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 By Mike Armstrong    News    July 1, 2020 

Visitors council talks tax

The Carbon County Visitor Council met at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at the Hanna Town Hall for their monthly meeting. It was the first time the board has met in person since February. The monthly meetings...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    July 1, 2020 

Medicine Bow approves hiring deputy

The Medicine Bow Town Council met at 7 p.m. on June 8 at the Medicine Bow Community Center. Mayor Sharon Biamon along with council members John Cowdin, Lyle Flansburg, Lucinda Schofield, and Trevor...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    Lifestyles    July 1, 2020 

At a geologic pace

The Fossil Cabin Museum is getting ready for its move in the manner of a turtle, very slowly. There may even be a fossil bone from this type of reptile built into the house somewhere. Medicine Bow...

 

Dwelling in the Valley

"Michelle just refused to give up," Scott Mcilvaine said of his wife. "She just kept going forward because she wanted to give joy to the Valley." Scott was referring to her getting the Kitchen Dweller...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    Lifestyles    July 1, 2020 

Hanna postmaster ships out

After 20 years serving as postmaster for the Hanna Post Office Debbie Dancik-Paxton is retireing on July 2. Hanna was not her first assignment. She started with the post office nearly 40 years ago....

 

Lesson learned

I have said before, most people haven’t had as many roommates as myself. My last column I went over the ones I had before marriage. I couldn’t even try to put them all in one sitting. So I ended...

 

GEM shows off new Lora Nichols exhibit

by Mike Armstrong "Its wonderful," Carbon County historian Nancy Anderson exclaimed about the new Lora Webb Nichols exhibit at the Grand Encampment Museum (GEM). "It is very informative and beautifull...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    June 24, 2020

Hanna Landfill gets ready to close

The Hanna Landfill will close June 27 as a general dump for the towns of Elk Mountain, Hanna and Medicine Bow. To get the job done, roughly two dozen contractors went out to the landfill on Thursday...

 

HART starts work on historical garden

The Hanna Agricultural Resource Team (HART) met at 9 a.m. on June 13 at the Hanna Basin Museum to work on the historical tea garden the group had offered to create for the museum. Members Linda...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    June 17, 2020

High Country talks budgets

At 6:25 p.m. on Friday, at the Hanna Town Hall, the High Country Joint Powers Board (HCJPB) held a special meeting to discuss the budget. “Medicine Bow did not accept our budget as presented,...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    June 17, 2020

Riverside questions liquor license

The Riverside Town Council met at 6 p.m. on Thursday at the Riverside Town Hall. Mayor Leroy Stephenson and all council members were in attendance. The first order of business was a public hearing on...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    June 17, 2020

Buried by gophers

The Hanna Town Council met at 6 p.m. on June 9 at the Hanna Town Hall. In attendance Mayor Lois Buchanan, Councilmember Sammy Sikes and, by phone ,Councilmember Linda Schisel. The agenda was approved...

 

Fourth year best year for 'Tales'

The Tale of Two Cities disc golf event this past weekend in Encampment and Riverside had 52 contestants this year. This was the largest amount of competitors in the Mother Mountain Anglers (MMA)...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    June 10, 2020

Landfill has new worker

The High Country Joint Powers Board (HCJB) met at 6 p.m. on Thursday at the Medicine Bow Community Hall. The meeting didn’t get started until 6:10 p.m. because there were not enough representatives...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    June 10, 2020

Hanna Recreation Center plans reopening

The Hanna Parks and Recreation Board met at 4:30 p.m. on June 3 at the Hanna recreation center. Besides the board, Hanna mayor Lois Buchanan was in attendance. The board last met March 4. The recreati...

 

Roommate Influence

I believe our personalities are a cumulation of exposure to different people that have impact on us. Family is usually a given. My family definitely has influenced me as well as friends. Then there...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    June 10, 2020

The Retiring Nurse

After 28 years of working for Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2), 22 of them being the nurse for the entire district, Karen Patton is retiring. Until four years ago, Patton was the only nurse...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    June 10, 2020

People are moving again

Seth Konrath, owner of Elk Mountain Conoco and Walcott Junction Shell gas stations said that he is seeing numbers rising of vehicles coming to his stations after a huge drop off in March, April and...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    June 10, 2020

Museums get ready for summer

The museums in northern Carbon County are getting ready for summer visitors. Medicine Bow Museum and Hanna Basin Museum opened on Memorial weekend and Elk Mountain Museum is looking to open June 12....

 

Still waiting to move

The Fossil Museum House is still waiting to be moved to its new home at the Medicine Bow Museum. Its location is already picked out and will be directly across the street from the famous Virginian...

 

HART gets a start

The Hanna Agricultural Resources Team (HART) met for the first time since November at 6:30 p.m. on May 26 at the Hanna Community Garden. HART usually takes a break in the winter time, but starts to...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    June 3, 2020

Visitors council approves funding

The Carbon County Visitors Council (CCVC) met at 10 a.m. on May 20 by telephone and video conference. In addition to the representatives from each municipality for CCVC, grant applicants attended to...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    June 3, 2020

Hands on deck

In early May, the Hanna Landfill let go of two of its employees. "We had to let them go," Sharon Biamon Medicine Bow mayor and High Country Joint Powers Board (HCJP) member explained. "There were...

 

Mobile graduation in Medicine Bow

COVID-19 was not going to spoil the 6th grade graduation ceremony for the Medicine Bow Elementary School (MBES) graduates. The school went door to door on May 20 to celebrate the sixth graders...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    May 27, 2020

Trash, trucks and help

The Medicine Bow Town Council met at 7 p.m. on May 11 at the Medicine Bow Community Hall. Mayor Sharon Biamon called the meeting to order with Councilmembers John Cowdin (appearing via speakerphone),...

 

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