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 By David Martin    County    June 20, 2018 

Fire danger is high now

Scott Kitchner, fire chief at Sweetwater County Fire District No. 1, hopes the upcoming July 4th holiday isn’t like last year. For firefighters throughout the county, the day was filled with fire...

 By Staff Report    County    June 20, 2018 

Resident vies for clerk

A Green River resident announced she will challenge incumbent Donnalee Bobak for Sweetwater County Clerk of District Court. Annette Eychner, a Democrat, issued a campaign announcement last week. "I...

 By Staff Report    County    June 20, 2018 

Republican sets sights on sheriff

A 21-year veteran of the Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office announced his intent to campaign for Sweetwater County Sheriff. John Grossnickle, a Republican originally from Cheyenne, holds a bachelor... Full story

 By Staff Report    County    June 20, 2018 

Barbuto campaigns for county commissioner

A former state legislator seeks election to the Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners. Rock Springs resident Joe Barbuto, a Democrat, announced his intent to run last week in a press release...

 By Staff Report    County    June 20, 2018 

Lloyd seeks commissioners office

A Green River resident has decided to seek election to the Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners. Roy Lloyd, a 14-year resident of the county, said he wants to forge new relationships and... Full story

 By DAVID MARTIN    County    June 13, 2018

Republicans face choices on ballot

Voters will have a few decisions to make during the upcoming primary election Aug. 21. A number of local and state races will be impacted by the primary results, which will serve to whittle down the n...

 By Staff Report    County    June 13, 2018

RS attorney suspended

A Rock Springs attorney was suspended by the Wyoming Supreme Court for rule violations of the Wyoming Rules of Professional Conduct. According to a press release, Robert Hiatt Jr., was issued an order of 30-day suspension to begin July 2. According...


Parimutuel wagering moves forward

Green River is one step closer to having parimutuel wagering coming to the city. During the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting Tuesday morning, the Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution...

 By Staff Report    County    June 6, 2018

Republican seeks election as clerk

A Republican candidate is seeking to become the next Sweetwater County Clerk. Cindy Lane announced her candidacy in an email to the Green River Star. Lane, who lives in Rock Springs, currently serves the Sweetwater County Republican Party as its...

 By DAVID MARTIN    County    May 30, 2018

Candidate filing continues

As filing continues for local and state offices, a number of races have developed for Green River City Council and Sweetwater County Commissioner. The election filing period ends June 1. Green River...


County shines on solar farm

With a unanimous vote from the Sweetwater County Commissioners, the county will now be the first in the state to have a solar farm. The Commissioners recently approved a conditional use permit for Swe...

 By Staff Report    County    May 23, 2018

Re-election sought in House District 60

Representative John Freeman, D-Green River, is seeking re-election to his House District 60 seat. Freeman has served HD 60 in the Wyoming House since winning his first election in 2010. During Freeman’s tenure as a representative, he has served on...


Chief deputy positions eliminated

A resolution abolishing certain county chief deputy positions was approved by the Sweetwater County Commissioners. At Tuesday’s meeting, the Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution that... Full story


Torch run set in R.S.

Some officers from the Green River Police Department will participate in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run. Law Enforcement agencies from across Sweetwater County will participate in the annual Spe...


CDC hires new executive director

A special meeting results in the hiring of a new Sweetwater County Child Developmental Center executive director. According to a press release from the SCCDC Board, Cristy Pelham has been chosen as...

 By Staff Report    County    May 9, 2018

County attorney seeks 2nd term

Sweetwater County Attorney Daniel Erramouspe announced that he will be seeking a second term as the county attorney. A Republican, Erramouspe was elected in 2014. "Working alongside the fine officers...


Chief deputy job axed

The Sweetwater County Assessor will no longer have a chief deputy. After an hour-long discussion, the Sweetwater County Commissioners voted unanimously to approve a motion denying a request to...

 By Staff Report    County    May 2, 2018

Bobak seeks 3rd term as clerk of court

Donnalee Bobak is seeking another term as the Sweetwater County Clerk of District Court. The Green River resident, a Republican, is finishing her second term in the office. “I want to thank the citizens of Sweetwater County for their confidence in...

 By Staff Report    County    May 2, 2018

Coroner seeks re-election

Dale Majhanovich seeks another term as Sweetwater County Coroner, offering residents more than three decades of experience in the position A Rock Springs native, Majhanovich graduated from the Rock Springs High School and went to Western Wyoming...

 By Staff Report    County    April 25, 2018

County assessor seeks first term in office

Sweetwater County Assessor David Divis seeks election to his first full term this year. Divis, a Democrat, was selected to replace Pat Drinkle when she retired earlier this year. After he was...

 By DAVID MARTIN    County    April 25, 2018

Clerk seeks 3rd term

The Sweetwater County Clerk seeks his third term in office. Dale Davis, a Democrat, announced his intent to run for re-election Monday. "It has been an honor to serve Sweetwater County," Davis said. D...

 By Staff Report    County    April 25, 2018

Slaughter seeks another term

Sweetwater County Treasurer Robb Slaughter will seek another term in office and plans to campaign for Sweetwater County Treasurer. Slaughter, a Democrat, issued a campaign announcement Wednesday...

 By Staff Report    County    April 18, 2018

Herberger's will close in Rock Springs

Like J.C. Penney, Hastings, K-Mart and Sports Authority before it, Herberger’s in Rock Springs will close its doors. Bon-Ton Stores Inc., which owns Herberger’s, announced on its website Tuesday that the company will wind down operations after a...


Sheriff will need to find a way to balance the budget

It’s up to Sweetwater County Sheriff Mike Lowell to balance his budget and determine if he needs to ask for a budget amendment. During the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting Tuesday morning,...


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