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Uranium project looks to generate big profits

Uranium project looks to generate big profits

By David Louis RAWLINS — Ur-Energy recently completed its uranium analysis of the newly acquired Shirley Basin project. Company officials say they are pleased with the results, categorizing the historic mining district as containing high-grade uranium at very favorable production depths. “It’s probably some of the best-grade uranium in the state right now. It is […]

Four Carbon County athletes named to WCA All-Star teams

Four Carbon County athletes  named to WCA All-Star teams

By John Roark CASPER — For the final time, four recently graduated Carbon County senior athletes are representing their high schools. Rawlins’ Alex Collier and Kalli Feddersen join Saratoga’s Heather Oxford and Little Snake River Valley’s Lydia Skalberg for the Wyoming Coaches Association’s All-Star weekend. Collier is the lone area representative for Saturday’s WCA North-South […]

Products carried in Rawlins grocer recalled

Products carried in Rawlins grocer recalled

Wawona Packing Company voluntarily recalls fruit By P.J. Cook RAWLINS – Carbon County has experienced some warm weather lately and nothing tastes better than cold fruit on a hot day. Before you bite into that peach, nectarine or plum, however, make sure you check the date. Wawona Packing Company of Cutler, Calif. is voluntarily recalling […]

Realtors honor longtime Carbon County resident as real estate agent of the year

Realtors honor longtime Carbon County resident as real estate agent of the year

By David Louis RYAN PARK — It can be one of the most stressful times in a person’s life — the purchase of a home. It takes a skilled real estate agent to shepherd each client through the process of delays, disappointments and joy when the purchase is finally delivered. Each year, real estate agents […]

Cowboy way

Cowboy way

Poets and musicians from as far away as Texas flocked to the 12th annual Grand Encampment Cowboy Gathering. The three-day event celebrated the rich history and heritage of the cowpoke lifestyle. Photos by David Louis

CCSD1 approves budget

CCSD1 approves budget

By Han Chueng Carbon County School District 1’s general fund budget for 2014-15 is up from last year. The final number, approved on Wednesday, is $32,972,931 – a 2.8 percent increase from 2013-14. Factors contributing to the increase include the state changing the way it calculates health insurance and an increased initial enrollment from 1,899 […]

Turning heads

Turning heads

By John Roark When Rawlins High School football team steps onto the football field for 2014 season opener, Corey Wheeler’s Outlaws can showcase one of the state’s top athletes. Senior wide receiver-defensive back Isaac Jefferson turned many heads during last weekend’s Blue-Grey West Super Combine at College of San Mateo (Calif). The combines serve as […]

City gets boost from seasonal workers

City gets boost from seasonal workers

By Han Cheung From 15-year-old Bronson Fairhurst to 79-year-old Herb Schrader, the City of Rawlins is enjoying a boost in manpower from its 29 seasonal workers this summer. The city had a seasonal worker appreciation barbecue at Washington Park Friday afternoon. “We usually have our employee barbecue in August, but a lot of the youth […]

Beginning acting classes come to Rawlins

Beginning acting classes come to Rawlins

By P.J. Cook RAWLINS – Acting may be everyone’s favorite second job, but a local lad wants to ignite a passionate spark for the craft. Brandon Taylor, of Rawlins, will teach a free acting class Sunday at 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Cedar Street Studios, 301 W. Cedar Street. Aspiring thespians must be 16 […]

Rawlins woman publishes first novel

Rawlins woman publishes first novel

By Han Cheung It was 10 years in the making, but Amber Beisner’s first novel has finally hit the shelves. The book, “Guardians of the Earth,” was released June 17 by Tate Publishing. It is a fantasy fiction novel about a teen who acquired supernatural powers after she turned 16 and is tasked to protect […]

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