Officials during a visit the site of the proposed pond in Rawlins. Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

Rawlins officials move forward with Tin Can Hill pond plans

Rawlins City Council is on its way to adopting a $36 million budget for the fiscal year that starts July 1, 2019. At its last meeting in May, council members voted unanimously on first reading to approve the budget without amendments.

The $36,825,341 worth of spending includes $200,000 in grant funding for the construction of the fishing pond at Tin Can Hill. Cali O’Hare reports.

Click here to view the budget ordinance that was approved on first reading

 

Click image to view the letter written by the Platte Valley Healthcare Sustainability Project Committee.

Saratoga Mayor refuses to comment on healthcare committee letter

Saratoga Mayor John Zeiger said Tuesday he will not comment on a letter drafted by the Healthcare Sustainability Committee demanding more transparency.

The reason, Zeiger said, is that Health Management Services has threatened litigation over the possible termination of its lease to operate the town medical clinic. Emma Diercks has the story.

 

 

Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

CCSD1 approves updates to suicide prevention policy

The Board of Trustees of Carbon County School District One has given initial approval to major updates to its suicide prevention policy.

Current guidelines are decades old, and counselors say the revamped document will help district personnel provide better support and prevention. Cali O’Hare has the latest in this story.

 

 

911 problems continue in Saratoga

The Saratoga Police Department is still working through issues with its 911 system. The equipment, which is about two years old, causes problems when dispatchers try to transfer emergency calls.

 

 

Sports: Miners prepare for busy off-season

As June quickly approaches many high school programs will begin their off-season, and for H.E.M. it’s a loaded summer. Joey Saverine has the story.

 

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