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By Joshua Wood
Stevenson Newspapers 

Addressing problems, looking for solutions

Members of Platte Valley community discuss ways to deal with drug problem in Saratoga, Encampment at community roundtable


Joshua Wood

Darren Jennings, standing, discusses increasing the education of drug use and abuse in Carbon County School District No. 2 schools on Thursday night.

As investigations continue into recent fentanyl overdose deaths, community members from the Platte Valley and Carbon County gathered at the Platte Valley Community Center on February 23. Those who couldn't attend in person either attended via Zoom or watched livestreams offered by the Saratoga Sun and the Town of Saratoga. 

The community roundtable, which lasted 90 minutes, was facilitated by Saratoga Police Chief Mike Morris and Joshua Wood, interim publisher of the Saratoga Sun. Over the course of the evening, community members asked questions regarding the current investigation, discuss...

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