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 By Mike Armstrong    News    December 12, 2018 

RV parks ordinance passes second reading

Before the Saratoga Town Council met at their regularly scheduled time of 6 p.m. on Dec. 4 at the Saratoga Town Hall, a public meeting on the second reading of Ordinance No. 848 was held. During the...

 
 By Keith McLendon    News    December 12, 2018 

Freedom of info key at landfill meeting

Freedom of information became the central focus at the Upper Platte River Solid Waste Disposal District (UPRSWDD) meeting which began at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Saratoga Town Hall. Though the meeting...

 

Cut, cut, cut

The Carbon County Council of Governments (CCCOG) gathered at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday in a special meeting at the Jeffrey Center in Rawlins and all municipalities that had projects to be funded by the...

 

Fishing with donuts

Hanna Agricultural Resource Team (HART) met at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 27 at the Hanna Market to discuss the Christmas party the group will be sponsoring from 2-4 p.m. on Dec. 22. The event will happen at...

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 5, 2018

District wool winners head to State

Five contestants competed in the Carbon County Make It With Wool (MIWW) district competition held at the Jeffery Center in Rawlins, on Sunday, Nov. 4. Winners were announced at the end of the fashion...

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 5, 2018

Healthcare meeting announced

The Healthcare Sustainability Project Subcommittee (HSPS) will be holding their monthly public meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 12 at the Platte Valley Community Center Great Hall. An email from HSPS board member George Haigh stated that the meeting... Full story

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 5, 2018

Unemployment down slightly

The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) released its October report on unemployment claims recently, placing Wyoming unemployment at 4.1 percent, putting it at the same percentage as...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 5, 2018

Wyoming mourns passing of 41st president

George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st President of the United States, passed away at his home in Houston, Texas at the age of 94 on Nov. 30, 2018. Bush’s death comes just over six months after the...

 

Saratoga Council hears a wide range of topics

All current members of the Saratoga Town Council were present at 6 p.m on Nov. 20 at the Saratoga Town Hall for the regularly scheduled meeting. The agenda and minutes for the Nov. 6 meeting were...

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 28, 2018

Back into $1,000

The Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce has begun selling tickets for the annual Reverse Drawing. Tickets are $10 each and only 300 are sold. Unlike the usual raffle procedure, the very last ticket drawn is the grand prize winner in this...

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 28, 2018

A tree that brings smiles

The 2018 Giving Tree, a project of the Valley Service Organization (VSO), is still up at Town and Country Realty, but it won't be there for much longer. There is still time for people with kind...

 

Variances, RVs and a Memorandum

The Saratoga Planning Commission met at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and prefaced their meeting with two public hearings for setback variances. Public Hearings The first hearing was opened for a 20 foot...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    November 21, 2018

Terminal termination?

At the regularly scheduled meeting of the Saratoga Airport Board at 1 p.m. on Nov. 14 at Saratoga Town Hall, the members of the board discussed further details regarding the removal of asbestos and...

 

Gallons gained, lethality lessened

The Hanna Town Council met at 6 p.m. on Nov. 13 at the Hanna Town Hall and, with the exception of amending the agenda under new business, the beginning of the meeting was routine. The financials, the...

 

CCCOG gets project bids for tax

The Carbon County Council of Governments (CCCOG) met at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 14 at the Jeffery Center in Rawlins. Steve Nicholson, the chairman, Kenda Colman, vice chairman and Morgan Irene, secretary/tr...

 

Amps and bean bags

Alan Youngberg, from Prairie Dog Electric, was on hand to set up the new backup generator for the Hanna Marshall building. The generator was purchased through a Homeland Security grant of $14,500....

 

Moving forward despite risks

At a meeting Wednesday night at the Platte Valley Community Center, about 35 people showed up with questions about the Platte Valley Clinic and its future. The Healthcare Sustainability Project...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    November 14, 2018

Republican women disband

On July 11, 1940, the organization of the Platte Valley Republican Women (PVRW) was announced in the Saratoga Sun. The small article read, "A study club for the Republican women of the Platte Valley...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    November 14, 2018

6th penny projects

Contention was visible between Encampment Mayor Greg Salisbury and council member Bill Craig during the regularly scheduled meeting of the Encampment Town Council at 7 p.m. on Nov. 8 at Encampment Tow...

 

Projects, police & physicians

The Saratoga Town Council met at 6 p.m. on Tues. at the Saratoga Town Hall in a fairly fast meeting. In attendance on the council were mayor Ed Glode and council members Will Faust, Richard Raymer...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    November 14, 2018

Lack of trash talk

The monthly meeting of the Upper North Platte River Solid Waste Disposal District (UPRSWDD) at 7 p.m. on Nov. 7 failed to take place. Members Sue Jones and Leroy Stephenson were unable to attend,...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    November 14, 2018

The tank rolls

Proposed projects for the 2019 Specific Purpose Tax (6th penny tax) topped the discussion during the regularly scheduled meeting of the Riverside Town Council at 6 p.m. on Nov. 8 at Riverside Town...

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 14, 2018

Poached moose

According to a recent press release from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD), the body of a cow moose was recently discovered around Jack Creek on Oct. 26. By the time the body was discovered by Laramie/Glendo WGFD Game Warden Becca Lutz,...

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 14, 2018

Riding the stage

Friends of the Saratoga Library invite all interested persons to "hop aboard the stage coach rolling through the Upper North Platte River Valley" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, in the Saratoga Branch...

 

Clinic is back

The Platte Valley Medical Clinic is open again after a brief closure. Dr. Bryan Kaiser signed a Termination of Lease agreement with the town on Oct. 31 which paved the way for Health Management... Full story

 

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