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 By Micky Jones    Lifestyles    May 19, 2022 

Lemons? Make lemonade cookies

The weather is warming up and so are the outside activities. Tee ball, lemonade stands and sprinklers are all breaking out in recent weeks. In between the Wyoming spring that is. One favorite spring...

 
 By Micky Jones    Lifestyles    May 12, 2022

'Snow' more mold

Nothing says spring like a moldy yard.  As the snowy months depart, one common problem among lawn owners is lawn fungus. One type of lawn fungus that might prey on your lawn is the snow mold. Snow...

 

HART holds grand opening of new gardens

The Hanna Agricultural Resource Team (HART) had their first meeting to start the new growing season on April 26 at Rosie's Posies in the Hanna Shopping Center. There were over a dozen members in...

 

Keeping their memory alive

The Miners Monument in Hanna, which is dedicated to the miners who lost their lives over a 100 years ago is getting attention from some people who feel this monument has been somewhat forgotten due...

 

Mom look what the Easter bunny left me!

ke Kelly, Medicine Bow resident studies his new found treasure at the Medicine Bow Easter Egg hunt held at the town park on Saturday morning. See more Easter on Pages 6-7...

 

Easter egg hunt North

Easter egg hunt North...

 

Tuesday Talks are back

The recent pandemic changed many things in the world. One of those changes being how folks simply talk to one another. From varying restrictions, lockdowns and through the introduction of Zoom...

 

HART excited about fences

The first meeting of the year for the Hanna Agriculture Resource Team (HART) was at 5 p.m. on March 22 at the Home Town Market. "It was a very productive meeting and we are excited not only for...

 

An air of optimism for tourism

The 2022 Governor's Tourism and Hospitality Conference was held from February 28 through March 1 at Little America in Cheyenne. The annual conference has been virtual for the past two years and both...

 

Wood and stone

The Platte Valley Arts Council (PVAC) is pleased to present “Two’s the Limit,” a sculpture selected for the public art displays to be revealed in the valley this fall. This work includes a 20-by-15-by-11-inch sculpture of trout leaping into...

 

Local artist John Perue creating public art display for Platte Valley Arts Council

Staff Report Pairing art and repurposed materials is not foreign to Rawlins–born artist John Perue. The Platte Valley Arts Council (PVAC) chose the Saratoga resident to create one of seven new public art displays. Despite no formal art training,...

 

Hoof it to the basket!

Saratoga is no stranger to sports involving four-legged mammals, considering the popular rise of Skijoring over the past few years and the popularity of chariot racing the decades before. On March...

 

Do the things you enjoy

Long-time Saratoga resident Don Herold, who marked his 90th birthday on March 16, was at his shop bright and early on Friday morning, taking care of some bookkeeping. He established Herold's Iron...

 

Funding the arts

The Platte Valley Arts Council (PVAC) recently received two grants from two organizations which will go towards the installation of public art in the Valley. One of those grants comes from another Valley organization, Bridge Street Bargains. The...

 

'You put your emotions on paper'

The French impressionist artist Edgar Degas once said "Art is not what you see, but what you make others see." On the afternoon of March 12, the Saratoga Museum held their first "Local Artists on Disp...

 

Putting in thirty thousand hours

Hanna Fire Chief Mark Kostovny gave a report to Hanna Town Council on March 8. "I just thought it would be good for you to know who is helping us and what it takes to be a volunteer firefighter," Kost...

 

Soups up!

While spring may be just around the corner, the cooler weather has been making itself known in the Valley in recent weeks. There’s nothing better to fight the cold touch of Old Man Winter than soup. For the next four weeks, the Saratoga...

 

Two times Fore

Over 100 people took to the frozen Saratoga Lake over the weekend and while there weren't any fish caught, there may have been a few birdies. The 2nd Annual Frozen Fore was, by all accounts, a...

 

A call for help

Adrenaline was pulsing through the veins of horses and skiers this weekend as the Saratoga Lions Club hosted the sixth annual Saratoga Skijoring Races at Buck Springs Arena this weekend. Eighty-seven teams were entered into the race for each day....

 

Protecting the public

Just as 2021 came to a close, the town of Medicine Bow received news their Public Works Director, Charlie George was retiring after 16 years of service with the town. It was the first time a town...

 

A Starr turns 90

On January 31, Merle (Ward) Starr will celebrate her 90th birthday. Though she may not have the deep roots other families in the Valley claim, Merle has been a lifelong Saratoga resident having been b...

 

Soto: The Institution

Class, integrity and character. These are words not often found in this day and age when describing individuals, but there is a man known by just about anyone who has met him to have these...

 

A familiar face at Saratoga Museum

Carbon County is blessed with seven museums. They range in size and what they offer to the public. All of them share the goal of archiving and saving the culture of the area around them for future...

 

Moving minds

Staff Report Saratoga Elementary School (SES) kicked off their 2nd Annual Health Moves Minds initiative on February 1 with the goal of raising money for a local charity. Last year, SES began working with the National Health and Physical Education...

 

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