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 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...

 By Staff Report    City    March 8, 2017

Vehicle drives into house

A vehicle drove into a Green River residence Friday morning. According to a release from the Green River Police Department, officers and emergency responders were dispatched to the residence at 695... Full story

 By Stephanie Thompson    City    March 1, 2017

Snow removal continues in GR

It's been about a week since 20 inches of snow dumped on Green River and the city is still trying to dig the community out. Streets supervisor Randy Koloff said this past Thursday and Friday were...

 By Staff Report    City    March 1, 2017

Scammers claim to work with sheriff

County residents may get a call from someone seeking donations and claiming to be from the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office, but the caller is a swindler according to the sheriff’s office. In a media release issued Wednesday, Sheriff Mike...

 By Staff Report    City    March 1, 2017

Lucky ticket bought in GR

A Powerball ticket purchased at Maverik turned out to be a $100,000 payday for a lucky Mills resident. Curtis Reid purchased the ticket Feb. 21 while in Green River. Reid is a truck driver for Food Bank of the Rockies, a program supplying food to foo...

 By David Martin    City    February 22, 2017

GR trash service still up in the air

As discussion continues about the future of solid waste service in Green River, Mayor Pete Rust said a decision won’t likely come until the spring. Rust said solid waste is the most talked about...

 By David Martin    City    February 15, 2017

Flooding not a concern for Green River

While some portions of the state are experiencing flooding from increased precipitation, flooding in Green River isn’t a concern. According to data from the National Weather Service, Sweetwater...

 By David Martin    City    February 15, 2017

Session frustrates school board

A few Sweetwater County School District No. 2 board members are feeling frustrated at how the legislative session in Cheyenne is going. Board chair Brenda Roosa said she’s disappointed and believes...

 By Stephanie Thompson    City    February 15, 2017

Fight leads to probation

A sibling fight is the reason for one woman being placed on probation. Misty R. Mares, 25, of Green River appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Richard Lavery at a change of plea and... Full story

 By David Martin    City    February 8, 2017

U.S. Forest Service leaves GR

The U.S. Forest Service has abandoned its presence in Green River after the previous employee found new work. Tuesday night, Rebecca Eusek, director of the Green River Chamber of Commerce said the...

 By David Martin    City    February 1, 2017

City releases rate projections

Residents will receive a yellow paper with their water bill detailing projected rates over a five-year period the city may charge for utilities. The estimates stem from a utility rate review commissio...

 By Stephanie Thompson    City    February 1, 2017

GRPD officer's trial date rescheduled

A Green River Police officer, who is accused of murdering a two-year-old boy, has had his jury trial rescheduled. Jacob Anglesey, 35, was placed on administrative leave, after he was indicted for a fi...


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