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Giving, pantry and coat trees

Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church, initially called the Church of the Heavenly Rest, sits at 106 West Main Street in Saratoga. It has been there since January 10, 1889. It was the first completed church... Full story

 

A Sunny Donation

Every year the Head Start program gives turkeys to the families enrolled in the program. These turkeys are usually bought through the generosity of Sinclair Oil. Depending on the remaining funds...

 

Diggin' the Greens

Every year the Dirt Diggers Garden Club has a Christmas greens sale. All the items for sale are assembled by the members of the club using various ribbons, greenery and Christmas decorations....

 

The Runaway Lunchbox opens its doors

"It started as an ice cream truck," said Michelle Wolfard when asked what led her to be the owner of a food truck. Wolfard had seen a modified golf cart that was turned into an ice cream vending...

 

2022 Outstanding Bighorn Teacher

Brett Miller started teaching VOAG at the Little Snake River Valley school June 2020. He is also the FFA Advisor for ninth through twelfth grade. This year Miller received the 2022 Outstanding Bighorn...

 

County commissioners approve slate of zone changes

Carbon County Clerk Gwynn Bartlett recognized Lisa Smith at the November 15 Board of Carbon County Commissioners meeting. Smith has been with Carbon County and has been Deputy Clerk with the...

 

Parades, projects and food drives

Mayor Creed James shared with the council the Christmas Magic Lighted Parade will be downtown on December 10th starting at 5 p.m. Participants will line up at 4:30 p.m. in the parking lot of the...

 

Is volunteerism dead?

In life you have three things to give to your fellow members of society: wealth, wisdom, and work. Giving your time to your community can make an impact not only in your community, but also to your...

 

All-Conference Champions

Congratulations to the Carbon County School District No. 2 all-conference champions: Saratoga Lady Panthers Whitney Bennett, Hanna Lathrop and Makenna King; Encampment Tigers Kyenna Jackson and Cora... Full story

 

Ninth Street may not drift in this year

Every year the west end of Ninth Street near Highway 70 drifts in as much as six feet deep. Billy Accord and the rest of the Encampment Town Crew are trying to make that less likely this year. Accord...

 

Emergency Services at the top of the list

Helen Weiland, South Central Wyoming Emergency Services (SCWEMS) representative, and SCWEMS Director, Stanton Moseby presented Resolution 2022-5 and gave a report to the Council at the November 10,...

 

Blessings all year

I put my Christmas tree up on Friday. I can hear the screams now! It isn’t even Thanksgiving yet. For many years I didn’t put up a tree or cook, but with the grandkids kids around and my crazy...

 

Aquatic Center on the horizon?

Nicholas Haderlie presented the Platte Valley Aquatic Center Feasibility Study to the Saratoga Town Council meeting November 1. Haderlie told the Council that they had raised over $35,000 from 71 diff...

 

Cargo trailer stolen

Bill Schroer of Saratoga, believes his cargo trailer was taken during the night of October 27, or possibly early morning. Schroer drives school bus for Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD#2)....

 

Grants and resolutions top the list

At the November 1, 2022 Carbon County Commissioners meeting Carbon County Clerk Gwynn Bartlett recognized several staff members for their service to Carbon County: Jody Deist-Fairhurst for 18 years...

 

Saratoga Lady Panthers fall short at State Championships

The Lady Panthers were hot on the heels of the Buckaroos, fighting hard at last Friday’s matchup. The Panthers took the first two games 25-14 and 25-20, but lost momentum and fell to the Buckaroos...

 

What happens in VOAG doesn't stay in VOAG

In today's society there are many people that think life skills are not taught in school. Life skills are skills that prepare our youth to live independent and be a productive member of society. The...

 

Saratoga Lady Panthers head to state after regional playoffs

The Lady Panthers faced Burlington's Lady Huskies first and won 3-0. They never let the Huskies get more than 13 points in any of the three matches, showing their determination. The Riverside Lady...

 

Rattlers leap to the win over the Tigers

The Lady Tigers went to Lander to win, but they just couldn't quite get their feet under them. Their first loss to Riverside's Lady Rebels was 3-1, but they picked up a win when Burlington's Lady...

 

Cross Country teams never looked better

Saratoga Cross Country Coach Hohnholt couldn't be prouder of the hard working team of girls and boys that went to the State Finals Saturday. Hohnholt said this group of girls is amazing. Marilee...

 

Dollars and cents at the front of the line

Saratoga Mayor Creed James presented the Childhood Cancer Awareness resolution to the Council and the guests at the Saratoga Town Council meeting on October, 18, 2022. It is a resolution that makes...

 

Policial neutrality

Who hasn’t pondered the idea of a perfect world? We imagine what it would look like with glittering visions of world peace and vehicles that rely on nothing but oxygen to fuel them. Who could we ele...

 

Roads and subdivisions take the spotlight

At the October 18 meeting of the Carbon County Commissioners, Leslie Jefferson, Carbon County Visitors Council (CCVC) Director, gave an update on what they have been doing. The CCVC has updated the...

 

Encampment Lady Tigers bit by the LSRV Lady Rattlers

The Lady Tigers fought hard for the win, but fell short with the Lady Rattlers winning at 3-0. The Rattlers went home with the three match win putting them at 22-8 and leaving the Tigers to play off...

 

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