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 By Mike Dunn    News    June 11, 2014

Public asks for transparency with proposed budget

Despite the short agenda and 20 minute meeting, the June 3 Saratoga Town Council meeting was filled with heated discussions between Mayor John Zeiger and Saratoga residents. Ordinance 826, an... Full story

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    June 11, 2014

Landfill board gets second chance at SLIB grant

The Upper Platte Valley Solid Waste District (Landfill Board) may get help with converting the landfill to a transfer station. Randy Raymer said there is a movement to remove GAAP (General Accepted...

 

Elk Mountain couple rings in 50 years

Roland "Rolly" and Cheryl Bowen of Elk Mountain recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 8, 2014.  Rolly and Cheryl, both longtime Elk Mountain residents, were married in 1964 at...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 11, 2014

Forest Road 100 to close for tree removal

Starting June 16, Forest Road 100, also known as North Brush Creek Road, on the Brush Creek-Hayden Ranger District of the Medicine Bow National Forest will be closed for hazard tree removal. Closures will occur Monday through Friday during operating...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 11, 2014

North Platte access areas reopen

Receding flood waters along the North Platte and Laramie Rivers allowed the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) to open several Public Access Areas (PAA) Friday. The Jelm, Monolith, Treasure Island, Foote, Pick Bridge, Sanger and Fort... Full story

 
 By Doug Radunich    Opinion    June 11, 2014

Learning life skills at the Sun

After more than a year writing for Saratoga Sun, I am officially moving on and heading back to the big city soon. It has definitely been a nice trip and I’ve met a lot of great people, but being a y...

 

The Awakener

Editor: "I am not a teacher, but an awakener."-- Robert Frost This past weekend, I visited my hometown of Saratoga, Wyoming.  The reason for the trip was bittersweet.  My favorite teacher retired this year.  He was honored Saturday evening, and... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 11, 2014

The HUB to expand hours, serve meals

The HUB, which is a part of the Big Brother Big Sisters program in Saratoga, has expanded its hours beginning Monday and will continue through Aug. 22. The HUB, located at 106 W. Bridge Ave., is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Lunch...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 11, 2014

Correction

Ryan Paul Malone is the son of Pat and Sue Malone. He plans to attend the University of Wyoming in the fall and major in architectural engineering. He hopes to eventually have his own firm later in life. He loves playing football, it is his passion....

 

IOOF chooses scholarship candidates

The Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) and Rebekahs Educational Foundation Scholarship Selection Committee met to select students for scholarships May 29 through June 2. The committee, including...

 

SHS Scholarships exceed a quarter million dollars

Saratoga High School seniors were presented scholarships at the 2014 Saratoga Middle/High School Awards Assembly. The assembly took place May 30 in the Saratoga Middle/High School Gymnasium. Below is...

 

Tiger seniors earn scholarships

Encampment seniors receiving scholoarships are: Lacey Dale- Hathaway Scholarship, Lonnie Sifford Scholarship David Flauding- Hathaway Scholarship, Ben Romios Memorial Scholarship, UW Wyoming Scholars Scholarship Michelle Hooker- Hathaway...

 

Verplancke earns degrees from LMU

Krizia Vanessa Verplancke, granddaughter of Sam and Marilyn Verplancke, was conferred the degrees of BA in Sociology and BA in Communication Studies, Summa Cum Laude, at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in Los Angeles, Calif. May 10. Krizia is a mem...

 

Encampment fourth quarter Honor Roll

Principal’s List Rebecca Treat, senior Harold Jackson, junior Luke Pantle, junior Guy Erickson, sophomore Cassidy Little, sophomore Bailey Miller, freshman Emily Morgan, freshman McKenzie Powell, freshman Kaylyn Herring, seventh Morgan Dale,...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    June 11, 2014

Cow Pie Open tournament raises $2,300

Eighty golfers from across Wyoming participated in the 19th annual Cow Pie Open Golf Classic tournament in Encampment Saturday. According to event organizer Jim McKinney, the tournament, its 20...

 

Reflections: Mammoth plant completed and ready to begin its great mission

Reprint of this story from the June 12, 1903 issue of The Grand Encampment Herald brought to you courtesy of Grandma’s Cabin, Encampment, Wyoming. Preserving History - Serving the Community. Mammoth Plant Completed And Ready To Begin Its Great...

 
 By Sue Howe    Lifestyles    June 11, 2014

Snowbirds return

There were five here to play bingo on Tuesday. Two-dollar winners were Grace Johnston, Berneil McCord and Madaline Forbes. Grace Johnston won the $3 blackout round. Madaline Forbes won the $3 blackout round. There were three tables for duplicate...

 

Residents celebrate Nursing Home Week

Games throughout the week provided fun and laughter. On Sunday afternoon, four residents played Dominoes with Charlotte Gibbons winning. On Monday afternoon, five residents played Yahtzee with Frank Jereb winning. On Tuesday morning, five residents...

 

Rakness' share 60-year marriage success

On June 12, Saratoga residents Richard and Gloria Rakness will celebrate 60 years of marriage together. Going back to their teenage years, Richard said he first met the former Gloria Esterby at Minot...

 

Sinteks celebrate 60th Anniversary

Saratoga residents Jack and Dorothy Sintek will celebrate 60 years of married life in Carbon County this year. Dorothy moved to Carbon County in 1952, the year she graduated high school. She moved to...

 
 By Doug Radunich    News    June 11, 2014

Encampment abuzz for 54th Woodchoppers Jamboree

As Father’s Day weekend approaches, so does the 54th annual Woodchoppers Jamboree, a long-running Encampment event providing fun for the whole family. “We’re hoping to have a larger crowd and...

 

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