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 By Mike Dunn    News    December 17, 2014

Christmas services

Many Platte Valley churches will be holding special services for Christmas. The Saratoga Alliance Church will hold a special service at 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve called “Good News, Peace on Earth....

 
 By Liz Wood    News    December 17, 2014

DKRW update tomorrow

Medicine Bow Fuel and Power, LLC (MBFP) will present their six-month update to the Industrial Siting Council (ISC) at 6 p.m. tomorrow at the Hanna Recreation Center. Last December, MBFP was awarded a...

 

Lillian Erna Turner

Lillian Erna Turner, 96 of Rawlins, Wyo., passed away on Dec. 3, 2014. Lillian was born in Coalmont, Colo., on April 22, 1918 to Harvey Oliver and Erna Lena (Wackwitz) Turner. In 1939, she...

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    December 17, 2014

Planning commission looks to resolve fencing ordinance

The Saratoga Planning Commission agreed to let residents decide height of front-yard fencing. The commission elected to confirm with town attorney Tom Thompson if front-yard fence heights that exceed...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    December 17, 2014

Martin thanked for 16 years of service

Mary Martin was thanked for 16 years of dedicated service by Mayor Greg Salisbury and the rest of the Encampment Town Council at her last regular meeting of the council on Friday. The occasion was com...

 
 By Staff report    News    December 17, 2014

Pet owners asked to control dogs around wintering wildlife

Cold temperatures and heavy snowfall that typically take place during winter in Wyoming mountain areas not only leads to a change in activities for Wyomingites, but for wildlife as well. As winter progresses, more and more big game animals move out...

 

A warm heart for Christmas

I am darn proud of the people I am surrounded by in the Platte Valley this Christmas. Largely because of my duties with the Saratoga Sun, I have become more aware of the amount of giving and holiday... Full story

 

Homeland security doesn't twist arms

Editor, I would like to comment on the article in the December 10th Saratoga Sun “Police Chief Combats WOHS.” The so called “Red Tape” that was referred to when accepting the grants has always been a requirement for the grants. However for...

 
 By Staff report    News    December 17, 2014

Johnson places first in junior division

Makiya Johnson, of Encampment, received first place in the junior division at the Make It With Wool state contest held in Casper Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. Johnson, who is in seventh grade, modeled a dark brown pleated skirt and cropped vest featuring...

 
 By Liz Wood    News    December 17, 2014

"Just Press Play" gets second-place nod

The Encampment yearbook staff earned second place at the 1A state yearbook competition for their 2014 yearbook "Just Press Play". Karie Russell, who is in her third year as editor of the yearbook,... Full story

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    December 17, 2014

You may call her 'Nana'

Everyone around Saratoga calls her "Nana" and she celebrated her 95th birthday on Nov. 11. Elvira (pronounced Elveera) Cerise has a thick Italian accent, but was born in Florence, Colo., not...

 
 By Erik Gantt    News    December 17, 2014

A lifetime of Christmas cards

In a heartwarming gesture, the participants in Saratoga Elementary's Friday activities made Christmas cards for a 6 year-old Utah girl who is not expected to live to see next Christmas. The Utah...

 

Saratoga graduate assists in Orion spacecraft launch

Two University of Wyoming graduates played key roles in last week’s successful NASA test flight of a spacecraft designed to eventually take humans to Mars. Griffin Corpening, formerly of Saratoga,who earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in...

 
 By Mike Dunn    Sports    December 17, 2014

Tigers tip off season with wins

Some games were prettier than others - but any way you put it, the Encampment boys basketball team came out on top in all three of their games this weekend at the Carbon County Classic. The opening ga... Full story

 
 By Liz Wood    Sports    December 17, 2014

Lady Panthers lose squeakers, rout Wind River

The Saratoga Lady Panthers (1-2) came home with a win against 2A Wind River Lady Cougars this weekend. Although they had losses against Lingle/Fort Laramie and Shoshoni at the Winter Classic in...

 
 By Mike Dunn    Sports    December 17, 2014

Wrestlers pin down second

The 2014-15 season is already off to a hot start for the Saratoga wrestling team after the Panthers posted strong individual performances at the Soroco Duel/Invite this weekend. All Saratoga...

 
 By Mike Dunn    Sports    December 17, 2014

Lady Tigers start season strong

The Encampment Lady Tigers begin their 2014/15 season with a sparkling 3-0 record after sweeping non-conference opponents at the Carbon County Classic. Head coach Amy Clay said she was particularly im...

 
 By Liz Wood    Sports    December 17, 2014

Third-quarter woes plague Panthers

The Saratoga Panthers started off their season with three losses at the Winter Classic basketball tournament in Burns this weekend. They lost 41-56 against the Lingle/Fort Laramie Doggers Friday...

 

This week in Platte Valley Sports

Dec. 18: Saratoga Wrestling Quadrangular, 5:30 p.m. at SMHS Dec. 19 Saratoga Boys and Girls Basketball vs. HEM, games start at 4 p.m. (no JV girls game) Dec. 19-20 Encampment Boys and Girls Basketball, Lingle Tournament, Lingle, Wyo. Dec. 20...

 

Police Report

From Dec. 8, 2014 to Dec 14, 2014, the Saratoga Police Department responded to 65 calls including the following classifications: Animal problem (1); bar check (7); business checks (41); citizen assist (5); dog at large (1); lost dog (2); dog tag (1);...

 

Senior Menus

Carbon County Senior Centers Wednesday – Chili, cheese and onions, tossed salad, applesauce, cinnamon roll, chilled milk. Thursday – Chicken supreme, fluffy rice, broccoli, wheat bread, Mandarin oranges, chilled milk. Friday – Roast beef,...

 

Center, bus good value

There were six here for bingo on Monday. Two-dollar winners were Lila Worden, Madaline Forbes, Betty Dean, Sue Howe and Winnie Allen. Grace Johnston won the $3 blackout round. There were only eight here for bridge this week. First place went to Bob J...

 

How we get the news, Saratoga swimming pool, $50K fire and new game warden

100 Years Ago Dec. 17, 1914 Day before yesterday a perfectly nice lady called us up and with tears in her voice reproved us for not mentioning the fact that she had a friend visiting her last week. We told her that she did not let us know anything ab...

 

School menus

Saratoga Schools Breakfast Wednesday – Breakfast pizza or cereal and cheese stick, fruit or juice, milk. Thursday – Breakfast burrito or cereal and cheese stick, fruit or juice, milk. Friday – Breakfast biscuit or cereal and cheese stick, fruit...

 

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