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 By DAVID MARTIN    City    September 13, 2017 

District enrollment is steady

The state of Sweetwater County School District No. 2 was discussed in a far-reaching presentation Tuesday night. Superintendent Donna Little-Kaumo said enrollment trends throughout the district have...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    September 13, 2017 

Anglesey changed plea Friday

No contest. That’s the plea Jacob Anglesey made during an 11th hour change-of-plea hearing Friday afternoon, a few days prior to the scheduled start of his first-degree murder trial. “We were set...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    September 13, 2017 

Wyochem robber sentenced again

An Idaho man who robbed Wyochem Federal Credit Union was sentenced recently for the robbery. Donald Sample, also known as Donald A. Sheriff, 60, of Pocatello, Idaho, was sentenced to serve 30 years...

 
 By David Martin    City    September 6, 2017

STAR serves more riders

Despite having funding cuts from both cities and the Sweetwater County Commissioners, the Sweetwater County Transit Authority continues to report more riders utilizing the service. Speaking to the...

 
 By David Martin    City    September 6, 2017

Water main bursts on Flaming Gorge Way

A water main break on Flaming Gorge Way impacted businesses Thursday morning as city workers rushed to repair the pipe. According to a Facebook post from city administrator Reed Clevenger, the break...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    August 30, 2017

Trial will not be delayed

With less than two weeks until the start of Jacob Anglesey’s trial in the 2009 death of Connor Allen, his defense sought a postponement due to concerns of not receiving everything on file at the...

 

Assisted living facility opens in GR

It’s official. The Mission at Castle Rock Villa Assisted Living is now open to those who need assisted living. On Saturday, the Villa hosted an open house to allow residents and potential clients a...

 
 By Staff Report    City    August 30, 2017

More work planned in GR, Little America

Residents will see more sixth-penny tax work going on throughout Green River. According to a media release from the city, the intersection of Hitching Post Drive and Shoshone Avenue will close Sept. 5 for the next phase of construction work on Hitchi...

 

Time running out for plea deal

A Green River Police officer who has been charged with murder after a two-year-old boy in his care died, has until Friday to make a plea deal. Jacob Anglesey, 35, who was charged with first-degree...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 23, 2017

Residents help petition for constitutional amendment

A group of residents, tired of corporate money influencing state and national elections, is working to gather signatures for a proposed 28th amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Specifically, the...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 23, 2017

School transformed into central office

During the course of its 46-year lifespan, Wilson Elementary School has been a number of things to Green River residents. Many studied in the building during its time as an elementary school. Others...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 16, 2017

Recalibration discussed

With budget shortfalls and potential additional cuts to Wyoming schools, school funding has been a hot topic across the state. Residents and school employees from throughout the region converged at...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 16, 2017

GRPD chief plans career change

After working with the Green River Police Department since 1992, Chris Steffen will hang up his uniform and take a position with the Muley Fanatics Foundation later this year. Steffen said he doesn't...

 

Signatures sought for petition

Sweetwater County’s group for Wyoming Promise will collect petition signatures on the corner of S. 2nd E. and E. 4th S. adjacent to Evers Park in Green River Friday between 1-8 p.m., and on Saturday between 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Wyoming Promise is an...

 
 By Brie Blasi    City    August 16, 2017

Green River and the eclipse of 1918

Green River may not be in the “path of totality” for the 2017 total solar eclipse. Ninety-nine years ago, however, Green River became the temporary home of the world’s leading astronomers who came here for the best view of the 1918 total solar...

 
 By Staff Report    City    August 9, 2017

New chamber CEO hired

A new CEO for the Green River Chamber of Commerce will start working Monday according to a media release from the chamber. Irene Parsons was recently hired to replace Rebecca Eusek, who left the position for a job with the Wyoming Business Council....

 

18-year-old may face prison time

A man accused of sexually abusing two 13-year-old girls pleaded innocent to four felony charges. Justin Lucas Smith, 18, of Green River appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Nena James at an...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 9, 2017

Main Street seeks residents' input

A survey recently conducted by Green River Main Street will be discussed during an upcoming meeting Aug. 17, which will give residents a chance to voice their opinions about what they would like the o...

 

Green River man to serve prison time

A 22-year-old man who got a boy drunk and then raped him will be serving at least eight years in prison. Patrick Beltran Gomez of Green River recently appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Nen...

 

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 David Martin    City    July 19, 2017

District budget approved

“It’s been a long process,” Sweetwater County School District No. 2 business manager Pete Brandjord said when introducing the district’s 2017-2018 budget Tuesday night. The school board approv...

 

Summer food program continues

Making sure children eat well during the summer months is something Sweetwater County School District No. 2 is committed to. Throughout the summer and until Aug. 18, kids in Green River can eat...

 

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