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Scary fun

Jason Decker, of Brighton, Colorado has the perfect description of what it is like to race on skis behind a horse. “It is so fun and so scary at the same time.” The exuberant Decker has been racing in Saratoga for the last five years. “I...

 

A call for help

Adrenaline was pulsing through the veins of horses and skiers this weekend as the Saratoga Lions Club hosted the sixth annual Saratoga Skijoring Races at Buck Springs Arena this weekend. Eighty-seven teams were entered into the race for each day....

 

Patricia Wilson Bensen

Patricia (Pat) Wilson Bensen passed away on Friday, January 28, 2022 in Reno, Nevada. She was born on August 8, 1938 in Saratoga, Wyoming to Roy E. and Mildred Woody Wilson. Pat spent the majority of... Full story

 

What kind of political stew will occur in Wyoming in 2022?

This year 2022 was, once upon a time, shaping up to be one of the most interesting political years in memory. The last big election year like this, back in 2018, was a doozy, with three governor candidates spending over $2 million each, plus we saw... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 9, 2022

Snowmobiler passes

A Casper, Wyoming resident recently died following a snowmobile accident near Ryan Park. The passing of the resident, identified as 64-year-old Sherry Volker, came after the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office received a call at approximately 11:43...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 9, 2022

Roadside 'app'etizers

Collecting roadkill? There’s an app for that. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the Wyoming Department of Transportation recently launched new features to the Wyoming 511 mobile app to send authorization for those seeking to collect...

 

Unstoppable speaker stops in Hanna

Craig Conrad, an author and motivational speaker, came to Hanna on February 2 to speak to the entire student body at Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) Junior/Senior High. Then on February 3,...

 

In the public eye

The Platte Valley Arts Council (PVAC) recently announced their plans for public art displays throughout the Platte Valley. The pieces will feature local artists and include murals and sculptures depicting local life and culture. According to Stacy...

 

Rattlers split weekend

The Little Snake River Valley (LSRV) Rattler High School basketball faced two tough conference opponents this weekend winning the first, and losing the second. On Friday the Rattlers went on the Road...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    February 9, 2022

Grappling in Greybull

The Saratoga Panther grapplers took to the mats at the Greybull Invite on February 4 and 5 and saw both team and individual placings. To start the weekend, the Panthers picked up a team win over...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    February 9, 2022

Lady Panthers slip past Encampment

The Saratoga Lady Panthers are sitting in the No. 3 spot of the 1A Southwest Conference as the season begins to draw to a close. On Saturday, Saratoga was hosted by the Encampment Lady Tigers for a...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    February 9, 2022

Tigers keep tight with Saratoga

The clock is winding down as the 1A West Regional Tournament approaches and the Encampment Tigers have just three more chances to secure a conference win in the hopes of punching their ticket to the...

 

Miners experience peaks and valleys

A valley in the Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) Miner team was hit this week when the boys played the Midwest Oilers on January 31 in a makeup game. Head coach Cliff Jones said the Oilers...

 

Miner grapplers gain expeience

The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) wrestling team went to Rawlins to gain some experience on the mat on Saturday. Head Coach Robert Riddle was happy to see his kids more time against...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    February 9, 2022

Panthers stay on top

As the regional and state tournaments inch ever closer, the Saratoga Panthers are currently sitting at No. 1 in the tough 1A Southwest Conference as they narrowly lead the Cokeville Panthers for the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    February 9, 2022

Lady Rattlers bite, get bit

The Little Snake River Valley (LSRV) Lady Rattlers split their weekend of conference games as they were hosted by the Farson-Eden Lady Pronghorns on Friday and the Cokeville Lady Panthers on Saturday....

 

Lady Miners look for silver linings

The week started out well for the Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) Lady Miner when they faced the Midwest Lady Oilers in a makeup game on January 31.  It was a non-conference game and the Lady...

 

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