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ROCK SPRINGS — Meet your neighbor Arath Vera. He works at LnGA Gifts at the White Mountain Mall. His job includes sales, stocking, cleaning and organizing. Arath moved to Rock Springs two months ago from Utah. He has family here and said he thinks that he will like living in this area. Arath…

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GILLETTE — Briella Hoang was the National Bonnie Plants Cabbage Program’s Wyoming state winner. She grew a large cabbage and was randomly selected by Wyoming’s Agriculture Department. Hoang, from Gillette, will receive a $1,000 saving bond towards education from Bonnie Plants.

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LARAMIE — Research by University of Wyoming scientists contributed to the removal of federal protection for a plant found in southeast Wyoming, northern Colorado and western Nebraska.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Margaret Ann Knapp Russell and Kathy Ann Gilbert are Women of the Month as selected by the Remember When Monday Committee of Rock Springs Young at Heart. The two women were honored on Nov. 18 at the center at 2400 Reagan Ave.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Webelos Cub Scout Kylan Clark received his Arrow of Light and Ty Clark received his Eagle Scout Badge at at combined Cub Scout Pack meeting and Eagle Scout Court of Honor on Nov. 24 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints White Mountain Building.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Rock Springs was named one of three pilot communities for the Wyoming Arts Alliance Professional Development Program, which is meant to meet professional development and leadership training needs critical to building a stronger consortium of voices in support of the arts as ke…

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ROCK SPRINGS — Meet your neighbor Jamie Loredo. She is an activities coordinator and facilities secretary at Rock Springs Young at Heart. Her work includes planning in-house activities as well as doing clerical work and new hire orientations. Jamie is basically a Rock Springs native. She was…

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SWEETWATER COUNTY — The Sweetwater County Historical Museum will host a special Christmas craft event Nov. 30 at the museum in Green River.

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ROCK SPRINGS — The Community Fine Arts Center is featuring local photographer David Halter from Dec 10 through Jan. 29. The public is invited to the opening reception from 5-7 p.m. Dec. 10.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Best friends Bryce Perry and Dallin Ehlert received their Eagle Scout badges Nov. 16. Perry also received a Bronze Palm for earning five merit badges beyond the 21 needed for Eagle. Ehlert received the Gold Palm for having earned an extra 10 badges.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Mandi Lew graduated with a doctorate of nursing practice on June 21, 2019, and attended commencement in Lexington, Kentucky. She completed her capstone at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County, where she did a quality improvement project titled “Postpartum Hemorrhage: Improvi…

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ROCK SPRINGS — Western Wyoming Community College’s new president, Dr. Kim Dale, will meet with community members from 6-7 p.m. on Dec. 10 on Western’s Rock Springs campus in Room 3650B.

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ROCK SPRINGS — If you visited Fremont Motors last Wednesday afternoon, you would have noticed a group of people admiring not a new car, but a new saddle.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Meet your neighbor Adriana Beck. She is a receptionist at Sweetwater Foot and Ankle. Her work includes scheduling, greeting and checking out patients as well as answering the phone and collecting payments. Adriana was born in Tijuana, Mexico, and has lived in Rock Springs for …

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ROCK SPRINGS — The High Desert Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution hosted programs about veterans during recent meetings. The October meeting took place at the Rock Springs Historical Museum, where Christina Mares of Green River spoke about her eight-year career in the U.S. Navy.

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ROCK SPRINGS — He’s making his list and he’s checking it twice. Share your wishes with Santa at the Rock Springs Historical Museum this season.

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GREEN RIVER — Chatney Tirrell’s exposure to the world of music began at birth. Singing went right along with learning to talk. Her first performance before a large audience happened at 3 years of age in front of a church congregation, and her melodious heritage includes a great-grandpa who w…

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SWEETWATER COUNTY —The White Mountain Library in Rock Springs hosted a book-signing Thursday afternoon for “Sweetwater Women” by local authors Christine Williams and Brigida Blasi. The book profiles the lives of more than 100 women prominent in Sweetwater County history.

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SWEETWATER COUNTY — The Travelers Assistance Society of Sweetwater County appreciates the contributions that regularly come in throughout the year. The donations that come this time of year have a special meaning, according to a press release.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Western Wyoming Community College student artwork will be on display in the school’s Art Gallery from Dec. 6 to Jan. 3 with a ceramics sale running from 4:30-7 p.m. on opening night. This event is free and open to the public

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ROCK SPRINGS — The clip-clop of horses will be heard throughout downtown Rock Springs as Small Business Saturday is set for Nov. 30 and officially heralds the Christmas shopping season. Free carriage rides will be offered each Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. from Nov. 30 to Dec. 21 in downto…

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SWEETWATER COUNTY — A Green River man served as a top noncommissioned officer in one of the three horse cavalry Rough Rider units created for the Spanish-American War in 1898.