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All smiles at the Steinley Cup

Wreck claims Saratoga man

Alcohol is suspected as the contributing factor that lead to a head on double fatality crash on Aug 10. The crash occurred at approximately 1:25 a.m. 2.3 miles west of Douglas on Interstate 25 at mile post 142.3. Thirty-nine-year-old Craig B....

Substitute teacher faces drug charges

A Saratoga substitute teacher is being charged with three drug-related offenses. Fifty-one-year-old Gregory Scott Bush is facing one count of delivery of a controlled substance marijuana, one count...

The Legends of Old Baldy

George Storer was a visionary who dreamed of building a world class golf and fishing resort, when everyone else saw baron sagebrush fields, Linda Durbano said. Durbano, who wrote "The Legends of Old...

Police chief discusses drug investigation protocol

Saratoga Police Chief Tom Knickerbocker said he was taken aback by the questions at the Valley Service Organization (VSO) candidate forums about the Saratoga Police Department (SPD) not addressing...

Chairman upset over absence

Upper Platte River Valley Solid Waste Disposal District (Landfill) Board chairman Randy Raymer was less than pleased with recycler Richard Hodges at their Aug. 6 meeting. Raymer said Hodges’...

Henneks celebrate 50 years

When Mildred Waits came to Saratoga in the summer of 1962, she did so to help her sister who was nursing Saratoga resident Ruth Edwards. That summer, Mildred met the man who would become her husband...

Water meter project: "very close" to settlement

The Saratoga/Carbon County Impact Joint Powers (water and sewer) Board are reportedly close to a an agreement with Reiman Construction. At the Aug. 16 water and sewer board meeting, town of Saratoga...

Lottery comes to Saratoga

In just a few days, Platte Valley residents will be able to try their luck with the brand-new Wyoming Lottery. The Wyoming Lottery is featuring Powerball and Mega Millions. The Country Store and the Kum and Go on First Street in Saratoga are both...

Time for SCWEMS to toughen up

The Saratoga Sun has been following the recent, sometimes heated, discussions at South Central Wyoming Emergency Medical Services (SCWEMS) Joint Powers Board (JPB) meetings with interest. Everyone who lives in this area is affected by the...

Spraying has consequences

Dear Editor, Regarding Erik Gantt’s article about the impacts of mosquito spraying in the Saratoga area: The article claimed that mosquito spraying doesn’t harm any other creatures, while citing studies that sound to me shockingly inadequate to...

Flyrod o'clock

Moving to the Platte Valley requires adjustment. As you make friends here, you will find one of those adjustments will be learning to fly fish. This does not, as you might expect from the name,...

USPS should share misery

Editor’s note: a sentence was inadvertently left off John Blue’s letter to the editor in the Aug. 13 edition of the Saratoga Sun. The Saratoga Sun staff apologizes for this error. Editor, This is sort of a combination letter to the editor and...

Grady Joseph Kalberer

Grady Joseph Kalberer was born to Lindsay and Eric Kalberer. He was born July 11, 2014, in Cleveland, Ohio. Maternal grandparents are Larry and Joanne Hepner, of Saratoga. Maternal great grandmothers ...

Thrift shop donates talking books

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...

Seniors listen to jammers for lunch

We had three tables for Duplicate Bridge on Monday. High winners were John Blue and Glee Johnson. Second high went to Gertrude Herold and Pat Bailey. I have the forms for the elderly and disabled tax returns. So stop by and get one or call and I...

Craig B. Powell

Craig B. Powell, 39, passed away August 10th, 2014 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born March 19, 1975, in Saratoga, to John and Connie Powell.  He grew up in Saratoga and graduated from Saratoga High School in 1993....