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By Stephanie Thompson

Sheriff's office plans snowcat buy

County snowcats 35, 45 years old


February 13, 2019

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Department will probably move forward with the purchase of a reconditioned snowcat.

During a recent Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting, Sheriff John Grossnickle asked the board if he could pursue the purchase of a reconditioned Hagglund snowcat from Natrona County. 

The snowcat and a trailer to pull it is available for purchase at about $74,000.

Grossnickle said this type of a machine is used by the military and can hold up to 16 passengers, which would essentially replace the two aging snowcats the county currently has.

The snowcats the sheriff’s...

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