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 By Joshua Wood    News    May 27, 2020 

What is a reasonable allocation

Enterprise funds managed by the Town of Saratoga are restricted but those funds should have also been charged an overhead interfund allocation. That appears to be the argument presented by James Child... Full story

 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 Joshua Wood    News    May 27, 2020 

Cleaning up downtown

During their May 19 meeting, the Saratoga Town Council was faced with the issue of how to gain the attention of Family Dollar corporate headquarters in regards to violation of town ordinance in...

 By Joshua Wood    News    May 27, 2020 

Soak sorry, we're still closed

For more than two months, regular users of the Saratoga Hot Pool, or Hobo Pool, haven’t been able to soak in the geothermal mineral waters of the longtime fixture. Following recommendations from...

 By Joshua Wood    News    May 27, 2020 

That's just beachy

Over the past several years, Saratoga Lake has arguably been one of the recreational destinations of the area. Aside from being host for the annual Saratoga Lake Ice Fishing Derby for nearly 40... Full story

 By Joshua Wood    News    May 27, 2020 

Location, Location, Location

In March, the Town of Saratoga responded to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) by closing town hall to appointment only and limiting meetings of the Saratoga Town Council to 10 people or less. While...

 By Mike Armstrong    News    May 27, 2020 

Trash, trucks and help

The Medicine Bow Town Council met at 7 p.m. on May 11 at the Medicine Bow Community Hall. Mayor Sharon Biamon called the meeting to order with Councilmembers John Cowdin (appearing via speakerphone),...

 By Joshua Wood    News    May 20, 2020

Carbon County adds two more

*UPDATE* On Tuesday evening, an 8th positive case of novel coronavirus was added to Carbon County's total count. The confirmed case is an adult male over the age of 30 who tested positive in Laramie... Full story

 By Joshua Wood    News    May 20, 2020

Two charged with felonies for body found on CR215

Following the arrest of two persons of interest connected to the body found in a vehicle on Carbon County Road 215, a 19-year-old and a 17-year-old could each face up to 20 years in prison in Wyoming...

 By Mike Armstrong    News    May 20, 2020

Mining trash

The Hanna Town Council had its meeting a little after 6 p.m. on May 12 at the Hanna Town Hall. Prior to the meeting, a public hearing was held for the renewal of liquor licenses for the 2020-2021 year...

 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 Joshua Wood    News    May 20, 2020

UPRSWDD develops plan for animal disposal

A week after holding their regular meeting at the Riverside Town Hall, the Upper Platte River Solid Waste Disposal District (UPRSWDD) returned to the building on May 12 for a workshop on how to move...

 By Joshua Wood    News    May 20, 2020

UPRSWDD discusses contracts

As the 2019/2020 fiscal year comes to a close for the Upper Platte River Solid Waste Disposal District (UPRSWDD), the district board is also putting the three-year contracts for both the Saratoga and...

 By Dana Davis    News    May 20, 2020

Airport Board discusses funding fencing

The Airport Board meeting on Wednesday, May 13 2020 was a little over two hours long in which time, many topics were discussed but not many decisions were actually made. One thing that was...

 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...

 By Mike Armstrong    News    May 13, 2020

Carbon County opens carefully

Under variances submitted by Carbon County Health Officer Wayne Couch and approved by State Health Officer Alexia Harrist, certain businesses in Carbon County are able to open in a limited capacity....

 By Joshua Wood    News    May 13, 2020

Saratoga airport CARES about entitlements

by Joshua Wood Though there was a complete agenda for the first time in several weeks, the regular meeting of the Saratoga Town Council on May 5 was relatively short. With all business concluded in...

 By Joshua Wood    News    May 13, 2020

Don't bring out your dead

by Joshua Wood It appeared that the Upper Platte River Solid Waste Disposal District (UPRSWDD) had some direction in regards to the dead animal pit from the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)...

 By Mike Armstrong    News    May 13, 2020

Hanna Landfill closing

The High Country Joint Powers Board (HCJPB) met at 6 p.m. on Thursday at the Elk Mountain Town Hall complex. In attendance, besides the board members were the mayors from Elk Mountain, Hanna, and...

 By Joshua Wood    News    May 13, 2020

Spring weather signals flood preparation

While the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been one of the major focuses of local governments, the advancement of warmer weather following an extensive winter heralds another major issue; potential...

 By Joshua Wood    News    May 13, 2020

BOCCC deny subdivision application from PVHP

The Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) denied an application for subdivision from the Platte Valley Healthcare Project (PVHP) on May 5 following a public hearing. The application for...


'We need to remain vigilant'

As has been the case since March, the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) received an update on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) from Public Health Nurse Manager Amanda Brown on May 5. During that discussion, the BOCCC praised the ongoing...

 By Mike Armstrong    News    May 13, 2020

Going mobile in food distribution at Hanna

The Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies came to the Hanna Recreation Center on Friday morning to distribute food in a different manner than prior times. The food was distributed directly to vehicles...

 By Joshua Wood    News    May 13, 2020

Cheers to New BeCLEANings

Ever since the first health order from Governor Mark Gordon closed restaurants and bars to dine-in service and shutdown gyms, business owners have been anxious to know when they will reopen. With limi...

 By Staff Report    News    May 13, 2020

Surgeries will resume at MHCC

For nearly two months, Memorial Hospital of Carbon County has had to cancel or reschedule surgical procedures as they worked to respond to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Carbon County. Beginning tomorrow, however, things will begin to return to...


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