Photo by Emma Diercks/Bigfoot 99.

Accounting firm completes Saratoga audit

With help from Childress Accounting, the Town of Saratoga has completed its financial audit for fiscal year 2018-2019.

At Tuesday’s meeting, council provided Childress with a to-do list as the firm works to correct accounting mistakes made by town employees in the past. Childress is also charged with developing procedures to prevent similar errors from happening in the future. Emma Diercks has the story.



Officials visit the Tin Can Hill site in June 2018. Photo by Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

Rawlins reviews costs of Tin Can Hill wetlands project

The Rawlins City Council was treated to part two of a discussion about the plans and cost estimates for the fishing pond at Tin Can Hill.

At Tuesday’s work session, the governing body considered the costs as well as the potential revenues from the adjacent development just north of Cedar Street. Cali O’Hare has more.



Photo courtesy of the Rawlins Police Department.

Details surrounding animal abuse case emerge

Details surrounding the two out-of-state women who were found in possession of a U-Haul trailer in Rawlins containing more than 30 neglected dogs and cats are still emerging. Both women were arrested and the investigation into animal cruelty is ongoing.

Bigfoot 99’s Cali O’Hare looked into their backgrounds and discovered that one of them, Jennifer Stracener, was operating what she claimed was an animal welfare organization rescuing stray dogs in Louisiana. Here’s Cali’s report.

Update 02/20/20 9:30 AM: Jennifer Stracener has been charged with 5 counts of Felony Animal Cruelty and 8 counts of Misdemeanor Animal Cruelty. A second suspect also from Louisiana, who was originally charged with 1 count of misdemeanor, will have more charges coming.


Sports: Lady Panthers look to secure second seed ahead of tourney

The Saratoga girls basketball team will wrap up their regular season schedule this weekend with an inter county battle against Little Snake River. Joey Saverine has the story.


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