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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“Our landings in the Cherbourg-Havre area have failed to gain a satisfactory foothold and I have withdrawn the troops.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

 

The Trailblazing Women’s Army Service Pilots

By K.J. Schricker   

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

How It Has to Be

By Brett Larson

Carbon County Comet Contributor

 

This past weekend I’m sure many of us Comet readers visited our local cemeteries and paid tribute and respect to our loved ones we have lost in our lifetimes. 

Grant Funding: Free Money?

By Alex Bakken

Carbon County Sheriff

 

Residents Passion and Commitment Save Local Town Boards and Spark Improvements

By Brett Larson

Carbon County Comet Contributor 

 

A little over a year and a half ago, the Town of Elk Mountain faced a slight dilemma. Two of its volunteer town operation boards faced disbandment because of a lack of membership. 

Medical Rights in a Confinement Setting

By Alex Bakken

Carbon County Sheriff

 

Stop and ID Laws: Do I Have to Identify Myself to Law Enforcement in Wyoming?

By Alex Bakken

Carbon County Sheriff

 

One common question that we get asked as law enforcement officers is “what happens if I refuse to identify myself to law enforcement?” This is a great question, and largely depends upon the context in which identification is being requested. Different states have different laws, and for this discussion we will focus solely on Wyoming.

Combined Dispatch Operations: What Does it Mean and Why is it Relevant?

By Alex Bakken

Carbon County Sheriff

 

Negligence in Public Safety, What Does it Mean?

By Alex Bakken

Carbon County Sheriff

 

Young Sheriff, Wise Leadership

By Mike Armstrong

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

Police K9 units: Working with man’s best friend

By Alex Bakken

Carbon County Sheriff

 

The First Amendment and public meetings: Knowing your rights in limited public forums

By Alex Bakken

Carbon County Sheriff

10/14/2023

 

Snowmobile Patrol: A new era of law enforcement in Carbon County

By Alex Bakken

Carbon County Sheriff

 

It pleases me to report that our sheriff’s office has made significant progress in numerous areas throughout the course of the last year. We have a great team of individuals that comprise our office and we continue to make much-needed progress in a variety of different areas.

Statutes with the Sheriff: Title 18 and why it matters

By Alex Bakken

Carbon County Sheriff

 

As most of our readers are already aware, the newest Carbon County Commissioner was sworn in yesterday, December 5th, at the regularly scheduled Board of County Commissioners Meeting. Newly appointed Commissioner Mr. Garret Irene has been selected to fill a vacant position on the current board. 

Law Enforcement Academy training in Wyoming: What does it actually consist of?

By Alex Bakken

Carbon County Sheriff

 

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