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Articles from the April 12, 2017 edition

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 By Keith McLendon    News    April 12, 2017

EastCo Easter events

Festivities and observances are planned around the county for the upcoming Holy Week. Easter egg hunts are on tap for towns and organizations while special services are planned at community houses of... Full story


Margaret Ann McAlister

Margaret (Peg) Ann McAlister was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on July 21, 1924, to Hubert and Mable Paxton. She graduated from Coe College with a teaching degree. This is where she met her husband Victor Porter McAlister. Four children and several... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    April 12, 2017

Bleeding for health

Annual health screenings offered through Wyoming Health and Wellness Fairs will be held in the area April 18–22. A portion of the proceeds from these events will be given back to the community in the form of scholarships, support for other events... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    April 12, 2017

Poetry gets pulpy in Carbon County

To celebrate April as National Poetry month, Saratoga poet Kate Sherrod will be featured at two Carbon County events. The first is a book release party at Laura M’s, where Sherrod and friends will read aloud selections from her new book, “Pulp... Full story


... but the cost flows uphill

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) property just outside town limits may soon be just inside Saratoga. Residents and businesses will also be paying more for sewer tap fees after the Saratoga Town Council meeting Tuesday. After dispensing with routine... Full story

 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 12, 2017

Landfill board approves baler, sets clean up days

The Upper Platte Valley Solid Waste Disposal District (landfill board) approved a new baler be purchased for the landfill, and will get 10 acres mowed so the area can be ready for waste to come. It wa... Full story


The Western Way

I have mentioned the “Wyoming Way” in a previous column. The way I described it was: “When someone asks you if you can do something, you say ‘yes’ and learn it as you go.” I think... Full story


Get a job!

Residents and students got to meet face to face with Valley businesses and organizations who were looking to fill new jobs at a Job Fair held Tuesday at the Platte Valley Community Center. According to Leigh Nation of the Wyoming Department of... Full story


Younger Panthers get chance to run

A high school trip to Europe for spring break meant a smaller group of athletes from Saratoga High School (SHS) were fielded this weekend at two meets east of here in Cheyenne and Guernsey. The team, whose roster was truncated by the European... Full story


Encampment runs down records

School records fell and athletes earned their ways to State after the Encampment Tigers Track Team spent the weekend in Cheyenne and Guernsey for two meets that marked the halfway point of the team’s season. At the Okie Blanchard Invite in... Full story


Hanna track makes strides

The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) high school track team had two meets this weekend. The team went to Cheyenne East on April 7. Jarrett Neimark competed in the varsity division and placed... Full story


'Enrolled' in school

Retiring Saratoga Elementary School (SES) Principal Dave Rangitsch gets “wrapped up in his work” by SES staff members and teachers Thursday at a school assembly. Joining Rangitsch by student... Full story

 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 12, 2017

Wee Folks needs wee folks

Wee Folks Day Training Center (Wee Folks), a nonprofit located at Miner Shopping Center in Hanna, is in danger of closing in the year to come after almost 50 years of helping pre-kindergarteners... Full story

 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 12, 2017

Showing some HART

The Hanna Agricultural Resource Team (HART) met March 29 at Hanna Hometown Mart’s cafe area to hear Abby Perry, Extension Educator from University of Wyoming speak on Range Management and... Full story

 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 12, 2017

Fiasco fiascoed

Jon Bon Jovi had bronchitis recently and canceled his April 7-8 Madison Square Garden concerts, rescheduling for April 13 and 15. The Denver concert was canceled altogether. The concert initially had...

 By Staff Report    News    April 12, 2017

Free seed library opens

Complimentary seeds are now available at the Saratoga Library for the opening of the “Saratoga Free Seed Library,” according to announcement made by Saratoga Friends of the Library (FOL), sponsors who encourage local folks to plant gardens for... Full story


Garden board partner search centers on HUB

The Saratoga Garden Board met Monday to discuss plans for the approaching growing season, as well as efforts to separate itself from the Town of Saratoga. At the Monday meeting, the board discussed joining the Saratoga HUB, a nonprofit associated wit... Full story


Program aims at drug crime

The Saratoga Police Department announced a program intended to curtail drug crimes in town by keeping closer tabs on accused or convicted drug offenders not in jail. Under the new initiative, Saratoga police officers will conduct drug testing on... Full story


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