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 By Joshua Wood    News    June 2, 2021

Fire starts west of Hog Park Reservoir

Update as of June 9, 2021 at 7:30 a.m. The National Forest Service now puts the North Fork Fire at approximately 13 acres. Two hotshot crews, a Type 2 hand crew, three engines, a Type 1 Heavy...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 9, 2021 

Continuing the conversation

As the Saratoga Town Council continues their quest to obtain information and data from the Saratoga Police Department, the governing body received a visit from Sally Patton, Carbon County Prevention...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 9, 2021 

Wyoming selected for reactor demonstration

It appears nuclear energy will be coming to Wyoming in the near future. In a press release from the Office of Governor Mark Gordon, it was announced TerraPower and PacificCorp would be undergoing...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 9, 2021 

County commissioners select official seal

Following a request for entries from county residents to design an official seal for Carbon County, the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) have selected their official seal. Bobbie Herman...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 9, 2021 

Planning for full-time

As construction appears to be ramping up in the area, the Town of Saratoga is once again operating without a planning and zoning officer. The Saratoga Town Council discussed the potential of making...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 2, 2021

Scamming the Valley

The days of the Nigerian prince needing help getting his money out of the country or the long-lost wealthy uncle leaving a sizable inheritance are long gone. As technology has advanced, so have the...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 2, 2021

Hanna Marshal to retire

Following more than a decade of service to the Town of Hanna, Jeff Neimark has announced his retirement from the Hanna Marshal’s Office and from law enforcement. Hired in 2008, Neimark’s 13 years as Hanna law enforcement makes him the longest...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 2, 2021

Ad valorem taxes discussed by commissioners

Newly passed legislation appears to be causing headaches for county treasurers throughout Wyoming before it has even taken effect. Senate File 60, which was introduced and passed during the 2021...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 2, 2021

Food for the summer

Food inequality is an issue that is faced by families throughout the country, whether they live in urban or rural settings. For many children, the only time they are able to get breakfast or lunch is when school is in session. As of yesterday,...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 2, 2021

Espy elected WIR 2nd Vice President

Carbon County Commissioner John Espy was recently elected as the 2nd Vice President of the Western Interstate Region (WIR) according to a press release from the Wyoming County Commissioners...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 26, 2021

Elk Mountain man arrested

A 55-year-old Elk Mountain man was arrested on May 17 by the Hanna Marshal’s Office following an investigation that began in late February. Charges filed against Lyle Gordon Richardson allege he...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 26, 2021

Saratoga Police Department to add officer

At the May 18 meeting of the Saratoga Town Council, Saratoga Police Chief Ken Lehr cited an increase in drug related offenses and violent crime in a request to advertise for a fifth police officer....

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 26, 2021

Saratoga approves $3 million budget

The Saratoga Town Council unanimously passed their budget for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 on 1st reading during their May 18 meeting with Ordinance No. 859. While the governing body is anticipating more...

 
 By Staff Report    News    May 26, 2021

Indoor events no longer limited

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) announced on May 21 the likely final phase for statewide public health orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including the immediate removal of one of the two remaining orders. Statewide public health order...

 
 By Staff Report    News    May 26, 2021

Scenic byways open for season

A sure sign of summer on its way, both scenic byways into the Platte Valley were officially opened last week by the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT).  The first byway to open was Wyoming...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 19, 2021

Making some noise

Less than a year since the failed first reading of an ordinance that would amend Chapter 5.30 of the Saratoga Municipal Code, the discussion of specially permitted events and outdoor music appears to...

 
 By Staff Report    News    May 19, 2021

Camping closure issued

As spring run-off begins and the snow turns to rain, potential hazards from the Mullen Fire are beginning to impact potential early season recreationists. On May 12, the United States Forest Service...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 19, 2021

Searching for housing

As houses seemingly fly off the market and rentals are non-existent in the Platte Valley, the topic of affordable housing appears to be ever more prevalent. During the May 11 meeting of the Saratoga...

 
 By Staff Report    News    May 19, 2021

Gordon ends pandemic programs

On May 11, Governor Mark Gordon announced Wyoming would end its participation in federal supplemental unemployment benefits. The reason for the decision, according to the announcement, was to address workforce shortages being felt throughout the...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    May 19, 2021

Water and grout in Hanna

The Hanna Town Council meeting started early at 6:20 p.m. on May 11 at the Hanna Town Hall to allow the public to discuss the renewal of liquor licenses. There was no input from the anyone seated in t...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    May 19, 2021

Volunteering to outfit volunteers

The Hanna fire department is volunteer, the same as many small towns in Wyoming. Finding people to commit to the time and training needed to be a volunteer isn't easy and, when a town fire department...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 12, 2021

Working towards Tyler Pickett Park

For more than a decade, Tyler Pickett Memorial Park has been a “someday” project for the Town of Saratoga. Despite assurances over the years that the project was nearly shovel ready, it has...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 12, 2021

Know your boundaries

As the 2022 election cycle seems to be heating up early, election precincts and municipal boundaries were a point of discussion during the May 4 meeting of the Board of Carbon County Commissioners....

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 12, 2021

Saratoga treasurer resigns

Nearly two months after appointing a new town clerk, the Town of Saratoga will begin the search for a new town treasurer. The resignation of the current treasurer, Sammy Flohr, was announced by Mayor...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    May 12, 2021

Zoned out in MedBow

Council President Lucinda Schofield called the Medicine Bow Town Council to order on April 12 at the Medicine Bow Community Hall. Those present were Schofield and Councilmembers Cindy Chace, Sharon...

 

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