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 By David Martin    County    December 4, 2019 

District seeks sewer line

A $7.5 million project to extend sewer service through Jamestown and into land west of Green River was pitched as a potential addition to the growing list of potential Sixth Penny Improvement Tax...

 
 By David Martin    County    December 4, 2019 

Antelope hindered by solar farm

More than 1,000 antelope were bottlenecked near the Sweetwater Solar facility west of Green River over the weekend as they attempted to migrate to winter ranges. The antelope were forced onto Wyo....

 

Boy Scouts scout for food

A longstanding tradition amongst the county's Boy Scout troops provided food for the food banks in Sweetwater County Saturday. Seven Cub Scout packs and seven Boy Scout troops participated in the annu...

 

Setzer pleads not guilty

Bradley Setzer pleaded not guilty to charges filed against him during an arraignment Monday afternoon in the Third District Court of Judge Richard Lavery. Setzer is charged with felony first-degree...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 20, 2019

GR attorney censured

A Green River attorney working in the Sweetwater County Attorney’s Office received a public censure from the Wyoming Supreme Court after misleading investigators about a female sex offender’s...

 

Commission investigates RMP plan

The Wyoming Public Service Commission recently launched an investigation into Rocky Mountain Power’s Integrated Resource Plan. The plan’s preferred portfolio, filed with the commission Oct. 18, in...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 20, 2019

Repair work continues on Green River transfer station

Work continues on bring the city’s solid waste transfer station back online, with workers currently repairing electrical systems in the building. Mark Westenskow, public works director for the...

 

Funny words can make a day fun

It’s been said that a person needs to know 2,000 words to be fluent in a language. This is deceptive because I’ve also read a person needs about 4,000 works to have some freedom of expression in...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 13, 2019

GR Council hosts public hearing for $27.6 M loan

A public hearing focused on reviewing the proposed Wastewater Treatment Plant Replacement Project satisfied a requirement for a $27.6 million loan the city plans to apply for. According to Mark Westen...

 

Library foundation releases ghost book

A long-awaited book detailing ghostly experiences at the Sweetwater County Library will be released soon. Jason Grubb, Sweetwater County Library System director, said the library foundation recently r...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 7, 2019

School transportation employees circulate petitions

Transportation employees at Sweetwater County School District No. 2 continue to voice their support of two employees they claim were dismissed days before the school year started. According to Laura P...

 

Hard to throw away shoes

I’m not the kind of person to get attached to my things. I think this has something to do with having been through a house fire as a teenager and losing everything I owned. If I need to throw someth...

 

Swimming faster and faster

Hailey Uhrig's schedule is tight. Most mornings start at 4:40 a.m., long before the sun peeks above the eastern horizon. Practice begins at 5:30 a.m., and is divided between three days of weight...

 

Wolves lose in Powell, season ends Fri.

The Powell Panthers closed the door on any opportunity the Green River Wolves had at securing a playoff game this year. The football teams clashed Friday night in Powell, ending with a victory for the...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 24, 2019

Bond reduction quashed

A motion to reduce Bradley Setzer’s bond to $250,000 was denied by Circuit Court Judge Craig Jones last week. Setzer is charged with attempted first-degree murder after allegedly attempting to...

 

Developer interest shines on 2nd solar farm proposal

A second solar farm might join the Sweetwater Solar facility off of Highway 372 if plans come to fruition. The second facility, referred to as the Raven Solar project, would be placed at the...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 17, 2019

City: timeline better than tax cap

Members of the Green River City Council believe funding a future sixth-penny tax should be based on a timeframe to pay the tax off, not an arbitrary cap on request amounts. Comments from Council repre...

 

Program aims to help with those suffering from addiction

For many, drug addiction is an illness that can be a struggle and can involve social, legal and health problems that can follow them throughout their lives. For the past 15 years, Treatment Court of...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 17, 2019

Smoking amendments pass 1st reading at Council meeting

Amendments to Green River’s ordinances regarding smoking in public places passed its first reading Tuesday night. The amendments include definitions for electronic vaporizers and other similar devic...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 10, 2019

Superintendent retires

Following a lengthy executive session involving student discipline, potential litigation and personnel issues, the Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees voted unanimously to...

 

Tennis coach receives 5th conference award

Green River High School’s head tennis coach Phil Harder was honored with the South Conference Girls Coach of the Year award after the conference tournament in Cheyenne Sept. 20. The award is his...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 10, 2019

Department confronts board

Wearing T-shirts reading “Support our team Oscar and Brian,” members of the Sweetwater County School District No. 2 transportation department attended the board of trustees’ monthly meeting...

 

First Bridger unit retirement set for 2023

The retirement for the first unit at Jim Bridger Power Plant will take place in 2023, according to a presentation released by Rocky Mountain Power last week. The presentation was given at a meeting...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 10, 2019

Barrasso: Dems sought impeachment since 2016

Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) believes the Democrats have wanted to impeach President Donald Trump since in election win in 2016. Barrasso, who was in Green River Monday, said Democrats wrote articles...

 
 By David Martin    People    October 3, 2019

Band rises with the sun at morning practice

Members of the Green River High School marching band spend their mornings practicing on the football field. The group practices marching in formation and playing songs heard at the high school's home...

 

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