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Articles from the November 6, 2013 edition

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 By Staff Report    News    November 6, 2013

Managing water

Gov. Matt Mead is seeking opinions from interested individuals and groups across the state on how Wyoming can better manage, develop, protect, conserve and restore its water. The meeting in Saratoga is from 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 12, at the Platte Valley... Full story

 By Liz Wood    News    November 6, 2013

Veterans Day activities planned

The American Legion and local schools are planning events to honor veterans in the Valley. At 5:30 p.m., Saturday, the American Legion is hosting a Veterans Day dinner at the post home. Monday... Full story


Russell Eugene Sartin

Russell Eugene Sartin, 67 of Newberg, Ore., went to Heaven on Oct. 24, 2013. Russ was born in Shannon County, Mo., on July 29, 1946. He graduated from Encampment High School in 1964 and soon after enlisted in the United States Air Force where he... Full story


Richard Wilson Gerhardt

Dr. Richard Wilson Gerhardt of Greenville, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. He was born July 6, 1925 in Hillsboro, Ill., one of four children of William Charles Gerhardt and Faye... Full story


Death Notice: Jessie Covey/McDowell

The Saratoga Sun received word that Jessie Covey/McDowell, passed away Sunday, Nov. 3. Jessie was born March 25, 1926. Funeral services are planned for 4 p.m. Wednesday at Wamsutter Baptist Church. A full obituary will appear in a later edition of... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    November 6, 2013

Chamber of Commerce seeking board nominations

The Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations from its membership for positions on the nine-member board of directors, Executive Directory Stacy Crimmins announced Monday. Jennifer Archibald, John Farr and Alyson Sneddon’s...

 By Staff Report    News    November 6, 2013

Tips on safe driving in the dark

Many drivers may find themselves driving home after work in the dark since the change from Daylight Savings Time. The Wyoming Highway Patrol said that means drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians need to be alert come Monday and need to see and be seen.... Full story


The Zac Attack: Fulfilling my aspirations through teaching and writing

I only changed my aspirations three times as a kid. At age 5 I wanted to be a detective because I was a big fan of Batman. Later, I decided I wanted to be an archeologist after my exposure to Indiana... Full story


Letter to the Editor: We are not a democracy

Editor, Last week a lady wrote in a excellent letter reminding folks to get informed, and to vote. We have to recover our Country. However on one item she was mistaken. The United States of America is not a Democracy. We are a least... Full story


Eye of the Tiger: Learning to learn and teach tech

Editor’s note: This is one of several columns researched and written by Encampment School seniors. Technology is becoming a huge part of the Carbon County School District No. 2 education system; but it is only useful if we know how to use it to... Full story

 By Doug Radunich    News    November 6, 2013

Cheney comes to Platte Valley on campaign tour

Candidate for US Senate Liz Cheney made a stop in the Platte Valley Oct. 25 during her exploratory campaign tour of Wyoming. Cheney spoke at Encampment's Sagebrush Senior Center and the Saratoga Senio...

 By Doug Radunich    News    November 6, 2013

Saratoga FBLA plans March of Dimes fundraiser

To raise money for the Wyoming March of Dimes, dedicated Saratoga High School FBLA members plan to walk for awareness and collect more than $1,000 in town. This year the March of Dimes celebrates 75... Full story


Kiwanis elects officers

Platte Valley Kiwanis recently elected new officers. Left to right are Connie McGuire, president; Barb Youngberg, vice president; Valerie Mason, secretary; Wanda Erger, treasurer. Serving on the...

 By Staff Report    News    November 6, 2013

Enzi internships available

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., is encouraging college students and graduates to apply for an internship in his Washington, D.C. office this spring. The internship offers experience in the direct operations of our nation’s government, and the... Full story

 By Zachary Laux    News    November 6, 2013

CP&L assessing rate increases

Carbon Power and Light is expecting a rate increase for its CP&L customers in 2014, the first time in five years. “We haven’t had a rate increase for CP&L since 2009,” said General Manager for... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    November 6, 2013

Chamber seeks nominations

The Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for their annual awards: Business of the Year, New Business of the Year, Organization of the Year, and the Volunteer of the Year. Deadline to nominate is Nov. 22 and any Chamber... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    November 6, 2013

BLM extends comment period for Rawlins RMP

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced a new date for comment period closure for the environmental assessment (EA) analyzing a visual resource amendment and documentation of Areas of Critical Environmental Concern (ACECs) for the 2008... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    November 6, 2013

Pheasant stocking limited

Pheasant stocking locations will be limited in southeast Wyoming this year during the general hunting season, due to lack of cover in Platte and Laramie counties. There should be enough birds to release through the second week of December in other... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    November 6, 2013

WGFD seeking info on pronghorn poaching

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) is seeking information on four pronghorn antelope that were discovered with wasted meat at the Laramie River Hunter Management Area. The pronghorn were discovered around Sept. 20. Only the back straps and h... Full story

 By Doug Radunich    News    November 6, 2013

Local sculpture placed at Albany County Courthouse

A traditional piece of art owned by a retired Saratoga couple is now sitting on the lawn of the Albany County Courthouse. Bill and Carole Ward donated their large steel sculpture depicting four...


Murder mystery returns to Encampment

Murder is in the air. Fake murder, that is. Starting Nov. 16, the Grand Encampment Opera Company will host its second annual Murder Mystery Dinner. “It takes place in the Old West after a big poker... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    November 6, 2013

Reflections from the archives of the Saratoga Sun

100 years ago Nov. 7, 1912 Two elderly voters Saratoga has two old gentlemen that voted a good many years at the presidential election before Taft, Teddy or Wilson were ever thought of as even possible candidates. J.M. Sterret one of the men voted hi... Full story


Tigers earn fourth-place stripes at state

After a seven-year absence from the Wyoming State Volleyball Tournament, Encampment's Lady Tigers fought their way back with a vengeance this time, clawing to fourth place of out eight participating...


Panthers look back on season of triumphs

After the boys placed second at the state meet, Saratoga cross-country coach Rex Hohnholt looks back on a season filled with improvement. Saratoga's 2A boys' team placed second out of nine 2A boys' te... Full story


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