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Rock Springs Wyoming

Rocky women sign juco guard from Wyoming

Guard Whitney Mitchell of Western Wyoming Community College will be joining the women's basketball program at Rocky Mountain College this coming season.

May 02, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…

Illness postpones Rock Springs wild horse adoption

ROCK SPRINGS — This week's planned adoption of wild horses in Rock Springs is being postponed because a number of young horses are sick.

January 23, 2013 1:01 pmLoading…

BLM plans burn southeast of Rock Springs

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — The Bureau of Land Management plans to stage a 1,000-acre controlled burn in the Little Red Creek drainage, at the intersection of the Wyoming, Colorado and Utah borders, about 60 miles southeast of Rock Springs.

September 13, 2012 9:03 amLoading…

Parts of central Wyoming get first freeze of season

RIVERTON, Wyo, — After a record hot summer in Wyoming, central parts of the state have gotten their first freeze of the season.

September 13, 2012 8:55 amLoading…

Lavery assumes Sweetwater County judgeship

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — Richard Lavery is preparing to take over a district judgeship in Sweetwater County.

May 22, 2012 12:11 pmLoading…

Rock Springs theater reopens for business

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. -- The Broadway Theater in downtown Rock Springs has reopened for business after a $1.8 million renovation.

May 02, 2012 8:44 amLoading…

Searchers find body in Flaming Gorge Reservoir

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. -- The body of a man missing in the Flaming Gorge Reservoir for 15 years may have been found.

May 01, 2012 9:14 amLoading…

BLM seeks public comment on Bridger coal lease

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. -- The U.S. Bureau of Land Management Rock Springs Field Office is seeking public comment on what issues to address in an environmental study of a coal company's proposal to expand its underground mining operation by 320 acres.

April 04, 2012 8:13 amLoading…

Rock Springs death under investigation

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. -- Rock Springs authorities are investigating the death of a 35-year-old man.

February 24, 2012 2:14 pmLoading…

Training center for blind proposed in Rock Springs

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. -- A former businesswoman wants to build a training and rehabilitation center for the blind and visually impaired in Rock Springs.

February 21, 2012 8:37 amLoading…

Rock Springs rodeo fighting image problem

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. -- Organizers of the 2012 and 2013 National High School Finals Rodeo in Rock Springs say the city has an image problem among some rodeo teams, and they're taking steps to repair that.

January 26, 2012 11:58 amLoading…

No injuries in helicopter crash near Rock Springs

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. -- Authorities are investigating a medical helicopter crash near Rock Springs.

December 14, 2011 10:22 amLoading…
BLM to expedite review of 3 Wyoming wind projects

BLM to expedite review of 3 Wyoming wind projects

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Three Wyoming wind farm projects have been included for the first time on a list of renewable energy projects that the federal government will expedite review of for approval.

December 08, 2011 12:49 pmLoading…

Cold case gets new look in Rock Springs

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. -- The Rock Springs Police Department is reviewing evidence in the disappearance of an 18-year-old woman that happened 30 years ago.

December 01, 2011 8:30 amLoading…

Rock Springs coach resigns over board meddling

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo.  — The manager of the Rock Springs American Legion baseball team has resigned, citing what he considers unethical interference by members of the team's board of directors.

June 09, 2011 10:55 pmLoading…

Missing plane found in Wyoming; no survivors

ROCK SPRINGS - No survivors were found after a single-engine plane reported missing was found in southwestern Wyoming.

May 19, 2011 5:17 pmLoading…
Elderly Rock Springs man missing

Elderly Rock Springs man missing

A Sweetwater County man who went on his daily walk Saturday morning hasn't been seen since.

November 22, 2010 8:00 pmLoading…

Inmates, others clear illegal Rock Springs dump site

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — Volunteer inmates, county workers and federal officials united to help remove nearly 89 tons of refuse from an illegal dump site near Rock Springs, according to Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office officials.

November 17, 2010 8:08 pmLoading…

Charges dropped in vicious slaying

GREEN RIVER — The Sweetwater County attorney’s office is dropping murder charges against two men arrested in the 2006 homicide of a hitchhiking snowboarder.

October 07, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

Residents await ‘Big Drop’ findings

ROCK SPRINGS - State officials will unveil the initial findings from their investigative drilling in a neighborhood beset by damage during an ill-fated ground-pounding subsidence project in 2007 at a meeting Tuesday night in Rock Springs.

October 10, 2009 11:55 pmLoading…

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