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Volunteers needed in search for overdue hunter

Forty-four-year-old Mark Anthony Strittmater was last heard from at around 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 19th. He was hunting elk in the Medicine Bow National Forest in Carbon County.

Strittmater’s truck was located on Forest Service Road 801 near the Deep Jack Creek Road.

If you are free today, Tuesday, October 22nd, and would like to help search for Strittmater, Scott Allison will be leading a search at Forest Road 801 and Forest Road 830 (Jack Creek Road) until dark.

Cell service is limited in the area, so if planning to assist, let the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office know by calling 307-324-2776 and they will advise the search party via radio.

Volunteers should dress accordingly and bring food/water and some orange clothing. The area being searched will be snow covered woods and will mostly be done on foot. Aircraft will assist in the afternoon.

 

Photo courtesy of the Town of Saratoga.

Improvements could be coming to hot pools

In Saratoga, town hall and the chamber of commerce plan to explore funding opportunities to address complaints about historic Hobo Hot Pools.

Improvement plans include bathhouse repairs and additional signage.

Emma Diercks reports.

 

 

Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

Rawlins officials to hold special executive session

In Rawlins: City council has scheduled a special meeting for this afternoon. While the topic of the discussion has not been publicly released, the meeting notice indicates today’s executive session is the latest in a series held to discuss the potential dismissal of a public officer, city employee or other professional person. Cali O’Hare has more.

Click here to view the notice for today’s Rawlins City Council executive session

 

Broadband expansion continues

In Saratoga, Union Wireless continues its work installing broadband fiber-optic cable for improved internet and data services in town. They will start moving up the hill from 5th street next month. Emma Diercks has the latest.

 

 

In January 2019, the Boys and Girls Club of Carbon County hosted a ribbon cutting for its Think Make Create (TMC) mobile lab, the first of its kind in Wyoming. Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

Boys and Girls Clubs struggling to keep doors open

Facing shrinking revenues, the Boys and Girls Club is taking desperate and creative steps to keep its doors open.

Local director Theresa Pacheco is turning to the Cheyenne chapter so the 75 Rawlins kids use the facility now will have a place to go after school next year. Cali O’Hare has the story.

 

 

Sports: Panthers wrap up season on high note

The Saratoga Panthers football season has come to a close and the final results were favorable.

 

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