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SWEETWATER COUNTY — The names on the plaque on the Spirit of the American Doughboy statue in Bunning Park are more than letters on a memorial. They represent men who resided in Sweetwater County and who made sacrifices for their communities and country during the Great War. Many died oversea…

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ROCK SPRINGS — After over two years of discussions, a decision has been made on Lincoln Elementary School. Sweetwater County School District No. 1 trustees voted to tear down the building.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Outdoor groups argue the Bureau of Land Management and Wyoming Office of State Lands and Investments are planning to auction off oil and gas leases that conflict with state-recognized big game migration corridors, including the Red Desert to Hoback, the longest mule deer migra…

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ROCK SPRINGS — It’s opening night.

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SWEETWATER COUNTY — The marketing efforts deployed by Sweetwater County Travel and Tourism resulted in an increase in leisure visitation to the area, from 24% of the overall lodging occupancy in 2016 to 29% in 2018. This 5% increase in leisure occupancy has helped to offset the fluctuation i…

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ROCK SPRINGS — The Rock Springs Police Department sent out a release stating that community service officers receive a large number of complaints regarding lawn maintenance, abandoned vehicles, and parking.

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ROCK SPRINGS — From their performances at the library’s puppet shows to dynamic Story Times, two ladies have been synonymous with the Rock Springs Library – Anne Parady and Diane Roccabruna. After more than 20 years, however, these two are retiring.

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SWEETWATER COUNTY — More than 90 people journeyed to Sweetwater County from around the country this week to meet with one another, take tours and attend educational presentations — all in honor of the historic Lincoln Highway.

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced that 23 local governments in Wyoming are receiving a total of $30.2 million under the 2019 Payments in Lieu of Taxes, or PILT, program.

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CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Republican Party has received and accepted a letter from Richard George resigning from his position as national committeeman, effective June 3.

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GREEN RIVER — The Green River City Council adopted its budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year on Tuesday and is already talking about changing the way the 2020-21 budget is developed.

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SWEETWATER COUNTY — Policy Specialist Shaleas Harrison with the Wyoming Wilderness Association was asking the question but the answer was not forthcoming at the Sweetwater County Commission meeting Tuesday.

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ROCK SPRINGS — The Wyoming Department of Transportation is hosting a public meeting at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 20, at the WyDOT Offices on 3200 Elk St. in Rock Springs regarding the 2019 State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).

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ROCK SPRINGS — The Ray Lovato Recycling Center received good news Tuesday when the Rock Springs City Council decided provide the $189,000 it needs to remain open for the upcoming fiscal year.

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SWEETWATER COUNTY — The decision to choose a commissioner to fill the seat left vacant after the death of Don Van Matre was postponed Tuesday after the Sweetwater County commissioners could not agree between two of the candidates.

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MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Union Telephone Company, now known as Union, is launching a fiber-fed broadband project that will connect La Barge, Marbleton, Big Piney, Pinedale, Farson, and Eden to its regional 100GB fiber network.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Rocky Mountain Power is continuing its work on a plan that is likely to include the retirement of two Jim Bridger Power units. However, the timelines remain unknown.

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GREEN RIVER — There will be a public hearing on the budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year before the Green River City Council votes on adopting it Tuesday. The fiscal year runs July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020.

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SWEETWATER COUNTY — The Sweetwater County commissioners on Tuesday will interview the three candidates that were chosen by the Sweetwater County Republican Party as possible replacements to fill the seat of the late Don Van Matre.

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CHEYENNE — Officials with the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) are warning people about diseases that can be caught when swimming in pools, lakes and other bodies of water or when drinking contaminated water.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Despite some bumps along the way, community members worked together to repair the flag pole on Dewar Drive and after an absence of more than one year, a giant version of Old Glory is once again waving in the breeze and greeting residents and visitors alike.

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ROCK SPRINGS — The Wyoming Department of Transportation will close all access to Grant Street starting on Monday, for about three days, so crews can install a manhole on North Center Street.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Representatives from youth sports teams expressed concerns about proposed changes to Sweetwater County School District No. 1’s facility fees. Meanwhile, the district is looking to see how much it costs to maintain facilities.

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GREEN RIVER — Once it was rare to find a household with a computer. Now young kids walk around with them in their pockets. As technology improves interconnectivity, it also increases the exposure to dangers, especially for younger users.