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Articles from the March 25, 2015 edition

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 By Sarah Hutchins    News    March 25, 2015

River Restoration moving forward

During the River Restoration meeting held on March 16, the committee narrowed its focus on two priority projects: lowering the flood stage and remediating the increased boater bridge crashes.... Full story

 By Sarah Hutchins    News    March 25, 2015

Forest Service set to decommission 97 miles of road in Snowies

The Forest Service is seeking public input for the West Side Snow Range Travel Management Project. The Notice of Proposed Action (NPA) legal notice was published on March 17 in the Rawlins Daily...

 By Liz Wood    News    March 25, 2015

Public review opens for Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan

On March 17, Barb Beck with Beck Consulting, presented the draft of the Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan of Carbon County (MHMP) to the Carbon County Council of Governments (COG). The meeting, held in...


Robert "Bob" Ammann

Robert "Bob" Ammann was born March 18, 1942, in Wellsburg, Iowa. He passed away on March 19, 2015, at the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center after suffering a cardiac arrest while working outside his home on Elk Mountain. Bob graduated from Wellsburg...

 By H.B. Lawson    News    March 25, 2015

Transfer station gets moved

The Upper Platte River Solid Waste Disposal District (Landfill Board) met for a special meeting on Wednesday to discuss and vote on a new site location for the Transfer station. The original site...

 By Liz Wood    News    March 25, 2015

Board timed in tests

Saratoga Middle/High School math teacher Brandon Ray challenged the Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD#2) Board of Trustees to a math exercise March 16 to prove a point about how math is learne...


From Saratoga to ... Saratoga

If you have been wondering who is driving around town with the New York plates, you now have your answer. I have seen some very confused expressions. I'm sure you don't see many New Yorkers around... Full story



On page 1, in the of the March 18, 2015 edition of the Saratoga Sun, it was reported a passer-by called 911. The passer-by called, but the dispatcher did not state whether it was a 911 call or some other type of call. On page 2 the Saratoga Sun...

 By Staff Report    News    March 25, 2015

Dems to meet in Rawlins

The Carbon County Democrats will hold their annual march meeting on at 10 a.m., March 28, 2015 at the Carbon County Higher Education (new building-nurse’s class room) in Rawlins. Both Democrat and Republican Central Committees are required to hold...

 By Staff Report    News    March 25, 2015

Speech team earns third place at state

The Carbon County School District No. 2 Speech Team returned with a third place trophy and All-State honors from the state speech meet in Casper March 12-14. Leading the team were freshmen Larissa Ford and Robin Gloss, who placed first in public...


Police Report

March 16, 2015 to March 22, 2015, the Saratoga Police Department responded to 114 calls that included the following call classifications: Agency Assistance (3); Ambulance (1); Bar Check (8); Business Checks (26); Citizen Assist (33); Destruction of...

 By Liz Wood    News    March 25, 2015

Town prepares for LiDAR survey

All over the town of Saratoga, manholes are being painted white by the town streets crew in preparation for the LiDAR survey. Once all of the conditions are perfect for a flyover to do the LiDAR...

 By Staff Report    News    March 25, 2015

Saratoga FBLA qualify for nationals

Over 600 students from around the state competed in a variety of business related events at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State competition for a chance to qualify for national...

 By Liz Wood    News    March 25, 2015

Librarian starts new chapter

The parking lot at the Saratoga Branch Library was full of cars during the noon hour Monday. That was because after 16 years working at the Saratoga Branch of the Carbon County Library, Ruth Hackett...


Silk art comes to Valley

The Platte Valley got a dose of culture when Linda Perue held a silk scarf art class at the Saratoga Library and Pam Kraft held a class on silk painting at the Red Wagon in Encampment. Perue showed... Full story


Western Short film "Absaroka" circles the wagons at the PVCC

"Absaroka" is a visually rich period piece that takes place in the Wyoming territories in 1881. The story follows two cowboys, Lucius Blackledge and Howard Prescott, who come upon a ransacked wagon on...


ProStart brings home awards

The Encampment ProStart team traveled to Laramie March 16-17 for the Wyoming ProStart State Competition. The Management team; Emily Morgan, Sierra Loftice and Makayla Wilder, finished in third place....


A chocolate lover's dream - a trip to Hershey

The Carbon County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) is hosting a “Chocolate Fest” fundraiser, Saturday at the Carbon County Higher Education Building, 1650 Harshman Street in Rawlins. Room is still available for Chocolatier’s to enter...

 By H.B. Lawson    Sports    March 25, 2015

Cowboy madness clears streets

If you were driving down the street in Saratoga on Friday afternoon you may have noticed a distinct lack of street traffic. That is because nearly everyone who was able, had their eyes glued to a...

 By H.B. Lawson    Sports    March 25, 2015

Pool Tournament cues up international stars

The pool chalk will be flying this weekend when the Wyoming Open Pool Tournament, sponsored by Andy Billiard Cloth, returns to the Saratoga starting this Friday and continuing through to a final...

 By H.B. Lawson    Sports    March 25, 2015

Powell leads Tigers at meet

Coach Kegan Wilford was proud of the Tigers track and field team’s first outing at the Glen Legler Memorial meet at Natrona last Saturday. Schools from Kelly Walsh, Big Piney, Buffalo, Dubois,...

 By Liz Wood    Sports    March 25, 2015

School district still seeking golf coach

The Saratoga Resort and Spa (SRS) is committed to sponsoring the golf program for Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD#2) for one more year, CCSD#2 Superintendent of Schools Jim Copeland told...


Canal celebration, heavy travel, ranch rec & digger's lunch

100 years ago March 25, 1915 Low Railroad Rates and Privileges of Routing Never Before Possible Are Included in the Many Inducements to Visit America’s Great Panama Canal Celebration. $50,000,000 Invested: 80,000 Exhibitors Represented. It is...


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