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 By Staff Report    News    November 14, 2018

Riding the stage

Friends of the Saratoga Library invite all interested persons to "hop aboard the stage coach rolling through the Upper North Platte River Valley" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, in the Saratoga Branch...

 

Riding the stage

Friends of the Saratoga Library invite all interested parties to experience what is was like to ride the local stagecoach. Dick Perue will present an hour-long slide program featuring views a...

 

Cowbelle cooking

A cookbook, “Favorite Recipes from the Snowy Range CattleWomen”, was published this week and will go on sale at the Craft Fair Saturday at the Platte Valley Community Center. More than 300 favorite recipes submitted by members and friends of the...

 
 By Staff Report    News    October 31, 2018

Vote, then bleed

The Saratoga Council of Catholic Women is sponsoring a community blood drive on Tuesday, Nov. 6 from noon until 5:30 p.m. at St. Ann’s Parish Hall. According to Vitalant (formerly United Blood Services), more people would donate if only they knew...

 
 By Staff Report    News    October 24, 2018

WPLI on the move

The Wyoming Public Lands Initiative (WPLI) Committee for Carbon County met October 15 at the Harshman Building of the Carbon County Higher Education facility to hold a single topic meeting on the recommendations made for the Encampment Wilderness...

 

Candidates heard

The Valley Service Organization (VSO) is sponsoring the election forum for Saratoga mayoral and town council candidates at 6 p.m. tonight (Wednesday, Oct. 24) at the Platte Valley Community Center. Candidates expected to attend are mayoral...

 
 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

 

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...

 

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