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Articles from the March 17, 2022 edition

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 By Joshua Wood    News    March 17, 2022

Closed for the season

For the past few years, the expenditure of county resources to rescue visiting motorists stranded on seasonally closed county roads has frustrated the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) and...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    March 17, 2022

Knock three times

The locking of doors during business at one of Saratoga’s liquor establishments was a topic of discussion during the March 15 meeting of the Saratoga Town Council. Saratoga Police Chief Ken Lehr...

 

Do the things you enjoy

Long-time Saratoga resident Don Herold, who marked his 90th birthday on March 16, was at his shop bright and early on Friday morning, taking care of some bookkeeping. He established Herold's Iron...

 
 By Staff Report    News    March 17, 2022

Avalanche claims one

A 58-year-old South Dakota man is dead following an avalanche in the Encampment River Wilderness on March 12. At approximately 1:02 p.m., the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) received a call from Roy Simonson of Rapid City, South Dakota....

 

Investing in non-profits

On March 15 the student council for Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School was presented with a check for $460 from the Bank of Commerce (BOC). The HEM student council was chosen by the e...

 

Funding the arts

The Platte Valley Arts Council (PVAC) recently received two grants from two organizations which will go towards the installation of public art in the Valley. One of those grants comes from another Valley organization, Bridge Street Bargains. The...

 

Leaders don't always represent the people

When you live in an international city like Shanghai, it is likely you are going to meet a lot different folk from different countries. Because there is a mix of companies from all over the world... Full story

 

Welcome to Thursday

If you received your newspaper on a Thursday, there’s no need to worry. The mail wasn’t late this week. Instead, this week marks the Saratoga Sun’s return to Thursday publication. We have switched to a new printer, one in eastern Wyoming, in... Full story

 

The dangers of tribalism

Editor, World peace remains elusive, thus raising the question of whether it is possible. Even peace within our country is in question. For tribalism is continuing to tear us apart. Unless we learn to view and treat each other each other with...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Business    March 17, 2022

Valley Chamber recognizes community members

On March 10, members of the Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce (S/PVCC) gathered in the Great Hall of the Platte Valley Community Center (PVCC) to honor local businesses, organizations and...

 

'You put your emotions on paper'

The French impressionist artist Edgar Degas once said "Art is not what you see, but what you make others see." On the afternoon of March 12, the Saratoga Museum held their first "Local Artists on Disp...

 

Putting in thirty thousand hours

Hanna Fire Chief Mark Kostovny gave a report to Hanna Town Council on March 8. "I just thought it would be good for you to know who is helping us and what it takes to be a volunteer firefighter," Kost...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    March 17, 2022

Van Winkle joins Marshal's office

The Hanna Town Council met on March 8 for its regularly scheduled meeting. Mayor Lois Buchanan was not present. Mayor Pro-Tem Sammy Sikes ran the meeting. All other council members were present. After...

 

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