• 0

ROCK SPRINGS — The Actors' Mission is one step closer to its goal of presenting performances in a black box theater in downtown Rock Springs thanks to a donation from the Rock Mountain Power Foundation. Those on hand for the $2,000 award presentation included Actors’ Mission Executive Produc…

web only
  • 0

LARAMIE — The John P. Ellbogen Foundation has made an additional gift of $300,000 to support civics education at the University of Wyoming — enhancing the John P. Ellbogen Civics Education Fund beyond $1.5 million.

web only
  • 0

NEW YORK (AP) — Illustrator Michaela Goade became the first Native American to win the prestigious Randolph Caldecott Medal for best children's picture story, cited for "We Are Water Protectors," a celebration of nature and condemnation of the "black snake" Dakota Access Pipeline.

web only
  • 0

SWEETWATER COUNTY — A research request made to the Sweetwater County Historical Museum’s Vintage Firearms Research Program provided museum staff an opportunity to examine a unique handgun dating back a century and a half.

web only
  • 0

NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw, once television news' most popular broadcaster as he told viewers about the biggest events of that late 20th Century, said Friday that he's retiring from television.

web only
  • 0

ROCK SPRINGS – Meet your neighbor Tracy Christensen, a saleswoman at Wyoming Trucks. She’s lived in Wyoming for 20 years and worked at Wyoming Trucks for 15 of those years. “I love my job. I loved meeting people and the employees here take great care of me,” she said.

web only
  • 0

WINCHESTER, Virginia — Kaleb Hardman, of Rock Springs is one of approximately 470 Shenandoah students to make the President's List for fall 2020.

web only
  • 0

SALT LAKE CITY — The University of Utah congratulates more than 9,700 students who were named to the fall 2020 dean's list. To qualify, students must earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher in at least 12 graded credit hours during one term.

web only
  • 0

CHADRON, Neb. — Morgan McClaren of Kemmerer earned a bachelor of arts degree from Chadron State College on Dec. 18, 2020. The college honored 127 candidates for bachelor's degrees during winter 2020 commencement.

web only
  • 0

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Phil Spector, the eccentric and revolutionary music producer who transformed rock music with his "Wall of Sound" method and who later was convicted of murder, has died. He was 81.

web only
  • 0

ROCK SPRINGS – Meet your neighbor Leslie Price, manager at Jensen Jewelers. She helps customers pick out special pieces of jewelry that their significant other, mother, or family member will enjoy. She takes the time to ensure that the jewelry reflects the message they want to convey, and th…

web only
  • 0

LARAMIE — A University of Wyoming faculty member is developing analytical methods that will allow scientists to characterize the chemical behavior of individual reactive entities, such as nanoparticles. He and his team will then apply these methods as tools for discovery of new, cost-effecti…

web only
  • 0

ROCK SPRINGS — Nominations for the first Rock Springs Mayor’s Arts Awards are being accepted through March 1. The premiere honors will be presented virtually on YouTube in a broadcast scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. March 31 . 

web only
  • 0

ROCK SPRINGS — The Rock Springs Main Street/Urban Renewal Agency will host the first ever Craft Cocktail Week in downtown Rock Springs from Jan. 21-31. All specialty cocktails are $5. Participants must be 21 years or older, and city and state drinking laws apply.

web only
  • 0

ROCK SPRINGS — The Sweetwater County Library System’s Exhibits Committee is presenting a new exhibit at White Mountain Library now through the end of February. Committee member and Community Fine Arts Center director Debora Soule has 25 images of owls, ravens and a few song birds in the exhi…

web only
  • 0

WASHINGTON (AP) — Neil Sheehan, a reporter and Pulitzer Prize-winning author who broke the story of the Pentagon Papers for The New York Times and who chronicled the deception at the heart of the Vietnam War in his epic book about the conflict, died Thursday. He was 84.

editor's pick web only
  • 0

ROCK SPRINGS – Meet your neighbor Jeffery Winner, the production manager at Pinnacle Solutions. In this photo, and others at rocketminer.com, he’s cutting down a 40-foot pine tree that’s going bald from a tree disease known as “spider mites.” In addition to being a tree nerd with the ability…

web only
  • 0

ROCK SPRINGS — The Rock Springs Main Street/Urban Renewal Agency is celebrating the very best of downtown Rock Springs. The seventh annual Downtown First Awards recognizes businesses, organizations and individuals who put downtown first through their commitments of time, advocacy, and resources.