Tacos and art

On St. Patrick's Day Friday, while many were out celebrating the evening and possibly making their Saturday morning quite a bit difficult, over at the Saratoga Alliance Church, dozens turned out for...

Facing the axe

Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD 2) held a special meeting Thursday in Saratoga to discuss projected cuts to the district’s budget due to educational cuts made by the state Legislature. Projecting cuts of approximately $304,000 in state...

CCSD 2 considers concealed carry

Governor Matt Mead last week signed into law Wyoming House Bill 194, which allows schools to develop policies regarding concealed carry of weapons on school property. The bill, intended to increase security at rural schools farther from emergency...

Food on the go

Medicine Bow River Ranch sponsored a mobile food bank at Medicine Bow Fire Station 10 a.m. March 17 that provided food for 187 people. Tonja Funch, the Agency Relations Manager and Program Manager...

No quorum delays planning commission

The Saratoga Planning commission had a meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 14. Present were Chris Duke, Rusty Rogers and chairman Karl Smith. Nora Asbury, Jim Beckman and Will Faust were absent. Due ...

Speech and debate ends on a spicy note

The Carbon County School District No. 2 speech and debate team will celebrate its participants and the close of the speech season 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 28 in the Great Hall of the Platte Valley Community Center. The event is open to the public, and...

Library hosts'Big Game Migrations'

"Wyoming Migration Initiative: The Science and Archaeology of Wyoming's Big Game Migrations" is the title of the third enrichment program at 7 p.m. March 30 at the Saratoga Branch Library. The...

Managing Cowboys

A University of Wyoming freshman from Carbon County is a manager of the college’s men’s basketball team. Currently the team has seven managers. Four are from Wyoming, with Texas, Nebraska and Colorado being homes to the others. Wyatt Phillips...

Encampment track takes flight

Encampment High School is fielding a youthful team this year, but the team's coach, Kegan Willford, is confident the young team will do well not only this year, but well into the future. Willford...

Getting a 'Legler up'

Saratoga High School’s track team hit the field for the first time this season at the Glen Legler Invite in Casper Saturday. The boys’ team finished the event in 16th place, with the girls’ team not far behind, placing 19th. For the boys’...

Idiocy and editorialocity

Well, I have been editor/publisher of the Saratoga Sun for just over a year now. It has been both a fun and harrowing ride. I still feel like a bit of a fraud though. You may know I was just the...

Gary L. Babel

Gary Lee Babel died March 14, 2017 at the Saratoga Care Center. He was born November 17, 1937 in Rock Springs to Steven Louis Babel and Evelyn Sue (Harnish) Babel. Gary was 79 years old. He was...

Vernon D. Wagner

Vernon Dean Wagner, 78, of Saratoga passed away March 14, 2017 at his residence. He was born December 20, 1938 in Bridgeport, Nebraska to parents Evelyn A. (Schilling) and Milo M. Wagner. It’s difficult to put into words the impact of a man’s...

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