Members of the Platte Valley Healthcare Sustainability Project Committee in a screen capture a live stream of a public input meeting.

Healthcare committee responds to MHCC clinic announcement

The Platte Valley Healthcare Project Committee on Monday responded to plans by Memorial Hospital of Carbon County bring services to Saratoga.

The committee said in a statement that believes the decision is an attempt to stifle the expansion of hospital services in the Platte Valley. Emma Diercks has the story.

 

 

Free summer meals end Friday

The third year of the free summer meals program in Carbon County School District One comes to a close this week.

Organizers have handed out thousands of sack lunches to area children this summer, with the final day scheduled for this Friday. Cali O’Hare has the details.

 

 

McLendon death ruled suicide

In Saratoga, on Monday, both police and the Carbon County Coroner’s Office confirmed the death by suicide of 54-year-old Keith McLendon. No other details were provided. McLendon was the editor of the Saratoga Sun. Saratoga Police Chief Ken Lehr said his department would release an official statement later this week.

 

Photo courtesy of Wyoming Department of Corrections.

Man pleads not guilty to state pen drug deals

An Evanston man appeared in Carbon County District Court Friday and pleaded not guilty to charges of sending prescription medication to the Wyoming State Penitentiary. Emma Diercks has the story.

 

 

Cows relaxing in downtown Rawlins at the 2018 festivities.

Cow Plop returns this weekend

In Rawlins: The 29th Annual Cow Plop is set for this Saturday, following the 2019 Carbon County Fair Parade.

A portion of the downtown area will be blocked off for the festivities. Cali O’Hare has the details.

In addition to the plop, this year’s event will feature another famous tradition in Rawlins: The Outhouse Races.

 

Sports: Panther football matures in off-season

The Saratoga football team put in a great summer of work and are excited about the upcoming season. Joey Saverine has the story.

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