The Grand Encampment Museum is facing sewer issues ahead of its annual Living History Days slated for next weekend. Photo: Bigfoot99

GEM asks Town of Encampment to pay for sewer repairs

With the Grand Encampment Museum experiencing sewer trouble, board members are asking the Town of Encampment to pay for the repair bills. Emma Diercks has the story.



Rawlins officials and residents divided over Buxton contract

In Rawlins, city leaders are expected to make one final push to renew the municipality’s controversial contract with Buxton tomorrow evening. Citizens and local business owners alike have been skeptical about how the expensive partnership with the out-of-state retail recruitment company could produce any real return for the city. Cali O’Hare reports.



CCSD2 weighing general fund cut

The board of Carbon County School District Two is looking at a slight decrease in its general fund budget for the current fiscal year. Members will take a vote on the cut at its next meeting. Emma Diercks reports.


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Solar-powered vehicles race through Wyoming

They don’t travel at the speed of light, but they use light to power their engines. The American Solar Challenge is a collegiate competition where students design, build and race solar-powered electric vehicles. This year, the competition is coming through the Cowboy State beginning today. Cali O’Hare has more.


County Elections: Davis and Johnson present visions for attorney’s office

It’s primary season. Two Republican candidates are running for Carbon County Attorney. They sat down with Bigfoot 99’s court reporter Emma Diercks and shared their visions for the office if elected.



Sports: Carbon County athletes prepare for All-Star games

Practice is set to get underway this week for the Wyoming Coaches Association All-Star games and the list of Carbon County participates grew over the weekend. Joey Saverine has the story.


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