The Saratoga Sun -

Articles from the September 23, 2020 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 26



 By Joshua Wood    News    September 23, 2020

Mullen Fire savages wilderness area

High winds and warm temperatures over the weekend worked in favor of the recently established Mullen Fire, which had consumed much of the Savage Run Wilderness over the weekend and put several communi...

 

USDA approves loan application

The USDA has approved the Platte Valley Healthcare Project’s loan application to build the North Platte Valley Medical Center (NPVMC) as a Critical Access Hospital in Saratoga. The USDA has obligated $18,392,000 in long term financing to get the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    September 23, 2020

Covid in Carbon 2

A month into the 2020/2021 school year, Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) has its first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).  The announcement of the positive case came from...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    September 23, 2020

Saratoga plans for filling vacancy

Previous suggestions by Councilmember Jon Nelson to wait on an appointment to the vacancy for Saratoga mayor until after the general election appear to have been taken quite literally by Mayor Pro-Tem...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    September 23, 2020

Eventful changes for Saratoga

Eight years ago, the Town of Saratoga passed Ordinance 809, which created regulations for specially permitted events within the town limits. At the September 15 meeting of the Saratoga Town Council,...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    September 23, 2020

Riverside moves funds

The September 9, 2020 Riverside Town Council meeting was short but industrious. The meeting opened with a Public Hearing for the transfer of liquor license for the Mangy Moose. Having submitted the pr...

 

CCVC meets in Saratoga

The Carbon County Visitors Council (CCVC) met at 10 a.m. on September 16 at Firewater Public House in Saratoga. The agenda and minutes from the regularly scheduled meeting on August 19 were approved....

 

Keeping Track of Time

Probably one of the smartest things I have ever done was start to keep a journal my senior year of college. I can’t say it was my idea. A friend of mine was relentless in keeping track of her day... Full story

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    September 23, 2020

A flood of data

As the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) rolls out updated flood insurance maps for Carbon County, the Saratoga Town Council is asking residents to closely examine the changes that have been...

 

LSR Museum planning fall trek

For the 26th year, members and friends of the Little Snake River community will make a fall trek. This year the trek will be close to home, straddling the Continental Divide. It will be a time to...

 

Wind and water at CCCOG

The Carbon County Council of Governments (CCCOG) met at 6:30 p.m. on September 16 at the Medicine Bow Community Hall. Baggs, Dixon, Elk Mountain, Hanna, Medicine Bow, Rawlins and Saratoga had represen...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    September 23, 2020

Managing a coordinated plan

by Joshua Wood Lenny Layman hasn’t been the Carbon County Emergency Manager for very long, having taken the job in May, but recent events—such as the RR 316 Fire in Hanna—have kept him busy....

 

Lady Miners Bury Opponents

“To be fair, all the teams that we played this weekend were young and we have a core of young ladies that are solid,” said Jackie Jones, Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) Lady Miners head...

 

Lady Tigers still growing

The Encampment Lady Tigers had only one game last week following the duo of conference losses to the Saratoga Lady Panthers and the Little Snake River Valley Lady Rattlers. Hitting the road,...

 

Saratoga dealt duo of losses

Coming off their first conference win of the season, the Saratoga Lady Panthers suffered a slight setback as they followed that win with two conference losses. Saratoga was hosted by the Little Snake...

 

Panthers come close to first win

The Saratoga High School football team went to Pine Bluffs to try and get their first win of the young season. A valiant effort was put forth said head coach Logan Wright but, in the end, the Panther...

 

Encampment trails Pronghorns

Following their first conference win against the defending 1A Six-Man State Champions, the Little Snake River Valley (LSRV) Rattlers, the Encampment Tigers hit the road to take on yet another...

 

Running close to home

Saratoga's long distance runners didn't have to go far on Friday as they competed in the Rawlins Invitational at the Sinclair Golf Course. While there, the cross country teams saw decent placings,...

 

Lummis visits the Valley

Senate candidate Cynthia Lummis made a stop in Saratoga on September 19 as she gears up for the general election. Lummis, who served as Wyoming's sole representative from 2009 to 2017, was hosted at...

 

Pacificorp invests in recycling

PacifiCorp is supporting a new technology that holds promise for recycling fiberglass products such as decommissioned wind turbine blades that might otherwise end up in a landfill. With funding from...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    September 23, 2020

"Do ruffle the feathers"

by Dana Davis Mayor Greg Salisbury was unable to attend the Encampment Town Council meeting on September 9, 2020. Councilmember Bill Craig acted as mayor pro-tem. After the expedient approval of the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    September 23, 2020

Mullen Fire grows in size

*Updated: information is current as of September 27 at 12:41 p.m.* The Mullen Fire, which began on September 17 and quickly grew over the weekend, has now increased in size to 14,653 acres according... Full story

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020

Rendered 11/23/2020 14:51