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Valley strong, Sawyer Brown raise nearly $300,000

Valley strong, Sawyer Brown raise nearly $300,000

Twenty-one non-profit organizations benefited from the concert put on by Brush Creek Ranch's Valley Strong Sunday night. With varying levels of donations, community members opened their checkbooks...

Fire ignites in the Sierra Madres, one injured

The Holroyd fire is burning approximately two miles north of the Wyoming-Colorado state line and 15 miles southwest of Encampment. As of Tuesday morning, Aaron Voos, the public affairs officer with...

Town postpones franchise fee

Carbon Power and Light (CP&L) will not have to pay a franchise fee to the town of Saratoga. At the July 15 town council meeting Saratoga Mayor John Zeiger asked for an amendment to eliminate the 4...

New superintendent reflects on first weeks

The Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD#2) school board meeting had a fresh face at the table, as new Superintendent Jim Copeland joined the CCSD#2 team. Between moving and learning the...

Storer scholarship aims to aid success

By Erik Gantt The George B. Storer Foundation provided funding for four University of Wyoming (UW) College of Education students to participate in the Teton Science School's (TSS) Carbon 2 Science...

Measures taken to prevent disease in bighorn sheep

Wyoming Game and Fish Wildlife Biologist Will Schultz and Game Warden Biff Burton were forced to euthanize a bighorn ram in the Sierra Madre mountains on July 9. The Forest Service contacted Game and ...

CCSD#2 students get their hands dirty learning about climate factors

The Teton Science Schools (TSS) brought their Summer Science School to Carbon County School District No.2 (CCSD#2) last week. The five-day program was focused on weather and climate, and it took the...

WHAT's coming to the Platte Valley

The WHAT Fest returns to the Platte Valley this weekend. The annual concert is now in its third year being held in Riverside. The intimate setting near the river is an ideal location. “We always...

McAlister celebrates 90 years

Peg McAlister said her goal was to live to 90, and she will be happy with whatever comes after that. Peg said staying physically and mentally active is what keeps her going. She turned 90 years old...

Staddle up

The campers at Staddle Camp looked at a tangled mess of ropes and wires high up in the trees of Brush Creek Ranch. Wood planks were suspended only by ropes, 30 feet above the ground; which dangled... Full story

Jacked up on Blackhall Road

When I was 15 years old, my sister pressured me to take the driver’s permit examination with her. My sister, who is one year younger than me, couldn’t wait to drive. I had friends who drove or I ...

Get informed

Tonight, the first of three candidate forums begin. All will be at the Platte Valley Community Center. The county candidate forum is at 6 p.m. tonight. On July 29 at 6 p.m., the Saratoga mayoral candidates will present their platforms. The Saratoga...

Grateful for the support

Dear Editor, We would like to take this means to thank all of the people involved in the river rescue on June 26th. We didn’t get the names of everyone, but we are so grateful for all of the help and support and comfort we were offered. Many...

It was Virginia Parker

Editor, Last week’s letter about the Good Samaritan helping the exhausted bicyclist was wonderful and I knew immediately who this was. It is her nature, she helps people and animals all the time and has for years. She is the ultimate volunteer...

Democrats admit worth, plan to develop Snowy Range, freak hay accident and forest roads

100 years ago July 23, 1914 Even Democrats admit his worth My good friend H.S. Ridgely is the ideal republican candidate for governor. He represents in his personality all those republican sentiments which have maintained in the republican ranks in...

Jam session Tuesday

There were five here for bingo Tuesday. Two-dollar winners were Grace Johnston, Berneil McCord, Pat Faust and Deanna Miller. Deanna Miller won the $4 blackout. There were three tables for Duplicate Bridge on Monday. High winners were John and...

Residents celebrate birthdays

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...

Norma Jean Wright

Norma Jean Wright, 88, of Encampment, passed away July 14, 2014 at Deseret Health and Rehab in Saratoga with her son by her bedside. Norma was born to John Lester and Cynthia Gilliland on Feb. 23,...

Wayne B. Woodward

Wayne, B. (Woody) Woodward, 84, of Boca Raton, Fla., passed away July 16, 2014. Born in Bluffton, Ind., to Erma and Forrest Woodward. He was a graduate of University of Dayton School of Engineering. He served in the U.S. Air Force in Cheyenne, Wyo....

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