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Articles from the October 7, 2015 edition

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 By Erik Gantt    News    October 7, 2015

Campbell leaves mark on new gym floor

"Saratoga basketball standout Kirsten Campbell tallied 44 points in three games ... on her way to being selected for the State All-Tournament team," began the Lady Panthers basketball story in the...

 
 By Madeline Weiss    News    October 7, 2015

Accentuate the positive

Newly hired Saratoga Director of Public Works, Jon Winters, only started his career in public planning on Sept. 15. Winters comes from a long background as an environmental health and safety manager f...

 
 By Staff Report    News    October 7, 2015

UW Extension Open house

The University of Wyoming Extension office will host an open house on Friday, Oct. 9 at the Jeffrey Memorial Community Center in Rawlins. “We are trying to make Carbon County residents more aware of the extension system and the resources we offer...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    October 7, 2015

Hear the beep where you sleep

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) says that fires that start in the bedroom account for one-quarter of home fire deaths. It is National Fire Prevention Week and this years theme is, "Hea...

 
 By Liz Wood    Opinion    October 7, 2015

Breast cancer & fire prevention

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It is also Fire Protection Week. On Wednesday, The Kirsten Campbell Court will be dedicated. I mention all of these, because each one has had an impact on my...

 

Deer are pests

Dear Suzie, Mayor Ed, John Winter and Editor, Saratoga Sun: With a combined 166 years of living experience in many summer and winter recreation/resort type communities and a lifetime of Real Estate ownerships in large and small communities in many...

 

Library system features space-themed reading, teen week and snapshot day

The Carbon County Library has a busy October planned for the Encampment Library branch beginning Wednesday with Out of This World Reads. The Encampment Library is calling all stellar readers to enjoy a space-themed BookQuest. Crafts, games, origami...

 

Police Report

From Sept. 28, 2015 through Oct. 4, 2015 the SPD responded to 136 calls. Including the following classifications: 911 hang up (1); Agency Assistance (2); Alarm (2); Ambulance (2); Animal Problem (3); Assist School (1); Bar Check (5); Business Checks...

 
 By Madeline Weiss    News    October 7, 2015

Autumn Olson wins Miss Wyoming USA

Autumn Olson, of Saratoga, was named Miss Wyoming USA to compete for the title of Miss USA in 2016. She believes that entering into the Miss USA pageant, she will have different point of view than oth...

 
 By Madeline Weiss    News    October 7, 2015

Brown leads firefighter division in California

Ron Brown, task force leader and engine boss on wildland fires for the Wyoming State Forestry Division, was called out to fight two fires in California over the summer, with the first lasting 21 days...

 
 By Staff Report    News    October 7, 2015

Cookie Month is here

The American Legion Auxiliary met Sept. 15 at the American Legion Post. Five members attended. President Fran Payne Rogers presented a video about the events leading up to and the story behind the writing of the Star Spangled Banner. Carrie Craig...

 

At the 2nd Annual Snowy Mountain Brewery Beerfest

Breweries at the Saratoga Resort and Spa were: 1933 Brewing Company, Rickon Brewery, Equinox Brewing Company, Lander Brewing Company, Jackson Hole Brewing Company and Mahogany Ridge Brewery and...

 

Lady Panthers face tough competition, tight matches

The Saratoga Lady Panthers (1-2, 8-7 overall) played two tight matches last week, winning against Lingle-Fort Laramie (11-6) in five sets on Friday (25-16. 20-25, 25-19, 20-25, 20-18), then losing to...

 
 By Erik Gantt    Sports    October 7, 2015

Rebels shut down the run

The Riverside Rebels’ (5-0) quarterback caused big trouble for the Saratoga Panthers (0-5) last Friday. “We played pretty tough for about a quarter and a half,” Panthers Head coach Scott...

 

Cross Country prepares for state

Jeremy Detterer took home first place at last Thursday's Lyman/Mt. View Invitational. According to Head Coach Rex Hohnholt, this was a smaller meet which lead to high placing, but the placements are...

 
 By Liz Wood    Sports    October 7, 2015

Tigers take three

The Encampment Lady Tigers (3-0, 14-1) had a tough schedule last week, but they did not let that deter them from winning three matches on Sept. 29, Oct. 1 and 3. The first two matches were against...

 

A class in perspective

In the art room at Encampment K-12, junior and senior high students were instructed to come up with a place that mattered to them, then another, and then to find the line between them. The lines,...

 
 By Madeline Weiss    News    October 7, 2015

The Rawlins National Bank appoints new president

Bruce Hellbaum has taken over as president of The Rawlins National Bank, with Richard Chenowith, former president, stepping down in retirement. Starting in 1986, Hellbaum practiced law for 13 years...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    October 7, 2015

Birds of a feather

Have you ever wondered what that bird is in your back yard, out by the lake or up in the mountains? You have a chance to find out Wednesday at the first ever Wings Over Carbon County (WOCC) Open...

 

Newspaper editors, Ryan Park skiing and retro-fashion

100 years ago October 7, 1915 Editing a Newspaper Editing a newspaper is a pleasing business — if you can stand it. If subscribers want to bawl about anybody the editor’s the goat. If the town is lagging behind and people won’t get out and make...

 

Menus

Carbon County Senior Centers Wednesday Chicken strips, tater tots, pea salad, wheat bread, mandarin oranges, milk Thursday Spaghetti and meat sauce, italian vegetables, garlic bread, citrus fruit, pudding, milk Friday Pork roast, mashed potatoes and...

 
 By Kim Loftice    News    October 7, 2015

Flu shot clinic this week

Good Day to everyone! The cooler air has moved in so now the heat is turned on at the center, at least in the mornings. Our chatter group for coffee in the mornings, this past week, were Smiley, The Joker, Happy, Doc, Helpful, Cheerful, Chuckles and...

 
 By Tom Mansfield    News    October 7, 2015

Residents travel to Aspen Alley

Games provide laughter and socialization during the week. On Sunday afternoon, four residents played Dominoes with Pat Rust winning. On Monday afternoon, four residents played Yahtzee with Elaine Burge winning. On Tuesday morning, three residents pla...

 

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