Saturday, August 17, 2019

Sweetwater County Museum Identifies Man in 1923 Rialto Photograph

SWEETWATER COUNTY -- Last week the Sweetwater County Historical Museum in Green River circulated a photograph from its collection of a man...

PHOTOS: Wyoming Celebrates 129th Birthday with Grand Re-Opening of Capitol Building

CHEYENNE -- On a warm and sunny day with thousands of people surrounding Capitol Square, Governor Mark Gordon, former Governor Matt Mead,...

Thursday is the Anniversary of D-Day; World War II Reenactor will be at County...

GREEN RIVER — Thursday, June 6, marks the 75th anniversary of “Operation Overlord,” the cross-channel invasion of France, on June 6, 1944,...

Battleship USS Wyoming Launched 108 Years Ago Today

The battleship USS Wyoming (BB-32) was launched 108 years ago, on May 25, 1911, at the William Cramp & Sons shipyard in Philadelphia, as...

Rock Springs Massacre Topic of UW Mock Trial April 15

LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming law students and practicing attorneys will stage a mock trial using the facts from the Rock Springs...

Sweetwater County Civil Engineer Honored in New County Museum Exhibit

GREEN RIVER — A special Sweetwater County Historical Museum exhibit recognizing the life and achievements of a prominent Sweetwater County civil engineer...

Green River Family Donates Historic Isis Theatre Posters to Sweetwater County Historical Museum

GREEN RIVER — For over half a century, if you wanted to take in a movie in Green River, you went to...

From 1929 and Into the Future: The History of the Rock Springs Coal Arch...

When the Rock Springs Coal Sign was first lighted in June 1929, the world on the doorstep of the Great Depression was...

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...