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Articles from the April 19, 2017 edition

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 By David Martin    City    April 19, 2017 

Lincoln tracts hearing set

The two remaining tracts of land where old Lincoln High School was once located will be the subject of a public hearing May 16. Tuesday night, the city Council approved a request to host a public...

 By David Martin    County    April 19, 2017 

County may initiate hiring freeze

With the Sweetwater County Commissioners asking county agencies to cut their budget requests by 10 percent, other means of keeping costs down during the next fiscal year are being investigated. One of...

 By Stephanie Thompson    County    April 19, 2017 

Former CEO seeks nearly $600,000

The former CEO of Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County is suing the hospital and its board of trustees claiming he did not resign, but was terminated under an unlawful board. Gerald Klein filed the...

 By David Martin    City    April 19, 2017 

Woman accused of cutting ear

An Idaho woman is accused of slicing a man’s ear with a knife during an altercation in Green River over the weekend. Lexie Coziah, 57, of Lewisville, Idaho, was arrested and charged with aggravated...

 By Staff Report    County    April 19, 2017 

Hospital opens clinic Monday

Staff report Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County will open its new clinic in Rock Springs Monday, which will house physicians practicing family medicine and occupational medicine. The clinic is located at 3000 College Hill in Rock Springs. The...

 Obituaries    April 19, 2017 

Todd Gardner Newcomb

Todd Gardner Newcomb, 44, passed away April 17, 2017, in Hoboken, Ga.  Todd was born Aug. 15, 1972, in New Rochelle, N.Y., to the late George Lee Newcomb II and Candace Cease Newcomb. While in New...

 Obituaries    April 19, 2017 

Martin Chestine

Martin Chestine, 98, of Rock Springs, passed away April 14, 2017, at his home. A longtime resident of Rock Springs and former resident of California, Chestine had been in ill health for the past six...

 Obituaries    April 19, 2017 

Ryan Russell Pulley

Ryan Russell Pulley died in Rock Springs April 11, 2017. He was born Oct. 26, 1979, to Roger and Bonnie Pulley. He graduated high school in 1998 and attended WyoTech, graduating in 1999 with an...

 Obituaries    April 19, 2017 

Beth Rhodes Wood

Beth Rhodes Wood, 100, passed away April 15, 2017, while living at Deer Trail Assisted Living in Rock Springs with family members by her side. She had been a Rock Springs resident for the past two...

 Opinion    April 19, 2017 

OUr View: Delegation should host town halls

We appreciate members of Wyoming’s delegation to Washington D.C., coming to Sweetwater County during the congressional break, but we think more could have been done to give residents a chance to voice their thoughts about what should be done in...

 By David Martin    Opinion    April 19, 2017 

Youtube's endless sea of weirdness, part 2

Youtube can best be described as an endless ocean of bottled messages, floating along until someone comes along, picks one up and reads it. With an estimated 819,417,600 hours of content hosted on... Full story

 By Rebecca Eusek    Opinion    April 19, 2017 

Notes from Town Square: Pride in Green River

The Green River Chamber is excited to announce our brand new “Shop Green River” campaign. The idea was formed through the chamber’s Business Development and Retention committee to encourage Green River pride and entice people to shop locally. A...

 By Stephanie Thompson    Sports    April 19, 2017 

Lady Wolves win 2 more at home

Back-to-back wins should give the Green River High School Lady Wolves Soccer Team the momentum they need to keep winning. During the Natrona County game, the Lady Wolves came out on top 6-3. "The...

 By David Martin    Sports    April 19, 2017 

Legislature hurts athletes

Blaming Sweetwater County School District No. 2 for the elimination of four activities in the high school’s athletics calendar is unfair. The district, having its hand forced by a state legislative... Full story

 By Pete Rust    Sports    April 19, 2017 

Wolves successful at Evanston, Utah track meets

This past Thursday the Green River Track team traveled west to take on a familiar group of opponents as they competed against all the Southwest Wyoming teams at Evanston. There were two double winners for both the girls and the boys as sprinter, juni...

 By Stephanie Thompson    People    April 19, 2017 

Dance could leave lasting impression

Head Start students and their families had a great time at a formal dance hosted just for them. On March 30, Head Start hosted a formal dance in Rock Springs for all of its students and more than 50... Full story

 By Stephanie Thompson    People    April 19, 2017 

Fun Earth Day event scheduled

To celebrate Earth Day, the city of Green River is hosting an environmental celebration. On Friday, residents are encouraged to stop by Expedition Island and the pavilion between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.... Full story

 By David Martin    People    April 19, 2017 

Resident elected to head Democrats

Wyoming’s Democrats decided new leadership is needed and chose a Rock Springs resident to head up the state party. Two weeks ago, Joe Barbuto was elected chair of the Wyoming Democratic Party...