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 By Staff Report    County    February 15, 2017 

Body recovered at Anvil Draw

Divers helped recover the body of a Utah resident at Anvil Draw Sunday morning who died after falling through the ice. The incident occurred Saturday when 59-year-old Rebecca Weston of Plain City, Utah, fell through the ice while riding an ATV....

 
 By David Martin    County    February 15, 2017 

Hospital financial plan criticized by county

A financial plan designed to cut costs and reserve declining reserves at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County was met with severe criticism by the Sweetwater County Commissioners last week. The...

 
 County    February 15, 2017 

Scam warning issued by Sheriff

A telephone scam that was in circulation in Sweetwater County several years ago has now resurfaced, though with a new twist. Sheriff Mike Lowell said that swindlers are calling people and identifying themselves as either law enforcement officers or...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    County    February 8, 2017

Man faces felonies for alleged sex with a minor

A Green River accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl pleaded innocent to several felony charges. Rhett T. Burge, 20, recently appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Nena James at an arra...

 
 By David Martin    County    February 8, 2017

Ethics questioned at county hospital

A conflict of interest is alleged at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County, stemming from a business relationship between a member of the administration team and a local media company. Gary Collins,...

 
 By David Martin    County    February 8, 2017

Lawsuit filed against county

A payment dispute between the Sweetwater County Commissioners and the Combined Communications Joint Powers Board has resulted in a lawsuit filed against the county. The board issued a statement from...

 
 By David Martin    County    February 8, 2017

Hospital won't see layoffs

Tuesday was a tumultuous day at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County, but employees can breathe a sigh relief as staff layoffs will not occur. Rumors circulating amongst hospital staff had reached...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    County    January 25, 2017

Alleged drunk driver faces felony charges

A man accused of vehicular homicide after his friend died in a car crash pleaded not guilty to the felony charge. Tyler W. Jones, 24, of Rock Springs appeared in the Third District Court of Judge...

 
 By From the Wyoming Game and Fish Department    County    January 25, 2017

Winter weather will impact wildlife

There’s no doubt the recent bitter cold winter conditions are impacting people and wildlife in southwest Wyoming, but there is still a bright side to the daunting winter weather conditions, thanks to some volunteers and the good folks at Wyoming...

 
 By David Martin    County    January 11, 2017

Councilman thinks online sales tax will help cities' budget slumps

A Rock Springs City Councilman believes increased internet shopping has resulted in sales tax declines seen in both Green River and Rock Springs. David Halter, a councilman who works as the...

 
 By David Martin    County    January 4, 2017

County takes side in lands battle

Sweetwater County is siding with a growing group of concerned residents and organizations against the idea of a transfer of federal lands to the state government. A battle over public lands has...

 
 By David Martin    County    December 28, 2016

Green River, county year in review

The last year was a busy one in Green River. During the elections, Mark Peterson decided to seek higher office as a Sweetwater County commissioner and declined to run for his spot on the Green River C...

 
 By Staff Report    County    December 28, 2016

Game and Fish report successes in 2016

Black-footed ferrets, mule deer migrations, and grizzly bear management were among the top issues in 2016 for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. “It’s been a memorable year for Wyoming’s wildlife and those who support this incredible...

 
 By Staff Report    County    December 21, 2016

Drive carefully on Wyoming roads

Wyoming’s notorious winters are marked by some of the most severe durations of snowfall, freezing rain and blowing snow. Western Wyoming’s winter conditions are severe and unlike any other region, with winds exceeding sustained speeds of 30-40 mi...

 
 By David Martin    County    December 7, 2016

Stabbing, car chase occur during week

The Green River Police Department responded to an alleged stabbing early Sunday morning. At about 1:04 a.m., the GRPD responded to an undisclosed residence on West Teton Boulevard. The report...

 
 By David Martin    County    December 7, 2016

County funds generator at complex

The Sweetwater County Commissioners decided to help fund the purchase of an emergency generator for the Sweetwater County Events Complex, as well as costs associated with installing the unit. The...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    County    December 7, 2016

Murder trial can move forward

A man accused of stabbing another man to death in Rock Springs will undergo another examination to determine if he had a mental illness or deficiency at the time of the crime. Charles K. Carter, 27,...

 
 By David Martin    County    November 23, 2016

Woman sentenced in murder

Two years after the death of her infant child, Amanda Triplett was sentenced for her role in the child’s death. Triplett, who appeared in court Monday, was sentenced to 30-50 years in prison. She in...

 
 By David Martin    County    November 16, 2016

Judge denies bond request

A motion to reduce the bond on alleged murderer Bradley Fairbourn was denied Tuesday afternoon. Fairbourn, originally of Utah, is accused of an attack that lead to the death of one woman and injuries...

 
 By Staff Report    County    November 16, 2016

Report: MHSC contributes $216 M to area economy

An economic study commissioned by Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County claims the hospital generated a $216 million economic impact within the county in 2015. The report, which was posted on the hospital’s website, was created by Quorum Health...

 
 By David Martin    County    November 9, 2016

Republicans win big in Wyoming

The Republican Party continues to be a dominating force in Sweetwater County politics as Republican candidates won every election they were involved in Tuesday night. In the race for two Sweetwater...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    County    November 9, 2016

Fight leads to felony charge

A sibling fight leads to a felony charge for the sister involved. Misty R. Mares, 25, of Green River appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Richard Lavery at an arraignment to aggravated...

 
 By David Martin    County    November 9, 2016

Trump, Cheney have huge wins in Wyoming

Dominant Republican support in Wyoming resulted in wins for both Liz Cheney in her U.S. House bid and president-elect Donald Trump. Democrat and Rock Springs resident Ryan Greene, was defeated by...

 
 By David Martin    County    November 2, 2016

Hospital, county reach agreement

The rift between the county commissioners and the board of trustees at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County appears to be closing. Through a joint media release, the county commissioners and...

 
 By David Martin    County    November 2, 2016

Dating Game Killer won't come to Wyo.

A serial killer suspected of a 1977 murder in Sweetwater County won’t be extradited to face charges here. Last week, Sweetwater County Attorney Daniel Erramouspe announced Rodney Alcala won’t be e...

 

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