Photo courtesy of Shelby Peterson.

Tow trucks wrangle loose tank on I-80

It was a wild scene at Exit 215 into Rawlins off Interstate 80 Wednesday afternoon. A huge tank used in oil and gas production, struck a bridge, came loose from the trailer it was riding on, and rolled into the adjacent eastbound lane beneath the underpass.

The on-and-off ramps were closed for more than two hours as local tow truck operators worked to clear the roadway.

Bigfoot 99’s Cali O’Hare spoke with the tow trucker operator as well as the Highway Patrol, and has the latest on the story.

 

Photo: Emma Diercks/Bigfoot 99.

Saratoga water master plan complete

The Town of Saratoga is ready to move forward with its master water plan.

Engineers with Forsgren Associates of Evanston recently provided the town with a level one water survey. The report includes ten recommendations for improvements. Emma Dierks has the story.

 

 

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Scouts rounding up food bank donations this weekend

Heads up if you live in Rawlins or Sinclair. You’ll likely get a visit from a local Boy or Girl Scout this weekend.

On Saturday, scouts will go door-to-door, soliciting donations for the local food bank. Cali O’Hare has the details.

 

 

New game wardens in Carbon County

Two new game wardens are at work serving the northern end of the county. Emma Diercks reports.

 

 

Sports: Miners and Rattlers face off in gridiron battle

The 2019 6-man football championship is set to take place this Saturday inside War Memorial Stadium in Laramie.

The game features a pair of Carbon County squads. Joey Saverine has the story.

 

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  • Cowgirls fall short in Denver
  • Broncos hopeful for back to back wins under QB Brandon Allen

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