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Rawlins fire officials continue pushing new building code

Last month, Rawlins City Council voted unanimously to kill a code change requiring future residential home construction to include installing sprinkler systems, but fire officials and the city manager continue to lobby hard for the amendment. Cali O’Hare has the story.

 

 

 

Party-switching rampant during the 2018 primary election

If you are a Democrat who switched parties last summer to vote in the primary election as a Republican, you’re not alone. It’s a thing – party switching. In Wyoming, some state lawmakers are presenting a bill in the upcoming session that would prohibit the practice because of its potential to distort election outcomes. Emma Diercks reports.

 

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Rawlins City Council takes formal action in support of specific purpose tax

As Carbon County’s municipalities and the county itself move forward with a special election for a new one-percent specific purpose tax, the local governing bodies must formally take action in support of it. Last week, the outgoing Rawlins City Council did just that. Cali O’Hare has the details.

 

 

 

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Mobile STEM lab headed Rawlins

An organization known as the Wyoming Afterschool Alliance will launch a mobile STEM lab to be used by students for after school problem-solving. The lab’s first official unveiling will be in Rawlins on January 14th. Emma Diercks has the story.

 

 

 

Sports: Carbon County teams knock off winter break rust

County sports team fare well in the first weekend back after enjoying time off for the holidays. Joey Saverine reports.

 

More Highlights:

  • Wyoming basketball loses barnburner to UNLV.
  • Cowgirl basketball ropes Runnin’ Rebels in a bigtime win.
  • Broncos move forward in Head Coach interviews.

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