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 By David Martin    City    May 31, 2017

Fontenelle releases increase

More water is coming from the Fontenelle Dam as releases were increased to 8,500 cubic feet per second Wednesday. Prior to the increase, releases from the dam amounted to 7,500 cfs. The increased flow...

 

Anglesey to request bond reduction

An officer accused of murdering a 2-year-old boy is asking the court to reduce his bond. Jacob Anglesey, 35, a Green River Police officer, who is charged with first-degree murder, is scheduled to appe...

 
 By David Martin    City    May 31, 2017

Private collection could save money

The Green River City Council will have a major decision to make in regards to if it will continue offering residential solid waste services or if it will franchise the business to private industry. ...

 

John "Brownie" Majhanovich

John "Brownie" Majhanovich, 94, of Rock Springs, passed away May 24, 2017 surrounded by his family. A lifelong resident of Rock Springs Majhanovich died peacefully surrounded by his loving family....

 

Brenda Jo Kempton Barney

Brenda Jo Kempton Barney, 50, of Green River, passed away May 24, 2017, at her home following a brief illness. She was a resident of Green River for the past 42 years and former resident of Utah. She...

 

Larry Pete Gomez

Larry Pete Gomez, 43, passed away May 11, 2017, in Salt Lake City. He was born Oct. 21, 1973, in Rock Springs, the son of Pete Gomez Jr. and Debra Steigman. He attended schools in Washington State...

 

James Wilhelm Keller

James Wilhelm Keller was born June 23, 1940 to Ecil Anna Vivian Barbee and Benjamin Keller in Cody. He attended Elementary School in Thermopolis and High School in Cody. On Dec.13, 1959, he enlisted...

 

Our View: Not like the national media

Many readers have no doubt heard about newly-elected Montana governor Greg Gianfonte “body slamming” a reporter from UK-based news organization The Guardian. Regardless of where individual opinions lie with what happened, one thing we can all...

 
 By Holden Wright    Opinion    May 31, 2017

Notes from Town Square: Spring construction in GR

Spring has sprung, and with the change of weather comes a new slate of construction projects throughout the City of Green River. Several Sixth Penny projects are currently active in the city. This includes the completion of Second South Street, the...

 

Elderly may see drastic cuts in Medicaid, Medicare services

Older Americans may be in for a rough ride if the changes Washington politicians are considering come to pass. Because good, explanatory journalism is in short supply and TV shouting matches don’t tell you much, I decided to use this space to discu...

 

Seniors enjoy laid back pool playing

It was a quiet Friday morning at the Golden Hour Senior Center's pool room. Usually, one could here the sound of men joking with each other and laughing before entering the pool room. For some...

 

Moving on to bigger and better things

The children are all lined up in a row on both sides of the gym waiting for their next set of instructions. They are obviously excited about performing in front of the crowd. Some are jumping up and...

 

Studio opens after a fire burnt last one

Mosaic artist Gregory Gaylor is opening his studio to the public on June 3 from noon to 5 p.m. The studio is at 813 Muir Ave. in Rock Springs. New artwork as well as a few older pieces will be on display. Former Green River resident and artist Peter...

 

Library system kicks off summer program, events

It’s time for Summer Reading at the Sweetwater County libraries. Every summer, the libraries host the Summer Reading Program to encourage children to read throughout the summer while they’re not in school. Signups for the program, which has the...

 

All-State, All-Conference soccer players named

Three Green River Lady Wolves Soccer players were named to All-Conference and one was named to All-State last week. Head coach Tracy Wyant said the Lady Wolves usually have five to as many as eight...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    May 31, 2017

Trail Day at FMC Park planned for Saturday

Mountain bike enthusiasts from throughout the county will have a chance to ride with guided tours of the Wilkins Peak Trail System Saturday morning at FMC Park. The Sweetwater Mountain Biking...

 

Arctic fish stocked in southwest Wyo. ponds

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department recently stocked Arctic grayling in southwest Wyoming, providing anglers an opportunity to catch this unique fish. Artic grayling were stocked in Kemmerer Community Pond, Lower UP Ice Pond near Evanston, Rock...

 

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