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 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....

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    February 24, 2021 

Commissioners get fire updates

During their February 16 meeting, the Board of Carbon County Commissioners heard updates on both the Mullen Fire and the Hanna RR 316 Fire from Lenny Layman, Carbon County Emergency Manager.  The...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    February 17, 2021

Commissioners approve transmission line

After nearly two months, Rocky Mountain Power finally received approval for construction of a transmission line between the Shirley Basin Substation in Carbon County and the Windstar Substation in...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    February 17, 2021

Can you please hold?

In recent months, representatives for Union Telephone Company (Union Wireless) have appeared before the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) for approval to extend the height of existing...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 17, 2021

Draft NRMP plan released

The Board Carbon County Commissioners, along with a steering committee, has completed a draft Natural Resource Management Plan (NRMP). The County developed this Plan as a tool which allows a local government to have a substantive impact on federal...

 

Public notices must remain accessible

When the Wyoming Legislature reconvenes in March, the perennial battle to keep public notices in Wyoming newspapers will return as well.  On February 4, the Senate Corporation Committee voted 4-1 to advance to the Wyoming Senate legislation that... Full story

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    February 10, 2021

Commissioners talk about IT

As the demands of information technology increase for Carbon County, IT Director Matt Webster is finding himself in need of more help. Currently, the County IT Department consists of Webster and IT...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    January 27, 2021

But does it look nice?

Safety and aesthetics were the top concerns raised by the Saratoga Town Council in regards to a proposed bulk propane storage facility south of town during their January 19 meeting. The facility,...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    January 27, 2021

Information, literacy

The Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) were given a preview of the Carbon County Library System’s (CCLS) strategic plan during their January 19 meeting.  Along with hearing about the...

 

Delinquent accounts in hot water

Delinquent water accounts were the hot topic for Hanna Town Council at their first meeting of 2021. While the outstanding amounts owed to the Town of Hanna has drastically reduced since last...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    January 13, 2021

Commissioners approve Wyoming Downs

The Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) started the new year off at the tracks as they approved a resolution for pari mutuel wagering to operate in the county during their January 5 meeting....

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 30, 2020

Rocky Mountain permit tabled

As their final action of 2020, the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) tabled a conditional use permit from Rocky Mountain Power for Segment D-1 of the Gateway West Transmission Line Project...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 16, 2020

Wyoming receives COVID vaccines

As announcements of vaccines for the coronavirus (COVID-19) began to roll out across the country, many Wyoming residents likely wondered when those vaccines would arrive in the Cowboy State. During...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 9, 2020

Commissioners stay in Sun

The Saratoga Sun will remain the official publication of the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) following their December 1 meeting. This marks the first time in recent history that the Sun...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 2, 2020

County GOP request mask order rescinded

On November 23, six days after Carbon County Health Officer Wayne Couch announced a county-wide mask mandate, the executive committee of the Carbon County Republican Party issued a letter of concern...

 
 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

 

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