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 By Joshua Wood    News    January 26, 2022

For the republic

The Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) have officially declared Carbon County a “Constitutional Republic County”. The declaration came via a resolution passed on January 18 which had...

 

Elva Olson Evans

Elva Olson Evans, a daughter of Swedish emigrants, lived in the Upper North Platte River Valley virtually her entire life. Elva passed away peacefully in her home, her children by her side, on... Full story

 

The world needs more Mr. Sotos

In another life, much younger, I was a kindergarten English teacher in Taichung, Taiwan. It was an early job when I first arrived fresh from Hawaii. It laid the ground for me teaching English at...

 

Farewell, Elva

“How’s the most beautiful woman in all the Valley?” That was how I would greet Elva Evans whenever I saw her around town. Whenever I’d say that, she’d get a big grin on her face and laugh...

 

Protecting the public

Just as 2021 came to a close, the town of Medicine Bow received news their Public Works Director, Charlie George was retiring after 16 years of service with the town. It was the first time a town...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    January 26, 2022

Saratoga demands a recount

The Town of Saratoga will be joining an effort to contest the results of the 2020 Census. During the January 18 meeting of Saratoga's governing body, Mayor Creed James informed the rest of the...

 
 By Micky Jones    Sports    January 26, 2022

Saratoga wrestles way to 3rd place

The Saratoga grapplers still had a chance to see the mat last week despite the cancellation of the HEM Triangular. The Panthers traveled to Lingle over the weekend to participate in the Dogger Duals...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    January 26, 2022

Panthers go 1-1 in conference games

The walls of the Panther Den reverberated with the raucous roars of Saratoga Panther fans as the team hosted two conference rivals for two barn burners this past weekend. On Friday, Saratoga hosted...

 
 By Micky Jones    Sports    January 26, 2022

Lady Panthers take down Farson-Eden

The Saratoga Lady Panthers had a full weekend of conference games. Battling Cokeville and Farson-Eden, the Lady Panthers showed their teeth against both teams. First, Saratoga fought a close loss to...

 
 By Micky Jones    Sports    January 26, 2022

Lady Tigers secure conference win

The Encampment Lady Tigers had a roller coaster weekend full of high scores and a tough loss. Facing Farson-Eden and Cokeville, the Lady Tigers clawed into their homecoming weekend. First winning agai...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    January 26, 2022

Encampment dealt narrow losses

The Encampment Tigers were dealt two homecoming heartbreakers this past week as they hosted two conference rivals. In both games, the Tigers appeared to have victory in their grasp until the final...

 

HEM falls to Vikings at home

The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) Miners came to their home gym on Saturday to face the Guernsey-Sunrise Vikings a man short. Kyler Proffitt was not able to play and the Miner team was down...

 

HEM grapplers do well

“We had a really good weekend at Lingle,” Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) Wrestling Coach Robert Riddle said. “The tournament didn’t have as many wrestlers as we have seen in the...

 
 By Micky Jones    Sports    January 26, 2022

LSRV gets bit

The Little Snake River Lady Rattlers were traveling over the weekend with two Colorado Games. Facing Meeker and Sorco the Lady Rattlers were able to take home one win. Facing the Meeker Lady Cowboys...

 

Lady Miners bury Guernsey-Sunrise

The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) Lady Miner were able to keep their regional playoff race alive by beating the Guernsey-Sunrise Lady Vikings on Saturday in a conference game. This win makes...

 

Rattlers bit twice while in Colorado

The Little Snake River Valley (LSRV) Rattler’s head coach, Jack Cobb, had wanted to test his team out against bigger 2A Colorado teams this week. Although LSRV took two hits, the games did not...

 

A Starr turns 90

On January 31, Merle (Ward) Starr will celebrate her 90th birthday. Though she may not have the deep roots other families in the Valley claim, Merle has been a lifelong Saratoga resident having been b...

 

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