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 By David Martin    County    May 19, 2022 

Large primary races develop for commissioner, treasurer

Nearly a week into the filing period for candidates, two large races have developed amongst Republicans seeking office. Those interested in seeking office have until May 27 to file as a candidate. In...

 
 By David Martin    County    May 12, 2022

BLM seeks comment on horse plan

A plan to manage wild horses in Southwestern Wyoming will result in many herds being removed from lands they're currently living on if approved by the Bureau of Land Management. This new management...

 
 By David Martin    County    May 12, 2022

Four charged in alleged kidnapping, attack

Felony charges against three men and a minor were filed last week in Sweetwater County Circuit Court following an alleged incident where a Rock Springs man was held against his will and beaten. Charge...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    May 12, 2022

Murray signs with D-1 university

A Green River High School track and field athlete signed his letter of intent Tuesday to compete for Weber State University, an NCAA Division I university, following his mission. Cole Murray competes...

 
 By David Martin    County    May 5, 2022

Survey results seen as promising for tax push

A recent survey of residents about their views on a potential specific purpose sales tax is considered promising by local leaders and has already had impact on the types of projects that will be...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    May 5, 2022

Boys soccer sees mixed week

The Green River High School varsity boys soccer team split their games last week, taking a 3-0 loss in Rock Springs, turning around and winning their rematch against the Evanston Red Devils 1-0...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    May 5, 2022

Lady Wolf signs to swim in Oklahoma

Green River High School swimmer Hailey Uhrig will be swimming in Oklahoma next year after signing a letter of intent to compete for Oklahoma Christian University. Uhrig has earned multiple state champ...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    May 5, 2022

Basketball player signs with Chadron State

Senior girls basketball player Megan Counts signed her letter of intent to play for Chadron State College in Nebraska this fall. "I loved the team when I went there ... I just really like the environm...

 
 By David Martin    City    April 28, 2022

Administrator contract with city expires June 30

The contract between the city and City Administrator Reed Clevenger is set to expire at the end of the fiscal year, June 30, according to documents reviewed by the Green River Star. Clevenger has...

 
 By David Martin    County    April 28, 2022

Incumbents announce re-election campaigns

A number of incumbents have announced their intent to seek re-election to county offices. Long-serving Sweetwater County Coroner Dale Majhanovich announced he would seek another term last week....

 
 By David Martin    Sports    April 28, 2022

Wolves aim to pick themselves up against Rock Springs

An 8-0 loss to Jackson served as a wake-up call for the Wolves soccer program. The boys travelled to Jackson Saturday following an away game in Star Valley last Thursday that resulted in a 1-1...

 
 By David Martin    County    April 21, 2022

County, state candidates announce campaigns

(Editor's note: this article was corrected to reflect Island Richards' roles with the Rock Springs Soccer Association and Avengers Soccer took place in the past.) A number of residents have announced...

 
 By David Martin    County    April 21, 2022

Wamsutter man sentenced to 74-100 years

A 49-year-old Wamsutter resident will be spending the rest of his life in prison following a sentencing hearing where he plead guilty to 58 criminal charges. Russell Jay Byrne was sentenced Monday to...

 
 By David Martin    City    April 21, 2022

Zone change for fuel kiosk approved

A zone change representing the first step of building a fuel stand near Smith’s Food and Drug was approved by the Green River City Council Tuesday evening. The zone change cleared its third reading...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    April 21, 2022

Boys earn convincing win over Natrona

The Green River High School Boys Soccer Team’s final home games didn’t end with a continuation of their winning streak, but Saturday’s senior recognition game against Natrona let the soon-to...

 
 By David Martin    City    April 14, 2022

Former mayor dies April 5

Richard “Dick” Schuck, a longtime resident of Green River who served as its mayor and as a city council representative as part of a long career in public service, died last Tuesday at the age of...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    April 14, 2022

Boys soccer finds winning ways

The Wolves have made a turn around in the past week, earning three wins on the pitch. Last week, the boys defeated Star Valley 1-0 and followed that up with a win 2-0 against Evanston. Tuesday, the...

 
 By David Martin    County    April 7, 2022

Development coalition seeks additional funds

Citing a need to have more resources at its disposal, the Sweetwater Economic Development Coalition wants to increase contributions from the county and the two cities. Currently the organization...

 
 By David Martin    Opinion    April 7, 2022

Dreaming of summer camping

While there’s still the chance of a late snowstorm or two hitting our corner of the word in the coming months, I think it’s safe to say that spring is here and as the temperature rises, I find mys...

 
 By David Martin    People    March 31, 2022

New apparel business opens in GR

A new business offering clothing and other locally-sourced gifts recently opened a physical location on Flaming Gorge Way. Twisted Timber Apparel initially started as an online shop last November, but...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    March 31, 2022

Wolves take 4-0 loss from Jackson

An early season match with the Jackson Broncs didn’t end the way the Wolves would have preferred when the game ended with a 4-0 defeat for the Wolves. The Wolves struggled throughout the first half...

 
 By David Martin    County    March 31, 2022

Man charged after allegedly taking rent check for himself

An Arkansas man faces charges of theft and exploiting a vulnerable adult following an incident where he is alleged to have taken money from a woman trying to pay her rent. Mark Quincy Matlock, 49, of...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 31, 2022

The 1940 blaze at old Lincoln High School

For many residents, the day the old Lincoln High School was torn down was the closing of an era in Green River. The school building’s gymnasium caught fire during the evening of Nov. 12, 2006....

 
 By David Martin    County    March 24, 2022

Dispatch center appointments based on distrust in RS members

Recent appointments to the Sweetwater County Combined Communications Joint Powers Board have revealed both a distrust of who appointees from Rock Springs represent and flaws in the county’s board ap...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    March 24, 2022

Seniors support track team's plans for success

The outdoor track season has gotten off to a great start for the Green River Wolves. Sporting a strong group of seniors who have been involved in the program since their freshman days, the team is...

 

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