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Plane crash claims two

Plane crash claims two

Two Casper residents were killed in Saratoga Saturday evening when their plane crashed on a property adjacent to the Saratoga Municipal Airport. Carbon County Sheriff Jerry Colson said his office...

The new mountain Dews

Skyline Motors in Rawlins has been in business for more than 40 years, and the new general sales manager is looking for ways to give back to the community. Eric Dew moved to Saratoga in June, and has ...

Iraqi war veteran to receive Purple Heart

Robert James, of Gillette, will be awarded the Purple Heart at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Khe Sanh West Park in Saratoga. Robert is the son of Jesse James, of Encampment. “It’s dad’s doing,”...

Help hard to come by

Editor's note: This is the first in a three-part series on home health care and support in the Valley. Parts 2 and 3 will focus on the programs available. Graham Steel is rooted to her home in...

Noise ordinance reviewed

An ordinance of the Saratoga Municipal Code pertaining to disturbing the neighborhood needs further examination, Councilman Steve Wilcoxson told council members at the Saratoga Town Council meeting...

Candidate conservation agreements with assurances

At a Sept. 10 meeting with local landowners and representative from the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the Wyoming Stock Growers Association (WSGA) the “ins and outs” of Candidate...

Sewage fee ordinance postponed

The Saratoga Town Council decided to take closer look at the proposed sewage fee after postponing the second reading on ordinance 828 at their Sept. 16 meeting. Mayor John Zeiger said he felt the...

Bedwell on Riverside ballot

Ron Bedwell, the current mayor of Riverside, will be on this November’s ballot for mayor again. Bedwell received three write-in votes, the minimum required, during the primary election and has...

School Menus

Saratoga Schools Breakfast Wednesday – Breakfast pizza or cereal/string cheese, fruit or juice, milk. Thursday – Breakfast burrito or cereal/string cheese, fruit or juice, milk. Friday – No breakfast. Monday – Breakfast pastry or cereal and...

Grizzlies Blank Panthers

The Rocky Mountain Grizzlies (2-0, 2-1) had plenty of time for another score when they got the ball inside the Panther five yard line. Instead they did the honorable thing; they took a knee to run...

Tigers climb rankings with win

The Lady Tigers moved their ranking from No. 4 to No. 3 of the WyoPreps' ranking of the 1A Southwest Conference last week with their win against Little Snake River. The Laramie Plainsman sophomores...

SHS golf swings well in Lusk

The Saratoga Panthers golf team took third place at last weeks tournament in Lusk. The team from Bear Lodge High School, in Sundance, took first place. Saratoga Panther Braxton Schwartzkopf took...

Lady panthers still finding their feet

The Lady Panthers varsity volleyball team played six matches last week, lost four, tied one and won one. In 2A Southeast Conference play, the Lady Panthers lost to Burns and Southeast (Yoder, Wyo.)...

Cross country competes in Colorado

The Saratoga High School Cross Country Team competed in the John Martin Invitational in Fort Collins, Colo. last week. While their individual times increased slightly from the meeting Denver the week ...

Preparing for Dadness

While sitting at my desk pondering life as the 12:01 siren goes off in Saratoga, I realize that I am more than a bit preoccupied these days. More than likely, by the next time I write a column for...

A chance to say thanks

Saturday, Sen. Mike Enzi will be in Saratoga to award the Purple Heart to Robert James. To be awarded a Purple Heart, one has to be harmed by something that is meant to injure during wartime. It has been several years since a member of the armed...

Big creek tunnel gets longer

Reprint of this story from the September 26, 1902 issue of The Grand Encampment Herald brought to you courtesy of Grandma’s Cabin, Encampment, Wyoming. Preserving History - Serving the Community. Big Creek Property News of Flattering Nature Is...

Small bingo prizes needed

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...

Flu shots in October

We had three tables here for Duplicate Bridge on Monday. High winners were John Blue and Gertrude Herold. Second high went to Pat Bailey and Barb Wise. We had our birthday and anniversary dinner Friday. Those having birthdays this month are Eloise...

Jean Ann Schlaefer

September 15, 1960 August 22, 2014. Jean "Jeannie" Ann Schlaefer lost her four-plus year battle with ovarian cancer at 10:55 a.m. Aug. 22, 2014 on the 3rd floor ICU at St Mary's Hospital surrounded...

Shirley Jo An Goodspeed

Shirley Jo An Goodspeed, 78, of Saratoga, passed away Sept. 14, 2014. She was born June 15, 1936 in Campo, Colo., to parents Mayme (Burd) and Bert Stagner. In 1953, she married the love of her life,...

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