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 By Mike Armstrong    News    January 9, 2019

New council takes over

The Saratoga Town Council met a little after 6 p.m. on Jan. 2 at the Saratoga Town Hall. Mayor Ed Glode, council members Steve Wilcoxson and Richard Raymer were in attendance. Council member Will...

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 9, 2019

In the vein of giving

The annual blood drive sponsored by the Valley Service Organization (VSO) is slated for Tuesday, Jan. 15 at the Platte Valley Community Center. The drive will be held in the center’s Great Hall from noon to 5:30 p.m. in conjunction with Vitalant...

 

Betsy Peck Christensen

A native of Greece but daughter of Wyoming, Elizabeth Ann "Betsy" Peck Christensen of Encampment died early Christmas morning, Dec. 25, 2018, at the Davis Hospice Center in Cheyenne of complications... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    January 9, 2019

4-H shooting fires up

Platte Valley 4-H is gearing up to start their shooting sports again this year. Starting Jan. 16 from 6-8 p.m., parents will be able to bring their children to the Platte Valley Community Center Multipurpose Room where the children can begin their...

 

Legally hooking for money

For the 36th year, the Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce (SPVCC) invites everyone to compete in the Saratoga Ice Fishing Derby. Taking place on Jan. 19 and 20, participants will have the opportunity to win the $2,000 first prize by catching...

 

New year, new business recruitment

The last building block in the Economic Development Tiers is “New Business Recruitment”. This gets people really excited when they think about community and economic development. “All of our problems would be solved if we just had a business...

 

I get around

It is the beginning of January and winter is now here. I have to admit, I am not thrilled to deal with this time of year because of the snow. Not because I don’t enjoy winter sports, but because I...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    January 9, 2019

Tigers a perfect 10

It was standing room only in Tiger Nation on Friday evening as the Encampment Tigers hosted their Valley and conference rivals, the Saratoga Panthers (77-58). Starting out with a 12 point lead in the... Full story

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    January 9, 2019

Tough weekend for Lady Panthers

The Saratoga Lady Panthers had a rough weekend as they just barely went 0-2 following a loss to the Encampment Lady Tigers (30-34) on Friday evening and falling to the visiting Rock River Lady...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    January 9, 2019

Hustling Lady Tigers split weekend

In their first games following the winter break, the Encampment Lady Tigers saw a split weekend as they hosted their Valley and conference rivals, the Saratoga Lady Panthers and saw a 34-30 win...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    January 9, 2019

Panthers drop one, pick one up

The Saratoga Panthers had a split weekend as they saw a conference loss against the Encampment Tigers (58-77), but saw yet another home court win after facing the Rock River Longhorns (84-53). During...

 

Wrestling at Wright

The Saratoga wrestling team went to Wright for the New Year’s Dual that included the teams of Wright, Deadwood, Sturgis and Sundance on Jan. 4. “We got four duals in that day,” Zach Schmidt,...

 

Quality time at Shane Shatto

The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) wrestlers went to the Shane Shatto Tournament on Jan. 4-5 in Douglas. Head wrestling coach Lyle Richardson entered his team in the JV division. “The JV to...

 

Someone had to lose

"It was a game where you didn't want to see either team lose," Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) girls head basketball Jackie Jones said. "Both teams just laid it out there. It was a great...

 

Miners drop hard fought battle with Encampment

"Encampment is a good basketball team," Cliff Jones, Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School head basketball said. "They are ranked number one and are undefeated. That isn't a 'maybe the...

 

Collaring data

Last February, students from Encampment K-12 School aided the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) in collaring five sheep of the Encampment River herd with Global Position System (GPS) collars...

 

A 'peak' at physical therapy

During recent health care meetings a call for more and expanded physical therapy services was raised. Laramie Peak Therapies (LPT) in Saratoga has recently expanded staff and equipment in an effort...

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 9, 2019

Chamber board seeking directors

The Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber is seeking nominations from its membership for positions on the nine-member Board of Directors. Directors are elected by ballot at the Chamber’s Annual Dinner on Feb. 7 with a three-year term beginning in...

 

Counter intuitive

Going into a new year often means new changes and the Saratoga Branch Library will certainly have that going into 2019. Frequent visitors of the library will now be greeted by an updated circulation...

 

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