Local prevention management program receives new funding

Carbon County has partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Wyoming for local prevention management services. Funding is provided under new block grants from the Wyoming Department of Health for programs aimed at preventing suicide and abuse of alcohol and drugs. The grants are going directly to counties in the state as part of a new model designed to deploy the programs more effectively at the local level. Emma Diercks reports on how the transition is progressing.

 

 

Buxton contract gets nixed

The Rawlins City Council Tuesday night voted to cancel the contract with Buxton. The decision was not unanimous. Nor was it reached easily. Bigfoot 99’s Cali O’Hare has followed the partnership between city and the Texas-based company for the last year and brings the story full circle.

 

 

New CCSD2 survey shows positive feedback

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After conducting a survey earlier this year of how parents, staff and students feel about life and education at Carbon County School District Two schools, Superintendent Jim Copeland has released the results. The survey was designed to analyze what the district does well and what needs to be improved. Overall, students, parents and staff appear to have positive reactions toward the district. Emma Diercks breaks it down.

 

 

Sports: Local cowboys continue to shine in Rock Springs

The High School National Finals Rodeo is heating up as round number two is now in the mix. Joey Saverine takes a look at how a pair of county Cowboys are handling the big stage.

 

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