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WHAT happened at Whatfest

WHAT happened at Whatfest

The tiny town of Riverside hosted some big regional musical acts this weekend. Music enthusiasts from the Rocky Mountain West showed up in droves to watch some of their favorite bands play. The wide...

Saratoga Police Department prepares for a Night Out

The Saratoga Police Department will be blocking the streets and throwing one of the biggest parties of the summer next week, as Saratoga will host its first ever National Night Out. Tom...

County candidates sound off

Saratoga residents showed up en masse at the Platte Valley Community Center (PVCC) for the Carbon County Candidate Forums on July 23, sponsored by the Valley Service Organization (VSO). Nearly every...

Truck sparks Condict Ranch fire

A grass fire was ignited by a pickup on the Condict Ranch on July 23. Around 11 a.m., Alden Condict was driving across his ranch with family friend, Nancy Long, when his pickup truck quit, started...  Website

History lives at GEM

LuDel Deal has both a passion for printing and a family connection to the North Platte Valley. Her great-grandfather was Robert Deal, one of the original owners of the Rudefeha mine, The Rudefeha was ...

The measure of a man; his horse

"One thing we have to remember is we are stepping into their world, they are not stepping into ours," Craig Cameron said Saturday at the horse training clinic at Buck Springs Arena. Sarah Keller's...

Big shots hit Encampment

The sound of black powder rifle shots echoed through Encampment this weekend. The Sierra Madre Muzzleloaders Club sponsored a weekend filled with competitions at the Sierra Madre Mountain Man...

Bullfest 'buck' in town

The buckin’ bulls are back in the Platte Valley with the Saratoga Lions Club Bullfest. Now in its fourth year, Bullfest will feature a only bull riding only competition and is not associated with...

Chief of Police joins Saratoga Planning Commission

The planning commission will be joined by a familiar face to the town of Saratoga, as Tom Knickerbocker was approved as the newest member Knickerbocker, who is also Saratoga's Chief of Police, is...

EHS FCCLA takes home gold

d Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) once again took home top honors at the National FCCLA competition in San Antonio, Texas. Competing against nearly 7,500 students from around the nation,...

Franchise fee has long-term impacts

Editor, Our unthrifty Mayor and his Town Board of Directors just unanimously passed the new very unpopular Carbon Power Franchise Fee 10 year Ordinance on third reading within a few minutes of the last Town Council meeting.  Just a quick motion,...

A living rendezvous with history

The archaeologist in me is continually amazed at how many people currently living in this Valley have ties to the earliest families, ranches and named places in the Platte River Valley and...

Medicaid expansion is needed in Wyoming

Editor, I urge Carbon County voters to contact Jerry.Paxton@wyoleg.gov. and Larry.Hicks@wyoleg.gov. or call 307-777-7881 or Matt.Mead@governor.wy.gov. asking them to support Medicaid Expansion for Wyoming. This expansions will help 17,600 senior...

Transportation company under new management

Reprint of this story from the July 31, 1903 issue of The Grand Encampment Herald brought to you courtesy of Grandma’s Cabin, Encampment, Wyoming. Preserving History - Serving the Community. Transportation Company Under New Management is...

Morning breakfast tomorrow

There were five here for bingo Tuesday. Two-dollar winners were Berneil McCord, Pat Faust and Sue Howe. Pat Faust won the $3 blackout. There were three tables for Duplicate Bridge on Monday. High winners were John Blue and Mary Sjoden. Second high...

Summer barbecue planned

At Deseret Health and Rehab, residents enjoyed many activities throughout the week. The Activity Department offers a wide variety of activities each week to meet the residents’ interests, as well as the physical, mental and psychological...

Menus

Carbon County Senior Centers Wednesday- Turkey club sandwich on wheat, potato salad, green beans, emerald pears chilled milk. Thursday- Sloppy Joe, French fries, confetti corn, Mandarin oranges, Rice Krispy bar, chilled milk. Friday- Chicken fried...

Erma A. Logan

No services are planned at this time for ERMA A. LOGAN, 95, who died at the Goshen Care Center on Monday, July 21, 2014. Cremation has taken place. Memorials may be directed to the Grand Encampment Museum or the Eastern Star Chapter in Saratoga,...

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