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Articles from the May 20, 2020 edition

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 By Joshua Wood    Education    May 20, 2020

CCSD2 graduation plans approved by county, state

For many students, the graduation ceremony is arguably one of the most important events of their high school career. Under normal circumstances, the planning and execution of the event can be frustrat...

 By Joshua Wood    News    May 20, 2020

Carbon County adds two more

*UPDATE* On Tuesday evening, an 8th positive case of novel coronavirus was added to Carbon County's total count. The confirmed case is an adult male over the age of 30 who tested positive in Laramie... Full story


Ellen Marie Burgess

Ellen was born on April 23, 1947 and raised in Laramie, Wyoming. At the age of 73, she passed away in Casper, Wyoming on April 29, 2020. She loved the time she spent as a child at her family cabin in... Full story

 By Joshua Wood    News    May 20, 2020

Two charged with felonies for body found on CR215

Following the arrest of two persons of interest connected to the body found in a vehicle on Carbon County Road 215, a 19-year-old and a 17-year-old could each face up to 20 years in prison in Wyoming...

 By Mike Armstrong    News    May 20, 2020

Mining trash

The Hanna Town Council had its meeting a little after 6 p.m. on May 12 at the Hanna Town Hall. Prior to the meeting, a public hearing was held for the renewal of liquor licenses for the 2020-2021 year...

 By Mike Armstrong    Opinion    May 20, 2020

The Normalcy of Dandelions

I have no illusions that life is going to go back to normal any time soon. Wyoming, the United States and the world, can start opening businesses that have been closed, but it doesn’t take away that... Full story


Get involved in NRMP

Dear Editor, Time to get involved folks! This is a call to the voices of all Carbon County residents to provide input based on your personal expertise, knowledge, experience and desire to develop the Natural Resources Management Plan for Carbon...

 By Staff Report    Business    May 20, 2020

MHCC gets LUCAS devices

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust recently announced a multimillion-dollar effort to save the lives of COVID-19 patients and protect the frontline healthcare workers caring for them. The grant will fund the purchase of six LUCAS...

 By Staff Report    Business    May 20, 2020

Carbon Power & Light announces new service rebate program

Members of Carbon Power & Light Inc. in 2020 will be eligible to receive electric services under a new rebate program that will extend significant benefits for line extension costs, the cooperative announced today. At its May 11 meeting, Carbon...


PVHP submits CAH plans

The Platte Valley Healthcare Project (PVHP), through its architect HGFA Architects of Billings, MT, has submitted final plans and drawings for the North Platte Valley Medical Center (NPVMC) to the Wyoming Department of Health. NPVMC will be a 25-bed...

 By Dana Davis    News    May 20, 2020

Maintain and stay firm

The Encampment Town Council meeting was held on May 14, 2020. It was decided that, since the COVID-19 pandemic has made everything so uncertain, the dredging project would be postponed. Jon Nelson of...

 By Dana Davis    Lifestyles    May 20, 2020

Sifting through Sandy Beach

On Monday May 18, 2020 several families volunteered to clean up Sandy Beach. Christy Keel organized a group of moms in effort to make the beach safer for kids since her son cut his foot on some...


Reopening in Medicine Bow

Carbon County is slowly showing signs of coming out of the COVID-19 lockdown. The Town of Medicine Bow opened town hall to the public on May 12 after the town council voted on May 11 to do so. It...

 By Joshua Wood    News    May 20, 2020

UPRSWDD develops plan for animal disposal

A week after holding their regular meeting at the Riverside Town Hall, the Upper Platte River Solid Waste Disposal District (UPRSWDD) returned to the building on May 12 for a workshop on how to move...

 By Joshua Wood    News    May 20, 2020

UPRSWDD discusses contracts

As the 2019/2020 fiscal year comes to a close for the Upper Platte River Solid Waste Disposal District (UPRSWDD), the district board is also putting the three-year contracts for both the Saratoga and...

 By Joshua Wood    Business    May 20, 2020

HMS signs contract with new doctor

Since Health Management Services (HMS) announced they were assuming management of the Corbett Medical Clinic in Saratoga in August 2018, one of the biggest concerns for Valley residents has been when...


Cooper says farewell

Some residents of this county might know Shelly Cooper as the Carbon County School District No. 2 Teacher of the Year. She won that honor last spring. Others might know she was a strong advocate for...

 By Joshua Wood    Lifestyles    May 20, 2020

A spring start for New BeCLEANings

While it may not have been a roaring start to a new initiative to keep the Valley clean, New BeCLEANings had a blooming start for spring on Friday morning as Leanna Jones, CEO for the Saratoga/Platte...

 By Dana Davis    News    May 20, 2020

Airport Board discusses funding fencing

The Airport Board meeting on Wednesday, May 13 2020 was a little over two hours long in which time, many topics were discussed but not many decisions were actually made. One thing that was...

 By Dana Davis    News    May 20, 2020

Eventful in Riverside

The Riverside Town Council meeting on May 14, 2020 went swiftly and orderly as ever. After the minutes were approved and the financials were passed as presented, Helen Weiland of the South Central...


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