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Catching up with new CCSD1 HR director

Catching up with new CCSD1 HR director

By Han Cheung Debra Gaines is so busy at her new job as Carbon County School District 1 Human Resources Director that she can’t believe it is a newly created position. “Every day is different,” Gaines said. “There’s hiring employees, policies, student issues, employee issues… it’s busy all the time.” Gaines left her job as […]

‘ŒLaney Bug’ pageant returns

‘ŒLaney Bug’ pageant returns

By Han Cheung RAWLINS – It’s been four years since the “Laney Bug” pageant – a fundraiser organized by Our Little Miss Wyoming – for then 3-year-old Delaney Wadsworth, who was diagnosed with brain cancer. Delaney died in 2011. Her mother, Brenna Wadsworth, wasn’t considering hosting another fundraiser until she became involved with the Olivia […]

Cross Country Canine

Cross Country Canine

By Han Cheung He appears to be a mix between a German shepherd and a Shar Pei. How he got to Rawlins is more of a mystery. The only clues to his identity are two tags around his neck: one from Topeka, Kan., the other from Oakland, Calif. He was found outside the Rawlins Daily […]

Rawlins Daily Times has a new look!

Rawlins Daily Times has a new look!

Rawlins Daily Times has a new look! This new, bigger format gives us to room for bigger pictures, even more news and more local content. What would you be most excited to see in our new and improved newspaper?

Election results are in

Election results are in

By P.J. Cook, Han Cheung and David Louis RAWLINS – Carbon County Elections Office released the unofficial results for the primary elections around 9 p.m. Tuesday, revealing the candidates moving on to the general elections in November. One piece of information still missing is the write-in candidates, which are approved by the canvassing board on […]

Doing ‘rite’ by Rawlins

Doing ‘rite’ by Rawlins

Bi-Rite pharmacy may be on its way out, but an idea is sprouting to take its place By P.J. Cook RAWLINS – Bi-Rite owner Rod Waeckerlin faced some tough decisions over the past few weeks. After deciding to sell the pharmacy, Waeckerlin could have chosen to close the Bi-Rite store. Instead, he decided to plow […]

Solicitors back in Rawlins

Solicitors back in Rawlins

By Han Cheung Rawlins residents haven’t seen them for more than two years, but they’re back. In September 2013, the city council amended Title 5 of the Rawlins Municipal Code, allowing commercial door-to-door solicitors back into the community given they obtain a permit and undergo a strict background check. The city issued its first solicitor’s […]

A trek through time

A trek through time

The Saratoga Historical and Cultural Association hosted it first museum trek for 2014 on Saturday. A group of 40 intrepid adventurers joined tour guide and Native American expert Chilly Rollison at historic locations throughout southern Wyoming and northern Colorado. The trek included a visit to a cluster of stone circles, war lodges, a demonstration of […]

Carbon County Fair

Carbon County Fair

Pictures from the fair will be updated throughout the week. So be sure to check back daily!

New RMS Principal lands in town

New RMS Principal lands in town

By Han Cheung RAWLINS – New Rawlins Middle School Principal Jerrod Dastrup arrived in Rawlins on Sunday. By Friday, he was already interviewing potential hires. To Dastrup, Rawlins is almost like a big city. He spent the past two years as principal at Raft River Elementary School in Malta, Ida., a town of fewer than […]

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