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Articles from the June 7, 2017 edition

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 By David Martin    City    June 7, 2017

Rate hike dies Tues. night

A proposed solid waste rate increase died Tuesday night when the Green River City Council decided not to make a motion for its approval. The increase, according to city documents, would have...

 

Man accused of using bar in attack

A man accused of hitting another man in the head with a metal bar claims he thought he was being kidnapped. Lucas Chidester, 22, of Green River, appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Nena...

 
 By David Martin    County    June 7, 2017

Castle Rock wants on rotation

Castle Rock Hospital District wants its ambulance service part of Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County’s transport rotation to help offset the ambulance service’s losses. During a meeting to dis...

 
 By David Martin    County    June 7, 2017

Museum plans commemoration

The 150th anniversary of Sweetwater County’s founding takes place in December and the Sweetwater County Historical Museum seeks to commemorate the milestone at the county courthouse. Speaking to the...

 

Mosquito control efforts begin in Green River

The City of Green River has commenced efforts to control mosquito populations in town. Over the next few days, city personnel will be spraying in areas of the city using a truck mounted ultra-low volume aerosol sprayer. Spraying is scheduled to...

 

Barbara R. Kezele

Barbara R. Kezele, 85, of Rock Springs passed away June 1, 2017, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County.   She was born on Jan. 29, 1932, in Ransom, Ill., the daughter of Charles M. White and...

 

David Brian Gillespie

David Brian Gillespie, 54, of Rock Springs passed away June 4, 2017. He had been a lifelong resident of Rock Springs and Green River.  He was born Feb. 13, 1963, in Butte, Mont., the son of William...

 

John Fredrick Fish

John Fredrick Fish, 58, of Rock Springs, passed away, June 4, 2017, in Mountain View. He was a resident of Rock Springs for 23 years and former resident of Magna, Utah. He was born July 14, 1958, in S...

 

Margaret Williams Evans

Margaret Williams Evans was born Feb. 2 1917, to Clyde Williams and Annie (Judd) Williams in Grantsville, Utah. She passed away June 1, 2017, peacefully, in Rock Springs. She was the third oldest of...

 

Dean D. Domson

Dean D. Domson, 46, died May 27, 2017, at the University of Utah Trauma 1 Center as a result of a motorcycle accident that occurred on May 20, 2017.  Dean was a gifted artist. He received his...

 

Our View: Hospital agreement benefits GR

Green River’s residents stand to benefit from a potential affiliate agreement between Castle Rock Hospital District and Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County and we’re happy to see the two healthcare organizations taking the first steps in...

 
 By Lu Sweet    Opinion    June 7, 2017

Lifelong Learning: Bringing successful leadership

I read an article in the Athletic Business magazine, from April 2017, entitled, “Commonsense tips for Successful Leadership” by Don Schumacher. Schumacher is the recently retired Executive Director of the National Association of Sports...

 

Letter: Green River as I seen it in 1943

Dear Editor, The main highway 30 ran straight through town. There were no tunnels by passing town. There was a great high school, Lincoln High, gymnasium and track and football field now demolished. The main street was lined with trees, green lawns,...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    June 7, 2017

Bicyclists flock to trails

During a cool Saturday morning, groups of bicyclists converged at Scotts Bottom Nature Area for an early summer ride through the Wilkins Peak Trail System. Most came from the Rock Springs and Green...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    June 7, 2017

Competition heats up at speedway

Racing came hard and fast at Sweetwater Speedway during the Memorial Day Weekend. The first races of the year brought racers and fans from Utah, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado and Wyoming together for three days of racing. Starting the show May...

 

Many quilts displayed

No two quilts were alike. More than 50 of them were hanging from the ceiling on display, yet they were all unique in their own way. On Friday and Saturday the Island Pavilion was transformed into a gr...

 

Center receives sizable donation

Thanks to a $3,000 grant from the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation, the Sweetwater County Child Developmental Center will purchase much needed technology for teachers. “I can’t thank the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation enough for the generous dona...

 

Memorial scholarship given to WWCC student

In 2005, the Bigler family and OCI Chemical, predecessor to Ciner Resources, partnered to establish a scholarship to honor Terry A. Bigler and to carry on his legacy. The scholarship is intended to help students enrolled at Western Wyoming Community...

 

Births for the week of June 7

Avery Kree Gradert Travis and Allyson Gradert of Green River recently announced the birth of their Avery Kree Gradert. He was born on May 14, 2017, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Kale Royal-Jace Lewis Kolten Lewis and Taylor Skinner of Gr...

 

Senior center hosts flea market

The weather couldn't have been more perfect for the Golden Hour Senior Center's Flea Market Saturday morning. The sun was shining, it was near 70 degrees with a light breeze; and people responded....

 

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