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 By Joshua Wood    Lifestyles    July 17, 2019 

Moon landing commemorated

On July 20, 1969, broadcast journalist Walter Cronkite said, "The least of us is improved by the things done by the best of us, because if we are not able to land at least we are able to follow" as...

 

GECG names Barkhursts

Long-time Brush Creek ranch couple, Tim and Margo Barkhurst, has been selected as 2019 Carbon County Pioneers by the Grand Encampment Cowboy Gathering Outfit (GECGO) and will be honored during the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Education    July 3, 2019

Riker retires

Following a 35-year career in special education, 24 years of which were spent in Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2), Deb Riker has retired as the district’s Special Education Administrator....

 
 By Joshua Wood    Education    June 26, 2019

Parting a sweet sorrow

A trio of retiring personnel from Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) bid farewell through tears during the June 17 meeting of the CCSD2 Board of Trustees at the Central Office in Saratoga....

 
 By Joshua Wood    Education    June 26, 2019

Contracts, policies and levys

The Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) Board of Trustees met at the Central Office in Saratoga for their regularly scheduled June 17 meeting where they offered two new contracts, discussed...

 

Craig calls it quits

Carrie Craig is leaving Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) after working for the school system for 40 years. Craig said she started working for the district after she left her job at the Sara...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    Sports    June 26, 2019

Always play to the whistle

The shootout between Wyoming and Nebraska had a recent Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) graduate quarterback as part of the game on June 15 held at Chadron State University in Nebraska....

 

Season start for HART

The Hanna Agricultural Resource Team (HART) met at 5:30 p.m. on June 18 in the community area at the Hanna Market. It was the first time since the group went into hibernation in November 2018....

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    June 19, 2019

SCWEMS, sludge and healthcare

The Encampment Town Council met at 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Encampment Town Hall with two council members absent. Council members Kim Loftice and Gary Stull were present to make a quorum. Mayor Greg...

 

Resignations, contracts and a plaque

At 4 p.m. on May 20 at the Elk Mountain Elementary School, the Carbon County District No. 2 (CCSD2) held their monthly board meeting. The agenda was quickly approved. CCSD2 Superintendent Dr. James...

 

'Short' term memories

Jamie Short has been teaching science and math at Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow High School for five years. She is leaving after half a decade to be closer to her family in Worland where she grew...

 

Learning and lunch

Vicki Scott has made up meals and served them up for Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) students for 39 years. "I began in Medicine Bow, the year my oldest son, Zack started kindergarten,"...

 

Teacher, wife, mother ... rancher

The first teaching job that Chelsea DeWitt got out of college was at Medicine Bow Elementary School (MBES). "This was the best first teaching job I could have ever hoped for," DeWitt said. "I came...

 

Three school principal moves on

Traci Schneider came to the position of principal for the three northern Carbon County elementary schools this year planning to stay for many years. Unfortunately, although she had a job she loved,...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    May 29, 2019

Special athletes enjoy summer games

On the weekend of May 9, Laramie played host to the 2019 Summer Games for Special Olympics of Wyoming. Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) sent five students to compete and, for the first...

 

Super duper Cooper

"When Shelly finished her contract at Sinclair, the principal said she was the only teacher there that had never been any complaints," Jeanette Fischer, Medicine Bow resident and former teacher in...

 

Glasser leaves on a 'high note'

Pam Glasser is known to many inhabitants in Carbon County as a music teacher. To fellow musicians and concert goers in Wyoming, Houston and Israel, Glasser is acknowledged as an accomplished French...

 

Athletes and weather

An old adage about Wyoming states: "If you don't like the weather, wait five minutes, it will change." Nowhere is this more apparent than at the State Track and Field Championship in Casper. Those...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Education    May 22, 2019

No Mo, no mo'

Nobody who has ever had Cheryl Munroe as a teacher calls her "Mrs. Munroe." Those who work with her don't call her "Cheryl." To students and staff alike, she has always been just "Mo." For 36 years, M... Full story

 

Mr. Soto's Field Day

It is that time of year for the annual Mr. Soto Elk Mountain Elementary (EMES) and Medicine Bow Elementary School (MBES) Field Day. On Friday, after the "Big Boy" train stopped at Medicine Bow for...

 
 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

 

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