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Articles from the August 8, 2018 edition

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 By Keith McLendon    News    August 8, 2018

Saratoga gets 'competitive edge'

“This is huge for Saratoga. This is the kind of bandwidth that larger communities dream about. This is going to far exceed what we find in Casper or Cheyenne,” Merrit Engebretsen, account...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    August 8, 2018

Riding into a new legacy

There may not be many 12 year olds who can make a 35-year-old, world champion bareback rider consider retirement, but Tuker Carricato isn't most 12 year olds. Having only been riding for 3 years...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    August 8, 2018

Clinic to get new management

Rumors have swirled around the Valley for several weeks about Dr. Bryan Kaiser’s future with Platte Valley Medical Clinic. The speculation picked up following the Saratoga Town Council meeting on...

 

Derek Dean Brinar

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at Greenhill Cemetery in Laramie, WY, with the Reverend Rhett Ivey, officiating. Services are under the direction of Montgomery-Stryker Funeral Home. Go to ww... Full story

 
 By Joshua Wood    Business    August 8, 2018

Cooley Realtor of the year

In the world of real estate, some people come and go while others stick around for the long haul. Marcy Cooley is the one of the latter. Having obtained her real estate license on June 1, 1994 she...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Business    August 8, 2018

Shedding a curse

Local business owner and philanthropist Laura Morrow calls it the "Susan Lucci curse." Lucci, who was a regular on the soap opera "All My Children" from 1970 to 2011, had been nominated for an Emmy...

 

HART seeks new leader

The Hanna Agricultural Resource Team (HART) met at 5:30 p.m. on July 31 at the Hanna Market to discuss changes in leadership. Rose Dabbs, the president of HART, told the members in attendance it was...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    August 8, 2018

Buffer zone discussed

Determining what extraterritorial jurisdiction a municipality has outside of town limits was the primary catalyst for a workshop held on July 31 between the Saratoga Town Council, Saratoga Planning...

 

Whiskey changed my life

Providence has thrown a lot of interesting jobs at me over the years, but honestly, most just sort of happened by being in the right place at the right time. That is true to a major degree when it...

 

Letter to the Editor

Editor, I would like to respond to a couple of comments from the August 1st edition of The Saratoga Sun’s coverage of the political forums: “I think we are over training or over requiring on some of those requirements” and, “It doesn’t...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    August 8, 2018

Plastic problem

Concerns about the Saratoga Transfer Station and the recycling of plastics were at the top of the list for the regularly scheduled meeting of the Upper Platte River Solid Waste Disposal District...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Business    August 8, 2018

Hack's tackles 25 years

For 25 years, Michael "Hack" Patterson has been the trusted name when it comes to tackle, flies and guiding. Right up front, Hack will tell you that he is probably a little too honest and that his...

 
 By Keith McLendon    News    August 8, 2018

Money for bones

Medicine Bow Museum Director Sharon Biamon was on hand to sort out donated items for sell in a Saturday silent auction to raise funds to move and preserve the Como Bluff fossil Cabin (See Dinosaurs on...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    August 8, 2018

Duo faces 51 years

Just over a week after being detained by deputies from the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office, two Encampment men are scheduled to appear in the Second Judicial Circuit Court in Rawlins at 11 a.m. on...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    August 8, 2018

Bridge a stepping stone

There was a lot of traffic on County Road 121 around 10 a.m. on July 31 as dozens of people made their way to the Rocky Mountain Power Ekola Bridge and County Road 121 dedication. Both Carbon County a...

 

JW Hugus gets 10 years

The surname Hugus is not only well known in the Valley, but in other parts of Wyoming also. J.W. Hugus once owned 12 businesses in southern Wyoming and northern Colorado. The Hugus Company Mercantile...

 

Library to feature bird photo program

Friends of the Saratoga Library announced a local couple will be presenting a program highlighting their birding experiences at 7 p.m. on Thursday Aug. 16 in the Saratoga Branch Library. The public is invited to attend this entertaining and...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 8, 2018

'Bear attack' planned

Carbon County Emergency Coordinator John Zeiger would like to inform the public that there will be an emergency exercise near the Turpin Reservoir on Sunday, August 12. The exercise will be in response to a staged predator attack. In this case the...

 

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