The celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad will bring two historic steam locomotives through Carbon County. Photo credit: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

Community picnic planned for locomotive celebration

Several Rawlins groups are coming together to host a special community event at Depot Park next month.

Two famous Union Pacific steam engines, Living Legend and Big Boy, will make stops in Rawlins in May as part of the UP’s Great Race to Ogden. Cali O’Hare takes a look at what’s planned.

 

 

Saratoga landfill reviewing billing process, rates

As part of its annual budget process, Saratoga’s Upper Platte Valley Solid Waste Disposal District is reviewing rates and ways to make billing more efficient. Emma Diercks reports.

 

 

Public input wanted in community hazard mitigation survey

The Carbon and Albany County Hazard Mitigation Planning Teams are seeking public input on the hazards and risks local communities face. Carbon County residents are asked to weigh-in by taking a five minute online survey. Cali O’Hare has more.

Complete the survey through the Local Emergency Planning Committee of Carbon County Facebook

 

Saratoga officials approve new cleaner for municipal swimming pool

The Saratoga Town Council has given the recreation department the green light to purchase a new pool cleaner instead of having the current one repaired for half the cost. Emma Diercks has the details.

 

 

Sports: Carbon County athletes place in top three in nearly 50 events this weekend

Unpredictable spring weather forecasts finally allowed county high schools a full weekend of track and soccer. The results were nothing less than sensational. Joey Saverine has the recap.

 

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  • UW track competes well in Arizona
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  • Rockies down another first baseman

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