We the people
Medicine Bow faces uncertainty with vacant council seats
October 28, 2020
In Carbon County there are many small municipalities and that is part of their charm. Small populations can often mean that townspeople know each other and will help a neighbor in times of trouble.
This goodwill and cooperation is essential to a town’s character but, when it comes to participating on boards and even town councils, many residents don’t contribute.
“If we don’t participate in local government, and it is we the people, it effects every aspect of how a town runs,” Sue Jones, Carbon County Commission said. “Infrastructure, finances, planning and a town’s well-being...