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 By Micky Jones    Education    June 30, 2022

Sports and science

The Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) Board of Trustees began their first summer meeting with a presentation recognizing State track champions J.D. Johnson, principal of Saratoga Middle...


Yummm Simple Bread

If you are anything like me you always have some frozen bread rolls hidden away in the freezer. They are simple to make and add a delicious side to many meals. Rolls aren't the the only thing you can...

 By Micky Jones    Opinion    June 9, 2022

Liliacs: Love Them or Loathe Them

A lovely time of year in Wyoming is when the lilac bushes are in full bloom. The smell is intoxicating and the Valley becomes vibrant in colorful flowers. The common lilac can grow in multiple...

 By Micky Jones    Education    June 9, 2022

Sophomore class plans school field day

Encampment K-12 school finished out the 2021-22 school year with a new field day event for students. This was the first field day for Encampment students and was planned almost entirely by the...

 By Micky Jones    Sports    May 26, 2022

Throwing the distance

The Encampment Tiger Track team had a harsh meet in Casper for the State finals. With colder weather making the three day event more fidget than usual. Quade Jordan was able to secure 1st place in...

 By Micky Jones    Sports    May 26, 2022

Myers clears hurdles at State

The Little Snake River Rattlers finished out the track season with the state track meet in Casper. Wyoming weather made for a difficult meet for all the athletes with a chill in the air during the...

 By Micky Jones    Lifestyles    May 19, 2022

Lemons? Make lemonade cookies

The weather is warming up and so are the outside activities. Tee ball, lemonade stands and sprinklers are all breaking out in recent weeks. In between the Wyoming spring that is. One favorite spring...

 By Micky Jones    Opinion    May 19, 2022

Summer is just around the corner

With school finishing up and the weather getting warm summer is preparing to make an appearance in The Valley. I wouldn’t say the busiest time of year, yet there’s certainly a lot of fun to be...

 By Micky Jones    Sports    May 19, 2022

Tigers return with champions

The Encampment Tiger track team took their skills to regionals over the weekend. Returning with multiple regional champions and even a new regional record set by Quade Jordan in shot put. Multiple...

 By Micky Jones    Sports    May 19, 2022

Rattlers bite into regionals

The Little Snake River Rattler track team had their regional meet over the weekend at Shoshoni high school. The Lady Rattlers scored a total of 44 total team points and the boys had 100.5 total team...

 By Micky Jones    Sports    May 12, 2022

Rattlers bite into Lander

The Little Snake River Rattlers traveled to Lander for the Shane Brock Invitational on May 7. The Rattlers were one of 14 teams to attend the event. The Lady Rattlers prequalified with their sprint...

 By Micky Jones    Sports    May 12, 2022

Tigers hit Torrington

The Encampment Tiger track team traveled to Torrington for the Wiseman Invite over the weekend. Twelve teams total participated in the event. The Jordan siblings left their mark in shot put. Quade...

 By Micky Jones    Lifestyles    May 12, 2022

'Snow' more mold

Nothing says spring like a moldy yard.  As the snowy months depart, one common problem among lawn owners is lawn fungus. One type of lawn fungus that might prey on your lawn is the snow mold. Snow...

 By Micky Jones    Sports    May 5, 2022

Rattlers prequalify in Steamboat Springs

The Little Snake River track team had two meets planned over the weeked. The Friday meet was canceled due to snow. However the Rattlers still headed to Steamboat Springs for the Steamboat Springs...

 By Micky Jones    Sports    May 5, 2022

Tigers prequalify in Riverton

The Encampment Tiger Track team traveled north to Riverton Saturday to participate in the Roy Peck invite. Koye Gilbert and Kaben Pickett prequalified for state along with the boys relay team. The...

 By Micky Jones    Sports    April 28, 2022

Rattlers race north and south

The Little Snake River Valley (LSRV) Rattlers doubled their track meets over the weekend, with one in Wyoming and one in Colorado. LSRV first travelled to Rawlins on Friday to compete in the Nancy...

 By Micky Jones    Sports    April 28, 2022

Jordan busts shot put record

The Encampment Tiger track team traveled north to Rawlins on Friday for the Nancy Steinberg Invite. After the previous week of canceled meets, the Tigers seemed hungry for results. Encampment...

 By Micky Jones    News    April 21, 2022

Helping Victims

By Micky Jones The Riverside town council had a filled agenda for the spring meeting April 14th. In attendance were Mayor Leroy Stephenson, council members Ed Golden and Fred Lorenz. Stephenson told...

 By Micky Jones    Sports    April 14, 2022

Go Rattlers

The Little Snake River Rattlers track team slithered their way into Rock Springs for the Ted Schroeder Track Invite. Hosted by the Rock Springs high school. The Rattlers competed against 14 teams at... Full story

 By Micky Jones    Sports    April 14, 2022

Tigers Twofold Weekend

The Encampment Tiger track team doubled their meets over the weekend. Participating in the Burt Willford Memorial Invitational hosted by Saratoga High School Friday. Followed by the Ted Schroeder... Full story


Tuesday Talks are back

The recent pandemic changed many things in the world. One of those changes being how folks simply talk to one another. From varying restrictions, lockdowns and through the introduction of Zoom... Full story

 By Micky Jones    Sports    April 7, 2022

LSRV bites into Meeker Invite

The Little Snake River track team slithered into the 2022 Meeker invitational hosted by Meeker High School. LSRV scored a total of 51 points in the meet. Though only 11 athletes were in attendance...

 By Micky Jones    Sports    March 31, 2022

Tigers run to Green River

The Encampment Tiger track team traveled west to the Green River Track and Field Invite, held in Green River Wyoming. Nine teams from around the state participated in multiple events at the meet....

 By Micky Jones    Sports    March 24, 2022

Rattlers see early success

The Little Snake River Valley Rattlers attend their first meet of the season at the Rifle Bear track meet. The Rattlers sank their teeth into the competition and set many personal records as well....

 By Micky Jones    Sports    January 26, 2022

Saratoga wrestles way to 3rd place

The Saratoga grapplers still had a chance to see the mat last week despite the cancellation of the HEM Triangular. The Panthers traveled to Lingle over the weekend to participate in the Dogger Duals...


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