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Articles from the October 16, 2013 edition

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 By Zachary Laux    News    October 16, 2013

Shutdown catches up with Head Start

Luz Garcia, of Rawlins, may have trouble finding a new preschool program for her child if Carbon County Head Start programs are forced to close their doors. Garcia said she depends on Head Start for h...


Obituary: Kenny Seiloff

Funeral services for Kenny Seiloff, 54, of Casper, will be held 10 a.m., Oct. 16, 2013 at Newcomer Funeral Home in Casper. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Oct.16, at Newcomer Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Reader Cemetery in... Full story

 By Zachary Laux    News    October 16, 2013

Airport Board takes off with new lease agreement

The Airport Board approved a new private lease agreement for hanger space Oct. 9. The new agreement, to go into effect January, reflects several changes for hanger owners at Shively Field, including...

 By Staff Report    News    October 16, 2013

Human remains identified

The human remains found in the Snowy Range last month have been identified as Lee Ramsey, of Osawatomie, Kan., according to the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Jerry Colson said the remains were identified using dental records and confirm...

 By Staff Report    News    October 16, 2013

Wyoming officials urge flu vaccination

As a handful of flu reports begin to emerge in the state, Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) officials are urging residents to get an annual flu vaccination. Dr. Wendy Braund, state health office and WDH Public Health Division senior administrator,...

 By Liz Wood    Opinion    October 16, 2013

From the Hip: Shutdowns unacceptable

Phrases like “government shutdown” and “debt ceiling” are becoming household terms these days. Government employees who have been furloughed are frustrated because they want to be at work,... Full story


Sun Editorial: Your response aids in theirs

October is Fire Prevention Month. Saratoga residents are lucky enough to have 32 dedicated volunteer firefighters as first responders in the community. The Saratoga Volunteer Fire Department responds to about 60 or 70 calls a year, and is the first-r... Full story


Letter to the editor: Wrong name in police report

Editor, I would like to request a correction be put in the paper. It is a correction to a police report that was submitted to you on 10/7/2013. The correction is a Dog At Large warning from 9/30/13 the person given the warning read Jennifer Glee...


Letter to the Editor: Dictating the terms of battle

Editor, At a recent talk on communication, presenter Dick Brooks asked us to write down what “Quality of Life” meant to us. Some of the responses that were given were, open spaces, safety for our family, a clean, abundant watershed, and few peopl... Full story

 By Doug Radunich    News    October 16, 2013

Sun sets on 33-year Weed and Pest career

Since 1980, Carbon County residents could take all their questions about Wyoming weeds, pests, bio-control and herbicides to well-known Carbon County Weed and Pest Supervisor Larry Justesen. However,...

 By Zachary Laux    News    October 16, 2013

Metal working artist goes vinyl: Metal working artist adds vinyl for apparel and decals

Tiffany Jones has sold the hoodie off her back at least three times since she got in the custom attire business. Fortunately, she enjoys making more. Jones said she can spend hours upon hours putting...


Panthers sneak past Red Devils in nail biter

The crowd went wild at last Friday’s Saratoga High School football game, as the Panthers made a last-minute squeeze past the Hulett Red Devils with a close 52-50 victory. The Panthers led first in t...


Panther harriers keep pace at Cheyenne invite

With the cross-country season wrapping up this month, Saratoga’s running Panthers strived to outdo past finishing times at the Cheyenne Invitational Friday. The meet took place at the Prairie View Golf Course in Cheyenne, where Cameron Collamer...


Lady Panthers sting Hornets

After beating them twice earlier in the season, Saratoga’s Lady Panthers suffered an unexpected conference loss Saturday against the Lusk Lady Tigers. The match’s scores were 25-18, 11-25, 19-25,...


Lady Tigers take shot at Pronghorns

Even after Friday’s win against Farson-Eden, Encampment’s Lady Tigers took in a three-game losing cat-fight Saturday against a different team of Lady Panthers, who hailed from Cokeville this...


Reflections: Encampment attorney and editor pen Wyoming state song

Reprint of this story from the October 16, 1903 issue of The Grand Encampment Herald brought to you courtesy of Grandma’s Cabin, Encampment, Wyoming. Preserving History - Serving the Community. WYOMING STATE SONG Grand Encampment Production Sung... Full story


Games, movies and activities

At Deseret Health and Rehab, residents enjoyed many activities throughout the week. The Activity Department offers a wide variety of activities each week to meet the residents’ interests, as well as the physical, mental and psychological... Full story


Flu shots at center today

There were five people here for Bingo Tuesday. Two-dollar winners were Berneil McCord, Pat Faust and Merle Starr. Berneil McCord won the $4 blackout round. There were three tables for duplicate bridge on Monday. High winners were Sheila Johnson and... Full story

 By Doug Radunich    News    October 16, 2013

Riverside talks cleanup and potential visitor's center

Council members discussed town cleanup and a potential new visitor’s center in Rawlins at Riverside’s town council meeting Thursday evening. Early in the meeting, the council discussed four bids...

 By Doug Radunich    News    October 16, 2013

Encampment supports CCVC application for Wyoming Business Council grant

Plans for a new Carbon County visitor’s center in Rawlins were discussed at the Encampment Town Council meeting Thursday evening. Jim McKinney, chairman of the Carbon County Visitors Council, told...

 By Zachary Laux    News    October 16, 2013

Planning commission meeting gets heated

Editor’s note: a more in-depth story on board appointments and council representation on boards will be published in a future edition of the Saratoga Sun. Emotions ran high in the last Planning Comm...


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