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Articles from the July 22, 2015 edition

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 By Madeline Weiss    News    July 22, 2015

CCSD#2 in the black

The Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD#2) Board of Trustees is financially in a place that they can consider re-adopting the Policy KAB-Special Recognition and Financial Assistance. This...

 
 By Sarah Hutchins    News    July 22, 2015

Farmer's market returns

The farmer’s market is starting back up this Monday from approximately 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m at the Platte Valley Community Center’s east parking lot. Anyone who is interested in having a stand at...

 

Thomas Paul McGuire

Thomas Paul McGuire, 81, of Saratoga Wyo., passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2015 at the University of Colorado Hospital. He was born on May 1, 1934, in St. Paul, Minn. to Paul and Isabelle McGuire. A r...

 

Elizabeth Roth

Elizabeth J. Roth, 57, of Saratoga, Wyo., passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center. Elizabeth was born on Oct. 23, 1957, in Roseville, Calif., to Graham and Sally...

 
 By Sarah Hutchins    News    July 22, 2015

Commissioners talk Library Budget

The Carbon County Commissioners held a special meeting at noon July 13 at the Carbon County Courthouse, specifically to discuss Carbon County Library’s budget. According to the draft of...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 22, 2015

County ranchers join cowboy hall of fame

The Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame (WCHF) announced 51 outstanding Wyoming cowboys and cowgirls chosen to become 2015 Honorees. Carbon County is in Region 7 with Sweetwater County. The 2015 Honorees from Carbon County include Ivan “Ike” Herold,...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 22, 2015

Deorio pleads 'No Contest' in plea agreement

Eden Deorio, a former Valley Foods employee charged with stealing more than $30,000 from her employer, has pleaded No Contest to misdemeanor Theft. The state will re-file the charge, originally a felony, in Circuit Court. Because Deorio pled No...

 

What's up with WhatFest?

WhatFest is back for 2015 on July 24 and 25. Accommodations are first come first serve and will be provided at Riverside Garage, where they can fit about 150-160 tents for the cost of a small...

 

Superior superhero

Being a single parent must be really tough in some cases; however, being a single dad with a daughter must be even tougher. Mine handled it exceptionally well. I don’t think it’s quite possible fo...

 
 By Abby Perry    Opinion    July 22, 2015

2015: International Year of Soils

The 68th UN General Assembly declared 2015 the International Year of Soils with specific objectives to raise awareness of the importance of soil for human life and interactions, promote and support sustainable ecosystem practices and promote soil mon...

 

Thanks for events that bring people back

Dear Editor, Last Friday night [June 19], we attended the “Ride for the Brand” presentation by Red Steagall and Co. at your lovely Platte Valley Convention Center. Upon arrival we were greeted by some lovely ladies helping pass out and get...

 

Range road resurfaced

A resurfacing project similar to that which motorists have been experiencing on WYO 130, north of Saratoga, has begun on Snowy Range Road. The area of the resurfacing project covers 14.3 miles;...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 22, 2015

Administrative changes at library

After 17 years at the Carbon County Library System (CCLS), Executive Director Marilyn Pederson has chosen to move on, according to a press release from the CCLS. The library staff and patrons throughout Carbon County have appreciated her many years...

 

SES teacher learns stellar skills

A Saratoga Elementary School teacher is among nearly two dozen educators who will return to their classrooms this fall with new skills and ideas to stimulate young peoples interest in science, after spending two weeks this summer working with...

 

Her cowboy, remembered

Melissa Broughton, who lived with her family on ranches in south central Wyoming and northern Colorado, including Gingerquill Ranch east of Encampment, recently self published a book about alcoholism...

 

Local rodeo entries accepted by State Fair

The 103rd Wyoming State Fair and Rodeo is accepting local entries from Wyoming cowboys and cowgirls to participate in the 2015 PRCA Rodeo. Rodeo performances are scheduled for August 13-14 at the State Fairgrounds. Contestants must be entered by...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 22, 2015

Encampment native named UW Art Museum curator

Encampment native Katie Christensen is the new University of Wyoming (UW) Art Museum curator of education and statewide engagement. Christensen received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from UW and a Master of Fine Arts from Bowling Green State...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 22, 2015

Wyoming Capitol open during Frontier Days

The Wyoming Capitol will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 18 and July 25 this year. This allows visitors access to the Capitol for tours and sightseeing on the Saturdays of Cheyenne Frontier Days. The Capitol Information Desk will be staffed....

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 22, 2015

UW announces spring graduates

The University of Wyoming awarded degrees to the following students from Carbon County at the completion of the 2015 spring semester. The following degrees are included on this list: BA (Bachelor of Arts); BS (Bachelor of Science); BSCE (Bachelor of...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 22, 2015

Cary named to New York Life's President's Council

Bradford C. Cary, of Saratoga, has been named a member of the 2015 President’s Council of New York Life. Members of the President’s Council are among the top five percent of New York Life’s elite sales force of 12,000 agents. Cary has been a...

 

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