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Landowner seeks zoning change for future MHCC clinic

A Saratoga man is working to have vacant land he owns near the nursing home be rezoned from residential to highway business.

John Hornbeck hopes to sell the property to Memorial Hospital of Carbon County, which would build a clinic on the site. Emma Diercks has the story.



Karina Delgado and husband Irvin Torres pose for a photo following the birth of their son, and the first baby born in Carbon County in 2020. Mateo Ismael Torres entered the world at 8:27 p.m. on January 10th.
Liam Ortiz was born on December 29th at MHCC, making him the final infant of the decade to be born locally. Photos provided by MHCC with parental consent.

Babies close out decade, ring in New Year in Carbon County

Two very special babies were born recently at Memorial Hospital of Carbon County in recent weeks. One was the last arrival of 2019, the other first of the New Year.

Cali O’Hare spoke with the proud new parents of the first baby of 2020 and filed this report.



County officials practice flu pandemic preparedness

Carbon County public health officials held an exercise yesterday, exploring how to respond to a possible flu pandemic. While going through various scenarios, local agencies identified the need for communication and how to prioritize supplies. Emma Diercks has the story.



City employees recognized for service

In Rawlins, nearly a dozen city employees were recognized for their years of service at last week’s regular council meeting. One of them, Jimmy Martinez, was honored for his 40 years on the job. Cali O’Hare reports.


Sports: Hoopsters sit in solid position entering quadrant play

Joey Saverine recaps a couple early week showdowns and how the basketball teams stand ahead of this weekend’s big conference opener.


More Highlights:

  • Cowgirl basketball breaks three-game skid with a big time W over Nevada
  • Wyoming football: DB and return specialist Tyler Hall set to play in East/West Shrine game this weekend
  • Broncos move on from QB coach


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