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Residents report tax support signs to clerk

A number of signs supporting Tuesday’s general purpose tax caused concern at the Sweetwater County Clerk’s Office as some residents believed the signs to violate Wyoming’s electioneering laws.... Full story

 

Cowboys prepare for Border War game in Laramie

It is a rivalry for the ages. It is a series played in three different centuries, dating back to the first meeting in 1899. And for both of this week’s teams -- the Wyoming Cowboys and the Colorado State Rams -- it is the oldest rivalry in both...

 

Election sees high turnout

Sweetwater County voters have spoken and they do not want a 1% sales tax. Tuesday's special election resulted in a massive loss for tax, with unofficial tallies showing 5,359 against and 1,300 for...

 

Kaydrie Makay Jacobsen

Kaydrie Makay Jacobsen, age 19, passed away October 27, 2021, in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was born February 14, 2002 in Price, Utah to Dirk and Gentry Jacobsen. She was the best Valentine's present...

 

1,243 COVID deaths recorded

The number of Wyoming deaths tied to coronavirus has increased by 69, the Wyoming Department of Health announced Tuesday. The department said the deaths, which occurred between August and the end of October, brought to 1,243 the number of Wyoming...

 

Maria Elena Sisneros

Maria Elena Sisneros, 41, passed away Wednesday October 27, 2021 at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. She died following a lengthy battle with COVID-19. She was a long-time...

 

Jeff Pedersen

Jeff Pedersen was born in Salt Lake County, Utah, December 20, 1961. After a valiant fight with COVID he peacefully passed away on October 28, 2021. He had an interest in history and a knack for...

 

Barbara Gunyan

Barbara Gunyan, 69, passed away Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She passed away from a lengthy battle with COVID. Mrs. Gunyan was a long...

 

Sheila Welch Kellogg

Sheila Welch Kellogg, 62, of Rock Springs, WY, passed away on October 28th, 2021 at Sweetwater County Memorial Hospital after a courageous battle fighting against a sudden illness. She was born on Jan...

 

Our View: Chamber overstepped it bounds

The Green River Chamber of Commerce shouldn’t have gotten involved in the special general purpose tax election and has overstepped its bounds. The chamber paid for signs urging voters to support the 1% sales tax local governments wanted to use to f...

 

Let's put the special session out of Wyo's misery

What does it say about a special legislative session when the most memorable moment of the first week was a former House speaker dropping a couple F-bombs to disparage another lawmaker? Perhaps it’s a sign that everyone involved in this lame...

 

Friends enlist in the Marines

"Pride of Belonging." These three words are printed in bold on a small, shiny tag that has the Eagle, Globe, and Anchor printed on its four corners. This is one of the eleven benefit tags that are... Full story

 

Green River Police Department reports for Oct. 24-Nov. 1

Green River Police Department reports for Oct. 24 At 11:21 a.m., officers responded to a report of shots fired on Wilson Street. Officers canvassed the area but did not locate any individuals involved and completed a report of the incident, which is...

 

Lady Wolves compete at Last Chance meet

Last Chance swim results 200 Yard Freestyle 1. Tanith Smith, 1:56.66 (Q4A) 5. Brianna Uhrig, 2:26.84 6. Chezni Rubeck, 2:27.34 8. Grace Schulze, 2:30.98 9. Kelcee Seiller, 2:35.64 11. Maya Wiekhorst,...

 

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