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Russell "Russ" Allen Crow

Russell "Russ" Allen Crow, 61, passed away Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 at Sage View Care Center in Rock Springs, Wyoming following a lengthy illness. He was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming and former...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 25, 2019

Correcting course

“A year ago, I knew we wouldn’t always agree, but I never thought so much of what happens here would happen on the other side of the wall behind us, outside council meetings and too often without...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 25, 2019

Working through an understanding

While it appeared that the Town of Saratoga and Platte Valley Little League (PVLL) had come to an agreement during the Nov. 19 Saratoga Town Council meeting, comments made by Councilmember Steve...

 

Sewers, Streets and Cops

The last meeting in 2019 had all council members attending along with mayor Greg Salisbury and town clerk/treasurer Doreen Harvey. The council quickly approved the agenda and minutes from the Nov. 14...

 

'Twas the Night Before Yule

Author’s Note: I have always been a fan of theology and mythology, as well as the various influences of what we now know as Christmas. Odin, for example, is just one of three influences for Santa Cl... Full story

 

Panthers, Miners do well

Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School hosted three teams at the HEM Quad Tournament. Saratoga, Laramie and North Park, Colo. brought together teams to get experience on the mats as the s...

 

HEM takes out Wheatland

Lady Miners The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) girls basketball team went to Wheatland on Dec. 17 to face the host school’s sophomore team. It wasn’t easy for the Lady Miners, but they...

 

Saratoga speakers and debaters do well

Before heading into the holiday break, three members of the four member Saratoga Speech and Debate team traveled to Cheyenne to compete in the Cheyenne East Holiday Classic. “With over 750 entries...

 

Panthers pounce on preseason

The Saratoga Panthers appear to be on a roll as they added another three wins to their record during the Wrangler Invite in Shoshoni over the weekend. While still in the preseason, it would seem that...

 

Lady Panthers get some wins

The Saratoga Lady Panthers were able to go into the holiday break with a 2-1 weekend as they attended the Wrangler Invite in Shoshoni. The first game for the girls was against the 2A Rocky Mountain...

 

Tigers take three more

The Encampment Tigers were able to go into the holiday break with three more wins after attending the Dogger Invite in Lingle-Ft. Laramie over the weekend. While leads were similar to what was seen...

 

Lady Tigers dealt loss over weekend

The Encampment Lady Tigers are still finding their feet as they begin the 2019/2020 season. Last weekend, the Encampment girls went 3-1 with their sole loss being to the Hayden, Colo. Lady Tigers....

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 25, 2019

North Platte Valley Medical Center chosen as name for new hospital

The North Platte Valley Medical Center has been chosen as the name for a new Critical Access Hospital (CAH) to be built in Saratoga, the Platte Valley Healthcare Project (PVHP) recently announced. A site has been selected and purchased on Highway 130...

 

New Ambulance Benefits Entire County

The newest addition to the Memorial Hospital of Carbon County (MHCC) ambulance fleet was received Dec. 12. Members from the Memorial Hospital of Carbon County Foundation Board and Board of Trustees...

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 25, 2019

Extraordinary nurses recognized

Nurses at Memorial Hospital of Carbon County now have the opportunity to be recognized and honored through The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation's...

 

What makes America great?

The Constitution of the United States makes this nation truly great. Created in order to revise the Articles of Confederation, and ratified in 1788, the Constitution has withstood the test of time. As the oldest surviving national constitution, this...

 

What makes America great?

America - Land of the Free Every day my dad rises when the rooster crows, dresses in worn work clothes, and braves all the elements of the weather. He does this work because it is the right thing to do, because it keeps America’s heart beating and...

 

Rec. center closes for Christmas

Old Man winter played Grinch to the Hanna Recreation Center on night of Dec. 16. The heat went out and Carbon County cold caused pipes to burst in the kitchen area and ceiling area near the front...

 

Going to the dogs

The Riverside Town Council met at 6 p.m. on Dec. 12 at the Riverside Town Hall. The agenda and minutes from the regularly scheduled meeting on Nov. 14 was approved in a timely manner. Town...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 25, 2019

Tap tabled by Town

During the Dec. 17 meeting of the Saratoga Town Council, the council unanimously voted to table a water tap application submitted by Saratoga resident Randy Stevens. As was reported previously (see...

 

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