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 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... Full story

 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... Full story

 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... Full story

 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....


County's Carnegie Library discussed

What to do with the Carnegie Library was something the Sweetwater County Commissioners discussed last week. During the commissioners’ meeting last week, they spoke with a representative from...

 By DAVID MARTIN    City    October 11, 2017

Plea change averts trial

A late change of plea hearing Friday morning resulted in a trial for George Maestas being cancelled. His trial was scheduled to start Tuesday. Maestas, 68, pleaded no contest to two counts of... Full story

 By David Martin    City    October 4, 2017

Monument dedication planned

One hundred fifty years is a milestone worth celebrating and the Sweetwater County Historical Museum, with help from the Sweetwater County Commissioners, are commemorating the county’s inception... Full story

 By David Martin    City    October 4, 2017

GR church donates to police, fire departments

A new police K-9 and some upgraded extraction equipment were possible through $5,000 donations from the Green River Assembly of God Church. Pastor Nathan Bloomfield said the church’s board of direct...


UPDATE: Maestas will NOT go to trial

Update: George Maestas appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Nena James this morning, Friday, Oct. 6, and changed his plea to no contest on all three charges. For complete details on the heari... Full story


City employee dies after incident

A Green River Parks and Recreation Department employee died after a work-related incident at the Green River Recreation Center last week. Dave Hyer, a maintenance worker at the recreation center, was...


City website shut down Monday

Anyone trying to look at information on the city of Green River’s website was greeted with an unfamiliar sight Monday. The website was replaced by a message the domain had expired, cutting off...


City to prepare severance packages

Following an executive session taking place during the Green RIver City Council meeting Tuesday night, the Council voted to continue negotiations with Wyoming Waste Management and prepare an employee...


New alcohol rules a problem for clubs

A proposed ordinance dealing with how alcohol is served in Green River has the American Legion Post 28 concerned with how it would impact its functions. The ordinance adopts changes to state liquor...


Former resident arrested in Montana

A former Green River resident on the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office most wanted list was arrested in Montana for probation revocation on original charges of conspiracy to commit aggravated kidnapping and conspiracy to commit felony theft. The...


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...


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...


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...


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