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 By Joshua Wood    Sports    November 6, 2019

Passing the torch

For several years, the Saratoga Panthers Cross Country team has incorporated runners throughout Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2), most notably students from Encampment, 20 miles south of...

 

Betty Jean (Wiant) Dean

Funeral services for Saratoga area native and "Card Lady" Betty Jean (Wiant) Dean, 84, are scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. in the Valley Chapel. The celebration of life will be... Full story

 

Reflecting on the Hot Pools

Editor’s Note: SMHS teacher McCreary reached out to the Saratoga Sun recently about publishing Knotwell’s essay about the Saratoga Hot Pools to contribute to local history. The Sun was happy to afford the space to add to Saratoga’s history. If...

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 6, 2019

MHCC announces new CEO

The Board of Trustees of Memorial Hospital of Carbon County is pleased to announce the appointment of Kenneth L. Harman as the permanent Chief Executive Officer of the hospital effective Dec. 16, 2019. Harman has served as the Chief Executive Officer...

 

Keep it Under Your Hat

For the past several months, local historians Dick and John Perue have been going through the process of digitizing multiple historic collections. As was reported previously (see “Hold Onto Your Hat-we’re going digital” on page 16 of the Feb....

 

Fall forward or spring back?

“Time is an illusion.” ~ Albert Einstein Daylight Savings Time (DST) officially ended on Sunday with our clocks falling back an hour. This gave those of us sleeping an extra hour of rest and those... Full story

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    November 6, 2019

Not the same team

While the Encampment Lady Tigers struggled with losses throughout the regular season, they ended it by advancing to the consolation semifinals during the 1A West Regional tournament over the weekend....

 

Lady Panthers take No. 2 seed in 1A West

The Saratoga Lady Panthers left the regional tournament with a number two seed, but not without a fight against the Cokeville Lady Panthers. The Saratoga Lady Panthers held their own in three sets...

 

Hanna whips Longhorns

The Meeteetse Longhorns came to Hanna to wrest a playoff game from the Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School football team, but the Miners were having none of it. The weather was...

 

Showing good sportsmanship

Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School principal Steve Priest and his wife Courtney, Medicine Bow Elementary School secretary believe strongly in good sportsmanship. They decided, after...

 

Lady Miners head to state

The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School girls volleyball team went to the 1A East tournament on Friday in Wheatland. Once it was over, they found themselves going to the State...

 

From engineering to ranching

Rae Richter has lived in the Valley for nearly three years and currently works for Kip Kerbs, helping him on his ranch outside Saratoga. Richter is originally from Masonville, Colorado and served in...

 

Wouldn't change a thing

"I went to Phu Cat for two weeks of training and that was kind of exciting because I did something really dumb. I was out at my end of the Qui Nhon and it was during the Tet Offensive and the bus was...

 

With the China Marines

Morgan Rempel is a 2017 graduate of Saratoga Middle/High School. Following his graduation, Rempel enlisted with the United States Marine Corps (USMC) and has been serving si nce June 2017. According...

 

A desire to serve

Before Katherine Munson graduated from Saratoga High School in 2001, she had a scholarship opportunity in Nebraska. After talking with a friend from Rawlins who had joined the Air Force, however, her...

 

Gonzales goes global

Christian Gonzales, a 2015 Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School graduated, has recently come back to Hanna after serving his country from 2016 until the beginning of this month....

 

Poppies in prose

On May 2 in 1915, Canadian poet John McCrae’s close friend and former student Alexis Helmer was killed by a German shell in World War I. Composed at the battlefront on May 3, 1915 during the second battle of Ypres, Belgium, this poem became the...

 

Hoping for some air

Logan Wells is a senior at Saratoga Middle/High School and has been giving serious thought to enlisting in the Air Force. While many members of his family, including his uncle, have been in the...

 

Veterans' Day events and activities

In observance of Veterans Day, schools and organizations will be holding events throughout eastern Carbon County on different days. The Saratoga Sun reached out to as many organizations as it could as well as the local schools to compile the... Full story

 

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