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 By Sarah Hutchins    News    April 29, 2015

Call to Action for the West Side Snowy Range Travel Management NPA

Approximately 200 citizens from the region were present at the final public meeting for the West Side Snowy Range Travel Management Notice of Proposed Action (NPA). The meeting was held directly... Full story

 
 By Sarah Hutchins    News    April 29, 2015

County Commissioners seek time to digest NPA

Previous to the final public meeting for the West Side Snowy Range Travel Management Notice of Proposed Action (NPA), the Carbon County Commissioners spent time reviewing the stance that they would... Full story

 

Elvira M. 'Nana' Cerise

The friendly, vibrant lady with the thick Italian accent who was affectionately known around Saratoga as "Nana" passed away this week. Elvira M. "Nana" Cerise, 95, died Friday, April 24, 2015 at the new end-of-life care facility at the Deseret Health...

 

Kay Fleming

Kay Fleming, of Riverside passed away April 26 at Ivinson Memorial Hospital in Laramie, Wyo. She was born Aug. 29, 1944 to Katherine and Boyce Weakley in Sterling, Colo. Kay attended the University of Colorado-Boulder and majored in archeology. She...

 

Karen L. Thompson Anderson

Funeral services for Karen L. Anderson, of Henderson, Nev., will be held on May 1, 8:40 a.m. at the Boulder City Veterans Cemetery. Karen passed away on April 22, 2015, following a lengthy illness. She was born in Afton, Wyo., on Aug. 22, 1948 to... Full story

 
 By Liz Wood    News    April 29, 2015

Town expenses studied

As the town nears the end of its budget sessions with the departments, the Saratoga Town Council will start studying the revenue side, Saratoga Mayor Ed Glode said. For the past three weeks, each...

 

River restoration may find GPR aid from UW

The River Restoration meeting held at 1 p.m. on April 22, at the Saratoga Town Hall ended with the committee further informed regarding the Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR). According to Glen Leavengood, Administrative District Manager for the...

 
 By Liz Wood    Opinion    April 29, 2015

Lizzy's perfekt column

This newspaper is my 501st issue of the Saratoga Sun. I know this, because we were talking about it the other day and I decided to take the time to add it up. In 19 short weeks, I will have completed...

 

We're better than that

Dear Editor, We attended the public meeting on Tuesday regarding proposed road closures by the Forest Service. I would like to compliment the Forest Service and Melanie Fullman, District Ranger, on their professional conduct. Public employees are oft...

 

VSO offers solution

Dear Editor; In response to Linda Huntley’s letter last week regarding handicap access to the Health Fair Blood Draws, we apologize for any inconvenience that our location may have caused Mrs. Huntley or anyone else. We moved the Health Fair to...

 

Divide the National Forest?

In the April 21 Travel Management Land meeting, a comment was made by a member of the audience that maybe the state of Wyoming should take over the public lands like the state of Utah is trying to do with the passing of legislation. While we all...

 

Wrongful death suit not a factor

Dear Editor, I attended the meeting hosted by the National Forest Service on 4/21/15 in Saratoga. I was given the chance to speak and gave my comments on several topics but unfortunately was given the “times-up” by the monitor so I appreciate...

 
 By H.B. Lawson    News    April 29, 2015

Young Encampment author wins 'Remarkable Moral Courage'

8th grade student, Morgan Dale from Encampment was one of the six essays chosen from over 100 submissions, and placed third in the Division One 7th-9th grade in a regional essay contest sponsored by...

 
 By H.B. Lawson    News    April 29, 2015

Young authors have the 'write stuff'

Future scribes scribbled their way to several awards last week when students from Encampment, Medicine Bow, and Saratoga were announced as the 2015 District Young Authors Winners for Carbon County...

 
 By H.B. Lawson    News    April 29, 2015

Red Cross brings emergency preparedness program to Wyoming

Red Cross workers noticed something interesting in Louisiana as they were responding to the Hurricane Katrina disaster; many of the college students in their shelters had grabbed a pillowcase and...

 
 By Liz Wood    News    April 29, 2015

Saratoga bridge work to begin May 4

Road work on the First Street Bridge in Saratoga will begin May 4 according to Aaron Spenny with the Woming Department of Transportation (WYDOT). Spenny was on the town of Saratoga Town Council...

 

Piano concert comes to PVCC

Composer Peter George is returning to his first love after 35 years away from the piano. George has always loved the piano, which he considers to be a "virtual orchestra", but had to set his passion...

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 29, 2015

NHS to host blood drive

The National Honor Society is sponsoring a blood drive through the United Services Blood Drive from 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. May 12 at the Saratoga Middle/High School. To set up an appointment to donate blood, contact the school at 307...

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 29, 2015

Chamber still has room in leadership course

Space is still available for the Polarity Thinking Workshop, according to Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Officer Stacy Crimmins. The class is from 2-5 p.m., Thursday at the Platte Valley Community Center. Guest speaker...

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 29, 2015

Russell selected for Auxiliary Girls State

Karen C. Russell, of Encampment High School, has been selected the 73rd session of the American Legion Auxiliary Wyoming Girls State to be held on the campus of Northwest College in Powell. Girls State takes place from June 6-13. The American Legion...

 
 By H.B. Lawson    Sports    April 29, 2015

Lady Tigers break record, make state

The Encampment Lady Tigers Relay team broke their school record by six seconds on April 22 when the Encampment Tigers track and field team competed at the Rawlins Invite. The relay team members,...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    April 29, 2015

Men's golf league tees off

The Saratoga Men’s Golf League tees off at 4:30 p.m., May 6 to begin its season. Saratoga Resort and Spa golf pro, Matt Daubner, will select the play of the day. Interested men can join the league on that day if they have not already signed...

 
 By Liz Wood    Sports    April 29, 2015

Five Panthers qualify for state track

The Saratoga Middle High School Track team had two track meets last week. The Rawlins Invite was postponed April 17 because of a major snowstorm. The Saratoga team traveled to Rawlins to compete on...

 

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