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 By Joshua Wood    News    May 19, 2022 

Special event ordinance passes

As requested by Mayor Creed James, residents with concerns about Ordinance No. 862—which amends portions of Chapter 5.30 of Saratoga Municipal Code—brought them to the May 17 meeting of the Sarato...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 12, 2022

Discussing changes

“You can read it three times, but if nothing changes after you read it three times what is the point of reading it three times?” A question from McCall Burau, one of the newest members of the...

 

'Trees are cool'

National Arbor Day is always celebrated on the last Friday in April, but many states observe Arbor Day on different dates throughout the year based on best tree planting times in their area.  Carbon...

 

HART holds grand opening of new gardens

The Hanna Agricultural Resource Team (HART) had their first meeting to start the new growing season on April 26 at Rosie's Posies in the Hanna Shopping Center. There were over a dozen members in...

 

Saratoga Panthers happily roar at home meet

The Burt Willford Memorial Track Invitational had all of Carbon County School District No. 2 high school varsity teams in attendance. The Panthers came in 1st place 11 times between the boys and girls... Full story

 

VSO scholarship open

The Valley Service Organization (VSO) has, once again, opened up the Youth Citizenship Award for graduating seniors from Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2). This scholarship awards $500 each year to a senior selected by the VSO Award...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Education    April 7, 2022

Give me a P!

The April meeting of the Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) Board of Trustees may get a dose of cheer. During the March 21 meeting of the Board of Trustees, CCSD2 Superintendent Jim Copeland...

 

From Rawlins to Saratoga

In February, Darren Jennings, principal at Saratoga Elementary School, was offered a contract as district superintendent for Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2). Jennings accepted, which left...

 

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

 

Gershom Richard 'Dick' Barkhurst

Gershom Richard "Dick" Barkhurst , 93, passed on to his heavenly home and to reunite with the love of his life, Marion, on the most appropriate day, February 14, 2022. Born September 8, 1928 to... Full story

 
 By Joshua Wood    Opinion    March 9, 2022

The only constant is change

To say the photo used for my column in the Saratoga Sun is outdated would be a bit of an understatement. In October 2021, I made the decision to finally commit to my balding and began shaving my...

 

Focus on the kids

Darrin Jennings was happy to talk about his new position as superintendent of Carbon County School District No. 2, but he said he didn’t have long for an interview because he needed to drive a busload of kids home. “I help out wherever I can,...

 

Hanna talks Old Town

Prior to their rescheduled February 15 meeting, the Hanna Town Council meeting held a special meeting for the presentation of the preliminary design of the Hanna Old Town Water System Rehab Phase 2 Pr...

 

Super spellers

The Saratoga School Spelling Bee was held on January 21 at the Platte Valley Community Center with 57 students in grades 2-7 participating. Fifth grader Cooper Smith was declared the champion by...

 

Jennings interviewed

On Tuesday, February 15, a Community Forum was held for superintendent of schools candidate Darrin Jennings at the Platte Valley Community Center (PVCC) in Saratoga. Doctor Jim Copeland, the current superintendent for Carbon Country School District...

 

Manning the district

Carbon County School District No 2 (CCSD2) Superintendent candidate Noel Manning came to the Hanna Recreation Center to take questions from community members of the north part of Carbon County even...

 

Patricia Wilson Bensen

Patricia (Pat) Wilson Bensen passed away on Friday, January 28, 2022 in Reno, Nevada. She was born on August 8, 1938 in Saratoga, Wyoming to Roy E. and Mildred Woody Wilson. Pat spent the majority of... Full story

 

The world needs more Mr. Sotos

In another life, much younger, I was a kindergarten English teacher in Taichung, Taiwan. It was an early job when I first arrived fresh from Hawaii. It laid the ground for me teaching English at...

 

Soto: The Institution

Class, integrity and character. These are words not often found in this day and age when describing individuals, but there is a man known by just about anyone who has met him to have these...

 

Moving on up

The Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) Board of Trustees met for their final meeting of 2021 on December 20. Early in the meeting, Superintendent Jim Copeland shared a Good Sportsmanship...

 

The inspiration of the arts

I find it funny how I have to go to kids’ concerts to remind myself how important the arts are to school programs, and to me. I was a lucky kid growing up around Washington D.C. because both sets... Full story

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 15, 2021

CCSD2 Superintendent warns of TikTok Trend

Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) advised parents today of a post shared widely on the social media platform TikTok. The post, which appears to be part of a national TikTok trend, refers to... Full story

 

Searching for the right fit

Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) continues to prepare for the retirement of current Superintendent Jim Copeland. Copeland’s final day will be June 30, 2022—the end of the current...

 

Funding granted for Tiger Football

The outcome may not have been what many fans of the Encampment Tigers were hoping for on November 12 as Encampment fell 65-24 to the Little Snake River Valley (LSRV) Rattlers in War Memorial Stadium....

 

Tigers bound for War Memorial Stadium

Just three years into their six-man program, the Encampment Tigers have obtained their Golden Ticket to the University of Wyoming's War Memorial Stadium on November 12.For some of the players, who...

 

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