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 By Staff Report    News    October 17, 2018 

Temp clinic opened

In a public statement from the Healthcare Sustainability Project Committee in conjunction with Health Management Services, LLC (HMS) it was recently announced that HMS has opened a temporary medical facility at the Platte Valley Community Center... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    News    October 17, 2018 

Cans not candy

The Saratoga High School NHS and FBLA chapters will be trick-or-treating for canned goods in Saratoga on Halloween (Thursday, Oct. 31) from 7-8 p.m. All donations collected will go to the local food bank. The members will be dividing up into groups,... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    Business    October 17, 2018 

New marketing grant

Wyoming businesses seeking new markets for their products and services have a new resource at their disposal thanks to a revamped Trade Show and Market Expansion Grant program through the Wyoming...

 
 By Staff Report    News    October 17, 2018 

Power to the past

Rocky Mountain Power, in partnership with Sinclair Wyoming Refining Company, is proud to announce a combined grant of $20,000 to relocate the historic Como Bluffs Fossil Cabin to downtown Medicine...

 

'Goblin' candy

Look for witches, goblins, ghouls and a few princesses to be walking the streets of Saratoga the afternoon of Halloween. For a safe and convenient way to trick-or-treat, preschool and elementary-aged kids (and their parents) can stroll downtown...

 
 By Staff Report    News    October 3, 2018

SHS grad wins Tom Brokaw award

Saratoga High School graduate and award winning KBHB Radio program, news and sports director Gary Maki, Jr. has been selected to receive the Tom Brokaw Award that recognizes excellence in...

 

Hay, hay, hay!

Staff Report For the second year in a row, Valley residents can expect to see hay bale sculptures standing in fields thanks to the Platte Valley Arts Council (PVAC). In a recent press release, the...

 

Ryan fire crosses into Carbon County

Valley residents were witness to a huge pillar of smoke rising from beyond Battle Pass on Sunday as the newly begun Ryan Fire grew to consume 1,832 acres. The fire, which was reported late Saturday night, began in Jackson County, Colo. in the...

 

VSO elects 2018-19 officers

Merlynn Hoopes was elected president of the Valley Service Organization (VSO) at the organizations first meeting of the 2018-19 club year Thursday, Sept. 13 held in the back room of the Hotel Wolf. Other officers elected were Kassey Westring,vice...

 

Crash names released

A fatal crash between a local resident and a couple from Alabama occurred in the early evening of Sept. 4 near the intersection of Wyoming Highways 130 and 230. On Sept. 6, the Wyoming Highway Patrol issued a news release detailing their narrative of...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 29, 2018

Tractors, toys, talent and twirling

What could be more enjoyable than a day of fun for the entire family? The Copper Days Festival in Encampment, Wyo. has been entertaining tractor enthusiasts since 1994. Beginning at 11 a.m. on both Saturday, Sept. 8 and Sunday, Sept. 9, the whole...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 29, 2018

Saratoga searches for new museum director

In a recent press release, the Saratoga Museum Board announced it would be closing the museum for the season on Sept. 2 due to the “sudden and unexpected resignation of Saratoga Museum Director Mikayla Larrow.” The museum board cited both...

 

Keeping data safe

Doing business in the 21st century means thinking about the possibility of data breaches. Technology has become so prevalent in our everyday life, we don’t often think about what could happen if we lost all that information. When starting a small b...

 

CCSD No.2 free lunches

Carbon County School District No. 2 (Elk Mountain, Encampment, Hanna, Medicine Bow and Saratoga schools) has announced its policy for free and reduced price meals for children unable to pay the full price of meals served under the National School Lun...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 22, 2018

Snowy Range fire restrictions lifted

Fire restrictions have been rescinded on National Forest System lands within the Snowy Range, Medicine Bow National Forest, located in Albany and Carbon Counties. Stage 1 restrictions remain in place for National Forest System lands within the...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 15, 2018

Forest road closures

Forest Road 830 (Deep Jack Road), and Forest Road 443 (Jerry Accord Road) in the Sierra Madre Range, Medicine Bow National Forest, will be temporarily closed for public safety during roadside hazard tree removal work this fall. The work on the 830...

 

Breweries vie for state title

The official State of Wyoming Microbrew Competition will be held Aug. 18 in Saratoga. Microbreweries based in Wyoming are slated to compete for the coveted Steinley Cup at the 23rd annual...

 

Library to feature bird photo program

Friends of the Saratoga Library announced a local couple will be presenting a program highlighting their birding experiences at 7 p.m. on Thursday Aug. 16 in the Saratoga Branch Library. The public is invited to attend this entertaining and...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 8, 2018

'Bear attack' planned

Carbon County Emergency Coordinator John Zeiger would like to inform the public that there will be an emergency exercise near the Turpin Reservoir on Sunday, August 12. The exercise will be in response to a staged predator attack. In this case the...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 1, 2018

Meadows mayhem

On July 30, the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office received a call at approximately 12:30 p.m. The call, according to the press release received from the sheriff’s office, reported “shots being fired and rounds hitting multiple residences” locate...

 
 By Staff Report    Politics    July 25, 2018

County candidates tonight

Candidates for county offices in the 2018 elections are scheduled to present their views tonight at the second and last Valley Service Organization (VSO) forum before the Aug. 21 primary election. The forum will get underway at 6 p.m. in the Great...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 25, 2018

Police to implement child safety program

The Saratoga Police Department is asking for the help of local businesses as well as industrial and professional leaders in implementing their child safety prevention education program for both children and adults in the community. In a letter from...

 
 By Staff Report    Politics    July 18, 2018

VSO hosts forum

A good turnout of Town of Saratoga and Wyoming State Legislative candidates is expected for the first of two 2018 election forums sponsored by the Valley Service Organization (VSO). The forum is scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday (July 23) in the great hall...

 
 By Staff Report    Politics    July 11, 2018

Candidates talks set

The Valley Service Organization (VSO) has scheduled two candidate forums in Saratoga prior to the Aug. 21 primary election. The forums are scheduled as follows: July 23 –Town of Saratoga and legislative candidates. July 25 – County commission,...

 

The stuff of life

Staff Report Ah, summer! It’s finally here with vacations, floating, camping and barbecues. But it’s not fun if someone you love is in the hospital and there is no blood on the shelf. Here, in the southern part of Wyoming, it takes 500 people a w...

 

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