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 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 Joshua Wood    News    September 15, 2021 

Transfers and late payments

Financials, as they have been for the past 36 months, were discussed by the Saratoga Town Council during their September 7 meeting. Along with making a substantial transfer from four enterprise funds...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    September 15, 2021 

Town positions filled

The Town of Saratoga has filled two vacant positions and hired a fourth police officer following the September 7 meeting of the Saratoga Town Council. The position of treasurer, which has been open...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    September 15, 2021 

Making housing affordable

"I don't really like the term affordable housing," Jezria Latham, broker and owner of Provident Realty said. "I have been trying to figure out another term because, clearly, what is affordable to...

 

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...

 

Letter to the Editor

Editor, It is frustrating to read your article concerning the Saratoga Town Council’s concern for finding housing for the recruits for the police department. As the Sun pointed out in a June article, the master plan of 2016 listed affordable...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    August 25, 2021

'It's a safety issue'

The Carbon County Council of Governments (CCCOG) held a special meeting on August 18 at the newly renovated Carbon Building - Courthouse Annex. The meeting was a continued discussion from the July 21...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    August 25, 2021

'Compassion for your community'

Like an exposed nerve, the recently unveiled drug issue in Saratoga doesn’t appear to be going away anytime soon. Despite only having three full-time officers, the Saratoga Police Department continu...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    August 25, 2021

Investing economically

Last year, Yvonne Johnson was hired as the executive director of the Carbon County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC). Since then, she has traveled around the county visiting as many municipalit...

 

The Carbon County Way

On Friday evening, the Carbon County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) hosted their event, Black Ties & Boots, at the Platte Valley Community Center in Saratoga. In line with its mission...

 
 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 Micky Jones    News    August 18, 2021

Growth coming to Saratoga

From final to preliminary subdivision plans, tenant storage and nuisance properties the Saratoga Planning Commission does not appear as if it will slow down anytime soon. Mike Lamprecht served as...

 
 By Micky Jones    News    August 18, 2021

Changes coming to Riverside Park

The Riverside Town Council tackled projects for Rick Martin Memorial Park at their August 12 meeting. The discussion began as Makenzie Rakness introduced playground equipment plans, complete with...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    August 18, 2021

Paying their fair share

Though tensions seem to have eased between the Saratoga Town Council and the Saratoga-Carbon County Impact Joint Powers Board (SCCIJPB) compared to where they were over a year ago, the joint powers...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    August 11, 2021

Small town, big city problems

“In the short time I’ve worked here, I’ve had over 25 drug arrests. I don’t know how many shifts that is (but) I average one a night, some nights I average two drug arrests.” Less than two m...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    August 11, 2021

Town sees more turnover

The Town of Saratoga is in search of a full-time recreation director following the resignation of Lisa Burton on August 3. Mayor Creed James read an email from Burton, who was not in attendance,...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    August 4, 2021

Life first, property second

In the past two years, Saratoga has experienced three significant gas events which have required the presence of emergency responders. At the July 20 meeting of the Saratoga Town Council, representati...

 
 By Kaitlyn Campbell    News    July 28, 2021

Recreational vehicle discussion parked

Saratoga may not be getting a new recreational vehicle (RV) park after all.  Jimmy and Jamie Campbell, owners of JaJaCa Properties, have been attempting to build an RV park along Wyoming Highway 130 but have faced several roadblocks along the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    July 28, 2021

Saratoga faces the music

“We’re going to clean up this ordinance, we’re going to make everything abundantly clear as to what the rules are and you guys better follow them from now on. Got it? Agreed?” Apparent frustra...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    July 28, 2021

A game of musical ordinances

Less than a year after an ordinance to amend Saratoga Municipal Code regulating specially permitted events failed on first reading it appears changes may be coming yet again. At the July 20 meeting...

 
 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...

 

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