125 Years of the Green River Fire Department: The Story of Local Firefighting (Part...

SWEETWATER COUNTY-- Many of the changes in firefighting tactics and history which occurred in Rock Springs also took place in Green River. “The Green River...

Clark Hose Company Becomes the Rock Springs Fire Department: The Story of Local Firefighting...

SWEETWATER COUNTY-- The origin of what later became the Rock Springs Fire Department dates from 1890, the same year that Wyoming became a state,...

Chili Meat: A Rock Springs Dish With Chinese and Mexican Roots

ROCK SPRINGS -- Spicy, sweet, complex, and overall just delicious. It's a dish that many Sweetwater County locals recall ordering often in downtown Rock...

Veterans, City Honored at Council Meeting Tuesday

ROCK SPRINGS -- "Purple Heart City" is now another honor Rock Springs can add to its many distinctions. Mayor Carl Demshar read the proclamation in...

Daniel Hatchery Celebrates 100 Years of Raising Fish

CHEYENNE -- Just over 100 years ago, an early version of a Chamber of Commerce known as the Pinedale Commercial Club, decided a fish...

Amelia Earhart’s Connections to Rock Springs

SWEETWATER COUNTY-- In June of 1931, Amelia Earhart piloted a gyroplane across Wyoming while she was making her cross-country flight, making stops in Cheyenne,...

From Bicycles to Million-Dollar Fire Trucks: The Story of Local Firefighting (Part 1)

SWEETWATER COUNTY -- Firefighting in Sweetwater County has come a long way from the 1890s, when volunteer firemen sometimes raced to fire scenes on...

Rededication of the Trappers Point Overlook to be Held July 12

PINEDALE-- The Sublette County Historical Society is excited to announce the completion of upgrades to the Trappers Point Overlook. A 50th anniversary re-dedication ceremony will...

Author-Historian Presents at Fort Laramie on 150th Anniversary of Treaty Signing

FORT LARAMIE -- Commemoration activities for the 150th Anniversary of the signing of the 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie continue on Sunday, June 17...

WWCC History Lecture: The Presidents Who Shaped the West

Richard Etulain, Professor Emeritus of History at the University of New Mexico will speak at WWCC ROCK SPRINGS -- Western Wyoming Community College will host...

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