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Summer reading program starts

It’s time to sign up for the Sweetwater County Library System’s summer reading program. Officially, adults and children could stay sign up for the summer reading programs Tuesday, but they may...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    County    May 30, 2018

Candidate filing continues

As filing continues for local and state offices, a number of races have developed for Green River City Council and Sweetwater County Commissioner. The election filing period ends June 1. Green River...

 

School's out for summer

With all of the schools in the county finishing this week, the parks and playgrounds were filled with children. On Friday children could be seen playing on a variety of parks including the skate...

 

Tile game challenges GR seniors

During a friendly game of Mahjong, seniors found out that they didn't need to worry so much about other players as they did the game itself. On Friday, four seniors were trying their luck at Mahjong...

 

Johnnie "Tony" Kettle

Johnnie “Tony” Kettle, 88, passed away Nov. 26, 2017, at Mission at Castle Rock in Green River. He was a lifelong resident of Wyoming. Kettle was born Aug. 13, 1929, in Rock Springs, the son of John E. Kettle and Ester Mullens. He served in the...

 

Stephen Russell Cross

Stephen Russell Cross, 66, passed away May 13, 2018, in Green River. He was born Sept. 27, 1951, in Schenectady, N.Y., to the late Sherman and Marion Cross. Steve spent much of his youth growing up...

 

Gary D. Davis

Gary D. Davis, 78, passed away May 25, 2018, at his home. He was a resident of Rock Springs since 1976 and former resident of Billings, Mont. Davis died following a lengthy illness. He was born in La...

 

Catalina "Katie" Bernal Mares Dominguez

Catalina "Katie" Bernal Mares Dominguez, 89, passed away May 19, 2018, at Mission at Castle Rock in Green River. Dominguez was a longtime resident of Green River she died following a lengthy illness....

 

Adolph Robert "Bob" Porenta

Adolph Robert "Bob" Porenta, 74, of Rock Springs, passed away suddenly May 27, 2018, at his home. He was born Jan. 24, 1944, in Rock Springs, the son of Adolph and Mary Wisniewski  Porenta. He...

 

Stephen Dee Kiehm

Stephen Dee Kiehm, 58, passed away May 23, 2018, at his home in Rock Springs. He was a lifelong resident of Rock Springs. Kiehm was born Sept. 26, 1959, in Rock Springs, the son of Louis Leonord...

 

Nikcole Lee Schmidt

Nikcole Lee Schmidt, 49, of Rock Springs passed away May 27, 2018, at her parents' home in Rock Springs after a lengthy illness. She was born May 4, 1969, in Provo, Utah, the daughter of Phillip...

 

Adolph Cordova Jr.

Adolph Cordova Jr., 77, passed away peacefully Jan. 12, 2018, in Boston. Adolph was born April 9, 1940, to Adolph Cordova Sr., and Rummie Cordova in West Canyon, Colo. He attended schools in Rock...

 

Leigh seeks election in Ward I

A 39-year resident of Green River is seeking election to the Green River City Council in Ward I. Terry Leigh announced his campaign Tuesday in a news release. Leigh, who admits to have not served in a...

 

Puppies rescued from N.M.

In an effort to help save the lives of 20 New Mexico puppies and dogs, the Green River Animal Control officers are hosting an adoption event. For several weeks, the Green River shelter has had few ani...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    May 30, 2018

Honoring their ultimate sacrifice

For many, Memorial Day weekend is the official start to summer. The stream of campers, ATV trailers and vehicles, filled with eager occupants, on their way to the Flaming Gorge and other destinations...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    May 30, 2018

County swimmers take state title

Swimmers from the Sweetwater Aquatics Team earned a state championship earlier this year. The swimmers competed at the 2018 winter championships representing both Green River and Rock Springs. The...

 

Our View: Support should be given

The Sweetwater County Commissioners have no reason not to support horse wagering in Green River and should approve the upcoming request to for their support. The Town Bar and Grill seeks to install both off track horse race wagering and historic...

 

Clarifying words

Dear Editor, I am glad to see the article about the solar farm in the Green River Star. I just wanted to clarify what I said was referring not to the BLM, but to the RSGA (Rock Springs Grazing Association) and Wyoming Game and Fish Department, who...

 

Ready to take on the world

As he proudly walked across the stage ready to receive his diploma, I couldn’t help but wonder what life has in store for him. My youngest son John, 6, took part in his kindergarten gradation last...

 
 By Amanda Cavaz    Opinion    May 30, 2018

A drive to replenish Wyo. blood bank

The Sweetwater County Emergency Responders are hosting the fourth annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive from June 11–14 in both Green River (June 11-12) and Rock Springs (June 13-14). This event is part blood drive, part competition. This year,...

 

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