Here are this morning’s most recent headlines from Wyo4News with links to the stories impacting your life in Sweetwater County.
Enzi Applauds Supreme Court Decision To Review States’ Authority To Collect Out-Of-State Sales And Use Tax: U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., praised the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision today to consider a case challenging a previous ruling which barred states from collecting sales and use tax from remote sellers, such as out-of-state businesses and online retailers. More information here.
Rotary Club Rock Springs High School Students of The Month: Deborah Smith, James Spicer, Colin Murcray and Ceejay Berg are the Rock Springs High School Students of the Month. More information here.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Office Closures: With Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, some offices will close for the holiday while others remain open. More information here.
WWCC To Host 2018 Regional Science Fair: Western Wyoming Community College invites Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) students, grades 6-12, to participate in the 2018 Southwest Regional Science Fair, Thursday, January 25th, 2018. More information here.
How To Start Your Own Business Workshop Registration Open Now: The Rock Springs and Green River Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a “How to Start your Own Business” workshop beginning February 22nd. More information here.
UW Trustees Set Agenda for Jan. 17-19 Meeting: The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees is scheduled to consider a 10-year housing plan and receive recommendations regarding enrollment capacity and nonresident tuition levels during its regular meeting Wednesday through Friday, Jan. 17-19. More information here.
EPW Republicans Send Letter To EPA in Support of Clean Power Plan Repeal: Today, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), chairman of the EPW Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety, and every Republican member of the EPW committee, sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt in support of the agency’s repeal of the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan regulation. More information here.
Wyoming Cowboy and Cowgirl basketball teams both take on Colorado State today in the “Border War” part one. The Cowboys will be home versus the Rams at 2:00 p.m. while the Cowgirls will travel to Ft. Collins, Colorado for a 2:00 p.m.tip-off. The Cowboys/CSU game will be broadcast on WyoRadio’s 99.7 JACK-FM as well as streamed at 99KSIT.com beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Local Basketball today; Rock Springs girls and boys versus Cheyenne South at RSHS. Girls – 1:00 p.m., boys to follow around 2:30 p.m. Both games will be broadcast on WyoRadio’s 1360 KRKK and streamed at 1360KRKK.com.
Green River girls and boys will host Laramie today at GRHS. Girls – 1:00 p.m., boys to follow at 2:30 p.m.
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