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 By Joshua Wood    News    January 20, 2021 

What a gas

The, currently, two member Saratoga Planning Commission had a gas during their January 12 meeting as they discussed, among other things, the proposed location for Blakeman Propane’s bulk propane sto...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    January 20, 2021 

Mystery at the lagoon

For the past several months, the wastewater treatment plant north of Saratoga has been dealing with something of a mystery. The enigma was first raised by Director of Public Works Jon Winter during th...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    January 13, 2021

Saratoga finds its Creed

While a run-off election in Georgia was determining who would gain control of the United States Senate on January 5, the Saratoga Town Council was finding their own direction during their first...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    January 13, 2021

Council to interview counsel

While the Town of Saratoga will start the year with someone in the mayor’s seat, the Saratoga Town Council is also moving forward with replacing both their legal counsel and their town clerk. Both t...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    January 6, 2021

New year, new everything

*Update* At the January 5 meeting of the Saratoga Town Council, Creed James was appointed to fill the mayoral vacancy. While many people may be hoping for change in 2021, one of the entities in...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Opinion    January 6, 2021

Looking towards the future

What does the future of Saratoga look like and who will have a hand in shaping that future? This has been a question that has weighed on my mind in recent years, especially as we see continued growth...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    January 6, 2021

Short meeting for visitors council

The Carbon County Visitors Council (CCVC) met by teleconference on December 16 with all representatives present. The agenda and minutes from the November 18 meeting was quickly approved CCVC CEO...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    January 6, 2021

Creed James appointed mayor

After nearly five months without a mayor, the Saratoga Town Council has finally appointed a member of the governing body to fill the vacancy. On January 5, recently elected council member Creed James... Full story

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 30, 2020

How much has it cost?

At the final meeting of 2020 of the Saratoga Town Council, held on December 15, Councilmember Jon Nelson continued to express his frustration and concern with payments to James Childress, the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 30, 2020

Debating engagements

As the governing body of Saratoga faces rapidly approaching deadlines related to the audit of Fiscal Year 2019/2020, the Saratoga Town Council discussed a re-engagement with James Childress of...

 

Celebrating Carbon County

In the age of the internet and social media, branding is everything. Wyoming, as a state, is fairly easy to brand. Attractions such as Old Faithful and the Grand Tetons are internationally recognized...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 23, 2020

No mayor until new year

“It is time to move forward in a positive manner. The Town of Saratoga has had too much conflict.” During the December 15 meeting of the Saratoga Town Council, the governing body was addressed by...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 23, 2020

Saratoga at impasse on upcoming audit

As 2020 comes to a close for the Town of Saratoga, the Saratoga Town Council will be entering the new year without a mayor, town clerk, legal counsel and potentially without an accounting firm to...

 

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 Joshua Wood    News    December 16, 2020

Collecting on delinquent accounts

As various sections of municipal infrastructure age and need to be replaced, the Saratoga-Carbon County Impact Joint Powers Board (SCCIJPB) is looking everywhere for potential revenue sources. One of...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 16, 2020

Planning for two

When the Saratoga Planning Commission meets in January, it will be unclear as to how many members the advisory board will have. While, according to Saratoga Municipal Code, the planning commission...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 16, 2020

Understanding setbacks and permits

During their final meeting of 2020, the Saratoga Planning Commission discussed a variety of topics ranging from the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Town of Saratoga and Carbon County to...

 

Landfill board discusses Childress report

The Upper Platte River Solid Waste Disposal District (UPRSWDD) met on December 2 at the Platte Valley Community Center to discuss ongoing matters involving the landfill. After site reports and discussion of ongoing billing issues, the board met with...

 

Hanna hot tub down the drain

The Hanna Town Council met at 6:30 p.m. on December 8 at the Hanna Town Hall for their regularly scheduled meeting. Council members Jayson Nordquist, Sam Sikes and Mayor Lois Buchanan were present in...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 9, 2020

No criminal charges related to town hard drive

“After the investigation and reading the documentation … it’s the finding of my office that there is no criminal conduct. So, we have declined criminal charges.” It has been more than a year...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 9, 2020

Choice or lack of options?

With only one meeting remaining in 2020, it would appear that the Saratoga Town Council will move into the New Year without someone in the mayor’s seat despite solicited input from council...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 9, 2020

Cox resigns from Town of Saratoga

After nearly 30 years working for the Town of Saratoga, Suzie Cox submitted her letter of resignation to the Saratoga Town Council effective December 31. Cox, who has served as town clerk since 2005...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    November 25, 2020

No quorum, no appointment

Saratoga’s mayoral vacancy is no closer to being filled, despite council members-elect Ben Spaulding and Creed James being given two weeks to meet with sitting members of Saratoga Town Council....

 

Wind taxes eddie back

The Carbon County Council of Governments (CCCOG) met at 6:30 p.m by Zoom on November 18. The municipalities represented were Baggs, Dixon, Elk Mountain, Rawlins, Riverside and Saratoga.  Chairman...

 

Visitors Council meets virtually again

The Carbon County Visitors Council had to change their meeting from Sinclair Town Hall to meet virtually due to concerns of COVID-19. The meeting started at 10:31 on November 18. The agenda and minute...

 

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