About $80,000 worth of work was done to the exterior of the Strand Theatre during the recent Facade Easement Project. Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

Strand Theatre competes for restoration grant

The Strand Theatre in Rawlins is one of twenty sites across the United States competing for a share of $2 million in national historic preservation funding available through a partnership between the National Historic Trust Fund and American Express.

Bigfoot 99’s Cali O’Hare sat down with Rose Cain, owner of the Strand to find out the plans for the historic theater and how area residents can help secure this critical funding.

Lend a hand to restore the Strand – $2 million in historic preservation is up for grabs. Cast up to 5 votes per day at voteyourmainstreet.org/rawlins between now and October 29, 2019.

 

Security cameras coming to water treatment plant

The Hanna Town Council held a special meeting Thursday to discuss the installation of security cameras at the water treatment plant.

While a Homeland Security grant is supplying 10 cameras, town officials say that may be overkill. So the town employees will work with the Office of Homeland Security to determine how many and where the cameras should be located. Emma Diercks reports.

 

 

Rawlins making moves to enforce underage drinking laws

In Rawlins, officials will seek a grant to help the police department enforce underage drinking laws. The funding is important because incidences of underage drinking are on the rise in the city. Cali O’Hare reports.

Courtesy Rawlins Police Chief Troy Palmer to Bigfoot 99.

Click here to view the 2018 WASCOP Youth and Alcohol Report

 

Photo courtesy of Platte Valley Community Center.

Platte Valley Community Center fundraiser brings in $89K

The Platte Valley Community Center enjoyed a successful fundraiser earlier this month. The event brought in $89,000.

Emma Diercks takes a look at how the funds will be used.

 

 

Sports: County teams look to continue hot streak

The schedule heats up for the teams that call Carbon County home as some outcomes will start to shape the pecking order for each conference. Joey Saverine has the story.

 

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  • UW football set for UNLV
  • Cowgirl basketball begins practice
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