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Articles from the November 11, 2020 edition

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Big turnout for generals

While other states are still counting votes days after November 3, the results in Carbon County were finalized on November 4. With more than 100 percent turnout, Carbon County Clerk Gwynn Bartlett...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    November 11, 2020

County at 86 active cases

Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) added two more positive cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) earlier this week as Carbon County’s active cases continue to rise. Additionally, the co... Full story

 

Pamela Susan 'Pixler' Rollison

On November 1, 2020, Pamela Susan (Pixler) Rollison–loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and sibling–passed away due to complications from COVID-19 at the age of 75. A lifelong resident of Wyomi... Full story

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    November 11, 2020

Appointment delayed

The question of who will be appointed to the vacant mayoral position on the Saratoga Town Council remains unanswered following the rescheduled November 4 meeting. With six meetings having elapsed...

 

Joe Biden passes 270

When there were no clear results on the night of November 3 or the morning of November 4 in regards to the 2020 Presidential Election, the country seemed to collectively hold its breath. On the...

 

The greatest gift

What if you were told an hour of your time could change someone’s life? In the time it takes you to read this article, nearly 100 people will receive lifesaving blood transfusions. By taking just an hour or so to donate, you will do something...

 

It's tough to lose

The hardest part of my job by far is going up to a coach who has just lost a big game. There have been occasions that the loss was so painful, I could see tears in the eyes of the players as they... Full story

 

Museums are valued

Editor, The overwhelming victory of the Saratoga-Ryan Park Museum District in the recent general election is a victory for all museums in Carbon County. What this win for the Saratoga Museum tells us is that people in our communities value and...

 

Thankful for support

Dear Editor, On behalf of the newly formed Saratoga-Ryan Park Museum District, I want to thank everyone who worked to pass the ballot measure that will help fund the preservation of our shared heritage. There are so many people who were involved in...

 

Landfill Board learns of monies owed

On October 28 the Upper Platte River Solid Waste Disposal District (UPRSWDD) held a special meeting with Saratoga mayor pro-tem Bob Keel to discuss the fund balance previously held by the town. This meeting was originally going to be held after the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    November 11, 2020

Healthcare group requests waiver

The Saratoga Town Council may consider putting a cap on building permit fees in the future.  This comes following a request from the Platte Valley Healthcare Project (PVHP), represented by Sonja...

 

Insurance enrollment open

Open enrollment is the time to purchase, change or re-new your health insurance coverage for 2021. From now until December 15, you can work with an insurance agent or with Enroll Wyoming to make sure you get the coverage you need for 2021. Even if...

 

Continuing to serve

We obviously have many reasons to feel gratitude to those who have served in the U.S. military, but one we may have overlooked is the role military service has played in preparing our healthcare workers to help keep our community healthy and secure....

 

Tigers leave their mark on Farson-Eden

The Encampment Tigers' first varsity season in 30 years has come to an end, but not without a fight against the No. 1 team in the 1A West Six-Man Conference in the semi-final round of the 1A Six-Man...

 

Lady Miners end season with grace

“We definitely came out on fire the 1st set,” Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) Lady Miners Head Coach Jackie Jones said. “Even though we eventually lost, we have never had four sets with...

 

Reverse drawing has begun

The Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce has begun selling tickets for the annual Reverse Drawing. Tickets are $10 each and only 300 are sold. Unlike the usual raffle procedure, the very last ticket drawn is the grand prize winner in this...

 

Retiring after 25 years

"I am a Carbon County girl," Lezlee Musgrove, the town clerk/treasurer of Sinclair said. "I was born in Rawlins, but grew up in Sinclair. My father worked for the refinery when it was company town...

 

Holiday bazaar a benefit to small business

The Saratoga Holiday Bazaar has long been a central location for local crafters and makers to sell their wares, promote their small businesses and encourage shopping locally. With a difficult year...

 

Hanna hot tub hi-jinx

The Hanna Parks and Recreation Board met on Thursday at 5 p.m. at the Hanna Recreation Center. The agenda and minutes from the August 5 regularly scheduled meeting were approved quickly. There was no...

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 11, 2020

Spine clinic to come to Saratoga

Internationally known spine surgeon Dr. Michael Janssen will begin evaluating patients monthly in Saratoga starting Friday, November 20. Dr. Janssen founded the Center for Spine and Orthopedics in...

 

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