ORANGE CITY, Iowa — Kaytlyn Keeler, of Farson, and a student at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa, has earned a spot on the Academic Dean’s List as a Collegiate Scholar for the fall 2020 semester.
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…
LARAMIE — A website recently launched by the University of Wyoming’s American Heritage Center, a Wyoming History Day participant, now boasts digitized materials on 12 popular topics within the American Heritage Center’s collections — with more planned.
LARAMIE — Short-span bridges provide vital links in the nation’s infrastructure network. Yet, on average, there are 188 million trips taken across structurally deficient bridges each day.
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.
GREEN RIVER — The Green River Fire Department was unable to conduct their annual awards banquet due to COVID-19 restrictions from the State of Wyoming.
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.
NEW YORK (AP) — In 1963, Sidney Poitier made a film in Arizona, "Lilies of the Field." The performance led to a huge milestone: He became the first Black winner of a lead-acting Oscar.
ROCK SPRINGS — Have you ever met a talking dog? Get ready to meet the funniest comedian on four legs, according to a press release. Todd Oliver's Funniest Night Of Your Life is presented by Rocky Mountain Power Foundation.
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.
When you get bored with the typical ways of preparing common dishes, switch them up. Un-stuff those stuffed peppers or turn tacos into a pasta casserole.
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.
More than 100 people joined the virtual meeting where WWCC presented proposed cuts and layoffs needed in the face of a projected $2.4 million deficit for 2021-22. Members of the public voiced support for the 13 teachers expected to lose their jobs. Even with cuts to positions, employee benef…
ROCK SPRINGS – Meet your neighbor Tracy Christensen, a saleswoman at Wyoming Trucks. She’s lived in Wyoming for 20 years and worked at Wyoming Trucks for 15 of those years. “I love my job. I loved meeting people and the employees here take great care of me,” she said.
WINCHESTER, Virginia — Kaleb Hardman of Rock Springs is one of 1,017 students at Shenandoah University to earn a spot on the fall 2020 Dean's List.
SWEETWATER COUNTY — Seventy-five people took part in the Coffee With the Curator event livestreamed by the Sweetwater County Historical Museum in Green River.
SALT LAKE CITY — The University of Utah congratulates more than 9,700 students who were named to the fall 2020 dean's list. To qualify, students must earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher in at least 12 graded credit hours during one term.
CHADRON, Neb. — Morgan McClaren of Kemmerer earned a bachelor of arts degree from Chadron State College on Dec. 18, 2020. The college honored 127 candidates for bachelor's degrees during winter 2020 commencement.
One of the simplest forms of cooking a dinner is with a sheet pan. You can basically cook an entire meal, complete with proteins and vegetables, all on one sheet pan.
LARAMIE — Serving families with limited resources, the University of Wyoming Extension’s Cent$ible Nutrition Program (CNP) helps Wyomingites stretch precious dollars to obtain more nutritious food.
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.
ROCK SPRINGS — AARP Wyoming members are invited to take part in a regional trivia night along with AARP members in Montana and Utah at 7 p.m. on Feb. 11.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katie Couric, Mayim Bialik, Aaron Rodgers and journalist Bill Whitaker are among the future guest hosts who will fill in for the late Alex Trebek on "Jeopardy!"
Joanne Rogers, an an accomplished concert pianist who celebrated and protected the legacy of her husband, the beloved children's TV host Mister Rogers, has died in Pittsburgh. She was 92.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Siegfried Fischbacher, namesake partner in the iconic entertainment duo Siegfried & Roy, has died in Las Vegas at age 81.
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…
ROCK SPRINGS – The YWCA’s 2021 Bowls of Caring fundraiser is underway. Event organizers said if you are looking for something creative to do this year, you will want to attend one of the “open painting parties” between January and April. Each party consists of a YWCA representative bringing …
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…
SWEETWATER COUNTY — The Sweetwater County Travel and Tourism Board received two awards for www.TourWyoming.com. Travel Weekly and the Web Marketing Association both recognized the new site for outstanding quality.
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 .
SWEETWATER COUNTY — A new article on WyoHistory.org pays tribute to a Wyoming pioneer and statesman for whom several prominent Sweetwater County landmarks are named, according to the Sweetwater County Historical Museum.
SWEETWATER COUNTY — A new exhibit from the Sweetwater County Historical Museum is now on display at the Eden Valley Community Center in Farson.
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.
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…
Polenta is one of those food items which lend itself well, when partnered with other recipes, to provide a hearty, stick-to-your-ribs meals.
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.
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…
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.