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Examining equity in rural, urban healthcare

When it comes to healthcare, a state-of-the-art facility in the center of an urban area doesn’t necessarily mean that there is access to quality healthcare. Conversely, living in a rural area...

 

Questioning the Perkins grant

“I really think this is a huge sink of my time and , considering the amount of money and considering what I was hired for, I do not think this is the most effective use of my time.” During the...

 

Western President Listening Sessions

Western Wyoming Community College’s new President, Dr. Kim Dale, will meet with community members on Tuesday, January 21 from 6-7 p.m. at the Platte Valley Community Center. The Western President Listening Sessions provide the public an...

 

What makes America great?

The Constitution of the United States makes this nation truly great. Created in order to revise the Articles of Confederation, and ratified in 1788, the Constitution has withstood the test of time. As the oldest surviving national constitution, this...

 

What makes America great?

America - Land of the Free Every day my dad rises when the rooster crows, dresses in worn work clothes, and braves all the elements of the weather. He does this work because it is the right thing to do, because it keeps America’s heart beating and...

 

Engineering an Experience

By Mike Armstrong The Hanna Elementary School's robotic team sent 10 students to Casper on Dec. 6 -7 to compete in the Wyoming FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO...

 

Making plans and meeting goals

The Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) Board of Trustees were given a preview of Encampment K-12 School’s new school improvement plan during their Nov. 18 meeting. Held in the music room...

 

Putting Hanna Elementary FIRST

There are 10 Hanna Elementary students going to Casper on Dec. 6-7 to compete in the Wyoming FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO League Robotics Competition. Jason...

 

What Makes America Great?

The great nation we are today depends on three ideas: democracy, rights, and opportunity. Two important documents gave us independence and order. Then, throughout history, many significant people helped maintain the democracy we have today. It is...

 

What Makes America Great?

Greatness is defined as being above average. When I look at America today, I see anything but the standard rule and here’s why. Our military is ranked top of the line safeguarding the liberties at the foundation of our country. We are free to belie...

 

North County Contingencies

The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School can find this time of year tough to get to school due to the weather. Wind and snow can make it treacherous for busses to pick up students and...

 

What Makes America Great?

Editor’s Note: The essays printed in the Saratoga Sun are the first of three from Patriot’s Pen and Voice of Democracy contestants who placed in the top three spots. Look for future essays in subsequent issues of the Sun. By Anthony Campbell...

 

Challenging Hanna

On Oct. 15, Larry Scott came to Hanna to speak of Rachel’s Challenge to Hanna Elementary students in the morning, Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School students in the afternoon and a...

 

Reflecting on the Hot Pools

Editor’s Note: SMHS teacher McCreary reached out to the Saratoga Sun recently about publishing Knotwell’s essay about the Saratoga Hot Pools to contribute to local history. The Sun was happy to afford the space to add to Saratoga’s history. If...

 

From students to leaders

Encampment Junior High and High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Chapters joined more than 400 FCCLA student leaders, members and advisers at the Ramkota Conference Center in Casper, Wyo. on Oct. 16 to participate in...

 

Good sportsmanship

The Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) met at 4 p.m. on Oct. 21 at the Hanna Elementary School. Board members present were chairman Joe Gaspari, vice chairman Paul Clark, treasurer James...

 

Kids learn to create projects

On Friday morning, the students at Hanna Elementary School (HES) started their day creating different projects in a manner that had them learn to estimate cost and the value of cooperation. "Here is...

 

An ounce of prevention

Much of what goes on during the annual Firearm Training hosted by Silver Spur Outfitters centers around firearms. The group that puts on the class, Guninpho.com, has experience in law enforcement, how...

 

A Greenway to North County

Jason Greenway, the new principal for Hanna Elementary, Elk Mountain Elementary and Medicine Bow Elementary, was born and raised in Tucson, Ari. He went to college at Northern Arizona University for...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Education    July 31, 2019

District welcomes donations

Businesses that purchase poultry, lamb, pork or bison during the Carbon County Fair and Rodeo will be able to donate the processed meat to Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2). This...

 

Freddie the Federalist

Freddie Wagner, a Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow High School senior to be, was honored in Medicine Bow at a dinner for her accomplishments in going to American Legion Auxiliary Girls State from...

 
 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....

 

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