Sweetwater

Sales Tax Up In At Least 2 Wyoming Counties
RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — People are paying higher sales taxes in at least two Wyoming counties to raise money for construction projects. Fremont County’s sales tax increased from 4 percent to 5 percent on Monday. The Associated Press reports that voters approved the increase in November t…
Aid Offered For Wyoming Drought
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Small, nonfarm businesses in 10 Wyoming counties are now eligible to apply for low interest federal disaster loans from the U. S. Small Business Administration. The federal loans are to help offset economic losses because of the drought this year. Counties eligible for t…
Driver Accused In FedEx Theft
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — Sweetwater County sheriff’s officials have arrested a delivery driver accused of stealing close to $9,000 in equipment and goods from FedEx. Authorities say 22-year-old Jayce Chandler Brood of Rock Springs is a contract driver for FedEx. He appeared in court T…
More Than 150 Wyo. Parcels To Be Auctioned In May
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Bureau of Land Management plans to offer more than 150 parcels of land for oil and gas leasing in Wyoming in the spring. The parcels up for sale on May 1 in Cheyenne cover more about 232,000 acres in Albany, Carbon, Lincoln, Sweetwater and Uinta counties. People who …
Rescuers Find ATV Crash Victim [AUDIO]
A Green River man is in critical condition after an ATV crash. Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Detective Dick Blust said the crash occurred around 8 Sunday night. Riding 12 miles from town: “Seventy-three-year-old year-old Carl Morck was out alone with his four-wheeler in the western slope…