ROCK SPRINGS — Due to the restoration of the First Security Bank building on South Main Street in Downtown Rock Springs, the "Disarming" mural by local artist Rose Klein will be destroyed.
Wyoming's number of active COVID-19 cases has decreased by 1,000, although the death total has increased by 27. Sweetwater County School District No. 1 held a special meeting to discuss budget cuts. Downtown Rock Springs is hoping to save the mural that will be destroyed during First Securit…
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…
ROCK SPRINGS — Members of the Wyoming National Guard are coming to Rock Springs to help staff at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County as they deal with COVID-19.
ROCK SPRINGS — The Rock Springs Chamber of Commerce Holiday Lighted Parade is returning to Downtown Rock Springs once again. This year's theme is "Christmas needs more Cowboys."
Today the active cases of COVID-19 in Wyoming dropped again, although the death total increased. Local health officers gave on update on COVID-19 in Sweetwater County, emphasizing the need to bring numbers down so health care providers aren't further overwhelmed. Today is also Giving Tuesday…
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…
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.
GREEN RIVER — Sweetwater County Commissioners approved requests by the Sweetwater Economic Development Coalition and Sweetwater County Public Health at Tuesday’s virtual meeting.
The Board of Trustees of Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County will conduct its regular monthly meeting for December at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, December 2, 2020. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the meeting will be conducted via Zoom meeting. The public is invited to participate in the meeting by…
GREEN RIVER — People are once again invited to watch a Christmas light and music show in Green River and donate food for local residents at the same time.
ROCK SPRINGS — Sweetwater County had three more COVID-19 deaths during the Thanksgiving holiday, according to the Sweetwater County District Board of Health.
There were three more coronavirus-related deaths, bringing Sweetwater County's death toll to 10 (with eight in the last month). The Ray Lovato Recycling Center is raising funds to go toward a grant that will allow it to upgrade its services.
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…
Plaid Friday, Small Business Saturday, the mayor's shopping challenge and other opportunities are here for people to direct their dollars to local vendors and entrepreneurs.
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…
SWEETWATER COUNTY – Both Sweetwater County school districts along with Sweetwater County Public Health joined to wish everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday.
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.
CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) approved a contract for $10 million to resurface 5 miles of Interstate 80 between Rock Springs and Rawlins as one of $33 million in highway contracts awarded in November.
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.
Sweetwater County school district and health officials encourage people to take steps to have a safe holiday. Considering the spread of the coronavirus, extra steps are advised to avoid stricter mandates, school closures and overwhelmed hospitals.
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.
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.
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…
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…
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.
SWEETWATER COUNTY — A deputy with Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office was treated and released by the hospital for minor injuries on Saturday after an incident with a wanted suspect who allegedly attempted to flee the scene of a traffic stop.
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.
ROCK SPRINGS – A combined 52 staff members and students in Sweetwater County School District No. 1 tested positive for the coronavirus between Saturday, Nov. 14, and Sunday, Nov. 22.
Free meals are available to those 18 and under. Families can pick up 10 grab-and-go meals from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Rock Springs High School parking lot. Children don't have to be enrolled in the school district to qualify.
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…
ROCK SPRINGS — The Rock Springs Police Department is seeking help as it searches for suspects in a robbery from Planet Fitness on Friday.
GREEN RIVER — Along with the rest of the county, Sweetwater County School District No. 2 has seen a rise in positive COVID-19 tests this week. This increase has led to a large number of quarantines across the district, according to a press release.
You can miss the forest for the trees when it comes to the volume of some numbers, but don't forget the personal stories obscured by coronavirus totals. In addition, the CDC asks people to consider questions of risk while making Thanksgiving plans.
GREEN RIVER — The Green River City Council was informed by Wyoming Waste at Tuesday night’s meeting that residents are doing a much better job with proper recycling.