Valley healthcare committee granted non-profit status
The Platte Valley Healthcare Committee passed its last big hurdle to be able to apply for USDA funding to construct a critical access hospital. The board is now recognized by the IRS as a non-profit organization.
With the designation in place, the committee plans to submit its application for funding in February. Emma Diercks reports.
Local agency falls for phony flu news
You may been asked this week if you had heard about three cases of coronavirus confirmed in Lander? That was fake news. The story, posted to the internet, looked like it could be real. It was posted on January 28th by a website that is actually a “fake news generator.”
As Bigfoot 99 has been reporting correctly all week long, the Wyoming Department of Health has not confirmed any cases, or suspected cases, of the novel coronavirus in the Cowboy State. However, one local agency fell for the phony story. Cali O’Hare reports.
Saratoga PD upgrading radios with grant
The Saratoga Police Department will purchase two new portable radios through a grant provided by Homeland Security. The agency plans to apply again in the future for more radios. Emma Diercks reports.
4-H youth stay busy in “off-season”
Summer days spent at the Carbon County Fair and Rodeo may seem like a long way off, but for 4-H participants, this time of year is spent honing their skills and working with the animals they plan to show.
During a County Commissioners meeting held last Tuesday, the Youth Development Director for Carbon County 4-H provided an update on recent activities. Cali O’Hare has more.
Sports: Busy weekend ahead includes marquee match-ups
It’ll be a competitive weekend for the schools of Carbon County as plenty of them will take on ranked opponents. Joey Saverine has the preview.
- Wyoming basketball looks for first conference win over San Jose State
- Cowgirl basketball team heads west to take on #2 Lady Spartans
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