Wyo4News Morning News Roundup: August 11, 2017

Morning News Roundup

Here are this morning’s most recent headlines from Wyo4News with links to the stories impacting your life in Sweetwater County.


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Local News:

More Alcohol-Related Citations Issued During Fair Than Last Year: The Rock Springs Police Department saw an increase in alcohol-related citations during the week of the Sweetwater County Fair compared to last year. More information here.

School Officials Encourage Community Members To Attend Funding Model Meeting: In preparation for the School Funding Consultation Panel in Rock Springs August 14th, officials from the Board of Education, Sweetwater County School District #1, the Sweetwater Education Association, and the Wyoming Education Association are encouraging the pubic to stay informed and get involved. More information here.

Actors’ Mission Acting Master Class With Shanésia Davis Starts Today: The Actors’ Mission will be hosting an Acting Master Class with actress Shanésia Davis on August 11th, 12th and 13th from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at their theater at the Elks Lodge, 307 C Street in Rock Springs. The class is free and open to the public. More information here.

Four Moms Clothing Drive Friday and Saturday: Four Moms Clothing Drive will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on August 11th and 12th at the old American Legion building, located at 543 Broadway Street in Rock Springs. More information here.

Off Road Poker Run Scheduled For August 19 In Superior: The public is invited to attend an Off-Road Benefit Poker Run on Saturday, August 19 in Superior. More information here.


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River Festival August 18th and 19th: The Green River Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 16th Annual River Festival August 18th & 19th, 2017. The River Festival takes place at Expedition Island in Green River. More information here.

An Expedition Into Sweetwater County’s Past: Join the Western Wyoming Community College Historical Society on Wednesday, August 16, at 6:30 p.m. at the Clock Tower in Green River for the monthly Sweetwater County Historical Museum meeting and tour. More information here.

Lennie Peterson To Perform August 16 At WWCC Theater: Join Western Wyoming Community College as they welcome International visual and performing artist Lennie Peterson at 7:30 p.m. August 16th in the WWCC Theater. This event is free and open to the public. More information here.

USA West Square Dance Opens Doors To The Public: The Sweetwater County Events Complex will host hundreds of square dancers from 22 states and three countries Aug. 17, 18 and 19 and the public is invited to watch free of charge. More information here.

Workman First Ever To Capture Wyoming And Colorado Amateur Titles In Same Summer: Heading into his senior season as a golfer at the University of Wyoming, Glenn Workman is playing the best golf of his life. With a victory at the Colorado Golf Association Amateur Championship on Sunday, Workman became the first men’s golfer ever to capture the CGA Amateur title and Wyoming State Golf Association Amateur title in the same summer. More information here.


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National News:

(Via ABC News)

Trump: “Fire and fury” warning to North Korea “wasn’t tough enough”; Mattis says war would be “catastrophic”:  President Donald Trump suggested on Thursday that his earlier warning to North Korea that it would be “met with fire and fury” if it continued to threaten the U.S. “wasn’t tough enough,” and he cautioned North Korean officials to “get their act together” regarding its nuclear ambitions. More information here.

Health insurers weigh double-digit premium increases amid Trump “uncertainty”: Study
Because of policy “uncertainty” from the Trump administration that is “far outside the norm,” some health insurers are considering double-digit increases to premiums in 2018, according to a new study from the Kaiser Family Foundation. More information here.


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