Sweetwater County

Woman Dies In ATV Crash
The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a Rock Springs woman in an ATV crash that occurred Saturday.
Sweetwater County Under Flash Flood Warning
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for central Sweetwater County until 6 p.m. today. Doppler radar indicated a thunderstorm producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly. Locations tha…
Wyoming Wild Horse Round Up Begins This Week
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — The Bureau of Land Management is planning to begin gathering wild horses in southwest Wyoming this week. A BLM press release says horses will be collected from the Adobe Town and Salt Wells Creek herd management areas located south of Interstate 80 to the Wyoming-Col…
Estimated Population Increase in Natrona County Leads State
According to U.S. Census figures and research from the state’s economic analysis division, Wyoming continues to grow despite a statewide mineral extraction slowdown. Officials say Wyoming saw an estimated population increase of 1.6 percent in 2012. That’s the fourth-highest estimated i…
Game & Fish Investigates Sweetwater Poaching
GREEN RIVER, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department reports that six elk were recently poached in Sweetwater County. The agency says the poaching occurred in two areas on Aspen Mountain, south of Rock Springs. Two yearling bull elk were shot and left to rot in one area, while a bull…