Thursday, March 8, 2018

Today’s Headlines:

  • The public is invited to attend a series of community meetings starting next week to share thoughts and ideas on the needs of low income households in Carbon County.
  • Rawlins City Council voted on how to spend the money it will receive from Wyoming Community Gas.
  • The Wyoming Department of Health has updated state rules covering immunizations with newly required vaccines to better protect children from a number of diseases.
  • As part of the Carbon County Alliance for Drug Endangered Children’s mission to break the cycle of abuse, a nationally accredited organization was brought in to discuss forensic interviews during Tuesday’s regular meeting. The Casper-based Children’s Advocacy Project has completed more than 1,000 forensic interviews since 2002 in the state, including many in Carbon County.
  • Former State Representative Mary Throne of Cheyenne brought her campaign for Governor to Saratoga on Wednesday. Throne, a Democrat, has also served as Assistant Wyoming Attorney General. She met with Bigfoot 99 and shared her priorities for the state.
  • Both the Rawlins boys and girls basketball teams will tip off in Casper today with hopes of winning a state championship.