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Articles from the April 21, 2021 edition

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 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 21, 2021

All eyes on Carbon County

Carbon County has been getting a lot of national and international attention recently. So, too, has former county commissioner and current Rawlins mayor Terry Weickum. On page A1 of the March 4 New...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 21, 2021

Clearing the muddy waters

As the Saratoga-Carbon County Impact Joint Powers Board (SCCIJPB) continues its pursuit of extremely delinquent accounts, potential changes to the municipal code may help streamline that process....

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 21, 2021

Energizing Rock Creek

As Carbon County receives national, and international, attention for its embrace of wind energy, the influx of wind energy projects shows no sign of stopping.  On April 6, Michael Svedeman, Senior... Full story

 

Supporting victims

The week of April 18 is being recognized by the Carbon County Sheriff’s Victim/Witness Program as National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. The intention of the week is to raise awareness about crime victims’ issues, promote victims’ rights and...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 21, 2021

Subdividing Green Acres

With construction having begun on the North Platte Valley Medical Center at 13th Street and Bridge Avenue, surrounding property has the potential to be of value.  The closest property with the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Opinion    April 21, 2021

Drink more water, you noodle!

I really picked a heck of a week to reduce my caffeine consumption. Since I’ve been at the Saratoga Sun, it has not been uncommon for me to drink anywhere from three to five cups of coffee in a... Full story

 

Thank you for your public service

It’s not easy serving the public. This was made clear on April 6, when Bob Keel resigned his position from the Saratoga Town Council. Keel, in his resignation letter, stated that he was choosing his family over the council. The Saratoga Sun... Full story

 

Former publisher offers advice

Okay, Sun editor, you asked for it and I’m ready to give it to you. (see “Against the Grain” by Josh Wood on page 4 of April 15, 2021 issue of the Saratoga Sun) Right off, I want to compliment you on last week’s column, it’s the best... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 21, 2021

Limiting 'Lope Licenses

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is proposing to reduce antelope license quotas for the 2021 hunting season. In many hunt areas, the proposals cut the quota due to impacts from persistent drought...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 21, 2021

From two towers to one?

Rehabilitation of a leaking, bolted water tank west of Saratoga appears to be off the table.  Discussion of the tank came up during the April 14 meeting of the Saratoga-Carbon County Impact Joint...

 

Hanna takes a pass

The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) track team had to give a pass on going to Saratoga Track Invitational. “We had a couple seniors on a college visit and a few of the kids were out sick, so...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    April 21, 2021

Saratoga wins at Willford

Saratoga didn't have to go very far this weekend as they hosted their annual track meet on Saturday. While at the Burt Willford Memorial Invite, a number of Head Coach Rex Hohnholt's student athletes...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    April 21, 2021

Encampment places well in Saratoga

The student athletes of Encampment track and field didn't travel far this weekend to compete as they attended the Burt Willford Memorial Invite in Saratoga on Saturday. While Encampment had been... Full story

 

Keel leads local church

"I definitely feel that I'm supposed to be here doing this right now. It doesn't mean that I'm the best person or the most qualified, it just means that for some reason I was supposed to do this and I...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 21, 2021

Putting it in 'Layman' terms

The Carbon County Council of Governments (CCCOG) met in person at on March 31 at the C4 headquarters building in Rawlins. The C4 (Carbon County Coordination Center) building was picked for the...

 

Youth Citizenship Award offered for 2021

Carbon County School District 2 graduating seniors may now apply for the $500.00 Youth Citizenship Award offered by the Valley Service Organization (VSO). Applications may obtained by emailing [email protected] If the student does not have acce...

 

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