Wreckage photo released by the National Transportation Safety Board.

Plane crash details released

The National Transportation Safety Board has released additional details regarding the small-plane crash that killed three Rawlins men on September 23rd, 2017. Although the NTSB has not released the final report yet, preliminary findings point to poor weather conditions as the cause of the fatal crash. Cali O’Hare has more.

 

 

Encampment officials consider using Specific Purpose Tax for lagoon project

The Town of Encampment is looking toward lagoon improvements as their project for the Specific Purpose Tax. Throughout the next month the town council will gather cost estimates for the proposed work. Emma Diercks reports.

 

 

Rawlins City Council expected to decide on deer management plan tonight

Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

The Rawlins City Council is expected to take formal action tonight on a proposed deer management plan meant to thin the urban herd using both lethal and nonlethal methods. Cali O’Hare reports.

 

 

Public lands committee to vote on wilderness study area recommendations

Photo: Emma Diercks/Bigfoot 99.

Carbon County Commissioners will vote today on recommendations for Carbon County’s four Wilderness Study Areas. The local Wyoming Public Lands Initiative Committee met yesterday to finalize their proposals. As part of their final decision-making, the panel rejected the Wild and Scenic Designation for the Encampment River Canyon Wilderness Study Area. Emma Diercks has been following the progress of the local public lands committee, and filed this latest update.

 

HMS opens temporary medical clinic in community center

According to a public statement issued yesterday by the Healthcare Sustainability Project Committee in conjunction with Health Management Services, LLC, the company is providing healthcare to residents of the Platte Valley ahead of schedule. Under the new management of HMS, the Platte Valley Clinic has opened a temporary medical facility at the Platte Valley Community Center with operating hours of Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Click here to read the entire statement.

 

 

Photo: Matthew Kerbs/Bigfoot 99.

Sports: Rattler football bound for post season

The Little Snake River football got a win by forfeit over the weekend, but treated it as a Bye week as they were secured a playoff spot during last weekends action. Joey Saverine has more.

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