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Horror in the Valley

The monstrous seeds were planted in Riverside. As a boy, Max Weiland would listen to his brother, Erik, scare him to sleep with tales from H.P. Lovecraft, a renowned horror writer of the 1920s pulp...

 By Joshua Wood    News    January 16, 2019

Supporting the 6th penny

The first Encampment Town Council meeting of 2019 saw what could be a record finish as it took less than 20 minutes from beginning to end, including the swearing in of new council member Shannon...


Betty Lou Larsen

A memorial service will be held for Betty Lou Larsen, April 29 1926 - December 21 2018. Please join us in a celebration of her life at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 19 at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Saratoga.... Full story


Patsy Koos

Patsy Ann Koos died Jan. 6, 2019, at Community Care Center in Torrington, Wyo. Patsy was born on July 7, 1933 in Saratoga. She graduated from Platte Valley High School in Saratoga in 1941. After high school she attended a trade school then went to... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    January 16, 2019

Legion raffles hut

The Sons of the American Legion are raffling a two-person ice hut complete with auger, a pair of ice fishing poles, a lantern and a heater off at the 36th annual Ice Fishing Derby this weekend....

 By Joshua Wood    News    January 16, 2019

New year takes off

It was a successful takeoff for the Saratoga Airport Board during their January meeting held at 1 p.m. on Jan. 9 at the Saratoga Town Hall as they welcomed new town council representative Jon Nelson...


Settling in

The Hanna council met at 6 p.m. on Jan. 8 at the Hanna Town Hall with mayor Tony Poulos and council members Bob Patton, Pat Gregory, Traci Fowler and Linda Schisel in attendance. It was business as... Full story


No place for poor sportsmanship

Our local youths can be at their best when they play sports. They sacrifice their time and sweat to practice. They keep their grades up. They give their heart and soul to their team and the prospect of winning. They learn sportsmanship and teamwork....

 By Joshua Wood    News    January 16, 2019

Sewer gets stop order

The first meeting of the new year for the Carbon County Impact Joint Powers Board (CCIJPB) at 6 p.m. on Jan. 9 saw few changes as the board members welcomed new town council representative Jon Nelson...

 By Joshua Wood    Sports    January 16, 2019

Saratoga splits

It was a split weekend for Saratoga as the Panthers and Lady Panthers ventured down to Walden, Colo. to take on the North Park Wildcats and Lady Wildcats. The Saratoga boys were able to add another...

 By Joshua Wood    Sports    January 16, 2019

Encampment goes 1-1

The Lady Tigers and Tigers of Encampment took to the road on Saturday where they were hosted by conference foes, the Little Snake River Valley (LSRV) Lady Rattlers on Rattlers on Saturday. Descending...


Tested by size

The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) Lady Miners kept up their winning ways against the Rawlins JV Lady Outlaws on Jan. 8 in Rawlins. The Lady Miners came out on top 27-21. “Our effort was mu... Full story


Communication fuels win

Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School Head Boys Basketball Coach Cliff Jones said the Miners had a good game against the Rawlins JV basketball team on Jan. 8 in Rawlins. “We played a t...


Grappling with travel

The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) high school wrestling team went to Walden, Colo. to wrestle with three teams and traveled to the Don Runner tournament on Jan. 11-12 in Wind River which...


Bright spot in Wind River

“I saw some of the brightest moments of our wrestling team this season at Don Runner,” said Saratoga High School Wrestling Head Coach Zach Schmidt. Panther wrestlers went to the Don Runner...

 By Joshua Wood    Sports    January 16, 2019

Casper not so friendly

Coming off of winter break, the six-member Saratoga Speech and Debate Team headed to Casper to compete in the Kelly Walsh Invite where just one of the team members broke into the semi-final round in...


Awards of derbies past

With the 36th Annual Saratoga Ice Fishing Derby set to take place this weekend, the Saratoga Sun decided to take a look through our archives. This year, the Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce...


MOU prompts discussion

The Saratoga Planning commission met for their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, Jan. 8. Committee members Jim Beckmann, Chris Duke and Tom Westring were in attendance as Commission Chairman Jon...


Students of health

University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy students, and their counterparts from Howard University College of Pharmacy, have been participating in the Health Equity Leadership Program, an innovative...

 By Joshua Wood    News    January 16, 2019

SNAP shut

Families in Wyoming who are dependent upon the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will be receiving their February benefits early, but will not be receiving anything else until the end... Full story


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