Old Baldy members request delay in ordinance changes

Saratoga officials have been working for months to ensure everyone in town is on an equal basis when it comes to paying their water bills. Some users pay less because they live in locations where taps are clustered behind what is known as a master meter.

The changes to the ordinance appeared to be going through the lengthy process without a hitch, until this week when members of the exclusive Old Baldy Club interjected. Emma Diercks has the story.



Hannum vying for Campbell County job

Details are still emerging, but Rawlins could be looking for a new city manager soon. Scott Hannum is a finalist for job as Campbell County Fire Chief.

Cali O’Hare reports that officials in Gillette are expected to make their final decision any day now. Here’s the latest on this breaking story.



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Wyoming 211 provides resources to residents

A Rawlins city councilman is promoting Wyoming 211 as a way to connect residents with answers to their questions.

Wyoming 211 is a free and confidential phone service that connects to community resources, such as food banks, veteran’s services, and utility assistance. Cali O’Hare has the story.



Cardboard is one of the most collected materials at the Saratoga landfill. Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

Landfill board clearing up confusion

Going to the landfill in Saratoga can be confusing. Where does lawn waste go? How about the old refrigerator?

The Upper Platte Valley Solid Waste Disposal District is trying to help reduce the confusion.

The landfill board is held a presentation in Saratoga this week explaining why some items have to be diverted to the construction and demolition pit.

Next informational presentation on landfill use and recycling:
July 3, 2019 6:30pm Riverside Town Hall


Sports: All-Star basketball game preview

Encampment’s Noelle Peterson will represent the Lady Tigers on the Wyoming All-Star basketball team, Joey Saverine previews the game slated for this weekend.


More Highlights:

  • Casper native Jeriah Davis talks about racing for her home team
  • Broncos minicamp a success


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