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Articles from the July 2, 2014 edition

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 By Liz Wood    News    July 2, 2014

River claims Laramie man

Tony Seahorn knew it was a dangerous situation he was putting himself into, when he made the decision to help the stranded rafters. “I couldn’t have gone past them, not with my military training....

 
 By Mike Dunnn    News    July 2, 2014

Independence day events in the Valley

By Mike Dunn As America celebrates its 238th birthday, Valley residents will be putting on their own celebrations this weekend. Cancer Walk For the third year in a row, the SkillsUSA chapter of Saratoga High School will be hosting their annual...

 

Dorman Ewing

Dorman Ewing, of Saratoga, passed away on June 23, 2014 at the Deseret Health Care Center in Saratoga. Dorman James Ewing was born on Nov. 10, 1927 to Amos and Helen (Warner) Ewing in a ranch house...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 2, 2014

Tree removal road closures

A series of closures are scheduled to begin June 30 on Medicine Bow National Forest Road 225 (South French Creek Road) in the Snowy Range. These temporary closures aid in the safe and efficient removal of hazard trees from roads managed by the Brush...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 2, 2014

Library looks to the stars

At the Saratoga branch, the Carbon County libraries will put on “GermBusters.” The MythBusters-style program will take teens 11 to 18 years old through germy and nauseating experiments. The program will take place at 1 p.m. on July 11. People...

 
 By Liz Wood    News    July 2, 2014

Public sounds off on DKRW

Wade Cline, executive vice president of construction for DKRW, told an audience of around 47 people in Medicine Bow Thursday that there are only two things left for DKRW Advanced Fuels LLC to get...

 
 By Erik Gantt    Opinion    July 2, 2014

Still digging up dirt

As one of my favorite musicians, Red Knuckles, used to say “mighty fine and a great big howdy!” After 17 years of being an archaeologist I am very happy to be starting a new career as a reporter...

 

Resident calls for new blood in town hall

Editor It is time to dump our Mayor and his administration and get new blood to run our town that will hopefully demonstrate some administrative competence that has been totally lacking.  Here are a few of the in-competences demonstrated by the...

 

Town isn't bike friendly

Editor: Is Saratoga friendly to bicycle tourists who come peddling through town almost every day in the summertime? I’m inclined to think not after observing a situation that occurred this last Friday the 27th. I watched two young men as they...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    July 2, 2014

Monkey hair cape and a mammoth tooth

Summer school students from Saratoga Elementary visited the Saratoga Museum Thursday as part of their summer theme "Journey into the Past". The group was made up of 17 children, kindergarten through...

 

Fee will be bad for business

Editor, I write in opposition to the Town Council passing an ordinance which would add a 4% franchise fee to the franchise agreement in negotiation now with the Carbon Power and Light (CP&L) which would begin July 1, 2014. This would affect the CP&L...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    July 2, 2014

Dr. Bartholomew elected President of WMS

Dean Bartholomew, M.D., the physician-owner of the Platte Valley Medical Clinic (PVMC), was elected President of the Wyoming Medical Society (WMS) last week. Bartholomew said "It is exciting, it is...

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    July 2, 2014

Cancer in the Platte Valley

Editor’s note: This is the second story in a series about Michelle McWain. She is a wife, a mother, a Carbon County School District No. 2 employee and a breast cancer survivor. *** When Michelle...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 2, 2014

Two graduate from WWCC

Two Platte Valley residents have graduated from Western Wyoming Community College in the Spring 2014. Brandee Forster received her A.A.S. in Office Information Systems, and Lionel Escobedo earned his A.A. in Secondary Education. Degrees were...

 
 By Doug Radunich    News    July 2, 2014

Veterans take 3,100 mile walk

Three ambitious military veterans from across the U.S. are hiking the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (CDNST). The veterans-Thomas Gathman, Rob Voorhis and Shawn Murphy-are hiking the...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    July 2, 2014

Adversity becomes artistry

Sue Anderson traveled a hard road before bringing her award-winning artistic talents to Encampment. Severe head and neck injuries resulting from a car accident in 2010 forced her to end a...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 2, 2014

Saving sage grouse

On Thursday, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Wyoming Governor Matt Mead announced the final approval of a comprehensive management plan for public lands in central Wyoming. The Lander Resource Management Plan (RMP) will provide direction for...

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    July 2, 2014

Student draws for the cure

A Medicine Bow student's art will help save lives. Bethany Howard, a third grade student at Medicine Bow Elementary, won the Kids for the Cure art contest. As first prize, her drawing will be...

 
 By Liz Wood    News    July 2, 2014

Healing waters ... make a difference

The Wounded Warrior Event is intended to make a difference in a military veteran's life, co-founder Tony Seahorn said. It made a difference in Randall Steiger's life. Last year, Steiger attended his...

 
 By Liz Wood    News    July 2, 2014

Encampment and Riverside branch out

Sunday morning, Encampment and Riverside volunteers worked together planting trees along WY Highway 70. The Encampment/Riverside Tree Beautification project was organized by Lee Ann Stephenson, after...

 

The celebration at Grand Encampment

Reprint of this story from the July 4, 1902 issue of The Grand Encampment Herald brought to you courtesy of Grandma’s Cabin, Encampment, Wyoming. Preserving History - Serving the Community. THE CELEBRATION AT GRAND ENCAMPMENT The Fourth of July...

 

Menus

Carbon County Senior Centers Wednesday – Chicken a La King, biscuits, spinach salad, orange whip, chilled milk. Thursday – Swiss steak, baked potato, Brussels sprouts, wheat bread, strawberries, brownie, chilled milk. Friday – Company holiday,...

 
 By Sue Howe    Lifestyles    July 2, 2014

Center closed on the 4th

There were eight here for bingo Tuesday. Two-dollar winners were Grace Johnston, Betty Dean, Sue Howe, and Janet Lasco. Madaline Forbes won the $3 blackout. There were two-and-a-half tables for duplicate bridge on Monday. High winners were Pat...

 

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