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  • BLM provides guidelines for comments regarding management plan

    Trina Dennis Brittain, Rocket Miner|Jan 11, 2024

    Via Wyoming News Exchange ROCK SPRINGS — There are quite a few barriers between the use of technology and older adults, especially when thousands of organizations depend on technology for public input. A Sweetwater County resident brought forth concerns regarding comment guidelines for the Rock Springs Resource Management Plan. Cleve Holloway addressed the Sweetwater County Board of Commissioners during its regular meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 2, after a recent visit to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) office. According to Holloway, he went t... Full story

  • Rock Springs resident expresses drag show concerns to council

    Trina Dennis Brittain, Rocket Miner|Dec 28, 2023

    Via Wyoming News Exchange ROCK SPRINGS — Rock Springs resident Laura McKee returned to city chambers to discuss her concerns for an upcoming New Year’s Eve drag show, which will take place at the Broadway Theater in downtown Rock Springs on Dec. 31. McKee had appeared before the Rock Springs City Council on Oct. 17 to oppose the inaugural family drag story at the Broadway Theater, which was held on Oct. 19. Author Tara Lipsyncki, a Salt Lake City, Utah, native, read their first published children’s book, “Letter from the Queen.” About 50... Full story

  • Residents band together to send substantive comments to BLM

    Trina Dennis Brittain, Rocket Miner|Dec 28, 2023

    Via Wyoming News Exchange ROCK SPRINGS — Members of the Rock Springs Resource Management Plan Task Force are urging the public to send their comments as soon as possible. To help the process, Sen. Stacy Jones of Senate District 13, and Sweetwater County Commissioner Taylor Jones hosted a comment writing workshop. Commissioner Jones is a member of the Rock Springs RMP Task Force, which Gov. Mark Gordon appointed recently. After the task force reviews the public input, it will develop recommendations and send them to the governor and the B... Full story

  • Shooter hoaxes put mental strain on communities

    Trina Dennis Brittain, Rocket Miner Via Wyoming News Exchange|Apr 6, 2023

    ROCK SPRINGS – A typical morning in class was interrupted by local law enforcement agencies searching for a possible shooter on Monday, April 3, at Rock Springs High School. Eventually, the Rock Springs Police Department and Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office confirmed there was no threat to public safety. Multiple schools in Wyoming, as well as in other states, have been dealing with this ongoing trend. The senseless prank began months ago, according to the Associated Press. Reports of shooters have been harassing schools and colleges, rai... Full story

  • Rock Springs man invited to help decorate White House for Christmas

    Trina Dennis Brittain, Rocket Miner Via Wyoming News Exchange|Nov 24, 2022

    ROCK SPRINGS — With several other volunteers from around the United States, Rock Springs resident Chad Banks has been invited to decorate the White House in Washington D.C. According to Banks, each year, the White House asks for volunteers. They receive thousands of applications. Banks signed up for it in August. “I’m incredibly excited,” Banks said. “It’s been on my bucket list forever and my daughters were really supportive and excited too! None of us could believe I was chosen.” “Each Christmas, I look forward to watching the White House Chr... Full story