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 By Staff Report    County    November 25, 2020 

Deputy injured in altercation

A Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office deputy was injured Saturday after an incident with a wanted suspect who allegedly attempted to flee the scene of a traffic stop. According to the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office, the deputy and a trainee... Full story

 
 By David Martin    County    November 25, 2020 

Holiday boosts commercial air passenger numbers

The Thanksgiving holiday has resulted in more people flying commercially from the Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport, but the recent increase in COVID-19 infections has hampered that growth. Airport... Full story

 

Help requested

The Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding the family of a man found dead near Flaming Gorge Reservoir. On November 15, sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a camp site near the Anvil Draw area of the... Full story

 
 By Audrey Harton    County    November 25, 2020 

WWCC hosts suffrage exhibits

The Wyoming State Museum’s traveling exhibit, Suffrage Wyoming, will be on display at Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs from December 1st through May 31st, 2021. The exhibit is available for public view whenever the College is...

 

"We're going to see more illness, hospitalization and death."

More than 1,000 Sweetwater County residents have contracted COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic and some resources are being stretched thin. According to Dr. Jean Stachon, the county’s health...

 

Sheriff's office investigates death near Flaming Gorge

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an unattended death initially reported Sunday. According to a press release from the sheriff’s office, the body male was discovered alone in his camper near Anvil Draw by a concerned...

 

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... Full story

 

County wants to join joint powers board

An agreement approved by the Sweetwater County commissioners Tuesday would allow the county a seat on the Joint Powers Telecommunications Board. Now, both cities and the Wyoming Attorney General’s...

 

Genesis calls workers back

Genesis Alkali is calling some of its workers back following layoffs at its mine this summer. David Caplan, the company’s communications director, described the number of people being called back... Full story

 
 By Deb Sutton    County    October 28, 2020

A push for fewer COVID-19 cases

ROCK SPRINGS — Sweetwater County residents were doing something right. The number of positive COVID-19 cases were dropping and remaining at low levels for more than a month. With the number of positive cases on the rise again, many healthcare...

 

Plane crashes at airport

A small aircraft crashed while attempting to take off from the Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport Monday afternoon. The crash occurred at about 2:30 p.m., Monday after a single-engine Belanca...

 

Poll shows support for Dems in legislature

A straw poll conducted by the Rock Springs Chamber of Commerce shows support for Democrats to represent chamber members in Cheyenne, while favoring Republicans in national races. The straw poll also...

 

Brand inspection case to resume in December

PINEDALE (Wyoming News Exchange) — The 2019 livestock brand-inspection misdemeanor case against Rex. F. Rammell is picking up about where it left off eight months ago – in Sublette County Circuit Court. Rammell contested five citations after a de...

 

Winning ticket sold in Rock Springs

Someone is more than $2 million richer after a winning Cowboy Draw lottery ticket was sold in Rock Springs Monday. The winning draw took place Monday afternoon, with the winning numbers of 1, 7, 28, 3...

 

Poll released supporting local judges

Similar to voting for city and state officials, residents in Wyoming have the option to retain circuit court, district and state supreme court judges or have them removed from the bench and the... Full story

 

State criticizes utility's plans to replace coal with renewables

Wyoming’s largest electrical provider, PacifiCorp, wants to speed up its shift from coal-fired power to renewable energy. But its plan for achieving that vision lacks proper analysis, transparency and modeling, and doesn’t adequately consider...

 
 By David Martin    County    October 7, 2020

Airport sees recovery in passenger use

The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t been kind to commercial airports. As the lockdown and the subsequent health orders have dissuaded people from using air travel, airports around the country have...

 

Plea agreement reached in RS stabbing case

ROCK SPRINGS (Wyoming News Exchange) — A Rock Springs man originally charged with attempted second-degree murder in a stabbing case pleaded no contest to a reduced charge of aggravated assault and battery as part of a plea agreement Monday morning....

 

Museum seeks identity of Navy Cross honoree

The Sweetwater County Historical Museum in Green River is working to confirm the identity of a Rock Springs man killed in action in World War II and posthumously awarded the Navy Cross, the second-highest award of the Navy or Marine Corps can...

 

County COVID numbers remain low

Monday marked the 200th day since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in Wyoming and while state’s confirmed numbers have steeply increased to nearly 1,100 as of Monday, Sweetwater County’s...

 

Walk aims to raise domestic violence awareness

Whitney Sewell was described as a sociable, driven women with dreams of being an entrepreneur, loving to plan celebrations for friends and family. She loved her family and looked forward to what the...

 

Absentee ballots now available

Sweetwater County residents wanting to vote from the comfort of their own home can request an absentee ballot from the county. “Wyoming’s citizens can begin to cast their ballots in the general el...

 

Water recommendation revisits old ground near regional airport

Water is a fuel for economic development and a recent meeting underscored the need for water in the Middle Baxter Road area near the Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport. Members of the Sweetwater...

 

More commercial land proposed in Jamestown

If a request to change zoning near the Love’s Travel Stop is approved next month, it could result in more commercial development near Interstate 80’s Exit 85. Jim Zimmerman, the code enforcement...

 

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