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 By Joshua Wood    News    April 28, 2021

Puffer fish and sand pits

Carbon County Road 351, also known as Seminoe Road, may be seeing far more traffic than normal. It also may be seeing more attention than normal. During the April 20 meeting of the Board of Carbon...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 28, 2021

No finer professional

It was difficult to find a dry eye in the Medicine Bow Senior Center on April 20 as Carbon County Coroner Paul Zamora announced his resignation via letter to the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 28, 2021

Audits and grant applications

With budget sessions beginning this week for the Saratoga Town Council, the search continues for an accounting firm to audit Fiscal Year 2019/2020.  At the April 20 meeting of the governing body,...

 

Julie Evans Glode

Julie Evans Glode, of Saratoga, passed away on April 24 at her son’s home in Fort Collins, Colorado. A full obituary will be run at a later date....

 

Valle and Julie Evans

A combined memorial service for Valle Evans and his daughter, Julie, will be held at 11 a.m. on May 10 at the Platte Valley Community Center in Saratoga....

 

Winifred (Wini) Jean Bryant

Winifred (Wini) Jean Bryant went to be with Jesus on April 19, 2021, at the age of 94. Wini was born to Fred and Georgia (Thompson) Ward on August 4, 1926 in Saratoga, Wyoming. Wini spent her youth... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 28, 2021

Help is on the way

Governor Mark Gordon signed legislation on April 21 that officially launches the federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) in Wyoming. The program will utilize $200 million in federal funding to cover rent and utility costs for Wyomingites...

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 28, 2021

Cleaning up the divide

In coming weeks, Medicine Bow National Forest fire personnel are hoping to conduct prescribed burns in the northwest portion of the Sierra Madre Range. The targeted burns will improve vegetation conditions and wildlife habitat, as well as reduce...

 

Weekend confirmation

On April 24, 11 students from three communities in Carbon County gathered at the Platte Valley Community Center in Saratoga. The students, who come from Saratoga, Encampment and Hanna, received their...

 

Come on spring

Every year around this time, I start feeling the call of spring even though warm weather is still a bit of dream. understand why I get like this. Where I grew up in Maryland, by this time in April,...

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    April 28, 2021

My Wyoming bucket list for 2021 includes all of the Cowboy State

There are literally millions of Americans who will be visiting Wyoming this summer seeking out those secret spots. I will be one of them. This column is my annual “Wyoming Bucket List” of those places that I have always wanted to visit. Some of...

 

Wyoming wind power sticky subject

Dear Editor, Wind power in Carbon County has been much more contentious than what was covered in the Weickum article, History documentation is dependent on who tells the story. This paper (Sun) illustrates that with the old news excerpts of mining...

 

Recovering Carbon County

Carbon County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) Director Yvonne Johnson won't deny that 2020 has been challenging. Not only because she was newly hired as the year went into its third month,...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 28, 2021

Hanna approves resident waivers

The Hanna Town Council met on April 12 at the Hanna Town Hall. The council members present were Sam Sikes and Bill Dys. Council members Tracy Fowler and Jayson Nordquist were absent. Mayor Lois...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Business    April 28, 2021

Helping others succeed

While the Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce has a new face as their CEO, it is one that should be familiar to Valley residents and business owners. Many people will probably remember Amanda...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    April 28, 2021

Running into Outlaw Country

Encampment High School's track and field athletes were able to fit two meets into their busy weekend, though the spring weather cut one of them short. On Friday, Encampment traveled to compete in the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    April 28, 2021

Saratoga wins in Rawlins

The track and field athletes of Saratoga High School had another meet close to home this weekend. On Saturday, Saratoga competed in Rawlins and, while there, Head Coach Rex Hohnholt's student athletes...

 

From Buckaroos to Outlaws

The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School track team had two good track meets according to head track coach Jackie Jones. "For Kaycee on Friday, it was a chilly, drizzly day, but it was...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 28, 2021

Wanting to give back

Just two weeks after former Councilmember Bob Keel announced his resignation, the Saratoga Town Council was able to make an appointment to the vacant position. On April 20, Saratoga resident Ron...

 

CCSD2 drama returns

The Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) Drama Club will be returning to the stage in 2021. Despite having to cancel their performances last year, the show must go on. This year, the CCSD2...

 

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