Photo: Emma Diercks/Bigfoot 99.

Saratoga keeping contract with landfill

The Upper Platte River Solid Waste Disposal District will not move forward with an early termination of its landfill contract with the Town of Saratoga.

Mayor John Zeiger asked the board to consider the termination so the district could bill the town’s landfill users on its own. Emma Diercks has the story.

 

 

County struggles to replace mental health examiner

Carbon County Mental Health Examiner Glenn Biggs officially will retire next week, and elected officials are finding it hard to replace him.

During this week’s commissioners meeting, the county attorney suggested restructuring how emergency detentions are handled. Cali O’Hare reports.

 

 

Upper North Platte River. Photo: Bigfoot 99.

Saratoga developing water protection plan

Water is the most precious of resources. Protecting it at the source is key to the survival. So the Wyoming Association of Rural Water Systems and the Town of Saratoga will hold a workshop later this month to develop a protection plan. Emma Diercks has the story.

 

 

Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

New coroners building gets price hike

A handful of unanticipated issues have upped the price of renovations for the county coroner’s new facility in Rawlins.

Building officials updated commissioners on the project this week. Cali O’Hare has story.

 

 

Sports: Miners, Rattlers set for second round of playoffs

The football post season continues and two 6-man teams have their eyes on a state championship birth. Joey Saverine has the story.

 

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