Salvation Army volunteer bell ringers. Photo courtesy of Alice Tink Day.

Local bell ringers collect $15,000

In Rawlins: bell ringers volunteering for the Salvation Army raised a record-breaking amount of funds this season.

Ninety percent of nearly $15,000 collected inside the red kettles will benefit Carbon County residents who are struggling to pay their bills. Cali O’Hare reports.



Saratoga Care Center earns high marks

In the Platte Valley, a new report ranks the Saratoga Care Center as one of the best nursing homes for short-term rehabilitation.

Emma Diercks has reports on how the staff works to improve the quality of life for residents.



Photo by Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

Jail cameras fail, prompting emergency replacement

Some areas of the Carbon County Jail and Detention Center in Rawlins are off limits to prisoners until new security cameras are installed.

Eight of the aging cameras at the facility failed recently. The emergency replacement is expected to cost up to $45,000. Cali O’Hare reports.



Sports: Pokes start QB Williams against Georgia State in today’s Arizona Bowl

It’s bowl day for the Pokes and one lingering question has been answered. The Cowboys have named freshman QB Levi Williams the starter for the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl. Joey Saverine has the full story.


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