Wyo4News Morning News Roundup: September 16, 2019


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

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Local News:

  • United Way of Southwest Wyoming (UWSW) recently announced they had been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation. These funds will be used to purchase and mail 4,000 books to children in Sweetwater, Lincoln, and Uinta counties through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.  More information here.


  • Due to a lack of a quorum at their regularly scheduled meeting time this past Thursday, the Board of the Sweetwater County Historical Museum will have a special meeting today at 5:30 P.M.  The purpose of the meeting is to conduct the month’s regular business. The meeting will take place at the museum, at 3 E. Flaming Gorge Way, in Green River.​


  • Starting this Friday, the Rock Springs Historical Museum will offer a regular schedule of walking tours. The first offering is a walking tour of the Rock Springs Municipal Cemetery.  Rock Springs native and local historian Corina K. Lee will guide Friday’s tour which documents the history of some of the cemetery’s more interesting headstones and people buried there.  More information here.


  • With 28,814 fans attending Wyoming win over Idaho Saturday, Cowboy football has set a two-game attendance record.  A combined 54,851 fans attended the first two home games of the season, which is the most to open a season in War Memorial Stadium’s 70-year history. More information here plus a recap of Saturday’s win over Idaho.


  • The Wyoming women’s soccer team battled Montana to a 1-1 draw on Sunday afternoon in Missoula, Montana. The draw brings Wyoming’s record to 3-1-3 on the season while Montana stands at 0-3-3. More information here.


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