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Articles from the May 10, 2017 edition

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 By David Martin    Business    May 10, 2017

Credit union buys bank

A local credit union recently purchased a Green River-based bank, resulting in a credit union with more than $218 million in assets. Trona Valley Community Federal Credit Union purchased State Bank...

 
 By David Martin    City    May 10, 2017

Plans for Taco Bell reviewed

¡Yo quiero Taco Bell! Green River residents may get the chance to quote the Taco Bell Chihuahua soon as plans for the restaurant have been submitted to the city’s community development office. The...

 

Water project impacts trees

It may have been a while since plans were formed to put in a new water line from Green River to Rock Springs, but the project is now underway. With construction starting, residents on Railroad...

 

Unknown soldier given a resting place

A soldier, whose remains were found near Green River in the 1980s was finally put to rest last Wednesday. According to Dana L. Pertermann, Western Wyoming Community College associate professor of...

 
 By Staff Report    City    May 10, 2017

Person harms self at District Court hearing

An unidentified inmate of the Sweetwater County Detention Center attempted to harm himself during a court hearing in Green River Friday morning. According to a media release from the sheriff’s office, the incident occurred in Judge Nena James’...

 

Our View: The city needs to privatize

Discussion Tuesday night amongst the Green River City Council caused us to realize the future of affordable garbage service in Green River is in privatizing it. This isn’t a knee-jerk reaction to a slick sales pitch, but a realization after...

 

Notes from Town Square: Trees will be replaced

You may be aware that the trees near the Depot are being removed. Here is some information on how and why this decision was made. In late 2013, the city of Rock Springs approached the city of Green River about the alignment of one of their proposed s...

 

Government proposes cutting support for Meals on Wheels

Federal funding for meals on wheels is on the chopping block. The Trump administration budget blueprint released in March calls for the elimination of two federal block grants:  That’s money the federal government gives the states for social...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    May 10, 2017

Game will decide Wolves' season

It's do or die time for the Green River High School Boys Soccer Team. In their upcoming game against Jackson Thursday at Kelly Walsh, a victory will advance the Wolves to the state tournament in Caspe...

 

Lady Wolves secure a state tourney spot

The Green River High School Lady Wolves Soccer team secured a spot at the state tournament when they clinched the second-seed spot in the Southwest 4A conference. Last weekend, the Lady Wolves finishe...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    May 10, 2017

Track readies for upcoming regional meet

On May 2, the more experienced competitors and top qualifiers for State headed North to Casper for the Casper Classic. Generally referred to as The Best of The Best, top qualifiers regardless of their division compete against each other, since at sta...

 

Sandra "Sandy" Louise Mitchell

Sandra "Sandy" Louise Mitchell passed away peacefully at home May 8, 2017, surrounded by family and friends.  Sandy was born an identical twin Aug. 27, 1957, 6 minutes after her sister Cynthia. She...

 

Margaret JoAnn Wright

Margaret JoAnn Wright, 75, of Rock Springs, passed away May 2, 2017, at Mission at Castle Rock in Green River. A longtime resident of Rock Springs, Wright died following a lengthy illness.  She was...

 

James "Jim" A. Rafferty

James "Jim" A. Rafferty, Jr., 62, passed away April 9, 2017, in Denver. Jim was born March 4, 1955, in Rock Springs, the son of Beverly L. and James A. Rafferty, Sr. He served in the U.S. Army for...

 

Peter John Radman

Peter John Radman, 90, of Rock Springs, passed away May 3, 2017, at Salt Lake Regional Hospital in Utah.   He was born on July 7, 1926 in Oakland, Calif., the son of Patrick and Elizabeth Slakich Rad...

 

Thomas Guy Ames

Thomas Guy Ames was born Jan. 10, 1943, to Thomas “Patrick” and Helen Ames in Greybull. Raised in Cody and Midland, Texas, Tom graduated High School in Midland, Texas, with the class of 1961. He attended college at Texas A&M where he learned vet...

 

Inez Eva Arellano

Inez Eva Arellano, 59, passed away May 8, 2017, at her home. A longtime resident of Rock Springs, she died following a lengthy illness. She was born on May 23, 1957, in Rawlins, the daughter of Tony...

 
 By David Martin    People    May 10, 2017

Library celebrates Star Wars

The "Star Wars" film franchise is one of the most enduring pop culture icons in cinema history. The original story of a young farm boy who goes off to become a Jedi and fight the evil galactic empire...

 

Local veterans receive medals

In a packed room, Korean War Veterans and their families gathered together to reflect on the war and to receive a peace medal. According to Doug Uhrig of the Wyoming Veterans Commission, the Korean...

 
 By Staff Report    People    May 10, 2017

Police department plans junior academy

County residents between the ages of 12 and 17 have a chance to see how the Green River Police Department operates. The department will host its Junior Citizen’s Academy June 6-9 from 8 a.m., to 5 p.m., and will accept applications to the academy...

 

Luzmoor, Melo announce upcoming marriage

Milena Andrea Melo and Mark Phillip Luzmoor, together with their parents David and Mireya Melo and Phillip and Kathy Luzmoor, recently announced their engagement and upcoming marriage, which will...

 

Births for the week of May 10

Zairian Dalton James Mariah Schneider and Chase James of Rock Springs recently announced the birth of their son Zairian Dalton James. He was born April 21, 2017, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Delta Mae Hower Mark and Leslie Hower of...

 

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