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Tourism still strong

The Carbon County Visitor Council (CCVC) met at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Cotton Tree Inn in Rawlins. The approval of the agenda and the minutes from the regular meeting September 16 were done...

 

A groundbreaking reality

A process that began little more than two years ago finally come to fruition on a warm October day in Saratoga. On Saturday morning, the groundbreaking for the much anticipated North Platte Valley...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    October 7, 2020

Encampment accepts bid

The Encampment Town Council held a special meeting October 1, 2020 to decide which bid to accept for a new truck for Police Chief Kevin Shue. The meeting lasted less than 10 minutes. Shue said that...

 

Candidates to speak at VSO forum

All candidates for Saratoga Town Council and House District 47 have indicated they will attend the upcoming candidates’ forum sponsored by the Valley Service Organization (VSO), according to Kassey Westring, forum moderator for the organization....

 

The summer of COVID-19

Summer 2020 is officially over and Carbon County, like the state of Wyoming, had to make adjustments as the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) was still impacting life for many residents. It was hoped back...

 

CCVC meets in Saratoga

The Carbon County Visitors Council (CCVC) met at 10 a.m. on September 16 at Firewater Public House in Saratoga. The agenda and minutes from the regularly scheduled meeting on August 19 were approved....

 

Wind and water at CCCOG

The Carbon County Council of Governments (CCCOG) met at 6:30 p.m. on September 16 at the Medicine Bow Community Hall. Baggs, Dixon, Elk Mountain, Hanna, Medicine Bow, Rawlins and Saratoga had represen...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    September 23, 2020

"Do ruffle the feathers"

by Dana Davis Mayor Greg Salisbury was unable to attend the Encampment Town Council meeting on September 9, 2020. Councilmember Bill Craig acted as mayor pro-tem. After the expedient approval of the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    September 16, 2020

Planning commission zoned out

With seven board positions and four board members, the Saratoga Planning Commission only had two members in attendance for their September 8 meeting at Saratoga Town Hall; Chairman Jim Beckmann and...

 
 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...

 

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    August 12, 2020

Changes to Saratoga Council

Moving forward, the Saratoga Town Council will meet an hour later than they have in recent years.  The change in time comes following a failed attempt at an ordinance to change the meeting date of...

 

World class treasures

The size of the Grand Encampment Museum (GEM) in Encampment and the Little Snake River Museum (LSRM) in Savery surprise visitors. Although there is a main building where visitors start in both...

 

Want change? Run for office

The date of the 2020 Primary Election draws ever closer and, soon, voters will be going to the ballot to make their choice on who they want to move forward to the General Election to represent them. While there are plenty of choices on the national...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    July 22, 2020

Payroll, taxes and late fees

Three months after the resignation of Katrina Nuhn from the Town of Encampment’s Department of Public Works, the Encampment Town Council hired a new employee at their rescheduled July 14 meeting....

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    July 8, 2020

Town of Saratoga to pay landfill fees

With the start of the 2020/2021 Fiscal Year, the Upper Platte River Solid Waste District (UPRSWDD) has begun to follow through with their intention of handling their own billing for the Saratoga...

 
 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 Mike Armstrong    News    July 1, 2020

Visitors council talks tax

The Carbon County Visitor Council met at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at the Hanna Town Hall for their monthly meeting. It was the first time the board has met in person since February. The monthly meetings...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    June 17, 2020

Riverside questions liquor license

The Riverside Town Council met at 6 p.m. on Thursday at the Riverside Town Hall. Mayor Leroy Stephenson and all council members were in attendance. The first order of business was a public hearing on...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    June 3, 2020

North Platte claims council member

A weekend that was supposed to be one of triumph for high school graduates started off with tragedy as one Saratoga resident drowned on the North Platte River on May 29.  According to a press...

 
 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...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    News    June 3, 2020

Visitors council approves funding

The Carbon County Visitors Council (CCVC) met at 10 a.m. on May 20 by telephone and video conference. In addition to the representatives from each municipality for CCVC, grant applicants attended to...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    May 27, 2020

Election filings closing Friday

Election filing for town, county and state offices has been open since May 14 and will close May 29. Up for grabs are multiple town council seats, unexpired mayoral terms and county commissioners seat...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    May 20, 2020

Maintain and stay firm

The Encampment Town Council meeting was held on May 14, 2020. It was decided that, since the COVID-19 pandemic has made everything so uncertain, the dredging project would be postponed. Jon Nelson of...

 
 By Dana Davis    News    May 20, 2020

Eventful in Riverside

The Riverside Town Council meeting on May 14, 2020 went swiftly and orderly as ever. After the minutes were approved and the financials were passed as presented, Helen Weiland of the South Central...

 

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