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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Rock Springs Historical Museum Director Jennifer Messer said receiving the Wyoming Main Street’s Historic Architecture Assistance Fund in spring 2018 has helped staff address the museum’s future.

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GREEN RIVER — Sweetwater County School District No. 2 and the Green River High School Hall of Fame Committee are accepting nominations for the 2019 Green River Hall of Fame.

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GREEN RIVER — In the 2015-16 school year, the Green River High School changed its schedule to have a one hour and 49 minute intervention period at the end of the day on Fridays. Principal Darren Howard told the Sweetwater County School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday night that the new…

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Uncertainty over federal funding for transportation projects amid a partial government shutdown is forcing some states to delay contracts for new road and bridge work while others are preparing for that possibility.

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CHEYENNE – In his first State of the State speech, Gov. Mark Gordon laid out his vision for his first year in office and touched once again on the topics he ran on last year – fiscal responsibility, efficient government and finding a sustainable funding solution for the state’s education system.

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ROCK SPRINGS — The annual Point in Time Count (PIT) for 2019 will be from sundown on Jan. 22 through sundown on Jan. 23. The national PIT count is an unduplicated count on a single night of the people in a community who are experiencing homelessness and includes both sheltered and unsheltere…

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ROCK SPRINGS — The annual U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s point in time homeless population count will go from sundown to sundown on Jan. 22 and 23.

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SWEETWATER COUNTY — Sweetwater County leaders offered differing opinions on a proposed bill to bar voters from changing their party affiliation in primary elections.

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SWEETWATER COUNTY — The Sweetwater County Commission began a new year on Tuesday by selecting Wally Johnson as the new chairman. He replaces previous Chairman Reid West, who did not win re-election.

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GREEN RIVER — Sweetwater County School District No. 2 heard a report on a legislative dinner held Dec. 19, 2018, in Rock Springs. Trustees discussed legislative issues with state legislators and the trustees from Sweetwater County School District No. 1.

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CHEYENNE (AP) — Wyoming legislative leaders began an eight-week session Tuesday by hinting they will insist less on cutting spending than they have in recent years.