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Articles from the June 29, 2016 edition

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 By FW Broschart    Business    June 29, 2016

DKRW disbands

A proposed coal liquefaction plant south of Medicine Bow is no more, according to an email sent to the Wyoming Industrial Siting Council (ISC) by the project’s proponent, Houston-based DKRW, Inc. The beleaguered project met its end after DKRW... Full story

 By Max Miller    News    June 29, 2016

CCLSB director resigns

As of July 18, a fractious Carbon County Library System Board (CCLSB) will have one more position to fill. Rather than continue working in what she deemed a “hostile work environment,” CCLSB... Full story

 By Max Miller    News    June 29, 2016

Budgeting time

A sleepy agenda and the necessity of reading several lengthy budgetary amendments verbatim may have kept attendance down at the June 21 Saratoga Town Council Meeting. Less than 10 citizens came to... Full story

 By Madeline Weiss    News    June 29, 2016

Beaver Creek fire grows

The Beaver Creek fire, responsible for increasing levels of smoke in the Platte Valley, has grown to 9114 acres as of Tuesday morning, according to Aaron Voos, U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Public... Full story

 By FW Broschart    News    June 29, 2016

A little help from Friends

A group of concerned citizens of Encampment and Riverside met Thursday to discuss a community approach to keeping hours at the Encampment-Riverside library in the wake of massive budget cuts to the county library system. Amidst a library system in... Full story


The final chapter

We just ordered a new tent. It’s a really nice one, too, a good deal from Sierra Trading Post. It’s pretty heavy but it should be able to withstand just about any rafting trip, backcountry skiing... Full story


Hand-Pulling Weeds: Effective or more work?

The ground is thawing, birds are chirping, and gardeners are hittin’ the flower beds. Little green guys push through the dirt surface; some are keepers and some have to go, but how? Is pulling unwanted weeds really the way to go, or will pulling... Full story


The cowboy life

The cowboy life is what identifies living in the West. It is not an easy life. The cowboy needs to know how to rope a calf, brand the calf without inflicting too much pain and learn water laws. Water rights in Wyoming can be confusing. Saturday,... Full story


Independence Weekend schedule

Friday, July 1 8 p.m. Live Music The Snowy Mountain Brewery will host Captain Red Eye & The Rhino Hunters. This Americana band shoots for a dance-able performance. The band’s sound is often compared with the sounds of Tom Petty, Allman Brothers... Full story

 By Madeline Weiss    News    June 29, 2016

Making plans and memories

Alicia Zaragoza knew she wanted to be involved in education, but after Wyoming Girls State, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, she decided that a superintendent position is right for her. At... Full story


Festival of the Arts returns

A once-popular independence day activity, Festival of the Arts, will be coming back to Saratoga this year on Independence Day weekend, allowing visitors to view and purchase art. The event will be hel... Full story


The Great Race

A vintage car endurance race made its way into Rawlins on June 22, boasting unique vehicles of all kinds as they continued on their way from California to Illinois.... Full story

 By FW Broschart    News    June 29, 2016

County Attorney, Coroner may feel budget sting

At the Carbon County Board of Commissioners meeting on Monday, officials from the County Attorney’s office and the Coroner’s office cited shrinking budgets and increasing workloads as a potential problem for the offices in the upcoming year.... Full story

 By Max Miller    Lifestyles    June 29, 2016

Under the Streetlamp at the PVCC

From Broadway stages in New York, to the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles to the Wilbur Theatre in Boston to ... the Platte Valley Community Center (PVCC) in Saratoga. On July 12, the four-member retro... Full story



Carbon County Senior Centers Wednesday: Sausage and egg bake, hash browns, spinach, banana muffin, cherries, milk Thursday: French dip sandwich, au jus, oven brown potato, green beans, grapes, milk Friday: Barbecue riblet, potato wedges, cole slaw,... Full story


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