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Articles from the January 25, 2017 edition

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 By FW Broschart    News    January 25, 2017

Chariots out ... Next?

Chariot Races, long a favorite winter event in the Valley for over 30 years, will not be held this year. But a new event called skijoring is coming into the Valley with the hopes of combining... Full story

 By Max Miller    News    January 25, 2017

Bed bid bought

At a Jan. 17 meeting of the Saratoga Town Council, mayor Ed Glode revealed long-awaited details of a gravel bar removal operation in the North Platte River upstream of the HWY 130 bridge. Dixon-based... Full story


Larceny on Bridge Street

Saratoga Police are investigating an attempted larceny or shoplifting that occurred Jan. 14 at Bridge Street Bargains downtown. Saratoga Chief of Police Robert Bifano said store employees called authorities after a male customer attempted to flee... Full story

 By Max Miller    Opinion    January 25, 2017

The long way 'round, part 4

After my clothes had dried from the river and I'd eaten lunch, I remounted my bike and set off alone once again, the sound of strange birds riding a light breeze alongside me. Things started off well... Full story


Letters to the Editor

We have all heard of the “Seven Wonders of the World,” in fact there are at least four lists of what those wonders are, with all of them being different. I would like to add the Hot Pool to any one of those lists. You see I can’t think of many... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    January 25, 2017

Malone named to BHSU fall Dean's List

Macey Malone, of Saratoga, and a student at Black Hills State University (BHSU) in Spearfish, S.D., was named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2016 semester. Students on the BHSU deans list maintained a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    January 25, 2017

Lang completes training, honored

On December 9, 2016, Kelby Lang, resident of Saratoga, graduated from Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 58th Infantry Regiment of Fort Benning, Georgia. At the completion of the 14-week One Station Unit... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    January 25, 2017

Fake fifties, hoax hundreds

The Carbon County Sheriff’s Office has received two reports of counterfeit bills being distributed across Carbon County in the last two weeks. The first report, received in December, consisted of a $50 counterfeit bill. The second report, in...

 By FW Broschart    News    January 25, 2017

Wind spins forward

The first couple weeks of 2017 have been topsy-turvy time for wind energy firms in Wyoming, and those that hope to be operating in the state soon. The year started out with State legislature file 127. That bill proposed increasing the state’s tax... Full story


Tigers on top for weekend

Last week, Encampment High School boys and girls basketball teams came off a tough post-homecoming week to sweep their rivals from North Park in Colorado, as well as Valley and conference rivals... Full story

 By Max Miller    Sports    January 25, 2017

Regrouping after losses, illness

A pair of weekend losses augured the start of poor health for the Saratoga Panthers boys basketball team, who were missing half their roster to illness by practice Monday. The Panthers fell 53-43 in... Full story

 By Max Miller    Sports    January 25, 2017

Saratoga splits weekend

Despite missing two players to illness and one to injury, the Saratoga High School girls' basketball team managed to split games over the weekend. While the Panthers lost 48-32 in Encampment Friday,... Full story

 By Max Miller    Sports    January 25, 2017

Illness pins grapplers' hopes

Diminished by an illness that also swept through other Saratoga High School (SHS) sports teams, the Panthers wrestling program had a disappointing weekend at the Lander Invite. Though senior Thomas... Full story



Senior Center Menu Wednesday: Chili/cheese/onion, tossed salad, corn bread, strawberries, milk. Thursday: Baked fish, wild rice blend, creamed peas, wheat roll, fruited jell-o/whipped topping, milk. Friday: Sausage egg bake, hash browns, green... Full story


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