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Rock Springs Animal Control removes gas chamber, officially becomes no kill shelter

Tyler Johnson, [email protected] ROCK SPRINGS, WYOMING (December 21, 2020) -- A monumental day occurred at Rock Springs Animal Control on December 21, 2020, as...

A Rock Springs woman was the first in Wyoming to be issued a patent

SWEETWATER COUNTY, WYOMING (October 27, 2020) -- The first U.S. patent issued to a woman in Wyoming was held by a Rock Springs resident.   According...

One arrested for verbal disturbance during protest against the mask mandate

  Tyler Johnson, [email protected] ROCK SPRINGS, WYOMING (December 12, 2020) – One Rock Springs man was arrested at the Rock Springs Family Recreation Center on Saturday...

One dead in Green River house fire, city officials report

Wyo4News Staff, [email protected] GREEN RIVER, WYOMING (November 28, 2020) -- An early morning house fire at 1610 Idaho Street in Green River has caused a...

Second round of COVID-19 stimulus checks are being delivered

  Tyler Johnson, [email protected] WASHINGTON D.C. (December 30, 2020) -- Today, the Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department will begin delivering a second round...

Animal activists try to stop coyote killing contest in Rock Springs

  Tyler Johnson, [email protected] ROCK SPRINGS, WYOMING (February 5, 2021) – Protesters stood outside of Buddha Bob’s Bar at the Sands on Thursday, protesting the coyote...

Bear sighted west of Rock Springs

Wyo4News Staff, [email protected] Update 2:47 pm: Early reports of the bear being brown were incorrect, as officials with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department have confirmed...

BLM wrapped up wild horse gather operation early

  Tyler Johnson, [email protected] RAWLINS, WYOMING (November 16, 2020) -- The Bureau of Land Management has concluded its 2020 Red Desert Complex wild horse gather...

Sweetwater County officially under mask mandated health orders

  Tyler Johnson, [email protected] SWEETWATER COUNTY, WYOMING (November 18, 2020) – A mask mandate for Sweetwater County was approved by Dr. Alexia Harrist, the Wyoming State...

Rock Springs residents petition the closure of one woman’s local food cart

Tyler Johnson, [email protected] ROCK SPRINGS, WYOMING (June 1, 2021) – Several Rock Springs residents spoke out over the closure of a woman’s food pantry she...