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Doggett Green House Customer Appreciation Day

By K.J. Schricker

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

For over four decades, the Doggett Green House has been a beloved fixture in the Platte Valley community, its humble beginnings as a modest 15x15 greenhouse blossoming into a thriving family-owned institution that has stood the test of time. The story of the Doggett Green House is one of perseverance, passion, and a deep-rooted connection to the land and the people it serves.

Discover Carbon County Celebrates National Tourism Week

By Mike Armstrong

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

According to the U.S. Travel Association, “National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW) is an annual celebration that underscores travel’s essential role in driving our nation’s economy, cultivating vibrant communities and forging connections.”

Mike’s Deuces is a winning place

By Mike Armstrong

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

Hanna has not been known for its culinary eateries. It does have the Nugget Bar which has been known for its Steak Night in the summertime and also the Biscuit Barn, a part of Skinny’s Bar which serves special dishes on Wednesday night.

Dine-and-Dash Scheme Thwarted

By Dana Davis

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

This past week, the Grumpy Italian restaurant in Saratoga had good reason to live up to its name. The well-loved establishment was targeted by a couple of brazen teenagers, possibly from Cheyenne, who thought it would be thrilling to dine and dash after their meal.

Shively Hardware Honors Ralene Crum’s 37 Years of Service

By Connie Patterson

Carbon County Comet Contributor

 

 After 37 years of dedicated service as the meticulous bookkeeper for Shively Hardware in Saratoga, Wyoming, Ralene Crum was ready to embark on a new chapter in life - retirement! To commemorate Ralene’s remarkable tenure and send her off in style, the folks at Shively Hardware threw her a festive retirement party on Friday, May 3rd. 

UW Spearheads Study on Workforce Development in State’s Thriving Travel Industry

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University of Wyoming

 

Rocky Mountain Power Names New President

Press Release    

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

This week, Rocky Mountain Power named Dick Garlish as the company’s new president. Garlish will be responsible for enhancing regional strategy and engagement and will lead teams focused on customer and community affairs, government relations and legal affairs.

Lollypops Delights Saratoga with Sweet Reopening

By Dana Davis

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

After a brief hiatus, Lollypops, the beloved local haunt known for its delectable ice creams and cozy ambiance, has swung its doors wide open once again, much to the delight of its patrons. Manager Brice Smith, the maestro behind the scenes, shared the inside scoop on the sweet surprises awaiting customers upon their return.

PacifiCorp Projects Energizing Carbon County’s Future

By Dana Davis    

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

The PacifiCorp projects in Carbon County received a comprehensive overview during the recent session held by the Board of County Commissioners on April 16, 2023. The agenda delved into crucial aspects such as completed and ongoing transmission and generation projects, economic benefits, and future plans, underlining the substantial impact these initiatives have on the region.

Higher fuel and purchase power costs prompt price increase request for Wyoming Rocky Mountain Power customers

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Rocky Mountain Power

 

RNB State Bank Bids Farewell to Long-Serving CEO and Branch Manager

By Mike Armstrong

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

Come April 30 and May 1, two important workers are leaving the RNB State Bank. CEO/President Bruce Hellbaum is leaving the helm and retiring after being in the position for almost nine years.  

Celebrating Community Banking Month

By Mike Armstrong    

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

April is Community Banking Month and Bank of Commerce (BOC) celebrates, according to CEO Copper France, because this is exactly his bank. A hometown bank that cares for its customers and the communities as a whole.

Fish, Lizards and Snakes Under One Roof

By Mike Armstrong

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

There was a time in the USA when pet stores were mostly owned by family businesses. In these stores were an array of different animals, from reptiles to cute little puppies or kittens. They were usually noisy with all the chirping of parakeets and canaries, not to mention the yelping of pups.

New Recreation Director for Rawlins

By Mike Armstrong

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

The City of Rawlins new Parks & Recreation Director, Heather “Nikki” Howell.

Howell may have not been born in Rawlins, but given that she has been in the city since the age of four, she might as well have been. Howell definitely considers Rawlins her home.

Virginian Hotel has caring new owners

By Mike Armstrong

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

The Virginian Hotel is a famous and historic hotel in Medicine Bow that has seen many guests over the years from all over the state, country and world, but this past March 29, the hotel did something it has never done before.

Helping with Tax Returns

By Mike Armstrong

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

Tax season is not far from being over. This is the time of year when people pay to have their taxes done because they are not confident in dealing with the forms and questions that come with filing a return.

There is a Medicine Bow resident who spends every tax season helping others throughout Carbon County and other counties do their taxes.

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