Jim Sheets, VP of Outreach Services at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, Utah was one of the management companies that gave a presentation to the steering committee in November. Michele Chulick, CEO of Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, also presented. Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

Rawlins hospital steering committee hopes to reach consensus on management this week

Following two nights of presentations at the end of November, the steering committee tasked with selecting a management company for Memorial Hospital of Carbon County will meet again this week. Cali O’Hare has the latest update in this ongoing story.


Platte Valley healthcare public forum slated for Wednesday

In Saratoga, the Platte Valley’s healthcare committee is hosting a public meeting on Wednesday. With the transition to the new operator fully in place, the community can ask more questions of Health Management Services and meet new staff at the clinic. Emma Diercks reports.



Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

BLM burning slash piles across Carbon County

With plenty of snow on the ground, the Bureau of Land Management will conduct prescribed burns across the county in the coming weeks. The cleanup work will target leftover slash piles from timber harvests and hazardous fuels mitigation. Cali O’Hare has the details.



Saratoga landfill gets new shop

A new shop has been constructed at the Saratoga landfill. The Upper Platte Valley Solid Waste Disposal District approved completion of the building at its meeting last week, and discussed adding electrical power. Emma Diercks reports.



Sports: County high schools bring home 20 wins in week one

It was a great start to the winter sports season as the high schools of Carbon County all found success in their respective sports. Joey Saverine recaps the action.

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