SWEETWATER COUNTY — Both Rock Springs and Green River will be shooting off fireworks on the Fourth of July in 2019.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Conservation groups sued the U.S. government Thursday over a new agreement that will allow Utah to take water from the Flaming Gorge Dam.
RAWLINS — Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office detectives, in coordination with Carbon County law enforcement, served a search warrant at 9 a.m. Thursday in Rawlins related to an investigation involving multiple burglaries and thefts in Sweetwater County.
ROCK SPRINGS — An Ohio man remains locked up at the Sweetwater County Detention Center where he faces alleged shoplifting, drug possession and other potential charges.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Acting U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt ordered federal land managers on Thursday to give greater priority to access for hunting, fishing and other kinds of recreation when the government considers selling or trading public land.
ROCK SPRINGS — When city ordinances governing "public morals and decencies last received a major overhaul in 1963, some modern-day concerns were unimaginable. While Rock Springs lawmakers prohibited the sale of liquor or tobacco to minors, they didn’t envision electronic cigarettes that deli…
SWEETWATER COUNTY — U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta and U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., visited a local trona mine Tuesday afternoon as the final stop on a Wyoming tour to visit mining and workforce development facilities.
SWEETWATER COUNTY — The Sweetwater County Commission decided Tuesday to award up to $25,000 for a design architect to prepare a site plan, conceptual design and cost estimate for a location where the county can house Road and Bridge, vehicle maintenance and the Fire Department, to have all t…
SWEETWATER COUNTY — Ciner Wyoming donated $3,000 to Castle Rock Ambulance Service toward the purchase of a Laerdal airway simulation management trainer, or respiratory training dummy.
CHEYENNE — Motivational speaker Jenni Prisk will talk to residents at workshops in Rock Springs and Cheyenne in April. The events are free to the public.
GREEN RIVER — Donations received by Green River Animal Control can be used to finish an outdoor play area for dogs at the Green River Animal Shelter. The Green River City Council approved the request at its meeting on Tuesday.
ROCK SPRINGS – Sweetwater Technology Services of Rock Springs has joined the Made Safe in Wyoming Program as a founding member to help build a cybersecurity community in Wyoming, one business or organization at a time.
ROCK SPRINGS — With the initial assessment on the electrical, HVAC and plumbing infrastructure failures now complete, Western Wyoming Community College is set to move onto the next step to fix the problems — submit the project plan to the Wyoming Community College Commission for approval.
SWEETWATER COUNTY — The Sweetwater County Commission on Tuesday approved a zoning change to an area near the golf course west of Green River, from agriculture to single family residential. This change is being made to create a residential subdivision.
RAWLINS – The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management approved the expansion of the Lost Creek uranium in-situ recovery project, an existing uranium mine operated by Lost Creek ISR in Sweetwater County.
ROCK SPRINGS — Voicing regret at having to do so, the Western Wyoming Community College Board of Trustees on Monday approved increases to a number of student and course fees.
ROCK SPRINGS — Street racing and revised city personnel policies have taken center stage at recent Rock Springs City Council meetings, and both topics are on the agenda for Tuesday night at City Hall.
ROCK SPRINGS — Almost all children will have been infected with respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, by their second birthday, according to Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County.
SWEETWATER COUNTY — The Sweetwater County Commission on Tuesday will uphold it commitment to transparency — by filing the positions and salaries for agencies funded by the county.
ROCK SPRINGS — American Legion Archie Hay Post 24 has been in downtown Rock Springs since the 1920s. It became the 24th American Legion post in Wyoming in 1919. Now, after a year of blood, sweat, tears, hundreds of volunteer hours and determination, Post 24’s new kitchen is finished and read…
GREEN RIVER — Upgrades at the Green River Animal Shelter have created a fenced-in place for dogs spend time outside, but it can’t be used because the area still isn’t “escape proof.” A budget modification to allow the shelter to finish the renovation will go before the Green River City Counc…
GREEN RIVER — Walk down Railroad Street in Green River and on one side is the Union Pacific Railroad and its majestic depot that served the community for decades. Across the street are a row of popular bars, but only one has a neon sign hanging outside its door with a gander on it.
ROCK SPRINGS — Officers and detectives of the Rock Springs Police Department recovered several items that were stolen from unlocked, parked vehicles over the past weekend.
GREEN RIVER — Superintendent Donna Little-Kaumo had a “special announcement” at the Sweetwater County School District No. 2 meeting. She informed the school board Tuesday that she is retiring on June 30, 2020.
ROCK SPRINGS — The city of Rock Springs reminds residents that disposing of branches, grass clippings, weeds, trash and other debris in Bitter Creek, Killpecker Creek, Deadhorse Creek, any drainage rights of ways, ditches, or any other means to convey drainage is illegal. Debris can block th…
State and local government offices, schools and businesses across southern and eastern Wyoming remained closed Thursday as residents worked to dig out from the biggest winter storm seen in at least a decade.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump requested $919.9 million in appropriations for the Department of the Interior’s Wildland Fire Management Program.
ROCK SPRINGS — A pedestrian standing in the roadway of Interstate 80 east of Rock Springs died Tuesday after he was struck by a vehicle.
ROCK SPRINGS — The Western Wyoming Community College Board of Trustees announced that it has selected three finalists for the presidency of WWCC.
Editor’s note: In the March 8 edition of the Rocket-Miner, it was incorrectly reported that Aspen Mountain Medical Center in Rock Springs was penalized a 0.07 percent reduction of inpatient Medicare reimbursements for fiscal year 2019 for its readmission rates. It was Memorial Hospital of Sw…
Schools, businesses and government offices across southern and eastern Wyoming closed on Wednesday in the face of a strong winter storm expected to bring up to 20 inches of snow and high winds to the region.
ROCK SPRINGS — Louisiana country music artist Dylan Scott will perform on Aug. 1 at After Dark Concert Series at Wyoming’s Big Show presented by Genesis Alkali and Sunbelt Rentals.
CHEYENNE — As the Bomb Cyclone storm rolls through, the Postal Service is asking residents to remember their letter carriers, who are out in full force.