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 By Joshua Wood    News    September 23, 2020 

Managing a coordinated plan

by Joshua Wood Lenny Layman hasn’t been the Carbon County Emergency Manager for very long, having taken the job in May, but recent events—such as the RR 316 Fire in Hanna—have kept him busy....

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    September 9, 2020

Can you hear me now?

The process of expanding cell phone coverage in Carbon County began for Union Wireless on September 1 as four public hearings were held during a meeting of the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BO...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    September 9, 2020

New direction for historical building

The historic Hugus-Ferguson Building will not be home to the Carbon County Museum anytime in the near future.  Nearly seven years after the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) and the...

 

For the sake of mental health

After 50 years of serving the county, Carbon County Counseling will be undergoing a transition.  On September 1, CEO Patrick Gonzales approached the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) for...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    September 2, 2020

From analog to digital

Despite the impact felt by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Carbon County Library System (CCLS) ended the 2019/2020 fiscal year relatively well according to Jacob Mickelsen, CCLS director....

 

General election set

As the dust has settled from the 2020 Primary Election on August 18, the roster has been set for the general election on November 3. On the national stage, Wyomingites will have four women from the...

 

Absentee ballots increased in 2020

While most data from the 2020 Primary Election was on par with the primary election two years ago, one area that saw an increase was in absentee ballots cast prior to August 18.  This information...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    September 2, 2020

Gateway to understanding

Following two special meetings, one on Tuesday and one on Friday, between two counties and several municipalities, it appears that the entities have settled on a request to be presented to the Industr...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    September 2, 2020

Commissioners to amend personnel policy

The Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) have amended their personnel and benefits manual, updating it from the 2016 version. The proposed amendments cover several issues and the BOCCC will...

 

Carbon County turnout average

With the primary election over, some candidates can breathe a sigh of relief as they have successfully fended off challengers in both House District 47 and on the Board of Carbon County...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    July 29, 2020

Museum district heads to ballot

After an extended public hearing and 30 day protest period that saw no written protest, the proposed Saratoga-Ryan Park Museum District will be heading to the ballot in November. During the July 20...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    July 29, 2020

Early voting moving ahead

With the primary election rapidly approaching and the United States still dealing with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), absentee voting has taken center stage this election cycle. At the July 20...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    July 15, 2020

Facing coronavirus and cuts

Carbon County Public Health will be facing budget cuts from the State level even as they prepare for a potential increase in cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).  Cuts to Public Health During...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    July 15, 2020

Joint powers board hosts Corthell and King

The Saratoga-Carbon County Impact Joint Powers Board (SCCIJPB) met with two attorneys from Corthell and King, the Laramie based law firm selected last month by the SCCIJPB, during their July 8...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Politics    July 8, 2020

Two forums scheduled by Valley Service Organization

With the Primary Election little more than a month away, Valley residents will have two opportunities to learn more about the candidates that will be appearing on the ballot on August 18.  The...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    July 1, 2020

Saratoga finalizes budget, budget amendment

While a nearly two and half hour discussion over a report from James Childress and two executive sessions took up the majority of the Saratoga Town Council meeting on June 23, the governing body also...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 24, 2020

Proposed museum district enters 30 day protest period

"I kind of feel like (King) Solomon here with the baby. We've heard a lot of comments to and fro, we've received a lot of comments to and fro and I feel like I'm a fenced turtle on this." This...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 24, 2020

Language over litigation?

For the second time this month, the Saratoga Town Council held a special meeting on June 17 as business previously thought addressed in the first special meeting required further attention.  As was...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 24, 2020

Commissioners approve four fireworks applications

The Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) approved four firework applications during their June 16 meeting, but not without some discussion in regards to equitable enforcement of the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 17, 2020

Council passes budget amendment on second reading

During the June 11 special meeting of the Saratoga Town Council, the governing body voted 3-1 to pass Ordinance No. 856, a budget amendment for Fiscal Year 2019/2020, on second reading with...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 17, 2020

Water, sewer board engages with attorney

At their regular meeting on June 10, the Saratoga-Carbon County Impact Joint Powers Board (SCCIJPB) read a letter from the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) expressing their concern over fu...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 10, 2020

County renews contract with Couch

The Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) renewed their contract with Dr. Wayne Couch during their June 2 meeting at the recommendation of Amanda Brown, Carbon County Public Health nurse...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 10, 2020

Saratoga-Ryan Park Museum District on hold

The pursuit of a special museum tax district by the Saratoga Museum and Historical Association (Saratoga Museum) has been placed on a temporary hold following the June 2 meeting of the Board of...

 

Save the Saratoga Musuem

Dear Editor, Establishing a local museum to preserve our rich history and heritage is hard, but not nearly as tough as maintaining one. A bold statement, yet I feel I can back it up having help found...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 3, 2020

Setting the ballot for 2020

If the amount of candidates who have filed is any indication, the 2020 Primary Election will be one to watch on the national, state and local level. Following the deadline of May 29, a total of 16...

 

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