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Cheyenne man arrested for arson

Cheyenne man arrested for arson

By Emma Diercks ediercks@rawlinstimes.com RAWLINS — Carbon County Sheriff’s officials arrested a man on four felony charges Tuesday that they say is responsible for an arson fire near Arlington. Eric Farrar, 31, was arrested in connection to a suspicious house fire that occurred May 25, 2014. He faces charges of first-degree arson, second-degree arson, conspiracy […]

WSGS concludes study on Great Divide Basin

By David Louis dlouis@rawlinstimes.com RAWLINS — New research on the Lance and Fort Union formations that straddle Carbon and Sweetwater Counties has allowed geologists to better define the extent of coal-bearing strata and correlations of potential natural gas reservoir rock in the Great Divide Basin. According to a recent study by the Wyoming State Geological […]

King Coal Days set for this weekend

Daily Times Staff Report news@rawlinstimes.com HANNA — King Coal Days returns to Hanna this weekend, celebrating Hanna’s 125th birthday at the Hanna Rec Center. According to a flyer for the event, the fun kicks off Friday with a barbeque at 5 p.m., followed up with a battle of the bands and a Texas Hold ’em […]

Colorado Grand soon to visit Carbon County

Colorado Grand soon to visit Carbon County

By David Louis dlouis@rawlinstimes.com ENCAMPMENT — Returning once again to Carbon County, the Colorado Grand will rumble into southern Wyoming, wowing car enthusiasts lucky enough to witness the event. Every September at the peak of the fall color season, approximately 90 vintage sport and racing cars circa 1960 and earlier are driven in a relaxed, […]

Sinclair fire destroys garage, two cars

By Emma Diercks ediercks@rawlinstimes.com SINCLAIR — The Sinclair Volunteer Fire Department battled a fire Wednesday evening that destroyed a garage and two cars in Sinclair. The Sinclair Fire Department, along with the Carbon County and Rawlins Fire Departments, responded to the 900 block of Monroe Street around 8 p.m., according to county and city fire […]

RFD: Fires being started at Bolten Park

By Emma Diercks ediercks@rawlinstimes.com RAWLINS — The Rawlins Fire Department on Wednesday received its fourth call since June 16 about an individual allegedly starting small fires in the bathrooms. “(The fires) have just been little ones,” Firefighter Stephanie Schofield said. “They’ve been starting them with materials at hand like grass and sticks.” The four fire […]

MHCC launches fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria

By David Louis dlouis@rawlinstimes.com RAWLINS — Antibiotic resistance is one of the most pressing public health issues facing the world today and local health officials are doing something about it Christina Baugh, infection prevention nurse at Memorial Hospital of Carbon County (MHCC) and co-chair of Wyoming’s state efforts, said local efforts were already well on […]

Snowy Range road alternatives available for review

By David Louis dlouis@rawlinstimes.com RAWLINS — U.S. Forest Service (USFS) officials are hosting a series of open houses in the coming weeks to distribute information on at least three alternative actions to the proposed closure or decommissioning of 179 miles in the Medicine Bow National Forest. The alternatives’ development for the West Side Snowy Range […]

Roadwork starting to wrap up

By Emma Diercks ediercks@rawlinstimes.com SARATOGA — Road crew workers along Wyoming Highway 130 mileposts 12 to 20 north of Saratoga plan to be finished with road construction by Monday or Tuesday. The road crew, Mountain Construction, has been working on the road throughout the summer and has completed overlay and an asphalt aggregate, Wyoming Department […]

National Night Out set for Aug. 4

By Chad Abshire editor@rawlinstimes.com RAWLINS — Local law enforcement and the public are coming together again for an evening of fun during the 32nd annual National Night Out, set for Aug. 4. Rawlins Chief of Police Troy Palmer told the council during its most recent meeting that the city had been participating in the event […]

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