Photo: Bigfoot 99.

CCSD2 board to vote on future of northern schools next month

Carbon County School District Two board members appear to be leaning toward Superintendent Jim Copeland’s recommendation to keep the elementary schools in Elk Mountain and Medicine Bow open.

The members put the item on the agenda for their next meeting set for April 15th so that both communities can have closure on the decision. Emma Diercks reports.



Map shows the location of the county-owned land at the intersection of US 30 and WY 487 in Medicine Bow where the county plans to build the 18,000 square foot building to house equipment and personnel.

Planning commission signs off on Medicine Bow Complex plans

Plans to build the county-owned the Medicine Bow Complex are moving forward. The Planning and Zoning Department in the Town of Medicine Bow signed off of the necessary zone change during Monday’s meeting, and yesterday the Carbon County Commissioners voted to send the plans off to the State Fire Marshal for approval. Cali O’Hare has the latest.



Boswell Springs wind project stalls out

Also at yesterday’s commissioners meeting, county officials announced that impact assistance payments from the Boswell Springs project will cease immediately. The reason: Work has stalled for the foreseeable future. Cali O’Hare has more.



Photo credit: Emma Diercks/Bigfoot 99.

Monitoring station will measure Saratoga air quality though fire season

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality placed an air monitoring station in Saratoga in November. To date, the machine isn’t showing an alarming amount of particulate matter, but the state agency is curious what levels could be present in the case of another forest fire or prescribed burn this summer.



Cowgirl basketball preps for WNIT

The Wyoming Cowgirl basketball squad is no stranger to the post season. Joey Saverine takes a deeper look into the Cowgirls playing in March.


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