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 By Micky Jones    News    January 19, 2022 

An eye on crime

Recent reports of property damage and theft across the Valley seem to have some residents on edge. On the Southern end of Carbon County, citizens of Encampment have been faced with property damage in...

 
 By Micky Jones    News    January 19, 2022 

Business as usual

The Encampment Town Council’s January 13 meeting was full of activity, though it all moved rather quickly. Heard at the meeting was a letter of interest for South Central Wyoming Emergency Medical S...

 
 By Micky Jones    Sports    January 19, 2022 

Lady Panthers scratch out two wins

The Saratoga Lady Panthers clawed into the competition in this week. First winning their non-conference game against the Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) Lady Miners 52-27 on the Lady Panthers...

 
 By Micky Jones    Sports    January 19, 2022 

Rough week for Togie

The Saratoga Panther wrestlers traveled to Pavillion to participate in the Don Runner Memorial held at Wind River High School. Unfortunately for the Panther wrestling team, only three wrestlers could...

 
 By Micky Jones    Sports    January 19, 2022 

Lady Rattlers bite

The Little Snake River Valley (LSRV) Lady Rattlers are back from their winter break and biting into the competition. Traveling north to Encampment, the Lady Rattlers were hosted by the Encampment...

 
 By Micky Jones    Sports    January 19, 2022 

Encampment girls go 1-1

The Encampment Lady Tigers faced two teams over the weekend. The Lady Tigers traveled to Rock River first thing Friday to face the Lady Longhorns. Encampment won the non-conference game against Rock...

 

Ready, set, snow!

The town of Encampment will be hosting the 35th Annual Sierra Madre Winter Carnival (ASMWC). Save the date January 28 and 29 for family winter fun. With Multiple events, races and three different...

 
 By Micky Jones    Sports    January 12, 2022

Lady Tigers go 1-1 post-holiday

The Encampment Lady Tigers split the weekend winning one of two games. As it was the first time playing games after winter break the Lady Tigers slashed their way onto the court.  First traveling...

 
 By Micky Jones    Sports    January 12, 2022

Saratoga wins the weekend

Saratoga Lady Panther Basketball won their first weekend back from holiday break. Saratoga Middle/High School Lady Panthers playing two games over the weekend. One of those games being a conference...

 
 By Micky Jones    Sports    January 12, 2022

Panthers wrestle tough

Traveling North to Shoshoni the Saratoga Middle/ High School Panther wrestling team competed in the Zach Parish Memorial Wrangler Duals. Wrestling in Pool A the Panthers wrestled against Lovell,...

 

Moving on up

The Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) Board of Trustees met for their final meeting of 2021 on December 20. Early in the meeting, Superintendent Jim Copeland shared a Good Sportsmanship...

 

Let 2022 Spark Joy

What does the next year look like for you? Are you hoping to do the same old same thing or to walk into 2022 with a breath of fresh air? No matter what your goals are for the new year I hope you...

 

Saratoga grapplers take 3rd

At the Grand West Invitational the Saratoga Panthers had multiple wrestlers place at the top of their weight classes, with two 1st place finishes by Brian Smith at 113 and Quade Jordan at 220. The...

 

Lady Panthers split weekend

The Saratoga Lady Panthers battled three teams over the weekend, winning two of their three games. The Lady Panthers clawed through the Wrangler Invite. In their very first game of the season facing...

 

Lady Rattlers strike thrice

The Little Snake River Valley Lady Rattlers (LSRV) had an exciting weekend in basketball over December 16. Winning all three games in their line up, the Lady Rattlers sank their teeth into the...

 

Build it and they will come

Platte Valley Martial Arts and operator Nick Haderlie held an open house Wednesday, December 8, on the possibility of an aquatics center in Saratoga. Many in attendance seemed in agreement the...

 

Togie grapplers place well

The Lusk Invitational took place December 10 with six teams in attendance. Out of 11 Saratoga Panther wrestlers, seven placed. “It was a good start to the season, we had some great matches,” said...

 

Lady Rattlers split tourney

Little Snake River Lady Rattlers braved the snow for a neutral Lyman tournament Friday and Saturday December 11. Facing a total of three teams over the tournament LSRV had a busy day of games. “I...

 

Lady Tigers take a win

The Carbon Classic had only two teams in attendance due to the weather conditions. The Encampment Tigers faced off against Laramie JV, in both boys and girls Friday December 10. The Saturday portion...

 
 By Micky Jones    News    December 8, 2021

Weighing trash

The Upper Platte River Solid Waste Disposal District (UPRSWDD) met December 1 for their regularly scheduled meeting. Amongst the topics discussed were the possibility of landfill system changes and...

 

Finding the right gift

Why do we give gifts? Every Christmas, birthday, anniversary and special occasion we carefully choose and offer gifts to our loved ones. It’s something we do naturally and most of us don’t think...

 

Searching for the right fit

Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) continues to prepare for the retirement of current Superintendent Jim Copeland. Copeland’s final day will be June 30, 2022—the end of the current...

 
 By Micky Jones    News    November 24, 2021

Changes in Riverside

At the November 18 rescheduled meeting of Riverside Town Council, a decision was made regarding new playground equipment as well as a change in sewer tap fees. A new town website has been uploaded....

 
 By Micky Jones    News    November 17, 2021

A fast fall meeting

With no additions to the agenda, and no public guests, the November 11 meeting of the Encampment Town Council had a quick .eeting. After the Pledge of Allegiance, the council started right away with...

 

Building communities

You may not imagine small town Wyoming as having an exceptional martial arts program. Nick Haderley his family and team, however, have made it their mission to bring a martial arts program to the Vall...

 

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