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 By Staff Report    News    December 5, 2018 

District wool winners head to State

Five contestants competed in the Carbon County Make It With Wool (MIWW) district competition held at the Jeffery Center in Rawlins, on Sunday, Nov. 4. Winners were announced at the end of the fashion...

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 5, 2018 

Healthcare meeting announced

The Healthcare Sustainability Project Subcommittee (HSPS) will be holding their monthly public meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 12 at the Platte Valley Community Center Great Hall. An email from HSPS board member George Haigh stated that the meeting... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 28, 2018

Back into $1,000

The Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce has begun selling tickets for the annual Reverse Drawing. Tickets are $10 each and only 300 are sold. Unlike the usual raffle procedure, the very last ticket drawn is the grand prize winner in this...

 

Saturday night Wonderland

Following the Christmas parade Saturday, Dec. 1, Valley residents are invited to attend what has become "a long-time holiday tradition" according to a press release from the Valley Service...

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 28, 2018

A tree that brings smiles

The 2018 Giving Tree, a project of the Valley Service Organization (VSO), is still up at Town and Country Realty, but it won't be there for much longer. There is still time for people with kind...

 

Trees for VFDs

The Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the "Festival of Trees Gala and Auction" for its 16th year on Friday, Dec. 7 at the Platte Valley Community Center. Decorated trees and...

 

Lights on!

The annual Lighted Christmas Parade will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1 and will begin at Bridge Ave. and River Street as it goes through historic downtown Saratoga. While waiting for the...

 

Crafts, Santa & more

The ladies of the Saratoga Branch Library are inviting kids of all ages to take part in several Christmas-themed events throughout the month of December that will include crafts, a holiday party and a visit from Santa himself. On Dec. 7, from 11...

 

Helping Hands provide meal

Staff Report Due to miscommunications with organizers there were a few errors in announcing the upcoming Platte Valley Helping Hands (PVHH) Thanksgiving Dinner. Fortunately the Saratoga Sun can get you the correct information before the event. The... Full story

 

Turkey and trimmings for 23 years

The 23rd annual Platte Valley Helping Hands (PVHH) Free Thanksgiving Dinner is coming. The dinner will be held from 12:30 to 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day-Thursday, Nov. 22-at St. Ann's Parish Hall, 218...

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 14, 2018

Poached moose

According to a recent press release from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD), the body of a cow moose was recently discovered around Jack Creek on Oct. 26. By the time the body was discovered by Laramie/Glendo WGFD Game Warden Becca Lutz,...

 

Giving Tree deadlines Thursday

The deadline for parents to return forms for their children’s tags to be on the 2018 Platte Valley Giving Tree is tomorrow (Thursday, Nov. 15). Kassey Westring, Giving Tree chairman for the sponsoring Valley Service Organization (VSO), said the...

 
 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...

 

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