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Articles from the September 1, 2022 edition

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Sleuthing for a good cause

Spirits were high and excited voices filled the Platte Valley Community Center Great Hall for the 8th annual C.J. Box Trivia event sponsored by the Saratoga Museum. Baked potatoes with all the...

 

A Grand View

Hidden amongst the cottonwoods and aspens, the sleepy little village of Encampment hides a secret. Just a little more than a hundred years ago, this little village was a mecca of industry. In the...

 

Coal country through French eyes

The town of Hanna, once a major coal boomtown as recent as the 1980s, has watched jobs disappear to the point, the town itself is the largest employer versus any other industry. The transition has...

 

Michael David Parrie

Michael David Parrie, born November 16, 1958, lost a long battle to cancer on August 21, 2022. Mike's whole life was dedicated to helping the underdog and fixing things. Too bad he can't fix our...

 

Nancy L. Facciani

Nancy L. Facciani, age 76, of Saratoga, Wyoming passed away on August 21, 2022. Nancy was born in Fresno, California on March 7, 1946, to Theresa and Ernest Cerutti. She was an only child. Nancy...

 

Y'all invited to Gather at the Table

Y’all, including anyone who is hungry, lonely, physically limited or just wishing for companionship is invited to enjoy a free hot meal and fellowship Tuesday, Sept. 6th, between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. in the Saratoga Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hal...

 

Pollyanna: An insult or a compliment?

I’ve been called a Pollyanna more than once in my lifetime. Actually, truth be told, this sobriquet has been tossed around too much to describe my optimistic perspective at least a few hundred times...

 

Recalling My Daughter's First Day Of School

In the next few weeks, thousands a little children across Wyoming will march off to their first day of school. Especially for those parents of kindergartners, this is a poignant time. It sure was for me back in 1976 when our daughter Amber marched...

 

FITZSIMMONS TO TAKE REINS AS MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF NPVMC NOVEMBER 1

Dr. Brendan Fitzsimmons will take over as medical director and head physician of the North Platte Valley Medical Center November 1, the Platte Valley Healthcare Project (PVHP) has announced. “While we were sorry to see Dr. Durham leave — as...

 

Encampment in the Dark

A silent Sunday morning greeted residents of Encampment A power outage that occurred at 6:15 a.m. was due to a pole catching fire, according to spokesman for Carbon Power and Light. Power had to be turned off in order to replace the pole safely....

 

Board of Carbon County Commissioners meeting at a glance

• Kandis Fritz of Road and Bridge reports traffic counts have risen. For example, the traffic on CR387, South Spring Creek the count was 118 cars, Cow Creek was 86 per day. These numbers determine whether magnesium chloride will be applied to the...

 

Lady Miners tested by Lady Tigers

The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School girls volleyball team played their first game under new head coach Hannah Williams on Friday at 6 p.m. at HEM against a strong Carbon County...

 

Lady Tigers win their first test of the season

The Encampment Lady Tigers faced off with the Hanna Lady Miners on Friday, August 26. The Lady Tigers came out with a win in three games. Coach Robin Brown said she was very pleased with their...

 

Help raise 'Gather at the Table' funds

Cookies, cakes, pies, cupcakes, goodies of all kinds, plus burritos and biscuits and gravy will all be available Saturday, Sept. 3, at a Bake Sale sponsored by the “Gather at the Table” Committee. Everyone is invited to drop by the Saratoga...

 

Reflections from the Saratoga Sune

100 Years Ago Saratoga Town Council Proceedings September 7, 1922 A special meeting of the Town council was called to order by Mayor McKillip. Upon roll call, Councilmen Gross, Ledbetter, Sowder, and Dahl were found present. A motion was made by...

 

This week at the Saratoga Care Center

by Tom Mansfied, Activity Volunteer The Activity Director and her assistants offered another week of activities both morning and afternoon. On Monday, residents worked out to Sittercise in the morning and listened to Trivia in the afternoon about...

 

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