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Power Company of Wyoming Updates Carbon County on Major Wind Energy Expansion

By Mike Armstrong

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

Hanna Swears in Deputy Marshal and Closes Rec Center

By Mike Armstrong

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

The Hanna Town Council met on June 12 at the Hanna Town Hall. After quickly approving the amended agenda, and minutes from the regularly scheduled meeting on May 15 and June 4 special meeting and budget workshop, the Council went over the Board and Department reports.

Senators Address Road Collapse, EPA Rules, and Immigration at Town Hall Meeting

By Dana Davis

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

Senators John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis held a virtual town hall meeting June 10 to discuss critical issues affecting Wyoming residents, including the recent road collapse in Yellowstone, new EPA regulations, and immigration policies.

From Maidenhead to the Beaches: The D-Day Invasion Was More Than Most People Think

By K.J. Schricker

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

“Our landings in the Cherbourg-Havre area have failed to gain a satisfactory foothold and I have withdrawn the troops. My decision to attack at this time and place was based upon the best information available. The troops, the air and the Navy did all that Bravery and devotion to duty could do. If any blame or fault attaches to the attempt it is mine alone.”

Concealed Carry in Wyoming: How Does it Work? Part 1

By Alex Bakken

Carbon County Sheriff

 

Sports

City of Rawlins Revitalizes Sports Complex with Major Field Renovations

Press Release  

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

This spring, the City of Rawlins Parks, Golf, and Streets crews teamed up to revitalize the baseball and soccer fields at the Sports Complex near the Rec Center. 

2024 Carbon County 4-H Shoot

By Dana Davis

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

Both UW Rodeo Teams 10th in CNFR Standings

Press Release

Make-A-Wish Wyoming

 

Both University of Wyoming teams are 10th in their respective divisions heading into the College National Finals Rodeo’s (CNFR) third and final round in Casper.

Tuesday marked the first of four third-round nightly performances, with the top 12 times and scores in the men’s and women’s competitions earning bids to Saturday night’s championship finals.

Veteran Group Leads UW Rodeo Into College National Finals Rodeo

Press Release

Univertisty of Wyoming

 

Experience: That will help tremendously when the University of Wyoming men’s and women’s rodeo teams compete Sunday to Saturday, June 9 to 15, at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in Casper.

Lady Outlaws Lose to Worland at State

By Mike Armstrong

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

Carbon County Athletes Shine at State Track and Field Championships

By Mike Armstrong   

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

The high school track and field teams of Carbon County traveled to Kelly Walsh High School on May 17 and 18 to compete in the highly anticipated state championships. 

Outdoors

After 11 Years, Longest-Migrating Mule Deer Dies in Wyoming’s Red Desert

 

Press Release

University of Wyoming

 

A Wyoming mule deer that migrated farther than any other deer known to science has died. Deer 255’s life of migrations ended in the Red Desert of Wyoming, about 200 miles from her most recent summer range in Jackson Hole. She was 10 years and 10 months old.

Retired Air Traffic Controller sees retired airmail beacon

By Mike Armstrong

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

Boyd Simpson, a Hanna resident and historian buff, knew his uncle, a retired air flight controller, was coming to town in the coming week, so he wanted to find the foundation for airplane beacons he knew was near the town.

Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests to implement developed recreation site fee changes

 

Public input contributed to the final fee package, with multiple changes made to the original proposal. 

 

Press Release

USDA Forest Service

Public Affairs: Aaron Voos

 

After two years of development, review, and public input, the Medicine Bow and Routt National Forests have finalized new and increased fees at 89 developed recreation sites. 

Kids’ Free Fishing Day

By K.J. Schricker   

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

The Lions Club, in collaboration with the Game and Fish Department and the U.S. Forest Service, hosted the annual Kids’ Free Fishing Day on Saturday at Saratoga Springs Spa and Resort. From 6 a.m. to noon, families from the Platte Valley gathered for a day of fishing and outdoor activities.

Continuation of aerial cheatgrass spraying to occur on Forest in Albany County

Forest Service Press Release    

Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland

 

The Devil’s Comet Makes a once in a Lifetime Visit to our Corner of the Universe

By K.J. Schricker

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

Comet 12P Pons-Brooks is gracing the northern skies this month for stargazers and amateur astronomers alike. Better-equipped astronomers and observatories have been able to see it for the past six months. It was last seen in 1954 over 70 years ago.

Entertainment

6/15/24 Horoscopes by Aurora

Aries

(March 21 – April 19)

This week brings a focus on stability and consistency in your personal relationships. You might find comfort in routine interactions and established connections. It’s a good time to deepen relationships with family and close friends, emphasizing quality time and meaningful conversations.

 

Taurus 

(April 20- May 20)

6/15/24 Lighter Side
Tandoori Chicken is a gateway to Indian food

By Mike Armstrong

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

If I have not made clear in my younger years I was a picky eater, I will do so now.

Schnapps can be a lot of fun

By Mike Armstrong

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

The word Schnapps is rather inclusive of several types of liquors that are actually a bit different depending on what flavor is being drunk. It is a type of alcoholic beverage that may take several forms, including distilled fruit brandies, herbal liqueurs, infusions, and flavored liqueurs made by adding fruit syrups, spices, or artificial flavorings to neutral grain spirits. 

6/15/24 Lighter Side
6/8/24 Horoscopes by Aurora

Aries

(March 21 – April 19)

Any new directions you have taken from the start of May will now require some consideration on the financial side up to 21st July.  Lowering the level or cutting something out is most likely.  You can’t get away from taking a practical approach mentally, especially when it comes to being prepared for the unexpected in the future.

 

Taurus