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Give blood, get pie

While pie in the sky ideas are, by definition, impossible to attain it will be much easier for Saratoga residents to get pie in July. As long as they give one of the most precious gifts a person can give. The Knights of Columbus recently announced...

 
 By Staff Report    Business    July 15, 2020

Chamber looking to fill seat

The Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce (S/PVCC) is seeking nominations from its membership for a position on the nine-member Board of Directors. There is one open seat that expires in February 2022. Members of the Chamber Board are expected...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 8, 2020

Second search for Strittmater

For three days, the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office conducted a second search for a hunter who went missing last October. Mark Anthony Strittmater went missing on October 19, 2019 while hunting in the Medicine Bow Forest. From June 26-28,...

 
 By Staff Report    Business    July 8, 2020

R.P. Lumber buys Build-Rite

Two Build-Rite stores in Carbon County are now part of R.P. Lumber, an Illinois-based home improvement company with 71 locations across the country. The announcement was made in a press release on June 26. “This is our list acquisition in Wyoming...

 
 By Staff Report    Business    July 1, 2020

Introducing Doctor Adrian Durham

Experience is the kind of characteristic you look for in a doctor. You want someone who has been a lot of places, had a variety of experiences, and faced many challenges. Meet Dr. Adrian Durham...

 

Carbon County 4-H leader named Volunteer of the Year

Dedicating their head, heart, hands and health (4-H) Deanna Maul of Campbell County and Marquita McNees of Carbon County have received 4-H Salute to Excellence Awards. Nominators said both share...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 10, 2020

Wyoming Arts Council announces public art call

The Wyoming Department of Health, along with the Veteran’s Commission and State Construction Department, are constructing the Veteran’s Home of Wyoming Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF), located in Buffalo. Through the State of Wyoming’s Art in...

 

Music in the Park Cancelled

The staff of the City of Rawlins is sad to announce that the Music in the Park concert series dates for June will not be held: June 18th and 25th. After review of the current Statewide Public Heath Order for events as well as discussions with local...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 10, 2020

Bruch Creek open for summer

The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, named one of the top resorts in U.S. six years in a row by Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards and one of the Best Resort Hotels in the Continental U.S. three years in a row in the Travel + Leisure...

 

Not so fast, pard!

The Grand Encampment Cowboy Gathering is the latest event to fall victim to concerns over the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and its effects on social gatherings. The annual event, which would have...

 
 By Staff Report    Education    May 27, 2020

Platte Valley Arts Council awards scholarship

Since 1993, the Platte Valley Arts Council has been enriching the quality of life in the area and expanding educational opportunities for all forms of the arts, whether it is music, literature, dance, visual arts, or theater. It’s mission is to...

 
 By Staff Report    Business    May 27, 2020

Carbon County Economic Development Closes Micro-Grant

The Carbon County Economic Development Corporation has announced the closing of the “Moving Forward Together Micro-Grant Program” as of May 31, 2020. The purpose of the program was to give financial resources to local, small businesses adversely...

 
 By Staff Report    Business    May 20, 2020

MHCC gets LUCAS devices

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust recently announced a multimillion-dollar effort to save the lives of COVID-19 patients and protect the frontline healthcare workers caring for them. The grant will fund the purchase of six LUCAS...

 
 By Staff Report    Business    May 20, 2020

Carbon Power & Light announces new service rebate program

Members of Carbon Power & Light Inc. in 2020 will be eligible to receive electric services under a new rebate program that will extend significant benefits for line extension costs, the cooperative announced today. At its May 11 meeting, Carbon...

 

PVHP submits CAH plans

The Platte Valley Healthcare Project (PVHP), through its architect HGFA Architects of Billings, MT, has submitted final plans and drawings for the North Platte Valley Medical Center (NPVMC) to the Wyoming Department of Health. NPVMC will be a 25-bed...

 
 By Staff Report    News    May 13, 2020

Surgeries will resume at MHCC

For nearly two months, Memorial Hospital of Carbon County has had to cancel or reschedule surgical procedures as they worked to respond to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Carbon County. Beginning tomorrow, however, things will begin to return to...

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 29, 2020

Medical center changes locations

The Platte Valley Healthcare Project (PVHP) has accepted a donation from Paul McCarthy of approximately 7.8 acres of land at the intersection of West Bridge Ave and N. 13th Street in Saratoga as the...

 

Graduating seniors urged to apply for VSO's YCA Award

Carbon County School District 2 graduating seniors may now apply for the $500 Youth Citizenship Award offered by the Valley Service Organization (VSO). Applications may be obtained by emailing: [email protected] If the student does not have...

 

Becoming a part of history

Do you want to make history? You already are!  The Wyoming State Archives and State Museum, the University of Wyoming American Heritage Center (AHC), and Wyoming State Historical Society are working together to encourage you to consider how you...

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 22, 2020

WSGA calls for DOJ Investigation

This week, the Wyoming Stock Growers Association (WSGA) joined with 22 other state cattle associations across America in sending a letter to U. S. Attorney General William Barr expressing “the need for the Department of Justice (DOJ) to work with...

 

Going digital for Earth Day

Staff Report Each year in April, the Saratoga-Encampment-Rawlins (SER) Conservation District promotes two conservation events, Earth Day, which is April 22, and Arbor Day, which is April 24. Earth Day was founded in 1970 as a day of education about...

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 22, 2020

Four Deaths Added to Wyoming's Coronavirus-Related Count

*UPDATE* Governor Mark Gordon has provided a statement on the death of four Fremont County residents who were members of the Northern Arapaho tribe. "I want to extend my condolences to the Northern Arapaho Tribe and to the families of the four...

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 22, 2020

Governor Gordon unveils plan to ease COVID-19 restrictions

Governor Mark Gordon has unveiled a plan to transition Wyoming to a new phase of COVID-19 response. The plan creates a pathway to ease restrictions, recover businesses, and resume some activities. The phased approach will be driven by health-related...

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 15, 2020

National Crime Victims' Rights Week

The Carbon County Sheriff’s Victim/Witness Program recognizes April 19-25, 2020 as National Crime Victims’ Rights Week by raising awareness about crime victims’ issues, promoting victims’ rights and honoring victims of all crimes. The 2020...

 

A Bar A to remain closed for summer

The A Bar A, a guest or “dude” ranch in Encampment, Wyoming, has announced that it will cancel its 2020 guest season due to concerns arising from COVID-19. This is the only time the Ranch has closed in 98 years of operation. The A Bar A is a...

 

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