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ROCK SPRINGS – There was an error in the Aug. 12 edition of the Rocket Miner regarding the potential spread of chronic wasting disease. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say, to date, there is no strong evidence for the occurrence of CWD in p…

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GREEN RIVER — The Green River Animal Control Department will be hosting a two-day adoption event Friday and Saturday after the center received 18 pets from the State of Texas. Most of the pets are dogs, and several are puppies.

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GREEN RIVER — Work continues at the Greater Green River Intergalactic Spaceport, but Wednesday, Aug. 12, was a special day as a Wyoming National Guard leader visited with the troops and local leaders. 

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ROCK SPRINGS — Bring your lunch, a chair and sunscreen and enjoy the live music of Rupert Wates during the next Brown Concert Series performance from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the grassy area on the northeast side of the Sweetwater County Health and Human Services building at 333 Broad…

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ROCK SPRINGS -- Chronic wasting disease (CWD) has spread throughout the state of Wyoming. Wyoming Game and Fish is tracking the spread and doing new research to understand the health of wildlife herds affected.

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ROCK SPRINGS — As Sweetwater County School District No. 1 gears up for the start of a new school year Monday that will look different than it ever has before, board members say the district has done the hard work necessary for a successful launch.

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CHEYENNE — Occidental Petroleum announced that it is negotiating with a bidder for the millions of acres of land grant properties offered for sale earlier this year in southern Wyoming, and that bidder is not the state of Wyoming. Since negotiations are ongoing, the situation could change, a…

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SALT LAKE CITY — With many Rocky Mountain Power customers experiencing difficulties paying bills in the wake of the economic downturn caused by COVID-19, the company is extending its suspension of late fees and service disconnections to customers who set up payment plans and stay on track. C…

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RAWLINS – Wyoming fire crews were securing the perimeter of the Bradley Fire on Tuesday, and no fire growth was expected to occur. The fire is 50% contained and very minimal fire behavior, like smoldering and some interior torching, is expected to occur but should not pose any additional thr…

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SWEETWATER COUNTY — After a Monday morning search of the water with negative results by their Marine Unit, the Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office announced in a press release that they are bringing in an expert in side-scan sonar from Sublette County's Tip Top Search and Rescue team.