ROCK SPRINGS -- Wanting to exercise their First Amendment rights, a group of peaceful protesters are organizing events through the weekend to show that they too are against police brutality in America.
Today Hannah gives more details on the 17th coronavirus-related death in Wyoming, discusses the Actors' Mission decision to postpone their latest production, and shares the metaphor that this time we're going through is "just intermission."
ROCK SPRINGS — Several of the art instructors for Sweetwater County School District No. 1 are exhibiting their artwork at the Community Fine Arts Center now through July 29. The Community Fine Arts Center opened to the public on June 1, following guidelines of the local health department.
ROCK SPRINGS — Human papillomavirus education, cancer screenings and sunscreen dispensers are just a few of the programs Wyoming Cancer Resource Services’ Region V Coordinator wants to focus on in the next two years.
The addition of four more cases brings Sweetwater County's confirmed coronavirus total to 22. Editor Caleb Smith speaks at length about lessons he learned during the Ferguson riots in 2014 and how they may apply to the unrest that has followed in the day's since George Floyd's death in polic…
ROCK SPRINGS — Sweetwater County’s number of COVID-19 cases increased by four on Saturday, May 30, according to Sweetwater County Public Health.
The Wyoming Department of Health announced Sweetwater County is up to 19 lab-confirmed coronavirus cases. Wyoming Legion baseball kicked off with a Rock Springs vs. Green River game, where the Sand Puppies lost to the Knights 14-5. When the Community Fine Arts Center reopens on Monday, there…
Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County received grant money to support cancer prevention and control programs. Meanwhile, Sweetwater County libraries are reopening on June 1. After filming, the Wyoming Department of Health announced the death count in Wyoming rose to 16.
SWEETWATER COUNTY — Family members pose together and smile from their porch — some dressed up, some in pajamas. These Front Porch Project photos have spread across the internet and the country over the past few months, becoming one way people made it through the strictest periods of social d…
GREEN RIVER – The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), announced Green River Parks and Recreation is a finalist for the 2020 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and Recreation M…
ROCK SPRINGS — Service Line Warranties of America will soon be sending out its spring campaign materials, asking property owners to sign up for insurance protection for the portion of sewer and water lines that are the owner’s responsibility to repair. Separate correspondence will be sent ou…
The total number of confirmed coronavirus deaths in Wyoming reached 15 with the death of a Natrona County man. On a better note, new Rocket Miner intern Chase Galley noted Thursday is National Burger Day and good weather is in the weekend forecast.
Judge Richard L. Lavery public video hearings for the week of June 1, 2020 Judge Suzannah G. Robinson currently has no public hearings on her schedule for the week of June 1.
CHEYENNE — If you’re outside this spring, there is a good chance you’ll see newborn wildlife. These young elk, deer, pronghorn and other babies are charismatic and an incredible sight to view and photograph. At the same time, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department encourages people who come ac…
Sweetwater County recorded its 18th confirmed coronavirus case. Gov. Mark Gordon said outdoor events could expand up to 250 people, effective June 1. However, many prominent rodeos, including Cheyenne Frontier Days, won't take place in 2020 due to health, logistic and economic concerns. Fina…
CHEYENNE – Gov. Mark Gordon announced updated public health orders will ease restrictions on public gatherings, allowing outdoor gatherings of up to 250 people, effective June 1.
ROCK SPRINGS — The second-degree murder charge against Alexander Cave of Rock Springs was bound over to district court on Wednesday morning, May 27, following a preliminary hearing in Sweetwater County Circuit Court.
Today the Wyoming Department of Health reported that another resident of the Worland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, a long-term care facility previously identified as experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19, has died. Today Hannah also discusses some of the considerations about how COVID…
ROCK SPRINGS — The Rock Springs Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to help identify a suspect in a hit and run crash at Super Tortas Mini Taqueria Restaurant, 2506 Foothill Blvd.
Memorial Day provides us with a chance to remember those who served. Taking a few minutes to recall their contributions and sacrifices is just one way we can express our thanks.
Black Butte High School and Farson-Eden HIgh School streamed their virtual graduation ceremonies. Having had extra time to think on a slow news day, Editor Caleb Smith shares personal choices on practicing what you preach and how people deserve more than just words.
Legislative leaders in Wyoming have raised the possibility of another special session in late June. The Sweetwater County Clerk's Office shared new plans for voting, and Sweetwater County School District No. 1 is preparing expanded options for summer meals for those under 19. As the Wyoming …
ROCK SPRINGS — Portions of the Rock Spring belt route will be closed to traffic after Memorial Day while Wyoming Department of Transportation construction takes place.
ROCK SPRINGS – Rep. JoAnn Dayton-Selman, D-Sweetwater, will retire from the Wyoming House of Representatives, effective at the end of her current term.
CHEYENNE – U.S. and Wyoming flags will be flown at half-staff statewide until sunset on Sunday, May 24, in honor of the victims of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
ROCK SPRINGS — Western Wyoming Community College has appointed Dr. Clifford Wittstruck to the position of vice president for student learning, effective June 15.
GREEN RIVER — The Sweetwater County Clerk Cynthia L. Lane said she plans for all election employees to continue working through the COVID-19 pandemic as they prepare for important upcoming elections.
The death of a Worland man brought Wyoming's coronavirus death count to 12 confirmed. Members of Green River Animal Control helped a pit bull named Blu reunite with his Oklahoma owner. Farson-Eden seniors celebrated the end of their high school careers with the help of the community.
GREEN RIVER — Michael George Nomis pleaded not guilty to two charges stemming from the alleged embezzlement of funds from the Green River Fire Department Foundation.
Seniors at Farson-Eden High School showed their style and creativity with their floats in a short parade Wednesday. Afterward, Pronghorns gathered to take pictures and celebrate with friends family and other supporters. Keep watching rocketminer.com for more photos.