Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

Sign removal sparks controversy

The removal of a Rawlins entryway sign donated to the city back in 1996 has sparked confusion and controversy following recent posts made by the donors to a Rawlins social media page. Cali O’Hare investigated and filed this report.

 

 

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Lawmakers consider adding tolls on I-80

Implementing a toll on Interstate 80 is back on the priority list for the legislature’s interim joint transportation and highway committee. Committee Chair Senator Michael Von Flatern believes fees collected could be used to improve highway safety. Emma Diercks reports.

 

 

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New Wyoming National Guard commander sworn in

By Jim O’Reilly

The Wyoming National Guard has a new commander.  Brigadier General Gregory Porter was sworn in during a change of command ceremony Thursday afternoon in Cheyenne. Porter replaces Major General K. Luke Reiner, who retired following the ceremony.

Governor Mark Gordon recently appointed Reiner to head up the Wyoming Department of Transportation. Reiner told the Cheyenne Minuteman, a publication focused on military issues, that the National Guard “will continue to make great strides under General Porter’s leadership.”

During yesterday’s ceremony, Porter received his pins as Major General. He most recently served as the director of the joint staff at the Joint Force Headquarters, in Cheyenne.

 

Carbon County organization to distribute funds for emergency aid

The Carbon County Child Development Program recently received about $6,000 to distribute to other local organizations under a national emergency food and shelter program. Emma Diercks reports.

 

 

Sports: Potential storm prompts schedule changes for weekend competitions

The weekend schedule will be a light one as the incoming weather pattern has forced schools to postpone events or move them up. Joey Saverine takes a look at what is supposed to take place.

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  • Cowgirl basketball wins thriller over Pepperdine to advance to the Elite 8 of WNIT
  • Wyoming football head coach Craig Bohl digs into quarterback competition

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