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Green Mountain heads to commissioners

While the Planned Unit Development (PUD) for Green Mountain by Brush Creek Ranch (BCR) has faced much controversy, it successfully moved to the next stage of approval during a special meeting by Carbon County Planning Commission on July 26. The PUD...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    August 4, 2021

Life first, property second

In the past two years, Saratoga has experienced three significant gas events which have required the presence of emergency responders. At the July 20 meeting of the Saratoga Town Council, representati...

 

My vision of revision

Recently I was listening to a person I respect on many fronts, about how there are those in power trying to push revisionism of history. To me, southern boy and Virginian born guy that I am, I... Full story

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, This letter is to inform the town of Riverside that, as of July 30, 2021, I will no longer serve on the town council as a council member. My resignation is due to several things that have been done that I did not agree with and,... Full story

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    August 4, 2021

WYDOT reveals construction schedule

The Carbon County Council of Governments (CCCOG) met at 6:30 p.m. on July 21 at the Baggs Community Recreation Center. Encampment and Riverside did not have representatives attending. Jim Espy, who...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Business    August 4, 2021

Hanging up the antlers

For 49 hunting seasons, Merrill Meat Company north of Encampment has accepted wild game from out-of-state and local hunters. This season, what would have been its 50th, that will no longer be the...

 

Here you are family

On the weekend of July 9, it may have looked like a small town had sprung up at Bottle Creek Campground south of Encampment. A variety of campers and tents had been set up for an extended weekend...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Business    August 4, 2021

A crown for Wyoming

When one thinks of "The West" and particularly Wyoming, a number of images come to mind. Bucking broncos, hard working cowboys, majestic mountain ranges and clear blue skies. The most iconic of all...

 

Best of the Best

The crowd gathered at the Bear Trap Cafe and Bar on July 24 was unusual, but not surprising given the event. Midget wrestling returned to Riverside for a Saturday night, giving the crowd a chance to...

 

Where there's a Wille ...

Ann and Dale Wille were selected to be the Grand Marshals of the Carbon County Fair this year. This isn't the first time a Grand Marshal has been selected in Little Snake River Valley in recent...

 

A little thrifty in Hanna

There is another thrift store business that has established itself in Hanna. It is located in the St. Joseph's Catholic Church in the basement. It is named the Hanna Thrift Store. The Catholic church...

 

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