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Write-ins move right on

Many interesting things happened during the 2018 primary elections, among them were a handful of municipal races that saw people running as write-in candidates. According to Wyoming Statute...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    August 29, 2018

Plastics and politics

The Saratoga Town Council met at 6 p.m. on Aug. 21 at the Saratoga Town Hall with all the council attending. It was business as usual with the approval of the minutes for the meeting on Aug. 7 and...

 

Large turnout powers primary election

For many, the 2018 primary election was one to watch on several levels as both Liz Cheney and John Barrasso fended off challengers within their own party while State Treasurer Mark Gordon narrowly...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 29, 2018

Tractors, toys, talent and twirling

What could be more enjoyable than a day of fun for the entire family? The Copper Days Festival in Encampment, Wyo. has been entertaining tractor enthusiasts since 1994. Beginning at 11 a.m. on both Saturday, Sept. 8 and Sunday, Sept. 9, the whole...

 

A high employment rate

My father had two employers his entire work career. The government—I include his years with NASA and the Air Force as one—and General Electric (GE). When he retired, he was more or less set for th...

 

Plastics shouldn't be buried

Editor: It is official. Plastic bottles along with glass are no longer being recycled at the Saratoga landfill/transfer station. At the August 1st monthly meeting of the Upper Platte River Solid Waste Disposal District, its Chairman, Randy Raymer,...

 

Just hiking through

Spanning 3,100 miles from the border of Mexico to the border of Canada, the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) is one of three long-distance hiking trails that combine what is often called the "Triple...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 29, 2018

Saratoga searches for new museum director

In a recent press release, the Saratoga Museum Board announced it would be closing the museum for the season on Sept. 2 due to the “sudden and unexpected resignation of Saratoga Museum Director Mikayla Larrow.” The museum board cited both...

 

Horse talk

On a bright Saturday morning on Blackhall Mountain Ranch, the smell and sound of percolating coffee threads itself through the handful of conversations happening among those gathered in an arena....

 

Keeping data safe

Doing business in the 21st century means thinking about the possibility of data breaches. Technology has become so prevalent in our everyday life, we don’t often think about what could happen if we lost all that information. When starting a small b...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    August 29, 2018

Relicensed, refilled, reopened

The pool at the Hanna Recreation Center opened on Aug. 21 and Vivian Gonzales, the director of the center, is happy. It had been shut for over three months. "The impact of the pool closing has had...

 

Get a job! We did!

Depending where you live in Carbon County, summer jobs for high school students can be difficult to find. Basil Phillips, a junior at Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) Middle/High School and...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    August 29, 2018

Lady Tigers go 1-1 at tourney

The Encampment Lady Tigers found themselves with a stumbling start to their season as they competed in the Saratoga Invitation on Saturday with two wins and one loss during the one day tournament....

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    August 29, 2018

Starting at Star Valley

The long distance runners of the Platte Valley ventured up to Afton over the weekend to participate in the Star Valley Preview Meet in Afton on Friday. While there, Jarom Herring would lead the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    August 29, 2018

Lady Panthers prepped

The Lady Panthers began their season hosting the Saratoga Invitational where they took on the Dubois Lady Rams, the Wyoming Indian Lady Chiefs and the St. Stephens Lady Eagles as well as played...

 

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