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GREEN RIVER -- The city of Green River has been managing its budget very well, Finance Director Chris Meats told the City Council during a mid-fiscal year budget review Tuesday night.

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GREEN RIVER — Shopko announced on Wednesday that it will close or relocate many of its stores after it filed voluntary petitions for a court-supervised financial restructuring under Chapter 11, but not the one in Green River.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A grand Washington ritual became a potential casualty of the partial government shutdown Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his Jan. 29 State of the Union speech. She cited concerns about whether the hobbled government can provi…

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ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia man who had detailed plans to use an anti-tank rocket to storm into the White House was arrested in a sting Wednesday after he traded his car for guns and explosives, authorities said.

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ROCK SPRINGS -- The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality's Abandoned Mine Land Division is continuing its exploratory drilling in Rock Springs.

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ROCK SPRINGS -- Rock Springs Mayor Tim Kaumo talked about items ranging from longer hours at the Rock Springs Family Recreation Center and Rock Springs Civic Center to the city's morale in an interview with the Rocket-Miner on Wednesday.

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LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May defied calls to resign as she faced a no-confidence vote Wednesday, a day after Parliament rejected her Brexit deal by a historic margin and unleashed a power struggle over control of Britain's planned withdrawal from the European Union.

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ROCK SPRINGS — The Wyoming Department of Transportation has reported two crashes along Interstate 80.

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GREEN RIVER — The Green River Carnegie Library is expected to undergo a structural evaluation after the Green River City Council decided Tuesday night to contribute a $3,500 match toward a $20,000 grant for the project.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Sweetwater County School District No. 1 Chairwoman Carol Jelaco and Clerk Max Mickelson said they were surprised and disappointed by Trustee Stephanie Thompson’s claim that four board members met illegally.

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LARAMIE — New Native American license plates introduced in 2018 that honor Wyoming’s two Wind River Indian Reservation tribes are now available through the University of Wyoming Alumni Association office. Proceeds will fund Native American student scholarships at UW.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service is recalling about 46,000 of its employees furloughed by the government shutdown — nearly 60 percent of its workforce — to handle tax returns and pay out refunds. The employees won’t be paid during the shutdown.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Sweetwater County School District No. 1 trustees approved a values and beliefs pledge at Monday’s board meeting, and it may be put to the test after a trustee alleged an illegal meeting had taken place.

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ROCK SPRINGS — The Rock Springs City Council will consider a resolution Tuesday to proceed with a civil suit for the wrongful distribution of prescription opioids.

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ROCK SPRINGS — The early morning fog in Rock Springs on Monday begins to roll off as the sun pushes through the gloom, revealing the frost-covered landscape in the area near Century West Park. The National Weather Service in Riverton predicts more area fog Tuesday morning and then partly sun…

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ROCK SPRINGS — Sweetwater County School District No. 1 announced the board committee assignments for calendar year 2019 on Monday.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — With the government mired in shutdown week four, President Donald Trump rejected a short-term legislative fix and dug in for more combat Monday, declaring he would “never ever back down.”

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pointed to farmers Monday as winners from the administration’s proposed rollback of federal protections for wetlands and waterways across the country, describing farmers crying in gratitude when he ordered the change.

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The nation's largest utility said Monday it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy because it faces at least $30 billion in potential damages from lawsuits over the catastrophic wildfires in California in 2017 and 2018 that killed scores of people and destroyed thousands of homes.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Despite the Ray Lovato Recycling Center being bombarded with recyclables, Recycling Center Board President Devon Brubaker said he is hopeful things will eventually calm down.

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Republican U.S. Sens. Mike Enzi and John Barrasso are supporting proposed legislation that would allow individuals with concealed carry permits in their home state to exercise those rights in any other state with concealed carry laws, while abiding by that state…

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MURRAY, Utah (AP) — Two people were wounded in a shooting just outside a popular Utah mall Sunday where hundreds of scared shoppers hunkered down until police arrived to evacuate the building.

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — More than four months after Missouri became the first U.S. state to regulate the term "meat" on product labels, Nebraska's powerful farm groups are pushing for similar protection from veggie burgers, tofu dogs and other items that look and taste like real meat.

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After a dramatic, hourlong meeting that recalled events from nearly seven decades ago, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state’s three-member Cabinet granted posthumous pardons Friday to four African-American men accused of raping a white woman in a 1949 case now see…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The partial shutdown of the U.S. government has begun to make it harder to assess the health of the economy by delaying or distorting key reports on growth, spending and hiring.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Sweetwater County School District No. 1 will host a workshop prior to Monday’s meeting to look at the district’s calendar for school years 2019-20 and 2020-21.

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SOUTH PASS CITY — ”News of the 1867 gold strike in the Sweetwater area attracted the curious and the adventuresome — speculators, connivers and losers. It lured miners from every state and territory of the continental United States except Dakota and Arizona, and from 26 foreign counties,” Ma…

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GREEN RIVER — Annual ice fishing derbies are coming up at Flaming Gorge and Fontenelle reservoirs, and anglers who would like some tips to increase their catch can attend a free ice fishing clinic beforehand.

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GREEN RIVER — Sweetwater County School District No. 2 has embraced the professional learning community, which create a cooperative environment to help individuals work and learn together in order to achieve the best outcome.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Somehow, some day, the nasty deadlock between President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats that’s shuttered federal agencies for a near-record 20 days will end. The only real questions are when, how and who will be crowned the winner in public opinion polls and ultima…

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ROCK SPRINGS — The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality’s Abandoned Mine Land Division will be drilling inside the First Security Bank courtyard at 502 S. Main St. in Rock Springs.