Articles written by Trina Dennis Brittain

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  • Getting inked shapes society through the years

    Trina Dennis Brittain, Rocket Miner via Wyoming News Exchange|Apr 11, 2024

    ROCK SPRINGS - Public acceptance of tattooing has increased in the last two decades. Even teachers, lawyers, doctors and politicians have tattoos. In 1976, the first tattoo convention was held in Houston, Texas. The event provided an opportunity for artists to see work from other artists all around the world or to have the chance to display their own work and be seen by their peers. The inaugural tattoo expo in the Lone Star State was a place for artists and outcasts alike to meet and to be resp...

  • After the storm: St. Christopher's Highway sees 'big need' among travelers

    Trina Dennis Brittain, Rocket Miner Via Wyoming News Exchange|Mar 16, 2023

    ROCK SPRINGS — St. Christopher’s Highway of Sweetwater County continues to provide emergency travelers’ aid to individuals in need. Joyce Corcoran, coordinator of St. Christopher’s Highway of Sweetwater County, spoke at the board of county commissioners meeting on Tuesday, March 7. Corcoran said that it was important to her to speak to the commissioners about the program because it has become her “passion in life.” According to Corcoran, the organization was formed in 2019 after citizens became aware of serious issues that occurred as people w...