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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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 
 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...

 

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...

 

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....

 
 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...

 

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