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Last meeting for Councilmembers

Saratoga Town Council’s meeting on December 20 was the last one for several council members including Jon Nelson, D’Ron Campbell, Ron Hutchins and Mayor Creed James. Next month the new mayor and...

 

Commissioners follow Governor's lead

Jeremy McCallister and Sam Allen with TO Engineers presented the Dixon Airport master plan for the Commissioners approval. The Master plan will now be presented to the Federal Aviation Administration...

 

Arrest made after assault in Saratoga

Beckett Robinson, 18, of Rawlins was arrested on charges of reckless endangering with a firearm, breach of peace, and aggravated assault and battery after allegedly assaulting Chris Henneck, 18, of...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 29, 2022

Brand New Year, Same Old Trash Talk

For at least the first three days of the New Year, Rawlins residents will be stuck with their municipal solid waste. On December 20, the Rawlins City Council voted 4-2-1 to table Wyoming Waste...

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 29, 2022

Governor Gordon bans TikTok on State Devices due to Cybersecurity Concerns

Governor Mark Gordon has announced a ban on TikTok from all state electronic devices and networks to address cybersecurity concerns that have been raised by the app’s foreign ownership and the potential influence of foreign governments. In a memo...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 29, 2022

Glenn Addition water rates watered down

Following an outcry from corral owners in Rawlins’ Glenn Addition, it appears some changes will be coming to water rates for the agricultural section of the city. Interim City Manager Tom Sarvey...

 

Hanna learns about Last Mile

The Hanna Town Council met December 19 at the Hanna Town Hall. The meeting was a week later than scheduled due to a power outage which took place on December 12 about an hour before the regularly...

 

The adoption of CR 451

A special meeting of the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) was held to consider formal adoption of County Road 451–also known as Cherokee Road, as an official county road. Chairman John...

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 29, 2022

Multiple departments assist in arrest

On Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at approximately 2130 hours, a Rawlins Police Sergeant observed a conversion van which was being operated in the industrial area located on the east end of Rawlins. The...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 29, 2022

Twenty-four hours to go

Update (01/03/2022, 9:37 p.m.) During the January 3 regular meeting of the Rawlins City Council, both Dirty Boyz Sanitation and Wyoming Waste Connections had their hauler licenses approved from... Full story

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 29, 2022

Same mayor, different vice

Terry Weickum will retain the seat of mayor for two more years following the January 3 meeting of the Rawlins City Council while Steve Sanger will serve as vice-mayor for the same period. The... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 22, 2022

MHCC First Responders Involved in Accident

A collision on Interstate 80 has injured one Memorial Hospital of Carbon County EMT and claimed the life of another. According to a press release from Memorial Hospital of Carbon County, EMTs from... Full story

 

Good news for childcare

The Saratoga Town Council had a flurry of items to address at their December 6 meeting. Issues ranged from a shortage of water treament chemicals to continued childcare discussions to the ongoing...

 

Emergency Management comes back for more

South Central Wyoming Emergency Medical (SCWEMS) representative Irene Archibald gave an update to the Board of Carbon County Commissioners at their December 6 meeting. SCWEMS was given $154,179.00...

 

Violence erupts after the parade

Saratoga Police Officers responded to a report of an assault Saturday night, following the Lighted Christmas Parade and Winter Wonderland. Saratoga Police Chief Ken Lehr told the Saratoga Sun a fight...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 15, 2022

Water rates raise ire

Just over two months since the Rawlins City Council passed a sweeping water rate increase, property owners from the Glenn Addition—home to the corrals and agricultural section of the city—expresse...

 

You win some you lose some

South Central Wyoming Emergency Medical Service (SCWEMS) Representative Penny Layman updated Encampment town council on the use of funding they had received from the Wyoming Hospital Association. The...

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 15, 2022

BLM and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service extend public comment period on the Two Rivers Wind Energy Project

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have extended the public comment on an environmental assessment of the proposed Two Rivers Wind Energy Project, which would be located near the Towns of Medicine Bow and Rock...

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 15, 2022

Governor Gordon Signs Proclamation Recognizing Wyoming Day

Governor Mark Gordon has officially proclaimed Saturday, December 10 as Wyoming Day, commemorating the 153rd anniversary of the passage of the first law in the United States guaranteeing women unconditional suffrage – their inherent right to vote...

 

Joint press release from Carbon County Sheriff Archie Roybal and Rawlins Police Chief Michael Ward

On November 27, 2022, Carbon County Sheriff’s Office was notified of an abandoned vehicle on Forest Road 830 (Deep Jack) stuck in the snow. The Sheriff’s Office, along with Carbon County Search and Rescue, responded to the area. It was...

 

Spring Avenue project woes continue

With the contractor Lewis and Lewis a month behind the scheduled completion date the Saratoga Town Council and the Saratoga-Carbon County Impact Joint Powers Board (SCCIJPB) met on November 30 to...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 8, 2022

Poaching case still not settled

After four attempts at a settlement, the State of Wyoming and Saratoga resident Tom Arthur, do not appear to be any closer to a deal surrounding Arthur’s September 12 citation over the harvesting...

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 8, 2022

Saratoga Lake project declared a success

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has declared success in completing a rotenone project to remove illegally-stocked yellow perch from Saratoga Lake. According to a press release from the game and fish department, approximately 14,000 pounds of...

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 8, 2022

Another $12.68 million added to Wyoming Unclaimed Property pot

Those looking for some extra spending money this holiday season are encouraged to visit www.mycash.wyo.gov to see if they are entitled to any of the $106.8 million owed to residents and former residents of the State. The Unclaimed Property Division...

 

Medicine Bow closeted

The Medicine Bow Town Council met November 14 at the Community Hall.  Mark Davidson from Sunrise Engineering (Sunrise) said there had been a meeting with the Council and the contractor a few weeks ag...

 

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