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 By Joshua Wood    News    January 27, 2021

Valley vaccinations begin

On the morning of January 21, what appeared to be a line for admission formed in front of the Platte Valley Community Center and out into the parking lot. Instead of waiting for a popular musical act...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    January 27, 2021

But does it look nice?

Safety and aesthetics were the top concerns raised by the Saratoga Town Council in regards to a proposed bulk propane storage facility south of town during their January 19 meeting. The facility,...

 

David W. Trefren

David W. Trefren died unexpectedly January 17, 2021. Dave was born in Ord, Nebraska to Ted and Margie Trefren on November 17, 1959. He was the sixth of seven children. The family moved to Cheyenne... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 27, 2021

Education innovation

Governor Mark Gordon has unveiled a proposal for modernizing and refocusing Wyoming’s higher education system. The initiative, called the Wyoming Innovation Network (WIN), calls for closer collaboration between the University of Wyoming and the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    January 27, 2021

Then there were five

Saratoga Town Council At A Glance Appoint of Legal Counsel • Mayor Creed James appointed Sundahl, Powers, Kapp & Martin as legal counsel with unanimous approval from town council. Saratoga Town...

 

Tired of plague and politics?  How about some good news! 

Enough already. Enough about politics. Enough about the deadly virus. Enough about complaining. Today, folks, this column will be totally devoted to GOOD NEWS. And there is plenty of it. First of all, the days are getting longer. Our long winter of...

 
 By Mike Armstong    News    January 27, 2021

Med Bow seats council

At their first meeting of 2021, three of the four people elected to Medicine Bow Town Council took their oaths of office. While Sharon Kahl, Lucy Schofield and Cindy Chace were all sworn in. Trevor...

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 27, 2021

One step at a time

With the long-anticipated approval of a $16 million plan appraisal, the Platte Valley Healthcare Project (PVHP) is finally in a position to move forward on construction of the North Platte Valley Medical Center. In the next phase, First Interstate...

 
 By Mike Armstong    News    January 27, 2021

Rawlins adds representative

It has been several months since the Carbon County Visitors Council (CCVC) has met in person but, on January 20, the board met at Firewater Public House in Saratoga. In addition to the board members meeting face-to-face, the city of Rawlins sent...

 

Local tourism saves 2020

International tourism took a hit in 2020 as a global pandemic brought travel to a halt and countries issued stay-at-home orders. In the United States, residents looked for places they could escape to...

 

Four Miners hit mats

The wrestlers from Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School traveled to Lingle over the weekend, where they joined the Saratoga Panthers. Head Coach Robert Riddle was pleased with the efforts of his grapplers. “The team wrestled well,...

 

Panthers see wins

The Saratoga High School wrestling team traveled to Lingle on January 23 to compete against Glenrock, Lingle Ft. Laramie/Southeast, and Gering, Nebraska.  Head Coach Jared Mason said the first dual...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    January 27, 2021

Tigers tie weekend

When it comes to the competitive 1A Southwest Conference, the only constant is change. The team that's on top one week may not hold onto that position for long. Recently, the Encampment Tigers have...

 

Tough week for Miners

The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) Miners didn’t have the week they had hoped. First, the Dubois Rams were quarantined meaning HEM didn’t have a game on Friday. On Saturday going to Guernsey-Sunrise, HEM played a solid first half, but...

 

Lady Miners bury the competition

The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) Lady Miners played twice this week and crushed both teams they faced. Lady Miners vs. Dubois Lady Rams The HEM home crowd got to see the Lady Miners take on...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    January 27, 2021

Cokeville, Farson evade Lady Tigers

The Encampment Lady Tigers faced two conference foes over the weekend as they hosted the Cokeville Lady Panthers on Friday and the Farson-Eden Lady Pronghorns on Saturday. As the Lady Tigers worked to...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    January 27, 2021

Information, literacy

The Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) were given a preview of the Carbon County Library System’s (CCLS) strategic plan during their January 19 meeting.  Along with hearing about the...

 

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