Wyo4News Morning News Roundup: September 16, 2020


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:

  • At last night’s Green River City Council meeting, Mayor Pete Rust issued a local disaster/state of emergency for the City of Green River after hurricane-force winds and heavy snow destroyed many trees. More information and the proclamation here.
  • Wyo4News will be hosting another Candidate Forum today at 5 p.m. This  Candidate Forum will feature the four candidates running for Sweetwater County Commissioner. More information here.
  • Sweetwater County had another no new COVID-19 case day on Tuesday. As a whole, Wyoming recorded another 39 cases spread out over 13 counties. More information here.

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  • In area high school volleyball last night, Rock Springs got their fourth victory of the season with a hard-fought 3-2 Senior Night win over Evanston. Up next for the Lady Tigers will be a Saturday home match against Cheyenne South.
  • Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon announced Tuesday that Wyoming’s Public Health Orders are extended through September 30. One change did occur. More information here.
  • The 115th National Western Stock Show in Denver has been postponed one year to  January 2022. According to media reports out of Denver, Western Stock Show officials said the postponement is due to the event not being able to comply with current COVID-19 health and safety guidelines. The 16-day event draws in excess of 700,000 people, many from Wyoming.

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  •  The upcoming “Always a Cowboy” running event in Laramie has been canceled due to COVID-19 precautions. The annual event features races of various distances while honoring eight University of Wyoming cross country student-athletes who died in a traffic accident on September 16, 2001.


Latest Obituaries:

Lois M. McCall – Details

Links to National and International News:

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FOX News

Wyo4News Obituaries

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