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Saratoga councilman: Healthcare decisions impact entire valley

The Saratoga Town Council has decided to host a workshop in the coming weeks with the mayors from Riverside and Encampment to discuss the lease of the Platte Valley Clinic.

The idea was presented by Councilman Steve Wilcoxson who noted that healthcare in the area doesn’t only affect Saratoga residents but also those in the surrounding communities. Emma Diercks with the story.

 

 

Sinclair Wyoming Refinery. Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

Sinclair refinery gets hefty fines in violation settlement

As part of a settlement with both federal and state agencies, the Sinclair Wyoming Refining Company will pay more than $1 million in fines for previous violations of the Clean Air Act that occurred at the refinery just east of Rawlins. The announcement came yesterday afternoon. Cali O’Hare reports.

Click here to view the settlement

 

Rawlins residents raise concern over pedestrian tunnel

The Rawlins City Council allocated funds to repair the severely damaged concrete near one of the municipal pedestrian tunnels in the recently approved budget for fiscal year 2019-2020.

Prior to approving the resolution Tuesday, the governing body heard from citizens who believe the tunnel is a safety hazard. Those citizens say it’s going to take much more than concrete repairs to make the tunnel safe again. Bigfoot 99’s Cali O’Hare investigated and filed this report.

 

CCSD2 honors retiring staff

Monday evening Carbon County School District Two honored three retiring staff members that have served the district for many years and made an impact on students.

The retirees are Encampment teacher Cheryl Munroe, Special Education staff director Deb Riker and Carrie Craig. Emma Diercks was there and filed this report.

 

 

Sports: Outlaws hit the road for final camp

The Rawlins boys basketball team will make another trip to our neighboring state to the south for their final team camp of the off-season.

 

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