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Encampment K-12 celebrates "End of the World"

Students at Encampment K-12 School saw 'dead people' last week. 2014 Homecoming week was dubbed "The End of the World" and students seemed to have fun during the week by dressing as zombies and...

 

Allen Roy 'Al' Beck

Allen Roy "Al" Beck, 72, passed away Sunday Jan. 26, 2014 at the Rawlins Memorial Hospital from heart complications with his wife and family by his side. Al was born Oct. 25, 1941 in Blackduck...

 

Kelly Daniel O'Leary

Kelly Daniel O'Leary, age 17 of Littleton, Colo., entered into eternal life on Jan. 23, 2014, at Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colo. Kelly was born May 16, 1996, in Denver, Colo. to Daniel and...

 

Leonard 'Big Sandy' Sander

Leonard (Big Sandy) Sander passed away January 28, 2014 in Commerce City, Colorado. He was 74 years of age at the time of his death. Leonard was born to Lester and Alice Sander on February 3, 1939 in...

 

Birth announcement: Nathaniel William Lynch

Stephen and Rebecca Lynch are proud to announce the birth of their son Nathaniel William. Nate was born at home Aug. 27, at 6:26 am. He weighed 9 pounds 14 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. Nate was...

 

Our can can't, or, please fix our super bowl

You never know what you have until it’s gone. That is a truism that has been proven again and again as, well … true. For instance, I have gotten used to using the toilet on a “regular” basis....

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    February 5, 2014

Uhling gains national teaching certification

On Jan. 29, LeAnn Uhling finally received that piece of paper she had been waiting over two years for. It was a certificate with the words "National Board for Professional Teaching Standards"...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 5, 2014

Chariot races head to the gate for year 34

One of the earliest forms of racing is ready to return to Saratoga for a 34th year. The Donald E. Erickson Chariot Races headed to the starting gate in a little over a week. The annual event, put on by the Saratoga Lions Club will begin... Full story

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    February 5, 2014

Young visits Valley to talk SF 104

The Wyoming Supreme Court ruled that Senate File 104 (SF 104) was unconstitutional on Jan. 28. The Court’s ruling insured that Wyoming State Superintendent, Cindy Hill, would be placed back in...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 5, 2014

County libraries 'get buggy with it'

Carbon County Library Systems has a wide range of happenings for the month of February. The Library has announced their new winter program encouraging readers “get buggy about reading.” Starting on Feb. 24, readers of all ages can sign up for the... Full story

 
 By Doug Radunich    News    February 5, 2014

Wine tasters take note

Wine connoisseurs and tasting enthusiasts can get their lips on an array of fine wines this week at the Platte Valley Community Center. The Saratoga Museum is hosting the “Sipping for History... Full story

 

Tigers smash rival Panthers 64-43

The town of Encampment had plenty to celebrate homecoming weekend, as their hometown Tigers pulverized Saratoga's Panthers 64-43. The win was not only a great first homecoming game for the Tigers...

 

Lady Tigers dealt double homecoming defeats

Encampment's Lady Tigers suffered a double-hit over homecoming weekend, losing to their Platte Valley rivals and tough conference contenders on home ground. The Encampment girls lost 32-48 Friday agai...

 

E-Club cakes make $20K

More than $20,000 was raised at Saturday's "E-Club Cake Auction" held as part of Encampment K-12 School's homecoming festivities. A total of 94 cakes were entered into the auction, which took place...

 

Contributions add up to bad hair day

Homecoming is about getting together and supporting your local community. And a few local community members went above and beyond the call of duty to support their local schools. The Encampment...

 

Reflections: Snow slides covers buildings at the Jolly Tar mine

Reprint of this story from the February 7, 1903 issue of the Dillon Doublejack brought to you courtesy of Grandma’s Cabin, Encampment, Wyoming. Preserving History - Serving the Community. Many Snow Slides A snow slide occurred on January 29th on th...

 

Men get a lift

There were only four here for Bridge Monday. High winner was Bob Johnson. We want to send our get well wishes to Gladys Vawser who had some surgery this past week. We all hope she is back on her feet real soon. We were told Kenny Winters is in the...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 5, 2014

Police Report

From Jan, 27 through Feb. 2, the Saratoga Police Department responded to 184 calls including the following classifications: Agency assistance (2); ambulance (4); bar check (4); business checks (35); citizen assist (7); civil standby (1); destruction...

 

Movies, music, mirth and more

At Deseret Health and Rehab, residents enjoyed many activities throughout the week. The Activity Department offers a wide variety of activities each week to meet the residents’ interests, as well as the physical, mental and psychological...

 

February looks to be busy month

News for the Month: Happy February. It’s going to be a busy Month. We have Blood Pressure checks on Feb. 6 & 20. Breakfast at noon will be Saturday, Feb. 8. We are having Breakfast Burrito smothered with Green Chili or Country Gravy, Fruit, Juice...

 

Middle school girls' basketball results

Encampment Junior High Girls’ Basketball Friday, Jan. 31 Encampment A Team (32) vs. Hanna A Team (11) Noelle Peterson-14 points Paige Powell-8 points Hailey Barkhurst-4 points Cheyanne Jordan-2 points Micaiah Pantle-2 points Ashlynn Johnson-2...

 

Middle schoolers up for a spell

The Saratoga/Encampment Spelling Bee was held Jan. 27 in the Saratoga Middle School Cafeteria. Eleven students, ranging from fourth to eighth grade, showed off their spelling abilities. For the first...

 

Panther wrestlers wow crowd on home mats

Saratoga High School wrestling supporters got their first taste of home competition this season at the Saratoga Quadrangular Thursday evening. Head coach Jared Mason said the one home meet of the...

 

Check it out! SMS students get to test their hypotheses at science fair

Can you use solar power to cook s'mores? What's the sturdiest way to construct a bridge? Which colors absorb the most heat? Local students tackled these questions and more last Thursday at the...

 

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