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Articles from the June 17, 2020 edition

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 By Joshua Wood    News    June 17, 2020

Four cases added in Carbon County

While Carbon County is still relatively low in its total numbers of cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), four new cases have been added to the count within the past week. Additionally, it was... Full story

 By Joshua Wood    News    June 17, 2020

Public, council debate budget at special meeting

“I still think that we have way overprojected our revenue for the next year and I have some real concerns.” This statement from Saratoga resident Kristen Teubner during the June 11 special...


Joseph Raymond Pennington

Please come join the family of Joseph Raymond Pennington in a Celebration of Life, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at the Rawlins Depot.... Full story


Onesimo "Onie" Gonzales

Onesimo "Onie" Gonzales, 90 years old, of Saratoga Wyoming went to be with the lord on Friday, June 12, 2020 and was surrounded by his family. Onie was born in San Luis Valley, Colorado to Adelia... Full story


Donald Ray Jones

Donald Ray Jones, 75, passed away May 7, 2020 in Morrison, Colorado. He was born June 26, 1944, and raised in Elk Mountain Wyoming by Jim and Hattie Jones. Don married Judy (Brewer) Jones, on August 15, 1965 in Hanna, Wyoming. Don is survived by his... Full story

 By Mike Armstrong    News    June 17, 2020

High Country talks budgets

At 6:25 p.m. on Friday, at the Hanna Town Hall, the High Country Joint Powers Board (HCJPB) held a special meeting to discuss the budget. “Medicine Bow did not accept our budget as presented,...

 By Mike Armstrong    News    June 17, 2020

Riverside questions liquor license

The Riverside Town Council met at 6 p.m. on Thursday at the Riverside Town Hall. Mayor Leroy Stephenson and all council members were in attendance. The first order of business was a public hearing on...

 By Joshua Wood    Opinion    June 17, 2020

What is Juneteenth?

Something I have always found interesting is the amount one can learn after having graduated from school. Of course, there is plenty to learn in school and there is only so much time to fit in mathema...

 By Dana Davis    News    June 17, 2020

Financial talk takes off

The Airport Board meeting of June 10, 2020 began with discussion of an aircraft rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) truck that Riverton, Wyoming is getting rid of. Jon Nelson, council representative, said...

 By Dana Davis    News    June 17, 2020

Duck, duck NO

There were two public hearings during the June 10, 2020 Saratoga Planning Commission meeting. both of which progressed quickly. The issue of Saratoga’s lack of off-street parking was briefly...

 By Dana Davis    Education    June 17, 2020

Herring runs to Central

Jarom Herring, 2020 graduate of Encampment High School, was awarded a scholarship with Central Wyoming College (CWC) for cross country running with the option of competing in indoor and outdoor...

 By Joshua Wood    News    June 17, 2020

Council passes budget amendment on second reading

During the June 11 special meeting of the Saratoga Town Council, the governing body voted 3-1 to pass Ordinance No. 856, a budget amendment for Fiscal Year 2019/2020, on second reading with...

 By Joshua Wood    News    June 17, 2020

Special meeting to special meeting

While the second reading of the budget and budget amendment took up most of the two hour June 11 special meeting of the Saratoga Town Council, the council also discussed a letter of representation to...

 By Mike Armstrong    News    June 17, 2020

Buried by gophers

The Hanna Town Council met at 6 p.m. on June 9 at the Hanna Town Hall. In attendance Mayor Lois Buchanan, Councilmember Sammy Sikes and, by phone ,Councilmember Linda Schisel. The agenda was approved...


Fourth year best year for 'Tales'

The Tale of Two Cities disc golf event this past weekend in Encampment and Riverside had 52 contestants this year. This was the largest amount of competitors in the Mother Mountain Anglers (MMA)...

 By Joshua Wood    News    June 17, 2020

Water, sewer board engages with attorney

At their regular meeting on June 10, the Saratoga-Carbon County Impact Joint Powers Board (SCCIJPB) read a letter from the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) expressing their concern over fu...


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