Members of the Platte Valley Healthcare Sustainability Project Committee at a public meeting earlier this year.

Committee moving forward with hospital funding

The Platte Valley Healthcare Committee will apply for a $22 million loan from the USDA to help build a critical access hospital in Saratoga.

After receiving a financial feasibility report from a third party accounting firm last week, the board feels confident in moving forward their plan. Emma Diercks reports.



Vaping devices and paraphernalia confiscated at Rawlins High School. Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

RHS officials warn about dangers of vaping

Amid a rash of reported vaping-related lung illnesses nationwide over the last month, officials at Rawlins High School are warning students and parents about the potential dangers of e-cigarettes. Cali O’Hare has the story.



Hanna man arrested after vandalizing marshal’s vehicle

A Hanna man was arrested last week for allegedly pouring an oil and gas mixture on a U.S. Marshal’s Office vehicle.

The cost of the damages is still not known. Emma Diercks has more.



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Financial exploitation prevention workshop slated for tomorrow

The University of Wyoming Extension Office will host a free workshop in Rawlins tomorrow to help senior citizens identify and prevent financial exploitation.

Area professionals are also encouraged to attend. Cali O’Hare has the details.



Sports: County athletes bring home more W’s

Carbon County high schools fared well for the most part over the weekend as they put a number marks in the win column. Joey Saverine has the story.


More Highlights:

  • Pokes lasso Rebels
  • Wyoming volleyball and soccer teams get conference wins
  • Broncos fall to 0-4 on last play of the game


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