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Articles from the February 20, 2019 edition

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 By Keith McLendon    News    February 20, 2019 

Healthcare a tax issue?

The Healthcare Sustainability Project Subcommittee (HSPS) met Wednesday, Feb. 13 at the Platte Valley Community Center to discuss progress on healthcare in the Platte Valley and take questions on the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    February 20, 2019 

Two point turnout

It was a battle of wills on Thursday evening as the Saratoga Panthers hosted their Valley and conference rivals, the Encampment Tigers (20-1, 7-1). Despite the best efforts of the Panthers, the match...

 

Sharalee Lucile Busey

Sharalee Lucile Busey went home on Feb. 4, 2019, after a six year battle with cancer. She, and her husband Bill, had been a resident of Saratoga since 1985 and only moved to Cheyenne, Wyo. in Oct....

 

Betty May (Zeiger) Widner

Betty May (Zeiger) Widner, of Hanna, Wyo., went home to Jesus on Feb. 12, 2019. She was 89 ½ years old. Betty was born to William and Missouri Zeiger, on July 7, 1929, in Rawlins, Wyo. The...

 

Machelle Kay Zampedri

Machelle Kay Zampedri, loving daughter of Veneita May and Harry Lee Jones Jr., was born on May 8, 1957 in Denver, Colo. and raised in Castle Rock, Colo. Machelle passed away unexpectedly from...

 
 By Keith McLendon    News    February 20, 2019 

Table weighed down

In an approximately 20-minute Saratoga Planning Commission meeting every item on the agenda was tabled. During the Feb. 12 meeting, the commission briefly discussed four agenda items and decided that...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    February 20, 2019 

Full house in Hanna

The Hanna Town Council met at 6 p.m. on Feb. 12 at the Hanna Town Hall with all council members and mayor in attendance. There was also a public hearing for a special use permit application submitted...

 

In government we trust?

How much do you trust the government to police itself? This last election cycle, transparency was a big talking point for everyone from the gubernatorial candidates down to municipal positions. Upon being elected, Governor Mark Gordon even organized...

 

Awards & dinner

At the Feb. 7 Annual Dinner, we were happy announce our annual awards: •VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR-- Bob Lauman •ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR-- Corbett Medical Foundation •EMERGING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR-- Sweet Marie's Mercantile •NEW BUSINESS OF THE...

 

Schnieder to Shrine

The beginning of the Panther football season had the team switch from a 1A team to 6 man. There were not enough numbers to field a team larger than 6 man, but, due to the population of Saratoga High S...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    February 20, 2019 

Tigers in top spot headed to West Regionals

The Encampment Tigers remain No. 1 as they head into the 1A West Regional Tournament following a slim victory against the Saratoga Panthers (10-9, 2-6) on Thursday. Along with their win against the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    February 20, 2019 

Lady Panthers headed to Lander

For their final home game of the season, the Saratoga Lady Panthers secured their first conference win of the season as they hosted the Encampment Lady Tigers (7-14. 1-7) on Thursday. The win against...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    February 20, 2019 

Lady Tigers' short-handed season ends

The Encampment Lady Tigers suffered a loss to their Valley and conference rivals, the Saratoga Lady Panthers (4-15, 1-7) on Thursday evening, but were able to celebrate a victory on their final home g...

 

Gang of grapplers going

The entire Saratoga High School wrestling team is going to state after having all individuals earn at least a top eight finish at regionals on Feb. 15-16 in Wright. “As a group, this is the best we...

 

Roaming the Romios

"Before today, I never would have thought Josh Wood would go snowshoeing." This statement, from Karen Buford while snowshoeing, isn't far from the truth. When I woke up on the morning of Feb. 17 to...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 20, 2019 

Germans to speak at Christian center

Reverend Stuart German, Assemblies of God (AG) missionary representative at Global University, will be the feature guest speaker at Platte Valley Christian Center AG, on Sunday, March 17, according...

 

McGraws 'Grand'fathers of HEM basketball

Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow High School boys basketball team had two reasons for celebration against Rock River on Feb 12. First, the team won decisively 70-44 at Rock River and second, Shane...

 

Lady Miners head to Douglas as No. 2 seed in 1A East Regionals

The last regular game of the season did not go as well as the Lady Miner basketball team would have liked. On Feb. 12 the Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School girls basketball team...

 

Sending seven to state

Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School is sending seven wrestlers to state this weekend. Head Coach Lyle Richardson was pleased with his grapplers efforts at the Regionals in Wright on Fe...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 20, 2019 

Repowering Foote

PacifiCorp, a regulated utility who serves 1.9 million customers in six western states, has applied for approval to repower the existing Foote Creek Rim 1 Wind Project located near Arlington, Wyo. Repowering will primarily involve removing the...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 20, 2019 

Ungulate perambulation conversation

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department invites members of the public to join in discussions about the management of mule deer migration corridors in the Platte Valley. Wildlife managers want to better define and understand the migration risks for big...

 

Dads and daughters cut the rug

"This is our second Daddy/Daughter dance which is sort of a combination Valentine dance and Sweetheart dance for fathers and their daughters," Hanna Recreation Center director Vivian Gonzales said on...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    February 20, 2019 

Lease language languishes

Minimum standards and ground hangar leases were, again, a central topic of discussion during the regularly scheduled meeting of the Saratoga Airport Board at 1 p.m. on Feb. 13 at Saratoga Town Hall. D...

 

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