CHEYENNE – Absentee voting is now occurring across Wyoming. As absentee voting gets underway, the Secretary of State’s Office and health officials said they are working to provide helpful information to any voter in quarantine on Nov. 3.
SWEETWATER COUNTY — The Sweetwater County Historical Museum will switch to its winter hours -- 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday -- beginning Friday, Oct. 1.
ROCK SPRINGS – The Rock Springs Main Street/Urban Renewal Agency said one of its foremost goals is to expand the business base in downtown Rock Springs and grow the retail mix. To that end, the group announced Project Pop Up for the 2020 holiday season.
ROCK SPRINGS -- Sweetwater County School District No. 1 received notification Sunday of its first confirmed case of COVID-19 after a student at Head Start tested positive.
GREEN RIVER — In a combined effort to refine emergency drills within Sweetwater County School District No. 2 and align with a more coordinated and realistic response in the event of a real crisis, the Green River Police Department (GRPD) and other emergency services will now respond to all e…
SWEETWATER COUNTY — The Sweetwater County Economic Development Coalition (SEDC) received an update Thursday on the proposed Sweetwater Industrial Development project slated for the Middle Baxter Road area east of Rock Springs near the Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport.
GREEN RIVER — Emmalee Skinner started her senior year at Green River High School as the Distinguished Young Woman of Wyoming for the Class of 2021.
ROCK SPRINGS – Preventative care is usually cheaper and more effective than reactive care, though it’s hard to quantify. It is easier to count the number of people who are diagnosed, hospitalized or die than those who are spared more serious conditions or consequences.
GILLETTE — Christal Martin of Rock Springs will share her experience as the family member of murder victims during two upcoming events in Gillette.
ROCK SPRINGS — After having multiple bus light violations in the last few days, the Green River Police Department is reminding everyone to be careful and follow the rules when driving in school zones and around school buses.
Community Nursing hosted a drive-thru vaccine clinic on Thursday, giving people a chance to get a flu shot as well as provide health officials the chance to iron out the kinks in preparation to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available.
NEW YORK (AP) — Roving grown-ups tossing candy at kids waiting on lawns. Drive-thru Halloween haunts. Yard parties instead of block parties and parades. Wider paths through corn mazes.
Sweetwater County law enforcement announced the results of the multi-agency efforts to reduce fatal accidents and impaired driving. An exploration of old press equipment provides an intro into a story about a money stealing a phone and taking photos.
SWEETWATER COUNTY — As part of a county-wide, multi-agency impaired driving enforcement effort over the Labor Day weekend, Sweetwater County law enforcement stopped 135 vehicles, issued two citations for seat belt violations, and arrested three drivers who were allegedly impaired, according …
Today Governor Gordon announced that Wyoming's current public health orders have been extended another two weeks, but with changes giving more allowances for indoor sports. After a two-week pause and despite active COVID-19 cases, the University of Wyoming is beginning Phase 2 of its return …
ROCK SPRINGS – The weight of changes and extra measures brought on by the coronavirus continue to be felt in Sweetwater County School District No. 1. The Board of Trustees heard updates on COVID-19 developments including ongoing safety and cleaning measures, the burden that staff is bearing,…
ROCK SPRINGS – As Western Wyoming Community College looks to reduce its general fund by $875,000 and prepare for another $935,000 in potential budget cuts, staff and community members have expressed concerns that the money will be made up by eliminating positions.
SWEETWATER COUNTY – Last week school districts in Sweetwater County completed one month of classes without any students or staff testing positive for the coronavirus. The trend continued into a fifth week as the number remained zero as of noon Tuesday.
Sweetwater County School District No. 1 covered a lot of ground on Monday. Questions were raised about mask requirements, the burden on teachers and other staff, and government pressure to prepare for more budget cuts. Sweetwater schools have gone four weeks without any positive COVID-19 cas…
ROCK SPRINGS – Students, teachers, graduates and other Western Wyoming Community College supporters pleaded for fair and considerate cuts as the college looks to make up to $1.81 million in reductions during the current 2020-21 school year.
GREEN RIVER — Charles Laird Kincaid of Rock Springs was found guilty on Friday afternoon of aggravated assault for pointing a revolver at his wife and pulling the trigger.
GREEN RIVER — Damage from hurricane-force winds that hit Green River on Monday night and Tuesday is likely in the millions of dollars and could take up to six months to completely clean up, according to the city.
Today was the 19th anniversary of the monumental 9/11 attacks. Green River cleanup costs are in the millions. More in-depth coverage is offered for the Western Wyoming Community College meeting. Editor Caleb Smith shares his answers regarding five newsroom questions.
ROCK SPRINGS -- Janell Flack performed the national anthem while the Rock Springs Fire Department presented the colors at the first Patriot Golf Tournament on Friday, Sept. 11, at the White Mountain Golf Course. The event began with a line of golf carts awaiting a fire engine siren to signal…
ROCK SPRINGS – The Western Wyoming Community College Board of Trustees approved a declaration of financial emergency during a virtual meeting on Thursday night, which could lead to up to $1.81 million in cuts -- including programs and positions -- in the current school year.
As Sweetwater County residents recover from the storm earlier this week, power has been restored to most residents, cleanup efforts are underway, and help with cleanup is available. Today's number of active COVID-19 cases in Wyoming has gone down, and a Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County…
CHEYENNE — Governor Mark Gordon, pursuant to President Donald Trump’s Proclamation, has ordered both the U.S. and State of Wyoming flag be flown at half-staff statewide on Friday, September 11, in honor of Patriot Day, the anniversary of the 9/11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
SWEETWATER COUNTY —Work crews from the Sweetwater County Detention Center’s Inmate Community Service Program are available to assist those in need of help with storm cleanup in the aftermath of Tuesday’s wind and snowstorm.
GREEN RIVER — The city of Green River encourages residents to abide by guidelines for the area provided for tree branches downed by the windstorm early this week.
SWEETWATER COUNTY -- Sweetwater County Sheriff John Grossnickle announced his decision to make available work crews from the Sweetwater County Detention Center's Inmate Community Service Program to assist those in need with storm cleanup in the aftermath of Tuesday's wind and snowstorm.
Deputy Sheriff Derek Morrell and his canine partner K-9 Deputy Jara of the Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office were featured guests during a heroes segment on the "Dr. Phil" television talk show.
GREEN RIVER — The City of Green River is working on cleaning up following the hurricane force winds that blew through the city on Monday night and into Tuesday. Hundreds of trees have been damaged and over 6,000 residents were without power Tuesday. Power has been restored to the majority of…
SWEETWATER COUNTY -- Deputy Sheriff Derek Morrell and his canine partner K-9 Deputy Jara of the Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office will be featured guests during an upcoming heroes segment on the “Dr. Phil” television talk show.
About 1,200 are still without power following the earlier snowstorm. The University of Wyoming delayed returning to in-person classes. Governor stresses importance of continued safety guidelines. The airport will host a centennial flight Thursday. Stories from the Rocket Miner archives explo…
ROCK SPRINGS -- A century ago, the U.S Post Office selected Rock Springs as one of 16 airfields to link the nation’s new transcontinental air mail system.
GREEN RIVER — Rocky Mountain Power said its crews have been working nonstop to restore service to customers after hurricane-strength winds – in excess of 110 mph in some areas – ripped through areas of Utah, Wyoming and Idaho.