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River Restoration moving forward

River Restoration moving forward

During the River Restoration meeting held on March 16, the committee narrowed its focus on two priority projects: lowering the flood stage and remediating the increased boater bridge crashes.... Full story

Forest Service set to decommission 97 miles of road in Snowies

The Forest Service is seeking public input for the West Side Snow Range Travel Management Project. The Notice of Proposed Action (NPA) legal notice was published on March 17 in the Rawlins Daily...

Town prepares for LiDAR survey

All over the town of Saratoga, manholes are being painted white by the town streets crew in preparation for the LiDAR survey. Once all of the conditions are perfect for a flyover to do the LiDAR...

Librarian starts new chapter

The parking lot at the Saratoga Branch Library was full of cars during the noon hour Monday. That was because after 16 years working at the Saratoga Branch of the Carbon County Library, Ruth Hackett...

Transfer station gets moved

The Upper Platte River Solid Waste Disposal District (Landfill Board) met for a special meeting on Wednesday to discuss and vote on a new site location for the Transfer station. The original site...

Board timed in tests

Saratoga Middle/High School math teacher Brandon Ray challenged the Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD#2) Board of Trustees to a math exercise March 16 to prove a point about how math is...

Saratoga FBLA qualify for nationals

Over 600 students from around the state competed in a variety of business related events at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State competition for a chance to qualify for national...

Errata

On page 1, in the of the March 18, 2015 edition of the Saratoga Sun, it was reported a passer-by called 911. The passer-by called, but the dispatcher did not state whether it was a 911 call or some other type of call. On page 2 the Saratoga Sun...

Public review opens for Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan

On March 17, Barb Beck with Beck Consulting, presented the draft of the Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan of Carbon County (MHMP) to the Carbon County Council of Governments (COG). The meeting, held in...

Speech team earns third place at state

The Carbon County School District No. 2 Speech Team returned with a third place trophy and All-State honors from the state speech meet in Casper March 12-14. Leading the team were freshmen Larissa Ford and Robin Gloss, who placed first in public...

Cowboy madness clears streets

If you were driving down the street in Saratoga on Friday afternoon you may have noticed a distinct lack of street traffic. That is because nearly everyone who was able, had their eyes glued to a...

Pool Tournament cues up international stars

The pool chalk will be flying this weekend when the Wyoming Open Pool Tournament, sponsored by Andy Billiard Cloth, returns to the Saratoga starting this Friday and continuing through to a final...

Powell leads Tigers at meet

Coach Kegan Wilford was proud of the Tigers track and field team’s first outing at the Glen Legler Memorial meet at Natrona last Saturday. Schools from Kelly Walsh, Big Piney, Buffalo, Dubois,...

School district still seeking golf coach

The Saratoga Resort and Spa (SRS) is committed to sponsoring the golf program for Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD#2) for one more year, CCSD#2 Superintendent of Schools Jim Copeland told...

From Saratoga to ... Saratoga

If you have been wondering who is driving around town with the New York plates, you now have your answer. I have seen some very confused expressions. I'm sure you don't see many New Yorkers around... Full story

Western Short film "Absaroka" circles the wagons at the PVCC

"Absaroka" is a visually rich period piece that takes place in the Wyoming territories in 1881. The story follows two cowboys, Lucius Blackledge and Howard Prescott, who come upon a ransacked wagon...

Canal celebration, heavy travel, ranch rec & digger's lunch

100 years ago March 25, 1915 Low Railroad Rates and Privileges of Routing Never Before Possible Are Included in the Many Inducements to Visit America’s Great Panama Canal Celebration. $50,000,000 Invested: 80,000 Exhibitors Represented. It is...

Silk art comes to Valley

The Platte Valley got a dose of culture when Linda Perue held a silk scarf art class at the Saratoga Library and Pam Kraft held a class on silk painting at the Red Wagon in Encampment. Perue showed... Full story

A chocolate lover's dream - a trip to Hershey

The Carbon County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) is hosting a “Chocolate Fest” fundraiser, Saturday at the Carbon County Higher Education Building, 1650 Harshman Street in Rawlins. Room is still available for Chocolatier’s to enter...

Low income input given

There were eight here to play bingo on Tuesday. Two dollar winners were Berneil McCord, Lila Worden, Carl Kerbs, Madaline Forbes, and Sue Howe. Sue Howe and Lila Worden shared a $2 round. Lila Worden and Madaline Forbes each won a $3 round. Lila...

Residents mix and mingle

Games provide laughter and socialization during the week. On Sunday and Saturday morning, residents played Wii Bowling. On Sunday afternoon, six residents played Dominoes with Elaine Burne winning. On Monday afternoon, five residents played Yahtzee...

ProStart brings home awards

The Encampment ProStart team traveled to Laramie March 16-17 for the Wyoming ProStart State Competition. The Management team; Emily Morgan, Sierra Loftice and Makayla Wilder, finished in third...

Robert "Bob" Ammann

Robert "Bob" Ammann was born March 18, 1942, in Wellsburg, Iowa. He passed away on March 19, 2015, at the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center after suffering a cardiac arrest while working outside his...

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