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Homecoming royalty announced

While the coronavirus pandemic may have halted a number of high school activities related to homecoming, the tradition of designating the homecoming royalty continued. King and Queen Brogan Yost is th...

 
 By Staff Report    People    October 14, 2020 

Summer meal program extended through June 2021

A program providing meals to Green River’s children has been extended to June 30, 2021. According to a release from Sweetwater County School District No. 2, the food service program was granted meal flexibility to allow students to receive meals...

 

Nurses receive awards

Two of Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County’s nurses recently were recognized by the Wyoming Nurses Association in its annual statewide awards for excellence. Ashley Jenkins, a registered nurse on the Medical/Surgical floor, and Rachelle Harris,...

 

Local artists to appear at Art Stroll

This month’s 2nd Saturday event focuses on an Art Stroll with several artists setting up pop-up displays on Saturday, October 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in downtown Rock Springs. Local businesses have invited an artist or two to set up their...

 

Schultz earns MHSC DAISY award

Sheridan Schultz, a registered nurse at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County's Intensive Care Unit, is the 2020 DAISY Award recipient. The award, which she received Wednesday, is part of the DAISY...

 

Library exhibits quilts

There is something appealing about quilts -- maybe it is the bright colors or intricate patterns that draw the eye. Several pieces of quilted art are on display in the annual Sweetwater Quilters Open Exhibit at White Mountain Library now through...

 

Longtime hospital CNO retires

Kristy Nielson once took care of a young woman whose virus left her unable to walk. The woman was a patient in the nursing unit of the hospital in which Nielson worked. "I and the others on the health...

 

LMS student to appear on public lands podcast

A Green River student will appear on a podcast produced by Wyoming Public Media and the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Molly Stanton, 13, a student at Lincoln Middle School, joins two students from...

 

Hospital aims to stop sepsis

Sepsis is the body’s extreme response to an infection. It is life-threatening and, without timely treatment, can rapidly lead to tissue damage, organ failure and death, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is a...

 

MHSC doctor advocates for cancer patients

Cancer physicians from across the country recently participated in the 2020 ASCO Advocacy Summit. Dr. Banu Symington was among them. Symington is an oncologist/hematologist at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County’s Sweetwater Regional Cancer...

 

$25,000 grant will fund YWCA programs

The YWCA of Sweetwater County is pleased to announce the grant award of $25,000 from the Wyoming Community Foundations local Rock Springs Board. “We truly appreciate the Foundation and all of their hard work to build a better Wyoming. These funds...

 

Smoky skies impacts breathing in county

Wildfire smoke is making it difficult to breathe for many people in the Sweetwater County area. The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division, and the Wyoming Department of Health issued an air quality alert for wildfire...

 

Looming cuts threaten senior services

Having already taken a 5% cut in funding from the county and the loss of a state-funded program, further cuts to Golden Hour Senior Center's budget may impact services and its operating hours. Jackie...

 

Hospital offers Nitrous Oxide for labor pains

Laboring mothers now have the option of using nitrous oxide to ease pain and anxiety when giving birth at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County’s Labor and Delivery Unit. “We are proud to be one of only three hospitals in Wyoming to offer this...

 

Late courses available at Western

Western Wyoming Community College has late start courses available to students who missed the August 26 deadline, but still wish to make progress in their studies. Western is an award-winning institution and the Online Learning Program was rated...

 

Senior center hosts fundraiser to continue services

With the recent news that Wyoming will be eliminating funding for programs that serve seniors citizens, Golden Hour Senior Center needs the community’s help. The funding is being eliminated due to the first round of budget cuts caused by the novel...

 

Scavenger hunt for health set

No one wants to be the person who says “if only.” “If only I had scheduled an annual mammogram. If only I had used sunscreen. If only I had taken better care of myself.” If hindsight truly is 20/20, let 2020 be the year to create a clear visi...

 

CFAC seeks quilts

The White Mountain Library is calling all quilters to display their creative quilting projects. Quilters are invited to enter up to three quilted pieces each. Pieces can be anything from Wall Hangings to clothing and table runners. Pieces must be...

 
 By David Martin    People    August 26, 2020

Staff sheds light on 1919 murder case

New information regarding a century-old murder discovered by staff at the Sweetwater County Historical Museum is shedding light on the acts leading to that murder. According to a Wyohistory.org...

 
 By Shay Mahana    People    August 26, 2020

Green River Main Street to host street fair in Sept.

Green River Main Street will host a street fair Sept. 12. Many other organizations joined together in order to host the event, including the Green River Development Fund and local businesses. The street fair will feature many different types of...

 

County concert association hosts Wendy Woo

The Sweetwater County Concert Association is presenting Wendy Woo as their next featured artist. Woo’s concert will be an extra performance outside of the concert series presented by the association for the season. Woo is a Colorado artist who has...

 

Hospital receives three awards

Working collaboratively and providing opportunities for nurses to advance are just a few of the areas in which Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County excels. The Southwest Region of the 2020 Wyoming Nurses Association recently awarded Sweetwater Memo...

 
 By Shay Mahana    People    August 19, 2020

A day with the market vendors

Every week throughout the summer, residents driving along Uinta Drive will see a collection trailers and popup shops, as well as a large group of customers, gathered on Roosevelt Drive. The Green...

 

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