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Thursday, April 27, 2017

2017-04-27 08:12:36 jsaverinebigfoot99-com

Today’s Headlines:

  • In Rawlins Wednesday, 16 Carbon County Department Heads and county-funded organizations presented their budget proposals to the Board of Commissioners.
  • The process of interviewing candidates applying for the Carbon County School District One Superintendent position wrapped up last night.
  • Bigfoot 99 continues our in-depth look at Carbon Count’s drug problem with the staggering information the Carbon County Attorney’s Office presented to county commissioners yesterday during a budget proposal hearing.
  • The Wyoming High School Activities Association Board of Directors held their 2017 Spring meeting, and the results hit home to the county.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

2017-04-26 09:01:55 jsaverinebigfoot99-com

Today’s Headlines:

  • Since becoming County Prosecutor in 2007, Car Rerucha has seen the numbers of methamphetamine cases continue to grow.
  • People who missed the public blood draws offered from the hospital for the health fair earlier this month still have the opportunity to get tested, while helping students at the Carbon County Higher Education Center.
  • Wyoming officials applauded yesterday’s appellate court ruling that removes endangered species protection from wolves and returns control to the state.
  • The Upper Platte Valley Water Users held their annual meeting Tuesday where much of the discussion focused on upcoming legislative hearings where lawmakers will take a closer look at bedrock issues of Wyoming Water Law- beneficial use and prior appropriation.
  • Students looking for something fun to do over the summer can now apply for the Youth Tour Ambassador Program at the Carbon County Museum in Rawlins.
  • As the Wyoming football team wrapped up their spring drills, Isaac Jefferson a former Rawlins Outlaw standout emerged late, and fared well in the Brown and Gold game.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

2017-04-25 08:03:05 jsaverinebigfoot99-com

Today’s Headlines:

  • The Carbon County Road and Bridge shop in Saratoga was busy Monday with a sandbagging operation in preparation for any flooding from this year’s spring snowmelt.
  • In Rawlins, the city’s Urban Systems Committee has targeted around a dozen streets that pose hazards to drivers.
  • A woman, arrested near Elk Mountain earlier this month for allegedly transporting methamphetamine from California to North Carolina, pleaded not guilty Monday morning in District Court.
  • The Saratoga track team didn’t let poor weather conditions damper their weekend as the panthers put a backup plan into use.
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Monday, April 24, 2017

2017-04-24 08:28:53 jsaverinebigfoot99-com

Today’s Headlines:

  • Three Individuals who have practiced law within Carbon County have been nominated to serve as District Court Judge when current judge Wade E. Waldrip retires.
  • On Friday afternoon, officials suspended the six-day search for a kayaker missing and presumed drowned at Seminoe Reservoir.
  • As students prepare for the end of the 2016-2017 school year, seven students in Carbon County have been awarded scholarships for continuing education.
  • To complete the installation of a new 911 system in Saratoga, the town council approved two additional purchases for the project.
  • The annual Big Game Banquet will be held this weekend in Rawlins.
  • Mother Nature caused county track teams to use a backup plan.
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Friday, April 21, 2017

2017-04-21 08:05:58 jsaverinebigfoot99-com

Today’s Headlines:

  • Despite the wet weather today, the threat of flooding this spring from snowmelt continues to decline here in Carbon County.
  • In Rawlins, city council this week approved a fee waiver for the building permit and the plan review fee for the construction of the county’s new concession building.
  • In Saratoga, after operating without a zoning officer for several months, the Town has hired someone to oversee construction permits and enforce building codes.
  • In Rawlins, business owners wait to see how the city’s contract with Buxton plays out, one local entrepreneur is moving forward to fill a gap with opening a computer repair shop.
  • Travel is the key word for the high school sports teams.
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Thursday, April 20, 2017

2017-04-20 07:55:25 jsaverinebigfoot99-com

Today’s Headlines:

  • As improvements continue at the Carbon County Fairgrounds, new problems have been uncovered.
  • To prepare for cuts to funding to its budget, Carbon County School District One trustees began analyzing what changes need to be made for the upcoming year.
  • In preparation of the spring runoff season, Wyoming Homeland Security presented the Town of Saratoga with a few public programs to ensure residents have the necessary tools if any emergency occurs.
  • As part of the national Arbor Day celebration, the City of Rawlins will offer seedlings and a variety of seven-gallon trees to area residents on April 28th and April 29th.
  • The University of Wyoming’s rodeo team is gearing up for their big event of the season, with the finals on their minds.
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

2017-04-19 08:57:50 jsaverinebigfoot99-com

Today’s Headlines:

  • As budget sessions quickly approach for municipalities across Carbon County, the Rawlins City Council faced a tough financial decision at its Tuesday meeting.
  • Meanwhile, the towns of Riverside and Encampment approved their budgets on first readings at their council meetings.
  • The county assessor’s office is not working with a Los Angeles company that is looking to purchase real estate below market value from landowners who are behind on property taxes, officials said Tuesday.
  • The H.E.M track team is coming out of spring break with a sense of confidence.
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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

2017-04-18 08:14:52 jsaverinebigfoot99-com

Today’s Headlines:

  • A search and rescue team will deploy a sonar unit today as they continue to look for the body of missing kayaker who is presumed to have drowned in Seminoe Reservoir Saturday.
  • A Rawlins woman who allegedly abused the value card system at the local City Market pleaded not guilty to taking 2,500 dollars’ worth of items from the store.
  • The disposition hearing for a juvenile charged with arson in the Beaver Creek Fire which crossed from Colorado into Wyoming has been pushed back a third time.
  • As the calendar inches closer toward summer, the Town of Riverside is moving forward with some aesthetic improvement at its park and for its streets.
  • Kasin York of the Saratoga rodeo team competed in Sheridan over the weekend, and helped his cause for a chance at the post season.

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Monday, April 17, 2017

2017-04-17 08:16:14 jsaverinebigfoot99-com

Today’s Headlines:

  • Carbon County School District One has narrowed its search for a superintendent to three candidates who will visit the community from April 24th to May 1st.
  • Rawlins City Council tomorrow night will examine its funding options for the 12 nonprofit and ancillary organizations.
  • This week, a legendary Union Pacific locomotive will steam through Wyoming with four stops scheduled in Carbon County to offer residents a look at the vintage iron horse.
  • Workforce Services will host one of its annual job fairs this week in Rawlins.
  • Easter weekend was a light one for action, but the Carbon County schools who competed brought home the hardware.

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Friday, April 14, 2017

2017-04-14 08:10:28 jsaverinebigfoot99-com

Today’s Headlines:

  • Wyoming ranks #1 in the United States for methamphetamine use by those 12 years of age and older.
  • In Saratoga, to make room for burial sites, the subdivision play to expand the town cemetery has been approved, allowing the board to move forward with the project.
  • All the legal briefs have been filed, and the stage is set for a final showdown in federal appeals court between the City of Rawlins and one of its two licensed trash haulers.
  • In a follow-up to Thursday’s story on suspended home construction project in Saratoga because the Colorado contractor had nit filed all paperwork, a rival contractor based in Saratoga who had expressed concern over the work, suggested putting a more detailed process in place for obtaining building permits.
  • The weekend in sports will be a light one for the county high schools as three of them are on spring break.
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