Rawlins City Council gives Independence Day fireworks show the go-ahead

Photo: Bigfoot99/Cali O’Hare

This time next week everyone is going to be getting into Fourth of July mode. In Rawlins, city council has okayed the annual fireworks show to celebrate the birthday of the USA. Area fire departments, meanwhile, are reminding residents that fireworks are banned throughout the county. Cali O’Hare has more.

 

Ranchers, wildlife agencies move closer to Bennett Mountains access

Bennett Mountains viewed from Seminoe Reservoir. Photo: Bigfoot 99/Emma Diercks

The Carbon County Wyoming Public Land Initiative Committee, noting the need for ranchers and wildlife agencies to have access to the Bennett Mountains north of Hanna, reached a collaborative agreement Monday that a Special Management Area is a viable designation for the current Wilderness Study Area. Emma Diercks reports.

Hunters get second chance in leftover draw

Hunters who were unsuccessful in drawing their tags for the upcoming season still have a chance to fill their freezers. Yesterday, Wyoming Game and Fish opened the five-day leftover license draw. Cali O’Hare has the details.

 

Saratoga Planning Commission drafting flood damage prevention ordinance

While the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), prepares to publish a new floodplain map of the Platte Valley, the Saratoga Planning Commission is being proactive by drafting a flood damage prevention ordinance in the coming months. Emma Diercks has more.

 

Sports: Lady Outlaws end off-season camp with a bang

The Rawlins Lady Outlaw basketball team has wrapped up their off-season training program in a big way. Joey Saverine has the story.

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