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Time running out for plea deal

A Green River Police officer who has been charged with murder after a two-year-old boy in his care died, has until Friday to make a plea deal. Jacob Anglesey, 35, who was charged with first-degree...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 23, 2017

Residents help petition for constitutional amendment

A group of residents, tired of corporate money influencing state and national elections, is working to gather signatures for a proposed 28th amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Specifically, the...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 23, 2017

School transformed into central office

During the course of its 46-year lifespan, Wilson Elementary School has been a number of things to Green River residents. Many studied in the building during its time as an elementary school. Others...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 16, 2017

Recalibration discussed

With budget shortfalls and potential additional cuts to Wyoming schools, school funding has been a hot topic across the state. Residents and school employees from throughout the region converged at...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 16, 2017

GRPD chief plans career change

After working with the Green River Police Department since 1992, Chris Steffen will hang up his uniform and take a position with the Muley Fanatics Foundation later this year. Steffen said he doesn't...

 

Signatures sought for petition

Sweetwater County’s group for Wyoming Promise will collect petition signatures on the corner of S. 2nd E. and E. 4th S. adjacent to Evers Park in Green River Friday between 1-8 p.m., and on Saturday between 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Wyoming Promise is an...

 
 By Brie Blasi    City    August 16, 2017

Green River and the eclipse of 1918

Green River may not be in the “path of totality” for the 2017 total solar eclipse. Ninety-nine years ago, however, Green River became the temporary home of the world’s leading astronomers who came here for the best view of the 1918 total solar...

 
 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....

 

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,”...

 

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