Photo: Jim O’Reilly/Bigfoot 99.

A closer look at the 5th penny tax

As the vote for Carbon County’s 5th penny sales and use tax draws nearer, Bigfoot 99 continues to explore the implications the tax could have on the impact assistance funds from the upcoming energy projects. Emma Diercks researched vote counts from around the county and filed this update to our ongoing coverage.



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County clerk sees uptick in absentee ballot requests

The Carbon County Clerk’s Office has filled a flurry of requests for absentee ballots leading up to next week’s General Election. Area residents seem eager to cast their ballots before election day. Cali O’Hare talked with local election officials and filed this report.



WGFD investigating poaching in Hanna

Wyoming Game and Fish is investigating the poaching of a buck mule deer shot illegally on private property Hanna two weeks ago. Emma Diercks reports.



Veterans eligible for special designation on driver’s license

Area veterans looking to renew their driver’s license are encouraged to take advantage of a special designation acknowledging their service. Cali O’Hare has more.



Sports: County volleyball teams set for state championship run

The state volleyball tournament gets underway today, and three of the four can slide into the second round with a win. Joey Saverine breaks down the bracket of play in Casper.


More Highlights:

  • Wyoming football takes a closer look at San Jose State.
  • Cowboy basketball unofficially begins season with exhibition contest this evening.
  • Wyoming wrestling cracks pre-season top 25 coaches poll for first time in program history.
  • Broncos looking to avoid penalties against Houston.


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