Articles from the August 30, 2017 edition

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CCSD No. 2 teachers tops in proficiency

Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD No. 2) Superintendent Jim Copeland had high praise for seven teachers in his district after the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) results came out last week. Copeland was effusive in his pra... Full story


Ronald A. Perue

Word was received here this week of the death of former Saratoga and Encampment resident Ronald Arnold Perue who passed away Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, in a Spokane, Washshington hospital. Ron was born Sept. 2, 1939 in Laramie, the third son of R. A.... Full story


Robert Lee Wright

Robert Lee Wright of Saratoga peacefully passed away at his home, August 21, 2017. He had been under the care of several doctors for about four months battling kidney cancer. Bob, as he was affectionally known, retired from Sinclair Oil Company as... Full story


Opera house 'Kit'

Residents and visitors to Encampment were treated to a talk about an important figure in the American West, Kit Carson, Thursday at The Encampment Opera House. The talk wrapped up a series of three talks held as part of the Grand Encampment... Full story


PUD gets ironed out

Members of the Saratoga Town Council and the Saratoga Planning Commission met Tuesday to move the town’s proposed Planned Unit Development (PUD) ordinance closer to a vote. After ironing out some issues in the proposed language of the ordinance, th... Full story


A phony article

There is at least one appliance I have yet to mention in my periodic discourses on such things. It has become invaluable tool in our everyday life, but it didn’t start that way. That device was … the telegraph! Alright. No. But the telegraph was... Full story


EA adds engineer

Caroline Morrison moved to Saratoga a year ago when her husband, Tyler, got a job with the Bureau of Land Management in Rawlins. At the time she was eager to put her civil engineering background to work and among the places she applied was... Full story


Panthers defense aids in scrimmage win

While the Saratoga Invite volleyball tournament went on down the hill, the Saratoga High School football team scrimmaged against the junior varsity team of Laramie in the first game of the 2017 season. Even though the game was a scrimmage and will... Full story


Panthers place in first meet

The SMHS cross country team met Friday in Green River for the Green River Invite. The first meet of the year allowed the Panthers to get started on the season after months of summer vacation and the off-season. Senior Ashlynn Johnston, the only high... Full story


Lady Panthers go 4-1 at home invite

Saratoga High School hosted a tournament Friday and Saturday that served as the first game of the season for a number of schools, including local rivals, and despite strong competition finished the weekend with a 4-1 win-loss ratio. The Lady... Full story


Lady Tigers start new win streak in Saratoga

The Encampment Lady Tigers spent Friday and Saturday at the home of Valley rival Saratoga Panthers for the Saratoga Invite. While in the house of purple and gold, the Tigers did not square off against the Panthers or 2016 division champion Little... Full story


Lady Miners gain experience

Coach Jackie Jones of Hanna-Elk Mountain-Medicine Bow (HEM) High School’s Lady Miners did not know how her extremely young team would fair at the Saratoga Invitational, but she was very encouraged with what she witnessed on Friday and Saturday.... Full story


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