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 By Stephanie Thompson    City    April 18, 2018 

Castle Rock mends fences

The Sweetwater County Commissioners and members of the Castle Rock Hospital District board decided to put the past behind them and move forward. During the Commissioners meeting Tuesday afternoon,...

 
 By David Martin    City    April 18, 2018 

City sells Lincoln tracts

The city is $100,000 richer after selling two tracts of land from the former Lincoln High School Tuesday night. The land was sold to New Peak Construction through a unanimous Council vote, with Gary...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    City    April 18, 2018 

Abuse charges filed

A Green River man accused of excessively spanking his stepchild with the belt was charged with felony child abuse. Joshua Gautreaux, 29, appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Richard Lavery...

 
 By Staff Report    City    April 18, 2018 

PD seeks unwanted drugs

Residents with unwanted prescription drugs can take them to a drop off box at Smith’s Food and Drug Saturday. The drop off is sponsored by the Green River Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration and takes place from 10 a.m., to 2...

 
 By Staff Report    City    April 18, 2018 

2018 county assessments released

Green River’s residents can expect to see the county’s 2018 Notice of Value statements this week. The statements, according to Sweetwater County Assessor David Divis, are what are used to determine property tax statements, which will be mailed...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    April 11, 2018

City admin gets big raise

Green River’s city administrator started receiving a bigger paycheck after his contract was renewed by the Green River City Council last month. According to the two contracts, Clevenger now makes...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    April 11, 2018

New wing at LMS completed

Sixth-grade students attending Lincoln Middle School next year will be learning in a cutting-edge environment. The Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees hosted an open house for...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    April 11, 2018

District approved for new bus

A last-minute approval by the Wyoming Department of Education allows Sweetwater County School District No. 2 the chance to purchase a special needs bus and may help other school districts with...

 
 By David Martin    City    April 4, 2018

GR resident wins store contest

“I haven’t won anything in my entire life,” a surprised Tom James said after the shock subsided. Tom, a Green River resident, was shocked when friends, family and coworkers helped surprise him...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    March 28, 2018

Mayor plans re-election campaign

Pete Rust announced he plans to seek a second term as Green River’s mayor Tuesday afternoon. Rust said he wants to see some of the work started during his term through to the end, believing that...

 

Woman pleaded not guilty to child abuse case

A woman accused of child abuse after allegedly choking a child under 16 years of age could face prison time. Joanna Stephenson, 28, of Green River, appeared in the Third District Court of Judge...

 

Castle Rock funds cut off

The Sweetwater County Commissioners will not sign a contract with Castle Rock Hospital District to provide the district with $81,000. During the Commissioners’ meeting Tuesday morning, the...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 21, 2018

Gordon makes GR campaign stop

Stopping off in Green River as part of a state tour to promote his gubernatorial campaign, Wyoming State Treasurer Mark Gordon hosted a meet and greet Tuesday afternoon at the Sweetwater County Librar...

 

Students walk out at GRHS

About 35 students from Green River High School decided to join the nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence. With signs in hand, the students formed a small group outside of the high...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 21, 2018

Lincoln development questioned

The Green River City Council debated if it should reject a bid award for Tracts B and C of the former Lincoln High School property and rebid the land. According to Laura Leigh, director of community...

 
 By Staff Report    City    March 14, 2018

Hall of fame nominations sought

The Green River High School’s hall-of-fame committee seeks nominations for the 2018 GRHS hall of fame. The hall of fame can be found in the main hallway at GRHS. Plaques honor students from GRHS for their sacrifice, achievements and athletic...

 
 By Staff Report    City    March 14, 2018

GR man dies in crash

A 45-year-old Green River man died in a two-vehicle crash near Bairoil Monday afternoon. According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol, Thomas Nisbet died after his 2002 Toyota Camry collided head-on with a tractor-trailer combination on U.S. 287 South....

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    March 14, 2018

Funding debate continues

The standoff between the House and the Senate within the Wyoming Legislature has helped curb potential cuts proposed to education spending, however a final estimate as to how much funding for schools...

 

CDC receives more funds from county

In an effort to help the Sweetwater County Child Developmental Center cover its costs, it will receive $100,000 this year and be paid two times a year instead of once each year after. During the...

 

New chamber director hired

This time the new Chamber CEO’s position was filled by someone who was already working at the Green River Chamber of Commerce. Lisa Herrera, was announced as the new Chamber CEO, which is effective...

 
 By Amanda Benson    City    March 7, 2018

Museum features butcher's handsaw

Did you know that March 1 is National Pig Day and March 7 is National Crown Roast of Pork Day? It only seems fitting for March’s Artifact of the Month to be a handsaw used in a butcher’s shop. The saw is linked to Salt Lake City, but this saw...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 7, 2018

Another stab at Green River water

Aaron Million is at it again. Speaking to the Green River City Council Tuesday night, Richard Mathey, a member of Communities Protecting the Green, said Million has revised a pipeline project that...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 7, 2018

Resident warns of mail scam

At first glance, it looked legitimate. A USPS priority envelope Green River resident Linda Fitzgerald received contained a check for $994 made out to her name and a sheet of instructions for what...

 

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