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Articles from the July 29, 2020 edition

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 By Joshua Wood    News    July 29, 2020

Audit accepted, questions remain

At their July 21 meeting, the Saratoga Town Council formally accepted the Fiscal Year 2018/2019 audit from Carver, Florek and James (CFJ) as the 2020/2021 fiscal year begins. Along with the highly...

 By Joshua Wood    News    July 29, 2020

Museum district heads to ballot

After an extended public hearing and 30 day protest period that saw no written protest, the proposed Saratoga-Ryan Park Museum District will be heading to the ballot in November. During the July 20...


James Grimes

James Grimes, 34 of Saratoga, passed away unexpectedly on July 16 at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. James was an avid outdoorsman and loved hunting, fishing and camping in the mountains around Saratoga. He was also a talented cook and enjoyed... Full story

 By Joshua Wood    News    July 29, 2020

Early voting moving ahead

With the primary election rapidly approaching and the United States still dealing with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), absentee voting has taken center stage this election cycle. At the July 20...


Reopening plan approved by school board

Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) passed the first hurdle in resuming school this fall as the Board of Trustees unanimously approved the district’s Smart Start Reopening Plan during the...

 By Joshua Wood    News    July 29, 2020

Saratoga talks trash

Trash talk was no small part of the July 21 meeting of the Saratoga Town Council as the governing body addressed excess refuse near the municipal swimming pool and repeated violations at Family Dollar...


Want change? Run for office

The date of the 2020 Primary Election draws ever closer and, soon, voters will be going to the ballot to make their choice on who they want to move forward to the General Election to represent them. While there are plenty of choices on the national... Full story


The world has enough 7-11s

I was crushed a couple of weeks ago when someone sent me a picture on Facebook of the building that housed my restaurant in Taichung, Taiwan. This beautiful Mediterranean style building, which was hom... Full story

 By Mike Armstrong    Sports    July 29, 2020

A late shootout

"The Six-Man All-Star game was played at Sioux County High School in Harrison, Nebraska on July 23, 2020.Team Wyoming was represented by 16 recent graduates from across the state," Cliff Jones, an ass...


Living History Days

When one walks onto the ground of the Grand Encampment Museum (GEM), it is difficult not to feel like one is being transported back in time or to the movie set of an old western.  Old storefronts,...


Cornering the market

Opening a restaurant is a risk at any time. To open during a time when many venues throughout the country are having to close, an owner has to have a lot of confidence in their food and the public....


Anything you can do

In 1870, 50 years before the 19th amendment gave women the right to vote in the United States, Louisa Swain cast the first historic ballot for the general election in Laramie. She was able to vote...


Big show, little town

When driving through Riverside, population 52, one might not expect there to be much for entertainment as they take Wyoming Highway 230 down to Colorado. In this small town, which was home to...


Preserving local history

Editor's note: This is the first in a series on museums in Carbon County. There are seven museums in Carbon County. Some have been around for decades and others are still fairly new. It takes time,...


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