Photo: Jim O’Reilly/Bigfooot 99.

North Platte continues to swell

In Saratoga, over 11,000 sandbags are filled and ready to be deployed as the North Platte River rises to minor flood stage.

The National Weather Service says in a “worst case scenario”, the town will see the river at nine feet tomorrow. Emma Diercks has the latest ahead of high water.

 

 

Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

Trash hauling ordinance resurfaces

In Rawlins, with litigation between City Hall and Dirty Boyz, a local trash hauler, stalled in District Court, the city council will look at revising the ordinance at the center of the legal fight.

Tonight’s workshop discussion will revolve around whether commercial waste haulers are required to staff their offices in Rawlins, like Dirty Boys Sanitation does, or if they’ll be allowed to conduct business remotely, as Wyoming Waste does. Cali O’Hare has the latest.

Click here to view an emails exchange between Rawlins City Manager Scott Hannum and officials from Wyoming Waste Connections following the now infamous April 17, 2018 Executive Session. These emails were obtained by Bigfoot 99 as part of the ongoing litigation between the City of Rawlins and Rose Cain of Dirty Boyz Sanitation, Inc.

 

What: Rawlins City Council Work Session to discuss rules and regulations to be followed by commercial trash haulers
When: Tonight, June 18th at 6 p.m.
Where: Rawlins City Hall, 521 W. Cedar Street (basement)

 

 

Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

Rawlins City Council expected to adopt $36M budget

Also on tonight’s agenda in Rawlins, the City Council plans to adopt the a proposed $36 million budget for the fiscal year that starts July 1st. Cali O’Hare has more.

 

 

2019 Woodchoppers Jamboree Champions Megan Crow (left center)  and Skyler Petit (right center). Photo courtesy of the Encampment Riverside Lions Club.

Woodchoppers weigh in on weekend competition

The 59th Annual Woodchoppers Jamboree and Rodeo was a record year for contestants. Joey Saverine was in the middle of the flying chips and filed this report.

 

 

Photo courtesy of South Central Wyoming Emergency Medical Services.

SCWEMS ambulance coverage increasing

South Central Wyoming EMS plans for better ambulance coverage with two full-time EMTs manning the service area five days a week.

Volunteers will continue to serve in the evening and on weekends. Emma Diercks reports.

 

 

Sports: Outlaws benefit from multiple camps

The Rawlins boys basketball team split up last weekend to attend a couple of different camps which proved to be beneficial to the program. Joey Saverine has the story.
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