Newly promoted Rawlins Fire Department Battalion Chief Allen Robinson’s wife, Karrie Ann, pins his badge onto his uniform during a ceremony at Rawlins City Hall last week. Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

RFD promotes firefighter to Battalion Chief

The Rawlins Fire Department has pinned a new Battalion Chief following the departure of former Chief Aaron Zent.

Longtime firefighter Allen Robinson was formally promoted from captain to chief during a ceremony held at City Hall last week. Cali O’Hare was there and filed this report.



Saratoga officials review proposed water fees

The Saratoga Town Council reviewed last week the work that the water and sewer board completed to put all utility users on an even keel.

The goal of the proposed new fee schedule is to have everyone pay their fair share. The proposal will be drafted into an ordinance for consideration by council in June. Emma Diercks has the story.



Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

RPD seeking funding for new ballistic vests

The Rawlins Police Department will apply for a grant to cover the cost of replacement ballistic vests for its officers. Cali O’Hare has more.



Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

CCSD1 reports academic growth

As the school year came to a close, the board of Carbon County School District One celebrated progress in the classroom.

School administrators shared the successes of the graduating class and the growth in state assessments. Emma Diercks has the details.



Sports: A look back at banner year for county sports

It was an outstanding year for the county high schools as they recorded over 100 postseason accolades. Joey Saverine breaks down the 2018-2019 sports seasons.


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