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 By Liz Wood    News    June 10, 2015

Town set to enforce junk ordinance

Don Sherrod has found he is not in a very popular position. He has been appointed by the Saratoga Town Council to start work on cleaning up areas in the town of Saratoga. Sherrod told the council...

 
 By Sarah Hutchins    News    June 10, 2015

Trespassing laws tightened

Recently, a Legislative Act was passed in the Wyoming State Legislature that has been featured in the national press — relating to a tougher stance for citizens trespassing while collecting data ...

 
 By Liz Wood    News    June 10, 2015

Landfill rates increase

The Platte Valley Solid Waste Disposal District (Landfill Board) passed a resolution June 3 to increase the landfill rates 18 percent effective July 1. For the a personal landfill fee, that increases...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 10, 2015

Two men, seven counts

Two men have been charged with seven counts of various crimes between them allegedly committed between April 5 and May 2, 2015 in Saratoga. Brandon Christopher Serini was arrested for conspiracy to Commit Aggravated Burglary, Aggravated Burglary and...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 10, 2015

Deorio denied motion

Eden Deorio was denied her motion to suppress statements by the District Court in Rawlins last week. Deoiro, who has been accused of allegedly taking more than $30,000 from her employer, Valley Foods, requested a motion to suppress her statement to...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 10, 2015

Capsized boaters rescued

A floating tree capsized a boat Saturday afternoon sending three Colorado men into the Platte River between the Highway 130 bridge and Saratoga. The three men were able to climb upon the tree and floated for an hour before they were discovered by...

 
 By Liz Wood    News    June 10, 2015

VSO awards presented

Three women were recognized as Women of Distinction by the Valley Service Organization (VSO) May 28 at their regular meeting at the Hotel Wolf. Two graduating seniors were also recognized for their...

 
 By Liz Wood    News    June 10, 2015

Saratoga budget changes

A few changes were made to the town of Saratoga’s 2015/2016 fiscal budget at the meeting on June 2. The anticipated general fund revenue and income remained at $3,259,936.00, but the enterprise...

 

Clearing the cobwebs, part I

Over the years I have kept notes about things that I find interesting or might want to write a story about. I have files with several half-finished and half-baked tales (including one about my cats...

 
 By Staff Report    Opinion    June 10, 2015

What is a nuisance?

The nuisance ordinance is starting to take life, again. It is a touchy subject and the ordinance garners a lot of discussion in the Saratoga Sun office. There are lots of arguments for or against the ordinance and its enforcement. We are a town that...

 
 By Liz Wood    News    June 10, 2015

Hytreks question landfill policies

Vince and Kim Hytrek, owners of Hytrek Tree Trimming Service, contacted Randy Raymer with the Platte Valley Solid Waste Disposal District (Landfill Board) because they had been turned away at the...

 
 By Liz Wood    News    June 10, 2015

Ranch rodeo ropes in 10 teams

If you are itching for some rodeo fun this weekend, take a gander at the Saratoga Ranch Rodeo on Saturday at 6 p.m., at the Bucks Springs Arena east of Saratoga. The Saratoga Ranch Rodeo is in its...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 10, 2015

Kerbs, Dickinson head to Boys State

Two high school boys have been accepted to participate in the Boys State sponsored by American Legion Post No. 54. Aaron Kerbs, junior at Saratoga Middle High School, and Jacob Dickinson, junior at...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 10, 2015

Dickinson accepted to UW Engineering Summer Program

Junior Jacob Dickinson, of Encampment K-12 School, has been selected to participate in the 2015 Engineering Summer Program at the University of Wyoming June 21-27. According to his acceptance letter from the College of Engineering and Applied...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 10, 2015

Encampment students awarded scholarships

Isaac Dugger will be attending the University of Wyoming to pursue a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Isaac has been awarded the following scholarships: • Encampment Student Council Scholarship • University of Wyoming Scholars Scholarship...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 10, 2015

Saratoga students offered more than $1 million in scholarships

The Saratoga High School seniors had a plethora of scholarships announced at the assembly on May 29 and they were worth $1,090,566. Dan Marquart had worked with history teacher Jason Williams throughout the year to encourage students to apply for at...

 
 By Liz Wood    News    June 10, 2015

Kinniburgh closes book on storied 39-year school career

Tears filled Debbie Kinniburgh’s eyes as she thought about what she would miss most about the job she has held for 38 years at Carbon County School District No. 2 as a Language Pathologist. Her...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 10, 2015

Encampment releases honor roll

Encampment K-12 School has released the Principal’s List and Honor Roll for the fourth quarter. Those on the Principal’s List are seniors Isaac Dugger, Luke Pantle and Brett Ralston; juniors Alyssa Barkhurst, Guy Erickson, Cassidy Little and...

 
 By Liz Wood    News    June 10, 2015

A Branding new day

A distinct smell fills the air as the branding iron singes the hair on a calf. The calf screams out, then lays still. It may look like torture to the untrained eye, but branding day is an organized...

 

Saratoga's 'Hydro-pizza garden'

Saratoga Elementary School won a grant in October for a hydroponic system, and recently, the school reaped the ultimate reward — eating what they grew. A hydroponic system, according to Adelaide Mye...

 
 By Liz Wood    News    June 10, 2015

Three local youth head to state rodeo competition

Three local high school students are competing in the state high school rodeo finals this weekend. Freshman Konnar Knotwell and sophomore Bailey Miller, of Encampment, and junior Jace Berger, of...

 

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