Fire danger is increasing throughout the Rawlins Interagency Dispatch area and fire managers are reminding public lands users to use caution while recreating outdoors. Fire managers track fire danger by monitoring the weather and the moisture in vegetation. Fire danger, currently moderate, is increasing with warm and dry weather, is now trending above normal for this time of year.
A wind farm project that originally got a permit from Carbon County 14 years ago but never got developed could be headed for a revival. Terra Moya Aqua Global Wind first obtained a conditional use permit for the Simpson Ridge project in 1999. Carbon County officials say the permit issued back then is still good.