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Mayor preps for flood

Saratoga Mayor John Zeiger prepares for rising water as predicted conditions call for action


Joshua Wood

Smokebusters from the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp in Newcastle fill sandbags on Friday afternoon to prepare for possible flooding in Saratoga.

On Monday morning, Saratoga Mayor John Zeiger sat in on a conference call with representatives from the office of Governor Mark Gordon, the Carbon County Commissioners, the Wyoming Department of Transportation, the National Weather Service and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to discuss the North Platte River and Saratoga.

As of Friday, Zeiger had already signed a declaration requesting additional services in case of increased flooding risks. Much of that aid came in the form of the Smokebusters from the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp in Newcastle. Over the weekend, the Smokebusters...

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