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 By David Martin    City    March 22, 2017

Transfer station moves ahead

The long-discussed transfer station project was approved by the Green River City Council Tuesday night. The project, which was awarded to L.M. Olson, Inc., for $1.97 million, will replace the...

 

Communication under review in murder case

Phone conversations and video visits between a wife and her husband, who is in jail, can be used in court. Jacob Anglesey, 35, a Green River Police officer accused of murdering a two-year-old boy,...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 22, 2017

High flows coming down Green River

The Green River may look a lot higher than usual during the next week. The Fontenelle Dam is schedule to increase flows into the river to mitigate the high amount of water resulting from snowstorms...

 
 By David Martin    County    March 22, 2017

Hospital moves forward weeks after CEO, board resignations

In the weeks following a major shakeup at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County, the employees continue to work on solving problems regarding the hospital’s cash reserves, as well as maintaining...

 

Lyle B. Kofoed

Lyle B. Kofoed, 85, passed away March 12, 2017 after a brief illness.  He was the son of Clarence Henry Kofoed and Grace Baird Kofoed.  Lyle grew up in Weston/Preston area of Idaho and graduated...

 

Anthony "Tony" E. Lewis

Anthony "Tony" E. Lewis, 63, of Green River passed away March 13, 2017, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. He was a lifelong resident of Green River.  Lewis was born July 20, 1953, in Arcadia...

 

Our View: Foundation shouldn't lose pledges

With all that has happened regarding Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County, one of the areas not impacted is its most important service, healthcare, and shouldn’t impact donations given to its foundation. During her presentation to the board two...

 
 By Mike Enzi    Opinion    March 22, 2017

Supreme Court needs a judge who understands the West

Last month President Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to be America’s next Supreme Court Justice. He is an admirable choice, not only because of his unquestionable legal experience, but because of his knowledge and understanding of the West....

 

Notes from Town Square: Flood questions and answers

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) was created in 1968 with the passing of the National Flood Insurance Act for the purposes of: guiding development away from flood hazard areas; requiring stricter construction standards for new and...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    March 22, 2017

Soccer teams lose first games of season

The season didn't start well for either Green River High School soccer team. Both teams, taking on Cheyenne Central and Cheyenne East over the weekend, took two losses. For the boys, Cheyenne East def...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    March 22, 2017

GRHS track team starts season in Utah

With 35 teams from Wyoming, Utah and Idaho and over 1,000 athletes competing, the Wolves kicked of their 2017 outdoor track season this past weekend. According to head track coach Dan Hansen, the weather was perfect 70 plus degrees and the kids got...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    March 22, 2017

Hall of fame committee seeks nominations

It’s a group representing both the cream of the crop in Green River High School athletics and many individuals who earned great success after their high school years. The school district’s athletics office now seeks recommendations to add to this...

 

Fun had at scavenger hunt

Seniors at the Golden Hour Senior Center were trying their luck of the Irish during a St. Patrick's Day scavenger hunt. Last Thursday, seniors who wanted to participate in the hunt were given a list...

 

Twelve kids qualify for nationals

The Green River High School Speech and Debate Team took all the sweepstakes awards available at the district tournament. The team not only took the overall sweepstakes award, but speech, debate and Co...

 

Community supports family through donations

A community continues to rally around the family impacted by a tragic accident. With the deaths of two Green River residents, who were hit after a vehicle drove through their house, residents are tryi...

 

Monroe Intermediate School honor rolls

Monroe Intermediate School recently released its third-quarter honor roll. Students making the fifth-grade honor roll are Ammon Adams, Adara Akin, Christopher Allee, Travis Archibald, Asher Austin, Terryn Avery, Mya Bangert, Tierra Bargeron, Raelee...

 

Lincoln Middle School honor rolls

Lincoln Middle School recently released its third quarter honor roll. Students making the seventh-grade honor roll are Genesis Anderson, Jonus Aragon, Alex Atkinson, Alexa Barajas, Addee Beardsley, Allison Brown, Megan Counts, Allysa Cudney,...

 

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