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 By Joshua Wood    News    February 19, 2020 

Fire on Main Avenue

Shortly before noon on February 12, the Saratoga Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD) responded to reports of a structure fire at 309 W. Main Avenue in Saratoga. The structure affected was in the back of...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    February 19, 2020 

BOCCC approve full-time positions

The Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) will soon be advertising for two full-time positions for Carbon County Fire Warden and Carbon County Emergency Management Coordinator following their...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 19, 2020 

MHCC awarded grant

Memorial Hospital of Carbon has been selected as a recipient for grant funds by the Wyoming Breast Cancer Initiative for 2020. MHCC was awarded $8000 to provide breast cancer screening and diagnostic imaging to women who are uninsured or...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    February 19, 2020 

County adopts snow removal policy

During their rescheduled meeting on February 10, the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) unanimously approved a county snow removal policy presented by Interim Road and Bridge Coordinator Kan...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    February 19, 2020 

Hanna went CodeRED

The Hanna Town Council met at 6 p.m. on February 11 at the Hanna Town Hall. All members of the council and mayor were present. The agenda was approved after it was amended to show that Carbon County...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    February 19, 2020 

Discussing standards

One of the first items discussed during the Airport Board meeting on February 12 was the financial report. In 2019, the airport saw a total of 460 “movements” and $37,150 in landing fees. So far,...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    February 19, 2020 

SCWEMS update

The Riverside Town Council meeting of February 13 was as short as the agenda. An update was provided by Helen Weiland, representative for the South Central Wyoming EMS Joint Powers Board on their new...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    February 19, 2020 

Dredging Encampment

February 13 was a night for short meetings. The Encampment Town Council quickly reviewed and approved most of the items on their agenda. Some of the agenda items that were approved include the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    February 12, 2020

Slippery slope mars weekend

While there were plenty of slips and crashes over the weekend that are expected to be part of Saratoga Skijoring, one team was unfortunately unable to make it due to a slip and crash of their own. On...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    February 12, 2020

How much will it cost?

At the February 4 meeting of the Saratoga Town Council, the governing body discussed two letters of engagement that had been presented from James Childress, an outside accountant the Town of Saratoga...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    February 12, 2020

PVLL gets to play ball

Following the January 4 Saratoga Town Council meeting, it appears that a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Town of Saratoga and Platte Valley Little League (PVLL) may finally be in place a...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    February 12, 2020

A matter of public safety

Following a request for public input on purchasing new security cameras, the Saratoga Town Council directed Saratoga Police Chief Ken Lehr on February 4 to present estimates at the next town council...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 12, 2020

Finding the right fit

Designing and building a hospital just isn’t the same as building a church or a commercial building. There are similarities, of course, but for the North Platte Valley Medical Center, the Platte Valley Healthcare Project (PVHP) board specifically...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 12, 2020

Hunter education class to be offered in Encampment

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will offer a hunter education class in Encampment beginning on March 9. The class will meet in the library at the Encampment School, 514 Rankin Ave., from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, March 9, 11,...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    February 5, 2020

Safe2Tell Wyoming used more in 2019

Safe2Tell Wyoming released its 2019 statewide numbers on February 1 and reported a record number of tips during the calendar year. According to a press release from the school safety tip line, in fact...

 

What a difference a day makes

Twenty-four hours can make all the difference in weather in Carbon County. Depending on where you live, the weather can be very different also. The past two days is a good example of this adage. On...

 

The future is tourism

John Farr has lived in Encampment for several years. Farr is also the Encampment representative for the Carbon County Visitors Council (CCVC) and is pleased with how the board promotes the county to...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 5, 2020

Beating the weather

The new and improved Saratoga Museum Pavilion is now scheduling events, weddings and receptions/parties due in part to a $5,000 grant received from the General Grant Fund from the Wyoming Community Foundation and a $1,000 Bridge Street Bargains...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    January 29, 2020

What's good for the goose

At the January 21 meeting of the Saratoga Town Council, the governing body voted unanimously to begin removing abandoned vehicles currently being stored at the east baseball field behind the Saratoga...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    January 29, 2020

Snow removal policy released

The Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) is seeking public input on a proposed snow removal policy before their first meeting in February. The proposed policy appeared before the BOCCC during... Full story

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    January 29, 2020

Hurdles for Hornbeck

Saratoga resident John Hornbeck appeared before the Saratoga Town Council during the January 21 meeting of the governing body to request a signature on a petition for a zoning amendment. After...

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 29, 2020

Kiwanis donate seats to MHCC

The Saratoga Platte Valley Kiwanis Club recently donated two cars seats to Memorial Hospital of Carbon County (MHCC) for the hospital's Safe Kids Program. The car seats are used for parents that are...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    January 29, 2020

Keeping an eye out

The Saratoga Town Council is requesting public input before purchasing five new security cameras to be used at the Hot Pool and Saratoga Town Hall. At the January 21 meeting of the governing body, Ser...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    January 29, 2020

Gordon to migrate on Saturday

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon will be embarking on a listening tour this weekend in regards to his Migration Corridor Executive Order. The executive order, which was released in December, pertains to...

 

Legislators meet with CCCVC on tourism bill

The Carbon County Visitor Council’s (CCCVC) monthly meeting was held at 10 a.m. on January 22 at the Platte Valley Community Center in Saratoga. The agenda, minutes and financials were quickly...

 

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