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Articles from the September 1, 2021 edition

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 By Joshua Wood    News    September 1, 2021

Multi-state manhunt ends near Baggs

On the evening of August 26, the hunt for a suspect involved in a drive-by shooting in Denver came to a dramatic end on Highway 789 between Baggs and Rawlins.  By the time law enforcement...

 By Joshua Wood    News    September 1, 2021

Where the antelope play

A common saying in Wyoming is the population of pronghorn in the state outnumber that of people.  While that's not entirely accurate-there are 400,000 pronghorn in Wyoming compared to 550,000...


John Gilbert Cowdin

John Gilbert Cowdin, age 76, lost his battle with cancer on Thursday, August 19, 2021. \John was a fourth generation Carbon County native who was raised near the Shirley Mountains on the family... Full story


Tyler Morgan Nuhn

Tyler Morgan Nuhn, born December 11, 1999, to Cory Nuhn and Diane Bruner Nuhn, joined his heavenly Father Sunday, August 22, 2021. Tyler was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, camping, and snow... Full story


Dail Carter

Virl Dail Carter was born in Lafe, Arkansas on May 11, 1939, and died on August 26, 2021 in Cheyenne, Wyoming at the age of 82. Dail was raised by his maternal grandparents, Overton Columbus and... Full story


Fashion Night in Saratoga

Starting at 6 p.m. on September 17 at The Firewater Public House lawn, Strong Tower Designs will be hosting a free fashion show. Hors d' oerves will be served to attendees and there will also be a...


Reality check

It is often easy to forget how insulated our communities are in the Platte Valley until something happens which seems to shatter that peacefulness to which we’ve been so accustomed. I am reminded...


Letter to the Editor

Editor, It is frustrating to read your article concerning the Saratoga Town Council’s concern for finding housing for the recruits for the police department. As the Sun pointed out in a June article, the master plan of 2016 listed affordable...


Hanna Town Hall closes due to COVID

When the third Hanna resident was taken away by ambulance for COVID complications on Thursday, Mayor Lois Buchanan, came to the conclusion action was warranted. Buchanan, herself in quarantine after... Full story


HART discusses new beds

The Hanna Agricultural Resource Team (HART) met on August 24 at the Hanna Market for their monthly meeting. The major topic was the coming construction of the new community garden. The community...


Running up Casper Mountain

The long-distance runners of Saratoga Cross Country appear to be off to a great start this season.  Despite running at over 8,000 feet elevation at the Kelly Walsh Beatrap Invitational, the thin air...


Lady Panthers claw into season

The Saratoga Lady Panthers had an exciting weekend of volleyball tournaments Friday and Saturday. Facing off against six different teams, the Lady Panthers secured 4 wins in their early season...


LSRV sinks in fangs

The Little Snake River Valley (LSRV) Lady Rattlers got the chance to stretch their fangs this past weekend as they headed south into Colorado for the SoRoCo Volleyball Tournament in Oak Creek.  While... Full story


Lady Tigers triumph over Lady Miners

The Encampment Lady Tiger and Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) Lady Miner volleyball teams faced off on August 28 in the Encampment Gym. The Lady Miners came in fierce to their first match of...


Lady Miners put in good first effort

The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) Lady Miners volleyball team, under its new coach Tara Scott, had their first game on August 28 at Encampment High School to face the Lady Tigers. The Lady...


Strohs dig into Saratoga

Berthoud, Colorado natives Kristin and Faren Stroh have recently purchased Lollypop's Ice Cream Shop located at 107 E. Bridge Ave. in Saratoga. After getting married on July 4 2020, the couple...

 By Staff Report    News    September 1, 2021

LaVA to continue in Mullen scar

It’s been nearly a year since the Mullen Fire began southeast of Encampment, Wyoming. The fire, which began on the border of the Savage Run Wilderness Area before burning over 176,878 acres in Carbon and Albany counties in Wyoming and Jackson...

 By Staff Report    News    September 1, 2021

Gas mains to be replaced

Black Hills Energy, the natural gas provider to Saratoga residents, will be undertaking a main replacement project in the near future. In a press release from the natural gas provider, it was announced the company had contracted with NPL for the...


Resilient amid change

In early 2020, the coronavirus (COVID-19) was changing the way the world did business. Restaurants first closed, then adjusted to social distancing requirements once they were allowed to open again....

 By Staff Report    News    September 1, 2021

Carbon County Sheriff's Office K9 Zeus has received donation of body armor

Carbon County Sheriff's Office K9 Zeus has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Zeus' vest was...


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