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 By Liz Wood    Lifestyles    June 18, 2014

Petits rule at Woodchoppers Jamboree

Skyler Petit, a 23-year-old from Denver, earned the title of Rocky Mountain All-Around Lumberjack at this past weekend's Woodchoppers Jamboree. This is Petit's first year to win the overall... Full story

 

John W. Craig

John W. Craig, 88, of Saratoga, passed away June 9, 2014, following a short illness. Funeral services took place June 13, 2014, in the Valley Chapel at the Saratoga Cemetery. Interment followed in...

 

Thomas Delos Ward

Thomas Delos Ward, Wyoming Game Warden, World War II Veteran, and author, passed away on Friday in Casper, Wyo. He was 92. He was born on Nov. 28, 1921 in Burns, Wyo., the son of Fred J. Ward Sr., a...

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    June 18, 2014

Airport board discusses landing fees

Saratoga Airport Board chairman Mike “Hack” Patterson submitted a letter of resignation in April. Patterson did not cite a reason for his resignation in his letter. The letter has already been... Full story

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    June 18, 2014

Water and Sewer Board refuses Reiman's offer

Members of the Town of Saratoga/Carbon County Joint Impact Powers Board (Water and Sewer) were not pleased with the $12,000 offer from Reiman Construction to help pay the retainage fee for the water...

 
 By Liz Wood    Opinion    June 18, 2014

The bumpy road to the wedding altar

My son Josh got married earlier this month. I didn’t think there was too much to planning a small wedding. My husband and I offered to help where we could, and we were happy to be able to do it. My... Full story

 

Making an Impact Teachers learn from experiences too

When the Saratoga Sun’s Mike Dunn interviewed the retiring teachers this year, one theme was common. The teachers will miss the students. We are very fortunate to have the quality of teachers in our school district that we do. The teachers...

 

Reader commends candidates

Editor, An acknowledgment to the Saratoga’s “Magnificent 9” - Glee Johnson, Lynda Healey, Ed Glode, Don Sherrod, Chris Duke, Joshua Wood, Will Faust, Dave Jeffers and Richard Raymer. You have stepped forward and committed yourselves to keeping...

 

Recycling newspapers encouraged

Editor: How many of the newspapers that come into Saratoga each day or week get recycled? As the Paper man I bring 1,378 papers into Saratoga each week. This paper, the Sun, brings in another 1,700 papers each week. That means we bring in a total of...

 

Flood is going to cost town money

Editor At the WAM meeting last Friday, I had the opportunity to personally thank Governor Mead for sending state resources to help with the flood efforts in Carbon County and Saratoga. With the 2014 flood event behind us and if there are no...

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    June 18, 2014

Vets Island reemerges, needs repair work after flood

Veterans Island has seen better days. However, after this year's flood, Saratoga Mayor John Zeiger is optimistic the park will be ready for use soon. The popular park became a part of the North...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 18, 2014

Washout leads to road, campground closures

For public safety, the Medicine Bow National Forest is temporarily closing Forest Service Roads 225 and 496, and part of the Ryan Park Campground. These facilities are located on the Brush Creek-Hayden Ranger District. Runoff from last winter’s...

 
 By Doug Radunich    News    June 18, 2014

Encampment passes 2014/2015 budget

The Town of Encampment passed the 2014/2015 budget on its third and final reading Thursday evening. The council also amended the 2013/2014 budget. The 2014/15 budget is balanced to reflect revenue...

 
 By Doug Radunich    News    June 18, 2014

Parker, Ralston pass EMT training

Two new graduates from the South Central Wyoming Emergency Medical Service (SCWEMS) training program were announced at Thursday’s Riverside Town Council meeting. Helen Weiland, EMT and Encampment...

 

Corrections

In the June 11 edition of the Saratoga Sun, the Saratoga Town Treasurer was referred to as Tommy Flohr rather than Sammy Flohr. Additionally, it was reported the Saratoga town council had passed the budget on the third reading. It was the second...

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    June 18, 2014

Teachers say farewell

Several Carbon County School District No. 2 teachers are retiring this year. The following is a look at those retiring from Saratoga schools. Jack Patrick Whether it’s teaching the use of complex...

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    June 18, 2014

Sharps fired up to help Saratoga VFD

Kevin Sharp and his family lost everything they had in a house fire. But after only a few short months, he and his family are ready to give back. This weekend, the Sharps, along with several other...

 
 By Liz Wood    News    June 18, 2014

New technology puts old memories on display

Have you ever wondered what it was like to grow up in the 1930s and 40s in and around Encampment? The answer is in the new display at the Grand Encampment Museum (GEM) "Encampment Journeys". Students...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 18, 2014

Class of '64 plans reunion

Plans are in the works for the Platte Valley School Class of 1964 50-year reunion to be held in Saratoga July 25-27. Alums from other graduation classes are also invited to attend the activities. The reunion will begin with a social gathering at the...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 18, 2014

WyoPoets chapbook includes works from local author

Poems from Encampment author Dawn Senior-Trask were recently included in the WyoPoets 2014 chapbook, titled “Weather Watch: Poems of Wyoming”. Trask’s two poems included were “April Blizzard in the Ranch Yard” and “Spring Sunshine”....

 
 By Doug Radunich    Sports    June 18, 2014

SHS celebrates year in athletics

Saratoga High School athletes reminisced on a productive year of sports at the 2014 Saratoga Panthers Athletic Banquet May 29. Student athletes from the 2013-14 year received awards, certificates and...

 
 By Doug Radunich    Sports    June 18, 2014

EHS athletes earn year-end awards

Encampment High School coaches and athletes looked back on a year of strengths, achievements and improvement at the 2013-14 E-Club Athletic Banquet. The banquet, held at the Encampment K-12 School...

 

New town dentist arrives, search still on for missing boys

101 years ago June 19, 1913 Dentist located here Dr. Frank Coret, a young dentist from Denver, arrived here Saturday through the influence of Dr. Stanton, and has established his office in the Club Building. Dr. Coret purchased the office fixtures...

 
 By Sue Howe    Lifestyles    June 18, 2014

Birthday dinner Friday

There were two tables for duplicate bridge on Monday. There was a three way tie for high winners between Sheila Johnson and Pat Bailey, and Vivien Campbell and Mariel O’Grady, and Marianne Blue and John Blue. I now have the forms for the elderly an...

 

Gifts distributed on Father's Day

We give thanks to two very special volunteers from the Saratoga Missionary Alliance Church—Terry and Judy Hicks—we have flowers in the front of our building and on the patio. With the advent of warmer weather, residents are going out on the...

 

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