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Closures scheduled for I-80 interchange

Motorists are advised that the I-80 exit and entrance ramps in Rawlins will be closed at times this week.

The rolling closures will allow WYDOT crews to perform concrete repairs. Divers should be prepared to use alternative routes. Cali O’Hare has the details.

 

 

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Hanna Draw Road improvements approved

The Carbon County Commissioners last week approved the purchase of gravel to lay on the Hanna Draw Road. County Road 270, which was also considered for this project, will have to wait until spring to receive fresh rock. Emma Diercks has the story.

Editor’s note: After this story first aired, Interim Road and Bridge Superintendent Kandis Fritz clarified that the CMAQ grant that the county applied for to gravel CR 291 and 270 is for $400,000—not the $2 million dollar figure stated in the story. The county’s match is $80,000. We apologize for the error.

 

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Commissioners moving forward with Medicine Bow shop

Commissioners are also moving forward with plans for a proposed county road and bridge shop in Medicine Bow. After rejecting all bids last month for the original blueprint, the board reviewed a new, less costly design during last week’s regular meeting. Cali O’Hare has the story.

 

 

Officials working to hire fulltime zoning officer

The search for a Saratoga zoning officer and building inspector is gradually coming to a close.

The Saratoga Town Council is working to develop a budget amendment so they can hire an interested candidate as a fulltime employee. Emma Diercks reports.

 

 

Sports: County teams prevail, Pokes win two weeks in a row

Week 2 of the county sports schedule was pretty favorable as whole. Joey Saverine has the recap, and how the Cowboys beat Texas State.

More Highlights: 
  • Broncos face Raiders on the road in season opener

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