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 By DAVID MARTIN    County    July 1, 2020

Busy fire weekend expected

The upcoming holiday weekend is anticipated to be a busy one for firefighters. The Fourth of July holiday falls on a Saturday this year and Sweetwater County Fire Warden Mike Bournazian expects...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    County    July 1, 2020

Confusion over isolation, quarantine addressed

Confusion about the difference in quarantine and isolation orders prompted the Sweetwater County District Board of Health to help residents understand the difference and importance of both orders, as...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    County    July 1, 2020

Public health orders extended to July 15

As COVID-19 cases have spiked within Wyoming and Sweetwater County, with total 78 confirmed cases as of Monday morning and 42 recorded recoveries since the start of the pandemic, Gov. Mark Gordon is...

 
 By Staff Report    County    July 1, 2020

Shooting death under investigation

The shooting death of an unidentified woman is under investigation by the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office. The office issued a statement saying the incident occurred Monday evening at a residence off of Steamboat Drive in the Clearview Acres...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    July 1, 2020

Chamber hosts Flags of Honor July 3-5

The Green River Chamber of Commerce is honoring people who have served in the armed forces this week through its first Flags of Honor event. The event takes place July 3-5 and can be viewed at Thomas...

 

Rabid bat found in RS

ROCK SPRINGS (Wyoming News Exchange) — A bat found in a backyard near Pilot Butte Avenue in Rock Springs has tested positive for rabies. On June 14, Rock Springs Animal Control responded to the 1000 block of Pilot Butte Avenue for a report of a...

 

Keith Marsh McAllaster II

Keith Marsh McAllaster II, 54, passed away Tuesday June 23, 2020 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was born on August 8, 1965 in Mendocino, California, the son of James Keith McAllaster and...

 

Robert Wire

Robert Wire, 49, of Rock Springs, Wyoming passed away Thursday, June 25,2020 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Robert was a lifetime resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was born February...

 

John Mark Duletsky

John Mark Duletsky was born July 26, 1961 in Roswell, NM, and passed away August 25, 2019 at the age of 58. For the nine months before his passing he lived in Leavenworth, KS with his sister, Luanne...

 

Edith Louise Stout

Edith Louise Stout, 92 of Farson, Wyoming passed away on Friday, June 26, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was a lifelong resident of Sweetwater County. Mrs. Stout was born...

 

Our View: Don't get careless with fireworks this July 4th

Another Fourth of July holiday; another opportunity to see the hills catch fire. It’s almost a yearly tradition in itself. People playing with fireworks outside of Green River or Rock Springs ignite a brushfire resulting in fire crews from multiple...

 

Infrastructure investment should be a key state, national goal

As we poke our heads above ground to survey the damage visited on our shores by the coronavirus, it is imperative that we move forward with an intelligent, focused, and effective plan of action for rebuilding the economies and promise of our...

 
 By Kerry Drake    Opinion    July 1, 2020

Wyoming knew better than to blame health officers

More than a century ago, Wyoming residents lived through a flu pandemic much the same way people deal with the coronavirus today: restricting business activity and keeping their distance from others. However, there is one notable difference: Wyomingi...

 

Art class announced

The Community Fine Arts Center will be changing exhibits late July welcoming Arizona artist Katie Woods. Woods is sharing her gourd art for the first time in Wyoming and is excited to teach her method of painting on this natural “canvas....

 

Events complex evaluating its rental fees

The Sweetwater Events Complex board and staff will be reevaluating rental fees and the services provided due to the impact of COVID-19 and their current operating budget. Larry Lloyd, Executive Director explained, “The impact from COVID-19...

 

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