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Articles from the October 3, 2018 edition

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 By Joshua Wood    News    October 3, 2018

Clinic announces closure

Following the initial announcement on Aug. 7, 2018 that Health Management Services (HMS) LLC. would be taking over management of Platte Valley Medical Clinic (PVMC) with a tentative date of Oct. 1,... Full story

 By Keith McLendon    News    October 3, 2018

Recommendations made

The Wyoming Public Lands Initiative (WPLI) Advisory Committee made the following recommendations for the four Carbon County Wilderness Study Areas (WSAs) in an Aug. 20 document. The comment period for...

 By Mike Armstrong    News    October 3, 2018

Wind, Impact monies

The Medicine Bow Town Council met at 7 p.m. on Sept. 10 at the Medicine Bow Community Hall. It was business as usual as the minutes and financials were approved. The council heard from Gareth...

 By Staff Report    News    October 3, 2018

SHS grad wins Tom Brokaw award

Saratoga High School graduate and award winning KBHB Radio program, news and sports director Gary Maki, Jr. has been selected to receive the Tom Brokaw Award that recognizes excellence in...

 By Mike Armstrong    News    October 3, 2018

Taxes, bonds & impact funds

The Carbon County Council of Governments (CCCOG) met at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 19 at the Hanna Town Hall. Steve Nicholson, the chairman, was not in attendance so Kenda Colman, the vice-chairman, ran the...


Solitude versus Inclusion

The second layer of the Economic Development Tiers Includes Quality of Life and Workforce Development. This month my thoughts turn to the third block: Infrastructure Development. Living in a small, rural, isolated community can be thought of as a...

 By Joshua Wood    Opinion    October 3, 2018

Confessions of a coffee addict

“Even bad coffee is better than no coffee at all.” ~ David Lynch Coffee is a reporter’s best friend. Freshly-brewed coffee, hot out of the pot and steaming from the mug is best. Nearly day-old c...


An apology with hope for a bright future for the clinic

Dear Editor, In regard to my employment at the Platte Valley Medical Clinic: Change is hard. For everyone. For those with significant medical needs it is particularly difficult to establish care with a new and unknown provider. Or in a new and... Full story

 By Joshua Wood    Sports    October 3, 2018

Rocking Rock River

The Saratoga Lady Panthers, the current No. 2 team in 1A Southwest, had a pretty easy weekend as the only game for the varsity was against the No. 2 team in 1A Southeast, the Rock River Lady...

 By Joshua Wood    Sports    October 3, 2018

Running in Wheatland

Following their performances for the hometown the week before at the Shana Ward Memorial Invitational, the distance runners of Saratoga Cross Country left home to run in the Wheatland Invitational on...


Panthers keep pouncing

Saratoga High School football head coach Logan Wright said each week he keeps being more proud of what his players are accomplishing. Although the team’s wins are not counted in 6-man football and...

 By Joshua Wood    Sports    October 3, 2018

Lady Tigers take two

While the Encampment Lady Tigers had a rough few weekends recently, they finally had some wins to celebrate as they had a 2-0 weekend. Encampment travelled to face off against the Laramie Lady...


HEM takes Guernsey-Sunrise in three sets

On Friday, after the impressive win of the Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) Miner football team, the residents of Hanna got to watch the Lady Miner volleyball team handily beat the...


Home cooking for Hanna

The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) Miner football team got their first taste of home cooking Friday and kept at their winning ways against the Normative Services Institute Academy (NSI)...


How the Wests won

Eva and Dan West were honored as this year's Super Fans for Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School for homecoming at halftime on Friday at the Miner football game. Jackie Jones, the head...

 By Joshua Wood    News    October 3, 2018

Ryan Fire spreads sending smoke across South East Wyoming

Less than a week after the first community meeting at the Grand Encampment Opera House, Rocky Mountain Team Black (RMTB) and other agencies once again gathered in the historic building at 6 p.m. on...

 By Keith McLendon    News    October 3, 2018

Rivers on the rise

River restoration is a set of activities that aid in the environmental health of a river. Most of these projects are aimed at flood management, improving fish and game habitat, landscape improvement,...


Pioneer/plains playthings

Kay Grant has been educating students on life of the early pioneers and the Plains Indians culture for 13 years. She does this in a variety of ways, from using actual stone instruments used in day-to-...


SkillsUSA strides to new highs

On Thursday, Sept. 20, Saratoga Middle/High School (SMHS) students and staff presented a check for $25,000 to the Corbett Medical Foundation to go towards helping Valley residents diagnosed with...

 By Joshua Wood    News    October 3, 2018

Clinic announces closure - UPDATE

Following the public notice in the Sept. 25 issue of Rawlins Times that the current provider of the Platte Valley Medical Clinic, Dr. Bryan Kaiser, would be closing his practice on Oct. 19, concern... Full story


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