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Gas leak diverts traffic on Uinta

Around noon last Thursday, traffic on Uinta Drive was diverted and two businesses were evacuated after a contractor hit a gas line. According to Darren Shepherd, Dominion Energy Wyoming spokesman, a...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    December 6, 2017

VFW sends packages to troops

Lines of empty boxes filled the room at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Sunday afternoon. The boxes, which would be filled with Girl Scout cookies, candy, Christmas cards, letters and a host of other...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 29, 2017

Interim chief named at GRPD

An interim police chief has been appointed in the GRPD and many will recognize him for the years of service he’s given to the police department and city. Tom Jarvie was recently sworn-in as the...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 29, 2017

New owner officially opens Allstate office Friday

Elysha Cook will be the new face and owner of the Allstate Insurance office at 351 Uinta Drive. Cook, an 18-year resident of Green River, officially opens her office Dec. 1 with a ribbon cutting hoste...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    November 22, 2017

Cell ordinance moves ahead

An ordinance eight months in the making passed its first reading at the Green River City Council Tuesday night. The ordinance addresses issues regarding cellular communication towers within city limit...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    November 22, 2017

Lifeguard saves child at Rec. Center

A lifeguard's quick thinking and action is credited with preventing tragedy at the Green River Recreation Center Nov. 4. The lifeguard, Andrea Uhrig, was recognized by the Green River City Council...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 15, 2017

Jackson school will close

Jackson Elementary School will close. Members of the Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees voted 6-1 in favor of the elementary school’s closure Tuesday night, after additional...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 15, 2017

Resident amazed by GR support

A school bus driver who is known for her colorful hair and positive demeanor says she’s floored by the continual support from her coworkers and the community. Tiffany Herren was diagnosed with an ag...

 

Sharing stories of the USAF life

During the Monroe Intermediate School’s program on Friday, a local veteran shared with those in attendance what life was like in the Air Force. Mary Johnson, retired United States Air Force Capt., s...

 

Veterans services planned

With Veterans’ Day falling on a Saturday this year, veterans will have a few opportunities to join in on special lunches and programs. Pete Rust, Green River Mayor and veteran, said historically,...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    November 8, 2017

GR artist allegedly snubbed

The recent unveiling of a statue of Kenny Sailors, inventor of basketball’s jump shot, at the Arena-Auditorium in Laramie has a few residents believing the university fouled on a beloved Green...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    November 8, 2017

Solid waste services privatized

With two votes, the Green River City Council effectively ended its solid waste division and contracted with Wyoming Waste Systems for its solid waste disposal. The Council voted unanimously to...

 

Residents excited for upcoming event

It’s something the Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center residents look forward to every year. “It’s always full. We have people standing in the hallway even after we put out every chair...

 

Sentencing set for Anglesey

Two days have been set aside for the sentencing of a man who pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter in the death of a 2-year-old boy. Jacob Anglesey, 35, will appear in the Third District Court...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 1, 2017

Burglary investigations continue

The Green River Police Department is investigating several burglaries occurring within the city during the past several weeks. Burglaries recently occurred at Castle Rock Veterinary Center and Club 86...

 

Truman named top school

Truman Elementary School was selected as one of 12 highest performing and most successful schools in Wyoming. This selection, was followed by a visit from Augenblick, Palaich and Associates (APA)....

 
 By David Martin    City    October 18, 2017

'Unwritten' dress code criticized

Students upset with enforcement of Green River High School’s dress code voiced their disapproval to the Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees last week. Samantha Hardin, a...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 18, 2017

Other solutions suggested for Jackson

A series of discussions between school district officials and residents regarding the proposed closure of Jackson Elementary School Tuesday resulted in other options being brought to the table. Many...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 18, 2017

Scams hit close to home

“I couldn’t believe someone would do that,” Green River Fire Chief Mike Nomis said. “It’s disappointing.” The fire department was recently used by a scammer, who called residents and...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    October 11, 2017

School closure recommended

Facing another round of budgetary cuts from the Wyoming Legislature and declining enrollment in its elementary schools, a Green River school was recommended for closure Tuesday evening....

 

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