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 By Joshua Wood    News    February 19, 2020

Fire on Main Avenue

Shortly before noon on February 12, the Saratoga Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD) responded to reports of a structure fire at 309 W. Main Avenue in Saratoga. The structure affected was in the back of...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    February 19, 2020

BOCCC approve full-time positions

The Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) will soon be advertising for two full-time positions for Carbon County Fire Warden and Carbon County Emergency Management Coordinator following their...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 19, 2020

MHCC awarded grant

Memorial Hospital of Carbon has been selected as a recipient for grant funds by the Wyoming Breast Cancer Initiative for 2020. MHCC was awarded $8000 to provide breast cancer screening and diagnostic imaging to women who are uninsured or...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    February 19, 2020

County adopts snow removal policy

During their rescheduled meeting on February 10, the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) unanimously approved a county snow removal policy presented by Interim Road and Bridge Coordinator Kan...

 

Hanna went CodeRED

The Hanna Town Council met at 6 p.m. on February 11 at the Hanna Town Hall. All members of the council and mayor were present. The agenda was approved after it was amended to show that Carbon County...

 

Your right to know is at stake

Much like a bad penny, attempts by the Wyoming Legislature to remove public notices from the pages of Wyoming newspapers, and leading to less informed constituents, have returned. Despite the failure of three similar bills last year, these... Full story

 
 By Dana Davis    News    February 19, 2020

Discussing standards

One of the first items discussed during the Airport Board meeting on February 12 was the financial report. In 2019, the airport saw a total of 460 “movements” and $37,150 in landing fees. So far,...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    February 19, 2020

SCWEMS update

The Riverside Town Council meeting of February 13 was as short as the agenda. An update was provided by Helen Weiland, representative for the South Central Wyoming EMS Joint Powers Board on their new...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    February 19, 2020

Dredging Encampment

February 13 was a night for short meetings. The Encampment Town Council quickly reviewed and approved most of the items on their agenda. Some of the agenda items that were approved include the...

 

Lady Panthers take out Lady Pronghorns

The Saratoga Lady Panthers finished two of the last three conference games they have in the regular season over the weekend. They were hosted by the Farson-Eden Lady Pronghorns (7-13, 2-5) on Friday...

 

Lady Tigers prepare to close season

Despite their best attempts throughout the season, the clock has run out for the Encampment Lady Tigers as they attempted to secure a conference win and find a way into the regional tournament. On...

 

Saratoga speakers place one over weekend

Over the weekend, the Saratoga Speech and Debate team were in Gillette as they competed in the Thunder Basin Top Gun Tournament. Of the four member team, one made it into the semifinal round and...

 

Tigers take two on the road

The Encampment Tigers regained their footing this weekend as they saw two wins on the road against the Cokeville Panthers (8-10, 1-5) on Friday and the Farson-Eden Pronghorns (12-7, 3-4) on...

 

HEM feels weather woes

Northern Carbon County has seen a lot of snow this season, but what has really effected the towns in the area are the constant road closures due to heavy winds along with the winter conditions. Hanna,...

 

Carbon Invite cut in half

Twenty schools were intending to come to the Carbon Tournament on February 14-15 at Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School. Due to the blustery wind and icy road conditions, three...

 

Panthers dealt dual losses

While the Saratoga Panthers may have been riding high on achieving a conference win against their Valley rivals, the Encampment Tigers, they were dealt two blows over the weekend. Saratoga was hosted...

 

Bennetts break the books

In the multipurpose room of Saratoga Middle High School, names and records adorn the walls as they tell the story of achievements by student athletes through the years. Some of these records seem to...

 

Examining the Encampment River herd

On the afternoon of February 9, staff and students from Encampment K-12 School joined employees of the Wyoming Game & Fish Department (WGFD) on Finley Hill Road outside Encampment. While it...

 

Town highway, Art Zieger, pay hike and Sherrod wins

100 Years Ago February 10, 1920 Survey for State Highway Through Platte Valley Will Start in Few Days The survey for the State Highway through the Platte Valley from Encampment to Walcott will be under way within a few days, is the statement of...

 

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