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The columnist before me

When my Aunt Sylvia died a few months back, down in Alabama, I wrote of my sadness in her departure in a column not long after. An interesting twist of losing one aunt was reconnecting with my other,...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    October 17, 2018 

Hanna saves water

The Hanna Town Council met at 6 p.m. on Oct. 9 at the Hanna Town Hall for their regular meeting. The minutes from Sept. 11 and the agenda for the evening were quickly approved. Council members Traci...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    Sports    October 17, 2018 

Staying undefeated

"This was a game for the ages, one that I will never forget in my lifetime," Zach Scott, Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) head football coach said at the end of the Kaycee game. "And neither...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    Sports    October 17, 2018 

Facing tough competition

On Oct. 9 the Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) varsity volleyball team faced the Saratoga Lady Panthers at HEM. It was senior day and Taylee Widdison and Jessica Nelson were honored with a...

 

Commitment conversations

The Saratoga Town Council met at 6 p.m. on Oct. 2 at the Saratoga Town Hall. Council member Steve Wilcoxson was not present. The agenda and minutes from Sept.18 were approved as were financials in...

 

HART to HART

The Hanna Agricultural Resource Team (HART) met at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 25 at the Hanna Market to discuss how to update members on what is going on. Perry Goodrich, director of HART, said he was going t...

 

New 'Crossing' in Elk Mt.

Elk Mountain is a small community that enjoys tremendous beauty around it. Though the town has plenty of history from pioneer times, it has become a bedroom community. There are now very few...

 

Panthers downed by Huskies

The Saratoga football team met the Burlington Huskies on Friday and although the Panthers lost 69-14, Logan Wright, the Saratoga head football coach, said the game had its highlights. “We came out a...

 

Miners grab No. 2 spot

The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) football team had a win from the Rock River Longhorns by forfeit. This puts the Miners at 6-0 and 5-0 in their conference. They are ranked number two in...

 

Lady Miners 'split' weekend

“We were Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde this weekend,” Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) volleyball head coach Jackie Jones said. “We started off the tournament doing great and the next day, we h...

 

Family footsteps

Jezria Collins recently established a new Saratoga business, Provident Realty. "I am very connected to Carbon County since I was born and raised here," Collins said. "I got my brokers license at 20...

 

RMP rehearses re-powering

As a part of Rocky Mountain Power's Energy Vision 2020 initiative last week the company began testing the process of replacing wind turbine nacelles and blades at the Seven Mile Hill wind farm. Rocky...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    October 3, 2018

Wind, Impact monies

The Medicine Bow Town Council met at 7 p.m. on Sept. 10 at the Medicine Bow Community Hall. It was business as usual as the minutes and financials were approved. The council heard from Gareth...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    October 3, 2018

Taxes, bonds & impact funds

The Carbon County Council of Governments (CCCOG) met at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 19 at the Hanna Town Hall. Steve Nicholson, the chairman, was not in attendance so Kenda Colman, the vice-chairman, ran the...

 

Panthers keep pouncing

Saratoga High School football head coach Logan Wright said each week he keeps being more proud of what his players are accomplishing. Although the team’s wins are not counted in 6-man football and...

 

HEM takes Guernsey-Sunrise in three sets

On Friday, after the impressive win of the Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) Miner football team, the residents of Hanna got to watch the Lady Miner volleyball team handily beat the...

 

Home cooking for Hanna

The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) Miner football team got their first taste of home cooking Friday and kept at their winning ways against the Normative Services Institute Academy (NSI)...

 

How the Wests won

Eva and Dan West were honored as this year's Super Fans for Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School for homecoming at halftime on Friday at the Miner football game. Jackie Jones, the head...

 

Pioneer/plains playthings

Kay Grant has been educating students on life of the early pioneers and the Plains Indians culture for 13 years. She does this in a variety of ways, from using actual stone instruments used in day-to-...

 

Councilwoman resigns

The Saratoga Town Council met at 6 p.m. on Sept. 18 at the Saratoga Town Hall. Council member Jenny Lou Garland was not in attendance, but the rest of the council was at the meeting. It was business...

 

Cooley named Wyo. Realtor of the Year

Marcy Cooley is a total Carbon County girl, although in her early years, she was raised in Rock River. When her father told her the family was going to live in Encampment, Cooley was resistant. She...

 

Lockdowns and catering

The Hanna Town Council met at 6 p.m. on Sept. 11 at the Hanna Town Hall. Traci Fowler, council member, was absent. After saying the pledge of allegiance, Tony Poulos asked for a two minute silence...

 

Miners keep piling on

Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School football team went to Lingle/Ft. Laramie and continued their winning ways. The Miners are 4-0. Zach Scott, the head football coach can’t help but...

 

Panthers take Rams by the horns

Saratoga football head coach Logan Wright may not like his team is listed as Saratoga JV on Wyopreps.com and the games are listed only as exhibitions, but the team is playing like a varsity contender...

 

Lady Miners face tough competition

It is never easy to lose, but Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School Volleyball head coach Jackie Jones knows that it is important to have losses as well as wins, when looking at the big...

 

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