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 By David Martin    County    June 19, 2019 

Letter details impacts from 'War on Coal'

A letter addressed to Wyoming’s congressional delegation and signed by four Sweetwater County Commissioners addresses impacts the commissioners allege are a result of a war on coal usage. The letter...

 
 By David Martin    County    June 19, 2019 

Visiting aircraft stirs memories

A shining relic from the United States' involvement in World War II was on display at the Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport, conjuring images and memories of a bygone era. The B-17 Flying Fortress kn...

 
 By David Martin    City    June 12, 2019

Response to death questioned

The grieving father of a Green River High School student that had died a few days prior to graduation questions the response by school officials following his son’s death. Steve McKeehan and two...

 
 By David Martin    County    June 12, 2019

Three chosen by county Republicans

A former county commissioner, an involved member of the Sweetwater GOP and the former executive director of the YWCA were the three selected by county Republicans as people the Sweetwater County...

 
 By David Martin    County    June 5, 2019

GR residents seek appointment

By DAVID MARTIN Publisher Several county residents have applied to fill the vacancy created when Sweetwater County Commissioner Don Van Matre died in May. According to posts from the Sweetwater GOP...

 
 By David Martin    City    June 5, 2019

FMC Park river project planned

Erosion has taken its toll on sections of riverbank along the Green River and a project spearheaded by Trout Unlimited and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department aims to correct some of the most...

 
 By David Martin    City    June 5, 2019

Horse wagering comes to GR

Horse wagering will come to Green River after a 6-1 vote by the Green River City Council Tuesday night. Buck Hubert, owner of the Town Bar and Grill, approached the Council for permission to host...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    June 5, 2019

GRHS grad signs with WWCC

Recent Green River High School graduate Michaelee Wisniewski will continue her soccer career playing for the Lady Mustangs at Western Wyoming Community College this fall. The team announced...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    May 29, 2019

Schultz to play ball in Mont.

One of the Green River Knights will be going to college in Montana to play college baseball as a Buccaneer. Joe Schultz, a recent Green River High School graduate, signed a letter of intent to play...

 
 By David Martin    City    May 29, 2019

$10,000 a hard pill for Council

While the Green River City Council approved its tentative budget unanimously last week, one proposed expenditure is the cause for some unease with Council members. A $10,000 expenditure to the Muley...

 
 By David Martin    County    May 29, 2019

Commissioner applications due June 4

Anyone interested in filling the remainder of Don Van Matre’s Sweetwater County Commission term have until June 4 to apply. In a press release from Teresa Richards, chairman of the Sweetwater...

 
 By David Martin    City    May 29, 2019

Water board receives DEQ notice

The Joint Powers Water Board received a Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality notice last week, regarding findings during an onsite inspection that occurred in April. However, the notice does...

 
 By David Martin    City    May 22, 2019

Construction to begin on clinic

Castle Rock Hospital District will break ground on its new medical center building in July, according to CRHD CEO Bailie Dockter. The new building will be built in front of the current facility, with...

 
 By David Martin    City    May 22, 2019

City approves tentative budget

The Green River City Council approved its preliminary budget Tuesday night for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. This budget can still be changed before the Council approves the final budget, which is...

 
 By David Martin    Opinion    May 22, 2019

Picking through a fallen retailer's sad remains

My Thursday afternoon was slightly derailed following what was supposed to be a quick trip to Shopko. Admittedly, the store’s closure wasn’t on my personal radar since writing about it months ago....

 
 By David Martin    People    May 22, 2019

Powell's legacy celebrated this week

With the 150th anniversary of Maj. John Wesley Powell’s historic expedition down the Green River this week, several events are planned to help celebrate and honor Powell’s initial 1869...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    May 22, 2019

Wolves leave state soccer tourney winless

It wasn’t the way anyone on the Wolves soccer team wanted to end their State run in Jackson. After two games, the Wolves’ season ended without a win. The Wolves took on Cheyenne East Thursday...

 
 By David Martin    People    May 15, 2019

GR junior kindergarteners visit the library

Children in Bonnie Orr's junior kindergarten class got the opportunity to visit the Sweetwater County Library last week, learning about what the library offers and having a chance to make a...

 
 By David Martin    Opinion    May 15, 2019

My YouTube review: the cowboy cook

I’ve taken an interest in Dutch oven cooking recently. It’s something I’m not generally familiar with and have absolutely no experience in. Regardless, I’ve found the topic interesting. The...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    May 15, 2019

Valerio signs with Black Hills State

A Wolf will be going to college in South Dakota. Green River High School senior Marcos Valerio signed a letter of intent to compete for Black Hills State University in Spearfish, S.D., on the...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    May 15, 2019

Stoeger signs with Western Wyo. team

One of the Wolves' leaders on the basketball court has signed with nearby Western Wyoming Community College to play junior college basketball as a Mustang. Chase Stoeger signed his letter of intent...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    May 15, 2019

Boys take second at Regional tournament

Head coach Chris Bieber said the Wolves could beat any team they were pitted against at Regionals, and the Wolves proved him right by nearly taking the regional championship.  The Wolves started the...

 
 By David Martin    City    May 15, 2019

School employees get bonuses

Employees throughout Sweetwater County School District No. 2 will receive a surprise Friday. The school board approved a series of one time stipends to employees during their meeting Tuesday night,...

 
 By David Martin    City    May 15, 2019

Camping sought for festival

The Muley Fanatics Foundation, an organization promoting wildlife conservation based in Green River, wants to allow people attending its Mansface Mountain Music Festival the opportunity to camp...

 
 By David Martin    City    May 15, 2019

Main Street seeks grocery store study

The Green River Urban Renewal Agency/Main Street organization is applying for a grant to help pay for a feasibility study to determine if Green River’s downtown district could support a another groc...

 

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