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Carbon County Wyoming

Firefighters gain on Ferris Mountains wildfire

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Firefighters have increased containment of a wildfire burning in the Ferris Mountains in Carbon County to 46 percent.

July 31, 2012 3:08 pmLoading…

More wildfires ignite in Wyoming over weekend

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The weekend brought more wildfires starting across Wyoming and firefighters quickly responding.

July 30, 2012 10:14 amLoading…
Seminoe Fire threatens campground, BuRec housing

Seminoe Fire threatens campground, BuRec housing

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A mandatory evacuation of a campground next to a popular fishing spot along the North Platte River was lifted Tuesday after danger from a wildfire burning north of Seminoe Reservoir in south-central Wyoming subsided, authorities said.

July 24, 2012 12:10 pm Related Loading…

WYDOT opens Wyoming 70 over Battle Pass

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Transportation says it has cleared another highway of snow in the southern part of the state.

May 15, 2012 9:32 amLoading…

4 workers burned at Sinclair refinery in Wyoming

CASPER, Wyo. — A fire at the Sinclair Oil Corp. refinery near Rawlins injured four workers Tuesday, sending three to a Colorado burn center.

May 08, 2012 4:27 pmLoading…

Crews repair Wyoming highway at site of fatal washout

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Crews have replaced a culvert on a Wyoming highway where four members of a Colorado Springs family drowned when the road washed out last summer.

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Rawlins police chief leaving to work for governor

RAWLINS, Wyo. -- The Rawlins police chief is stepping down to become a senior policy adviser to Gov. Matt Mead.

April 30, 2012 8:42 amLoading…

Roads open early after mild spring in Carbon County

RAWLINS, Wyo. — Seasonal roads have opened early in Carbon County because of the mild spring.

April 13, 2012 8:02 amLoading…

Suspect in Wyoming fatal crash wanted in Florida

RAWLINS, Wyo. -- A driver accused of causing a fatal rollover crash on Interstate 80 in Wyoming is wanted by authorities in Florida.

March 13, 2012 9:27 amLoading…
New bridge planned for Wyoming road where 4 died in washout

New bridge planned for Wyoming road where 4 died in washout

RAWLINS, Wyo. -- Wyoming highway officials hope to finish work this winter on a bridge to replace one destroyed in a washout that killed four members of Colorado family.

September 28, 2011 10:00 amLoading…

Wyoming ranks 4th in pro-business factors

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. - Wyoming is ranked fourth on the 2011 list of pro-business states in a study conducted by Pollina Corporate Real Estate.

September 18, 2011 10:14 amLoading…

Proposed wind farm in Carbon County draws interest

RAWLINS, Wyo. - Some Rawlins area residents are expressing concerns about the proposed Chokecherry and Sierra Madre wind farm in southern Wyoming.

August 23, 2011 4:58 pmLoading…

$26.5M school bond going to Carbon County voters

RAWLINS, Wyo. - Voters in portions of Carbon County will be asked whether to borrow $26.5 million to pay for school construction projects.

August 19, 2011 2:32 pmLoading…

Carbon County to seek flood aid for farmers

RAWLINS - Carbon County leaders are exploring federal disaster aid for farmers and ranchers hurt by historic flooding this spring.

July 09, 2011 1:27 pmLoading…

Grant money sought to clean up Carbon County junkyard

RAWLINS — Carbon County is trying to obtain money to clean up a blighted area near Rawlins.

March 17, 2011 10:37 pmLoading…

Grant money sought to clean up Carbon Co. junkyard

RAWLINS, Wyo — Carbon County is trying to obtain money to clean up a blighted area near Rawlins.

March 17, 2011 10:24 amLoading…

Rawlins will see jobs from TransWest project

RAWLINS — An official says the Rawlins area stands to gain 25 to 40 full-time jobs if the proposed 725-mile TransWest Express transmission line is built as planned.

March 13, 2011 4:58 pmLoading…

Carbon County business group seeks private funds

RAWLINS, Wyo. — Carbon County Economic Development Corp. hopes to raise more private-sector money for its budget after a study identified possible contributors of up to $750,000 over five years. Executive Director Cindy Wallace says she hopes to raise $150,000 by June. She estimates the gro…

March 12, 2011 1:11 pmLoading…

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