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 By Joshua Wood    News    September 22, 2021 

Commissioners approve PUD

On September 14, the decades-old saga of Green Mountain took a significant step forward as the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) unanimously approved the Planned Use Development (PUD) for G...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    September 22, 2021 

Census data questioned

Meeting on September 15 at Elk Mountain Town Hall, the Carbon County Council of Governments (CCCOG) covered two major topics; the proposed fire district and recently released data from the United Stat...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    September 15, 2021

Going overboard?

Now that the proverbial cat is out of the bag in regards to the presence of certtain drugs within Saratoga, it appears some community members are concerned about the Saratoga Police Department “goin...

 
 By Micky Jones    News    September 15, 2021

TNT Forest Products retains mill lease

Encampment Town Council was in session September 9 and first on the agenda was Brush Creek Ranch and their planned unit development (PUD) on Green Mountain. The community and council hope to make it...

 

Hay, listen up!

The Platte Valley Arts Council is sponsoring the 5th annual Hay Bale Sculpture Contest. All local ranches, businesses or families are invited to show off some good ole’ fashioned ranch ingenuity that could give their outfit creative bragging...

 

A2D relaunched

The Carbon County Visitors Council (CCVC) met on August 18 at the Cowboy Inn in Baggs. Newly elected Chairperson Danny Burau called the meeting to order. The agenda was quickly approved and the...

 

Reality check

It is often easy to forget how insulated our communities are in the Platte Valley until something happens which seems to shatter that peacefulness to which we’ve been so accustomed. I am reminded...

 
 By Micky Jones    News    August 18, 2021

Tale of two leases

by Micky Jones Passions ran high at the Encampment Town Council meeting on August 12 as the governing body heard two proposals regarding a lease for the Encampment Mill. First on the agenda at the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    August 18, 2021

Oh water night

The old Wyoming adage “Whiskey is for drinking, water is for fighting” seemed especially true during the August 12 meeting of the Encampment Town Council. Both the Encampment Town Council and...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    July 28, 2021

More expensive, more stringent

Carbon County Fire Chief John Rutherford gave a presentation to the Carbon County Council of Governments (CCCOG) on July 21 at the Valley Community Center in Baggs on the need for a fire district in...

 
 By Kaitlyn Campbell    News    July 28, 2021

Encampment mill to run again?

While discussion of the Green Mountain zone change dominated the conversation at the July 8 Encampment Town Council meeting, it didn’t completely hog the spotlight.  During the meeting, Saratoga resident Lela Konecny spoke to the council...

 
 By Kaitlyn Campbell    News    July 21, 2021

Public hearing to special meeting

The July 12 public hearing for the Green Mountain ski area zone change was packed full of citizens voicing their concerns for the development.  Representatives from Brush Creek Ranch presented their case to the Carbon County Planning Commission for...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    July 7, 2021

On top of Green Mountain

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of articles on the Green Mountain ski area. On July 12, representatives from Brush Creek Ranch will appear before the Carbon County Planning Commission...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 30, 2021

Developments on Green Mountain

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series on the Green Mountain ski area. When Brush Creek Ranch purchased the Green Mountain Ski Area in June 2019, many residents in Encampment and Riverside...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 28, 2021

Audits and grant applications

With budget sessions beginning this week for the Saratoga Town Council, the search continues for an accounting firm to audit Fiscal Year 2019/2020.  At the April 20 meeting of the governing body,...

 

Keel leads local church

"I definitely feel that I'm supposed to be here doing this right now. It doesn't mean that I'm the best person or the most qualified, it just means that for some reason I was supposed to do this and I...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    March 24, 2021

Visitor's council makes changes

The Carbon County Visitors Council (CCVC) met in Rawlins on March 10 at the Best Western Hotel for their regularly scheduled meeting. All board members were present in person except the Baggs and Hann...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    March 17, 2021

Rendezvous will return

The Encampment Town Council meeting of March 11, 2021 began with Josh Saier of the Sierra Madre Muzzle Loaders Club requesting permission to use the Grand Encampment Museum grounds for the annual...

 

Champion tourism

The importance of tourism to Carbon County is everywhere if one knows where to look. The iconic hotels and good restaurants are not the only places that serve visitors. Gas stations, retail...

 

Public notices must remain accessible

When the Wyoming Legislature reconvenes in March, the perennial battle to keep public notices in Wyoming newspapers will return as well.  On February 4, the Senate Corporation Committee voted 4-1 to advance to the Wyoming Senate legislation that... Full story

 
 By Dana Davis    News    February 17, 2021

A grand time coming

The Encampment Town Council meeting on February 11, 2021 began with public guest John Farr who requested permission to use the park and the area behind the Grand Encampment Museum for the Colorado...

 
 By Mike Armstong    News    January 27, 2021

Rawlins adds representative

It has been several months since the Carbon County Visitors Council (CCVC) has met in person but, on January 20, the board met at Firewater Public House in Saratoga. In addition to the board members meeting face-to-face, the city of Rawlins sent...

 

Three rotations of the Sun

Albert Einstein once said “Time is an illusion” and I don’t think those words have ever been truer than in 2020.  With only one week left in the year, I’m still having trouble wrapping my... Full story

 
 By Dana Davis    News    December 23, 2020

No winter carnival in Encampment

The bulk of the Encampment Town Council meeting on December 10, 2020 was once again centered around the discussion of Union Wireless upgrading their tower is located in the town of Encampment, one...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    November 18, 2020

Encampment opposes new tower

Encampment Mayor Greg Salisbury was not present for the town council meeting on November 12,. Councilmember Gary Stull acted as mayor pro-tem. After the minutes and financials were reviewed and...

 

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