Federal, state and local responders gathered at the Big Creek Ranch Sunday afternoon as flames torched the hillsides on both sides of the canyon down to ranch meadow. After raging all weekend, the latest estimate puts the size of the Ryan Fire at 19,328 acres. Photo: Jim O’Reilly/Bigfoot 99.
A routine traffic stop on Cedar Street in Rawlins resulted in a big time drug bust. Police discovered hundreds of pounds of marijuana. Photos: Courtesy RPD (left). Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99 (right).
Rawlins residents packed the city council chambers Tuesday for a work session focusing on thinning the estimated population of nearly 300 deer that roam the town. Representatives from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department also attended the meeting to field questions from the city officials and residents. Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.
School districts across the nation are looking to weed out sexual predators in the classroom. To conform to new federal law, school officials are developing policies forbidding administrators from providing recommendations to any past employees who have been convicted of sexual crimes or are even believed to have committed crimes.
Carbon County School District Two passed the first reading of its policy Monday evening and Carbon County School District One is expected to do the same next week. Photo: Bigfoot 99.
As of Monday evening, the Ryan Fire was burning on more than 2,500 acres of National Forest Land on the Wyoming-Colorado border south of Hog Park. Driven by strong winds, it crossed into Carbon County Sunday evening. Aerial photo courtesy of USFS/InciWeb.

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