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Been fun ... Gotta run

I saw the ad for the internship at the Saratoga Sun at the beginning of June when I was driving with my dad to Rock Springs for one of my way-too-common knee drain appointments. I had been waiting on...

 
 By Shelby McGuire    News    July 29, 2015

Power outage planned for early Thursday a.m.

On July 16 at 12:05 a.m., Carbon Power & Light (CP&L) had scheduled a power outage for the Valley. The outage did not occur on time which caused concerns, especially for oxygen users. CP&L’s next sc...

 

Peppers & spice ... and a vote for chili that's nice

The 20th Annual Chili Competition will take place on Saturday, Aug. 15 at Veterans Island Park in Saratoga during the Microbrew Festival. The competition has gradually become more popular each year. B...

 

Competition is brewing

Aug. 15 will bring the 20th Annual Steinley Cup Microbrew Festival to Saratoga. Brewers will compete to win the coveted Steinley Cup and vie for the “People’s Choice” award. The event starts at...

 
 By Shelby McGuire    News    July 29, 2015

Hot Diggidy Dog opens

On June 3, Saratoga welcomed a new business, Hot Diggidy Dog, to the Platte Valley. Susan Wallace and Ellie Hoyt joined forces to operate their hot dog business together. Hoyt has some experience in t...

 

Superior superhero

Being a single parent must be really tough in some cases; however, being a single dad with a daughter must be even tougher. Mine handled it exceptionally well. I don’t think it’s quite possible fo...

 
 By Shelby McGuire    News    July 15, 2015

Girl power

On June 27, 2015, Laurie Forster was elected as the first-ever female president on the Carbon Power and Light (CP&L) Board. There has only been one other woman on Carbon's Board of Directors besides...

 

Saratoga graduate brings home second-place National FBLA trophy

Hunter Mason, a 2015 graduate of Saratoga High School, brought home a second place trophy from the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Convention in Chicago, Ill. that took place June...

 
 By Shelby McGuire    News    July 8, 2015

Volleyball team nets goods to aid Lusk flood victims

The Saratoga High School volleyball team recently came together to help the community of Lusk, Wyo. in their time of need. The small town suffered a big flood in early June that destroyed property...

 

Valley celebrates Independence Day

The Fourth of July is an exciting time to be in the Valley. There will be activities for all age groups during the holiday weekend of July 3-5, including the annual parade and fireworks show. All thes...

 
 By Shelby McGuire    News    July 1, 2015

Larry Nance Jr. drafted in first round by Lakers

The University of Wyoming’s own Larry Nance Jr. heard his name called this year at the 2015 NBA Draft on June 25 as the 27th pick of the first round. He is the first person to get called at the...

 

Running past expectations

Darrell "Whitey" Stewart, born and raised in Wyoming, stays in shape at the age of 87 years old by participating in running events such as half-marathons. Stewart first started running around 1943 whi...

 

Freshman year under my belt

I have been home from college for a couple of months now. Everywhere I go it seems that I run into somebody who is interested in knowing what my first year away from home was like (which I love). It...

 
 By Shelby McGuire    News    June 24, 2015

The dangers of melanoma

Summer is here, and that means people are spending more time outdoors in the hot sun. While being outside is enjoyable, the public needs to recognize the importance of protecting their skin from...

 

A look back at the Class of 1940

It has been 75 years since Betty (Everist) Vyvey graduated from high school. She attended Platte Valley High School in Saratoga and graduated in 1940. Vyvey was born in a homestead cabin in southern C...

 
 By Shelby McGuire    News    June 17, 2015

Wayback Wednesday Woodchoppers Jamboree

This coming weekend the 55th Annual Woodchopper’s Jamboree will take place in Encampment, Wyo. Before this popular event occurs, you might be interested in brushing up your knowledge on the very...

 

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