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Articles from the January 1, 2020 edition

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 By Mike Armstrong    News    January 1, 2020

CCCOG hears about the wind

The Carbon County Council of Governments (CCCOG) held a rescheduled meeting that had been originally planned for Nov. 18 but was canceled due to a snowstorm. The council met at 6 p.m. on December 18...

 By Staff Report    News    January 1, 2020

Asking for help

The Encampment Preschool is asking for donations, according to a press release from the 501(c)(3) nonprofit’s new director. Rachel Swanson, who replaced retiring director Deb Cunningham, stated in the press release that the preschool is “looking...


Questioning the Perkins grant

“I really think this is a huge sink of my time and , considering the amount of money and considering what I was hired for, I do not think this is the most effective use of my time.” During the...


Western President Listening Sessions

Western Wyoming Community College’s new President, Dr. Kim Dale, will meet with community members on Tuesday, January 21 from 6-7 p.m. at the Platte Valley Community Center. The Western President Listening Sessions provide the public an...

 By Joshua Wood    News    January 1, 2020

Increasing access to mental health

While there may be benefits to living in the rural areas of Wyoming, including near immediate access to scenic mountain ranges and rushing rivers, a setback is a lack of mental health services. In...


Swimming into 2020

2020 is starting. Where did 2019 go? More importantly, how many of last year’s resolutions did I make good? I think I was okay about most. To be honest, resolutions are really goals. So, I don’t... Full story


American Legion Post 54

In July the American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 54 of Saratoga began another year of Service to Veterans, their families and to our community. Diana Galbraith was elected to the position of District 6 President. CONGRATULATIONS! In August, the River...


Have an 'ice' time

‘Get Hooked!’ at the Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce’s 37th annual Saratoga Ice Fishing Derby. January 18-19 will be your opportunity to compete for the $2,000 first prize for catching the largest fish during the two-day derby. Prove...

 By Mike Armstrong    News    January 1, 2020

Advocating for tourism

The mines are closed in Hanna but there is a museum and recreation center that could draw people into the town. Medicine Bow has wind projects, but the main building in the municipality is the...


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