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Articles from the February 11, 2015 edition

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 By David Martin    City    February 11, 2015

City focuses on GR applicants

The hiring committee seeking a new city administrator for Green River is focusing on candidates from the city itself, according to one councilman. Ted Barney, one of the councilmen involved with hiring a new administrator, said the group isn’t...

 

District attends forum

Last Sunday was a strong example of the democratic process at its best when members of the Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees and Superintendent Donna Little-Kaumo traveled to Cheyenne to take part in a legislative forum. The...

 

Longtime prosecutor leaves city

After 32 and a half years as the Green River city prosecutor, Lisa Botham has decided to move on. Recently, the Green River City Council decided they were going to put the contract position out to bid. When Botham heard the news, she decided she...

 
 By David Martin    City    February 11, 2015

Airport master plan released to city

A paved runway and general aviation airport could be possible for Green River, but the city would need to address a hump on the landing strip before any work could begin. Last night, Rick Patton, an aviation planner for GDA Engineers presented the fi...

 

Our View: Why we use 'we' editorials

We’ve received some criticism of late for our opinions in this very space, every week. While we expect some of our readers to disagree with us in our thinking, we were surprised to discover that some of our readers don’t believe we should have...

 

Celebrate Dr. Seuss at your local libraries

Each year, communities across America celebrate with the National Education Association’s signature program, NEA’s Read Across America. Working with libraries, schools and community organizations, this program focuses on motivating children and...

 

Letter: Clean up after your pets

Dear Editor, I think it’s wonderful when I see people out walking their dogs. When I walk my dogs I have a “fanny pack” that goes with us that has “poop bags” in it and I clean up after them. On the Green Belt the City has been so kind as...

 

Vaccinations do work

As I don’t have children yet, I’ll probably get a bit of flack for writing this, and that’s OK, but I honestly don’t understand the culture around the anti-vaccination movement. Measles...

 

Hollywood is running out of ideas

One would think in a place like Hollywood, there would be a ton of aspiring screenwriters who have a numerous brilliant ideas that will blow away movie goers. This certainly doesn’t seem to be the...

 

Kynlee Lena Wolfard

Kynlee Lena Wolfard, infant daughter of Gerald and Jamie Wolfard, was born and passed away Feb. 6, 2015 at the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Survivors include her parents Gerald and Jamie Wolfard of Green River; one brother, Joseph Sims of... Full story

 

Lula M. Tanner

Lula M. Tanner, 90, of  Rock Springs, passed away on Thursday at the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County.  A resident of Rock Springs since 1945 and former resident of Green River, Rawlins,... Full story

 

Rob Roy Hamilton

Rob Roy Hamilton, 59, of Green River passed away at Memorial Hospital in Rock Springs Feb. 7, 2015 after a lengthy illness. He was born in Lander on Aug. 24, 1955. The son of Onyx P. Smith and... Full story

 

James "Jim" N. Robey

James "Jim" N. Robey, 81, of Green River, Wyoming passed away on Sunday, February 8, 2015 at his home. A longtime resident of Green River, Wyoming, Mr. Robey died following a lengthy illness. He was... Full story

 
 By David Martin    City    February 11, 2015

Council discusses Charter Ordinance

Despite interest amongst council members, changing the city’s Charter Ordinance might not bring about the changes some councilmen want to make. Last night, the Green River City Council discussed language used in its Charter Ordinance, an ordinance...

 
 By David Martin    City    February 11, 2015

Residents sound off on downtown chimes

With the newly completed renovation at the Clock Tower Park on Flaming Gorge Way, the sound of chimes now echoes throughout downtown Green River. While a physical set of chimes isn’t installed in...

 

Monroe students learn how to deal with bullies

Driving down Monroe Avenue, one can't help but notice a "Bully Free Zone" sign outside of the Monroe Intermediate School sixth-grade campus. The sign made out of red and blue dixie cups was put up las...

 

Nerf Wars raise money for Make-a-Wish

The Green River High School Gymnasium, usually the home of the boys and girls basketball teams, was transformed Monday night into something a little different. Foam barriers, tires and plastic...

 

Winter village displayed all year

For many, Christmas decorations have been put away for a couple of months already, but for one Green River woman some remain up year round. “I don’t take it down,” Barbara Lee said. “It’s...

 

Pool keeps many GR seniors busy

Some have played in leagues, while others just started playing after they retired. The game they play is pool; and almost every day between 9-11 a.m. residents can find these pool players at the...

 

Fishing derby nets numerous burbot

While ice was mostly nonexistent on the Flaming Gorge, it didn't stop more than 100 dedicated anglers from catching hundreds of pounds of burbot. "It was different, I like ice fishing more, but it's...

 

Center to host 4A West

It won’t take long for the new aquatic center at Green River High School to host a major event. The center which opened late last year, will host the 4A West Conference Swim Meet Feb. 13 and 14. “This is really cool. It’s the first time we...

 

Diver fares well at huge meet

In a battle against some of the best competition in the state, the Green River High School swim team had some standout performances at last week’s Gillette Invite. Leading the way for Green River was Keyan Moore who finished an impressive sixth...

 

Green River swimmers strong at home meet

The Green River USA Swim Club hosted their Annual Shiver in the River USA Swim Meet Jan. 16 and 17 at the new Green River Aquatic Center. There were more than 120 swimmers for surrounding areas including Green River, Evanston, Jackson Hole, Kemmerer,...

 

Freshman off to solid start

The future of Green River High School boy’s basketball is looking bright. After undefeated campaigns their seventh and eighth-grade years, the Wolves freshman basketball season has started the...

 

Wolves wrestlers finish third

With just a few weeks before the state tournament in Casper, the Green River High School wrestling team got a chance last weekend to face some of the best teams in Wyoming. The Wolves finished third...

 

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