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 By Liz Wood    News    December 18, 2013

Stantec to share river survey results

Two public meetings addressing the River Restoration Project are scheduled for Dec. 19. The first meeting is a 9 a.m. at Saratoga Town Hall. The public is invited to attend, town engineer Chuck... Full story

 
 By Liz Wood    News    December 18, 2013

Industrial Siting Council to meet in Saratoga

The Industrial Siting Council is meeting at 10 a.m. today at the Platte Valley Community Center. On the agenda before lunch is DKRW’s request to delay submitting its construction schedule to the...

 

Churches plan Christmas services

Churches in the Valley are celebrating Christmas with traditional Christmas Eve services, Christmas morning services and special Sunday services in the upcoming week. Friday, Dec. 20 7 p.m. Abundant... Full story

 
 By Liz Wood    News    December 18, 2013

Discharge will be dispursed

Bill DiRienzo from the Wyoming Department of Quality (DEQ) office attended the Saratoga-Carbon County Impact Joint Powers Board (Water and Sewer Board) in November, to answer questions about the... Full story

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    December 18, 2013

Planning Commission weighs in on home businesses

The Saratoga Planning Commission had a productive evening at its Dec. 10 meeting. The majority of the two-hour meeting was spent approving a plan to amend Title 18 Zoning of the town code. The...

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    December 18, 2013

Flu season begins in Wyoming

Influenza is starting to spread into Wyoming. The Wyoming Department of Health reported increased flu activity across the state in recent weeks. "While we are not seeing as many cases as this time...

 

Riverside talks WAM

The Riverside Town Council had a quick meeting Thursday meeting, which included talk of the 2014 Wyoming Association of Municipalities (WAM) Winter Workshop. Town Clerk and Treasurer Jan Cook...

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 18, 2013

Consultants available for restuarant owners

Wyoming restaurant owners will have an opportunity to meet with a professional consultant this winter. The Wyoming Entrepreneur Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has received funding from the Small Business Jobs Act for Wyoming restaurants to...

 
 By Mike Dunn    Opinion    December 18, 2013

Settling in Wyoming

Four-and-a-half years ago, I set foot in southeast Wyoming for the first time. As a young, arrogant, long-haired 18-year-old kid walking into the University of Wyoming, I had no idea at that time... Full story

 

Editorial-The time to be involved is now

If you want your voice heard, this is the week for it. Several crucial meetings are taking place which allow for public comment. The first two meetings were last night . The U.S. Fish and Wildlife hosted an open house at the Platte Valley Community... Full story

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    December 18, 2013

Habitat projects ready for implementation

The Platte Valley Habitat Partnership (PVHP) and the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission (WGFC) held a meeting Dec. 11 at the Platte Valley Community Center after a successful month of planning and... Full story

 

Bartlett to retire from Carbon County Public Health

After nearly 32 years of service in the Platte Valley, Sue Bartlett is stepping down from her position as public health nurse supervisor for Carbon County Public Health. Barlett plans to officially...

 

Encampment talks water and winter

The town of Encampment had a short council meeting Thursday, covering winter street cleanup and the Emergency Water Supply Project. Ken Schwerdt from PMPC gave an update on a roll-up door that was...

 

Panthers win by 20 in Tiger face-off

The Saratoga boys' basketball team was an unstoppable scoring machine Friday, slamming the local rival, Encampment Tigers, with a score of 80-60. Playing on their home turf Friday evening, the Panther... Full story

 

Lady Tigers claw Panthers in first home cat-fight

The Encampment Lady Tigers, who won only one game last year, proved they could be heading for a major turnaround season after a 56-28 win over Saratoga. The Saratoga High School gym was packed Friday... Full story

 

Two matmen place first at Soroco Invite

Two Saratoga wrestlers achieved first-place rankings at the Soroco Invitational Saturday.   Six of the eight competing Panthers placed at the Oak Creek, Colo. event, where Hunter Mason (132) and... Full story

 

Correction

On page 5 of the Winter Sports Preview in the Dec. 11 issue of the Saratoga Sun, it was reported Darion Vacher, of the Encampment boys’ basketball team, scored four points in the Saratoga vs. HEM game. It was actually Darian Williams, of the... Full story

 

Young Tigers earn second at middle school tourney

The younger crop of Encampment boys' basketball players finished their season strong Saturday, earning a respectable second place at the Carbon County Junior High Basketball Tournament. The Tigers,... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 18, 2013

Reflections: Wintertime welcomes sports, dancing and a new library

101 years ago Dec. 19, 1912 Basketball at Encampment Friday night the S. & E. ran a special train from here to Encampment for the benefit of the basketball game that night. About 70 people went from here and all report a good time. The Rubes and... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 18, 2013

Police Report

Dec. 9, 2013 to Dec. 15, 2013, the Saratoga Police Department responded to 89 calls that included the following call classifications: Agency Assist (3); Alarm (1); Ambulance (2); Animal Problem (1); Bar Check (11); Business Checks (19); Child Abuse... Full story

 

Residents enjoy Christmas concert, shopping at thrift store

At Deseret Health and Rehab, residents enjoyed many activities throughout the week. The Activity Department offers a wide variety of activities each week to meet the residents’ interests, as well as the physical, mental and psychological... Full story

 

Senior Center to host Ugly/Pretty sweater contest

There were four people here to play Bingo this week. Two-dollar winners were Berneil McCord and Grace Johnston. Sue Howe and Grace Johnston shared a $2 round, as did Grace Johnston and Berneil McCord. Grace Johnston won the $2 blackout round. There w... Full story

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    December 18, 2013

Cost to run CCSD 2 is $40,385 a day

Carbon County School District No. 2 held their final meeting of 2013 on Monday. Board members devoted a large part of their discussed financials of the 2013 calendar year. The district announced they... Full story

 

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