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 By David Martin    City    April 19, 2017 

Lincoln tracts hearing set

The two remaining tracts of land where old Lincoln High School was once located will be the subject of a public hearing May 16. Tuesday night, the city Council approved a request to host a public...

 By David Martin    City    April 19, 2017 

Woman accused of cutting ear

An Idaho woman is accused of slicing a man’s ear with a knife during an altercation in Green River over the weekend. Lexie Coziah, 57, of Lewisville, Idaho, was arrested and charged with aggravated...

 By David Martin    City    April 12, 2017

Scams circulate in GR

For Bonnie Pope, the red flags went up as soon as she noticed the call came from Jamaica. The Green River resident received a phone call Thursday from a man claiming he was with Publishers Clearing Ho...

 By David Martin    City    April 12, 2017

Senator believes education bills were not cost-based

Speaking to a small group of people Thursday night, Sen. John Hastert, Minority Whip for the Wyoming Senate, said the past legislative session didn’t result in cost-based cuts to education....

 By David Martin    City    April 12, 2017

School board approves $1.6 million budget cuts, legal action resolution

In an effort to cut $1.6 million from its budget, the Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees approved recommendations that would reduce the district’s workforce as well as cut...

 By Stephanie Thompson    City    April 12, 2017

Man pleads not guilty to charges

A man accused of driving through a home with his vehicle and killing two people inside pleaded not guilty to three felonies. George Maestas, 68, of Green River, recently appeared in the Third...

 By David Martin    City    April 5, 2017

Tomahawk Building sold

The Tomahawk building is under new ownership. Friday, Green River Futures sold the building to Green River Opportunities Wyoming (GRoWYO), a limited liability company formed by a group of investors... Full story

 By David Martin    City    April 5, 2017

Deaths in the family

The Green River Police Department mourns the deaths of two of their own, one a respected detective and the other a beloved drug dog. Tuesday night, police chief Chris Steffen told the Green River...

 By Stephanie Thompson    City    April 5, 2017

Teens save lost pit bull

Cold, alone and scared was how she was found in the road. The 10-month-old pit bull ran across North Second West Street next to Centennial Park right in front of a carload of teenagers. "We were just...

 By David Martin    City    March 29, 2017

Resident bound over to district court after charged in fatal crash

A man accused of killing a small child and her great-grandmother in a vehicle crash was bound over to district court Monday. George Maestas, 68, of Green River, waived his preliminary hearing and was...

 By David Martin    City    March 29, 2017

Council to discuss cell tower moratorium Tuesday

A proposed moratorium on the construction of cell phone towers will be voted on next week, which will give the city’s Community Development Department a chance to draft regulations for the cell...

 By David Martin    City    March 29, 2017

Police officer recognized for saving GR man's life

A Green River police officer’s quick thinking is credited with saving the life of a man suffering from a possible heroin overdose. Last week, the Green River City Council recognized Officer Martha...

 By David Martin    City    March 22, 2017

Transfer station moves ahead

The long-discussed transfer station project was approved by the Green River City Council Tuesday night. The project, which was awarded to L.M. Olson, Inc., for $1.97 million, will replace the...

 By Stephanie Thompson    City    March 22, 2017

Communication under review in murder case

Phone conversations and video visits between a wife and her husband, who is in jail, can be used in court. Jacob Anglesey, 35, a Green River Police officer accused of murdering a two-year-old boy,...

 By David Martin    City    March 22, 2017

High flows coming down Green River

The Green River may look a lot higher than usual during the next week. The Fontenelle Dam is schedule to increase flows into the river to mitigate the high amount of water resulting from snowstorms...

 By David Martin    City    March 15, 2017

District seeks input for budget

Looking at a $1.6 million cut for next year, Sweetwater County School District No. 2 is seeking places to trim its budget, with student activities being one of the areas under investigation. Rumors...

 By Stephanie Thompson    City    March 15, 2017

Woman fought for change in mutilation law

A Green River woman said she’s finally able to start the grieving process after her brother was murdered and dismembered. Jennifer Stone was willing to open up about her brother Phillip Brewer’s m...

 By David Martin    City    March 15, 2017

Charges filed after crash

Tragedy struck a Green River family when a vehicle drove into their home Friday morning, claiming the lives of a one-year-old girl and her great-grandmother. The driver, George Maestas, 68, of Green...

 By David Martin    City    March 15, 2017

Water violates treatment standard

Increased runoff into the Green River has resulted in more particles in drinking water treated by the Joint Powers Water Board, triggering an EPA violation. Water treated at the Joint Powers Water...

 By Stephanie Thompson    City    March 15, 2017

Rates will probably rise in GR

It’s likely Green River residents will see an increase of $5 to $10, or even more, for the trash collection services provided by the city. At the Green River City Council workshop Tuesday night,...

 By David Martin    City    March 8, 2017

Transfer station vote postponed

A vote to approve a bid for construction of the solid waste transfer station was postponed Tuesday night after Green River City Council decided to mull over a request to increase rates before the end...


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