The Saratoga Sun -

(175) stories found containing 'board of carbon county commissioners'

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 175



 By Joshua Wood    News    June 16, 2021 

Ducks and squalls

The headache of Senate File 60 and ad valorem taxes is continuing for county treasurers and will likely turn into one for county assessors as well. At the June 1 meeting of the Board of Carbon County...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 16, 2021 

Preparing for a light show

With Independence Day just around the corner, the desire to light off fireworks is likely increasing for individuals and commercial entities alike.  Each year, businesses such as Brush Creek Ranch,...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 9, 2021

Wyoming selected for reactor demonstration

It appears nuclear energy will be coming to Wyoming in the near future. In a press release from the Office of Governor Mark Gordon, it was announced TerraPower and PacificCorp would be undergoing...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 9, 2021

County commissioners select official seal

Following a request for entries from county residents to design an official seal for Carbon County, the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) have selected their official seal. Bobbie Herman...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 2, 2021

Ad valorem taxes discussed by commissioners

Newly passed legislation appears to be causing headaches for county treasurers throughout Wyoming before it has even taken effect. Senate File 60, which was introduced and passed during the 2021...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 2, 2021

Espy elected WIR 2nd Vice President

Carbon County Commissioner John Espy was recently elected as the 2nd Vice President of the Western Interstate Region (WIR) according to a press release from the Wyoming County Commissioners...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 12, 2021

Know your boundaries

As the 2022 election cycle seems to be heating up early, election precincts and municipal boundaries were a point of discussion during the May 4 meeting of the Board of Carbon County Commissioners....

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 12, 2021

Fire season starting early

Though Carbon County has received some much needed moisture in the past few days, fire departments throughout the county have been dealing with an increasing number of wildland fires due to a...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 5, 2021

Nyman nominated

Just one day after Paul Zamora's effective retirement as the Carbon County Coroner, the Carbon County Republican Party Central Committee unanimously selected a candidate to fill the vacancy. Brittany...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 28, 2021

Puffer fish and sand pits

Carbon County Road 351, also known as Seminoe Road, may be seeing far more traffic than normal. It also may be seeing more attention than normal. During the April 20 meeting of the Board of Carbon...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 28, 2021

No finer professional

It was difficult to find a dry eye in the Medicine Bow Senior Center on April 20 as Carbon County Coroner Paul Zamora announced his resignation via letter to the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 28, 2021

Audits and grant applications

With budget sessions beginning this week for the Saratoga Town Council, the search continues for an accounting firm to audit Fiscal Year 2019/2020.  At the April 20 meeting of the governing body,...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 21, 2021

Energizing Rock Creek

As Carbon County receives national, and international, attention for its embrace of wind energy, the influx of wind energy projects shows no sign of stopping.  On April 6, Michael Svedeman, Senior...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 14, 2021

Looking at strengths and weaknesses

While the arrival of spring may have more people thinking about floods rather than fires, four recent events that began as controlled burns are showing just how dry things are before the spring runoff...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 14, 2021

A weighty decision

Haulers with oversize loads can expect to have their weight checked in the near future.  Little more than a month after the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) approved a resolution...

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 14, 2021

Seal of approval?

From coal to wind and from agriculture to tourism, Carbon County has a diverse past, present and future. If one lucky resident can represent the county in a new seal, they could receive $600 from the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC). In...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 7, 2021

Lifting weights

Within a month of the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) being informed about weight restrictions on a Highway 130 bridge at mile marker 57.52, those restrictions have been removed. As was...

 

Making the rounds

On March 18 and 19, Jackie King, a field representative for Senator Cynthia Lummis, came to Carbon County to touch base with residents, organizations and businesses. The morning of the 18th, King...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    March 24, 2021

Practical or political?

For some, it may seem that one election cycle bleeds right into another especially as several current members of the Wyoming Legislature have made early announcements of running against...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    March 24, 2021

Repairing bridges

Just two weeks after finding out about weight restrictions placed by the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) on a Highway 130 bridge, the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) were...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    March 24, 2021

Your call has been declined

More than a month after tabling a resolution in regards to a conditional use permit from Union Telephone Company (Union Wireless) and the City of Rawlins, the Board of Carbon County Commissioners...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    March 10, 2021

A bridge not far enough

Should the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) invest in upgrading a bridge on Wyoming Highway 130 or should the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) spend more than $1 million upgrad...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    March 10, 2021

Give it some gas!

More than a month after Blakeman Propane appeared before the Saratoga Town Council, the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) approved a conditional use permit for the Wyoming-based company dur...

 

Champion tourism

The importance of tourism to Carbon County is everywhere if one knows where to look. The iconic hotels and good restaurants are not the only places that serve visitors. Gas stations, retail...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    February 24, 2021

Paving the way

The Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) passed two resolutions during their February 16 meeting that adopted policies proposed by Kandis Fritz, Carbon County Road and Bridge Coordinator....

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021