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 By Joshua Wood    News    November 25, 2020 

All the dents we can get

“I understand people have expressed concerns about their civil liberties. I get that, I understand that. On the other hand, this is a public health emergency. The last one of these major pandemics...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    November 25, 2020 

County approves Brush Creek road agreement

During the November 17 meeting of the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC), the commissioners approved a road use agreement between Carbon County and Brush Creek Ranch for a section of Carbon...

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 25, 2020 

Y2 to host virtual meeting

The Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) is in the process of developing a draft Natural Resource Management Plan (NRMP) for the county. The County has hired Y2 Consultants and Falen Law Offices to work with a County appointed steering...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    November 25, 2020 

Mask mandate issued in Carbon county

On November 18, Carbon County became one of nine other counties in the state to institute a mask mandate. The total number of counties in Wyoming with such a mandate is now at 12 with the public...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    November 18, 2020

Only going to get worse

*Editor’s Note: On November 17, Carbon County Health Officer Wayne Couch issued a county-wide mask mandate effective immediately. The Saratoga Sun will have more information next week.* “We have...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    November 18, 2020

Soils and sediment

As the Mullen Fire has been all but entirely extinguished following a heavy snow near the end of October, the assessment of damage done by the fire and future impacts to the area has been...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    November 18, 2020

Coordination center moves forward

Lenny Layman, Carbon County Emergency Manager, is one step closer to realizing the vision of a Carbon County Coordination Center following two significant donations to the project from energy...

 

Big turnout for generals

While other states are still counting votes days after November 3, the results in Carbon County were finalized on November 4. With more than 100 percent turnout, Carbon County Clerk Gwynn Bartlett...

 

A vision made real

At 10 a.m. on October 20, around 50 people came for the grand opening of the Carbon County Road and Bridge, Medicine Bow Shop and Sheriff Complex. That might be a mouthful, but the facility impressed...

 

Legals: A light in the shadows

Wyoming legislators, under the guise of “cost saving measures” for local governments, are again attempting to remove vital legal notices from the pages of your local newspaper. Though the Wyoming Legislature is not in session and many legislators... Full story

 
 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...

 

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