CHEYENNE — Applications for the next two rounds of funding for businesses and nonprofits through the COVID-19 Business Relief Program opened at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 4.
SWEETWATER County — United Way of Southwest Wyoming and the local board for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program awarded funds to five Sweetwater County agencies to provide emergency food and shelter services. This funding includes Phase 37, which is allocated from the Emergency Food and S…
Rocket Miner reporter Chase Galley gives a COVID-19 update as well as the the confirmation of a Fremont County death. Also a story on the spread of COVID-19 through the state. A red flag warning has been issued for Southwest Wyoming.
SWEETWATER COUNTY — The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a fire weather watch, which is in effect from Monday afternoon through Tuesday evening.
More people are binging on gloom-and-doom news. "Doomscrolling" is when readers consume bad news to an obsessive degree. This addiction is drawing more attention and talk on how to disrupt the cycle and leave the negative behind.
ROCK SPRINGS — Bethany Gilson, founding attorney of Legacy Law, invites you to attend a free live webinar: "Planning for Your Family and Future."
Video and photos from the Sweetwater County Fair show how local youth are rewarded for all their hard work raising animals. Watch for more pictures and clips online at rocketminer.com.
The Rock Springs Fire Department and local law enforcement responded to an apartment building at The Village at Silver Ridge twice on Saturday, Aug. 1 for two separate fire calls.
ROCK SPRINGS — On Friday, July 24th 2020 Rock Springs Animal Control was called to a home on M St. for a bat that was in a tree. They were able to safely remove the bat and send it to Wyoming State Veterinarian Laboratories in Laramie, Wyoming for rabies testing, according to a press release.
As COVID numbers rise, a local Loaf N Jug has closed because of a confirmed employee case and local courts continue to adapt to changing COVID-related procedures. Simplot will have to pay $775,000 for alleged hazardous waste violations. And a book signing event with Wyoming women authors is …
The giant Boise-based agribusiness J.R. Simplot Company has agreed to pay $775,000 to resolve allegations it violated federal waste and community-protection laws at its phosphoric acid and fertilizer plant outside Rock Springs.
ROCK SPRINGS – One Loaf ‘N Jug team member who works at the Dewar Drive location tested positive for COVID-19, and the store has been temporarily closed for deep cleaning.
GREEN RIVER — For more than two months, nearly all district court hearings in Sweetwater County have been conducted by video conference.
CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Department of Education is seeking public input on proposed revisions to Chapter 38 rules regarding the Hathaway Scholarship program.
GREEN RIVER — The final Green River project using funds from the 2012 6th penny tax initiative, Knotty Pine Street improvements, is expected to be completed by the end of September or early October.
ROCK SPRINGS — Five Wyoming authors will be showcasing and signing their books on Aug. 8 in Rock Springs at both Our Brother’s Keeper and Sidekicks Book and Wine Bar.
ROCK SPRINGS — Several ponds in southwest Wyoming, including three in Rock Springs, are now home to “jumbo” catfish thanks to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.
A wife went 114 days without seeing her husband who has Alzheimer's, after the coronavirus forced the facility to ban all visitors. After video calls and window visits didn't work, she took a job as a dishwasher so she could see her husband.
CASPER — The Wyoming High School Activities Association (WHSAA) announced Tuesday that all fall sports will begin on time. With the collaboration of the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) and the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE), the WHSAA’s Smart Start Fall Sports Guidelines were estab…
CHEYENNE — Governor Mark Gordon announced that Wyoming’s current public health orders will remain in place through Aug. 15 as cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in the state.
SWEETWATER COUNTY — The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is working with other law enforcement agencies to investigate what appears to be a related crime spree along the Interstate 80 corridor in southwest Wyoming.
GREEN RIVER — Even though a staff member tested positive about two weeks ago, Mission at Castle Rock has had no additional cases of COVID-19.
SWEETWATER COUNTY — As rumors continue to spread on social media platforms, the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Tuesday that its detectives continue to actively investigate at least one alleged incident of a man trespassing on private property to engage in sex acts with horses.
ROCK SPRINGS — Arizona artist Katie Woods is sharing her unique gourd art in Wyoming for the first time. The Community Fine Arts Center will open this exhibit on Saturday, Aug. 1, with a wide range of Woods’ artwork.
Rocket Miner reporter Chase Galley gives a COVID update. The sheriffs offices confirms bestiality investigation, public health orders extended to August 15. Hunting seasons will also continue as normal.
Today Hannah covers state and local COVID-19 updates, including case numbers, Castle Rock's testing results, Wyoming departments teaming up to send masks to schools, and information from Memorial Hospital about COVID-19 tests and their accuracy.
ROCK SPRINGS — There are a variety of tests available associated with COVID-19, but not all coronavirus testing is equal. Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County believes that nasopharyngeal swabbing is the most effective method, according to a press release