratoga/Rawlins rivalry is starting up again. No, it’s not like the Hatfields and McCoys this time, it’s coed softball to raise funds for a favorite cause in each municipality. The Saratoga...

 

A yardstick of yardwork

Lawn mowing began in stone age times as dinosaurs were strapped to carts to munch on the greenery around stone dwellings. I know this because I saw it in a documentary called “The Flintstones....

 
 By Keith McLendon    News    July 24, 2019

Bye the numbers

The newly renamed Platte Valley Healthcare Project (PVHP-formerly the Healthcare Sustainability Project Subcommittee) held their monthly meeting 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 17 in the Platte Valley...

 
 By Keith McLendon    News    July 17, 2019

Shooting, bombing planned

The group met to plan a bombing. Picking an experienced shooter was also added to the blueprint. No, the scene was not a surly group of terrorists meeting in an abandoned warehouse-but a gathering...

 

Where the Spirit moves you

Susan Dyer was ordained as a vocational deacon in Colorado in 2000. Dyer worked in this position in the larger suburban Denver area helping out as a hospice chaplain, hospital chaplain and homeless...

 

A Monumental Day

On a bright Saturday morning, June 29, around 33 people interested in learning about the past gathered at the Saratoga museum for a trek to area burial places to soak up information about local cemete...

 

Rising to the future

On June 11 the trio of Christina Barrineau, Aquatic Habitat Biologist for Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD), Joe Parsons, District Manager for the Saratoga-Encampment-Rawlins Conservation...

 
 By Keith McLendon    News    June 19, 2019

Three for 33

A full three member Saratoga Planning Commission met for 33 minutes starting at 5:30 p.m. on June 11. Though there were three public hearings for variances, permits or amendments on the schedule,...

 

The spring in Wyoming's step

There are a few sure signs of springtime in Wyoming. Of course, with the oddly winterlike conditions we have had (interspersed with rare spots of sunshine) lately, it is kind of hard to believe...

 
 By Keith McLendon    News    June 19, 2019

Sites and sounds at healthcare meeting

The Platte Valley Healthcare Sustainability Project Subcommittee (HSPS) held another open meeting at the Platte Valley Community Center (PVCC) on June 12 wherein HSPS Chairman Will Faust announced...

 
 By Keith McLendon    Opinion    May 29, 2019

I call shenanigans

I want to apologize for the paper being late last week. Apparently the delivery driver felt it was unsafe for him to bring us our papers in a timely manner. Don’t worry. I let the organization we...

 

Kids Fishing Day June 1

Anyone wanting to give Wyoming fishing a try are reminded that Wyoming free fishing day is Saturday, June 1. On that day no license is required for both residents and nonresidents.  The Saratoga Lion...

 

A 'green' start to summer

In 1977 Saratoga Lions Club members Avon Brock, Bob Randall, and Jim Hull got together with other Lions Club members and came up with the idea for the Junior Golf Program both to teach the sport and...

 
 By Keith McLendon    News    May 15, 2019

Back and forth at HSPS meeting

The largest turnout yet was seen at a Healthcare Sustainability Project Subcommittee (HSPS) meeting held Wednesday, May 8 at the Platte Valley Community Center to hear about a proposed Critical...

 
 By Keith McLendon    Opinion    May 8, 2019

Back it up

Apparently, if you write a column about how everyone should be nice to one another, you will be tested. I had a situation recently in which I either backed up my pretty talk or proved myself a hypocri... Full story

 
 By Keith McLendon    News    May 1, 2019

Where's it going to be?

On Thursday, the Healthcare Sustainability Project Subcommittee (HSPS) held their first meeting at the Grand Encampment Opera House. The goal of the meeting was to include the south Valley in...

 

Full for Fungi

The Saratoga Friends of the Library and Saratoga Community Garden co-sponsored "Fungi Fun," a presentation by Saratoga local Susan Marich at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 23 at the Saratoga public library....

 
 By Keith McLendon    News    April 24, 2019

Finances, survey discussed at healthcare sustainability meeting

The Healthcare Sustainability Project Subcommittee (HSPS) held an open meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 17 to give updates on their healthcare survey results, touch on the financial feasibility...

 

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...

 

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