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God Save the Queen

By K.J. Schricker

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

Eggscellent Day in Sinclair

By Mike Armstrong

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

Saturday, May 4 was an excellent spring day in Carbon County. The organizers of Sinclair’s Easter Egg Hunt looked very smart to have waited until after Easter 2024. For those who may not remember, that weekend gave a challenge to several Easter Egg Hunts in Carbon County.

This day could not have been more beautiful with a comfortable temperature, blue skies and warm sun.

Rustic Derby

By K.J. Schricker

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

The Rustic Bar in Saratoga has a longstanding tradition of celebrating the Kentucky Derby in style. When the first Saturday in May rolls around each year, this lively bar is transformed into its own version of Churchill Downs race track. Patrons dress to impress in colorful sundresses and fancy, decorated hats better suited to the actual Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.

Sinclair Hosts Vibrant Cinco de Mayo Celebration

By K.J. Schricker

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

Cinco de Mayo, the fifth of May, is a festive holiday commemorating Mexico’s unlikely victory over the mighty French Empire at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. Although not as widely celebrated in Mexico as in the United States, it remains an important symbolic date honoring Mexican heritage and pride. 

Southern Fryed Rocks Parco/Sinclair Historical Theatre

By Dana Davis

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

Fans of Southern Fryed were treated to an electrifying performance on Saturday, April 27, as the country band lit up the stage at the Parco/Sinclair Historical Theatre.

Hailing from Cheyenne, Southern Fryed has carved a niche for themselves with their unique blend of Rocky Mountain Country, Texas Red Dirt, and Southern Rock. 

Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber Celebrates 50 Years of Community Excellence

By Dana Davis

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

Community Comes Together for a Killer Night of Fundraising

By Dana Davis

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

Saratoga Museum Joins Paint and Sip Craze

By K.J. Schricker

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

The Saratoga Museum is embracing the paint-and-sip phenomenon, offering locals a chance to unleash their creativity while enjoying a glass of wine.

Frozen Fun at Saratoga Lake

By Dana Davis    

Director, Saratoga Museum

 

Every year the Saratoga Museum takes over the Saratoga Lake for its ice golf scramble, The Frozen Fore. Now in it’s fourth year, the event has turned into one of the museum’s most popular and important fundraisers the museum hosts.

Winter Bingo Fundraiser to Benefit Carbon County Library Foundation

By Dana Davis   

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

The Carbon County Library Foundation is gearing up for a fun-filled afternoon of winter bingo to support literacy and community programs.

Do you know who really started Valentine’s Day?

By Mike Armstrong

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

Valentine’s Day is a special day for lovers that is celebrated on February 14. 

Most people know that it is named after St. Valentine, who was a Christian who preached his faith until 269 A.D. when he was executed in Rome. The day of his execution was February 14.

37th Annual Sierra Madre Winter Carnival Celebrates with Exciting Competitions

By Dana Davis

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

The 37th Annual Sierra Madre Winter Carnival brought joy and excitement to the community, showcasing thrilling competitions and delicious treats. Held from January 26 to January 28, the carnival featured a wide range of events that drew participants and spectators alike.

Sierra Madre Winter Carnival Snow Sculptures Bring Imagination to Life

By Mike Armstrong

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

The weather in Carbon County is not like last year at this time. Snow, cold and wind seemed relentless. Roads were closed often and people in their communities found themselves trapped for days on end. This year, recent days have been in the high 30s or low 40s.

Hope for a thrilling season ahead

By Susan Smith

307 GoFast on Ice

 

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