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Woman pleads guilty to kidnapping
ROCK SPRINGS (WNE) — Rock Springs resident Ahna Velasquez, 19, who pleaded not guilty in September to two felonies — conspiracy to commit kidnapping and kidnapping as well as one misdemeanor count of battery — changed her plea to guilty for a felony count of kidnapping and misdemeanor count of batte
RSPD Issues Safety Reminder After Suspicious Individuals Reported
The Rock Springs Police Department has received several calls in the past week regarding suspicious individuals at different businesses in town. We are currently investigating the incidents that have been brought to our attention. We would like to take this opportunity to remind citizens of some saf
Snowmobile Enthusiasts Take Over Broadway Theater
ROCK SPRINGS– The Sweetwater Snowpokes and ATV Club, Inc. will be hosting an event. Rock Springs and surrounding snowmobile enthusiasts are invited to attend. The Thunderstruck 17 Films Premiere Tour is coming to Rock Springs for the first time on Thursday, December 20. All ages are welcomed. Doors
Outlaws earn win on second day of Flaming Gorge after losing star player
ROCK SPRINGS — Even with one of its seniors missing, No. 4 Rawlins High School Boys Basketball (0-0,3-2) beat class 4A Evanston High School (0-0,1-4) 47-39 on day two of the Flaming Gorge Classic Friday.
From Pink Ladies to blue vests, volunteers have lent a hand for 65 years at Wyoming Medical Center
A man in a blue vest smiled and greeted everyone who walked by the information desk one Wednesday afternoon earlier this month at the Wyoming Medical Center lobby. Two women met in the lobby, one carrying a potted poinsettia plant.
Sweetwater County Marriage License Report For December 10 to December 14
SWEETWATER COUNTY — The following marriage licenses have been issued in Sweetwater County between December 10 and December 14. Brekon Ray Byers, 27, to Dailey Jo Predrickson, 26, of Colorado and Utah respectively.
2018 Flaming Gorge Classic: Scores, Recaps, Photos and Updates
SWEETWATER COUNTY — The 2018 Flaming Gorge Classic will be held in Rock Springs and Green River throughout the week/weekend. SweetwaterNOW will have coverage of the local teams with scores, short recaps, photos and any other updates related to the tournament in this post.
Wyoming's Taylor Burton named academic all-american
University of Wyoming senior Taylor Burton was named a third-team selection for the United Soccer Coaches Association's NCAA Division I Women's Scholar All-America Team on Friday. Burton is just the third player in program history to receive the honor.
Ottman: Pleistocene Wyoming
I just finished an interesting read about humans making their way to and around the Americas, called Atlas of a Lost World: Travels in Ice Age America. The author spent time visiting and wandering around North American paleoindian sites, trekking through or imagining himself inhabiting these spaces
11 Reasons No One In Their Right Mind Visits Wyoming In The Winter
There’s an ongoing joke in Wyoming about how we have three seasons: July, August, and Winter. Except, if you live here, that’s no joke! It’s the truth. The first snow of the season may be in September, and sure, we may post about how pretty it is on Facebook… but that’s just the beginning of several
Rawlins High School drama students garner All-State honors from state drama festival
RAWLINS – Rawlins High School drama students had their own hometown curtain call following this year’s Wyoming State Drama Festival at Rock Springs earlier this month. Six Outlaws performers were selected for All-State honors after excelling in their various theatrical endeavors, whether behind or i
School District Denies Claims Of Student Mistreatment
ROCK SPRINGS — Sweetwater County School District No. 1 has categorically denied a complaint made against it by Richard and Danielle Kaumo alleging the district violated a student’s civil rights on numerous occasions during the 2016-17 school year.
Shop with a Cop Helps Local Kids
ROCK SPRINGS– The Kiwanis Club of Rock Springs teamed up with various community partners to put on the annual Shop with a Cop event. Children from the community were paired with a law enforcement officer or a firefighter who helped them shop around Walmart for Christmas presents for their families.
[Christmas Countdown] Every Hunt Starts At The Trailhead…Including Your Christmas Shopping List!
For all those hunters and gun enthusiasts in your life, Trailhead Guns in downtown Rock Springs literally has hundreds of gift ideas in store for you this holiday season. Trailhead Guns offers a wide selection of handguns made by the top manufacturers in the industry.
Coyote Snares Kill One Dog, Injure Two Others
SWEETWATER COUNTY– Illegal coyote snares reported to the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office have killed one sheepherder’s dog and severely injured two others, Sheriff Mike Lowell said Thursday afternoon.
Prep Basketball Roundup: Ben Lomond, Davis boys win out-of-state games
GREEN RIVER, Wyo. — Titus Hughes led Ben Lomond with 23 points and eight rebounds in a 63-51 win over Riverton (Wyoming) in the first round of the Flaming Gorge Shootout on Thursday at Rock Springs High School.
What we want in a WWCC president
The right candidate is out there. He or she may not have heard of Western Wyoming Community College yet. The perfect person may not yet know where to find Rock Springs on a map. The leader we need may not have heard of the needs and opportunities that await. All we know is that the top job at the co
Ice Jam in the Green River Causes Concern Among Jamestown Residents
JAMESTOWN– An ice jam on the Green River out by Jamestown has caused flooding and freezing on several residents’ properties, causing concern and worry, and a water diversion structure installed in 2010 is being blamed.
Best Wyoming Windy Day Memes 
Nobody knows wind like the people of Wyoming. So, of course, they make fun of it by posting memes on the internet. Here are some of the best what we could find at the end of 2018.
Wyoming Legion Baseball Winter Meeting Results 2018
Wyoming Legion Baseball Coaches have formatted the 2019 season, and there's very little change from the previous season. Nothing changes as far as conference alignment goes. There were talks the previous year, about dissolving the conferences and having all 8 teams play each other during the season,