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Articles from the January 2, 2019 edition

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 By Joshua Wood    News    January 2, 2019

Lost and found for Christmas

Christmas, for many people, is spent in a warm house, surrounded by family and sitting next to the tree. For four men from South Dakota, however, their holiday weekend was spent lost in the Snowy...


Ruth D'Amico

Ruth D’Amico peacefully passed away in Cheyenne, Wyo. on Dec. 18. The Wyoming native was born April 4, 1924 to John and Alma Christensen in Newcastle, Wyo. She was the couple’s third child, following her only brother, Earl, sister Angie, and... Full story


Montie Edward Munroe

Montie Edward Munroe, 70, of Encampment, joined his Lord unexpectedly Monday, Dec. 24, 2018. He was born Feb. 3, 1948 in Fort Collins, Colo. and raised in Wellington, Colo. on the Munroe Ranch. Montie was the only child to Edward ‘Buster’ and... Full story


Barkhurst builds business

Byron Barkhurst is already a familiar face in the Valley. The son of Les and Tammy Barkhurst, he helps his parents manage the family ranch and aided in starting Iron Creek Bison Company. Barkhurst...

 By Joshua Wood    Opinion    January 2, 2019

The wisdom of children

“I will sail a friendly course, file a friendly chart On a sea of love and a thankful heart.” ~The Muppet Christmas Carol I had full intentions of writing a column that looked back on my year...


In defense of public defense

Editor, I would like to protest the upcoming changes with the Carbon County Public Defender’s office. The powers that be are proposing getting rid of administrative support staff in Rawlins thus making defendants call Laramie for assistance. As a...


Betting the farm

The Lodge and Spa at Brush Creek Ranch (Brush Creek) has opened its doors to guests looking to experience the winter beauty of the Valley opening from Dec. 27, 2018 through Jan. 5, 2019 and then Feb....


Keeping it cool

Over the years, customers of Valley Foods have seen the older model of coolers and freezers slowly get replaced. Beginning with the freezers and moving onto the dairy section, the final coolers have r...

 By Staff Report    Sports    January 2, 2019

Testing their colors

On Dec. 15, Platte Valley Martial Arts (PVMA) held color belt testing for all three of its classes: Little Dragons, Taekwondo and Judo. The Little Dragons class, according to the press release from...

 By Staff Report    News    January 2, 2019

Downtown fiber finished

Union Wireless has completed construction of their high-speed fiber optic network in the downtown Saratoga area and the service provider said, in a recent press release, that it is now online and ready for customers to sign-up. With the downtown area...


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