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Articles from the September 13, 2017 edition

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Remembering 9/11

If a black streamer is above the American flag, it is because the black ribbon is an accepted patriotic practice to display mourning for U.S. flags displayed on a short pole or for indoor flags that... Full story


The Native American way

Twelve years ago Shelley Cooper, a teacher at Medicine Bow Elementary School asked Kay Hunt to come and give a presentation to her students on Native American Day. Cooper knew Hunt was knowledgeable... Full story


Marie C. Allen

Marie C. Allen, 70, of Saratoga passed away suddenly and unexpectedly Sept. 7, 2017 at her residence. She was born in Antigo, Wisconsin, to Ernest and Betty Dahlke on Dec. 10, 1946. Marie married Garrett (Gary) Allen Nov. 15, 1964 in Saratoga, WY.... Full story


Carl I. Hutchinson, Jr.

Carl I. Hutchinson, Jr., 81, of Saratoga, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2017, at the Saratoga Care Center. He had been in failing health for the past year. He was born in Rawlins, March 3,... Full story


PVCC touts 'Perfect 10'

The Platte Valley Community Center (PVCC) will celebrate its tenth year with a fundraiser to benefit the center as well as student activities at Saratoga schools. This year’s event, called “Perfect 10,” in honor of the PVCC’s tenth... Full story


Transfer stations pass

On September 6 at 7 p.m. the Upper Platte River Solid Waste District (UPRSWD) board met at the Encampment Library to discuss letters sent by Joel Frost, Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) on inspections he did at the Saratoga Transfer... Full story


'Heritage' is no excuse for racism

My father’s side of the family are Virginians and have lived in Fauquier County for close to two centuries. It is a beautiful place with tons and tons of history. He was raised in a small town about the size of Elk Mountain and almost everyone is r... Full story


Mail by the 'seat of their pants'

Wyoming's contribution to aviation history cannot be understated when looking back at the world of air we know now. The first airline school for stewardesses used by Boeing Transport–which later mor... Full story


Wright does no wrong in win over Saratoga

Gray clouds blew into the Valley Friday afternoon, and as the occasional drops of rain fell on the field at Saratoga Middle/High School, the Panther football team was busy trying to find the... Full story


Miners fall to defending champs

Hanna-Elk Mountain- Medicine Bow (HEM) High School football coach Zach Scott told the Sun at the beginning of the year he knew his team had young players and many of his opponents were senior heavy. Such was the case of defending state champs, the... Full story


X-Country treks to Liberty Bell

The Saratoga High School cross country team went on a road trip to the Centennial State of Colorado Friday to compete in the Liberty Bell Invitational in Littleton. The invite, which was the 40th annual, is one of the largest in the Rocky Mountain... Full story


Lady Panthers narrowly drop sets

The Saratoga Lady Panthers traveled to Sweetwater county over the weekend to take on the Lady Pronghorns of Farson-Eden High School. The Panthers walked away from the match having lost, but by slim margins. The Lady Panthers forced the Pronghorns... Full story


Lady Miners make comeback

The first set the Hanna-Elk Mountain-Medicine Bow (HEM) Lady Miners lost to the Guernsey-Sunrise Lady Vikings 14 to 25 in the gym of HEM High School. The home crowd was quiet at the end of the set. Coach Jackie Jones worried her young team could... Full story


Lady Tigers fall to rival Rattlers

The Encampment Lady Tigers faced off Friday against the Little Snake River Valley Lady Rattlers, the defending champions from 2016. The Tigers gave up the match to the Rattlers, losing in three sets with scores of 17-25, 20-25 and 15-25. The loss... Full story


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