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Articles from the September 24, 2014 edition

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 By David Martin    County    September 24, 2014

Couple charged in child's death

(Editor’s Note: this story contains information some readers may find unpleasant.) An infant is dead and her parents have been charged with first-degree murder in connection with her death. Last week, Jacob, 26, and Amanda Triplett, 24, were...

 By David Martin    City    September 24, 2014

So long and thanks for all the fun

The youth services desk at the Sweetwater County Library is usually a busy post, even during the school year. Anyone walking by the desk will often see Youth Services Director Ellie Davis working on a...

 By Staff Report    County    September 24, 2014

Fisherman's body found

STAFF REPORT The body of a 69-year-old fisherman who search and rescue volunteers have searched for since the beginning of the month was recently recovered. The fisherman from Riverton, Utah, Charles Darrell Thomas, was missing after an inflatable...

 Opinion    September 24, 2014

Our view: Costly method may work

Our readers might want to file this idea under crazy. But, it might be a viable one. One of the greatest challenges facing Green River is the lack of developable commercial land. Sure, there are a number of places that businesses can use to...

 Opinion    September 24, 2014

Letter: Horse gathering helps the land

Dear Editor, In recent weeks there has been quite the stir regarding the management horse gathering that is being conducted by the Bureau of Land Management. I emphasis the word management as this effort is essential to the health of the landscape...

 Opinion    September 24, 2014

Letter: Reader enjoys archive page

Dear Editor, This week’ s (Sept. 10 edition) Green River Star had an archives page that I enjoyed very much. Six different things reminded me of the past, made me smile, and touched me. I enjoy it more when you put an article from every decade...

 By Pat Horn    Opinion    September 24, 2014

Library can help with canning and recipes

Standing at the kitchen sink, watching the skin peel away from a peach, I remembered my mother doing just this through my growing-up years. My mother’s peaches were a work of art in a Mason jar. Their beauty and delectable taste rivaled the best...

 By Jack H. Smith    Opinion    September 24, 2014

In the mouth of a lion: I'll never set a record

If you walk into the office of the Green River Star, you will see a stack of newspapers from around the western United States on the counter. Each week, I’ll take a look at a few of them to get...

 By David Martin    Business    September 24, 2014

Wyo lotto draws business in Green River

By DAVID MARTIN Editor   A month after sales of Powerball and MegaMillions tickets started in Wyoming, a few Green River businesses are saying the tickets are drawing more customers. Rebecca Eusek, director of the Green River Chamber of Commerce...

 By David Martin    Business    September 24, 2014

Western Wyoming launches new workforce program

Western Wyoming Community College recently launched its work ready community initiative. The initiative strives to see Sweetwater County recognized with an ACT Work Ready Community that recognizes...

 Obituaries    September 24, 2014

Marlin Lee Ford

Marlin Lee Ford, 81, Yuma, Ariz. died Saturday. He was born April 20, 1933 to Leo and Stella Ford. Ford is survived by his wife Helen of Yuma, Ariz., where they have enjoyed spending the last 20 years of their life together. The two were married for... Full story

 Obituaries    September 24, 2014

Caroline M. Flaim

Caroline M. Flaim, 96, passsed away on Sunday, Sept. 21. She was the only child born to Mary Casari Flaim and Louis Flaim on June 9, 1918 in Cambria. She graduated from the Superior High School in 1936. She then attended Steven’s Henager School... Full story

 Obituaries    September 24, 2014

Donald Orville Morgan

Donald Orville Morgan, 44, of Rock Springs passed away in Pinedale Sept. 17. A lifelong resident of Rock Springs, Morgan passed away suddenly. He was born on Oct. 9, 1969 in Rock Springs, the son of... Full story

 Obituaries    September 24, 2014

Henrico "Henry" Lawrence Carson

Henrico "Henry" Lawrence Carson, 82, of Rock Springs passed away Sept. 19, 2014 at Sweetwater County Memorial Hospital after a longterm illness.  He was a longtime resident of Rock Springs and former... Full story

 Obituaries    September 24, 2014

Josephine "Dora" Kelley

Josephine "Dora" Kelley, 74, of Rock Springs, died on Sept. 21, 2014 at her home surrounded by family and friends from a long battle of cancer. She was a longtime resident of Rock Springs for 38... Full story

 By Stephanie Thompson    City    September 24, 2014

Drive-Thru-Flu shots available

Yes. It's that time of the year again. Flu shot time. While most of us tend to cringe at the sound of getting a shot, some think of it as a shot now, no flu later sort of a deal. According to the...

 By Jack H. Smith    City    September 24, 2014

Remembering Jolene: Potter fundraiser set for Oct. 4

By JACK H. SMITH Staff Writer Looking back at her childhood, Cori Potter has fond memories of her sister Jolene Potter. Some of her favorite memories of her older sibling by two years were camping...

 By Stephanie Thompson    People    September 24, 2014

Making bird feeders

The attendance was sparse for a fun event at the Golden Hour Senior Center. On Thursday, only two seniors showed up for the JELLO bird feeder event, but they sure had a good time. Carol Lowell and...

 By Stephanie Thompson    People    September 24, 2014

Raffle to benefit GR coach

On Aug. 16, after a game of golf at a Rock Springs tournament, Danny Collins and his golfing buddies were driving along in a golf cart when a strong gust of wind came up. This is not out of the ordinary, but this gust of wind changed everything for C...

 By Stephanie Thompson    People    September 24, 2014

Experience better than pageant crown

On Aug. 16, after a game of golf at a Rock Springs tournament, Danny Collins and his golfing buddies were driving along in a golf cart when a strong gust of wind came up. This is not out of the...

 By Staff Report    People    September 24, 2014

Photo exhibit on display at CFAC

The current exhibit at the Community Fine Arts Center is the dramatic photography of Utah artist Brett Mosley. A closing reception for the public will be Oct. 4 from 2 -4 p.m. Born 1963 in Ogden, Utah, Mosley’s interest in photography was... Full story

 People    September 24, 2014

Recent births

Ellyse Lynette Hamel Allison Janelle Hamel of Grand Junction, Colo., recently announced the birth of her daughter Ellyse Lynette Hamel. She was born Aug. 23, 2014, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Kimaiah Jo-Lina Lamb Darby Jo Lamb of... Full story

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    September 24, 2014

Lady Wolves excel at home

One month into the season, Green River High School swimming coach Colleen Seiloff is pleased with the progress of her 2014 squad. The steady growth of the team was apparent last Saturday at a multi...

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    September 24, 2014

Givens continues amazing season, team finishes strong

It was another strong week for the Green River High School girl’s cross country team. Competing with three other teams at the Evanston Invite, the Lady Wolves had four runners finish in the top 15 including another strong run from Josie Givens....

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    September 24, 2014

Ladies fight hard against top ranked K.W.

The Green River High School volleyball team showed at times they could play with anybody in the state. In their first two home matches of the season, the Lady Wolves showed many positives despite two losses to the number one and three ranked teams...


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