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 By Staff Report    County    September 12, 2019 

Missing kayaker rescued

An overdue kayaker was rescued after not showing up to a meeting spot with his traveling companion Saturday. According to a release form the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office, emergency responders were notified after the kayaker, later identified...

 

Sixth-penny project requests are just too big

With project requests totaling more than $230 million for the sixth-penny tax initiative, the Sweetwater County commissioners fear a tax request that big could turn off voters. During the Sweetwater...

 

Currant Fire continues to burn east of Flaming Gorge

A fire burning east of the Flaming Gorge Reservoir has burned hundreds of acres since it was reported Sunday afternoon. The fire at Currant Creek Ridge has been heavily attacked by firefighters from the Rock Springs Bureau of Land Management, Ashley...

 
 By David Martin    County    August 29, 2019

Tax meeting reveals $230 million in projects

A meeting Tuesday night amongst community leaders regarding a potential sixth-penny improvements tax revealed the tentative list of projects seeking funding is valued at approximately $230 million....

 

County looks into consolidating facilities

Even though the Sweetwater County Commission decided to send out requests for proposals on the construction of two buildings, they aren’t sure if they will move forward or not. After more than an...

 
 By David Martin    County    August 29, 2019

Sweetwater Regional Cancer Center commemorates 5 years

Celebrating five years in Sweetwater County, the Sweetwater Regional Cancer Center invited residents to tour the facility and celebrate with them Thursday evening. The center is a partnership between...

 
 By David Martin    County    August 29, 2019

Millions available in unclaimed property

Wyoming State Treasurer Curtis Meier says the state has millions in unclaimed property available to residents. Speaking to members of the Rock Springs Chamber of Commerce earlier this month, Meier...

 

Airport to receive funding for commercial terminal

The Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport will receive funding for commercial terminal upgrades. During the Sweetwater County commissioners meeting Tuesday morning, airport director Devon Brubaker said...

 

Sweetwater County ambulance future unclear

The future of ambulance service within Sweetwater County is unclear. With both Castle Rock Ambulance Service of Green River and Sweetwater Medics of Rock Springs losing money, a committee consisting...

 

Tax-process discussed

With Sweetwater communities already talking about the need for a sixth-penny tax to complete projects within the county, a discussion took place on how the process to obtain tax approval works. At...

 
 By David Martin    County    August 1, 2019

Meeting doesn't go as planned

A meeting last week initially intended to be a simple gathering of the county’s mayors to discuss the sixth-penny tax process became a special Rock Springs City Council meeting to discuss specific...

 

A leader in the wrong way

Tackling alcohol-related issues the county faces is something members of the Sweetwater County Prevention Team are ready to do. With an action plan in hand, the team consisting of prevention...

 
 By Staff Report    County    July 25, 2019

Sheriff's office releases bodycam footage

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office released bodycam footage following a pursuit on Interstate 80 Saturday morning. The office also seeks help in the ongoing investigation of the incident. At approximately 9:15 a.m., Saturday, sheriff’s...

 
 By David Martin    County    July 18, 2019

Truck stop hearing postponed

The Sweetwater County Land Use Office was forced to postpone the Planning and Zoning Commission’s hearing regarding a proposed Love’s Travel Stop near Jamestown. The hearing was canceled because...

 

Airport may get funding

The Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport will continue to pursue Federal Administration Aviation funding to complete the commercial terminal upgrades. During the Sweetwater County Commission meeting...

 
 By David Martin    County    July 18, 2019

Funding for coalition approved

A agreement to fund the Sweetwater Economic Development Coalition between Green River, Sweetwater County and Rock Springs was approved by the Green River City Council Tuesday evening, committing the...

 
 By David Martin    County    July 18, 2019

Flowing with the rhythm A dancer with the Red Desert Rapture Belly Dancing group performs at Bunning Park in Rock Springs during International Day Saturday morning. Star photo by David Martin

A conflict between the city of Rock Springs Mayor Tim Kaumo and the Sweetwater County Events Complex Executive Director Larry Lloyd has been patched over and a memorandum of understanding between the...

 

Grant will help airport renovations

Improving the lighting system and taxiways are just a couple of projects a multi-million dollar grant will allow the Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport to complete. According to a letter from Airport...

 

Economic board gains 3 members

The Sweetwater County Commissioners have selected three residents to serve on the Sweetwater Economic Development Coalition. Those three are newly-appointed Commissioner Lauren Schoenfeld, Southwest...

 
 By David Martin    County    July 3, 2019

Fire a concern during holiday

While fire fuels haven’t dried enough to be a concern, residents are still being asked to be careful during the upcoming July 4 holiday. According to Sweetwater County Fire Warden Mike Bournazian,...

 
 By David Martin    County    June 26, 2019

County sees increase in visitation

A lodging study commissioned by the Sweetwater County Travel and Tourism reveals leisure visitation increased by 5 percent. According to a media release from the organization, the study measures if...

 

Schoenfeld added to Sweetwater County Commission

After 10 minutes of discussion, the Sweetwater County Commissioners appointed Lauren Schoenfeld to fill the vacant seat. At the previous commissioners meeting, the commissioners were deadlocked on...

 
 By David Martin    County    June 26, 2019

Low emissions expected from truck stop

An emissions report claims a truck stop west of Jamestown would produce “very low levels” of pollutants compared to other facilities in the area. The report, produced for Love’s Travel Stops by...

 
 By Lexi Mitchell    County    June 26, 2019

RV rally brings big business

People from around the country and Canada traveled to Sweetwater County to participate in the Tiffin RV Rally, which took place at the Sweetwater County Events Complex. Sweetwater County Events Complex marketing and events coordinator Lena Warren...

 

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