St. Christopher's Highway debuts in Carbon County

A new nonprofit helping stranded travelers, puts together blessing bags to help travelers of all ages


October 27, 2022

Joshua Wood

Blessing bags are meant to provide stranded travelers with necessities to get them through their initial hours and days in Rawlins.

Traveling on I 80 can be a challenge regardless of the season, but winter is always an issue. People can be stranded for hours or even days in Rawlins, stretching visitors and the city to the limit.

St. Christopher's Highway of Carbon County is a coalition of churches, nonprofits and government entities organized by Reverend Bobbe Fitzhugh of St. Thomas Episcopal Church. Fitzhugh had a conversation with Rawlins Police Chief Mike Ward when she first arrived last May that sparked the idea for the organization. Fitzhugh said, "there's a similar entity in Sweetwater County which does the same...

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