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 By Madeline Weiss    News    August 26, 2015

Test results affect school status

It is possible that schools in Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD#2) will not achieve Safe Harbor status. Superintendent Jim Copeland warned the CCSD#2 Board of Trustees that letters may need...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    August 26, 2015

Million dollar sales tax refund pending

The Wyoming Department of Revenue informed Carbon County Treasurer Cindy Baldwin of a recently filed amended tax return that may lead to approximately $1 million in sales tax revenue having to be...

 

Piper Jo Trevillyan

Lainee Trevillyan is excited to announcement the arrival of her baby sister, Piper Jo. Piper joined the family on June 3, 2015 weighing 7 pounds 2.8 ounces. Her proud parents are Ty and Lori...

 

Parrie/Rummel to wed

Lindsay Parrie, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Colorado State University, is to be married to Levi Rummel, a wildlife photographer, and Information Technology Professional with the State of...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    August 26, 2015

New Shively Field paving bid accepted

The Saratoga Airport Board recommended for council approval the apparent low bid of $746,906 at its Aug. 18 meeting. The low bidder, Mountain Construction Company is based out of Lovell, Wyo. The...

 
 By Madeline Weiss    News    August 26, 2015

Council denies police resolution against marijuana

Saratoga Police Chief Tom Knickerbocker presented a formal resolution on anti-marijuana education to the Saratoga Town Council on Aug. 18. The resolution was “in support of the Wyoming Association...

 

Somebody's blowing smoke

In Minnesota a boy named Trey suffered a traumatic brain injury that very nearly killed the teen.1 As a result of this injury Trey suffers migraines and pain so great that it hampers his daily functio...

 

First annual Duathlon a success

Editor, Just wanted to comment on the fantastic vibe at the first annual Snowy Range Duathlon. The race had 11 folks enter to traverse the 22 1/2 mile course ... really great for a first year endurance race ... but the real magic were the people! I...

 

Boom or bust

Editor, When you live in a small town in Wyoming, you live with boom and bust cycles, especially bust. Small towns struggle to survive. Young families move away because there are no jobs to support them and their older parents are left behind, wishin...

 

Errata

On Page 8 of the August 19 issue of the Saratoga Sun, the production company hired for filming promotional videos in Carbon County was named “Digital Top House.” The correct name is “Digital Chop House.” The staff of the Saratoga Sun...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    August 26, 2015

Get creative Carbon County

"It's time to suck it up and get creative folks," said Sen. Larry Hicks at last week's public meeting in Encampment on opening Battle Highway (WYO 70) earlier in the year. Hicks' statement was made...

 

Of horses and men

Chris Irwin believes that interacting with a horse on a personal level takes labor and effort, but that the rewards are great if the time is put in. Irwin, who says his passion for horsemanship began...

 

Saratoga School Menu

Wednesday Chili and cheese nachos, corn, fruit and vegetable bar, peaches, milk Thursday Hot ham and cheese sandwich, peas, fruit and vegetable bar, applesauce, milk Friday Chicken nuggets/BBQ, carrots, fruit and vegetable bar, cantaloupe, cinnamon...

 

"Pick" your history

Last Saturday 38 people went for a historical adventure on Pick Ranch. Led by local historians Ken Olson, Dick Perue, Ken Swanson and Chilly Rollison the group followed the Platte River and were...

 

Saratoga Bullfest 2015

IN THE MONEY 1st place Hawk Whitt Thermpolis, Wyo. $5,180 (82 points) 2nd place Josh Call Thedford, Neb. $3,885 (80 points) 3rd place Lane Gambill Johnstown, Neb. $2,590 (77 points) 4th place Tyler...

 

Shovelhead shows, takes class

Joe Gaspari, owner of HiTech Auto in Saratoga, rode his custom 1976 Harley Davidson FX to the 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and came home a winner. Gaspari said he read an article in "American Iron"...

 

Wine tastings return

Chef Linda Pashcke has studied the culinary arts from Oregon to Florence, Italy and has returned to Saratoga to share her knowledge as a personal chef. She focuses on seasonal and fresh, provides...

 

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