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Articles from the May 4, 2016 edition

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 By Max Miller    News    May 4, 2016

From muddy water to hot water

Following reports from several area residents, the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) have launched an investigation into bridge work c... Full story


Ruth Brock

Word was received of the death of pioneer resident Ruth M. (Ward) Brock, 96, on April 24 in West Jordan, Utah. Memorial services are slated for Saturday, May 28, 2016, at 11 a.m. in the Saratoga Presbyterian Church, followed by graveside services at... Full story


Kim Sikes

Kim Sikes, a loving mother, wife, daughter and friend passed away peacefully on April 27, 2016 in her home on the 5N Ranch in Saratoga. She was born on March 1, 1964 in Sacramento County, Calif.... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    May 4, 2016

Striking gold

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi announced that Encampment and Saratoga have more Congressional gold medals per city than any other in the nation, a press release from the Wyoming Congressional Award Council... Full story

 By Fred Broschart    News    May 4, 2016

Dr. Dean goes to Washington

Dean Bartholomew, physician at the Platte Valley Medical clinic in Saratoga, told lawmakers in Washington, D.C., about challenges faced by rural healthcare providers. The discussion was led by Senator... Full story

 By Keith McLendon    Opinion    May 4, 2016

Aboard the SS Buffet-n-stuff

I had dreamed for years about going on a cruise. Names like Titanic, Lusitania and Poseidon (maybe there’s a weird theme there) have always conjured romantic images of rolling about on a boundless... Full story


Hoorah for hospitality workers

Editor, During National Travel and Tourism Week, May 1-7, The Carbon County Visitors’ Council celebrated by wearing red on May 3 to demonstrate their support for all Hospitality workers across Carbon County who provide travelers with an awesome... Full story

 By Fred Broschart    News    May 4, 2016

The doggie do-list

Four Saratoga High School (SHS) students, a younger sibling and three other volunteers helped clean up and make improvements at Saratoga's Kaake Walk Dog park on Sunday. The SHS students, Katie... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    May 4, 2016

Back in fashion

The Grand Encampment Museum (GEM) is working on a Textile Preservation project that was initiated by Christy Smith, GEM director, and Lynda Johnson, GEM staff member. The goal of the project, which... Full story

 By Max Miller    News    May 4, 2016

Things are looking up

People say Wyoming is blustery, but as about 35 people gathered at the community center learned May 2, it's nothing compared to Neptune and its 1,000 mph winds. Traveling astronomer Kevin Manning was... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    May 4, 2016

Kunz sentenced to 3 to 6 years

Saratoga resident Sherry Kunz, 45, appeared in second district court in Rawlins on April 25 for sentencing after pleading guilty to obtaining property by false pretenses, a felony. Judge Wade Waldrip sentenced Kunz to 3 to 6 years in prison, with... Full story


Seeing Slopeside in Saratoga

The Colorado country-inflected rockers Slopeside made good on the promise of their song "See You in Saratoga" Saturday night, April 30. The band was in town to play a three hour show at the Saratoga... Full story

 News    May 4, 2016


Encampment School Wednesday Chicken noodle soup, crackers, mixed vegetables, grapes and peanut butter bars. Thursday Sub sandwich, Sun chips, broccoli, applesauce and milk. Friday Teacher in-service Monday Sweet and sour chicken, brown rice, oriental... Full story

 By Staff Report    Sports    May 4, 2016

Dates announced for Cowboy basketball camps

Cowboy Basketball Camps will return in June, with the individual camp beginning first on June 5 and running through June 8. Registration can continue through the first day of camp, though it should be known that space is limited for this overnight... Full story

 By Max Miller    Sports    May 4, 2016

Off track

“It’s just been one of those track years – you don’t have control over it,” Saratoga High School track coach Rex Hohnholt said, heaving a sigh. The meet that Saratoga was to host Saturday... Full story


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