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Articles from the July 29, 2015 edition

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 By Sarah Hutchins    News    July 29, 2015

USFS to release travel management alternatives

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) will be holding three open houses in the upcoming weeks to release the three proposed alternatives for the West Side Snowy Range Travel Management project. The three...

 
 By Shelby McGuire    News    July 29, 2015

Power outage planned for early Thursday a.m.

On July 16 at 12:05 a.m., Carbon Power & Light (CP&L) had scheduled a power outage for the Valley. The outage did not occur on time which caused concerns, especially for oxygen users. CP&L’s next sc...

 

Josephine "Toddy" Pierson

Josephine "Toddy" Pierson, 93, of Fort Collins, passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2015. Toddy was born on Dec. 2, 1921, in Rawlins, Wyo., to the late Jacob and Josephine Amanda (Herbertson) Ziegler. From the beginning of her life until the very end,...

 

Stephen Fowler Shaw

Stephen Fowler Shaw, “Hondo”, passed from this earth at his home in Billings, Mont. on July 16, 2015 after fighting metastatic prostate cancer for nine years. Steve was born on Sept. 16, 1957 in Rawlins, Wyo. to Jock and Yvonne (Roop) Shaw, the...

 
 By Liz Wood    News    July 29, 2015

Fire season hits Carbon County

After an unusually wet spring and summer, low humidity and strong winds have brought the fire season warning to Carbon County. A red flag warning was issued for Monday by the National Weather...

 
 By Madeline Weiss    News    July 29, 2015

Master Plan contract in place

The contract for the Master Plan Consulting was approved at the Saratoga Town Council meeting on July 21. It outlines various goals for Community Builders, Inc. (CBI), the hired contractor based out o...

 

A stand on lemonade

Summertime is here across America. Yes, summer has even made it to Wyoming. With summertime comes the blooming of preadolescent-run lemonade stands across limitless tracts of urban and suburban real...

 

A flip in Saskatchewan

The wildland fire community has functioned on a somewhat world-wide basis for a long time. As the fire situation worsened in the Canadian provinces a few weeks ago, official help was requested from the US, Australia, and New Zealand. I was one of...

 
 By Madeline Weiss    News    July 29, 2015

Fridays with the Mayor

“I’m excited about it,” Mayor Ed Glode said of the Master Plan. “Really, it is a plan for the next undefined amount of time in the town. So, if you want to talk about economic development,...

 

Wood to judge 'Art on the Green'

Jerry Wood, stone sculptor in Saratoga, will be a judge for the Art on the Green competition in Green River, Wyo. on Aug. 14 and 15. Wood was originally asked to be a participant in the competition,...

 
 By Sarah Hutchins    News    July 29, 2015

New projects for Carbon County Museum

The Carbon County Museum is currently working on two different, projects that they hope will boost tourism in the County. According to Kelly Bohanan, Director for the Carbon County Museum, they are...

 

Peppers & spice ... and a vote for chili that's nice

The 20th Annual Chili Competition will take place on Saturday, Aug. 15 at Veterans Island Park in Saratoga during the Microbrew Festival. The competition has gradually become more popular each year. B...

 

Competition is brewing

Aug. 15 will bring the 20th Annual Steinley Cup Microbrew Festival to Saratoga. Brewers will compete to win the coveted Steinley Cup and vie for the “People’s Choice” award. The event starts at...

 

WHATFest on film

Over the weekend, a documentary was shot about WHATFest in Riverside. A number of filmmakers and photographers were involved in producing an 8-10 minute documentary which highlights the culture of...

 
 By Madeline Weiss    News    July 29, 2015

Conference reveals new economic development possibilities for county

Cindy Wallace, Executive Director of the Carbon County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC), attended the 26th National Rural Economic Development Association (NREDA) Annual Conference. Wallace...

 
 By Sarah Hutchins    News    July 29, 2015

Fremont Therapy opens in Rawlins

For the past couple of years, Brent Kaufman and Scott Phister, Clinic Founders of Fremont Therapy Group (FTG), have been looking at Rawlins as a potential location to open up a new facility. "It...

 
 By Liz Wood    News    July 29, 2015

Bullfest has a brand new date

Organizers have a new date for the popular Bullfest: Aug. 22. The Saratoga Lions Club has put on the bull-riders only event for 15 years and for the last two years, Bullfest has been on the first...

 
 By Shelby McGuire    News    July 29, 2015

Hot Diggidy Dog opens

On June 3, Saratoga welcomed a new business, Hot Diggidy Dog, to the Platte Valley. Susan Wallace and Ellie Hoyt joined forces to operate their hot dog business together. Hoyt has some experience in t...

 
 By Madeline Weiss    News    July 29, 2015

Services, businesses 'Caught Doing it Right'

The Saratoga Department of Public Works (DPW) was presented the “Caught Doing It Right” award by the Saratoga Chamber of Commerce. They were recognized at the Saratoga Town Council Meeting on July...

 

Saratoga to cover T1 line for Enhanced 911

At the Carbon County Commissioners meeting July 21, discussions arose over a dispatch system. A Memorandum of Understanding is now established between the town of Saratoga and the Carbon County Commissioners to have the town of Saratoga take over...

 

Glad when we arrive-gladder when we leave, good boots and dead men in the Inn hot pool

100 Years Ago Trout! Fried in Camp Ovens Two Days Rip-Roaring Old Time at Encampment August 5th and 6th A week from today and tomorrow, Encampment will celebrate the 2nd annual fish fry, That is going to be some fry, too, by the way. Don’t ask us...

 

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