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Articles from the March 17, 2021 edition

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 By Joshua Wood    News    March 17, 2021

RV park hits the brakes

It appears that Saratoga will not be getting a new recreational vehicle (RV) park in the near future. At least, if one is built, it will likely not be by JaJaCa Properties owners James (Jimmy) and Jam...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    March 17, 2021

Discussing disclosures

While the Town of Saratoga has yet to start on their audit of Fiscal Year 2020/2021, the Saratoga-Carbon County Impact Joint Powers Board (SCCIJPB) is nearing the completion of their financial...

 
 By Staff Report    News    March 17, 2021

USDA awards notice to proceed

Construction of the North Platte Valley Medical Center (NVPMC) will start construction earlier than expected. Though there is still snow on the ground, the Platte Valley Healthcare Project (PVHP) is excited and ready to proceed as soon as weather...

 

Desmend Michel Martinez

Desmend Michel Martinez, resident of Rawlins, passed away on March 7, 2021. Desmend was born on May 7, 1997 in Laramie, Wyoming to Merissa Martinez and Timothy Martinez. He graduated from Rawlins... Full story

 

Wilma June Wilcoxson

Wilma June Wilcoxson, 89, passed away on March 3, 2021 at the Saratoga Care Center in Saratoga, Wyoming. Wilma was born on June 5, 1931 in Durango, Colorado. Wilma loved her family and especially her grandchildren. She worked at various jobs through... Full story

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    March 17, 2021

Double checking on billing

Over the past few months, the Saratoga-Carbon County Impact Joint Powers Board (SCCIJPB) has discussed collecting on delinquent water and sewer accounts and terminating the services of those in...

 
 By Ken Paulson    Opinion    March 17, 2021

Open government is key to honest government

When government fails, it’s the rare public official who says, “Oops. My fault.” That’s human nature, particularly for officials in the public eye who may have to run for office again. No one wants to be held directly responsible for letting... Full story

 

Faust, Bucholz keynote speakers

Will Faust, chairman of the Platte Valley Healthcare Project (PVHP) and Laura Bucholz, liaison from the Corbett Medical Foundation, will give the keynote address at the Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner on Thursday, March 18. F...

 
 By Staff Report    News    March 17, 2021

Practice St. Patty's safely

COVID-19 restrictions are beginning to lift, creating more opportunities for folks to gather at their favorite restaurant or bar. With the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day, remember to preplan and have a sober designated driver before deciding to drink...

 

Setting the season virtually

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is holding season setting question and answer sessions online to review 2021 hunting season proposals. No in-person meetings will be held. Game and Fish will present region-specific information that addresses...

 

Elk Mountain Hotel stands strong

Health orders in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) are lifting this week and, slowly, businesses are seeing signs of getting back to normal. Christine Neel, owner of the Elk Mountain Hotel...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    March 17, 2021

A fluid discussion

The Hanna Town Council met on March 9 at the Hanna Town Hall. It was attended by council members Jason Nordquist, Sammy Sikes and William Dys. Council member Tracy Fowler was absent. Mayor Lois...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    March 17, 2021

The Med Bow zone

The Medicine Bow Town Council met on March 8 at the Medicine Bow Community Hall. All council members were present along with Mayor Sharon Biamon. The council decided to pay all but 10 percent of the c... Full story

 
 By Dana Davis    News    March 17, 2021

Rendezvous will return

The Encampment Town Council meeting of March 11, 2021 began with Josh Saier of the Sierra Madre Muzzle Loaders Club requesting permission to use the Grand Encampment Museum grounds for the annual...

 
 By Staff Report    News    March 17, 2021

Governor Gordon Issues Emergency Declaration to Facilitate Winter Storm Response

Responding to requests from affected counties, and following a thorough review of conditions, Governor Mark Gordon has issued an emergency declaration to facilitate a coordinated response in the... Full story

 

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