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 By Virginia Parker    News    November 24, 2022 

County commissioners approve slate of zone changes

Carbon County Clerk Gwynn Bartlett recognized Lisa Smith at the November 15 Board of Carbon County Commissioners meeting. Smith has been with Carbon County and has been Deputy Clerk with the...

 

Grants and resolutions top the list

At the November 1, 2022 Carbon County Commissioners meeting Carbon County Clerk Gwynn Bartlett recognized several staff members for their service to Carbon County: Jody Deist-Fairhurst for 18 years...

 

Dollars and cents at the front of the line

Saratoga Mayor Creed James presented the Childhood Cancer Awareness resolution to the Council and the guests at the Saratoga Town Council meeting on October, 18, 2022. It is a resolution that makes...

 

Retirement, roads and turbines

At the Carbon County Commissioners meeting on September 20, 2022, Sheriff Archie Royal asked to recognize Becky George’s 17 years of service to Carbon County Sheriff’s office. She is retiring....

 

Carbon County Fire District under consideration

Carbon County has approximately 137 fire fighters responding to fire and rescue emergencies within the county. Carbon County Fire Department operates county-owned fire stations in Hanna, Muddy Gap,...

 

Board of Carbon County Commissioners meeting at a glance

• Kandis Fritz of Road and Bridge reports traffic counts have risen. For example, the traffic on CR387, South Spring Creek the count was 118 cars, Cow Creek was 86 per day. These numbers determine whether magnesium chloride will be applied to the...

 

The Fair is good for Kids

Pam and Scott Thayer are well known in Rawlins and Carbon County for their work and volunteer efforts. They were still surprised and honored when Scott was picked to be the Grand Marshal of the...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    August 4, 2022

Fire District for protection of Carbon County

Carbon County Fire Chief, John Rutherford, and County Commissioner, Travis Moore, have been making themselves available all over Carbon County to answer questions about the possibility of a fire...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 7, 2022

End of Watch

The Carbon County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) lost one of their own over the July 4 weekend. According to a press release from the CCSO, Deputy Jeffrey Walton-a 30 year veteran of the office-passed away...

 
 By Ezra Boileau    News    July 7, 2022

Over and done

The Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) held a rather quick meeting post-Independence Day. With Vice-Chair Sue Jones directing the meeting—Chairman John Johnson joined via phone—the commissioners quickly moved through their business on...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 30, 2022

Ready for Rainbows

by Joshua Wood As the 50th annual gathering of the Rainbow Family of Living Light (Rainbow Family) approaches its apex this weekend, entities in both Colorado and Wyoming are preparing for a...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 23, 2022

Rainbows landing in Routt County

by Joshua Wood The Rainbow Family of Living Light (Rainbow Family) has settled on a location for its 50th anniversary gathering this summer, bringing the event to the doorstep of Wyoming and Carbon...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 16, 2022

Abels' contract renewed

Dr. Duane Abels will continue to serve as the Carbon County Health Officer following a unanimous vote from the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) on June 7. The renewal of Abels’ contract...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 16, 2022

Commissioners trademark seal

The now recognizable Carbon County seal-created by artist Bobbie Herman-will soon be trademarked by the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) for use on paper and stationary. While there was...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Politics    June 2, 2022

Filing period officially closed

The date of the 2022 Primary Election continues to draw closer. With the filing period closing at 5 p.m. on May 27, some candidates will have a tough race ahead of them. Other seats, however, will...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 19, 2022

A difficult decision

Earlier this month, Memorial Hospital of Carbon County (MHCC) announced they would be terminating labor and delivery services. The decision, according to MHCC CEO Ken Harman, was not one arrived at...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 19, 2022

Crowding the skies

As wind energy projects continue to blow into northern Carbon County, various entities have sought to determine the impacts it has or will have on wildlife.  In 2021, the Board of Carbon County...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 12, 2022

Rainbows at the border?

The first gathering of the Rainbow Family of Living Light (Rainbow Family) took place in July 1972 at Strawberry Lake, Colorado. Now, 50 years later, the counterculture movement may be returning to...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 12, 2022

Commissioners set salaries

The salaries for county officials have been set by the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC). The commissioners approved Resolution 2022-16 during their May 3 meeting. The resolution sets...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 21, 2022

To take or not

As the State of Wyoming moves forward with the process of monthly mineral ad valorem tax collection, counties affected by the process are now eligible for loans impacted by delayed payments for...

 
 By Micky Jones    News    April 21, 2022

Helping Victims

By Micky Jones The Riverside town council had a filled agenda for the spring meeting April 14th. In attendance were Mayor Leroy Stephenson, council members Ed Golden and Fred Lorenz. Stephenson told...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 21, 2022

Sand Creek Bridge to be repaired

By Joshua Wood Of the four bridges maintained by Carbon County which were proposed by the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) for repair or replacement using funds from the Bipartisan...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    April 7, 2022

Hydrogen project recommended for approval

Nicholas Bair, CEO of Clean Energy Holdings and Bair Energy, spent this past weekend speaking with many residents of northern Carbon County.Friday, Bair went to Hanna where he met with Mayor Lois Buch...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    April 7, 2022

Public health short nurses

Outdated state salaries and higher paying alternatives appear to have all but depleted the amount of staff at Carbon County Public Health. Amanda Brown, Carbon County Public Health nurse manager,...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    March 31, 2022

Building bipartisan bridges

The Saratoga Town Council will be practicing bipartisanship and building bridges in the very literal sense. During the March 15 meeting of the governing body, Mayor Creed James read correspondence...

 

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