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Articles from the September 28, 2016 edition

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Wind tax gets blown away

A tax on energy generated by wind that was proposed earlier in the year by the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Revenue Committee (JRC) was nixed Thursday, removing uncertainty for the builder of the Chokecherry/Sierra Madre windfarm in Carbon County.... Full story


Promise fulfilled

A new daycare and preschool will be opening in Saratoga, offering much needed childcare options to residents. The center, Tomorrow’s Promise, will open at 1012 W. Bridge Avenue in Saratoga Oct. 1, according to the campus director, Priscilla... Full story


Mildred Pickett-Anderson

Mildred 'Millie' Pickett-Anderson, 87 years, passed away Friday September 23, 2016 at the Rawlins Rehabilitation and Wellness Center in Rawlins. A memorial service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1,... Full story


CCSD #2 schools go on lockdown

Following an anonymous email threat, Carbon County School District #2 placed all schools in the district on lockout status Thursday. Jim Copeland, CCSD #2 superintendent of schools, said the district received an alert from the Wyoming Department of... Full story

 By Max Miller    News    September 28, 2016

Gettin' 'er done

With less than five members of the public in attendance, the Saratoga Town Council covered a broad slate of items during its Sept. 20 meeting. The council voted in favor of zone-change sought by... Full story


Half a century on a wagon train

Fifty years ago a spacecraft was launched at the National Broadcasting Company. It was not a literal vessel but an idealized one sprung from the brain of a WWII pilot who, along with other distinction... Full story


Enc. School practices emergency Monday

An emergency drill will be held at Encampment K-12 school at 9:45, Oct. 3. Police and other first responders will be at the school to conduct the drill. According to documentation on the school’s website, the school has recently updated its... Full story

 By Max Miller    News    September 28, 2016

New library director books county tour

Residents will have several opportunities to meet new Carbon County Library System (CCLS) Director Jacob Michelsen this October. According to Carbon County Library System Foundation (CCLSF) board... Full story


The streak continues

As the season nears the halfway point, The Encampment Tigers Volleyball team vanquished two more rivals last week-including the second ranked team in the conference-cementing the team in first place... Full story


Lady Panthers split matches

The Panthers volleyball team split the weekend's matches, but they didn't win the one they wanted to. A Saturday win over non-conference North Park in Walden, Colo. was overshadowed by a loss in four... Full story


Cross country runs well despite cold, rain

Saratoga Panther cross-country runners did not let a cold and rainy day deter them from running in the Shana Ward Memorial Invitational held at the Saratoga Resort and Spa Friday. Several hundred... Full story


Cats cruise to 1-0 in conference, post 58-0 W

Three games into the season, the Panthers and their rookie coach Kegan Willford were still looking for their first win when they opened up conference play against Wyoming Indians Sept. 23. That... Full story

 By Max Miller    News    September 28, 2016

Bargains that give back

Close to a dozen volunteers came to Bridge Street Bargains Sept. 22, to help with the thrift shop’s seasonal “flip” to winter clothes and accessories. A picnic table at Oddfellows Park painted... Full story



Senior Center Menu Wednesday: Oven chicken, mashed potatoes/gravy, mixed vegetables, wheat roll, strawberries, milk Thursday: Cheeseburger, tater tots, cole slaw, cinnamon apples, milk Friday: Baked fish, wild rice blend, stewed tomatoes, wheat... Full story


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