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ROCK SPRINGS – The Sweetwater County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees has a communication challenge. Chairwoman Carol Jelaco said not only do they need to better explain the cuts they’ve been making for several school years, but they must illustrate the devastating effects proposed cu…

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ROCK SPRINGS – Health officials in Sweetwater County want to reframe the discussion on what is needed to slow the spread of the coronavirus and better protect the public. During an update meeting on Tuesday, speakers stressed the importance of making responsible decisions as a growing cost i…

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ROCK SPRINGS — The Memorial Hospital Foundation Board of Directors and Executive Director Tiffany Marshall have made the decision to postpone the eighth annual Red Tie Gala.

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ROCK SPRINGS -- Santa is listening to Christmas requests from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday through Dec. 19 at the gazebo located on Broadway and D Street in downtown Rock Springs. Visitors must wear masks. Santa's appearances are sponsored by Escaoe307. Other holiday events include the m…

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ROCK SPRINGS – The Sweetwater County School District No. 1 Board will gather for a special meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 2, beginning at 6 p.m. The meeting will be conducted for the purpose of receiving a cost savings task force update; consideration and possible action on a follow-up letter to…

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ROCK SPRINGS – The Rock Springs Main Street/Urban Renewal Agency confirmed some traditional holiday events will continue, such as the annual parade and visits with Santa, but it is disappointed to announce a few cancellations.

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Americans will enjoy a Thanksgiving Day meal with family and friends on Thursday – either in person or virtually. Taking the necessary steps toward safe food handling and sanitation will help protect you and your loved ones.

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Although COVID case numbers went down over the weekend, they've risen again to new highs. Several local Christmas events have been canceled due to health concerns. However, many examples of generosity and kindness have been seen through recent donations, food drives, and more.

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GREEN RIVER — Charles Laird Kincaid of Rock Springs received a seven- to 10-year prison sentence on Monday afternoon for pointing a gun at his wife and pulling the trigger during an incident in February.

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ROCK SPRINGS – Families can pick up 10 grab-n-go meals for those 18 and under to help get them through the Thanksgiving holiday. People can get five breakfasts and five lunches from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Rock Springs High School. The children do not have to be enrolled in Sweet…

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ROCK SPRINGS – With the holiday season upon us, Ray Lovato Recycling Center urges community members to recycle all of their wrapping paper, brown packing paper, paperboard, cardboard boxes and holiday cards. The Ray Lovato Recycling Center, located at 100 Sheridan St. in Rock Springs, offers…

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GREEN RIVER —The Green River Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 1210 Midwest Drive at around 2 p.m. Saturday. Assistant Fire Chief Larry Erdmann said the fire appeared to have started in a wood burning stove in the garage as two people were there working to winterize the home.

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With the celebration of one of our most important holidays fast approaching, and the recent explosion of a second wave of COVID-19 cases, I feel it is very important as your Mayor to express my thoughts regarding the various issues involved.

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SWEETWATER COUNTY — Law enforcement agencies are taking diverging stances on the mask mandate that is in effect in Sweetwater County. The Rock Springs and Green River police chiefs announced their intentions to stand ready to work with the community and enforce the law while the Sweetwater C…