Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

Pilot car blamed in bridge mishap

A bad judgment call by the driver of a pilot car is to blame for the recent oversize load mishap at Exit 215 off Interstate 80 into Rawlins.

Not only did the pilot car driver take the wrong exit, he also provided bad advice to the driver hauling the 10,000 pound oilfield tank. As a result, the vessel struck deck of the bridge overpass.

Bigfoot 99’s Cali O’Hare obtained a copy of the Wyoming Highway Patrol’s official crash report and has the latest in this story.

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Saratoga agrees to Little League field use

In Saratoga, the Platte Valley Little League came to Tuesday’s Town Council meeting with two competing documents spelling out terms for using the baseball fields near the library.

One was a burdensome lease drawn up by the town attorney, the other a streamlined memorandum of understanding written by a councilman. After a lengthy discussion, the governing body decided use the less formal agreement. Emma Diercks has the story.

 

 

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Sinclair Christmas tree lighting tonight

The spirit of the holiday season will be alive and well tonight at the Town of Sinclair’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony.

The chilly temperatures will be offset by a large bonfire and hot chocolate.

Cali O’Hare takes a look at tonight’s festivities.

 

 

WYDOT, Carbon County partner to keep drivers off CR 401

The Wyoming Department of Transportation is working with Carbon County to keep people off of County Road 401 when winter storms close Interstate 80. Emma Diercks has the story.

 

 

Sports: Pokes look for 7th win on Senior Night in Border War

Today’s the day. The Border War takes place this evening in the Gem City. Wyoming looks to win their fourth straight over the Rams. Joey Saverine has the story.

 

More Highlights:

  • Cowboy basketball wins in OT over Ragin’ Cajuns as Pine Bluffs Native Thompson drops 22
  • Broncos prepare for Former Cowboy Josh Allen in “Allen Bowl” this Sunday on the road at Buffalo

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