9/11 events commemorate lives lost

On the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Sweetwater County came together to honor and remember those who lost their lives.

On Saturday morning, the Rock Springs Fire Department hosted a Memorial Walk to honor 343 New York City firefighters who gave their lives while working to save victims of the attacks. Residents were invited to join firefighters in climbing Grant Street in Rock Springs. Four lengths of Grant Street simulated the 110 stories of the World Trade Center buildings.

Although the walk started at 7 a.m., people began showing up as early as 6:30 to start their treks do...


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