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Black bear spotted in Saratoga, then disappears

RAWLINS, Wyo. — A black bear that wandered into Saratoga has disappeared before wildlife officers could respond.

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Saratoga weathers North Platte flooding

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Residents of Saratoga are breathing easier after the North Platte River did not reach record levels on Saturday as feared.

May 31, 2014 4:07 pmLoading…

North Platte predicted to reach record level

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Forecasters are expecting the North Platte River to reach record levels this weekend in Carbon County.

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Crews work to protect Wyoming town from river

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Crews continued stacking sandbags to protect the town of Saratoga from the rising flows in the North Platte River on Tuesday as weekend rains on top of heavy mountain snows prompted state officials to monitor sites around the state for possible flooding.

May 27, 2014 12:44 pmLoading…
Saratoga concert venue still jammin' after code change

Saratoga concert venue still jammin' after code change

SARATOGA, Wyo. — A Saratoga resident built a stage in his backyard four years ago. A year later, he added a roof. Then the trouble began.

August 30, 2013 5:21 pmLoading…

Frac Daddy wins race on turf

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Billings-owned Frac Daddy returned to the track Saturday, finishing first in a $97,000 allowance race as part of the undercard for the Travers Stakes.

August 24, 2013 5:21 pmLoading…

Wyoming Game and Fish Commission approves budget cuts

Fewer fish will be stocked, hunting and fishing accesses purchased and habitat projects organized, after the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission approved millions of dollars of cuts to the Game and Fish Department's 2014 budget Tuesday in Saratoga.

July 09, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…
Saratoga sawmill, a town fixture, roars back to life

Saratoga sawmill, a town fixture, roars back to life

SARATOGA, Wyo. — Much of the machinery needed replacing, most of the workers needed training and the nearby forest was spattered with more beetle-killed timber than ever before, but the once-dormant sawmill at the end of Saratoga’s main street has roared back to life.

July 07, 2013 12:15 am Photos


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Golden Ticket to run in Travers

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- Golden Ticket, a 3-year-old thoroughbred with ties to Billings, will be running Saturday in the $1 million Travers Stakes at Saratoga.

August 23, 2012 4:15 pmLoading…

Wyoming Game and Fish hosts mule deer meetings

SARATOGA, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is planning more public meetings to discuss what to do about declining mule deer numbers in the Platte Valley in southern Wyoming.

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Saratoga quiets down under new noise ordinance

RAWLINS — Residents of Saratoga are prepared to get a good night's sleep.

September 22, 2011 10:37 pmLoading…

4 Oregon residents injured in plane crash at Saratoga, Wyoming

SARATOGA, Wyo. -- Two couples from Oregon are hospitalized after their single-engine plane crashed at the Saratoga Airport in south-central Wyoming.

September 07, 2011 3:39 pmLoading…

Chess grandmaster to highlight Saratoga, Wyoming, tourney

SARATOGA, Wyo. -- A chess grandmaster will be in Saratoga on Friday to match his skills against all comers.

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Carbon Power & Light linemen wade into the North Platte River

Carbon Power & Light linemen wade into the North Platte River

Two Carbon Power & Light linemen wade into the North Platte River from a submerged Veterans Island as they gather a line severed by a fallen tree Thursday.

June 10, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…
Crews make daring attempt to restore electricity in Saratoga area as floodwaters rage

Crews make daring attempt to restore electricity in Saratoga area as floodwaters rage

SARATOGA, Wyo. — Carbon Power & Light and Saratoga Fire Department crews battled frigid, raging floodwaters early Thursday evening during a daring attempt to restore power to communities from Saratoga down to the Colorado border.

June 10, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

6 Wyoming towns among top outdoor towns

RAWLINS, Wyo. - Wyoming is well represented in Outdoor Life magazine's list of top towns to live in.

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Saratoga considers ban on feeding wildlife

SARATOGA, Wyo. — The Saratoga Town Council is considering a ban on feeding wildlife, citing potential problems that animals can cause for drivers and property owners.

February 22, 2011 9:44 amLoading…

Saratoga springs renovation under way

RAWLINS — Workers have demolished the Saratoga hot springs bathhouse as part of a renovation project.

November 01, 2010 10:16 pmLoading…

Saratoga to renovate hot springs pool

RAWLINS, Wyo. - Saratoga is embarking on a project to renovate its public hot springs pool, known as the Hobo Pool.

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Company says it will reopen Saratoga sawmill

RAWLINS - Intermountain Resources LLC still plans to reopen the Saratoga sawmill, though it missed its original target of early 2009, a company official said.

June 18, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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