Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

County Road 401 temporarily open for camper retrieval

If you have a camper or horse trailer still parked in the Medicine Bow National Forest after the early bout of winter weather, you’ll be able to remove them this weekend before the gate on County Road 401 swings shut for the season.

During yesterday’s county commissioners meeting, officials with the Road and Bridge Department said they’ll open the South Road beginning Thursday for a last-chance opportunity for the public to retrieve their possessions. Cali O’Hare has details.

In an update to this story, county road and bridge coordinator Kandis Fritz told Bigfoot 99 that all of the cows have been removed from McCarty Canyon. So crews will not open County Road 503 to traffic. Only the 401 to the forest will be plowed.

 

Photo: Emma Diercks/Bigfoot 99.

Saratoga mayor questions computer seizure

It was over one month ago that the County Sheriff’s Office seized the Saratoga town clerk’s computer.

This week, Mayor John Zeiger announced that he believes the computer should not have been impounded and Emma Diercks has the latest on this developing story.

 

 

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Rawlins residents rally around birthday girl

Rawlins residents came through recently for a kindergartner who had no one to help her celebrate her birthday. A social media S.O.S. saved the day.

Bigfoot 99’s Cali O’Hare sat down with the family and shares their heartwarming story.

 

 

Local nonprofit focuses on addiction recovery

Earlier this year, a group of citizens created a new nonprofit earlier this year to offer a support group to people trying to kick a substance addiction.

We-Covery, as it is called, is growing and has recently started offering services at the Carbon County Jail. Emma Diercks has the story.

 

 

Sports: Postseason continues for county volleyball squads

The county volleyball teams are primed for the next phase of the post season as many are state champion hopefuls. Joey Saverine has the story.

 

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