Articles from the December 21, 2016 edition

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 By Staff Report    News    December 21, 2016

Christmas services around the Valley

Churches throughout the Platte Valley are preparing for the highlight of the Christian calendar and many houses of worship will be offering special Christmas Eve or Christmas Day services. A list of those offerings follows: Saratoga Alliance The... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    December 21, 2016

A $5K blessing

Encampment Elementary K-12 School receives a $5000 grant for the Blessings in a Backpack program. The program is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to mobilizing communities to provide food... Full story

 By Max Miller    News    December 21, 2016

Planning commission bids farewell to Grubb

“I’m not the guy anymore.” Rory Grubb reminded Andy Van Tol. Dec. 13. After 11 years as a member of the Saratoga Planning Commission, Grubb chaired his final meeting of that body Tuesday,... Full story


The sound of silver

Cody Sheldon's Saratoga Elementary School students came back from the weekend to a special treat Monday, Dec. 12. A few weeks prior, Sheldon, the school's music teacher had done some extra credit... Full story


An open letter to Wyoming seniors and their loved ones:

Dear readers, It has come to my attention that certain groups or entities have been using my name to try and get donations from seniors. Some of these solicitations imply that folks won’t get their Social Security benefits unless they pay $10 and s... Full story


Encampment even or better

The Encampment High School boys' and girls' basketball teams finished off the final games of December and 2016 last week, ending the week with the boys having a record of 4-4 and the girls slightly... Full story

 By Max Miller    Sports    December 21, 2016

Lady Panthers '3W' weekend

After putting in a shaky effort to start the season 0-3 earlier in the month, the Saratoga Panthers girls’ basketball team sent a strong message to the world of Wyoming high school athletics over... Full story

 By Max Miller    Sports    December 21, 2016

Three days in Thermopolis

The Saratoga Panthers boys’ basketball team did not go gentle into that good winter break. The Panthers fought and clawed for two victories in three days of games, sandwiching a loss to top-ranked... Full story

 By Max Miller    Sports    December 21, 2016

Dominance in December

"Coach Stockwell looked at me at some point last night and said, 'You know how many in a row we've won, right?'" That's Saratoga Panthers wrestling coach Zack Schmidt, remembering a conversation he'd... Full story

 By Max Miller    News    December 21, 2016

Bridging cultures

Encampment School Spanish teacher Toby Ricks only had a trimester's worth of eighth grade Spanish and two months of training from the Church of Latter Day Saints when he first went to Ecuador as a... Full story



Senior Center Menu Wednesday: Lasagna, italian veggies, garlic bread, citrus fruit, cookie, milk. Thursday: Baked fish, wild rice blend, stewed tomatoes, wheat roll, fruit cup, milk. Friday: Vegetable soup, turkey sandwich with fixings, pineapple... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    December 21, 2016

Wyoming 'Wool' winners

State winners were named at the 2016 Wyoming Make It With Wool (MIWW) Competition held on Dec. 4-5 at the Parkway Plaza Hotel in Casper. First place in the Junior Division went to Ashlynn Johnson of Encampment who modeled a 4-piece ensemble... Full story


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