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 By Staff Report    Business    August 21, 2019 

Hospitalists and Clinical Care Settings

Following the announcement of Memorial Hospital of Carbon County’s (MHCC) intent to establish a clinic in the Valley, the county hospital issued a press release about hospitalists and clinical care settings. In the release, Dr. Stephanie Chiu, a...

 

Melvin Brewing takes the cup

The 24th annual Saratoga Steinley Cup Microbrew Festival and Competition was held this past weekend and over 640 craft beer enthusiasts attended the festival. This year's competition class was ESB,...

 

Dust off your tractors

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 Sat., Sept. 8 and at 10:30 a.m. on Sun., Sept. 9, the...

 

A big trek to Big Creek

The Grand Encampment Museum (GEM) will be holding a historical trek that will appeal to both local and Native American history buffs on Aug. 17 as they host the "Native American Trek at Big Creek: A B...

 

Ski Jump program, trek grounded

Two programs by local historian Dick Perue, one sponsored by the Saratoga Friends of the Library and another sponsored by the Saratoga Museum, have been cancelled. The Friends of the Library program,...

 

Get ready to raise your glass

The official State of Wyoming Microbrew Competition will be held Aug. 17 in Saratoga, Wyoming. Microbreweries based in Wyoming are slated to compete for the coveted Steinley Cup at the 24th annual competition. This year’s competition brew is...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 31, 2019

Saratoga Sun Editor Gone

At approximately 2 a.m. on July 28, officers from the Saratoga Police Department responded to a call of a possible attempted suicide at 204 West Main. Upon arriving, the officers located Saratoga...

 

Saddle up with Joe Pickett

A trivia contest based on six C.J. Box books is the heart of a Western themed gala that kicks off this Saturday. The Saratoga Museum sponsored event takes place at The Yard, an outdoor venue at 108 SE River Street, from 5:00 to 8:30. Teams of six...

 

Blast from the past

Located on the Grand Encampment Museum grounds July 26 through 28, local black powder enthusiasts recreate the days of the Mountain Men with primitive camping, authentic costuming, traders row, black...

 

Women of the west

Stories of Wyoming’s role in the development of woman suffrage, trail pioneers, and women who made their mark at frontier forts, in outlaw country and in mining camps of the Grand Encampment copper district are the focus of “Pioneering Women: a...

 

Cowboy Gathering turns 17

Top hand cowboy music and poetry aren't the only attractions at this weekend's seventeenth annual Grand Encampment Cowboy Gathering (GECG) at Grand View Park complex in Encampment. Other activities...

 

Suzi And Tuff as Flip

Art work for this year's Grand Encampment Cowboy Gathering posters, flyers, programs and promotional material again comes from the brush of Riverside artist R. G. Finney and is a framed Giclee...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 17, 2019

Boaters warned of construction

Due to a fish passage project on the Encampment River, boaters are strongly discouraged from boating or floating the river downstream of Baggot Rocks Public Access Area beginning August 5. Previously, the work was scheduled to begin in mid-July, but...

 

God and the mountains

The Wyoming Ranchers Family Camp will be celebrating 74 years as they gather at Bottle Creek Campground outside Encampment from July 11-14. According to a press release, “what started out by Wyoming ranchers with families some 74 years ago as a Mou...

 

Pie in July

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 week to donate...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 10, 2019

CCVC announces new grant policy

The Carbon County Visitors’ Council (CCVC) mission is to promote events, tourism, and the hospitality industry in Carbon County. The CCVC Board of Directors feel that it is their fiscal responsibility to help ignite and establish as much...

 

GECG names Barkhursts

Long-time Brush Creek ranch couple, Tim and Margo Barkhurst, has been selected as 2019 Carbon County Pioneers by the Grand Encampment Cowboy Gathering Outfit (GECGO) and will be honored during the...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 3, 2019

Boaters warned to avoid Lower Encampment

Due to a fish passage project on the Encampment River, a press release from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department said, “boaters are strongly discouraged from boating or floating the river downstream of Baggot Rocks Public Access Area beginning...

 

'Boot Hill' to beauty

Announcement was made this week that in addition to history of Saratoga's cemeteries, folks on the Saratoga Museum trek Saturday, June 29th, will learn about the first Carbon County Fair which was...

 
 By Staff Report    Business    June 26, 2019

New ERA for Valdez-Schwartz

Chia Valdez-Schwartz is the newest face at ERA Frontier Realty, located at 100 S. 1st St. in Saratoga. The realty company announced Valdez-Schwartz as the newest member to their team in a press...

 

From Boot Hill to paradise

Ever wonder what it takes to convert a cemetery from "Boot Hill" to a place of beauty comparable to paradise? To find out the answer, attend a Saratoga Museum sponsored historic trek of both Cadwell...

 

Calling cooks and crafters

The Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce (S/PVCC) is calling all cooks and crafters to participate in the upcoming Steinley Cup. The 24th Annual Steinley Cup Microbrew Festival, scheduled for Aug. 17, is just around the corner. According to...

 

Weed 'Em and Reap

The Grand Encampment Opera Company presents "Mischief in the Magnolias or Weed 'Em and Reap" by P. B. Rogerson. Performing June 12, 14 & 15, 2019 in conjunction with the Encampment Riverside...

 

Getting earlier run

The Saratoga SkillsUSA/Tech Kids annual Cancer Walk will begin a little earlier than it has in the past. While, historically, the Cancer Walk has taken place during Independence Day weekend, it has been moved to June 8. Registration, at the cost of...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 5, 2019

Battle Pass follows suit

A week after Memorial Day, Wyoming Highway 70 over Battle Pass has been cleared by the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) and opened for the season on Monday, June 3. “Crews from Saratoga and Baggs have been working to clear the road from...

 

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