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 By Joshua Wood    News    September 11, 2019 

Financial inquiries

“I don’t have any more questions, but I can’t approve these bills.”  Following nearly 30 minutes of discussion, Councilmember Jon Nelson provided the lone dissenting vote when it came to...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    September 11, 2019 

Colman bows out

Mayor Kevin Colman resigned at the Medicine Bow Town Council meeeting on Monday at the Medicine Community Hall. Colman is moving to Montana at the end of the month. Colman came to office 10 years ago...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    September 11, 2019 

Budgeting for zoning

After nearly six months without a permanent zoning officer, the Town of Saratoga may finally be approaching the end of their search following discussion of a budget amendment during the Sept. 3...

 
 By Staff Report    News    September 11, 2019 

A matter of BRAND-ing

Memorial Hospital of Carbon County (MHCC) recently announced their partnership with the University of Wyoming (UW) to offer distance learning for students pursuing a nursing degree. For the 2019-2020 program year, MHCC has been selected as a...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    September 4, 2019

Blooms at the lake

On the afternoon of Aug. 28, the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) issued a recreational warning for four lakes in southern Wyoming, including Saratoga Lake, due to hazardous...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    September 4, 2019

A night at OBC

Members of the Old Baldy Club (OBC) were treated to an interesting sight on the evening of Aug. 28 as a number of golf carts, driven by the Saratoga Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD), made their way th...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    September 4, 2019

A chance at We-Covery

With programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Narcotics Anonymous (NA) and Al-Anon, it may be assumed that those who struggled with recovery from addiction have a number of resources at their...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    August 28, 2019

A healthy debate

As the discussion around healthcare continues, the members of the Saratoga Town Council appear to be divided as to the best coourse of action to take for the following topics: • Saratoga’s role...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    August 28, 2019

Meeting in the Valley

The Carbon County Commissioners met at 2 p.m. on Aug. 20 at the Platte Valley Community Center. All the commissioners were in attendance. The agenda, minutes from the regularly scheduled meeting on...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    August 28, 2019

Discussing finances

While one of the most discussed topics in recent meetings of the Saratoga Town Council has been healthcare, finances have become a close second as concerns have been raised about the most recent...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    August 21, 2019

PVHP presents projections

Six months since the Platte Valley Healthcare Project (PVHP) first introduced the Valley to accounting firm BKD, partners Joe Watt and Eric Lopata returned to present projected feasibility numbers...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    August 21, 2019

York takes flight

The Saratoga Airport Advisory Board held their last monthly meeting on Aug. 14 as they make the transition from meeting monthly to meeting quarterly. Along with making that decision, the advisory...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    August 21, 2019

Planning for zoning

The long search for a zoning officer may finally be coming to an end for the Town of Saratoga. During the Aug. 13 meeting of the Saratoga Planning Commission, two prospective candidates were in the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    August 21, 2019

Laying it all out

While discussion of projected numbers took up the majority of the public meeting with the Platte Valley Healthcare Project (PVHP) committee on Aug. 14, the group also presented conceptual drawings...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    August 21, 2019

Water, fowl at Hanna Town Council

The Hanna Town Council met at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at the Hanna Town Hall with three council members in attendance. Council member Traci Fowler was absent. Mayor Lois Buchanan was present. Before the...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    August 21, 2019

Coming to an understanding

There are new wind projects being slated to come to northern Carbon County that will have impact on several municipalities. The Lucky Star Wind Energy Project (Lucky Star) will be operating on 78,292...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    August 14, 2019

Sunday closure stays

The Upper Platte River Solid Waste Disposal District (UPRSWDD) addressed their pursuit of consolidated billing during their Aug. 7 meeting in Saratoga as they listened to a proposal from Alysson...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    August 14, 2019

Judging sludge, protecting water

The Encampment Town Council met at 7 p.m. on Thursday with all council members present with the exception of Bill Craig. Mayor Greg Salisbury and Doreen Harvey Town Clerk/Treasurer were also in attend...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    August 14, 2019

WY-not 230?

The Riverside Town Council met at 6 p.m. on Thursday at the Riverside Town Hall where all current council members were in attendance. Mayor Leroy Stephenson and Town Clerk/Treasurer Jan Cook were...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    August 14, 2019

Quist returns

Nearly four months since first appearing before the Saratoga Town Council, Bob Quist, interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Memorial Hospital of Carbon County (MHCC), returned for the Aug. 6...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    August 7, 2019

CCCOG hosts WYDOT

The Carbon County Council of Governments (CCCOG) met at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Valley Community Center in Baggs. As might be expected, there was strong representation from the towns of Baggs...

 
 By Keith McLendon    News    July 31, 2019

Angus turns 100

Though the current location of American Legion Post 54 “just across the bridge” has been a fixture since 1991, the Post itself has held a location in Saratoga for 98 years and it turns 100 this...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 31, 2019

Saratoga Sun Editor Gone

At approximately 2 a.m. on July 28, officers from the Saratoga Police Department responded to a call of a possible attempted suicide at 204 West Main. Upon arriving, the officers located Saratoga...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    July 31, 2019

MHCC announces clinic

On July 26, Memorial Hospital of Carbon County (MHCC) announced in a press release that the MHCC Board of Trustees had unanimously approved a decision to “begin the process of acquiring or...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    July 31, 2019

Minutes, notary and trash

The Medicine Bow Town Council met at 7 p.m. on July 8 at the Medicine Bow Community Hall with President of the Council Karla Denzen presiding due to Mayor Kevin Colman being absent. Council member...

 

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