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Santa comes back to check his list

The Valley Service Organization (VSO) is hosting Winter Wonderland on Dec. 5 at the Platte Valley Community Center PVCC and VSO President Kate Sherrod said that, like always, attendees have a lot to...

 

Give more for less this holiday season

The holidays are a great time to shower friends and family with wonderful gifts. As you check off your holiday shopping list, remember that even small gifts can add up quickly to cost a bundle. With these helpful tips from the discount experts at...

 

Annual Festival of Trees to raise money for local charity

The Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) will host the Festival of Trees Gala and Auction on Dec. 4 at the Platte Valley Community Center (PVCC) for its 13th year. Individuals,...

 

Christmas Parade marches back to town

The annual Lighted Christmas Parade will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5. The parade begins at Bridge Ave. and River St. and goes through historic downtown Saratoga. Attendees may take...

 

How to make tech gifts more meaningful

Technology gifts continue to dominate holiday wish lists. Before purchasing the latest gadget, remember that one size doesn’t fit all. Just as you wouldn’t buy the same sweater for everyone, different recipients have different needs when it...

 

Strings, singing & more things

The Encampment Community Choir is kicking off the Christmas season with their annual Christmas concert at the Grand Encampment Opera House at 6:30 p.m., Dec. 2. The concert begins with the Sierra Madre Strings playing and the choir singing at 7 p.m....

 

Thanksgiving turkey carving tips

Cooking is only part of Thanksgiving prep. For many hosts, carving the bird represents the most intimidating feast feat. Don't chicken out! There are some quick tips you can follow to demystify the...

 

Ways to give your home a holiday facelift

A seasonal home makeover doesn’t need to cost a fortune or be difficult to execute. Quick, easy and innovative ideas, can give your home the holiday flair needed to celebrate the season. “Seasonal décor updates should jive with your home’s...

 

Ways to give back this holiday season

When making this year’s holiday gift list, consider how you might also give back to your local community. The holiday season is the perfect time of year to do this, when volunteer and donation opportunities increase. Here are a few ideas to give...

 

Christmas Tree Permits Offered by Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests

Permits to cut Christmas trees on the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests are now available at multiple locations in Wyoming. Each permit costs $10 and allows for the cutting of one tree on national...

 

Great holiday gifts for the handy DIY-ers in your life

The holiday season is the perfect time to ensure the handy guys and gals in your life are well-equipped for all their planned projects in the coming year -- whether that is building shelves, making home improvements or fixing up the car. Every...

 

Keeping early warning in the air

Curt Campbell was 17 years old when he joined the military. The Nuremberg trials were going on and he wanted to be a guard at those trials in 1948. The problem was the military wanted the guards to...

 

MP experiences differing places, culture

"I sure have no regrets about my time spent there," said Jerry Paxton, representing District 47 in the Wyoming House of Representatives, about his time as a military policeman in Germany. Paxton...

 

Military service an intro to the real world

Riverside resident Ken Drain spent most of his career with the United States Forest Service (USFS) and the Federal Highways Administration (FHA), but it was his time in the Army and Army Reserve that...

 

Despite cancers, no regrets

Gerald Stanart served as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Air Force, beginning in 1965. Like many others in the service at the time, Stanart was stationed in Vietnam for his time of service....

 

On the Wall

"I didn't know that I was part of history until my granddaughter came home from school, I said 'What are you studying?' She said 'The Berlin Wall,' and I said 'Hell, I was there." Loren "Teense"...

 

Looking to lead

Since his graduation from the Naval Academy and commissioning in the US Navy, Saratoga High School graduate Wyatt Hill has been spending time in the air learning to command naval flights. Hill hopes...

 

2015 Saratoga Sun Fair Scrapbook

Big winners at Fair Grand Champion Steer (County) Kamry Knotwell Supreme Champion Breeding Heifer (County) Konnar Knotwell Reserve Champion Hog (County) Josiah Mata Supreme Overall Breeding Gilt...

 

Knotwells know champion cattle

It turns out that fair is a lot of work for Encampment's Konnar (16) and Kamry (13) Knotwell. Starting in early June the sisters began a program with their steers and heifers of controlled feeding to...

 

The unexpected judge

When the scheduled judge for the steer show at the Carbon County fair did not show the organizers were lucky to have Corson Kerbs back in the pens. Corson, now 22, showed at the fair from age 8 to 20...

 

2015 Carbon County Fair Results

FFA Market Beef-Steer 1st place Brett Miller Encampment FFA Gage Bartlett Encampment FFA Grant Bartlett BEVO Ashlynn Johnson Encampment FFA KeeGan Johnson Encampment FFA Kelton Johnson Encampment FFA Makiaya Johnson Encampment FFA Kamry Knotwell...

 

A fond farewell

Now that he is in college, Hunter Mason said he will not have time to show animals at fair, but he finished his last county fair in style. Mason took home Supreme Overall Breeding Gilt and the ribbon...

 

Savannah Suttee named princess-in-waiting

Savannah Suttee, of Encampment, was named princess-in-waiting for the 2015 Carbon County Fair. In addition to this title, she showed animals at the fair and competed in barrel racing. Suttee, 10, won...

 

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