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Articles from the April 18, 2018 edition

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Castle Rock mends fences

The Sweetwater County Commissioners and members of the Castle Rock Hospital District board decided to put the past behind them and move forward. During the Commissioners meeting Tuesday afternoon,...

 
 By David Martin    City    April 18, 2018

City sells Lincoln tracts

The city is $100,000 richer after selling two tracts of land from the former Lincoln High School Tuesday night. The land was sold to New Peak Construction through a unanimous Council vote, with Gary...

 
 By Staff Report    County    April 18, 2018

Herberger's will close in Rock Springs

Like J.C. Penney, Hastings, K-Mart and Sports Authority before it, Herberger’s in Rock Springs will close its doors. Bon-Ton Stores Inc., which owns Herberger’s, announced on its website Tuesday that the company will wind down operations after a...

 

Sheriff will need to find a way to balance the budget

It’s up to Sweetwater County Sheriff Mike Lowell to balance his budget and determine if he needs to ask for a budget amendment. During the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting Tuesday morning,...

 

Abuse charges filed

A Green River man accused of excessively spanking his stepchild with the belt was charged with felony child abuse. Joshua Gautreaux, 29, appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Richard Lavery... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    City    April 18, 2018

PD seeks unwanted drugs

Residents with unwanted prescription drugs can take them to a drop off box at Smith’s Food and Drug Saturday. The drop off is sponsored by the Green River Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration and takes place from 10 a.m., to 2...

 
 By Staff Report    City    April 18, 2018

2018 county assessments released

Green River’s residents can expect to see the county’s 2018 Notice of Value statements this week. The statements, according to Sweetwater County Assessor David Divis, are what are used to determine property tax statements, which will be mailed... Full story

 

Connie Rae Bromwich

Connie Rae Bromwich, 65, passed away April 11, 2018, at her home. She was a resident of Granger for the past nine years and former resident of South Dakota. Bromwich died following a lengthy illness....

 

Susie Medina

Susie Medina, 52, passed away April 14, 2018, surrounded by family at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah. Medina was a lifelong resident of Green River. She died following a lengthy...

 

Randy Pitt

Randy Pitt, 53, passed away unexpectedly April 9, 2018.  He lived a full life. He was an avid outdoorsman. He loved to hunt, camp, fish, and go boating. Some of the greatest memories Randy's children...

 

Mary Louise Slagowski

Mary Louise Slagowski of Mountain View passed away peacefully April 6, 2018, at home, surrounded by family, at the age of 88. She was born to Orson Chamberlain and Josie Emeline Hallett July 11,...

 

Our View: City pays admin too much

Green River is paying its city administrator too much. This isn’t to say the administrator, Reed Clevenger, isn’t doing a good job. We think he’s done a fine job for Green River in the three years he has worked for the city. However, the pay...

 

Letter: Volunteer for your city

Dear Editor, National Volunteer Week is April 15-21. A “Word on the Street” column in the Rocket Miner, shortly after Christmas, the question was “What can we do to get people more engaged and volunteering in the community?” Here were some of...

 

Pass the bookworm around

Yes. I can fully admit I was and still am a bookworm. Growing up, my family used to tease me because I was usually found with a book in my hand. Whether it be on the couch while everyone else was...

 

Leases threaten Little Mountain

For the past several years, Sweetwater County has requested that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) manage our federal lands in a balanced manner that supports our mineral economy while protecting the open spaces, wildlife and outdoor recreational...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    April 18, 2018

New football coach hired

Green River High School’s football program recruited a head coach with nearly 30 years of experience under his belt. Athletics director Tony Beardsley announced the district selected Marty Wrage to...

 

Lady Wolves continue to struggle

The Green River Lady Wolves soccer team had a tough weekend on the east side of the state and came home with two more losses. On Friday, the Lady Wolves took on Natrona County and lost in double...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    April 18, 2018

Track competes in Cheyenne, Riverton meets

With the unpredictable spring weather causing havoc on the track season throughout the region, and meets canceled or rescheduled to different days, the Green River track team split some of their competitors this past week. A small contingent of the t...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    April 18, 2018

Boys' soccer continues to shine at home

The Green River High School boys soccer team showed they're a force to be reckoned with on the field, earning two more victories and battling a team to a tie during the past week. The Wolves scored a... Full story

 

Kids burn energy indoors

During Kids in Motion, the biggest task a child may have is trying to decide what to do first. With toys, blocks, balls, wedge mats, a trampoline, tumble track balance beam and more, it's tough for a...

 

Students invited to drama boot camp

Those who want to learn the ins and outs of theater will want to sign up for Green River’s drama boot camp. Green River High School’s theater students are hosting a one-day drama boot camp this...

 

Cahal Dunne to perform in Green River

A well-known performer will take the stage for the Sweetwater County Concert Association’s last performance of the 2017-18 season. On Friday, April 27, at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Middle School in Green River, Cahal Dunne, will perform. Dunne, “Irel...

 

Student receives Bigler scholarship

In 2005, the Bigler family and OCI Chemical, predecessor to Ciner Resources, partnered to establish a scholarship to honor Terry A. Bigler and carry on his legacy. The scholarship is intended to help students enrolled at Western Wyoming Community...

 

Register now for the Proud Women of Wyoming retreat

A retreat created to honor Wyoming women and their journeys from the proud moment of Women’s Suffrage in 1869 to the today’s accomplishments has been scheduled. Sweetwater County Travel and Tourism is proud to present the “Proud Wyoming Woman...

 

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