Articles from the May 18, 2023 edition


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  • North Platte Valley Medical Center Grand Opening

    Virginia Parker|May 18, 2023

    When sustainable healthcare became a concern for the Upper North Platte Valley six years ago, it wasn't long before the Corbett Medical Foundation (CFM) formed a subcommittee to address the issue. After approaching Memorial Hospital of Carbon County (MHCC) and Ivinson Memorial Hospital (IMH) to partner with the struggling Platte Valley Clinic, they couldn't reach an agreement. A temporary agreement was reached with Health Management systems (HMS). The North Platte Valley Medical Center Board...

  • Encampment Town Council springs in to action

    Virginia Parker|May 18, 2023

    Pickle ball was once again on the agenda at Encampment's town council meeting on May 11. Peggy Huntley had brought it to the council at the last meeting, asking if they could clean up the tennis court at the Encampment School in order to make them useable for a pickle ball court. Councilman Steve Reichert voiced his concern about storing equipment in town council lobby. The town council agreed to clean up the tennis courts once the summer help is established, but they want more information...

  • Pat Martin

    May 18, 2023

    Pat Martin, of Parker, Colorado, died on April 28, 2023, at the Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree, Colorado, surrounded by family, friends, and coworkers. His death followed a decade of fighting cancer with the help of his unshakable good spirit, matter-of-fact pragmatism, heroic support from loved ones and healthcare workers, and considerable grit. He was 77 years old. Pat was born on December 28, 1945, in Lincoln, Nebraska, the second of five children to Don and Barbara Martin. He grew up...

  • Rubyalice Peach

    May 18, 2023

    Rubyalice Peach was born in Laramie, Wy on October 20, 1932, and resided in Sinclair/Encampment area of Wyoming most of her life. She died on January 19, 2023, from complications of Alzheimer's in the Saratoga Care Center, in the arms of her oldest daughter. She graduated from Rawlins High School in 1951 and married Stanley Ross shortly thereafter. Early in their marriage, they traveled to California to serve in the USMC and made many lifelong friends. Rubyalice worked for Carbon County for 27...

  • Notes from Kaitlyn Campbell

    Kaitlyn Campbell|May 18, 2023

    Editor’s note: Kaitlyn is returning for the summer to help us out here at the Saratoga Sun. We are looking forward to her insight into the community and it’s happenings I’ve learned a lot after my first two years of college. Of course there are the obvious ones - the importance of studying and work and going to others for help. However, I’ve also learned to place a strong emphasis on having a social life, and spending time with friends. Hanging out is easy in the summer, but less so during the b...

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    May 18, 2023

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  • Saratoga Lake is ready for fun

    Virginia Parker|May 18, 2023

    In the fall of 2022 Wyoming Game and Fish applied 14,000 pounds of rotenone to the Saratoga lake. When they took samples from the lake in October, there were no fish according to the biologists, and they called the project complete. Along with killing illegally introduced yellow perch, the pesticide also eliminated thousands of white suckers and invasive brook sticklebacks. Rotenone is non-selective so it killed off all the trout in the lake which accounted for about 20 percent of the dead...

  • Saratoga Lady Panthers Track

    May 18, 2023

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  • Saratoga Lady Panthers take Regionals forging their path to State

    Dallas Fields|May 18, 2023

    With their impressive performance at Regionals, the Lady Panthers Track Team solidified many individual’s positions in various events to have an opportunity to repeat as state champs. The 4x100, 4x400, 4x800,and sprint medley relay teams dominated the meet with first place finishes. These performances alone led to 40 team points. The girls impressed everyone in the long distance events as well, where they racked up several more points to add to their overall point total of 148. Whitney B...

  • Tigers impress fans in throwing events at Regionals

    Dallas Fields|May 18, 2023

    The Encampment Tigers High School boys and girls track teams competed in Regionals held in Shoshoni on May 12 and May 13. The meet was hosted by Shoshoni High School. For team points, the girls placed 6th with 48 points and the boys also placed 6th with 55 points. Quade Jordan and Kaben Pickett placed 1st and 2nd in both Shot Put and Discus. Their individual efforts earned 36 points for the team in these two events alone. The girls were not going to be out done. Kyenna Jackson and Kristie...

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