Carbon County

CASPER — Amid a lull in new efforts to harness Wyoming’s powerful winds, several projects approved in recent years have since been completed.  The Wyoming Industrial Siting Council has greenlit 10 planned wind farms over the last five years, excluding expansions: four in 2018, four in 2019, one in...
CASPER — More than 40 Wyoming places now have new names, after a federal effort to remove a slur aimed at Indigenous women from federal landmarks.  The term “squaw” has historically been used, often derogatorily, as an ethnic and sexist slur. The Department of the Interior, under the leadership of...
RAWLINS — In the six months since a catastrophic failure of the city of Rawlins water system, area residents have endured a 5-day boil water order and a series of stiff restrictions to their water use.  Now it seems they also may expect their water bills to go up about 50% in the near future.  That...
$2.5B, 416-mile transmission project powers up   By Carrie Haderlie Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — Officials have broken ground on the 416-mile Gateway South transmission line project in rural Carbon County with promises that it will reinforce Wyoming’s legacy as one of the...
CHEYENNE (WNE) — The state of Wyoming is asking a federal panel to block a Bureau of Land Management purchase of Marton Ranch land in Natrona and Carbon counties.  On Friday afternoon, the office of Gov. Mark Gordon announced the legal move. It called BLM’s action “a massive acquisition of land.” ...

PacifiCorp's Seven Mile Hill wind farm in Carbon County generates 111 megawatts of electrical power.  Photo by Dustin Bleizeffer/WyoFile.

FROM WYOFILE: Having recently cleared key legal and permitting hurdles, developers are slated to begin construction of two major high-voltage transmission lines connecting Wyoming to several states in the West. When completed, the Gateway South and TransWest Express transmission lines will open the...
Carbon County Prosecutor Ashley Mayfield Davis has asked Carbon County Circuit Court Judge Susan Stipe to dismiss a second round of indictments against three Missouri hunters whom a jury found not guilty of corner crossing. Mayfield Davis filed the motion to dismiss criminal trespass and...
LARAMIE — For expecting mothers in Carbon County, an exciting milestone has taken an unexpected turn into one of added stress and fear.  Memorial Hospital of Carbon County announced last week that it would stop offering labor and delivery services because of financial issues, leaving local parents...

Photo courtesy of Piper Allard

Senior Ezra Anderson winds up for a shot in Rawlins against the Outlaws Saturday. Anderson scored his team’s first goal of the game, and the season, giving the Dogies a 1-0 advantage going into halftime.

After completing three games tied 0-0 at the end of regulation, the Dogie men’s soccer team was finally able to get off the schneid and pick up their first win of the season — a conference win at that — against the Rawlins Outlaws Saturday in Carbon County, 2-1. “Our first half looked much better...
RAWLINS — Four bowhunters who pleaded not guilty to criminal trespass in a corner-crossing case in Carbon County are facing a new civil lawsuit and a potential new criminal charge, court files show. The owner of Elk Mountain Ranch filed a civil suit asking the Carbon County District Court to...

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