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 By Zachary Laux    News    July 10, 2013

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Torrington Woman killed in ATV wreck near Encampment

A woman visiting a family-owned cabin near Encampment was killed in an ATV wreck Monday night. Stacey Houk, 27, of Torrington, was driving a 2010 Polaris Sportsman 550 ATV with a passenger, Tabatha... Full story

 

Obituary: Phyllis Elizabeth (Sublette) Api

Graveside funeral services for Phyllis Elizabeth (Sublette) Api were conducted at 9:00 a.m. Friday, July 5, 2013, in the Saratoga Cemetery by family friend Ben Whitfield of Rawlins, followed by... Full story

 
 By Zachary Laux    News    July 10, 2013

Internet project not yet on line

roject to bring faster internet to Platte Valley communities is still on the way, but the deadline for the project is in question. Union Wireless has spearheaded the internet project, promising to bri...

 

Obituary: Jacob Clayton "Clay" Jenne

Jacob Clayton Jenne passed away Oct. 12 in Alzada, Mont. He was living in Fallon, Mont., at the time of his death. Clay was born March 28, 1962 in Fort Collins, Colo., to Gary and Margaret Jenne. He... Full story

 

Obituary: Mark "Buck" Neal

Mark “Buck” Neal passed away June 6, at home, in Thermopolis. He was 73 years old. Buck is survived by his daughters, Marshann and Yolanda and sons Ronald, Rusty and Troy. He is also survived by non-grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and his... Full story

 

Death notice: Ericka Loseman

A memorial service is to be held for Erica Loseman at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 13 at the First Baptist Church at Eighth and Main Streets in Saratoga. A full obituary will appear in the Saratoga Sun at a later date.... Full story

 

Obituary: Julia E. Priquet

Julia E. Priquet, 94, of Encampment, passed away July 5, 2013. She was born Oct. 13. 1918 in Laramie to parents Cora Martha and John T. Holmberg. She married John Melvin Priquet Jan. 15, 1941 in... Full story

 

Obituary: Glenva Dorene Watkins

Glenva Dorene Watkins, or “Sue” as she often preferred, was born to Glen and Beatrice Everist in June of 1926 in Cedar Bluffs, Kan. When her mother died in her early life, Glenva was cared for by... Full story

 
 By Doug Radunich    Opinion    July 10, 2013

Radunich Rants & Rambles: Platte Valley proves to be live music hotspot

After spending my first summer in Saratoga, I must say I’m pretty blown away by how many events are here in the Platte Valley. As you may recall from a previous column, one of my concerns about movi...

 
 By Zachary Laux    News    July 10, 2013

BLM releases survey for transmission line project

The draft environmental impact survey (DEIS) for a transmission line project to run from a location near Sinclair to a converter station south of Las Vegas, Nev., is ready for public review....

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 10, 2013

French Creek Road segments closed for hazard tree removal

Hazard tree removal work will be conducted during the next couple of months on the French Creek Road (Forest Road 500) within the Brush Creek-Hayden (BCH) Ranger District. To avoid closing long stretches of this popular route, work will be completed...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 10, 2013

Stacy Crimmins completes third year of specality training

The Institute for Organization Management (IOM) announced that Stacy Crimmins, executive director of the Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce, recently completed her third year at IOM, a four-year nonprofit leadership training program at...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 10, 2013

Chamber of Commerce announces logo contest

Valley residents have the chance show off their art and design skills through the Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce Logo Contest this month. The object of this contest is to design an original logo for the Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 10, 2013

Old Time Ranch Tour coming to Encampment

The Laramie Kiwanis Club’s Annual Old Time Ranch Tour of 2013 is headed to Encampment this year, with hopes of giving participants a better visual idea of Platte Valley ranch history. For the 2013 tour, participants meet their guides at the...

 
 By Zachary Laux    News    July 10, 2013

Old-time taste on wagon wheels: Old-fashioned soda rolls into Saratoga

The town of Saratoga ran out of ice July 4 before residents and tourists could get their fill of old-fashioned soda provided by the S&J Chuck Wagon Soda Co. Stephen and JoDell Hone, who run the...

 
 By Zachary Laux    News    July 10, 2013

Museum features passionate people in cultural celebration

The Saratoga Museum’s event aimed to bring more culture to the museum in an entertaining way was deemed a success after more than 100 people enjoyed four fun-filled events Saturday. “I think it...

 
 By Doug Radunich    News    July 10, 2013

Saratoga students place in top five at national FBLA competition

Two Saratoga High School students placed fifth in the nation at the 2013 Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Leadership Conference June 27-30. Incoming senior Shelby McGuire and 2013...

 
 By Doug Radunich    News    July 10, 2013

Haynes campaigns in Encampment

Potential Wyoming gubernatorial candidate Taylor Haynes made a stop in Encampment last week during his exploratory tour of Wyoming. Haynes, who ran as an Independent candidate in 2010, spoke at Encamp...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 10, 2013

Ranch Tour coming to Encampment

The Laramie Kiwanis Club’s Annual Old Time Ranch Tour of 2013 is headed to Encampment this year, with hopes of giving participants a better visual idea of Platte Valley ranch history. For the 2013 tour, participants meet their guides at the...

 
 By Doug Radunich    News    July 10, 2013

EHS student displays art in Cheyenne

A work of art from Encampment High School incoming senior Jennifer Morgan is now on display at the “Artistic Discovery” art exhibit, held at the Barrett Building in Cheyenne through July. The...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 10, 2013

Platte River Rodeo rides in

Rodeo fans can get a taste of serious roping, riding and wrestling at the 17th annual Platte River Rodeo Association Rodeo this weekend at the Buck Springs Rodeo Arena. According to Terri Hinkle, secretary for the Platte River Rodeo, the two-day...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 10, 2013

Bokelman makes Chancellor's List at University of Alaska Anchorage

Former Saratoga High School student Thomas Bokelman was announced to have made the 2013 Spring Semester Chancellor’s List for the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA). Bokelman, who graduates from the University of Wyoming in 2014, made the honor...

 

Sheep affecting sage chicken population

Reprint of this story from the July 13, 1906 issue of The Grand Encampment Herald brought to you courtesy of Grandma’s Cabin, Encampment, Wyoming. Preserving History - Serving the Community. Doom of Sage Hens Cheyenne visitors to Carbon and... Full story

 
 By Sue Howe    Lifestyles    July 10, 2013

Jam session Tuesday night

There were five here to play Bingo Tuesday. Two-dollar winners were Dorothy Miller and Madaline Forbes. Bernneil McCord won the $4 blackout round. There were two-and-a-half tables for Duplicate Bridge this week. There was a tie for high winners... Full story

 

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