Horse mouth with vesicular stomatitis virus. Photo credit: Dr. Greg Farrand, D.V.M./Colorado State University.

Equine virus confirmed in Wyoming

It’s fair time here in Carbon County. The State Fair comes later this month, and state officials are reminding horse and livestock owners to keep their animals safe from a virus circulating around the west. Emma Diercks has the story.

Click here for more information about vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV)

 

Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

Authorities confirm cause of restaurant fire

A carelessly discarded cigarette caused of the fire that consumed the interior of a Rawlins restaurant last week, authorities say.

Local and state investigators ruled the fire at Three Fiddlers accidental and unintentional. Cali O’Hare has the details.

 

 

Hanna transfer station in the works

Like other communities in the county, the Town of Hanna is looking to build a solid waste transfer station. The High Country Joint Powers Board is preparing to submit a proposal to the Carbon County Planning and Zoning Commission for the project. Emma Diercks has the story.

 

 

Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

Upgraded lighting slated for downtown Rawlins

Now that the Rawlins DDA has completed the facade project, the organization light up the skyline.

Plans call for strands of LED lights to be draped from the tops of nearly every downtown building. Cali O’Hare reports.

 

 

Sports: Former Cowboy ready for second season as an NFL QB

Former Wyoming Cowboy standout Josh Allen transitions into his sophomore campaign. Joey Saverine has the story.

 

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