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Formation of board questioned

Despite a request, no names were put forward to represent the county on a county-wide economic board. The Sweetwater County Commissioners aren’t quite sure what the intentions are to move the...

 

Airport may receive funding

The Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport may receive funding from the county to help pay for design of the commercial terminal. Pending an approval of a budget amendment in the amount of $133,333 at...

 
 By Staff Report    County    April 17, 2019 

Commissioners award scholarships

The Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners selected three area high school seniors for the $1,000 scholarships offered by the county. Amongst those awarded the scholarship is Green River High School student Erik Gwaltney. The commissioners...

 
 By David Martin    County    April 17, 2019 

MHSC earns CT accreditation

Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County earned a three year accreditation in computed tomography from the American College of Radiology according to a recent release from the hospital. According to...

 
 By David Martin    County    April 10, 2019

County grant will pay for industrial site study

The Wyoming State Loans and Investments Board awarded a $50,000 grant to Sweetwater County last week to help the county create a plan to attract industrial development near the Southwest Wyoming...

 

WWCC selects new college president

After a six-month long national search process, the board is pleased to announce that they are completing contract negotiations and expect to have a signed contract for official acceptance next week at the April board meeting. At that meeting, they w...

 

RS man sentenced for poaching bull elk

Rock Springs resident Christian J. Cosby will pay over $5,000 in fines and have his hunting and fishing privileges suspended for two years, after pleading guilty to the intentional illegal taking of a bull elk in 2017 and taking a mountain lion with...

 
 By David Martin    County    April 3, 2019

Lodging tax to increase to 4%

The county’s local lodging tax is set to increase this month, up to 4 percent as a result of voter approval during the 2018 election. Jenissa Meredith, executive director of the Sweetwater County Jo...

 

Department to hire more firefighters 

The Sweetwater County Fire Department was given the go ahead to start adding staff to its department. During the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting Tuesday morning, the Commissioners voted unanim...

 
 By David Martin    County    March 27, 2019

Petition was not sent by county

A double-sided sheet of paper, with one side urging residents to fight Love’s Travel Stop’s ambition to build a truck stop west of Jamestown, while the other side features a copy of the...

 
 By David Martin    County    March 27, 2019

Genesis Alkali mine visited by U.S. senator, secretary of labor last week

The Genesis Alkali trona mine west of Green River hosted a tour for U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., and Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta Tuesday. According to Enzi, he invites the secretaries he...

 

Money for new buildings approved

Determining what to do with all of the county’s facilities and one lot is something the Sweetwater County Commissioners would like to address in the future. During a recent Commissioners meeting, th...

 
 By Staff Report    County    March 27, 2019

Rawlins men arrested for Wamsutter burglaries

Two Rawlins residents were arrested last week in connection to burglaries in Wamsutter earlier this year. Antonio Pacheco, 26, and Nathan Gallant, 27, were arrested in Rawlins March 21 by the Rawlins Police Department. The department, along with...

 
 By David Martin    County    March 20, 2019

Drought conditions may improve

Local snowstorms have dumped inches throughout Sweetwater County during the past few months, but the area is still considered abnormally dry according to a report from the U.S. Drought Monitor...

 

Jamestown subdivision moves forward

The possibility of more housing northwest of the Rolling Green Golf Course is one step closer. During the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting Tuesday morning, the Commissioners unanimously...

 
 By David Martin    County    March 20, 2019

Bill allows community colleges to issue bachelors degrees

A bill signed by Gov. Mark Gordon will allow the state’s community colleges to issue bachelors degrees without input from the University of Wyoming. The bill, Senate File 111, was signed Friday....

 
 By David Martin    County    March 20, 2019

Sales tax revenue increases in March

An increase in sales tax receipts in March led to increases in the amount collected by the state and for the Optional Fifth Percent Tax levied in Sweetwater County. According to Sweetwater County...

 

Western finalists named

The Western Wyoming Community College board of trustees are pleased to announce that they have selected three finalists for the presidency of WWCC. Western first created a presidential search advisory committee in December, which was comprised of mem...

 

Child Developmental Center needs money for repairs

The Sweetwater County Child Developmental Center may want to readdress how much of their sixth-cent overage they want to continue to invest. During a recent Sweetwater County Commissioners, SCCDC boar...

 
 By David Martin    County    March 13, 2019

Love's applies for conditional use permit

A conditional use permit application filed by Love’s Travel Stops will allow the company to build a truck stop near Jamestown if approved. The permit application will be put before the county’s pl...

 

Rep. Stith criticized for bill support

A local legislator may have had intentions of giving the Sweetwater County Commissioners a friendly update, but it quickly turned into the Commissioners questioning whether or not he had the...

 
 By David Martin    County    March 6, 2019

Airport business soars in 2018

Business at the Sweetwater County Regional Airport continues to climb as the airports 2018 figures show growth over previous years. Speaking to the Green River City Council Tuesday night, Devon...

 

Hospital earns 4-star rating

Patient care at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County has achieved a four-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS updated its hospital performance data and made the announcement Thursday. CMS uses a 5-star quality...

 

Hospital will host health fair Saturday

Good food, good health, good life: You’ll be “Good to Go” after the 2019 Health & Wellness Fair. Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County is hosting the annual fair from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 9, at the hospital. It’s a free, family eve...

 

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