Allowing fireworks could work

For residents of Rock Springs, it’s so regular they can practically set their watches to it.

Almost every year, someone shooting fireworks on White Mountain will catch the brush on fire, which results in an orange glow visible for miles. It spreads across a section of the mountain and leaves behind a large burned spot once the fire is extinguished. It’s been a common occurrence for decades now.

In Green River, we’re fortunate not to have had a massive wild land fire resulting from fireworks, but that doesn’t mean it can’t happen. Last night, the members of the Green River City Council announce...


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