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Articles from the September 14, 2016 edition

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 By Max Miller    News    September 14, 2016

Snake fire rattles responders

With high winds and low humidity over the weekend a third wildfire was discovered burning in Carbon County Sept. 10. Given the intensity of the new blaze, and its distance from the Walden, Colo.... Full story

 By Max Miller    News    September 14, 2016

Cancer walk distributes $15K

2016 was the biggest year yet for the five-year old Saratoga Cancer Walk, both in terms of participants (more than 250) and funds raised (over $15,000). On Sept. 8, several walk organizers, Saratoga H... Full story


John Heinrich

John Heinrich, age 73, of Loveland, Colo. passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 7, 2016 after a long struggle with lung disease.  John was born in Denver, Colo. on March 3, 1943 to "Heinie" and... Full story

 By Max Miller    News    September 14, 2016

Winter is coming

A Sept. 6 Saratoga Town Council Meeting began with Cindy Bloomquist presenting mayor Ed Glode with an oversized squash from the community garden. About five people were in attendance, and outside of... Full story


Riverside hears library funding

Riverside Town Council met at town hall Thursday to deal with town business and to hear from Jacob Mickelsen director of the Carbon County Library System (CCLS) about funding for the Encampment/Riverside branch library. Mickelsen appeared before the... Full story


Encampment donates to keep library open another hour a week

The Encampment Town Council met Thursday at town hall to deal with routine matters and voted to donate funds to keep the town’s library open for an additional hour per week. The council was visited by Jacob Mickelsen, Director of the Carbon County... Full story


Haggling over carrier charges

By 1:30, we'd paid the check at La Marguerite and started making our way toward the train station two kilometers away. Imagining we were under some sort of time constraint (ha), we split into two... Full story


Otter Creek flows into Valley

Folk duo Otter Creek will entertain Valley residents starting at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 19 at the Platte Valley Community Center. Prior to their performance, Peter and Mary Danzig will be working... Full story


Lady Panthers drop match to Lady Rattlers

After starting the season hot, the Saratoga Panthers volleyball team cooled off significantly over the weekend, losing their first conference match against Little Snake River. The girls dropped their... Full story


Lady Tigers burning up nets

The Encampment School volleyball team put in another strong performance over the weekend at Hanna Saturday keeping the team’s undefeated streak alive. The varsity team defeated rivals from Rock River, Lingle, Guernsey, Kaycee and Glendo. Over the... Full story


Fumbles lead to long ride home

Sandwiched between two four-and-a-half-hour trips on a school bus, the Saratoga High School Panthers football team suffered a resounding 58-12 loss to Lusk Sept. 9. “It wasn’t a very fun bus ride... Full story


Two finish in top 20 at Liberty Bell

Saratoga High School’s cross country team crossed a lot of country this past weekend on the way to the Liberty Bell Invite in Littleton, Colo. The team fielded 11 runners in the varsity boys’ competition, and two runners in the varsity girls... Full story



Senior Center Menu Wednesday: Chili, cheese/onion, tossed salad, mandarin oranges, cinnamon roll, milk Thursday: Tuna casserole, mixed vegetables, wheat bread, fruited jell-o, whipped topping, milk Friday: Roast beef, mashed potatoes/gravy, corn,... Full story


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