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 By David Martin    City    April 19, 2017 

Lincoln tracts hearing set

The two remaining tracts of land where old Lincoln High School was once located will be the subject of a public hearing May 16. Tuesday night, the city Council approved a request to host a public...

 
 By David Martin    County    April 19, 2017 

County may initiate hiring freeze

With the Sweetwater County Commissioners asking county agencies to cut their budget requests by 10 percent, other means of keeping costs down during the next fiscal year are being investigated. One of...

 
 By David Martin    City    April 19, 2017 

Woman accused of cutting ear

An Idaho woman is accused of slicing a man’s ear with a knife during an altercation in Green River over the weekend. Lexie Coziah, 57, of Lewisville, Idaho, was arrested and charged with aggravated...

 
 By David Martin    Opinion    April 19, 2017 

Youtube's endless sea of weirdness, part 2

Youtube can best be described as an endless ocean of bottled messages, floating along until someone comes along, picks one up and reads it. With an estimated 819,417,600 hours of content hosted on...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    April 19, 2017 

Legislature hurts athletes

Blaming Sweetwater County School District No. 2 for the elimination of four activities in the high school’s athletics calendar is unfair. The district, having its hand forced by a state legislative...

 
 By David Martin    People    April 19, 2017 

Resident elected to head Democrats

Wyoming’s Democrats decided new leadership is needed and chose a Rock Springs resident to head up the state party. Two weeks ago, Joe Barbuto was elected chair of the Wyoming Democratic Party...

 
 By David Martin    City    April 12, 2017

Scams circulate in GR

For Bonnie Pope, the red flags went up as soon as she noticed the call came from Jamaica. The Green River resident received a phone call Thursday from a man claiming he was with Publishers Clearing Ho...

 
 By David Martin    City    April 12, 2017

Senator believes education bills were not cost-based

Speaking to a small group of people Thursday night, Sen. John Hastert, Minority Whip for the Wyoming Senate, said the past legislative session didn’t result in cost-based cuts to education....

 
 By David Martin    City    April 12, 2017

School board approves $1.6 million budget cuts, legal action resolution

In an effort to cut $1.6 million from its budget, the Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees approved recommendations that would reduce the district’s workforce as well as cut...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    April 12, 2017

The 'little things' matter to Wolves soccer coach

Despite having a rough start at the beginning of the season, the Green River High School Boys Soccer Team continues making strides week by week. The team’s first two outings ended in defeat to Cheye...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    April 12, 2017

Wolves take 2nd at Worland

Strong plays by the Green River High School Boys Soccer Team propelled the Wolves to the finals at the Pinnacle Challengers Cup in Worland over the weekend, but a tough game against the Rock Springs...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    April 12, 2017

Tennis, golf compete in Spring

While the Green River High School soccer and track teams compete through the spring months, GRHS also hosts Spring tennis and golf teams. The teams don’t compete for state championships as the two...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    April 12, 2017

Coach says more will qualify

At nearly halfway through the season, the Green River High School Outdoor Track and Field team has been blessed with good weather and great performances. Despite a severe winter with a number of heavy...

 
 By David Martin    People    April 12, 2017

Lessons learned with catapults

Hundreds of years ago, catapults were important siege tools used to topple cities and build empires. Last week, in a grassy field behind Lincoln Middle School, scaled-down versions of these ancient...

 
 By David Martin    City    April 5, 2017

Tomahawk Building sold

The Tomahawk building is under new ownership. Friday, Green River Futures sold the building to Green River Opportunities Wyoming (GRoWYO), a limited liability company formed by a group of investors... Full story

 
 By David Martin    City    April 5, 2017

Deaths in the family

The Green River Police Department mourns the deaths of two of their own, one a respected detective and the other a beloved drug dog. Tuesday night, police chief Chris Steffen told the Green River...

 
 By David Martin    County    April 5, 2017

County airport sees positive increases

A Green River contractor was awarded a bid to build the new General Aviation Terminal at the Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport. A Pleasant Construction won the bid for the $5.84 million project,...

 
 By David Martin    Opinion    April 5, 2017

Youtube and the guy in the wilderness

On paper, the concept behind Youtube is utterly bananas. “Let’s give anyone with access to a video camera and an internet connection the ability to upload a video on almost any topic they...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    April 5, 2017

GR, Kelly Walsh play to draw

After a big win against the Evanston Red Devils last week, the Green River High School boys varsity soccer team battled a tough squad from Kelly Walsh High School to a draw Tuesday afternoon after...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    April 5, 2017

The joys of professional wrestling

The world of professional wrestling is ridiculous. I know this. You know this. Even the annoying dog down the street that barks at 3 a.m. knows this. At this point, most people also know professional...

 
 By David Martin    People    April 5, 2017

Painting like a master

Thursday night, while most kids were at home working on homework or enjoying a few hours of free time, a group of about 40 parents and students at Harrison Elementary were painting a work of art....

 
 By David Martin    County    March 29, 2017

Fisherman's body found

The body of a fisherman who disappeared from the boat ramp at Cedar Springs Marina in Utah in late January has been discovered more than two months later. Wednesday morning, the Daggett County...

 
 By David Martin    County    March 29, 2017

WYDOT work fixes I-80 cracks

Almost three years after centerline cracks developed on both Interstate 80’s east and west lanes between Green River and Rock Springs, the Wyoming Department of Transportation is fixing the...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 29, 2017

Resident bound over to district court after charged in fatal crash

A man accused of killing a small child and her great-grandmother in a vehicle crash was bound over to district court Monday. George Maestas, 68, of Green River, waived his preliminary hearing and was...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 29, 2017

Council to discuss cell tower moratorium Tuesday

A proposed moratorium on the construction of cell phone towers will be voted on next week, which will give the city’s Community Development Department a chance to draft regulations for the cell...

 

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