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 By Max Miller    News    July 13, 2016

Library enters new chapter

“It’s your turn, Joyce,” Carbon County Library System Board (CCLSB) member Joanne Whitson told Joyce Menke. Minutes before, Menke had been elected CCLSB chair at a tear-filled 4.5 hour July 6 CC... Full story

 
 By Max Miller    News    July 13, 2016

Beaver Creek fire update

Aided by “red flag conditions” of dry weather and high winds, a fire that began June 19 about 15 miles northwest of Walden, Colo. grew substantially this weekend. With an expansion of about 3,500... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 13, 2016

Celebrating Ranch Traditions

At the 14th Annual Grand Encampment Cowboy Gathering this weekend, there will be a variety of activities such as free music performances, a ticketed night show, events for children, a breakfast, Cowboy Church and campfire jam sessions. The headline... Full story

 
 By FW Broschart    News    July 13, 2016

Contractor selected

At its monthly meeting Wednesday, the board of directors of the Upper Platte River Solid Waste Disposal Districts (Landfill board), selected a contractor for the construction of the new solid waste transfer station. The board selected Savery Creek... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 13, 2016

State fair accepting local rodeo entries

The 104th Wyoming State Fair and Rodeo is accepting entries from Wyoming cowboys and cowgirls to participate in the 2016 PRCA Rodeo. Rodeo performances are scheduled for August 14-15 at the State Fairgrounds. Contestants must be entered by 2 p.m. on... Full story

 
 By Max Miller    Politics    July 13, 2016

Wind tax resolution tabled

Talk of increasing the wind energy excise tax in Cheyenne has prompted the Saratoga Town Council to consider adopting a resolution opposing any such increase. The text of the resolution, written by... Full story

 
 By Max Miller    Opinion    July 13, 2016

The Maine thing

I spent seven months of 2011 bush-whacking, boulder-rolling and timber-hauling my way through some of the most inaccessible and gorgeous parts of Maine. It was a strangely disjointed and financially... Full story

 
 By FW Broschart    Business    July 13, 2016

Oil and gas unemployment rates remain high in nation, state

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its latest unemployment figures Friday that showed an increase in payrolls that offset a disappointing performance in May, but the impact on Wyoming is unclear. Nationwide, nonfarm payroll increased... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 13, 2016

Mule deer management meetings scheduled

A press release from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) announced that “a series of collaborative meetings to discuss mule deer management in the Platte Valley” will be held between July 18 and July 21. The first meeting will be held 6... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 13, 2016

Writer's prize offered

The Wyoming Arts Council is accepting applications for the 2017 Creative Writing fellowships. The annual creative writing fellowships are awards of merit based on a writer’s body of work and honoring Wyoming’s literary artists whose work... Full story

 

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CARBON COUNTY SENIOR CENTERS Wednesday: Meatloaf, O’Brien potatoes, creamed peas, wheat roll, cinnamon apples, milk Thursday: Chicken supreme, rice, broccoli, wheat bread, fruit cup, brownie, milk Friday: Roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy,... Full story