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 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....

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    City    August 9, 2017 

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...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 19, 2017

To protect and serve the city

For Zach Owens, a respect for emergency responders, including the police, was instilled in him at an early age. While some chose to teach their children that officers are people who can’t be...

 

GR Thrift Store doesn't want junk

For a thrift store just operating to raise money for mission projects, every penny counts. So when money needs to be spent on added expenses, such as paying for old couches and mattresses to be taken...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 12, 2017

Lincoln tract B vacated

The city doesn’t want the old Lincoln High School football field anymore. The Green River City Council decided to vacate the property, finalizing the process during a Wednesday night meeting last...

 

Change of plea hearing cancelled

A change of plea hearing for Jacob Anglesey, 35, was cancelled Friday morning after the Sweetwater County Attorney’s Office and Anglesey were unable to reach a plea agreement. People had filed into the main courtroom and waited for the hearing,...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 5, 2017

Fontenelle slows the river's flow

Residents may finally see the Green River start to shrink in the coming days as releases from the Fontenelle Reservoir decrease. According to a schedule from the Bureau of Reclamation, releases droppe...

 

Group's move, name change complete

Fremont Therapy Group recently completed moving into their new building on Upland Way. When Fremont Therapy Group purchased Summit Physical & Sports Therapy in April of 2014, they wanted to...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 5, 2017

Planters in need of flowers

Flower planters along Flaming Gorge Way are up for adoption this summer as budget cuts have resulted in fewer plants along Green River's main street. According to URA and Main Street Administrator...

 
 By David Martin    City    June 28, 2017

Former city fire chief dies

Glenn Hill, a former fire chief credited with bringing the Green River Fire Department up to date passed away last week at the age of 83. “He evolved the fire department into what it is today,”...

 
 By David Martin    City    June 28, 2017

CEO leaves GR chamber

After serving as the Green River Chamber of Commerce’s CEO for the past five years, Rebecca Eusek will be making her way to Rock Springs to work for the Wyoming Business Council. Eusek was...

 

Sending goats for money

In an effort to raise funds, many Green River residents were presented with a goat. During the United Way of Southwest Wyoming’s Goat-A-Gram fundraiser Monday, residents throughout Sweetwater County...

 
 By David Martin    City    June 21, 2017

City seeks waste proposals

A budget for the upcoming fiscal year was approved Tuesday night and with it, a decision to seek a request for proposals from local solid waste companies to potentially privatize the city’s solid...

 
 By David Martin    City    June 21, 2017

GR man will serve time in prison

A Green River man who admitted to having sex with a 14-year-old girl will serve time in prison. Rhett T. Burge, 20, recently appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Nena James at a sentencing...

 
 By Ruth Lauritzen    City    June 14, 2017

One ringy-dingy, two ringy-dingy

Lily Tomlin's Ernestine the Operator was comedic gold on Rowan and Martin's "Laugh-In," which ran 1969-1973. If you don't remember it, look it up on YouTube and return to a simpler and funnier time. T...

 
 By David Martin    City    June 14, 2017

Creative business comes to GR

A new business will give residents a chance to create works of art in a social environment. Modern Makers, which will be located Next to Guild Mortgage at 541 E. Flaming Gorge Way will open Thursday....

 

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