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Articles from the March 1, 2017 edition

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Snow removal continues in GR

It's been about a week since 20 inches of snow dumped on Green River and the city is still trying to dig the community out. Streets supervisor Randy Koloff said this past Thursday and Friday were...

 

Lela Maxine Gregory Gosar

Lela Maxine Gregory Gosar, 83, of Green River; a remarkable, one-of-a-kind person took her final eternal journey, surrounded by her family at her home in Green River Thursday, March 2, 2017. She was...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    March 1, 2017

Wrestlers take state title

Despite falling to Natrona County High School in a close, second-place finish at regionals, the Green River High School's grapplers were able to dig deep and leave Casper as back-to-back state...

 
 By David Martin    County    March 1, 2017

Former Sublette Co. sheriff found guilty

By DAVID MARTIN Editor A former Sublette County Sheriff was found guilty of four charges filed against him as a result of actions he took immediately following his election in 2014. According to the...

 
 By Staff Report    City    March 1, 2017

Scammers claim to work with sheriff

County residents may get a call from someone seeking donations and claiming to be from the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office, but the caller is a swindler according to the sheriff’s office. In a media release issued Wednesday, Sheriff Mike...

 
 By Staff Report    City    March 1, 2017

Lucky ticket bought in GR

A Powerball ticket purchased at Maverik turned out to be a $100,000 payday for a lucky Mills resident. Curtis Reid purchased the ticket Feb. 21 while in Green River. Reid is a truck driver for Food Bank of the Rockies, a program supplying food to foo...

 

A few hours stuck on I-80

Snowfall last Thursday made for an unusual day for residents of Sweetwater County. Snow accumulation and terrible road conditions were anything but typical. Since I drive back and forth between Green...

 

Letter:HB 271 is very bad for Wyoming

Dear Editor, This bill, which would allow private game farming of greater sage grouse, is both misguided and dangerous to our Wyoming lifestyle. The most damaging provision would be the loss of Wyoming’s legacy of disallowing the privatization of...

 

Notes from Town Square: More tips for successful construction

In the Feb. 15 article “Notes from Town Square: Tips for a Successful Construction Project, Part One,” we discussed the initial steps for a successful construction project including planning your project and selecting your contractor. We will...

 

Airport is important to area

Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport plays a critical role in fostering business and economic growth in Southwest Wyoming with over $31 million in annual economic output. The airport handled more than 1.2 million pounds of cargo, 16,600 aircraft...

 

Clarifications sought about Medicare issues

Over the past few months, these columns have raised plenty of questions about Medicare, present and future, and I’ve received many responses to those questions from readers. Today’s column addresses some of readers’ concerns about Medicare, a...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    March 1, 2017

Swimmers take 5th at state swim meet

The Green River High School Boys Swimming and Diving Team had one of its best showings at a state swim meet last weekend, according to head coach Colleen Seiloff. The Wolves took fifth, but were in a...

 

Girls lose 2 on the road

It was another rough weekend for the Green River High School Lady Wolves basketball team. The Lady Wolves played their last two regular-season conference games and lost both of them, taking them to...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    March 1, 2017

Boys seek end to losing streak

Coming into regionals this week on a six game losing streak, the Green River High School Boys Basketball Team need a win to keep their dreams of going to the state tournament alive. Otherwise, the...

 

Team gets ready for final tourney

The Green River High School Speech and Debate Team is preparing for its final regular-season tournament. This past weekend the team was scheduled to attend the Greybull Tournament, but due to weather...

 

Births for the week of March 1

Haivynn Journey Kent Reagan and Bryton Kent of Rock Springs recently announced the birth of their daughter Haivynn Journey Kent. She was born Jan. 21, 2017, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Alizaria May Hinton Daymon Hinton and Alexis...

 

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