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New Mayor for Medicine Bow

The Medicine Bow Town Council met January 9 to swear in two newly elected council positions. Casey Federer and Lucy Schofiedl were immediately sworn in once the meeting was underway. Then from the...

 

Donors needed

Blood donors are needed for the blood drive sponsored annually by the Valley Service Organization (VSO). The drive will be held on January 18, 2023 at the Platte Valley Community Center from noon to 5:30. The event chair, Roxie Baldwin, said she... Full story

 

Carbon County Commissioners break the ceiling

Throughout the history of the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) three women sat on the board; Linda Fleming, Lindy Glode who served as vice chairman and Sue Jones. At the January 3, 2023...

 

Rawlins City Council changes vices

While the House of Representatives hit a stalemate in electing leadership in Washington D.C. on January 3, nearly 1,800 miles away the Rawlins City Council decided on their own leaders. The entire process was held by secret ballot. The governing...

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 12, 2023

UW Extension to Host Northwest Crop Symposium in Powell Jan. 25

On Jan. 25, the University of Wyoming Extension will host its 2023 Northwest Crop Symposium at the Park County Fairgrounds in Powell. “The Northwest Crop Symposium is an annual event for producers to gather some new information and do a little netw...

 

We never see anything good

I eavesdrop when I'm in a restaurant or a bar. It's hard not to hear what others say when they're only a few feet away. The other day I was in a local restaurant and overheard a conversation between...

 

Who will represent Ward 2?

The residents of Ward 2 in Rawlins were without full representation on January 3 and will be without at least until the first meeting in February. Tonya Lewman, who defeated incumbent Linda Smith in the 2022 General Election, did not take her Oath of...

 

Snow-place like small towns

There was no shortage of snow as Rawlins entered the New Year, receiving a total of two feet between the night of January 1 and the morning of January 4. Fortunately, there was no shortage when it came to acts of kindness as well. From pulling...

 

Tigers become another Panther victim

The Valley saw the clash of two Carbon County rivals on January 6. Although Encampment started out strong in the beginning, it was not long before the Saratoga Panthers overwhelmed them. Saratoga won...

 

Gauging Success

“This is just my opinion, and there are certainly contenders which might prove me wrong, but I believe the top four teams in 1A basketball right now are Burlington, Saratoga, Southeast and Upton,...

 

Rattlers spit out one win and one loss

The Little Snake River Valley (LSRV) High School Rattler basketball team went across the border to play two 2A Colorado teams. The first game on January 6 went well for the Rattlers as they beat...

 

Lady Miner Wrestlers go top 10 at Shatto

“The Shane Shatto Tournament was very good,” Head Wrestling Coach Robert Riddle for Hanna, Elk Mountain, (HEM) High School said. “ All the kids wrestled well.”  HEM went up against 28 teams...

 

Saratoga Lady Panthers couldn't sink it

The Lady Panthers basketball players hit it hard and fast on Friday, winning the first two quarters with at least a seven point lead. However, in the last two quarters the Encampment Lady Tigers...

 

Encampment Lady Tigers sliced through to win

Encampment's Lady Tiger Basketball team started out a little slow on Friday, losing the first half to Saratoga's Lady Panthers. The loss must have set off a spark in the girls because they came out...

 

Wind blows against the Lady Miners

The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) Lady Miner High School basketball team faced the leader in the Southeast conference and did not quite match up to the Southeast Cyclones.The score was 50...

 

Lady Rattlers take out two

The Little Snake River Valley (LSRV) High School girls basketball team went on a road trip that produced two wins in a row. Given the Lady Rattlers had a rough start in the beginning of the season,...

 

Reflections from the Saratoga Sun

25 years ago January 14, 1998 The Encampment man was an experienced snowmachiner. Staff Report Sunday was a sad day in thePlatte Valley.  An Encampment man was killed that afternoon in an avalanche while snowmobiling.   Benjamin F. Romios, 21 was...

 

Scam alert

It seems like every time the phone rings, it is another person telling you that your car insurance expired or one of your loved ones is in peril and needs money sent, no questions asked. Scam artists are getting more creative by the minute. Here are...

 

WDE announces child and adult food care program sites

The Wyoming Department of Education has announced the participating Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) organizations in Wyoming. The program reimburses participating organizations for nutritious meals and snacks served to children in child...

 

An innovative exchange

As part of a unique program, four pharmacy students from Howard University, Washington, D.C. and three pharmacy students from the University of Wyoming visited Saratoga on Sunday. Accompanied by...

 

Getting the feel of it

Eli Hobbs was made Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School principal when Steve Priest retired in late September. Hobbs has had a few months to learn to understand the job with a lot of...

 

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