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 By Joshua Wood    News    December 16, 2020

Wyoming receives COVID vaccines

As announcements of vaccines for the coronavirus (COVID-19) began to roll out across the country, many Wyoming residents likely wondered when those vaccines would arrive in the Cowboy State. During...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 16, 2020

Collecting on delinquent accounts

As various sections of municipal infrastructure age and need to be replaced, the Saratoga-Carbon County Impact Joint Powers Board (SCCIJPB) is looking everywhere for potential revenue sources. One of...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 16, 2020

Planning for two

When the Saratoga Planning Commission meets in January, it will be unclear as to how many members the advisory board will have. While, according to Saratoga Municipal Code, the planning commission...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 16, 2020

Understanding setbacks and permits

During their final meeting of 2020, the Saratoga Planning Commission discussed a variety of topics ranging from the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Town of Saratoga and Carbon County to...

 

Here are some ideal Wyoming-themed Christmas gifts

Okay, it’s Christmas and it’s time to buy gifts.  The year 2020 has been so difficult to Wyoming business people, it just seemed to make sense for us to reach out and support Wyoming-made products.  Here are some suggestions from some friends... Full story

 

Encampment to seek football approval

*UPDATE* During the December 17 meeting of the Carbon Count School District No. 2 Board of Trustees, the board voted unanimously to permanently approve the Encampment Football program. The program...

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 16, 2020

Woolly winners

State winners were named during the 2020 Wyoming Make it With Wool competition, Sunday, December 6, in Laramie. Due to COVID-19, there was no in-person modeling of garments. Contestants submitted 39...

 

Landfill board discusses Childress report

The Upper Platte River Solid Waste Disposal District (UPRSWDD) met on December 2 at the Platte Valley Community Center to discuss ongoing matters involving the landfill. After site reports and discussion of ongoing billing issues, the board met with...

 

Miners get aggressive

The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) Miner Grapplers went to Wind River on Friday to face teams from Saratoga, Wind River and Dubois. Robert Riddle, HEM head coach, was pleased with what he...

 

Starting the season with good energy

Encampment Tiger Basketball was off to a roaring start this weekend as they hosted two teams for two wins in the pre-season. On Friday, the Tigers hosted the Dubois Rams for a double-digit victory...

 

Lady Miners soak up Midwest

The first game of the season for the Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) Lady Miners was at home, on Saturday, against Midwest. The Lady Miners are returning with players that have a lot of...

 

Miners go 1-1 over weekend

The first game of the season for the Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) Miners was against Riverside on Friday. The mask and social distancing protocols for attending the game by both teams were...

 

Getting the baseline

The Saratoga Lady Panthers hosted one game and traveled for two this past weekend as they faced the Dubois Lady Rams on Friday, the Southeast Lady Cyclones on Saturday morning and the Lingle-Fort...

 

Saratoga starts off well

The Saratoga High School wrestling team started their season this weekend with meets at Wind River on Friday and Lovell on Saturday. The teams that attended the Wind River meet were: HEM, Dubois,...

 

Panthers claw into competition

Coming into the season as the defending state champions following their victory last season, the Saratoga Panthers are off to a great start in the pre-season as they dealt three losses to three other...

 

Lady Tigers get some wins

The Encampment Lady Tigers are starting off their season with some wins as they hosted the Dubois Lady Rams on Friday and the Cheyenne Central Lady Indians' sophomore team on Saturday. In both cases,...

 

Racing to Black Hills State

Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School senior Taylar Scott signed on Thursday to attend Black Hills State University (BHSU). Taylar signed the papers in front of her parents, grandparents...

 

Legislature tilting at windmills for revenue

The subject of wind energy taxes is blowing into the Wyoming Legislature again. On December 17, the Revenue Committee is meeting to discuss legislation for a new tax on wind energy. Kara Choquette,...

 

Hanna hot tub down the drain

The Hanna Town Council met at 6:30 p.m. on December 8 at the Hanna Town Hall for their regularly scheduled meeting. Council members Jayson Nordquist, Sam Sikes and Mayor Lois Buchanan were present in...

 

Season's developments in Three Forks section

Reprint of this story from the December 16, 1910 issue of Grand Encampment Herald brought to you courtesy of Grandma’s Cabin, Encampment, Wyoming. Preserving History - Serving the Community. It is always pleasing to hear from the Three Forks sectio...

 

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