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Articles from the January 7, 2015 edition

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 By David Martin    City    January 7, 2015

City changes job requirements

The Green River City Council decided to change the job requirements for its city administrator position, allowing people who have equivalent experience in the private sector an opportunity to apply for the position. Interim City Administrator Chris...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    City    January 7, 2015

Student hit by vehicle

A Monroe Intermediate School student was struck by a car Monday morning while using the crosswalk. According to a Green River Police Department press release, at about 7:20 a.m. officers of the GRPD and employees of Castle Rock Ambulance responded...

 
 By David Martin    County    January 7, 2015

Industrial complex discussion continues with commissioners

Discussion about the possibility a large-scale industrial complex coming to Wyoming continued at the Sweetwater County Courthouse Tuesday, with the county commissioners mentioning concerns that they are behind other counties seeking its placement...

 
 By David Martin    County    January 7, 2015

Photo collection will go to museum

The Sweetwater County Historical Museum is set to get a late Christmas present when more than 75,000 photo negatives from New Studio will be added to its collection. Museum Director Ruth Lauritzen said the actual purchase will be made by the...

 
 Obituaries    January 7, 2015

Armando Dominguez

Armando Dominguez, 86, of Green River passed away Dec. 29, 2014 at the Mission at Castle Rock Convalescent Center. Dominguez was a  longtime resident of Green River and former resident of...

 
 Obituaries    January 7, 2015

Winona Kay Hobbs

Winona Kay Hobbs, 73, of Green River, died Dec. 30, 2014 at the South Davis Community Hospital in Bountiful, Utah after a brief illness. She was born Feb. 20,1941 in McKinnon, the daughter of Harold B...

 
 Obituaries    January 7, 2015

Saundra Lynn Mahana

Saundra Lynn Mahana passed away surrounded by family Dec. 14, 2014. She was born in Richfield, Utah Aug. 25, 1946 and has been a resident of Wyoming for the last 50 years. She married James F. Mahana...

 
 Obituaries    January 7, 2015

Darrel Gene Melvin

Services for Capt. Darrel Gene Melvin will take place Thursday at 11 a.m., at First Baptist Church in Carlsbad, N.M. with burial ceremonies to follow in the City of Carlsbad Cemetery. Darrel passed...

 
 Obituaries    January 7, 2015

Cathy Jean Ray

Cathy Jean Ray, 63, of Rock Springs, passed away Dec. 26, 2014 at her home. She had been in ill health for the past five years. She was born on April 11, 1951 in Casper, the daughter of Troy H. and...

 
 Obituaries    January 7, 2015

Paul Andrew Siler

Paul Andrew Siler, 53, of Green River passed away Jan. 5 at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City. He had been a life time resident of Green River. He was born on Jan. 27, 1961 in...

 
 Opinion    January 7, 2015

Our View: Administrator change may be risky

Last night, the Green River City Council voted to change requirements in its city administrator job posting, opening the position to advertisement for another 10 days. The change allows applicants who may have equivalent experience in the private...

 
 By Becky Iwen    Opinion    January 7, 2015

How much time is too much screen time?

While celebrating Christmas, I reflected on what it means to be a parent in this ever-changing world. Computers were a fairly new thing when I was a child and having a single family computer was exciting. Now many households have smartphones and...

 
 By Fred Uhrich    Opinion    January 7, 2015

Fish finders improve ice fishing catches

Electronics for ice fishing, such as sonar and underwater cameras have really advanced the sport. Fish finders come in price ranges from “ouch” but I want one, to “Holy Cow!” The ones with all the bells and whistles not only have sonar, but...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    Opinion    January 7, 2015

Cowboys game was a trip to the fountain of youth

It’s pretty simple to say that life was a lot more simple growing up. There was nothing quite like waking up with the biggest concern being which hill to try to fly down on a bicycle or knowing...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    People    January 7, 2015

Green River dentist helps man out

For some, there’s nothing worse than a toothache. This was the case for Brad Thompson, who is a drilling consultant from Oklahoma. Thompson said he has been working in the Rock Springs area for several months; and things seemed to be going well...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    People    January 7, 2015

Actresses sought for 12 distinct monologues

Aspiring actresses who want to improve their skills will not want to miss out on auditioning for the Actors’ Mission’s upcoming play. For its first production of the 2015 year, the play “Blue Yonder” by Writer Kate Aspengren will be...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    People    January 7, 2015

Center reviews mission statement

Members of the Golden Hour Senior Center Board have decided to review and reword its current mission statement. The current mission statement is “The Mission for GHSC is for it to function as a place which will provide a meeting place for our...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    January 7, 2015

Boys basketball looks to start strong

After a rough start last Friday at Star Valley, the Green River High School boy’s basketball team is looking to get out of the gates quicker Thursday evening against Sheridan. A quick start by the Braves put the Wolves in an early hole in the 58-40...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    January 7, 2015

Lady Wolves prep for Cheyenne road trip

The Green River High School girl’s basketball team will face a tough test this week with three games against 4A North teams. The Lady Wolves will be traveling to compete at the Cheyenne Invite with...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    January 7, 2015

Green River tightens defense

In just one game under the direction of interim head coach Rick Carroll, the Green River High Schools girl’s basketball team showed amazing growth on the defensive side of the floor. In their...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    January 7, 2015

GRHS wrestlers head to Utah tourney

The Green River High School wrestling team will begin the 2015 portion of their schedule against some solid competition. Fresh off a second place finish at a large tournament in Colorado, the Wolves...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    January 7, 2015

Looking back: Green River Knights have plenty of bright spots during 2014 season

2014 was a dramatic year for the Green River Knights American Legion Class A team. The Knights finished the season with a 30-22 record and were the 2014 American Legion Class A South District Champion...

 
 By David Martin    People    January 7, 2015

Middle schoolers ring in the new year

Many of Green River's middle schoolers got a chance to experience the pirate's life while celebrating the new year at the Green River Recreation Center. The center hosted its long-running party for...

 

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