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Carbon County hosted 800K tourists in 2018

The Wyoming Office of Tourism has released the final numbers for 2018. Even without a solar eclipse, the Cowboy State still secures its position as a tourist destination.

Carbon County plays a big part in the mix. In 2018, Wyoming welcomed 8.9 million overnight visitors with 835,000 staying here in the county. Cali O’Hare takes a look at the local impacts of travel and tourism.

 

 

Photo: Bigfoot 99.

Riverside sets timeline for sixth penny projects

The Town of Riverside is wasting no time. The sixth penny specific purpose tax passed less than a week ago, and Riverside Town Council is setting up a timeline for water projects the tax will fund.

The permitting process to move water mains under the Encampment River will start this fall. Emma Diercks reports.

 

 

Click to view the Wyoming Association of Municipalities Summer Convention agenda.

Rawlins officials to attend state convention

As a member of the Wyoming Association of Municipalities, the City of Rawlins is sending two of its elected leaders to the statewide organization’s upcoming convention.

Last week, the governing body designated two veteran members of the council as voting delegates for the summer business meeting. Cali O’Hare has more.

 

 

Photo courtesy of Major Sargent Pamela Torres.

Former Rawlins woman to honor military women with 161-mile run

Memorial Day is not far off. A former Rawlins woman plans to honor military women who have died in combat zones since 9/11 with a valor run from Cheyenne to her hometown here in Carbon County — a challenge equal to running to six marathons in ten days. Cali O’Hare has the story.

Click here to learn more about the Valor Run, or to make a donation.

 

County harriers clean up at regional meets

The county track teams participated in their respective regional meets and brought all sorts of hardware. Joey Saverine recaps the action.

 

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