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Articles from the September 15, 2022 edition

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Families get a helping hand

Living in Carbon County is getting more expensive. Housing in the Valley, Rawlins and now even northern Carbon County, which for several decades has been considered cheap for housing, keeps on...

 

New council member

Renee Snyder the Carbon County Assessor came to speak before the council Tuesday, September 6. She wanted the council's advise on how to get information to the residents of Saratoga, explaining the pr...

 

Grants a go go

Penny Layman, the South Central Wyoming Emergency Medical Services (SCWEMS) representative for Encampment presented a request for Resolutions 2022-09 and resolution 2022-10. Both resolutions are for...

 

Bylaws be gone but water is back

A moment of silence was requested by Mayor Leroy Stephenson in remembrance of Bob Lamphear who passed away last week. Stephenson then read the minutes from theSouth Central Wyoming Emergency Medical...

 

Encampment Beef Committee Community Picnic

The Encampment Beef Committee was started over 50 years ago by Young Jim York. Jerry Kraft said that York started the Encampment Beef Committee because he felt they needed something more for the...

 

Ribbon cutting by the river

A ribbon cutting for the new owners of the Riviera Motor Lodge was held on Thursday afternoon. The motor lodge is now owned by John Evans, Kathleen Martin, Kelly and Dave Christman and Rob Levine....

 

Grandkids make you brave

Whether you want to be or not, you have to put on your brave face when your grandkids are with you. When a four-year-old wakes you up at 3 AM because they heard something, you can't tell them to take...

 

That's Dr. Sam Streeter

Sam Streeter grew up in the Upper North Platte Valley. He spent his childhood in Saratoga, getting into mischief with his big brother, hanging out with his parents, Jeff and Sandy, and a really cool...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    September 15, 2022

Getting under the skin

At one time taboo, tattoos seem to be becoming more accepted in American society and the workplace. According to Business Insider, approximately 45 million people in the United States-or 14 percent...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    September 15, 2022

Low water, rising costs

It will take five years and more than $30 million before Rawlins’ water woes are solved, according to City Engineer Austin Gilbert. If the city doesn’t increase water rates, they could miss out on...

 

Lady Panthers gave it all

The Lady Panthers came out hot with the first set, winning 25-9. The second set was very close at 23-25, as was the third set at 18-25. Set four saw the Lady's come back with 27-25, but unfortunately...

 

Lady Tigers face challenge head on

Encampment's Lady Tigers challenged Farson on Saturday and came up winners. The young team went after the win and got it. Winning the second, third and fifth sets, Scoring 26-24, 25-20 and 15-11....

 

A Tough Homecoming for Lady Miners

The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School Lady Miners volleyball team had a busy homecoming week, hosting three teams, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The Lady Miners had some great...

 

Panthers get their killer pounce back

Head coach of the Saratoga Panther High School football team, Logan Wright, felt very good with his team as they bounced from their loss to Wind River last week. The Panthers beat the Moorcroft...

 

Miners get a taste of East Thunderbirds

Facing a team made up of 9th graders may not seem all that daunting unless those kids go to Cheyenne, the number one ranked school in 4 A football at the moment. None of the Cheyenne East Thunderbird...

 

Tigers run down Pronghorns

The Encampment Tiger football team killed the Ten Sleep Pioneers last week 53-0 and the Tigers kept the Farson-Eden Pronghorns scoreless 28 to 0. Encampment head football coach Kegan Willford has...

 

Rattlers keep chomping

The Little Snake River Valley (LSRV) Rattler High School football team took on a team this week which is solid and won. The Dubois Rams are in the 6-man South conference and had been undefeated until...

 

26th Annual Copper Days Chug and Tug Tractor Pull

The 26th Annual Chug and Tug Tractor pull started off with a parade tractors. They huffed and puffed up McCaffrey Avenue to the post office, turned around and came back down. Many tractor fans lined...

 

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...

 

Art in the Valley

As promised, this is the second in the series covering artists work on display in the Upper North Platte Valley. Many of these pieces have been in place for several years, others are new this year....

 

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