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 By Joshua Wood    News    June 30, 2022 

Ready for Rainbows

by Joshua Wood As the 50th annual gathering of the Rainbow Family of Living Light (Rainbow Family) approaches its apex this weekend, entities in both Colorado and Wyoming are preparing for a...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 23, 2022

Rainbows landing in Routt County

by Joshua Wood The Rainbow Family of Living Light (Rainbow Family) has settled on a location for its 50th anniversary gathering this summer, bringing the event to the doorstep of Wyoming and Carbon...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 16, 2022

Abels' contract renewed

Dr. Duane Abels will continue to serve as the Carbon County Health Officer following a unanimous vote from the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) on June 7. The renewal of Abels’ contract...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 16, 2022

Commissioners trademark seal

The now recognizable Carbon County seal-created by artist Bobbie Herman-will soon be trademarked by the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) for use on paper and stationary. While there was...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Politics    June 2, 2022

Filing period officially closed

The date of the 2022 Primary Election continues to draw closer. With the filing period closing at 5 p.m. on May 27, some candidates will have a tough race ahead of them. Other seats, however, will...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 19, 2022

A difficult decision

Earlier this month, Memorial Hospital of Carbon County (MHCC) announced they would be terminating labor and delivery services. The decision, according to MHCC CEO Ken Harman, was not one arrived at...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 19, 2022

Crowding the skies

As wind energy projects continue to blow into northern Carbon County, various entities have sought to determine the impacts it has or will have on wildlife.  In 2021, the Board of Carbon County...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 12, 2022

Rainbows at the border?

The first gathering of the Rainbow Family of Living Light (Rainbow Family) took place in July 1972 at Strawberry Lake, Colorado. Now, 50 years later, the counterculture movement may be returning to...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 12, 2022

Commissioners set salaries

The salaries for county officials have been set by the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC). The commissioners approved Resolution 2022-16 during their May 3 meeting. The resolution sets...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 21, 2022

To take or not

As the State of Wyoming moves forward with the process of monthly mineral ad valorem tax collection, counties affected by the process are now eligible for loans impacted by delayed payments for...

 
 By Micky Jones    News    April 21, 2022

Helping Victims

By Micky Jones The Riverside town council had a filled agenda for the spring meeting April 14th. In attendance were Mayor Leroy Stephenson, council members Ed Golden and Fred Lorenz. Stephenson told...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 21, 2022

Sand Creek Bridge to be repaired

By Joshua Wood Of the four bridges maintained by Carbon County which were proposed by the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) for repair or replacement using funds from the Bipartisan...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 7, 2022

Hydrogen project recommended for approval

Nicholas Bair, CEO of Clean Energy Holdings and Bair Energy, spent this past weekend speaking with many residents of northern Carbon County.Friday, Bair went to Hanna where he met with Mayor Lois Buch...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 7, 2022

Public health short nurses

Outdated state salaries and higher paying alternatives appear to have all but depleted the amount of staff at Carbon County Public Health. Amanda Brown, Carbon County Public Health nurse manager,...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    March 31, 2022

Building bipartisan bridges

The Saratoga Town Council will be practicing bipartisanship and building bridges in the very literal sense. During the March 15 meeting of the governing body, Mayor Creed James read correspondence...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    March 31, 2022

Racing to Rawlins

Place your bets! More than a year after granting approval to Wyoming Downs, LLC (Wyoming Downs), the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) have granted approval to yet another horse racing...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    March 17, 2022

Closed for the season

For the past few years, the expenditure of county resources to rescue visiting motorists stranded on seasonally closed county roads has frustrated the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) and...

 

Welcome to Thursday

If you received your newspaper on a Thursday, there’s no need to worry. The mail wasn’t late this week. Instead, this week marks the Saratoga Sun’s return to Thursday publication. We have switched to a new printer, one in eastern Wyoming, in... Full story

 

Duct tape and bailing wire

Carbon County commissioners discussed how communication among the county’s first responders could be improved but are still trying to figure out how to pay for a proposed $1.4 million communications upgrade. The equipment currently used by county...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    January 26, 2022

For the republic

The Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) have officially declared Carbon County a “Constitutional Republic County”. The declaration came via a resolution passed on January 18 which had...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    January 12, 2022

Endemic vs. Pandemic

Omicron has officially been detected in Carbon County.  The Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) were updated on the detection of the most recent, and highly contagious, variant of the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    January 12, 2022

Paying for politics

As the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Corporations Committee continues to discuss and debate their current redistricting efforts, the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) are concerned the...

 

Ready to balance the books

Lindsey West may be the newest face leading the Carbon County Treasurer's Office, but she isn't new to county government. West was appointed to the position of Carbon County Treasurer by the Board of...

 

Director checks out

For more than five years, Jacob Mickelsen led the Carbon County Library System as director. He starts the New Year with a new position, departing his home state of Wyoming for Loveland, Colorado. The...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 29, 2021

Commissioners to remain with Sun

The Saratoga Sun will, again, remain the official publication of the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) following their December 21 meeting.  The commissioners voted unanimously to remain...

 

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