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Articles from the August 20, 2014 edition

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 By Mike Dunn    News    August 20, 2014

Substitute teacher faces drug charges

A Saratoga substitute teacher is being charged with three drug-related offenses. Fifty-one-year-old Gregory Scott Bush is facing one count of delivery of a controlled substance marijuana, one count...

 
 By Liz Wood    News    August 20, 2014

Valley Pharmacy not for sale

Rod Waeckerlin said selling Valley Pharmacy was not even considered when he sold the pharmacy portion of Bi-Rite Pharmacy, in Rawlins to City Market. The deal is scheduled to close on Aug. 21 and...

 

Craig B. Powell

Craig B. Powell, 39, passed away August 10th, 2014 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born March 19, 1975, in Saratoga, to John and Connie Powell.  He grew up in Saratoga and graduated from Saratoga High School in 1993....

 

Grady Joseph Kalberer

Grady Joseph Kalberer was born to Lindsay and Eric Kalberer. He was born July 11, 2014, in Cleveland, Ohio. Maternal grandparents are Larry and Joanne Hepner, of Saratoga. Maternal great grandmothers...

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    August 20, 2014

Water meter project: "very close" to settlement

The Saratoga/Carbon County Impact Joint Powers (water and sewer) Board are reportedly close to a an agreement with Reiman Construction. At the Aug. 16 water and sewer board meeting, town of Saratoga...

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    August 20, 2014

Chairman upset over absence

Upper Platte River Valley Solid Waste Disposal District (Landfill) Board chairman Randy Raymer was less than pleased with recycler Richard Hodges at their Aug. 6 meeting. Raymer said Hodges...

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    August 20, 2014

Police chief discusses drug investigation protocol

Saratoga Police Chief Tom Knickerbocker said he was taken aback by the questions at the Valley Service Organization (VSO) candidate forums about the Saratoga Police Department (SPD) not addressing...

 

Flyrod o'clock

Moving to the Platte Valley requires adjustment. As you make friends here, you will find one of those adjustments will be learning to fly fish. This does not, as you might expect from the name,...

 

Time for SCWEMS to toughen up

The Saratoga Sun has been following the recent, sometimes heated, discussions at South Central Wyoming Emergency Medical Services (SCWEMS) Joint Powers Board (JPB) meetings with interest. Everyone who lives in this area is affected by the...

 

Spraying has consequences

Dear Editor, Regarding Erik Gantt’s article about the impacts of mosquito spraying in the Saratoga area: The article claimed that mosquito spraying doesn’t harm any other creatures, while citing studies that sound to me shockingly inadequate to...

 

USPS should share misery

Editor’s note: a sentence was inadvertently left off John Blue’s letter to the editor in the Aug. 13 edition of the Saratoga Sun. The Saratoga Sun staff apologizes for this error. Editor, This is sort of a combination letter to the editor and an...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 20, 2014

Wreck claims Saratoga man

Alcohol is suspected as the contributing factor that lead to a head on double fatality crash on Aug 10. The crash occurred at approximately 1:25 a.m. 2.3 miles west of Douglas on Interstate 25 at mile post 142.3. Thirty-nine-year-old Craig B....

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    August 20, 2014

Encampment puts money towards improvements

The Encampment Town Council approved spending up to $750 to repair a propane gas line that has been leaking at the Opera House at their Aug. 14 meeting. Other purchases approved include a skid-steer...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    August 20, 2014

Skunks causing a stink

Apparently, skunks have taken up residence under the old Riverside Town Hall. At the Riverside Town Council meeting on Thursday trapping the current striped residents and putting a barrier around the...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 20, 2014

Lottery comes to Saratoga

In just a few days, Platte Valley residents will be able to try their luck with the brand-new Wyoming Lottery. The Wyoming Lottery is featuring Powerball and Mega Millions. The Country Store and the Kum and Go on First Street in Saratoga are both...

 
 By Liz Wood    News    August 20, 2014

The Legends of Old Baldy

George Storer was a visionary who dreamed of building a world class golf and fishing resort, when everyone else saw baron sagebrush fields, Linda Durbano said. Durbano, who wrote "The Legends of Old...

 

Henneks celebrate 50 years

When Mildred Waits came to Saratoga in the summer of 1962, she did so to help her sister who was nursing Saratoga resident Ruth Edwards. That summer, Mildred met the man who would become her husband...

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    August 20, 2014

A new year for CCSD#2

New faces and new opportunities will ring in a new school year at Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD#2). Jim Copeland has already taken the helm as CCSD#2’s new superintendent. As he started...

 

Saratoga Schools Menus

Monday-Hamburger/bun, potato wedges, fruit & vegetable bar, watermelon, milk Tuesday - Chicken Parmesan, seasoned noodles, broccoli, fruit & vegetable bar, peaches, milk The fruit & vegetable bar will offer a fresh and canned fruit each day. Fresh...

 

Party time in Riverside

The Town of Riverside wants you “to enjoy a late summer afternoon, with good music, good food and invite anyone who wants to spend the afternoon with us to come,” said Jan Cook. Riverside Party Day begins at 4 p.m. Saturday at Rick Martin Memoria...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    August 20, 2014

Ryan Park has fun, food and auction

Fun is scheduled Saturday at the 19th Annual Ryan Park VFD Fundraiser. Doors open at 11 a.m. and a barbecue lunch begins at noon. Both live and silent auctions will follow. The proceeds of the days...

 

Thrift shop donates talking books

At Deseret Health and Rehab, residents enjoyed many activities throughout the week. The Activity Department offers a wide variety of activities each week to meet the residents’ interests, as well as the physical, mental and psychological...

 
 By Sue Howe    Lifestyles    August 20, 2014

Seniors listen to jammers for lunch

We had three tables for Duplicate Bridge on Monday. High winners were John Blue and Glee Johnson. Second high went to Gertrude Herold and Pat Bailey. I have the forms for the elderly and disabled tax returns. So stop by and get one or call and I...

 

Seniors Menu

Carbon County Senior Centers Wednesday-Roast Beef, mashed potatoes/gravy, mixed vegetables, wheat roll, peaches, ice cream, chilled milk. Thursday- Salmon patty, wild rice blend, asparagus, wheat bread, fruited Jell-O, Cool Whip, chilled milk....

 

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