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 By Joshua Wood    News    December 9, 2020

No criminal charges related to town hard drive

“After the investigation and reading the documentation … it’s the finding of my office that there is no criminal conduct. So, we have declined criminal charges.” It has been more than a year...

 

Hanna landfill closed

Back in the beginning of June, there was serious concern that the Hanna landfill, run by the High Country Joint Powers Board (HCJPB), was in danger of not being ready for closure. Trash piled high...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 9, 2020

Commissioners stay in Sun

The Saratoga Sun will remain the official publication of the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) following their December 1 meeting. This marks the first time in recent history that the Sun...

 

Danny Keith Melius

Danny Keith Melius left this world to be with Jesus November 4, 2020 at UC Health Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland, Colorado. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Danny... Full story

 

Whittling down the list

The Upper Platte River Solid Waste Disposal District (UPRSWDD) met on December 2 at the Platte Valley Community Center in order to discuss ongoing matters involving the landfill. Following the site reports, the board decided to talk and finalize...

 

Masks aren't the problem

Jeez, it is incredible to me how resistant people are to wearing masks in the county, state and country. I have heard people ridicule anything to do with wearing a mask more in the past month or so... Full story

 

Reader in support of masks

Dear Editor, WE ARE SUCH A SELFISH PEOPLE! I am ashamed. Get smart people. The facts about Covid are facts. The science and health people do know what they are saying. Quit listening to the drivel that must be out there from what the youth had to...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 9, 2020

Choice or lack of options?

With only one meeting remaining in 2020, it would appear that the Saratoga Town Council will move into the New Year without someone in the mayor’s seat despite solicited input from council...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 9, 2020

Cox resigns from Town of Saratoga

After nearly 30 years working for the Town of Saratoga, Suzie Cox submitted her letter of resignation to the Saratoga Town Council effective December 31. Cox, who has served as town clerk since 2005...

 

All-Conference Players named at HEM

"They all earned it this year," Zach Scott, Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School football coach said aof his players being named to All-Conference this season. "They were all huge...

 

Lady Miners get honors from State and Conference

"What is neat about the three girls All-Conference award, is that this is the fourth year for receiving this honor," Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School head volleyball coach Jackie...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 9, 2020

Governor issues mask order

Less than a month after multiple county health officers requested approval of mask mandates, Governor Mark Gordon has approved a state-wide health order requiring the use of masks in public places... Full story

 

A sports season with masks

"It is going to be what it is," Zach Scott, assistant Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School basketball coach said. "We need to do our part to keep sports going this season. We as...

 

Team Wyoming aims to level playing field

Each year as student athletes take to the hardwood or the wrestling mats throughout the state, there is another batch of students that participate in a different indoor activity as they compete in spe...

 

Past, present and future

The arrival of one E.J. Shively in Saratoga was not big news, at the time. The announcement of his arrival in Saratoga could be found on page 8 of the February 27, 1919 Saratoga Sun among other short...

 

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