County officials cut $23 million from project wish list

During Wednesday’s special meeting, the Carbon County Council of Governments cut more than $23 million from projects that would be funded by a new specific purpose tax. Consultants explained the countywide bonding capacity is far less than the nearly $76 million worth of projects that Carbon County and its municipalities had first proposed. Cali O’Hare was at the meeting and filed this report.

 

 

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Carbon County deputy promoted to sergeant

Carbon County Sheriff Archie Roybal yesterday promoted one of his deputies to the rank of sergeant. Tom Lakia received his pins Thursday morning. Emma Diercks attended the ceremony and filed this report.

 

 

Rawlins officials approve Enterprise Zone for economic development

Rawlins City Council last week approved a resolution designating a parcel of land on the city’s east side as an Enterprise Zone to help boost economic development. Cali O’Hare reports.

 

 

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Last chance looming for public input on RV park ordinance in Saratoga

Saratoga residents will have one final chance to give input on a proposed ordinance on a process for recreational vehicle parks. A public hearing will be held next Tuesday, December 4, at 5:30 p.m. prior to the town council’s second reading of the ordinance during their regular meeting. Emma Diercks has the details.

 

 

Sports: Lady Panthers basketball ready for season start

The Saratoga Lady Panthers basketball team is set to get the season underway as they look to continue off of a solid volleyball campaign. Joey Saverine has the story.
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