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Articles from the June 25, 2014 edition

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 By Mike Dunn    News    June 25, 2014

Saratoga council approves $4 million budget

The Saratoga Town Council passed the 2014/2015 budget on the third reading at their June 17 meeting. Ordinance 826 provides the income necessary to finance the 2014-2015 fiscal budget, which will...

 
 By Liz Wood    News    June 25, 2014

12 years of DKRW

DKRW Advanced Fuels LLC, the parent company for Medicine Bow Fuel and Power LLC will be making a presentation from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday night at Medicine Bow Community Center in Medicine Bow. The...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 25, 2014

Stantec to delay data presentation

Saratoga residents will have to wait a little longer to see the preliminary findings for the Upper North Platte River Restoration Project. Several engineers who are working on the project are tending to family matters, and were unable to give the...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 25, 2014

X-Country starts conditioning

Middle school and high school athletes wishing to join cross country next season are invited to begin weekly cross country summer conditioning practices beginning Thursday, June 26. Any student entering the 6th grade through 12th grade is welcomed....

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    June 25, 2014

Master plan moves forward

The town of Saratoga will receive a grant to develop a master plan. Mayor of Saratoga John Zeiger said they received a $49,000 from a community development block grant. Community development block gra...

 

Getting in to getting out the vote

So you’re running for office. Congratulations. No, really. I commend your effort and desire to make things better. There are a few things you should know though. People are going to start giving...

 

Defending the mayor

Editor, First I want to all the people who were involved in the effort to keep the river out of Saratoga: the military, the volunteers, the town staff, and the local businesses and employees who supported those who were doing the work of filling and...

 

Town spends too much

Editor, And the Three Ring Spending Circus came to Town again last night! And the Un-Thrifty Mayor who won’t Resign was in Center Ring and prevailed again to over-spend next year’s budget (2014-15) by $89,000.00 on top of this year’s budget...

 
 By Liz Wood    Opinion    June 25, 2014

Sawyer Brown comes to town

A handful of representatives from the Platte Valley non-profit organizations attended a meeting sponsored by Brush Creek Ranch on June 17 at the Platte Valley Community Center. Michael Williams, with...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    June 25, 2014

It ain't just a river in Egypt: West Nile Virus, don't be in Denial

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that there were 2,469 cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) in the United States in 2013, resulting in 119 deaths. In Wyoming last year, 41 cases...

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    June 25, 2014

Planning board member resigns

Town of Saratoga planning commission board member Bob Thrasher submitted his letter of resignation at the June 10 meeting. In his letter, Thrasher said after the May Saratoga planning commission, he h...

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    June 25, 2014

Author reflects on Platte Valley

Wearing his signature cowboy hat, award-winning author C.J. Box was back in Saratoga on Friday to sign books, meet with fans and participate in the first ever C.J. Box Trivia Night. Box said the trivi...

 
 By Mike Dunnn    News    June 25, 2014

Cancer in the Platte Valley

Editor’s Note: Over the next few weeks, the Saratoga Sun will share the story of Michelle McWain. She is a wife, a mother, a Carbon County School District No. 2 employee and a breast cancer survivor. *** Michelle McWain led an ordered life. Her...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    June 25, 2014

Preserving quaking leaves in the Valley

The health and ecological study of aspen communities is important to the North Platte River Valley for several reasons, and Paul Rogers PhD, director of the Western Aspen Alliance explained why at...

 

Citizen supports lodging tax

Editor, I am writing to express support for the Lodging Tax, it’s Board of Directors and to clear up some apparent misinformation submitted by Leroy Stephenson in his letter to the editor on Thursday, June 19th. (Editor’s note: the letter was sub...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    June 25, 2014

Girls rule the day at horse show

The Saratoga Lions Club hosted their 2014 Youth Horse Show on Saturday. Thirteen boys and girls entered the competition. Events included Showmanship, Western Equitation, Western Riding and Barrels....

 

Transportation company sells out to prominent Cripple Creek parties

Reprint of this story from the June 27, 1902 issue of The Grand Encampment Herald brought to you courtesy of Grandma’s Cabin, Encampment, Wyoming. Preserving History - Serving the Community. Transportation Company Sells out to Prominent Cripple...

 
 By Sue Howe    Lifestyles    June 25, 2014

Breakfast on Thursday

There were six here for bingo Tuesday. Two-dollar winners were Berneil McCord, Sue Howe, and Madaline Forbes. The $4 blackout winner was Darlene Willis. There were two-and-a-half tables for Duplicate Bridge on Monday. High winners were Mariel O’Gra...

 

Activities director gets training

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

 

Menus

Carbon County Senior Centers Wednesday – Pork roast, lettuce, au gratin potato, green beans, wheat bread, applesauce, chilled milk. Thursday – Salmon patty, wild rice blend, squash blend, wheat bread, peach crisp, milk. Friday – Hot hamburger...

 

Police Report

From June 16, 2014 to June 22, 2014, the Saratoga Police Department responded to 124 calls including the following classifications: 911 hang up (1); animal problem (2); bar check (9); business checks (35); destruction of property (1); barking dog...

 

Corrections

Jack James was identified as Curtis “Jack” James on page 10 of the June 18 edition of the Saratoga Sun. He should have been identified as Cecil “Jack” James. The Saratoga Sun staff apologizes for the error. It was reported on page 7 of the...

 

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