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Articles from the July 19, 2017 edition

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Library fine

The Elk Mountain Public Library was full for its dedication ceremony on Monday. The initial fundraising for the library started on September 15, 2016 and the library was officially completed on July... Full story


BLM adds fire restrictions

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced Tuesday it declared stage 1 fire restrictions for BLM lands in Carbon County. The move to enact fire restrictions follows that of the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), which last week declared lands in... Full story


The 1800s revisit Grand Encampment

Fresh off the 15th annual Grand Encampment Cowboy Gathering last weekend, the town of Encampment and the Grand Encampment Museum (GEM) will be hosting other events this weekend that will allow visitors to travel to an earlier time. The museum will... Full story


The return of the King

King Coal Days didn’t happen last year, but Friday at 5 p.m., registration for weekend events at the Hanna Parks and Recreation Center will begin this year’s festivities. Friday evening features a DJ, a community barbecue, Texas Hold-em poker... Full story


An updated Wyo welcome

Travelers entering Wyoming will soon be greeted by new Welcome to Wyoming signs, featuring a scenic view of the Lower Green River Lake and Squaretop Mountain. The Wyoming Department of Transportation'... Full story


A party fit for a King

The Hanna Town Council met Tuesday to discuss the upcoming events for King Coal Days June 21-23. Before the meeting, there was a public hearing to discuss an open container permit requested by the Hanna Recreation Center for the King Coal Days... Full story


Concrete issues

The Saratoga Planning Commission met Tuesday for its monthly meeting, finishing in what one member called “record time,” but a letter from a Saratoga Town Council member slowed it a bit. The letter, read aloud during the meeting, was from Steve... Full story


Mobile homes on tap?

The Saratoga Water and Sewer Joint Powers Board (Sewer Board) met Wednesday and held two meetings; the first its regular monthly meeting and the second a budget hearing to pass the board’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year. At the regular meeting... Full story


Digging up Tom Horn

The Grand Encampment Museum is sponsoring three free presentations. The first, on the Trial of Tom Horn, will be presented by John W. Davis on Thursday, July 27. The second presentation, on August 10, focuses on John Wesley Powell and the third is... Full story


A pre-rant rant

I got more response about my last column “Goodbye Saratoga” than I ever have for something I have written. While I feel I have penned things worthier of comment, I have been overwhelmed by the she... Full story


This doesn't suck … but it's supposed to

Having a cleaner house is simpler today than almost any time in the past. That is due to a little device that literally sucks. The humble vacuum cleaner sits where you put it until you finally decide... Full story


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