This Week At A Glance:

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In Rawlins: Title 19 remains a topic of discussion at city council work sessions. Under the microscope last week were changes to the portions of city code related to signage and landscaping. Photo by Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.
A Saratoga man is working to have vacant land he owns near the nursing home be rezoned from residential to highway business.
John Hornbeck hopes to sell the property to Memorial Hospital of Carbon County, which would build a clinic on the site. Photo by Emma Diercks/Bigfoot 99.
Dirty Boyz Sanitation and Wyoming Waste Systems can operate in Rawlins for another year. City council authorized the renewal of their trash hauling licenses for another during its January 7th meeting. Photo by Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.
The criminal case against the former superintendent of the landfill in Rawlins charged with skimming cash from the till has come to a close. On Friday, Marty Holloway changed his plea to guilty, and began serving a shortened sentence at the county jail yesterday. Meanwhile, city officials believe they’ve found a replacement to serve as the municipal landfill superintendent.
Photo by Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99 shows the change of plea documents filed in Carbon County Circuit Court on Friday, January 10th, 2020.
Sad news to report on this Monday: a paramedic from Rawlins that many area residents knew died Saturday in the line of duty. Michael Wilder was working the scene of a fatal crash on I-80 when he suffered a medical emergency of his own.


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