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 By David Martin    County    August 9, 2017 

Hazy skies raise health concerns

Hazy skies have become a common sight throughout Southwestern Wyoming as smoke from numerous fires in the western United States and Canada comes through the area. The smoke has resulted in healthcare...

 
 By David Martin    County    August 2, 2017

County disputes finding

A letter from Sweetwater County responding to a draft assessment of the Ashley National Forest disputes findings that the forest and Flaming Gorge are minor contributors to the economic and social wel...

 
 By David Martin    County    August 2, 2017

Mill levies approved by county

The Sweetwater County Commissioners approved the annual mill levy distributions Tuesday morning. The mill levies represent property tax distributions to the county’s school districts, as well as...

 
 By David Martin    County    August 2, 2017

A piece of the $3.5 billion pie

An investment by Rocky Mountain Power will bring workers to Sweetwater County as part of a project to complete a segment of the Gateway West transmission line the company intends to complete in 2020....

 
 By Staff Report    County    July 26, 2017

Brush fire contained

A fire at Little Bitter Creek Road has been contained after burning about 30 acres of land southwest of Rock Springs. According to a media release from the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office, the cause of the day-long fire is under investigation...

 

Diocese helps PMO's state-wide suicide prevention efforts

The Episcopal Diocese of Wyoming and the Prevention Management Organization of Wyoming are excited to announce a new initiative to promote suicide prevention training across the state. For the past three years, the Diocese and the PMO have worked...

 
 By David Martin    County    July 12, 2017

County approves budget

A $185 million budget was passed by the Sweetwater County Commissioners last week, but disagreements regarding how the budget was formulated resulted in two commissioners voting against it. The...

 

GR man appointed to hospital board

On Thursday the newest member of the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County Board of Trustees took his oath of office. Green River resident Marty Kelsey was sworn into office by hospital board...

 
 By Staff Report    County    July 12, 2017

Lightning strike, fire reported west of RS

A fire set off by a lightning strike caused a power outage in the Purple Sage area west of Rock Springs Monday morning. Sweetwater County deputy sheriffs and firefighters were advised of a power pole on fire early Monday morning, resulting in a...

 
 By David Martin    County    July 5, 2017

Expect to wait at courthouse

The line extended outside the Sweetwater County Courthouse's main entrance Friday afternoon. "We've made a few new friends here," Tasha Urbatsch, one of the many people waiting in line said....

 
 By David Martin    County    July 5, 2017

Fires ignite throughout county

Fires ignited across Sweetwater County during the weekend, many of them caused by fireworks or other man-made causes. One of the earliest fires to occur started at Lost Dog Saturday afternoon. The...

 

Peru Hill bridge closed for repairs

The Wyoming Department of Transportation will be closing the Peru Cutoff Bridge over the railroad on County Road 4-37 near Green River Wrecking and Salvage Yard. The closure will tentatively begin July 5. Business accesses will be maintained over...

 
 By David Martin    County    June 21, 2017

Future WYDOT work planned

Green River residents will likely see more contractors for the Wyoming Department of Transportation doing work on roads near the city. While workers have been busy this week repairing portions of the...

 
 By David Martin    County    June 21, 2017

A mild fire season anticipated in county

With average precipitation and above average temperatures forecasted for the next few months, the upcoming fire season isn’t anticipated to be severe in Sweetwater County. Mike Bournazian, the...

 
 By David Martin    County    June 14, 2017

Airport project underway

Work has started on the new aviation terminal at the Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport. The project, which will cost $5.4 million, will replace a building originally constructed in the 1920s....

 

Murder conviction will be appealed

A man who pleaded no contest to stabbing another man to death in Rock Springs will serve a long prison sentence unless he wins his appeal. Charles K. Carter, 28, of North Carolina, who was charged wit...

 
 By David Martin    County    June 7, 2017

Castle Rock wants on rotation

Castle Rock Hospital District wants its ambulance service part of Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County’s transport rotation to help offset the ambulance service’s losses. During a meeting to dis...

 
 By David Martin    County    June 7, 2017

Museum plans commemoration

The 150th anniversary of Sweetwater County’s founding takes place in December and the Sweetwater County Historical Museum seeks to commemorate the milestone at the county courthouse. Speaking to the...

 
 By Staff Report    County    May 24, 2017

10 Green River residents arrested in meth bust

Ten Green River residents were arrested as part of an methamphetamine ring investigation throughout Southwest Wyoming and Utah. According to a release from the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office, the investigation focused on a Green River-based...

 

Tunnels will be cleaned this week

The Wyoming Department of Transportation will be cleaning and sweeping the Green River tunnels this week starting tomorrow, May 23. Work will begin on the eastbound tunnel and move to the westbound tunnel upon completion. Traffic will be reduced to...

 

Innocence claimed in trafficking charge

A Rock Springs man accused of attempting to commit human trafficking claims he’s innocent. Guadalupe J. Chavez-Arellano, 53, appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Richard Lavery at an...

 
 By David Martin    County    May 17, 2017

Blowup over fireworks stand

A conditional use permit for a fireworks stand at the former Ted’s Supper Club building on Purple Sage Road is lighting tensions with other operators in the vicinity. The Sweetwater County...

 

Unknown soldier given a resting place

A soldier, whose remains were found near Green River in the 1980s was finally put to rest last Wednesday. According to Dana L. Pertermann, Western Wyoming Community College associate professor of...

 

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