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Articles from the July 26, 2017 edition

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 By Staff Report    County    July 26, 2017

Brush fire contained

A fire at Little Bitter Creek Road has been contained after burning about 30 acres of land southwest of Rock Springs. According to a media release from the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office, the cause of the day-long fire is under investigation...

 

Unfriendly game leads to prison time

A Green River man will serve time in prison for beating up his wife. Darrel Lee Montez, 42, appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Richard Lavery at a change of plea and sentencing hearing to...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 26, 2017

Bid for governor's office announced

Despite the 2018 primary election being more than a year away, a Sheridan man has already announced his intent to run for Wyoming’s highest office. Bill Dahlin announced his candidacy in a media release sent Tuesday evening. Dahlin created the...

 

Diocese helps PMO's state-wide suicide prevention efforts

The Episcopal Diocese of Wyoming and the Prevention Management Organization of Wyoming are excited to announce a new initiative to promote suicide prevention training across the state. For the past three years, the Diocese and the PMO have worked...

 

Robert Wayne "Bob" Facinelli

Robert Wayne "Bob" Facinelli passed away at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City following a lengthy illness. A longtime resident of Green River and former resident of Rock Springs. He was born O...

 

Nadine Valentine

Nadine Valentine, 94, of Rock Springs, passed away July 22, 2017, at Sage View Care Center. She was born on July 15, 1923, in Norfolk, Neb., the daughter of Olaf Ingamar Grinden and Inez Davis...

 

Richard "Rick" Dean Tyler Jr.

Richard "Rick" Dean Tyler Jr. passed away July 16, 2017, in Green River at the age of 62.   He was born July 10, 1955, in Denver to Richard "Dick" and Ruth Tyler. He was preceded in death by his...

 

Allen Ray Campbell

Allen Ray Campbell, 68, passed away in his home, in Manila, Utah, July 19, 2017, following a lengthy illness.  He was born June, 2, 1949, in Rock Springs to Gene and June Campbell.  Raised on his fa...

 

Kristine Kolczak

Kristine Kolczak, 45, of Rock Springs, passed away July 14, 2017, at her home.   She was born on April 12, 1972, in Gillette, the daughter of Roy and Barbara Jean Swingle Crowder.  Kolczak attended...

 

Janette "Brewer" Bequette

Janette "Brewer" Bequette, 63, of Green River, passed away July 16, 2017, in Salt Lake City.  She was born May 1, 1954, at home in the small mining village of Hersden, Canterbury, Kent, England, the...

 

Gordon Justis

Gordon Justis, 93, of Granger passed away July 20, 2017, at Sage View Care Center.   He was born on July 27, 1923, in Scottsbluff, Neb., the son of Aaron Bunyon Justis and Ivy Gladys Correll Justis....

 

Our View: Volunteer for Green River

It’s difficult to overstate how important a sense of community is to a city like Green River. A community is what makes a location warm and inviting while providing a feeling of safety. A community is, after all, a place where people look our for...

 

Notes from Town Square: Main Street receives accreditation

Green River URA/Main Street has been designated as an accredited Main Street America Community for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by Main Street America. Receiving national accreditation is a prestigious...

 

Love for newspapers continues to grow

I wish I could say, like one of my former coworkers, that my love for newspapers was fostered at a young age, but that simply wouldn’t be true. For me, my love of newspapers grew throughout my life...

 
 By Tom Gagnon    Opinion    July 26, 2017

Old Sarum and Wyoming have a lot in common

Old Sarum, in Wiltshire, England, had seven voters, none of whom lived there, and two seats in the House of Commons. No one had actually lived there for two centuries. Elections were held under a tree in the “Election Acre.” Old Sarum came to be...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    July 26, 2017

A different side of yoga

Standing before a group of students, Molly Wening slowly positions her body and instructs her class to follow her lead. She stretches her left leg forward on the mat while pressing her right knee...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    July 26, 2017

GR's Taylor earns 4th win of his racing season

Zac Taylor was on a mission July 15 at I-76 Speedway in Fort Morgan, Colo., where he dominated to score his fourth win of the season. Taylor won his heat race after starting fourth to open the night. He then led every lap and at times had over half...

 

Juniors win state title

For the first time since 1999, the Green River's 13-15 junior little league team has captured a state title. They're now invited to compete in San Jose, Calif., in the west region tournament. They...

 

Summer programs keep kids busy

Summer classes help keep children learning, being creative and most of all having fun. Each year, the Sweetwater Board of Cooperative Educational Services offers Summer Programs in both Green River...

 

Residents work on picture frames

Although the schedule said the residents were going to make firefly glow jars, they didn't seem to mind switching to another project. Heidi Schuh, Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center...

 

Theater director excited about job

Year after year, the Green River High School Theater Department has put on strong plays and musicals and the new director can’t wait to jump into an already strong program. During the recent...

 

Residents can apply for U.S. Senator internship

U.S. Senator John Barrasso, R-Wyo., is currently accepting applications for internships in his Washington, D.C., and Wyoming offices, for fall 2017. The program, which lasts four months, is designed to give Wyoming’s students a unique opportunity...

 

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