Monday, April 22, 2019

Sweetwater County Historical Museum Commemorates International Women’s Day

SWEETWATER COUNTY — March 8 is International Women's Day, which has been “celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women”...

Time Changes and Relocation: The History of the Rock Springs Coal Arch (Part 3)

Alas and alack, coal mining in Rock Springs dwindled to a halt in the 1950s, as trains switched to diesel power and...

A Monument of Civic Pride: The History of the Rock Springs Coal Arch (Part...

People in Rock Springs back in 1929 thought their brand-spanking new Coal Sign was pretty impressive, judging from a July, 1929 article...

Welcome to the Home of Rock Springs Coal: The History of the Rock Springs...

You might pass by it from time to time while visiting a Downtown business, or like us, daily on our way to...

#TBT: 10 (Interesting) Wyoming Christmas Memories

One of the best parts of the holiday season is making memories that last forever. We're throwing it back today to some Wyoming memories that...

Today is National Miners’ Day…Tell Them How Much You Appreciate Them

ROCK SPRINGS -- You may not know it, but December 6th is National Miners Day. The United States Senate passed a resolution on December 3,...

Local Museums Join Smithsonian Magazine’s 14th Annual Museum Day

SWEETWATER COUNTY-- Sweetwater County museums are celebrating on September 22, 2018 as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 14th annual Museum Day, a national celebration of...

The 1885 Chinese Massacre—Not Rock Springs’ Finest Hour: Part 1

The following feature is Part 1 of a two-part series on the Chinese Massacre that occurred in Rock Springs in 1885. Special thanks to...

Wyoming Main Street Offering Grants to Historic Property Owners

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Main Street is offering $20,000 in grants to assist with the costs of architectural assessment and design work for the rehabilitation...

A Firefighter’s Commitment to the Community: The Story of Local Firefighting (Part 4)

SWEETWATER COUNTY-- Not every local firefighting agency goes back to before the turn of the 20th century. One local agency dates from just before...

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