Splash pad site in Depot Park Rawlins. Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

Rawlins DDA sets date for splash pad ribbon cutting

Winter may have just started, but in a few short months ice skating by the fountain at Depot Park in Rawlins will give way to summertime fun – beating the heat in an interactive splash pad.

During a city council work session last week, organizers from the Downtown Development Authority reported that a grand opening date has been set. Cali O’Hare has the story.

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Photo by Emma Diercks/Bigfoot 99.

Saratoga officials table water meter discussion

The Saratoga Town Council last week tabled a discussion about where to place a water meter on a property that was once at the center of a lawsuit.

The property owner, Randy Stevens, wants the tap installed at a location that would require him or the town to drill underneath the Hugus Mullison Ditch. The suggestion raised concerns. Emma Diercks has the story.



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Rawlins making moves to sell off Antelope Flats

Rawlins City Council is taking steps to sell off land the municipality owns near the golf course.

Years ago, city officials hoped to sell the entire area known as Antelope Flats as a subdivision to a single developer. This never happened. No entity has expressed interest in purchasing the entire area, but several parties have come forward with proposals for one or two lots at a time.

Last week, city council voted 5-2 in favor of having all 26 lots appraised in preparation for putting them up for sale. Cali O’Hare reports.



Sports: Carbon County’s top coaches highlighted

The Wyoming Coaches Association has announced their selections for Coach of the year for the fall season. Joey Saverine says it should be Coaches of the Year as Carbon County is well represented.


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