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 By Liz Wood    Politics    January 30, 2013

Three applicants vie for Commission position

On Jan. 21 the Carbon County Republican Party met to select three applicants to be considered for the Carbon County Commissioners seat left vacant by Jerry Paxton. Paxton resigned his commission seat...

 

Thomas Lee Runner

Local relatives and friends were recently notified of the death of former Valley resident Thomas Lee Runner. He died Dec. 10, 2012, in West Palm Beach, Fla., following a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born Feb. 2, 1948, in Denver, Colo., and was... Full story

 

Isabella Mackenzie Pride

Isabella Mackenzie Pride was born Jan. 24, 2013, in Laramie, to parents Gena Chymych and Mack Pride III. She weighed 6 lbs., 8 oz. and was 19 inches long. Her maternal grandmother is Karen Aurthor...

 

American Legion Auxiliary

Seven members of the American Legion Auxiliary met at the Legion post at 6:30 p.m., Jan. 15. Discussion was held and plans made for the concession sales at the Fishing Derby to be held at the Saratoga Lake June 19 and 20. Plans were also discussed...

 

Reliability and permanence, or, why legals still have a place in newsprint

The other day someone on the radio said legals in the paper were no longer necessary. He argued legal notices could be “printed” for free on the internet and that no one noticed them in the...

 

A standing ovation for the Clinic

Editor: I think we need a round of applause ... a standing ovation, for the whole staff at the medical clinic. Last week I was just sure I would have to get better to die, when a dear friend cleverly tricked me into going to get checked out. No...

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 30, 2013

UW President’s honor roll

The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Carbon County on the 2012 fall semester President’s Honor Roll: Daniel Joseph Greenwood and Stephanie Leanora Strasbaugh, of Riverside; Thomas S. Bokelman, Maegan Ruth Fields, Adrianne V....

 
 By Liz Wood    News    January 30, 2013

Just a friendly little game between mayors

Greg Salisbury, left, and Ron Bedwell, mayors of Encampment and Riverside respectively, play a friendly game of Black Jack at the Grand Encampment Opera House during the Sierra Madre Winter Carnival...

 
 By Joe Elder    News    January 30, 2013

Ramping up school security

School security is always something Superintendent Bob Gates, Carbon County School District #2 Board of Directors and principals talk about, but events like the shooting at Sandy Hook elementary...

 
 By Liz Wood    News    January 30, 2013

G&F seeks public input on herd management

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department (G&F) has been compiling data for years to determine how many elk and moose are on the ground in local hunting areas. On Monday, Will Schultz, G&F biologist,...

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 30, 2013

Speech team brings home 1A/2A championship

The Carbon County School District No. 2 Speech team returned home as 1A/2A champions of the Evanston Speech and Debate meet. Encampment juniors Rebecca Treat and Kaylyn Wesel earned sixth place with...

 

Rolling with the stone

Walking into Jerry Wood’s studio is like walking into another era. The still grace of the sculptures themselves are the only suggestion of movement, except for the carver himself surrounded by the...

 
 By Liz Wood    Sports    January 30, 2013

Lady Panthers sizzle at HEM, scratch and claw at Big Piney

Taylor Smith scored a career high of 26 points in the Lady Panthers 58-42 win against Hanna-Elk-Mountain-Medicine Bow (HEM) Friday night in the Miner’s court. “I didn’t want to lose,” Smith...

 
 By Liz Wood    Sports    January 30, 2013

Illness, injuries and fouls plague Panthers

The Saratoga Panthers (6-10) played a tight game against Hanna-Elk Mountain-Medicine Bow (HEM) (1-14) Friday in the Miners’ court ending the first quarter at a tie of 11. “Hanna played well,...

 

Tigers win one, lose one

The Encampment Tigers played two non-conference games last week. The first game, last Tuesday, was a fast-paced game against the North Park Wildcats. Senior Waddie Love played in his last high school...

 
 By Joe Elder    Sports    January 30, 2013

Town looks to add recreational path

A proposed walking path from Veterans Island to Sandy Beach at Saratoga Lake got a boost when the Saratoga Town Council passed a resolution, at Recreation Director Lisa Burton’s request, to approve...

 

Lady Tigers get handle on passing offense

The Encampment Lady Tigers took on North Park and Rock River last week. The Tigers played much better basketball this week and the scores reflected the progress. The last time Encampment played North...

 

Grapplers dominate on home mats

The Panther wrestlers hosted a wrestling meet Thursday. The grapplers put 10 men on the mat, and although not everyone had wins, the wrestlers were obviously fired up. The meet was a Quadrangular, mor...

 

Cow’s tail hair, air conditioners and record derby

Compiled by Joe Elder 100 years ago Feb. 6, 1913 Wyoming Number 36 Wyoming was the 36th state in the Union to ratify the amendment to the Federal constitution so that the Income Tax can be made a federal law. All incomes even down to $4,000 or $5,000... Full story

 

Intergenerational impact

The Activity Department at Valley View offers a wide variety of activities each week to meet the residents’ interests, as well as the physical, mental and psychological well-being of each resident. On Thursday afternoon, residents, staff, and... Full story

 

Movies return to Senior Center

There were just four for bingo this week. Two-dollar winners were Madaline Forbes and Pat Faust. One-dollar winners were Berneil McCord and Winnie Allen. Pat won the four-dollar blackout round. There were two tables for duplicate bridge on Monday.... Full story

 

The pig was a hoot

It is Monday and we had a little snow fall during the night. It is so pretty to see the fresh white stuff, especially when it covers all that dirty ice and slush. Did you make it over for the Winter Carnival? Well, I didn’t get in on any... Full story

 
 By Joe Elder    News    January 30, 2013

Old world charm wins new business of the year

Planning, designing and running a restaurant is hard work and even harder if your business partner is your spouse. Tommy and Cassie Orduno, owners and operators of Bella’s Bistro, not only pulled...

 

2013 Sierra Madre Winter Carnival winners list

Treasure Hunt First place – Bill and Maureen Zeiger and Rick Allen Second place – Maggie Kelley, Alyson Sneddon, Randy Lambert, Heather Sneddon, and Dana Ehnle Third place – Sandy, Rick, Mary and Joy Martin and Vicki Loftice Kids Sledding... Full story

 

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