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 By Joshua Wood    News    June 30, 2022 

Ready for occupancy?

As real estate inventory continues to be scarce in Saratoga, the push to add housing has many contractors working on projects throughout the area. Through that process, however, one construction compa...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 30, 2022 

Ready for Rainbows

by Joshua Wood As the 50th annual gathering of the Rainbow Family of Living Light (Rainbow Family) approaches its apex this weekend, entities in both Colorado and Wyoming are preparing for a...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 30, 2022 

The Art of Waugh

Staff Report Saratoga native Jamie Waugh was announced by the Platte Valley Arts Council (PVAC) as one of six artists selected to create a piece of art as part of the nonprofit's public art display...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 30, 2022 

Laramie woman arrested

A 28-year-old Laramie, Wyoming woman is facing two felony charges and two counts of child endangerment as the result of an investigation following an incident in May near Miracle Mile. According to a press release from the Carbon County Sheriff’s O...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    June 30, 2022 

Moving in a new direction

The Carbon County Museum is looking for a new director. Steven Dinero recently left the position and David Throngmorton is serving as the interim director. Ken Klouda, chairman of the Carbon County...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 23, 2022

Rainbows landing in Routt County

by Joshua Wood The Rainbow Family of Living Light (Rainbow Family) has settled on a location for its 50th anniversary gathering this summer, bringing the event to the doorstep of Wyoming and Carbon...

 
 By Mike Armstong    News    June 23, 2022

Churches Honored

by Mike Armstrong The Medicine Bow Town Council met at 7 p.m. on June 13 at the Medicine Bow Community Town Hall. Mayor Sharon Biamon was present as were council members Lucy Schofield, Sharon Kahl and Cindy Chace. Council member Dawndee Yocom was...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    June 23, 2022

Stop and Go coming to Hanna

The Hanna Town Council met at 6:30 p.m.on June 14 at the Hanna Town Hall. Mayor Lois Buchanan and council members Tracy Fowler, Sammy Sides and Jayson Nordquist were in attendance. Council member Bill...

 
 By Ezra Boileau    News    June 23, 2022

The Continuity of The Country Store

by Ezra Boileau Kathleen Martin, owner, and manager of the County Store has decided to step back from her role. Martin, who celebrated her 35th year at the store on June 1, has decided to pass the...

 
 By Ezra Boileau    News    June 16, 2022

What's next for Saratoga Lake?

From this fall to next spring, anglers will find Saratoga Lake devoid of any fish due to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s (WGFD) decision to use Rotenone to eradicate illegally introduced yell...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 16, 2022

Abels' contract renewed

Dr. Duane Abels will continue to serve as the Carbon County Health Officer following a unanimous vote from the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) on June 7. The renewal of Abels’ contract...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    June 16, 2022

Bakken Visits Encampment

The Encampment Town Council met at 7 p.m. on  June 9 at the Encampment Town Hall. Mayor Greg Salisbury was in attendance as were council members, Shannon Fagan Craig, Bill Craig and Gary Stull....

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    June 16, 2022

CCEDC visits Riverside

The Riverside Town Council met at 6 p.m. on June 9 at the Riverside Town Hall. The first thing on the agenda was the public hearing of the liquor licenses for the Bear Bones LLC aka the Bear Trap and...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 16, 2022

Commissioners trademark seal

The now recognizable Carbon County seal-created by artist Bobbie Herman-will soon be trademarked by the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) for use on paper and stationary. While there was...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 9, 2022

Pesky perch to perish

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) will be holding an informational meeting in Saratoga on June 9 regarding their plans to address illegally-stocked yellow perch in Saratoga Lake. In 2021, th...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 9, 2022

Saratoga to review daycare lease

Following the June 7 meeting of the Saratoga Town Council, it would seem both Valley Village Childcare and Excel Preschool are one step closer to having a future home where Platte Valley Clinic is...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 9, 2022

Saratoga man arrested

Over Memorial Day weekend, a Saratoga man was arrested and could face up to six months in prison. Ryan Munks is currently facing charges of domestic battery following an incident on May 28. According...

 

Remembering the Fallen on Memorial Day

Communities throughout eastern Carbon County remembered those who served their country over Memorial Day Weekend. Services were held in Encampment, Saratoga and at the Carbon Cemetery. 1. Susan Adams...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    June 2, 2022

Remembering history and those who served

The Memorial Day remembrance at Old Carbon Cemetery got a bit of a twist this year thanks to mother nature mercurial weather on Sunday. The dedication to the veterans of past wars is usually held at...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 26, 2022

Candidate filings close Friday

Less than 48 hours remain for candidates to file for political office in the 2022 Primary Election.  Filings for political office are set to close at 5 p.m. on Friday. As of Tuesday afternoon, some...

 
 By Staff Report    News    May 26, 2022

Battle Pass Opens for Season

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) announced one of two seasonal highways in the Platte Valley had reopened earlier this week. On May 23, WYDOT announced the opening of Wyoming Highway...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 19, 2022

A difficult decision

Earlier this month, Memorial Hospital of Carbon County (MHCC) announced they would be terminating labor and delivery services. The decision, according to MHCC CEO Ken Harman, was not one arrived at...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 19, 2022

Special event ordinance passes

As requested by Mayor Creed James, residents with concerns about Ordinance No. 862—which amends portions of Chapter 5.30 of Saratoga Municipal Code—brought them to the May 17 meeting of the Sarato...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 19, 2022

Seeing red

The famed author Mark Twain once said "Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side he never shows to anybody." On the night of May 15, what looked like it might be the dark side of the moon could be seen...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 19, 2022

Crowding the skies

As wind energy projects continue to blow into northern Carbon County, various entities have sought to determine the impacts it has or will have on wildlife.  In 2021, the Board of Carbon County...

 

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