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Articles from the June 24, 2020 edition

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 By Joshua Wood    News    June 24, 2020

Proposed museum district enters 30 day protest period

"I kind of feel like (King) Solomon here with the baby. We've heard a lot of comments to and fro, we've received a lot of comments to and fro and I feel like I'm a fenced turtle on this." This...

 By Joshua Wood    News    June 24, 2020

Language over litigation?

For the second time this month, the Saratoga Town Council held a special meeting on June 17 as business previously thought addressed in the first special meeting required further attention.  As was...


Rev. Cindy Pattishall-Baker

You are invited to join David, Jonathon, Emmanuel and Jadyn in a celebration of Rev. Cindy Pattishall-Baker’s life at 11 a.m., Friday July 3, 2020 at Platte Valley Christian Center (A.G.) 111 N 7th St, Saratoga, WY 82331. There will be a pot luck... Full story


Edna Lyle 'Hyatt' Makinen

On April 25, 2020, Saratoga, Wyoming, resident Edna Lyle (Hyatt) Makinen, affectionately called “Howdy” by her family, passed away peacefully in her sleep at the Saratoga Care Center at the age of 101. Lyle was born on June 15, 1918, to Sherman... Full story


A bumpy road to 100

Editor's note: This story originally ran June 20, 2018 On June 15, 1918 the end of World War I was approaching. The University of Wyoming had just announced it would no longer be teaching German as a... Full story


Lesson learned

I have said before, most people haven’t had as many roommates as myself. My last column I went over the ones I had before marriage. I couldn’t even try to put them all in one sitting. So I ended...


Reminder to elected officials

Dear Editor, I would like to remind the elected officials of our town that it is their duty and responsibility to answer to the constituency. Questions from other council members are not an inconvenience to be overcome; they are means to...


The cost of COVID

Dear Editor, Black Lives Matter marches and protests around the country have had a secondary significant benefit beyond raising social awareness of race related issues in our society. It has put our elected officials in a position that they have...

 By Joshua Wood    Business    June 24, 2020

Memorial Hospital updates visitor guidelines

Memorial Hospital of Carbon County (MHCC) has updated its visitor policy, which had originally been put in place during the initial arrival of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Carbon County and...


GEM shows off new Lora Nichols exhibit

by Mike Armstrong "Its wonderful," Carbon County historian Nancy Anderson exclaimed about the new Lora Webb Nichols exhibit at the Grand Encampment Museum (GEM). "It is very informative and beautifull...

 By Mike Armstrong    News    June 24, 2020

Hanna Landfill gets ready to close

The Hanna Landfill will close June 27 as a general dump for the towns of Elk Mountain, Hanna and Medicine Bow. To get the job done, roughly two dozen contractors went out to the landfill on Thursday...


HART starts work on historical garden

The Hanna Agricultural Resource Team (HART) met at 9 a.m. on June 13 at the Hanna Basin Museum to work on the historical tea garden the group had offered to create for the museum. Members Linda...

 By Joshua Wood    News    June 24, 2020

Commissioners approve four fireworks applications

The Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) approved four firework applications during their June 16 meeting, but not without some discussion in regards to equitable enforcement of the...

 By Dana Davis    Lifestyles    June 24, 2020

Citizens organized to see violence ended

On Wednesday June 17, 2020 Citizens Organized to see Violence Ended (COVE) held a meet and greet for volunteers. The turn out was better than expected with not only volunteers from Rawlins, but...


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