Photo: Bigfoot 99.

Wyoming ranks first in drunk driving fatalities

Even though the number of deaths on Wyoming highways went down last year, the Cowboy State ranks first in the nation for fatalities involving drunk drivers. Emma Diercks has the story.

 

 

Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

New Rawlins City Council members bring fresh perspective to controversy

In Rawlins, this week’s change of administration produced a different set of results and a new air of public openness at Tuesday night’s city council meeting. While the public welcomed the new tone, city officials leftover from the previous regime seemed frustrated with the change.

Cali O’Hare was there and takes a closer look at how the new council dealt with the continuing controversy over how the city has treated the municipality’s two competing trash haulers.

 

 

Government shutdown halts USFS construction project in Saratoga

The budget impasse in Washington has the government frozen up in the nation’s capital. The shutdown along with the frozen ground in Saratoga is delaying work to tie in the Forest Service office to the town’s water and sewer lines. Emma Diercks has the latest on the project.

 

 

Barrasso sworn in for another term

In Washington Thursday, the 116th Congress was sworn into office. Among the members taking the oath was Wyoming Senator John Barrasso. With his wife Bobbie holding a bible, Vice President Mike Pence administered the official oath. In addition to his regular senate duties, Barrasso will serve as Chairman of the Republican Conference, the number three leadership position for Senate Republicans.

 

Sports: Carbon County schools look to shake off holiday rust this weekend

The Carbon County schools are back in action this weekend as they’ll look to start 2019 off right. Joey Saverine has the preview.
More Highlights:
  • Wyoming basketball teams set to take on UNLV.
  • Broncos continue head coach search.

 

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