This Week At A Glance:

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In an update to a story we had for you last month, Carbon County has formally awarded more than $134,000 in charitable relief funding to 14 local nonprofits. Several hundred thousand dollars in unused funding was returned to the state. Pictured: Complete list of nonprofits that received funding through the Charitable Relief Program.
The Rawlins Wastewater Processing Plant is getting big time repairs, but the flooded facility remains offline. Cali O’Hare has the latest on replacement parts – some still in the mail – and the $86,000 spent so far. Click the photo to listen to the full story. Pictured above: Courtesy photo of the wastewater treatment plant after it flooded. The facility, which had the capability to process up to eight million gallons of wastewater a day, has been out of commission since a flood on January 23rd 2021. City officials anticipate it will take at least two months to bring the wastewater treatment plant back online. In the meantime, wastewater from the municipality is being directed to the municipal holding ponds. Citizens remain largely unaffected.The facility has not been able to operate for the last week as a result of the latest flood, and officials expect it won’t be back up and running for at least two months. Citizens are largely unaffected at this time. Pictured above: Courtesy photo of the wastewater treatment plant after it flooded.
The 20-year-old Missouri man, a convicted sex offender, who fired at a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper following a traffic stop near Elk Mountain last month, waived his speedy preliminary hearing yesterday. His case now heads to the district court. Pictured above: Missouri resident Jett Garriott Adams had skipped a court hearing in his home state, and is a convicted sex offender.Wash bays where Trooper Hobbs’ patrol vehicle and the suspect’s car were towed to preserve evidence. Photo by Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99. Inset photo of Jett Garriott Adams courtesy the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The House Education Committee met last Thursday, where school officials from around Wyoming objected to proposed budget cuts. The debate is slated to restart today. Pictured above: File photo of Carbon County School District One office. Photo by Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.


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