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ROCK SPRINGS -- American schools share a responsibility to provide a quality education for youth. The week before Thanksgiving, Nov. 18-22, serves as the week designated to celebrate American education. Every day nearly 5,500 students attend schools in Sweetwater County School District No. 1…

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ROCK SPRINGS -- Local photographers have an opportunity to display their creative work at White Mountain Library in Rock Springs. The Sweetwater Photo Open is an annual event in the Sweetwater County Library System and is scheduled for January and February, 2020.

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ROCK SPRINGS — The High Desert Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution had programs about veterans during their October and November meetings. The October meeting took place at the Rock Springs Historical Museum. Christina Mares of Green River spoke about her eight year career in…

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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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SWEETWATER COUNTY—A winter weather advisory remains in effect through 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21. 

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NEW YORK (AP) — A high-ranking leader with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said Friday the church severed its century-long tie with the Boy Scouts of America because the organization made changes that pushed it away from the church.

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ROCK SPRINGS – Deceptions uncovered in a compliance check involving a registered sex offender led to an attorney employed by the Sweetwater County Attorney’s Office being censured by the Wyoming Supreme Court.

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SWEETWATER COUNTY — Sweetwater Medics was on the agenda for Tuesday's County Commission meeting to request an increase in the fees it charges for ambulance service. 

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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, which profiles the lives of over 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-Jan. 3 with a ceramics sale opening from 4:30-7 p.m. the night of Dec. 6. 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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ROCK SPRINGS — Wyoming Game and Fish Department Rock Springs Game Warden Andy Roosa is seeking information on a mule deer buck that was illegally killed near Superior.

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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.

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ROCK SPRINGS—Murdoch’s Ranch and Home Supply was recognized as the winner of the Paint the Town Pink cancer awareness storefront decorating contest at the Rock Springs City Council meeting on Nov. 5. The contest was sponsored by the Sweetwater Regional Cancer Center.

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PINEDALE — The Bureau of Land Management High Desert District is conducting prescribed fires on public lands administered by the Pinedale and Kemmerer field offices as part of a multiyear effort. The projects will take place through December 2019 as conditions allow.

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ROCK SPRINGS—Working on “My Fair Lady” is “a costume designer’s dream” that has become a velvet-trimmed reality for Dennis Hassan, the Utah State University professor who is working as the costume designer for Western Wyoming Community College’s latest musical.

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ROCK SPRINGS—Wyoming Department of Transportation projects including traffic signal improvements and Americans with Disabilities Act sidewalk upgrades at three Rock Springs intersections are wrapping up.

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CHEYENNE – State legislators on the Joint Education Interim Committee turned down a bill Thursday that would have let college students receive more Hathaway Scholarship money if they reached certain GPA benchmarks.

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ROCK SPRINGS — The Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center and Sweetwater Snowpokes and ATV Club Inc. will host a two-part avalanche awareness class. The class is designed for all snowmobilers, skiers and other outdoor enthusiasts.

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Library staff member Kim Larson admires some of the artwork hanging in the gallery space at White Mountain Library.The Small Works Exhibit will be on display through the end of December.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Do you know that bingo was originally named Beano in 1929? A toy salesman overheard someone accidentally yell “Bingo!” instead of “Beano!” at a carnival near Atlanta, Georgia, and the name has stuck ever since, according to the Rock Spring Main Street/Urban Renewal Agency.

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ROCK SPRINGS — A group of residents, including many who are involved with youth athletics, are proposing a new indoor multi-use sports facility in Rock Springs and are hoping to secure sixth cent tax money to fund it.

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ROCK SPRINGS — The Rock Springs Fire Department responded to a structure fire on the 400 block of Fremont Street around 1:50 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, with three apparatus and 10 personnel.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Scout BSA Riley Newberg received his Eagle Scout Award at a special Court of Honor on Nov. 8 at Western Wyoming Community College. He also received a Bronze Palm for earning five merit badges beyond the 21 required.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Kaysen Ray Bear was the first baby born on Veterans Day at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. He was born at 2:25 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, to Latasha and David Bear of Rock Springs. He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces, and measured 19.5 inches long. Kaysen has an 11-year-old…

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ROCK SPRINGS — The Red Desert Roundup Rodeo Royalty pageant took place on Oct. 20 in Rock Springs. The event was sanctioned and sponsored by the Red Desert Roundup Rodeo.

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GREEN RIVER — To celebrate the publication of the book “Spirits in the Stacks: Tales from Sweetwater County’s Haunted Library,” a ghost talk and book signing will take place at 1 p.m. on Nov. 23 at the Sweetwater County Library at 300 N. First E. in Green River.

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GREEN RIVER — Dr. Kim Dale, Western Wyoming Community College’s new president, invites public feedback from 6-7 p.m. on Dec. 4 at the Green River Center in Room 211. The event is free and open to the public. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.

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ROCK SPRINGS – An exceptional city employee, firefighter, friend and family man received attention at the Rock Springs City Council meeting on Tuesday. Rick Cozad, a fire inspector for the Rock Springs Fire Department, accepted a retirement plaque, fire helmet, and accolades from those who h…