County commissioners polling public on proposed tax

As county officials move forward with a new specific purpose tax proposed for a May 2019 ballot, the Board of Carbon County Commissioners is polling the public. Carbon County residents can expect to a receive a detailed summary of the tax proposal in the mail, followed by a public opinion survey that they are urged to complete and return. Cali O’Hare has more.


Encampment applies for $500K grant for sewer lagoon project

In a related story, the Encampment Town Council will submit a grant application for $500,000 to help pay for necessary improvements to the town’s sewer lagoon system. Emma Diercks has more.



Wyoming OSHA Administrator Daniel Bulkley, presented Peak Asphalt LLC of Rawlins with a special recognition for entering the Employer Voluntary Technical Assistance Program (EVTAP). Photo courtesy of Steve Nicholson.

Peak Asphalt recognized by OSHA for safety practices

A Rawlins business was recently recognized for its participation in a prestigious safety program provided by OSHA. If Peak Asphalt continues its safety record for another year, the local business will be a candidate for another federal honor. Cali O’Hare reports.



Casper construction company proposing man camp on CCSD2 land

Photo: Bigfoot 99.

A Casper construction company is hoping to use Carbon County School District Two land in Medicine Bow for a man camp to house wind energy workers. The district has allowed the company to survey the land so they can develop a proposal to be presented at the next board meeting. Emma Diercks has the story.



Sports: Panthers basketball team builds on week one

The Saratoga boys basketball team competed in the Shoshoni Wrangler classic over the weekend and took away plenty of positives. Joey Saverine has the story.
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