Downtown Rawlins open for business during construction

Although portions of East Cedar Street in Rawlins are closed this week, the downtown area and all its merchants are open for business. The temporary closure of three blocks of Cedar Street is expected to last through Friday, with sections opening and closing in phases. The work is part of a re-coating project. Cali O’Hare reports.

 

Carbon County Sheriff Archie Roybal. Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

Sheriff: Watch out for livestock neglect, theft

The Carbon County Sheriff’s Office is asking residents to be on the look of suspicious activity on the range.

It’s part of a beefed-up effort to protect livestock. Deputies are also stepping up their efforts in the field looking for signs of neglect or theft. Emma Diercks has the story.

 

 

Wyoming 70 opens after snowy delay

Ten days after the Snowy Range Road opened for the season, the seasonal closure of Wyoming 70 over Battle Pass was finally lifted shortly before noon Monday.

The high-country scenic byway across the southern end of Carbon County typically opens within a week or so of WYDOT crews clearing out Wyoming 130 over the Snowy Range.

Highway crews began working on the connecting route between Baggs and Encampment in mid-May. More snow since then delayed the opening.

Click here for the most current road conditions from WYDOT

 

Rawlins VFD to host community open house

If you live in Rawlins and you’re interested in becoming volunteer firefighter or just want to spray the big hoses, you are invited to a community open house at Fire Station 2. Cali O’Hare has the details.

 

New coaching staff for Cowgirl basketball

As the county basketball teams transition into their off season, Joey Saverine takes a look at a new hire by the University of Wyoming Women’s basketball program along with a track update.

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