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Articles from the February 8, 2017 edition

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 By FW Broschart    News    February 8, 2017

Transfer station complete

The Upper Platte River Solid Waste Disposal District’s (Landfill board) first meeting of 2017 was relatively well attended by the public. Board members discussed the opening of the Valley’s new transfer station. The $1.3 million transfer station... Full story

 By Dick Perue    News    February 8, 2017

Matman memories

A tribute to the late Dale Federer, founder of the Saratoga High School wrestling program, will be heldthis weekend during the 2017 Carbon County Invitational held at the Panther Den in Saratoga.... Full story


Robert N. "Bob" Blom

The Valley lost another long time resident recently. Robert N. "Bob" Blom was born December 21, 1923 to the late Charles and Lena (Yuthas) Blom. He was the last surviving sibling of 8 children. Bob... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    February 8, 2017

Valentine's squawks!

Valentine’s Day is upon us, and what better and more romantic gift for a loved one than a serenade? In honor of this honored tradition, members of the Valley Service Organization (VSO) will take to the streets of Saratoga Tuesday reviving the... Full story

 By FW Broschart    News    February 8, 2017

Energy policy ENDOWed

Governor Matt Mead’s office announced an initiative Monday that is hoped will diversify the state’s economy and strengthen it. The Governor’s initiative, called “Economically Needed Diversity Options for Wyoming (ENDOW) was created to help... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    February 8, 2017

Presbytery gathers in Saratoga

The First Presbyterian Church of Saratoga expects between 70 and 80 delegates to attend the Presbytery of Wyoming's winter meeting this weekend, Feb. 9-11, at the church on the corner of Third and... Full story


Fall semester honor rolls

University of Wyoming President’s Honor Roll The President’s Honor Roll consists of undergraduates who earned a 4.0 GPA for the semester and were enrolled a minimum of 12 credit hours. Saratoga Olivia Jennifer Gaudesi Kylie Marie Grant Andrew Fil... Full story

 By Max Miller    Opinion    February 8, 2017

Ramble On

As many of you know (word travels fast here, I’ve learned), this is my last submission as a columnist for the Sun. I’ve accepted another reporting job with the Cody Enterprise, and my girlfriend... Full story

 By Max Miller    Sports    February 8, 2017

Grapplers struggle at Ron Thon

Still reeling from the lingering effects of a flu epidemic, Panthers wrestlers had an underwhelming weekend at the Riverton Ron Thon Invitational. Senior Thomas Ingraham secured a fourth place finish... Full story


Winless weekend woes for Tigers

The Encampment Boys' Basketball team had a rough weekend facing off against two conference rivals, one of which was ranked #5 in the class. The boys hosted the Farson-Eden Pronghorns Friday and the... Full story


Recovering Lady Tigers go 1-1

The Encampment School girls' basketball team had a weekend of mixed results against conference contenders Farson-Eden and Cokeville over the weekend. Illnesses that raged through the lower Valley, as... Full story

 By Max Miller    Sports    February 8, 2017

Lady panthers show heart in losses

Over the weekend, the Saratoga girls basketball team was on the wrong end of a pair of 4-point games. "It was a tough weekend. I mean, we were right there both games and had our chance to win," coach... Full story

 By Max Miller    Sports    February 8, 2017

Panthers split weekend

The Saratoga boys basketball team split their weekend games, posting a 55-45 win over Cokeville Friday but falling 59-46 to Farson the next afternoon. Both contests took place on home hardwood for... Full story

 By FW Broschart    News    February 8, 2017

Raptor takes off for CCSD #2

Visitors to public schools in the Valley will be required to show a legal ID to enter schools starting Feb. 13, as the Carbon County School District #2 (CCSD #2) implements a new computerized visitor tracking system. The system, purchased from... Full story

 By Dick Perue    News    February 8, 2017

Library programs set

Enrichment programs at the Saratoga Branch Library were developed Jan. 23 during the quarterly meeting of Friends of the Saratoga Library (FOL). At this session, members established February and... Full story



Senior Center Menu Wednesday: Cheeseburger, french fries, pea salad, country apple dessert, milk. Thursday: Ham and beans, coleslaw, cornbread, strawberries, milk. Friday: Salmon patty, O’Brien potato, beets, wheat bread, pineapple tidbits,... Full story


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