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Articles from the March 7, 2018 edition

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Letter: More good people with guns needed

Dear Editor, The big Feb. 14, Florida mass school shooting (and previous several), show that too many good people are helpless against determined deviants and killers. They are unarmed, untrained for any defense and essentially naked and afraid. Help...

 

Letter: Sportsmen, residents should voice WSA thoughts

Dear Editor, As a sportsman, I appreciate the rich opportunities experience the solitude, challenge and sense of tradition that Sweetwater County’s wild public lands and waters provide. The opportunities to cast fly to surfacing cutthroat trout in...

 

Chelation is dangerous treatment for autism

Almost exactly 20 years ago, British doctor Andrew Wakefield caused a sensation with a now notorious article in a respectable medical journal. The article claimed a link between childhood autism and the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine. The...

 

Our View: Where are the pitchforks and torches?

In the wake of the tragic Florida school shooting that resulted in the deaths of 17 people, discussion about gun control and the Second Amendment have again dominated discussions. However, for all the proposed solutions, one comment from President...

 
 By Amanda Benson    City    March 7, 2018

Museum features butcher's handsaw

Did you know that March 1 is National Pig Day and March 7 is National Crown Roast of Pork Day? It only seems fitting for March’s Artifact of the Month to be a handsaw used in a butcher’s shop. The saw is linked to Salt Lake City, but this saw...

 
 By Deb Sutton    County    March 7, 2018

MHSC pregnancy clinic brings peace of mind

Meagan Sheesley wants what most mothers want — happy, healthy children. Now in her second trimester, she also wants peace of mind. That can be difficult to obtain when your pregnancy is considered high risk. Tears came to her eyes Feb. 6 as she...

 

Alice Balog

Alice Balog, 90, of Pinedale, passed away Feb. 21, 2018, at Mesquite View Regional Hospital, in Mesquite, Nev. She was a resident of Pinedale and former resident of Rock Springs. She was born in Rock... Full story

 

Harold Solomon Baugh

Harold Solomon Baugh, 69, passed away Feb., 10, 2018, at his home in Green River, surrounded by his family. He was a resident of Wyoming for the past 26 years and was a former resident of Elko, Nev.,...

 

Jack Nathan Gunyan Sr.

Jack Nathan Gunyan Sr., 89, of Rock Springs, passed away March 6, 2018, at his home surrounded by family. He was a lifelong resident of Rock Springs. Gunyan died following a lengthy illness. He was b...

 

Jase Kaede Jacobson

Jase Kaede Jacobson, 16, passed away March 1, 2018, near Pinedale. He was born to Jed and Nicol Jacobson Jan. 12, 2002, in Salt Lake City. He attended Green River High School and Pinedale High...

 

Dane "Hulk" Edward Westmoreland

Dane "Hulk" Edward Westmoreland, 32, died at his home in Las Vegas, March 2, 2018. He was born Dec. 7, 1985, in Broken Arrow, Okla. He was a graduate of Cottonwood High School in Salt Lake City. Dane...

 

Crowd attends county hearing

It was standing room only at the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting Tuesday morning when residents and organizational leaders from across the state let the Commissioners know how they felt about...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 7, 2018

Another stab at Green River water

Aaron Million is at it again. Speaking to the Green River City Council Tuesday night, Richard Mathey, a member of Communities Protecting the Green, said Million has revised a pipeline project that...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 7, 2018

Resident warns of mail scam

At first glance, it looked legitimate. A USPS priority envelope Green River resident Linda Fitzgerald received contained a check for $994 made out to her name and a sheet of instructions for what...

 

Phone photos lead to charges

A man who asked his girlfriend to send him photos is now facing two felony charges. Jacob Ariel Allen, 19, of Green River recently appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Richard Lavery for an...

 
 By David Martin    County    March 7, 2018

Support shown for WSAs

A public hearing Tuesday wasn’t the only opportunity for people to comment about how the county commissioners should address the 13 Wilderness Study Areas within Sweetwater County. During the past...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    March 7, 2018

Boys lose close 58-56 game to Natrona County Thursday

The Wolves won't be going to State this weekend. The boys basketball team lost their first-round game against Natrona County High School Thursday in Jackson. In their second straight defeat by the...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    March 7, 2018

High school's indoor track season ends in Gillette

Traveling to Gillette with 18 other teams from throughout the state, 22 members of the Green River High School indoor track teams took part in the final indoor track meet of the season, the State Indoor Track Championships. In the team standings,...

 

Lady Wolves end b-ball season winless in 4A conference play

The Lady Wolves season ended in Jackson at the regional tournament when the team lost its first game. On Thursday the Green River High School Lady Wolves took on Natrona County and knew they had to wi...

 

Wildcard given to GR civics group

Students in the high school’s “We the People” program are trying to raise enough money to pay for a trip to Washington D.C., to compete on a national level. Erin Freeman, Green River High...

 

Seventeen picked for Green River state team

With the regular season behind them, the Green River High School Speech and Debate team will set its sights on state. This weekend, 17 students representing the GRHS Speech and Debate team will attend...

 

Speech and debate team takes 1st place at two meets

In a dominant fashion, the Green River High School Speech and Debate Team came home with two first-place trophies. The team recently traveled to Greybull and Worland to compete in a couple of smaller...

 

Laurel "Laurie" Lee Kerns

Laurel "Laurie" Lee Kerns, 63, of Rock Springs, passed away March 1, 2018 at Sage View Care Center surrounded by her family. She was a resident of Rock Springs, for 39 years and former resident of...

 

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