By Mike Dunn 

Flooding possibility still a coin flip

Emergency Management Coordinator taking precautions

 


It was not that long ago that the streets of Saratoga were lined with sandbags in a desperate attempt to keep the North Platte River from expanding into the town. The 100-year flood, in the summer of 2010, still haunt the memories of Saratoga residents, and sandbags remain resting along the shore from the last flood.

As the water levels in the river rapidly increase, an all too familiar question pops in the mind: will there be another flood this year?

At this point, it’s anyone’s guess.

“It’s a flip of the coin right now—we don’t know,” Saratoga Mayor and Carbon County Emerge...



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