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Granger mayor charged with theft

The mayor of Granger is facing allegations he used municipal funds for personal use, which include purchasing a furnace part for a rental home he owns in New York state. Bradly McCollum, 55, was arres...

 

County is thoroughly Republican

If the General Election last week proved one thing about Sweetwater County’s voters, it’s that they’re overwhelming Republican. Democrats seeking office, both longtime fixtures in the Wyoming...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 11, 2020

Any mask mandate could be challenging to enforce

COVID-19 infection rates continue to increase in Sweetwater County. As of Monday evening, Sweetwater County recorded 200 active COVID-19 cases, with another 46 probable, but unconfirmed cases. In Swee...

 

Pup'ulation Control fishing contest announced by WGFD

Just when anglers thought fishing on Flaming Gorge Reservoir was enticing enough on its own, Buckboard Marina is once again hosting the ‘Pup’ulation Control Contest for lake trout. Anglers will be able to participate in this contest now through...

 
 By Staff Report    City    November 11, 2020

Wyoming Downs will move to Uinta Drive

A resolution approved last week by the Green River City Council will allow Wyoming Downs to operate at 110 Uinta Drive, a location formerly operated by Stellar Coffee. During the council meeting, Eugene Joyce, managing partner for Wyoming Downs,...

 

Library hosts picture book month

November is Picture Book Month, a month celebrate and recognize the importance picture books have in developing reading skills. The Sweetwater County Library System is celebrating Picture Book Month with a month-long reading challenge. “Picture...

 

Dennis "Marco" Mark Rubeck

Dennis "Marco" Mark Rubeck, 73, passed away Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a resident of Rock Springs for 72 years and former resident of Nebraska. Mr. Rubeck...

 

Juan Jauregui

Juan Jauregui, 62 passed away Saturday, October 31,2020 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. He was a resident of Rock Springs for 25 years and is a former resident of Mexico. Mr. Jauregui was b...

 

Bette Robertson

Bette Robertson, 98, passed away Sunday, November 8, 2020 at Sage View Care Center in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a resident of Rock Springs for 63 years and a former resident of Washington. Mrs....

 

Raymond "Ray" L. Black

Raymond "Ray" L. Black, 89, passed away Saturday, November 7, 2020 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a life-long resident of Wyoming. Mr. Black was born March 20, 1931 in Kemmerer,...

 

Robert C. Peters

Robert C. Peters "Bob" passed away Thursday, November 5, 2020 at his home in Rock Springs, WY. Bob grew up in the small town of Jerome, Idaho. He enjoyed spending his summers working on his Grandpa...

 

Our view: Marijuana might bring state bundles of green

Chronic, kush, ganja, cannabis, the devil’s lettuce or pot. Regardless of what you know it as, marijuana and the legalization of its use was a big winner during last week’s General Election. This push for legalization event took place for two of...

 

Letter: Masks should not be forced on us

Dear Editor, I think the CEO of (Castle Rock Medical Center) has no business trying to dictate whether or not the public should or should not wear masks. Who elected her to represent the town? She is not our babysitter and I don’t appreciate her...

 

Making pandemic 'personal responsibility' optional was a grave mistake in Wyoming

By KERRY DRAKE Wyofile.com I don’t know what mystifies me more: Wyomingites who don’t care enough about their neighbors to wear a mask during a surging pandemic, or Gov. Mark Gordon not requiring people to cover their faces in public. Both,...

 

Let's put ourselves in their shoes

When I met her, she was younger than I am now. I was responsible for admissions to our hospital that day, and the ER doctor called me about a woman with intractable bleeding. It had been going on for several months, but she was embarrassed and...

 

Watercolor exhibit opens at library

The work of eight art students is on display through the end of December at the Sweetwater County Library in Green River. The students are all part of the "For the Love of Watercolor" class...

 

New GR museum director appointed

The Sweetwater County Historical Museum Board of Directors is excited to announce the promotion of Dave Mead to the position of Executive Director. Mead has been with the museum as the Exhibit Coordinator for eleven years. His exhibits have been...

 

New COVID-19 tests being used at hospital

Curative oral swabs are now being used at the Drive-Thru COVID-19 Specimen Collection Center at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Sweetwater Memorial is transitioning to the new specimen collection system this week. All residents who need to...

 

Email, PayPal scams reported in Wyoming

Pulling on Spiritual Heart Strings Email Scam: An email from donnamcinneslouise@gmail.com claiming that God lead her to contact you to help distribute funds to charity as a dying wish was reported by a Laramie citizen. These types of emails are often...

 

Peabody's quarterly report shows lull in output, lower costs

CASPER – The nation’s largest coal company published mixed results in its quarterly financial report released Monday, showing both losses and gains in its Powder River Basin coal operations as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rock energy...

 
 By Tom Coulter    News    November 11, 2020

Buildings decontaminated after state employees test for COVID

CHEYENNE – At least 40 state employees have tested positive for COVID-19 during the past week, as the number of active virus cases in Wyoming continued its steady rise to new record highs. The positive tests resulted in portions of seven state-run...

 

Statehouse shifts further right with election

Amid record voter turnout in a presidential year, Republicans in the Wyoming Legislature picked up one seat each in the House and Senate. Between last night’s results, August’s primary elections and lawmaker retirements, the 2021 Wyoming...

 

Oil and gas rule is promising

CASPER – A new rule designed to ease the number of drilling applications received by the state and level the playing field for oil and gas operators appears to be working as intended, recent data collected by the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation...

 

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