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 By David Martin    County    August 9, 2017 

Hazy skies raise health concerns

Hazy skies have become a common sight throughout Southwestern Wyoming as smoke from numerous fires in the western United States and Canada comes through the area. The smoke has resulted in healthcare...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 9, 2017 

Main Street seeks residents' input

A survey recently conducted by Green River Main Street will be discussed during an upcoming meeting Aug. 17, which will give residents a chance to voice their opinions about what they would like the o...

 
 By David Martin    People    August 9, 2017 

Kids enjoy the Sweetwater County Fair

The Sweetwater County Fair was a great place for kids from throughout the region to enjoy a fun week of excitement. While ever-popular attractions like the carnival and the petting zoo attracted lots...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    August 9, 2017 

Lessons learned at Calif. Little League tournament

While the trip to San Jose, Calif., to compete at the Junior League Baseball West Regional Tournament ended with a 0-3 record, the Green River team and its coaches learned valuable lessons that could...

 
 By David Martin    County    August 2, 2017

County disputes finding

A letter from Sweetwater County responding to a draft assessment of the Ashley National Forest disputes findings that the forest and Flaming Gorge are minor contributors to the economic and social wel...

 
 By David Martin    County    August 2, 2017

Mill levies approved by county

The Sweetwater County Commissioners approved the annual mill levy distributions Tuesday morning. The mill levies represent property tax distributions to the county’s school districts, as well as...

 
 By David Martin    County    August 2, 2017

A piece of the $3.5 billion pie

An investment by Rocky Mountain Power will bring workers to Sweetwater County as part of a project to complete a segment of the Gateway West transmission line the company intends to complete in 2020....

 
 By David Martin    Opinion    August 2, 2017

The end of the world is the beginning of another

Something wasn’t right. I was sitting at home a few nights ago, skimming through an endless list of movies on Netflix when I first realized it. Sure, I had the requisite bowl of buttery popcorn,...

 
 By David Martin    People    August 2, 2017

Creating candy sushi

The art of making sushi dates back centuries and involves using simple ingredients to create delicious pieces of food. Children visiting the Sweetwater County Library Thursday afternoon had a chance...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    July 26, 2017

A different side of yoga

Standing before a group of students, Molly Wening slowly positions her body and instructs her class to follow her lead. She stretches her left leg forward on the mat while pressing her right knee...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 19, 2017

District budget approved

“It’s been a long process,” Sweetwater County School District No. 2 business manager Pete Brandjord said when introducing the district’s 2017-2018 budget Tuesday night. The school board approv...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 19, 2017

To protect and serve the city

For Zach Owens, a respect for emergency responders, including the police, was instilled in him at an early age. While some chose to teach their children that officers are people who can’t be...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    July 19, 2017

District rec. board approves budget

The Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Recreation Board approved its budget Tuesday night. The board, which is made of members from the Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees,...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    July 19, 2017

Knights drop doubleheader

A doubleheader against Cody ended on a sour note for the Green River Knights. Playing at their home field at Stratton Myers Park, the Knights came up short 12-4 and 13-4 against Cody. During the...

 
 By David Martin    People    July 19, 2017

Learning to ride high in the saddle

The third Rider's Showcase hosted by One Step Closer, an equine-assisted therapy organization, gave students a chance to show off their riding skills to friends and family Thursday at the Green River...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 12, 2017

Lincoln tract B vacated

The city doesn’t want the old Lincoln High School football field anymore. The Green River City Council decided to vacate the property, finalizing the process during a Wednesday night meeting last...

 
 By David Martin    County    July 12, 2017

County approves budget

A $185 million budget was passed by the Sweetwater County Commissioners last week, but disagreements regarding how the budget was formulated resulted in two commissioners voting against it. The...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    July 12, 2017

For swimmers, dedication is key

A majority of high school students spend their summers working seasonal jobs, hanging out with friends or enjoying their carefree days under the sun. For a few hardworking swimmers, the summer months...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    July 12, 2017

Knights end week with wins

The Green River Knights went 1-4 during play in Billings, Mont., over the weekend. In a second outing against the Billings, Mont., Halos Thursday evening, the Knights were handed a 5-1 loss by the...

 
 By David Martin    People    July 12, 2017

Kids enjoy outdoor story time

Green grass and blue skies attracted children to the Sweetwater County Library System's outdoor story time at the Clock Tower Plaza Tuesday morning. Story times are one of the library's long-running...

 
 By David Martin    People    July 12, 2017

Resident shows labor of love at recent car show

For most, a vehicle is a means of getting from Point A to Point B; a machine simply used for transportation. For a few people however, a vehicle can mean much more and is a culmination of months or ye...

 
 By David Martin    County    July 5, 2017

Expect to wait at courthouse

The line extended outside the Sweetwater County Courthouse's main entrance Friday afternoon. "We've made a few new friends here," Tasha Urbatsch, one of the many people waiting in line said....

 

Change of plea hearing cancelled

A change of plea hearing for Jacob Anglesey, 35, was cancelled Friday morning after the Sweetwater County Attorney’s Office and Anglesey were unable to reach a plea agreement. People had filed into the main courtroom and waited for the hearing,...

 
 By David Martin    County    July 5, 2017

Fires ignite throughout county

Fires ignited across Sweetwater County during the weekend, many of them caused by fireworks or other man-made causes. One of the earliest fires to occur started at Lost Dog Saturday afternoon. The...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 5, 2017

Fontenelle slows the river's flow

Residents may finally see the Green River start to shrink in the coming days as releases from the Fontenelle Reservoir decrease. According to a schedule from the Bureau of Reclamation, releases droppe...

 

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