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Articles from the October 22, 2014 edition

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 By Mike Dunn    News    October 22, 2014

Next steps for foot bridge

Even though the town of Saratoga completed their first major step with the setting of the pedestrian bridge, there is still a lot of work to be done until it is finalized. Mayor of Saratoga John...

 By Mike Dunn    News    October 22, 2014

Saratoga man arrested for drug possession

Thirty-seven year-old, Tony Seahorn, of Saratoga, was arrested by the Saratoga Police for possession of marijuana, possession of methamphetamines and child endangerment. The arrest was made Thursday...


Kathryn Elizabeth Moon

Long-time Platte Valley resident Kathryn (Kate) Elizabeth Moon, 81, passed away in Houston Hospice on Oct. 16, 2014. She was born Dec. 13, 1932 to Lee and Mary (Faulconer) Depoy, of Bethel Township, F...


Joseph Wesley Harryman

Joseph Wesley Harryman, 102, of Saratoga, Wyo., passed away Oct. 15, 2014. Joe was born in Milner, Idaho on Aug 7, 1912 to William Hezekiah Harryman and Sarah Amanda Bradshaw.  He left home at the early age of 6 and worked for various farmers along...


Mary Lee Fryer

Mary Lee Fryer, 72, of Bruce, Wis. formerly of Saratoga was called to her heavenly home on Oct. 9, 2014. She was born July 19, 1942 in rural Polk County, to Lindon White and Edith Mowry and was married to Earl Fryer. Mary is survived by five children...

 By Staff Report    News    October 22, 2014

Saratoga prescribed burns unsuccessful

On Oct. 16 and 17, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD), ZN Ranch, Fire Trax LLC, and members of the Elk Mountain Volunteer Fire Department attempted to conduct prescribed burns on Rattlesnake Creek and on the south face of Sheephead... Full story

 By Mike Dunn    News    October 22, 2014

Planning commission seeking input

The Saratoga Planning Commission continued to hash out fence heights at their Oct.14 meeting, and are now turning to the public for guidance. The debate, which began at the April planning commission...

 By Mike Dunn    News    October 22, 2014

Commission completes bylaws

It was nearly a year-long debate, but the Saratoga Planning Commission finally voted on and approved their bylaws at their Oct. 14 meeting. The discussion of bylaws has taken place at nearly every...

 By Erik Gantt    Opinion    October 22, 2014

This poop just got real

“Fatherhood is great because you can ruin someone from scratch.” ~ Jon Stewart So, as a new parent it seems like the cliches, advice and anecdotes are coming at me as fast as an F-350 rolling... Full story


Taxes never die

Editor, On November 4th, we will be asked to tax ourselves to the tune of $1,700.00. That’s an increase of nearly six times the current budget. The fact that the Carbon County Treasurer will write the checks in not so reassuring unless that person...


Please vote No on the Fire District Measure

Editor, This Carbon County Fire District will affect all voters in Carbon County. Why then are only rural voters able to vote on it? In the America I was raised in, all voters were allowed one vote each on measures that effect tax dollars to fund wel...

 By Mike Dunn    News    October 22, 2014

Community garden keeps growing

The Saratoga Community Garden Board welcomed many members of the community to enjoy their crops this year during their thank-you lunch for the community. Board members prepared cakes, treats and other...

 By Staff Report    News    October 22, 2014

GEM elects new board members

The Grand Encampment Museum recently elected Gayle Wessel and Janet Herring as new members of the Board joining Kathy Moon, Mark Dunning, Irene Archibald, Willis Greenwood, Candy Moulton, John Varner, and John Farr. New officers for the 50th year of...

 By Liz Wood    News    October 22, 2014

Campbell honored by Cowboy Joe Club

Doug Campbell was the center of attention Saturday at the University of Wyoming football game between the first and second quarters when he received the prestigious White Hat award from the Cowboy...

 By Erik Gantt    News    October 22, 2014

Assistant town clerk recognized, consensus funds discussed

At the Encampment Town Council meeting on Oct. 9, outcoming Deputy Clerk Susan Munson was presented a plaque recognizing her years of service to the town. Mayor Greg Salisbury said “(Munson’s) goi...


Stull appointed to SCWEMS board

At the Riverside Town Council meeting on Oct. 8 Gary Stull was appointed as the new representative to the South Central Wyoming Emergency Medical Service Joint Powers Board. Stull replaces Helen Weiland who recently resigned her board appointment....

 By Staff Report    News    October 22, 2014

Make it with Wool competition has changes

This year’s Make-It-With-Wool Contest begins with registration at 9 a.m., on Nov. 2 at the Jeffrey Center in Rawlins. Contestants from all over Carbon County are eligible to enter the contest with garments or quilts made of 100 percent wool. The...


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. Friday – No school. Monday – Breakfast pastry or cereal and yogu...

 By Liz Wood    News    October 22, 2014

Saratoga Inn employee returns 64 years later.

John Bergquist has seen a lot of changes in the Saratoga Resort and Spa over the years. In August, he and his wife returned to the Saratoga Resort and Spa to celebrate their 57th wedding anniversary....

 By Mike Dunn    Sports    October 22, 2014

Panther football loses hard-fought homecoming game

The Saratoga Panthers football team played in front of a packed house last Friday for their homecoming game and senior night. But even with the support of the town behind them, they could not pull...

 By Erik Gantt    Sports    October 22, 2014

Cyclones tear through Saratoga

It was a game that frustratingly mirrored most of their season. The Lady Panthers varsity volleyball team (1-6, 9-12) lost in three straight sets to Southeast (7-0, 17-2) on Saturday, 6-25, 13-25,... Full story

 By Liz Wood    News    October 22, 2014

Cross country looks to be a state-contender

Saratoga High School Cross Country Head Coach would like to see his team members run faster than 19 minutes and 30 seconds at state on Saturday. Each member of the cross country team needs to take...

 By Liz Wood    Sports    October 22, 2014

Encampment Lady Tigers refuse to lose

Saturday's game against Little Snake River Lady Rattlers will determine whether the Encampment High School Lady Tigers go to regionals as a No. 1 seed or No. 2 seed, Encampment Head Coach Robin...


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