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Articles from the May 11, 2016 edition

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 By Max Miller    Business    May 11, 2016

'Boardom' ending at Saratoga sawmill

By Wednesday, May 11, the first shift will have started at the long-dormant Saratoga sawmill, according to Gary Ervin. Ervin, the managing partner of Saratoga Forest Management (SFM), is a 50 percent... Full story

 By Fred Broschart    News    May 11, 2016

Report: growing flood potential

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has issued final river flow estimates for the Upper North Platte River area of Carbon County, and the estimates place Saratoga at flood... Full story


Ruth M. (Ward) Brock

Wyoming native and Saratoga pioneer resident Ruth M. (Ward) Brock passed away April 24, 2016 in West Jordon, Utah at the age of 96. After more than 90 years in Saratoga, she moved to West Jordon five... Full story


Betty Haines Love Johnson

Betty Haines Love Johnson, 95, of Rawlins passed away May 3, 2016. She was born Dec. 19, 1920 in Rawlins to parents Katrina (Larsen) and Charley Haines. The family will hold services at a later date.... Full story


Richard D. Tyler Sr.

Richard Dean Tyler passed away Tuesday, May 3rd 2016 in Spring Creek Nev. at the age of 84. He was born on May 18th 1931 in Bladen, Neb. to Benjamin and Lanzelle Tyler. On December 26, 1950 he married Ruth O. Angelos in Denver, Colo. Richard (Dick)... Full story

 By Max Miller    News    May 11, 2016

USACE investigation begins

More investigations from the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) may be forthcoming following an inspection conducted by two USACE offic... Full story

 By Max Miller    News    May 11, 2016

River committee reversal questioned

Between the May 3 town council meeting and the morning of May 9, the Saratoga town council reversed course on an issue that had previously drawn uniform praise from the body. “The plan is, we’ll... Full story

 By Max Miller    Opinion    May 11, 2016

Going to Ghana, part 1

This tale took place during my Peace Corps service, when I took a two week trip to Ghana during my summer break from teaching at a school in Burkina Faso. This adventure begins in the least likely of... Full story


Saratoga Sun Editorial

At the last meeting of the Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD No. 2) on April 18 in Hanna, Superintendent Jim Copeland notified the board that a group of people in Saratoga has asked the school district to consider donating land near Saratoga... Full story


Letter to the Editor

Editor, Kudos to Mr. Winter and the town for handing what needed done to shore up the bridge prior to high water. Anyone who has looked at the North Platte River in the past month can see it has been carrying so much sediment that a few, or even a... Full story

 By Fred Broschart    News    May 11, 2016

Dodging disposal fees

Thanks to funding from the Wyoming State Loans and Investment Board (SLIB), the Upper Platte River Solid Waste District (Landfill board) announced at its Wednesday meeting that it will now be able to build a new transfer station and close the... Full story

 By Max Miller    News    May 11, 2016

River dominates council discussions

“I intend to do a pretty significant dredging project in September,” Saratoga Mayor Ed Glode announced at the May 3 Saratoga Town Council meeting. Though little was decided, contention again... Full story

 By Fred Broschart    News    May 11, 2016

'Bus crash' planned near SHS

The Carbon County Office of Emergency Management will coordinate an exercise in Saratoga at 9 a.m., May 17 near Saratoga High School, according to Carbon County Emergency Manager John Zeiger. The exercise is intended to give first responders a... Full story

 By Fred Broschart    Sports    May 11, 2016

EHS girls reach new heights

Encampment High School’ (EHS) track team put in a strong showing at the Bobcat Invite in Thermopolis on Friday, with Encampment’s girls’ team leading the way with an overall sixth place finish out of 22 teams that competed. The team placed... Full story

 By Max Miller    Sports    May 11, 2016

Saratoga looks to regionals

It’s that time of year for the track team. “Unfortunately, for some, you know, this will be their last week, and others will be going onto the next level,” Saratoga High School (SHS) track... Full story



SARATOGA SCHOOLS Wednesday: Biscuits and gravy, hash brown, fruit and vegetable bar, orange halves, milk Thursday: First grade menu: Ravioli, fruit and vegetable bar, cantaloupe, breadstick, milk Friday: Hot dog and bun, chips, “veggie” sticks,... Full story


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