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After school special

After school special

Demand unmet for afterschool programs in Wyoming By Han Cheung RAWLINS – Last Thursday afternoon, the Boys and Girls Club of Carbon County joined about 8,000 other after chool programs in hosting a Lights On After School event. According to the National Afterschool Alliance, the event is the “only nationwide rally for afterschool programs.” As […]

Tourism to Cowboy State continues filling coffers

Tourism to Cowboy State continues filling coffers

By David Louis RAWLINS — Fall is winding down with winter just around the corner. The change of seasons marks the traditional end of Carbon County’s tourist season. Although the preliminary report with the exact number of tourists stopping and spending in the county will not be available until January, by all accounts 2014 was […]

Dollars for schools

Dollars for schools

Wyoming takes on school construction funding By David Louis & Han Cheung SARATOGA — In many states, governors and legislators struggle to fund school construction projects. Often, large portions of these projects are paid for through property taxes or local improvement bonds. Wyoming takes a different approach. The Cowboy State is the only state that […]

Outlaws fall to Blazers in regular-season finale

Outlaws fall to Blazers in regular-season finale

By John Roark sports@rawlinstimes.com TORRINGTON — Corey Wheeler minced few words Friday night after watching his team’s final performance of the regular season. “If you don’t want it, you can’t win it,” Wheeler said following his Outlaws’ 50-28 loss at Torrington. “It’s not an execution thing. It’s nothing like that. It’s more of a heart […]

Boxscore: Torrington 50, Rawlins 28

Torrington 50, Rawlins 28 Rawlins                   0            8            14            6—28 Torrington            7            22            7            14—50   First quarter T — SMiller 5 run (Stitt kick), 5:14 Second quarter T — SMiller 75 run (Pd Miller pass from Canaday), 9:58 T — Carr 17 pass from Canaday (Stitt […]

All wrapped up

All wrapped up

Gwynn Fross wraps Analisa Waeckerlin in toilet paper during a “Mummy Race” Thursday evening at the Boys and Girls Club. The objective of the race is to wrap your partner in an entire roll of toilet paper as fast as possible. The race was part of the club’s Fall Festival, which also served as an […]

Mule deer tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease in Carbon County

Mule deer tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease in Carbon County

By David Louis RAWLINS — Officials at the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s disease laboratory in Laramie recently confirmed a 4-year-old mule deer buck taken in Carbon County during hunting season tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). Although the exact number of animals infected with CWD is not known, Game and Fish collects samples […]

‘Chalked’ full of history

‘Chalked’ full of history

By Han Cheung RAWLINS – For many years, a blank chalkboard hung on a wall in the basement of Harvestime Ministries on Walnut Street. Since the chalkboard was located in the church’s storage room and fastened to the wall, nobody paid much attention to it – until recently. According to pastor E.J. Ridgway, the church […]

Sure looks strange to me…

Sure looks strange to me…

Courtney Dilworth’s horse wears a One-Eyed, One-Horned, Flying Purple People Eater costume at Saturday’s Halloween Games at the Carbon County Fairgrounds. Several riders showed up in costume.

All-Star hardware

All-Star hardware

True Value named Hardware Store All-Star for Wyoming By Han Cheung hcheung@rawlinstimes.com RAWLINS – In sports, All-Star rosters usually have limited space. The Home Channel Network’s Hardware Store All Stars is just as exclusive: only one store from each state can earn the honor. True Value of Rawlins was revealed as Wyoming’s 2014 representative in […]

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