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 By Mike Armstrong    Lifestyles    July 1, 2020 

At a geologic pace

The Fossil Cabin Museum is getting ready for its move in the manner of a turtle, very slowly. There may even be a fossil bone from this type of reptile built into the house somewhere. Medicine Bow...

 
 By Mike Armstrong    Lifestyles    July 1, 2020 

Hanna postmaster ships out

After 20 years serving as postmaster for the Hanna Post Office Debbie Dancik-Paxton is retireing on July 2. Hanna was not her first assignment. She started with the post office nearly 40 years ago....

 
 By Staff Report    Lifestyles    July 1, 2020 

Carbon County 4-H leader named Volunteer of the Year

Dedicating their head, heart, hands and health (4-H) Deanna Maul of Campbell County and Marquita McNees of Carbon County have received 4-H Salute to Excellence Awards. Nominators said both share...

 

A bumpy road to 100

Editor's note: This story originally ran June 20, 2018 On June 15, 1918 the end of World War I was approaching. The University of Wyoming had just announced it would no longer be teaching German as a...

 

GEM shows off new Lora Nichols exhibit

by Mike Armstrong "Its wonderful," Carbon County historian Nancy Anderson exclaimed about the new Lora Webb Nichols exhibit at the Grand Encampment Museum (GEM). "It is very informative and beautifull...

 

HART starts work on historical garden

The Hanna Agricultural Resource Team (HART) met at 9 a.m. on June 13 at the Hanna Basin Museum to work on the historical tea garden the group had offered to create for the museum. Members Linda...

 
 By Dana Davis    Lifestyles    June 24, 2020

Citizens organized to see violence ended

On Wednesday June 17, 2020 Citizens Organized to see Violence Ended (COVE) held a meet and greet for volunteers. The turn out was better than expected with not only volunteers from Rawlins, but...

 

Fourth year best year for 'Tales'

The Tale of Two Cities disc golf event this past weekend in Encampment and Riverside had 52 contestants this year. This was the largest amount of competitors in the Mother Mountain Anglers (MMA)...

 

Music in the Park Cancelled

The staff of the City of Rawlins is sad to announce that the Music in the Park concert series dates for June will not be held: June 18th and 25th. After review of the current Statewide Public Heath Order for events as well as discussions with local...

 

Still waiting to move

The Fossil Museum House is still waiting to be moved to its new home at the Medicine Bow Museum. Its location is already picked out and will be directly across the street from the famous Virginian...

 

HART gets a start

The Hanna Agricultural Resources Team (HART) met for the first time since November at 6:30 p.m. on May 26 at the Hanna Community Garden. HART usually takes a break in the winter time, but starts to...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Lifestyles    June 3, 2020

We've got you covered

While it remains to be seen if there will be another wave of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Valley has been relatively unscatched by the global pandemic. Normally insulated...

 

Not so fast, pard!

The Grand Encampment Cowboy Gathering is the latest event to fall victim to concerns over the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and its effects on social gatherings. The annual event, which would have...

 

PVHP submits CAH plans

The Platte Valley Healthcare Project (PVHP), through its architect HGFA Architects of Billings, MT, has submitted final plans and drawings for the North Platte Valley Medical Center (NPVMC) to the Wyoming Department of Health. NPVMC will be a 25-bed...

 
 By Dana Davis    Lifestyles    May 20, 2020

Sifting through Sandy Beach

On Monday May 18, 2020 several families volunteered to clean up Sandy Beach. Christy Keel organized a group of moms in effort to make the beach safer for kids since her son cut his foot on some...

 

Reopening in Medicine Bow

Carbon County is slowly showing signs of coming out of the COVID-19 lockdown. The Town of Medicine Bow opened town hall to the public on May 12 after the town council voted on May 11 to do so. It...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Lifestyles    May 20, 2020

A spring start for New BeCLEANings

While it may not have been a roaring start to a new initiative to keep the Valley clean, New BeCLEANings had a blooming start for spring on Friday morning as Leanna Jones, CEO for the Saratoga/Platte...

 
 By Dana Davis    Lifestyles    May 13, 2020

National Day of Prayer

The first Thursday in May was designated as the National Day of Prayer by President Harry Truman on April 17, 1952. However, the tradition goes back to President Abraham Lincoln who had established a...

 

Center celebrates safely

This Friday, May 15 is our Birthday/Anniversary meal and the menu is chicken fried steak. Please call by 9 a.m. to get on the list and pick-up is at 11 a.m. Please be sure to take the necessary precautions to keep yourself well. Wash hands, sanitize...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Lifestyles    May 6, 2020

PVMA to hold National Day of Prayer at PVCC

Much like everything and everyone else over the past two months, the Platte Valley Ministerial Association (PVMA) has had to rethink how to hold the National Day of Prayer. The observance of the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Lifestyles    May 6, 2020

Food pantry still open to provide services

Over the past several weeks, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has impacted many facets of Americans' way of life. The price of gas has plummeted, unemployment has soared to numbers not seen since the...

 

A Creative Easter Egg Hunt

As the month of April ends, many activities were canceled throughout Carbon County and the nation due to the concern of COVID-19 and adhering to social distancing directives. Even though Easter servic...

 

Bees, Birds, Butterflies, Bats, Beetles, and Wind–Oh My

What do all these things have in common? They all help provide pollination, so we have food on our tables. Grocery stores would be rather empty without the hard work of bees, birds, butterflies, bats and other pollinators. Yes, even the wind helps...

 

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