The Saratoga Sun -

Articles from the February 19, 2014 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 36



 By Mike Dunn    News    February 19, 2014

Pumps shocked out of service

Sunday’s weather may have hurt the town’s access to water. As of Tuesday morning, all five Variable Frequency Drives (VFD), which enable water wells to pump water, have stopped working . Three of... Full story

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    February 19, 2014

'Thunder snow' plays havoc

Dan Gilbert, a meteorologist with Weather Modification Inc., who is working out of Saratoga, said Sunday’s weather is referred to as “thunder snow”. “It’s hard to forecast,” Gilbert said....

 

Swingles edge out competition

As auctioneer Cody Waldrip rattled off bids and the horses raced down the track, hundreds trudged through the mud and the wind to witness the 34th annual Donald D. Erickson Memorial Chariot Races this past weekend. The event began Friday night at the...

 

Kim Ward

The Saratoga Sun received word that Kim Ward, wife of Neal Ward, formerly of Saratoga, passed away Feb. 14, 2014 in Terrebonne, Ore. A full obituary will appear in a later edition of the Saratoga Sun.... Full story

 

Guest speaker at PVCC

The Platte Valley Christian Center will be hosting speaker Dick Schroeder Sunday. Schroeder, a national speaker for Chi Alpha University Ministries, is currently doing a retreat with University of Wyoming chapter in Saratoga and will speak to local...

 

Town progresses on river project

Town Engineer Chuck Bartlett said that the town has made solid progress with their portion of the North Platte River Restoration Project. Bartlett claims that he has compiled an exhaustive list of contact information for people who live alongside...

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    February 19, 2014

Airport board elects officers

The airport board is finally back up in the air after six months without a formal meeting. As Jennifer Hamilton and Bobby Chitwood joined the ranks of board members, the Saratoga Airport held their...

 
 By Liz Wood    News    February 19, 2014

Family, pets are 'just fine' after fire, flood destroys home

e Sharp family was under one roof Friday when they moved into a temporary home after a fire, followed by water damage, made their home of eight years uninhabitable. "The important thing is we are all...

 
 By Liz Wood    Opinion    February 19, 2014

Getting the best out of an eventful weekend

Everyone seems to think that I am going to write my column this week about my new grandson. Well, he is special and he is my first grandchild, but being only two weeks old, I am not sure I can write... Full story

 

Bureaucracy slows the wheels of government

Editor: This week begins the budget session and of course the true forms of power and egos, yet for whom, the people or the bureaucrat and bureaucracy? The real true bedfellows of legislation are not the politically elected, but the bureaucrat, when...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 19, 2014

Homecoming party for Ten Eyck changed

The welcome home party for Navy Chief Petty Officer Derek Ten Eyck has been moved to a new date, according to his wife Amanda. The party is scheduled at 5:30 p.m., March 2 at St. Ann’s Parish Hall. Ten Eyck returned home from Afghanistan last...

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    February 19, 2014

Barrasso visits business, school

Saratoga hosted U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo) Monday. Barrasso took a tour of the Saratoga Forest Management Mill meeting with its staff and the owners. Senator Barrasso recently sponsored the...

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    February 19, 2014

Planning commission hashes out new bylaws

The town of Saratoga planning commission spent the majority of their Feb. 11 meeting examining their bylaws. Board members were asked to compile a list of revisions at their last meeting on Jan. 11...

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    February 19, 2014

Public hearing for waste-water outfall planned

The Saratoga/Carbon County Impact Joint Powers Board held their regular scheduled meeting Feb. 12. Town Engineer Chuck Bartlett said that phase two of their loan application for the Waste Water...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 19, 2014

Speech team seeks judges for Rawlins meet

The Carbon County School District No. 2 Speech and Debate Team are co-hosting the Rawlins Outlaw Speech Meet Classic on Feb. 21 and 22 at Rawlins High School. The Saratoga speech members are seeking volunteers to judge at the meet. About 100 judges...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 19, 2014

Survey shows pine beetle decline

The U.S. Forest Service and Wyoming State Forestry Division recently released results of Wyoming’s annual aerial forest health survey, indicating that the spread of the mountain pine beetle epidemic has slowed dramatically while the spruce beetle...

 

Muzzleloaders report Rendezvous largest in Wyoming for 2013

Talk of the upcoming Sierra Madre Muzzleloaders Mountainman Rendezvous Thursday evening got Encampment Town Council members excited for summer. Josh Saier, President of the Sierra Madre Muzzleloaders...

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    February 19, 2014

Pilots fly in to serve on Saratoga Airport Board

The Saratoga Airport Board was back up and running this past week after the addition of two new members. Jennifer Hamilton and Bobby Chitwood bring their aeronautic experience to the board in order...

 

Riverside council looking toward park upgrades

With warmer weather coming soon, council members were planning for park maintenance and summer events at last Thursday’s Riverside Town Council meeting. Riverside Town Clerk Jan Cook said she...

 

Panthers take third at Carbon County Invite

Last weekend was a big triumph for the Saratoga Panther wrestlers, who earned two individual first-placements and a third-place team win at the Carbon County Invite. Head coach Jared Mason said he was...

 

Panthers snuff out Broncs

Saratoga's Panthers wrapped up their season conference play nicely with a 66-57 snuff over the Burns Broncs. Saturday's win over Burns was not only a good way to end Saratoga's regular conference...

 

Up, up and away into the atmosphere

Platte Valley elementary students witnessed a rousing outdoor lesson in cloud seeding last week, with help from the Saratoga-Encampment-Rawlins Conservation District's (SERCD) Natural Resource...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018