Today’s Headlines:

  • While state funding to education is decreasing, federal funding has increased. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow said the uptick in money from Washington might help the poorest schools in the state.
  • In anticipation of the upcoming National Travel and Tourism Week, representatives from the Carbon County Visitor’s Council met with the Board of Carbon County Commissioners to discuss the importance of local tourism.
  • To move construction of Tyler Pickett Memorial Park forward, the Town plans to hire an engineer to come up with a plan for how to develop the new green space across from Veterans Island.
  • As part of a statewide effort to determine what resources and services are available for at-risk children and families, the Wyoming Children’s Trust Fund conducted an information gathering session in Rawlins earlier this week.
  • The Platte Valley’s community clean up days take place this weekend starting on Friday. Extra trash fees will be waived to promote keeping the valley clean.
  • The University of Wyoming Rodeo Team hosted their annual Laramie River Rendezvous Rodeo last weekend, but this one may have stood out among the rest despite what any of the scores read.

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