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Take yer shot

Kalley Ellis fills the air with smoke as she takes a shot during the Kids Muzzleloader shoot during the Mountain Man Rendezvous Saturday at the Grand Encampment Museum.... Full story


First day of school 'eclipsed'

Carbon County School District No.2 (CCSD No.2) students not looking forward to having their summer vacations end Aug. 21 will get a one day reprieve before the beginning of the new school year thanks to a rare astronomical occurrence. Monday, Aug.... Full story


Repairs to close First Street

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) announced it will be doing a chip seal project on WY-130 (First Street in Saratoga) that will cause delays to motorists passing through town. The project is scheduled to begin July 31 and will... Full story


Richard D. Tyler

Richard “Rick” Dean Tyler Jr. went to be with the Lord on Sunday July 16, 2017 in Green River, Wyoming, at the age of 62. He was born July 10, 1955, in Denver to Richard “Dick” and Ruth Tyler. Richard was proceeded in death by his brother... Full story


WHATFest brings the bands

WHATFest, an annual music festival featuring dozens of bands over the course of a weekend, will return to Riverside Friday and Saturday. The event will be hosted at the Bear Trap Café & Bar at 120 Riverside Avenue in Riverside. According to the... Full story


Trek to Emigrant's Crossing

History buffs and adventurers are invited to the secluded Emigrant’s Crossing portion of the Overland Trail. The Saratoga Historical and Cultural Association will be hosting a trek to the site 12 miles north of Saratoga on Saturday, July 29.... Full story

 By Mike Armstong    News    July 26, 2017


There was no quorum on Wednesday for the meeting of Carbon County Council of Governments (CCCOG) in Riverside. Although no business could be decided, the Wyoming of Department of Transportation (WYDOT) gave a presentation on WYDOT’s current... Full story


Snowy Range science hike

The U.S. Forest Service is hosting a science-focused public outreach day Saturday, July 29 at the Glacier Lakes Ecosystem Experiments Site, located in the Snowy Range of the Medicine Bow National Forest in Wyoming. A three-mile long,... Full story


FR103 closed for repair

Due to a culvert replacement and road surface repair project, a portion of Forest Road 103 (Twin Lakes Road) in the Snowy Range will be temporarily closed for approximately one week, beginning Monday, July 24. Forest Road 103 is a rough,... Full story


'King' keeps busy

King Coal days started Friday with a community barbecue, baseball games and Texas Hold-em poker games and wrapped up Sunday with Mud Drags. There was a lot in between. Saturday began with a 6 a.m. 5k... Full story


Science school summer

"We have had a relationship with Teton Science School for seven to eight years and it has worked out real well," said Mark Shipp, the Carbon County District No. 2 (CCD2) summer school supervisor, "We... Full story


Board and budget

The Carbon County School District No.2 (CCSD No.2) board of directors met Wednesday for what was at the time its final meeting before the start of the 2017-2018 school year. At the meeting, the board acted to amend the school calendar—pushing back... Full story


All-Star Netter

Encampment graduate McKenzie Powell was selected to be one of twelve from the pool of 1A to 4A players to participate on the South All-Star Volleyball team Saturday at Casper College in Casper.... Full story


Bike to School

Over 300 bike riders participating in the Tour de Wyoming cross-country bike ride called Saratoga home for two nights last week, not only taking in plenty of rest, relaxation and Valley hospitality, b... Full story


North Fork keeps it civil

North Folk Engineering was founded in March by Jon Nelson, a professional civil engineer with a strong background in construction. He has supervised construction of tunnels, dams, reservoirs,... Full story


Chip sealing and pump repair

The Saratoga Town Council met for its second meeting of the month Tuesday, and quickly disposed of agenda items. During the 40-minute meeting, the council was briefed on the Wyoming Department of Transportation’s (WYDOT) upcoming chip seal project... Full story


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