Greta left Green River on Saturday, April 8, and arrived in Texas with her family on Easter Sunday.
A Green River family of five is lucky to be alive after suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning Sunday, according to the Green River Fire Department
GREEN RIVER — Candace Rachelle Morris has been sentenced to a maximum of 10 years in the Wyoming Women’s Center after pleading guilty to three counts of theft from the Young at Heart Community Center (YAH) over a period of four years.
ROCK SPRINGS — The Rock Springs Police Department (RSPD) arrested a Casper Re-Entry Center escapee that the Natrona County Sheriffs Office (NCSO) reported had escaped on Tuesday. Anthony Ray Ortega, 23, was wanted for felony escape from official detention according to the NCSO. Ortega was participating in the work-release program at the Casper Re-Entry Center when he […]
Olivia Kennah, SweetwaterNOW ROCK SPRINGS — When Ted Oswald went grocery shopping at Walmart this Wednesday he had an incredible experience that filled him with gratitude and hope. “I had an unbelievable experience. Never in my life did I expect anything like this to happen to me,” the 85-year-old Oswald told SweetwaterNOW. Oswald is a veteran […]
SweetwaterNOW News Desk KEMMERER, Wyo. — A 51-year old Kemmerer woman has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse stemming from an incident that allegedly occurred on Friday evening. The Kemmerer Police Department reports that Cheri Lynn Marler was taken into custody on Saturday following the death of a five-year-old female child […]
Stephanie Thompson, SweetwaterNOW ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — When Rock Springs resident Richard Turner arrived at his job last Thursday, he had no idea his life was about to get a little bit easier when his coworkers gave him a 2001 Chevy Malibu. You see, Richard has been riding his bike 6 miles every day to […]
ROCK SPRINGS — A reported bomb threat at Old Chicago on Thursday night is believed to have been nothing more than a swatting call. At approximately 8 p.m., the Rock Springs Police Department was called to Old Chicago in response to a bomb threat. The business was evacuated to ensure public safety. The Sweetwater County Bomb […]
The following is from a press release: SWEETWATER COUNTY — The Sweetwater Economic Development Coalition (SEDC) is pleased to announce jointly with the Wyoming Business Council that Kel-Tec CNC Industries is expanding its production capacity with the acquisition of a 33,000 square foot facility in Rock Springs, WY, augmenting its 125,000 square foot industrial space in […]
Originally reported by Sweetwater Now UPDATE: June 24, 2022, 10:47 a.m. — According to the Green River Police Department, Wolf has been located and arrested. At this time there is no further threat to residents north of Rock Springs. Further details regarding the incident will be released. GREEN RIVER —Sweetwater County law enforcement agencies are currently investigating […]
From the Sweetwater NOW News Desk A 45-year-old Kemmerer man reported missing on June 11 was found dead Sunday morning around 8:30 a.m., according to the law enforcement officials. Anthony “Tony” Hagler was found about a half mile from an area where Sweetwater County K9 Journey picked up his scent several days earlier. “It is […]
By Olivia Kennah May 19, 2022 GREEN RIVER — On December 26, 2019, the Green River community nearly lost a historical landmark when the Washington Square building went up in flames. Now, two years and five months later, a future has been outlined for the building. Debra Moerke, a Casper resident, has announced her plans to restore […]
Olivia Kennah – SweetwaterNOW May 17, 2022 SWEETWATER COUNTY — The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office recognized Ryan Pasborg with the Sheriff’s Commendation during Tuesday’s Sweetwater County Commission meeting. Pasborg was recognized for his selfless service when saving the Wadsworth family from their burning home in Jamestown in February. Sheriff John Grossnickle said Pasborg was driving down the highway, […]
News Desk – SweetwaterNOW – April 26, 2022 In an effort to prevent Lake Powell’s water levels from dipping below a certain level, 500,000 acre feet of water will be released from the Flaming Gorge Reservoir over the next 12 months, according to a new drought operation plan. Lake Powell is located on the Utah/Arizona […]
By Stephanie Thompson – SweetwaterNOW February 23, 2022 CHEYENNE — A bill that would prohibit the release of a person’s mugshot unless they have been convicted of a crime has made it onto the Wyoming House of Representatives’ General File for review. In a 5-4 vote Monday the Wyoming Legislature’s House Judiciary Committee recommended a do […]
By SweetwaterNOW News Desk – February 21, 2022 SWEETWATER COUNTY — Sweetwater County Fire District No. 1 crews extinguished a truck fire on Interstate 80 this morning and prevented damage to the camper the truck was pulling. Firefighters responded to the blaze around 8:30 a.m. near milepost 112 with two trucks and seven firefighters. They were on […]
LARAMIE — Masks will no longer be required in most indoor spaces at the University of Wyoming effective Monday, February 21, following a vote today by the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees.
Stephanie Thompson – SweetwaterNOW February 8, 2022 SWEETWATER COUNTY — A Rock Springs state legislator has submitted a bill that would prohibit the release of a person’s mugshot unless they have been convicted of a crime. Representative Chad Banks (HD- 17) said he drafted House Bill 51 after he was approached by several constituents about the […]
Stephanie Thompson – SweetwaterNOW — February 1, 2022 ROCK SPRINGS — Throughout the rest of this week, members of the Wyoming Wildlife Protection Group will continue to peacefully protest a wildlife killing contest hosted by a local Rock Springs resident where participants meet at a local business. Buddha Bob’s Bar at the Sands on 9th Street […]
Dave Arambel – SweetwaterNOW January 24, 2022 SWEETWATER COUNTY — Officials have confirmed this afternoon that the Sweetwater County Detention Center is in lockdown status due to the discovery of two lab-confirmed positive COVID-19 cases among its inmates. The discovery was made over the weekend, according to Sheriff’s Department Public Information Deputy Jason Mower. Mower said […]
Olivia Kennah – SweetwaterNOW January 18, 2022 SWEETWATER COUNTY — Governor Mark Gordon’s Chief Energy Advisor Randall Luthi spoke with the Sweetwater County Commission today regarding the status of the potential partial Jim Bridger plant shutdown in Sweetwater County. Commission Chairman Jeff Smith said the Commission knows there’s an ongoing battle with the Jim Bridger plant […]
Olivia Kennah – SweetwaterNOW January 17, 2022 SWEETWATER COUNTY — The Sweetwater County Commission will hear an energy update regarding a potential partial Jim Bridger plant shutdown in Sweetwater County due to the plant not being in compliance with regional haze parameters. Governor Gordon’s Environmental Policy Advisor Randall Luthi will provide an energy update to the […]
SWEETWATER COUNTY — On behalf of Sheriff John Grossnickle and the dedicated men and women of Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office, it is with a heavy heart that we announce the sudden passing of one of our beloved law enforcement canines.