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 By David Martin    City    April 17, 2019

Developments made in burglary investigations

The Green River Police Department is making progress in investigations regarding several burglaries occurring in the city during the past few months. According to Jamie Green, spokeswoman for the...

 
 By David Martin    County    April 17, 2019

MHSC earns CT accreditation

Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County earned a three year accreditation in computed tomography from the American College of Radiology according to a recent release from the hospital. According to...

 
 By David Martin    County    April 10, 2019

County grant will pay for industrial site study

The Wyoming State Loans and Investments Board awarded a $50,000 grant to Sweetwater County last week to help the county create a plan to attract industrial development near the Southwest Wyoming...

 
 By David Martin    City    April 10, 2019

Region V BOCES seeks .2 mill levy from SCSD No.2

By DAVID MARTIN Publisher Region V Board of Cooperative Educational Services, which services several school districts including Sweetwater County School District No. 2, seeks a .2 mill levy from the...

 
 By David Martin    City    April 10, 2019

City works to fill potholes

Winter weather in Green River has created a number of potholes the city is working to address. With the weather improving throughout the last week, more potholes have appeared on city streets....

 
 By David Martin    Sports    April 10, 2019

SWAT members earn many titles at state meet

The Sweetwater Aquatics Team, a group of swimmers from Green River, Rock Springs and Lyman, were declared the team champions of the winter state swim meet for USA Swimming in Laramie. The team...

 
 By David Martin    People    April 3, 2019

Advance performance of "Bright Star" shown

A red carpet welcome awaited anyone walking into Green River High School Monday evening. The high school's theater department hosted a special advance performance of "Bright Star" which will have its...

 
 By David Martin    Opinion    April 3, 2019

Thoughts on a recent historical event

Given the context of our relatively short lives on this beautiful world we live on, it’s hard to think of a lot occurring within our lifetimes as being truly historic. It has been said that each gen...

 
 By David Martin    County    April 3, 2019

Lodging tax to increase to 4%

The county’s local lodging tax is set to increase this month, up to 4 percent as a result of voter approval during the 2018 election. Jenissa Meredith, executive director of the Sweetwater County Jo...

 
 By David Martin    City    April 3, 2019

Early Star a historical snapshot

(Publisher’s note: the following article is a teaser for the Star’s annual Historical Edition, which is found in this week’s newspaper.) The earliest Green River Star available to anyone is...

 
 By David Martin    County    March 27, 2019

Petition was not sent by county

A double-sided sheet of paper, with one side urging residents to fight Love’s Travel Stop’s ambition to build a truck stop west of Jamestown, while the other side features a copy of the...

 
 By David Martin    County    March 27, 2019

Genesis Alkali mine visited by U.S. senator, secretary of labor last week

The Genesis Alkali trona mine west of Green River hosted a tour for U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., and Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta Tuesday. According to Enzi, he invites the secretaries he...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 27, 2019

Wilson sentenced Thursday

Former Green River City Councilman Allan Wilson’s plea agreement was finalized during his sentencing hearing Thursday morning. Pleading guilty to sexual abuse of a minor in the second degree,...

 
 By David Martin    Opinion    March 27, 2019

Ultimately, Wilson ruined himself

I remember running into Allan Wilson at Smith’s a few years ago. He had been a member of the Green River City Council for a year or so at that point. He was on his way out and I was going in to...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    March 27, 2019

Strong players return to team

The Lady Wolves return to the field this year with a large group of freshmen and several returning players from last year. Head girls soccer coach Tracy Wyant said the team attracted 14 freshmen and h...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    March 27, 2019

Girls find their footing at tournament

While the boys soccer team traveled to Worland for competition, the Lady Wolves had the opportunity to stay home and compete in the annual Todd Malonek Southwest Invitational during the weekend. The t...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    March 27, 2019

Boys aim for state again

Practices haven’t gone as well as head boys soccer coach Chris Bieber would have liked, but the Wolves coach sees the team making another appearance at State this year. With seven returning seniors...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    March 27, 2019

Boys' season starts 3-1 at Worland

While the first game wasn’t the outcome they wanted, the Green River High School boys soccer team came home with three wins after losing their game of the season. “We were still trying to figure o...

 
 By David Martin    County    March 20, 2019

Drought conditions may improve

Local snowstorms have dumped inches throughout Sweetwater County during the past few months, but the area is still considered abnormally dry according to a report from the U.S. Drought Monitor...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 20, 2019

Sharing a powerful story

For Cheryl James, Climb Wyoming has given her the opportunity to provide for her family and stay in a community with a great school system. James, speaking to the Green River City Council during an...

 
 By David Martin    County    March 20, 2019

Bill allows community colleges to issue bachelors degrees

A bill signed by Gov. Mark Gordon will allow the state’s community colleges to issue bachelors degrees without input from the University of Wyoming. The bill, Senate File 111, was signed Friday....

 
 By David Martin    County    March 20, 2019

Sales tax revenue increases in March

An increase in sales tax receipts in March led to increases in the amount collected by the state and for the Optional Fifth Percent Tax levied in Sweetwater County. According to Sweetwater County...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    March 13, 2019

Wolves season ends against Evanston

While Green River High School's boys basketball team made it to the state tournament for the first time since 2009, the Wolves were knocked out of the competition following losses to Campbell County...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 13, 2019

Superintendent plans retirement

Sweetwater County School District No. 2's longtime superintendent will retire June 2020. Donna Little-Kaumo announced her intent to retire Tuesday night at the district board of trustees meeting. She...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 13, 2019

Landfill recycling: A temporary fix

Taking Green River’s curbside recycling to the Rock Springs Landfill is only a temporary solution according to Michelle Foote, Rocks Springs site manager for Wyoming Waste Systems. Foote said the...

 

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