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 By Joshua Wood    Opinion    May 15, 2019 

Making time for meetings

A common frustration, expressed from town to town, is the inconvenient scheduling of public meetings. Whether on social media, over lunch or in conversation at the post office, the complaint is... Full story

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 8, 2019

Chickenpox scratches south county

Parents with children attending schools in Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) were notified last week via letters sent home with students about an active case of chickenpox, also known as...

 
 By Keith McLendon    News    May 1, 2019

Where's it going to be?

On Thursday, the Healthcare Sustainability Project Subcommittee (HSPS) held their first meeting at the Grand Encampment Opera House. The goal of the meeting was to include the south Valley in...

 

Elementary schools stay open

The Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD 2) Board of Trustees had a packed house during their April 15 meeting at Hanna, Elk Mountain and Medicine Bow High School. Many in the audience were in...

 

Judith Ann Gervais Riggles

Judith Ann Gervais Riggles passed away on Friday, April 12, 2019 at Memorial Hospital of Carbon County with her husband by her side. She was 78 years old. Judy was born on June 27, 1940 in Sandstone, Minn. to parents Alfred and Treveline (Morin)... Full story

 

April 15 deadline for YCA award

There is still time for graduating seniors from Carbon County School District 2 high schools and home schools to apply for the Valley Service Organization’s (VSO) $500 Youth Citizenship Award (YCA). Carol Beach, YCA chairman for VSO, said the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    March 20, 2019

Snowpocalypse 2019

On the afternoon of March 12, it seemed as if spring was just around the corner. The premonition of famed groundhog Punxsutawney Phil, Seer of Seers, Sage of Sages, Prognosticator of Prognosticators...

 

Mixing education

Students that learn at home have different reasons to do so. It is not necessarily popular with public school administrators that have small school populations to begin with, but in Carbon County...

 

Wolf Pack on the loose

"I talked with Marybeth," former governor Spencer Rulon said. "I hear you might need a lawyer." Joe smiled. "I think I do." C.J. Box, New York Times Bestselling Author of the Joe Pickett series, left...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    March 13, 2019

CCSD2 Schools Closed

*UPDATED 3/13/2019 6:18 p.m. Due to inclement weather conditions, Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) Superintendent Jim Copeland has directed that all CCSD2 schools will remain closed today.... Full story

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    March 6, 2019

Fighting to the final second

A season that started with running clocks for the Encampment Tigers came to an end with an overtime buzzer beater shot on Saturday night in the Casper Events Center. The Tigers, who went through...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    March 6, 2019

CCSD2 asked about land lease

As the number of wind energy companies interested in the area in and around the small town of Medicine Bow, the requests to lease property has continued to increase. During the last meeting of the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    February 27, 2019

Meningitis concern in north county

By Joshua Wood A fourth grade student from Hanna Elementary School (HES) is in recovery following a diagnosis of bacterial meningitis that was reported by Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2)... Full story

 

Contract talks

When the Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) Board of Trustees brought the contract for Linda Butler up for a motion, it was met with an awkward silence. Butler’s contract was the only...

 

$500 award for community spirit

The application period is now open for the $500 Youth Citizenship Award offered by the Valley Service Organization (VSO) to graduating Carbon County School District 2 seniors. Application forms are available from the counselor’s office at each of...

 

Full house in Hanna

The Hanna Town Council met at 6 p.m. on Feb. 12 at the Hanna Town Hall with all council members and mayor in attendance. There was also a public hearing for a special use permit application submitted...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    February 20, 2019

Bacterial meningitis reported in Hanna

*UPDATE* This story has been updated to reflect the closures of all elementary schools in the northern portion of Carbon County School District No. 2. *UPDATE: 11:46 a.m.* Below the original story,... Full story

 

At Soto Court

Legendary is a word that is sometimes overused, but in the case of Dario Soto, Physical Education (P.E.) teacher at Medicine Bow Elementary (MBE) and Elk Mountain Elementary and Hanna, Elk Mountain,...

 

Cohorts bend graduation rates

On Jan. 22, the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) released graduation rates for the 2017/2018 school year. The State of Wyoming’s graduation rate rose from 80.2 percent in 2016/2017 to 81.7...

 

Ringing in memories

On Jan. 21 at 4 p.m. at the Medicine Bow Elementary School (MBE) there was a ceremony presented by students and staff of the school honoring a bell that started ringing students to come to school 93...

 

Not so elementary

The Carbon County School District Education No. 2 Board (Board) met at 2:30 p.m for a workshop and at 4 p.m. on Jan. 21 for a board meeting in Medicine Bow. Before the 4 p.m. board meeting, there was...

 

No free lunch?

Carbon County School District (CCSD) No. 2, at last count, had 607 students enrolled in seven schools. Of those, approximately 247 students, or 41 percent, receive free or reduced lunches at school....

 

Pint-sized piscators

The forecast for Saturday Jan. 12 was one of clear skies and plenty of sunshine. That morning, however, was the exact opposite as a chilling fog had moved into the Valley overnight. Despite the cold a...

 

No place for poor sportsmanship

Our local youths can be at their best when they play sports. They sacrifice their time and sweat to practice. They keep their grades up. They give their heart and soul to their team and the prospect of winning. They learn sportsmanship and teamwork....

 

Grappling with travel

The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) high school wrestling team went to Walden, Colo. to wrestle with three teams and traveled to the Don Runner tournament on Jan. 11-12 in Wind River which...

 

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