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 By David Martin    City    July 18, 2018 

District approves budget

The Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees approved their 2018-2019 budget Tuesday evening. The budget, according to Chris Dean, business manager for the district, works to align th...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    City    July 18, 2018 

Charges may be dismissed

A woman accused of child abuse after choking a child under 16 years of age will have the charge dismissed if she can successfully complete her probation. Joanna Stephenson, 29, of Green River,...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 11, 2018

Lodging tax supported

The Green River City Council agreed to support a resolution that would seek to place a 4 percent lodging tax on the November ballot. Sweetwater County already levies a 3 percent lodging tax at its...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 11, 2018

All West closes GR office

Green River residents seeking face-to-face interaction when it comes to All West Communications services will have to go to Rock Springs from now on. The Kamas, Utah-based company closed its office...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 11, 2018

Spirit Ride helps promote law

Sheridan Norberg knows how dangerous a tow job can be. “Dad took three trips to the hospital,” Norberg said. “I went once.” While working a car wreck outside of Rock Springs, Norberg was...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 11, 2018

3-week closure planned

Director of Public Works Mark Westenskow said the upcoming closure of the Second South underpass is due to the Rock Springs waterline project. Westenskow said the project has hit a snag and due to...

 

Re-election sought in Senate District 13

Senator John Hastert, D-Green River, seeks re-election to his Senate District 13 seat on the Wyoming Legislature. The district is comprised of Green River, Jamestown and portions of Rock Springs. "It...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 5, 2018

The firefighters' longest night

It was a scene not unlike any other Independence Day celebration. Grilled meats and soft drinks available to all. Children playing while the adults enjoyed a chance to chat. However, the purpose...

 
 By David Martin    City    June 27, 2018

A legislator remembered

Green River lost a beloved teacher and state legislator with the passing of Bill Thompson. Thompson, 80, died Thursday at Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center. Services took place Wednesday...

 
 By David Martin    City    June 20, 2018

Council approves budget

The Green River City Council approved its annual budget Tuesday night, approving a series of proposals setting fees, wages and budget appropriations for the coming fiscal year. The city’s general...

 

Telephone Canyon burns Thurs.

The cause of the Telephone Canyon Fire may never be known, but it's a wake up call to just how dangerously dry it is right now. Even with the recent rains, it's still dry out and Thursday's fire was...

 

New sign to welcome GR visitors

Out with the old and in with the new. This old adage holds true for many situations and so does it in this case. The city of Green River has torn down the old concrete “Welcome to Green River...

 
 By David Martin    City    June 20, 2018

Fight over gun lead to court charges

A Green River man faces prison time after an alleged scuffle over a gun. Ian Punches, 32, of Green River, was arrested June 16 on charges of possession of a deadly weapon with unlawful intent and...

 
 By David Martin    City    June 20, 2018

Chancey Williams concludes Saturday evening FGD events

Performing in front of a Wyoming crowd always feels special for Chancey Williams and the Younger Brothers Band. While the group has a number of Wyoming towns listed on their summer tour, including per...

 
 By David Martin    City    June 13, 2018

Wilson pleads not guilty

Green River City Councilman Allan Wilson pleaded not guilty to a second-degree sexual abuse of a minor charge during a Third District Court hearing before Judge Nena James Friday. Wilson’s trial is... Full story

 

Sleeping in heavenly peace

For the first time in a long time, two Green River children will once again know what it's like to sleep in their own bed. For Julianna Kloefkorn, 11, and her brother Gabriel Kloefkorn, 7, taking... Full story

 
 By David Martin    City    June 13, 2018

CPR, quick action saves man's life

Chester and Crystal Sliter wore large, beaming smiles Tuesday evening. The two were at the Castle Rock Hospital District Ambulance Barn, hugging emergency responders and thanking them for their work... Full story

 

Scholarships given to brothers

The chance at a full-ride scholarship was enough to entice one Green River graduate to think about a college he may not have otherwise considered. For Patrick Marchal, Green River High School... Full story

 
 By David Martin    City    June 6, 2018

City targets youth vaping

An ordinance aimed at clarifying and updating Green River’s laws regarding minors in possession of tobacco passed its first reading Tuesday night. According to city prosecutor Bobby Pineda, the...

 
 By David Martin    City    June 6, 2018

Candidate filing concludes

With the election filing period ending Friday, races have developed for all of the Green River City Council positions up for election. Mayor Pete Rust is being challenged in his re-election bid by...

 

Probation given in photo case

A man who asked his girlfriend to send him inappropriate photos had one felony charge dismissed and the other will be also be dismissed if he can complete probation. Jacob Ariel Allen, 19, of Green...

 
 By Amanda Benson    City    June 6, 2018

Basket on display

Picnics are a popular activity during the summer. To celebrate warmer weather and sunshine, this month’s artifact is a picnic basket. The word “picnic” has strong French origins, but it is difficult to pinpoint an exact origin of the word....

 

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