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 By David Martin    Business    May 10, 2017

Credit union buys bank

A local credit union recently purchased a Green River-based bank, resulting in a credit union with more than $218 million in assets. Trona Valley Community Federal Credit Union purchased State Bank...

 

Local Harley-Davidson dealership earns award

Flaming Gorge Harley-Davidson in Green River received the prestigious Platinum Bar and Shield Circle of Distinction Award for 2016, an award given to the top six dealerships in the U.S. “This is the highest award we give to our dealers,” Mike...

 

Ryan Scott named on advisor list

Edward Jones financial advisor Ryan Scott of Rock Springs has been named to Barron’s magazine’s annual list of “America’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors, State by State.” Scott has served area investors for the past 16 years. “This is a...

 

Union shows support for better Tata contract

Union members from United Steel Workers local 15320 Showed their support for a fair contract Thursday afternoon. Approximately 70 union members and their supporters gathered near the intersection of W... Full story

 

Coffee shop to give one jitters

Locally-loved drive-thru coffee shop Java Connection got the "Jitters" recently. This bustling business has a new owner and a face lift. Susan Murphy reopened the coffee shop Feb. 27, as Jitters. In...

 

Guild Mortgage Company opens in GR

A Guild Mortgage Company branch opened up its doors at 541 E. Flaming Gorge Way with a ribbon cutting March 29. Green River resident Miranda Barrett decided to open up the branch location in Green Riv...

 

Serving GR since 2006

Small businesses that stand the test of time in Green River have truly proven the loyalty of its Green River patrons. Get Real Coffee regularly brings in customers from Green River, Rock Springs, and...

 

GR business known for ice cream

Some may like the ice cream, while some might enjoy the burgers, but one thing proven by their sales is, Green River loves its Arctic Circle. Green River's Arctic Circle sold approximately 15,000...

 

Hitching Post Restaurant opens saloon

A step through the saloon door exposes seven months of hard, labor intensive work taken on by The Hitching Post restaurant and saloon owner, Jeff Stout and two of his friends. "It was a very bold and...

 

OCI sale to Ciner Group complete

OCI completed the sale of its 73 percent stake in OCI Resources LP Oct. 26, according to a press release issued by the company. Earlier this year, OCI announced it would sell its stake to Istanbul, Turkey-based company Ciner Enterprises Inc. for...

 

Tolly's Coffee now open

There is once again a coffee shop on Flaming Gorge Way. Tolly's Coffee opened its doors not too long ago, on Sept. 21. Tolly's Coffee's owner, Susan Taliaferro Hehr is not new in town, nor is she new...

 
 By David Martin    Business    July 15, 2015

Businesses supply goods at event

High school-aged competitors aren’t the only people to have flocked to the Carl T. Williams Shooting Range this week. A couple of hard-working entrepreneurs set up booths to provide food and drink...

 
 By Olivia Kennah    Business    July 8, 2015

GR Business has ground-breaking ceremony

By OLIVIA KENNAH Staff Writer The business park on Commerce Drive will finally reach its potential with the help of Desert View Eye Care. Desert View Eye Care had its ground breaking ceremony July 1 for a new and improved office. Mayor Pete Rust...

 

New business brings vapor to GR

There is a new business in town, Vape 307, located at 340 E. Flaming Gorge Way. Vape 307 meets the rising electronic cigarette needs for Green River residents and others alike, selling mods, e-cigerattes and juices. “We sell anything vape...

 
 By Staff Report    Business    April 8, 2015

Tronox completes FMC buy

The world’s largest trona mine is no longer part of FMC. It’s now Tronox Alkali. Tronox and FMC announced the two companies completed the sale of the mine west of Green River April 1 in joint media releases. “The combination of Tronox and...

 
 By David Martin    Business    April 1, 2015

NFI brings new 3D breast cancer imaging to county

New Frontier Imaging in Rock Springs is in the midst of introducing a new mammography technique that will improve cancer detection rates in breast cancer screenings. Digital tomosynthesis, or 3D breast imaging, will be introduced to the county...

 

County museum shop offers local products

While most tend to visit the Sweetwater County Historical Museum to glimpse artifacts pertaining to the county’s history, visitors can also find unique and one-of- a-kind gifts within its gift shop. According to Ruth Lauritzen, director of the...

 

Gift certificates keep money local

While many gift givers might be tempted to buy a store-specific gift card or gift certificate for an online app store as a stocking stuffer, the local chambers of commerce are offering a program to keep that holiday gift money within Sweetwater...

 

Bakery offers wide range of treats

From baked goods to dog treats, residents can find gift ideas and tasty treats at the Daily Knead bakery on Flaming Gorge Way. Having been open for the past four years, the bakery offers its customers baked goods made daily and is willing to take up...

 

Restaurant closes Friday

In a sign of how the needs of travelers have changed, Little America is closing its restaurant and gift shop, citing more traffic to its travel centers as a deciding factor. “Unfortunately, what’s happened here is we’ve had to make some tough...

 

Bridger retrofit continues

Work on two of the Jim Bridger Power Plant’s power generation units continues east of Rock Springs, despite complaints of its cost. Rocky Mountain Power, owners of the plant, are installing selective catalytic reduction technology into Units Three...

 

Uranium mine has more than 10 years of life

Ur Energy sees more than 10 years of life in its Lost Creek uranium facility north of Bairoil. The facility started production in 2013 and has earned more than $25 million in gross revenue from the sale of about 64,000 lbs. of U-308 yellowcake...

 

Questar Gas seeks rate cuts

Questar Gas is requesting a decrease in its Wyoming natural gas rates. If the request is approved by the Wyoming Public Service Commission, the annual bill for the typical residential customer will decrease by about $22 beginning Nov. 1. “Abundant...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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