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Articles from the October 8, 2014 edition

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 By Erik Gantt    News    October 8, 2014

Fire protection redistricting may impact insurance

According to Jim Piche, President of the Carbon County Fire Protection District Steering Committee, one benefit of a fire district may be lower insurance premiums for homeowners and businesses....

 By Erik Gantt    News    October 8, 2014

Training for the flight of a life

A lime green AirLife helicopter could be seen over Saratoga on Saturday, but it wasn't because of an accident. A training, open to all Carbon County first responders, was held at the Platte Valley...


Kent L. Walton

Kent L. Walton, 64, passed away at Cheyenne Regional Hospital on Oct. 1, 2014. A full obituary will appear in next week’s paper...

 By Mike Dunn    News    October 8, 2014

Transfer station gets conceptual designs

Members of the Upper North Platte Solid Waste District (landfill board) were presented with a conceptual design of their new transfer station. Craig Kopasz, an engineer with local design firm PMPC,...

 By Erik Gantt    News    October 8, 2014

Study participants needed

Anderson Consulting Engineers (ACE) is looking for participants in their Upper North Platte watershed study. The project is sponsored by the Saratoga Rawlins Encampment Conservation District (SERCD)... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    October 8, 2014

Your pint can help four

The Saratoga Council of Catholic Women is sponsoring a community blood drive from noon to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at at St. Ann’s Parish Hall. Doctors use blood for only one reason: to sustain life. And, there is no substitute for blood. It cannot be...

 By Staff Report    News    October 8, 2014

Oktoberfest in Saratoga

If you want to attend Oktoberfest, but cannot afford the plane ticket to Bavaria, then the Saratoga Resort and Spa will welcome one and all to their first annual Beer Fest. The beer tasting event will showcase some of the best craft beers and...


Hand-me-down pranks

There are loads of fun (and semi-abusive) things most guys teach their kids. Ever hear of a Native-American Burn? Well, neither have I since they used to be called Indian Burns. But that’s rant for... Full story


Home health care next on the list

Editor: The Platte Valley Community Center was manifested by the people of the Valley. This same powerful energy has another opportunity to provide for Valley people who need and want Home Health Care. After all, “there but for Graham Steel, goes...

 By Mike Dunn    News    October 8, 2014

New Counseling service provides opportunities

A new business hopes to fill the gaps of local mental, spiritual and physical wellness in eastern Carbon County. This week Wyoming Wellness, LLP opens its doors to a new, rural-focused counseling...

 By Erik Gantt    News    October 8, 2014

Where to look for help

Editor’s Note: This is the final part in a three-part series on home care needs in the Platte Valley. By Erik Gantt Dar Marcotte, Director of Wyoming In Home Services (WIHS)...

 By Liz Wood    News    October 8, 2014

Streeter completes 50k run

Sam Streeter started running when he was a sophomore in college. He used it as a daily break from studying while attending Dartmouth. Now, at 24 years old, he has completed his first 50k ultra...


Panther Homecoming list of events

Panthers Homecoming 2014 Activities Schedule 2014 Theme: Wrath of the Panthers Thursday 10/9 Royalty Election during Reading Monday 10/13 Spirit Day – Pajama Day JV Football @ Riverton Tuesday 10/14 Spirit Day – Class Color Day Announce royalty...

 By Liz Wood    Sports    October 8, 2014

Tigers top Panthers in Platte Valley showdown

The Encampment Lady Tigers (2-0, 15-1) will host the Cokeville Panthers Friday and the Farson/Eden Pronhorns Saturday. The Cokeville Panthers moved up to the No. 2 spot in WyoPreps last week,...

 By Erik Gantt    Sports    October 8, 2014

X-country looks to state

Saratoga cross country coach Rex Hohnholt said his team only had a short rest before this weeks meet, but they are right where they want to be. On average, the team was slightly slower at the Lyman...

 By Erik Gantt    Sports    October 8, 2014

Tough weekend for Lady Panthers

Saratoga Lady Panthers varsity volleyball (1-3, 9-11-1)lost both of their matches in three straight sets last week. They fell to the Encampment Lady Tigers 18-25, 13-25, 16-25 and to the Pine Bluffs...

 By Mike Dunn    Sports    October 8, 2014

Panthers show improvement, come up short against Riverside Rebels

The Saratoga Panthers (0-5, 0-4) played their best game of the season last Friday - even if the scoreboard didn't show it. Ultimately, the Panthers could not keep up with the passing attack of the Riv... Full story


Rudefeha Mining Company to develop property

Reprint of this story from the October 10, 1902 issue of The Grand Encampment Herald brought to you courtesy of Grandma’s Cabin, Encampment, Wyoming. Preserving History - Serving the Community. A rival of the great Ferris-Haggarity Rudefeha Mining...


Senior Menus

Carbon County Senior Centers Wednesday – Meatloaf, wild rice blend, spinach, wheat roll, pineapple upside down cake, chilled milk. Thursday – BBQ chicken, potato wedges, green beans, wheat bread, citrus fruit, chilled milk. Friday – Crab cake,...


Police Report

From Sept. 29 through Oct. 5, the Saratoga Police Department responded to 79 calls including the following classifications: Ambulance (5); assault (1); bar check (1); business checks (28); citizen assist (3); civil standby (1); dog at large (1); dog...


Seniors receive donations

Games throughout the week provided fun and laughter. On Sunday afternoon, six residents played Dominoes with Pat Rust winning. On Monday afternoon, six residents played Yahtzee with Rudy Stodola winning. On Tuesday morning, five residents played Domi... Full story

 By Sue Howe    Lifestyles    October 8, 2014

Wishing snowbirds well

There were six here to play Bingo this week. $2 winners were Madaline Forbes, Lila Worden, Pat Faust. Sue Howe won the $3 blackout round. Thanks to Madaline and Betty for watching my cards for me. There were three full tables here for duplicate...


School Menus

Saratoga Schools Breakfast Wednesday – Breakfast pizza or cereal/string cheese, fruit or juice, milk. Thursday – Breakfast burrito or cereal/string cheese, fruit or juice, milk. Monday – Breakfast pastry or cereal and yogurt, fruit or juice,...


Haunted house this month

News for the Month: It’s the most favorite time of the year — the next three months that is. Blood Pressure’s is on Oct. 23. Breakfast at noon is Oct. 11 The menu is French toast with warm Strawberry syrup/or maple syrup Sausage and Fruit. Even...


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