The September demolition of a building lead to a gas leak and evacuation in downtown Saratoga. Photo: Emma Diercks/Bigfoot 99.

Black Hills Energy discuses plans for gas leak protocol

In Saratoga, representatives from Black Hills Energy addressed the public last Tuesday to explain the utility company’s new protocol for responding to active gas leaks. Emma Diercks reports.

 

 

Kittens at Pet Partners in Rawlins. Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

Funding cuts force Pet Partners to reduce services

In Rawlins, facing a financial crisis made worse by a funding cut from the city, Pet Partners of Carbon County announced last week that it will no longer cover the costs of spaying, neutering and vaccinating animals at the no-kill facility. Cali O’Hare has the story.

Pet Partners Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019
6 p.m. at the Hampton Inn on Airport Road in Rawlins
Public encouraged to attend

 

Photo: Bigfoot 99.

CCSD2 looks to expand preschool initiative

The superintendent of Carbon County School District Two plans to look into ways to ensure future students have preschool opportunities prior to starting kindergarten. Emma Diercks has the story.

 

 

Photo courtesy of RHS Best Buddies.

Best Buddies hosting Thanksgiving food drive

A student-run club at Rawlins High School is still seeking donations to fill Thanksgiving dinner baskets for hungry families by tomorrow. Cali O’Hare has the story.

 

 

The Boot trophy will stay in Laramie after the Pokes bested the Rams for the fourth year in a row. Photo: Jim O’Reilly/Bigfoot 99.

Sports: “The Boot” stays in Laramie after Pokes take down Rams

The Pokes hosted the 111th Border War on Friday and “The Boot” trophy will stay in Laramie for the fourth consecutive year. Wyoming downed the Rams 17-7 in frigged temperatures at War Memorial Stadium. Joey Saverine has the story.

 

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