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Articles from the November 23, 2016 edition

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 By FW Broschart    News    November 23, 2016

Tuker goes NFR

Were one to read too much into his laconic nature, they might never guess that Tuker Carricato, 11, of Saratoga, is an up-and-coming junior rodeo champion. The young man's quiet demeanor is belied by... Full story

 By Max Miller    News    November 23, 2016

LED-ing Bridge St. to a brighter future

Judy Welton will be stepping down from her post as a Saratoga Town Council member when her term expires early next year. She had one last idea she wanted to float before she returns to the life of a p... Full story


Wayne Winthrop Platt

Lifelong Beaver Creek rancher, Wayne Winthrop Platt, 93, of Encampment, Wyoming, passed away at the Saratoga Care Center on November 10, 2016. Wayne was born May 9, 1923, at the home of Wynn Sr. and... Full story


Betty May Dahlke

Betty May Dahlke passed away November 15, 2016 surrounded by family at Central Wyoming Hospice in Casper, Wyoming. A former resident of Saratoga, Betty ran and operated the Corral Drive-In for... Full story


Joseph Anthony DiGregorio

Joseph Anthony DiGregorio, 61, of Denver, Colo., died unexpectedly at home on November 10, 2016 Joe was born in Trinidad, Colo., June 16, 1955 to Julius and Frances (née Amato) DiGregorio. He attended Holy Trinity Catholic School. After graduation... Full story


Marcella Ellen Johnson

Marcella Ellen "Pat" (née Gilligan) Johnson was born on a farm in eastern South Dakota (Estelline) on September 30, 1910. She lived to be 106. Pat was the last surviving sibling of 14 children. In... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    November 23, 2016

BSB institutes new scholarship

Bridge Street Bargains (BSB), the Saratoga thrift store, has created a new scholarship for graduating seniors at Saratoga High School and home-schooled students are also eligible. Nancy Vargas, BSB board secretary and chairman of the scholarship... Full story

 By Max Miller    News    November 23, 2016

Chamber makes triple play

The Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce is making a triple play for local businesses. Make a purchase of $20 or more at any of your favorite local businesses on the three Saturdays from Nov. 26... Full story

 By Max Miller    News    November 23, 2016

DAPL activists hit hot springs

Zenergy, Charis Thompson, Moonshine and Candace Jefferson are adamant about the fact that they are not "protesters." Still reeling and exhausted from a violent police crackdown the night before, the... Full story

 By Max Miller    News    November 23, 2016

Shredded jeans keep you warmer

While helping out at the Rawlins thrift store, Janice White saw a lot of denim that had served its last tour of duty pass through the doors. Would-be donors approached White holding blue jeans with... Full story

 By Max Miller    News    November 23, 2016

Library, liquor, training and taxiways

Friday library hours will be returning, and the liquor will keep flowing in Saratoga. With about 15 members of the public in attendance (including incoming council members Steve Wilcoxson and Jennie... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    November 23, 2016

State Canvassing Board certifies election results

Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Murray and the Wyoming State Canvassing Board certified Wyoming's General Election Results the morning of Nov. 16. The State Canvassing Board is comprised of: Governor Ma... Full story


Wyo. unemployment down, still above national average

Wyoming’s month-to-month unemployment rate saw a decrease of 0.3 percent, bringing the state’s unemployment rate to 5.1 percent for the month of October. That is only 0.2 points higher than the U.S. average of 4.9 percent. According to figures... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    November 23, 2016

Christmas tree permits offered

Permits to cut Christmas trees on the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests are now available at multiple locations in Colorado and Wyoming, according to a press release from the U.S. Forest Service. Each permit costs $10 and allows for the cutting of... Full story



Senior Center Menu Wednesday: Pork roast, sweet potato, mixed vegetables, applesauce, pumpkin bread, milk. Thursday: Thanksgiving Friday: Closed Monday: Beef taco tomato/lettuce/cheese, spanish rice, refried beans, pears, milk. Tuesday: Oven... Full story


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