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Articles from the May 27, 2020 edition

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 By Joshua Wood    News    May 27, 2020

What is a reasonable allocation

Enterprise funds managed by the Town of Saratoga are restricted but those funds should have also been charged an overhead interfund allocation. That appears to be the argument presented by James Child...

 By Joshua Wood    News    May 27, 2020

Election filings closing Friday

Election filing for town, county and state offices has been open since May 14 and will close May 29. Up for grabs are multiple town council seats, unexpired mayoral terms and county commissioners seat...


Caroline Jeanette McBride Vyvey

Caroline J. Vyvey was born to William and Betty McBride at her grandmother's home in Saratoga, Wyoming on September 6, 1942. She graduated from Platte Valley High School in 1960. In 1961 she received... Full story


Not so fast, pard!

The Grand Encampment Cowboy Gathering is the latest event to fall victim to concerns over the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and its effects on social gatherings. The annual event, which would have...

 By Joshua Wood    News    May 27, 2020

Cleaning up downtown

During their May 19 meeting, the Saratoga Town Council was faced with the issue of how to gain the attention of Family Dollar corporate headquarters in regards to violation of town ordinance in...

 By Joshua Wood    News    May 27, 2020

Soak sorry, we're still closed

For more than two months, regular users of the Saratoga Hot Pool, or Hobo Pool, haven’t been able to soak in the geothermal mineral waters of the longtime fixture. Following recommendations from...

 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    May 27, 2020

With restrictions easing, the tourists are coming

With energy and ag experiencing tough times, this was the year that tourism was going to help the Wyoming economy soar. And then came the COVID-19 pandemic. For the first time in our lifetimes, the whole world shut down. Wyoming is a destination...

 By Joshua Wood    News    May 27, 2020

That's just beachy

Over the past several years, Saratoga Lake has arguably been one of the recreational destinations of the area. Aside from being host for the annual Saratoga Lake Ice Fishing Derby for nearly 40...

 By Joshua Wood    News    May 27, 2020

Location, Location, Location

In March, the Town of Saratoga responded to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) by closing town hall to appointment only and limiting meetings of the Saratoga Town Council to 10 people or less. While...

 By Staff Report    Education    May 27, 2020

Platte Valley Arts Council awards scholarship

Since 1993, the Platte Valley Arts Council has been enriching the quality of life in the area and expanding educational opportunities for all forms of the arts, whether it is music, literature, dance, visual arts, or theater. It’s mission is to...

 By Staff Report    Business    May 27, 2020

Carbon County Economic Development Closes Micro-Grant

The Carbon County Economic Development Corporation has announced the closing of the “Moving Forward Together Micro-Grant Program” as of May 31, 2020. The purpose of the program was to give financial resources to local, small businesses adversely...


Mobile graduation in Medicine Bow

COVID-19 was not going to spoil the 6th grade graduation ceremony for the Medicine Bow Elementary School (MBES) graduates. The school went door to door on May 20 to celebrate the sixth graders...

 By Mike Armstrong    News    May 27, 2020

Trash, trucks and help

The Medicine Bow Town Council met at 7 p.m. on May 11 at the Medicine Bow Community Hall. Mayor Sharon Biamon called the meeting to order with Councilmembers John Cowdin (appearing via speakerphone),...


Graduating amidst adversity

When COVID-19 started to hit epidemic portions in parts of the United States, one of the casualties was the NCAA Basketball Tournament. It was the first sign schools were facing changes. Spring break... Full story


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