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What a boer

Ryley Alameda is only 12 years old but she is already a partner in Remick Boer Goats, learning the ins and outs of what it really takes to raise an animal for profit. Ryley is a member of the...

 

Good seeds

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to ride in a pumpkin carriage like Cinderella? Well, three Carbon County 4-H members are one step closer to finding out; they are growing giant pumpkins...

 

Common Yard Calls

One of my favorite parts of being a University of Wyoming Extension Educator is going on yard calls. Residents from around the county will call the office and ask questions about things that are giving them fits in their landscape: yellow patches in...

 

Picking the right wildflower

Wildflowers can be a great addition to a landscape. The cottage look is just what many gardeners are seeking. Additionally, when we hear wildflowers, we tend to think about flowers that are easy to grow, require little maintenance, and maybe even...

 

A WyOasis in Medicine Bow

Imagine: citrus trees growing in Medicine Bow, Wyoming all year round. As unlikely as this might sound, Kani and Lyle Flansburg believe it possible and are taking the steps to make this unlikely...

 

No recourse, no compensation

For those who are not involved in the world of agriculture, the word "cattle rustling" may invoke images of sepia-toned movies in which black hatted villains abscond with the property of hard working...

 

Uploading to ICOW

Among the many bills that were introduced during this past legislative session, one that may have caught the eye of ranchers throughout Wyoming was House Bill 0244. This piece of legislation,...

 

Taking it to another level

As Saratoga Skijoring prepares to enter its fourth year, it is already proving to be the place to be for competition. In those four years, the event competition has come a long way. In 2016, the Platt...

 

Working Class Waugh

On Friday evening, people from across the west will be pouring into Saratoga as they head to the Wolf Hotel to register for Saratoga Skijoring. The two-day event is arguably a new past-time for...

 

Engineering an accurate time

Part of the evolution of any event, especially one in which time is an essential component, is the timing system. The same goes for Saratoga Skijoring, which has gone from an analog timing system to...

 

Tom and Jerry for Christmas

The cold weather is bearing down on us and so are the holidays. This is the time of year when people break out their recipes of hot toddies or egg nog to get in the spirit of Christmas and keep warm.... Full story

 

East County Holiday Season Schedule of Events

Monday, Dec. 2 6 p.m. HEM Christmas Concert HEM High School Wednesday, Dec. 4 4 p.m. Elk Mountain Elementary School Christmas Concert Elk Mountain Elementary School 6:30 p.m. Encampment Community Choir Concert Grand Encampment Opera House Friday,...

 

Lit up for Christmas

The annual Lighted Christmas Parade will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7 and will begin at Bridge Ave. and River Street as it goes through historic downtown Saratoga. While waiting for the...

 

Santa's coming

Following the Christmas parade Saturday, Dec. 7, Valley residents are invited to attend what has become "a long-time holiday tradition" according to a press release from the Valley Service...

 

Holiday food tips

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is sharing five tips to help prevent foodborne illness from ruining holiday meals that feature turkey as a star attraction.    Tiffany Greenlee, an epidemiologist with WDH, said mistakes with holiday dinners...

 

Fabulously fast fudge

My recipes so far have been about tweaking foods to help make them a little more healthy, but not this week! It is getting close to the holidays and we all like to cheat a little and have a tasty...

 

From engineering to ranching

Rae Richter has lived in the Valley for nearly three years and currently works for Kip Kerbs, helping him on his ranch outside Saratoga. Richter is originally from Masonville, Colorado and served in...

 

Wouldn't change a thing

"I went to Phu Cat for two weeks of training and that was kind of exciting because I did something really dumb. I was out at my end of the Qui Nhon and it was during the Tet Offensive and the bus was...

 

With the China Marines

Morgan Rempel is a 2017 graduate of Saratoga Middle/High School. Following his graduation, Rempel enlisted with the United States Marine Corps (USMC) and has been serving si nce June 2017. According...

 

A desire to serve

Before Katherine Munson graduated from Saratoga High School in 2001, she had a scholarship opportunity in Nebraska. After talking with a friend from Rawlins who had joined the Air Force, however, her...

 

Gonzales goes global

Christian Gonzales, a 2015 Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School graduated, has recently come back to Hanna after serving his country from 2016 until the beginning of this month....

 

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