Articles from the May 26, 2022 edition

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 By Mike Armstrong    Sports    May 26, 2022

Lady Panthers take State Title

Saratoga Panther High School track and field head coach Rex Honholt admits he is not surprised the girls team took 1st at State. "I'd be lying to see I didn't see the potential," Honholt said. "I saw...

 By Joshua Wood    News    May 26, 2022

Candidate filings close Friday

Less than 48 hours remain for candidates to file for political office in the 2022 Primary Election.  Filings for political office are set to close at 5 p.m. on Friday. As of Tuesday afternoon, some...

 By Staff Report    News    May 26, 2022

Battle Pass Opens for Season

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) announced one of two seasonal highways in the Platte Valley had reopened earlier this week. On May 23, WYDOT announced the opening of Wyoming Highway...


Calvin Armand Long

Calvin Armand Long, 41, of Saratoga, WY, passed away on May 10th, 2022. He was born May 21st, 1980, in Torrington, WY to William "Bill" and Kim Long. Calvin was dedicated to learning, building all... Full story


Farrah Marie Murray

Farrah, 44 of Gillette, WY passed on Mother's day, May 8th, at St. Luke's Presbyterian Hospital in Denver, CO. She is Survived by her husband Daniel and son Owen, Gillette, WY, daughter Savannah,... Full story


Honoring Pickett with art

Sierra Smith is one of six artists selected to create a piece of art as part of the Platte Valley Arts Council’s public art display project. Smith will design a metal sculpture as a memorial in honor of Sergeant Tyler Pickett, a Saratoga veteran...

 By Joshua Wood    Opinion    May 26, 2022

Graduates: don't fear failure

“Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald This weekend, the seniors of Carbon County School District No. 2 will walk into their respective schools for the final... Full story

 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    May 26, 2022

Advice to grads: Follow your dreams but keep your day job

Holy cow, where do I start? I have been writing these “advice to graduate” columns for almost four decades and each year some of the main points remain constant.  For example, go find some mentors.  Also, if you fail, move on.  You are young...


Showcasing industry

To celebrate Industry Day in Carbon County, Yvonne Johnson, Director of the Carbon County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) held a day of touring local energy companies operations and a lunch...


The Field Day tradition goes on

The Carbon County School District No 2 (CCSD 2) northern elementary schools attempted to have their annual field day on May 12. The field day was a little different this year. The first difference was...

 By Mike Armstrong    Sports    May 26, 2022

Lady Miners secure a win at State

The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) Miner High School field and track left State in a great mood after digging out a 1st place win in the girls 4 X 800 relay race. Justine Widdison, T’lyssa...

 By Micky Jones    Sports    May 26, 2022

Throwing the distance

The Encampment Tiger Track team had a harsh meet in Casper for the State finals. With colder weather making the three day event more fidget than usual. Quade Jordan was able to secure 1st place in...

 By Micky Jones    Sports    May 26, 2022

Myers clears hurdles at State

The Little Snake River Rattlers finished out the track season with the state track meet in Casper. Wyoming weather made for a difficult meet for all the athletes with a chill in the air during the...

 By Joshua Wood    Education    May 26, 2022

Rocking like a Tiger

Every great band got its start somewhere. Metallica formed in 1981 after Lars Ulrich placed an ad in a Los Angeles newspaper, The Recycler, which read "Drummer looking for other metal musicians to...


Benjamin Freytag

*Editor's Note: The May 26 edition of the Saratoga Sun has the memorial service for Benjamin Freytag on May 27. This is incorrect. The correct date is May 28. The Saratoga Sun apologizes for the... Full story


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