Photo: Emma Diercks/Bigfoot 99.

Rawlins civil rights lawsuit on track for out-of-court settlement

The civil rights lawsuit between the Estate of John Randall Veach and the City of Rawlins and two of its police officers likely will never reach the courtroom.

Signs are pointing to an out-of-court settlement after a joint motion to suspend all proceedings was filed late last week. Emma Diercks has the exclusive story.



Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

Rawlins City Council will decide on free dump days tonight

Spring cleaning is right around the corner. In Rawlins, residents may catch a break from the city with help getting the job done again this year.

City council historically waived landfill fees for certain materials during a week long period each summer to encourage residents to clear their properties of debris. A final decision will be made during tonight’s meeting. Cali O’Hare reports.

Click here for the Clean-Up Information Fact Sheet



Photo courtesy of Wyoming Department of Corrections.

Department of Corrections gives update on facilities issues

About a year ago, the Wyoming Department of Corrections relocated 88 state penitentiary inmates to a facility in Mississippi.

A growing increase in the prison population, ongoing repairs to the facility and a declining number of correctional officers forced the move. The DOC and state lawmakers are still working through these issues today. Emma Diercks reports.



Participants made a splash at the 2018 Jackalope Jump. Photo courtesy of Carbon One Special Olympics Team.

Rawlins fundraiser helps Special Olympics athletes compete

The Carbon County School District One Special Olympics team continues to grow, with 16 athletes headed to the Area Games in Casper later this month. Rawlins residents have an opportunity to help them compete by participating in next weekend’s Jackalope Jump. Cali O’Hare has the story.

Click here for registration and donation information



Sports: UW quarterback competition heats up

The Wyoming Cowboys are back on the gridiron for their fourth practice of the spring. Joey Saverine takes a deeper look into the quarterback battle at hand.

More Highlights:
  • UW track: Like a broken record
  • Rockies call up Pat Valaika to in wake of David Murphy injury
  • Another Broncos linebacker signs elsewhere


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