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 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...

 
 By David Martin    City    May 8, 2019

Commissioner dies Thursday

Don Van Matre, a long-serving Sweetwater County Commissioner and former mayor of Green River, died early Thursday morning at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. He was 76. Flags were flown at...

 
 By David Martin    County    May 8, 2019

Vacancy delayed to May 21

With the passing of Sweetwater County Commissioner Don Van Matre Thursday morning, the county commissioners will need to declare his position vacant. However, the commissioners decided to wait until t...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    May 8, 2019

Boys soccer rebounds after two shutouts

The week wasn’t kind to the Green River High School boys soccer team. Following a game postponement in Evanston April 26, the boys went back the following Monday and were shutout in a 4-0 loss to...

 
 By David Martin    County    May 1, 2019

Bond set for alleged strip club shooter

Circuit Court Judge John Prokos set bond for Joaquin Leon-Guzman at $750,000 cash or surety Tuesday afternoon, citing Leon-Guzman as a flight risk. Leon-Guzman, 33, is charged with felony aggravated...

 
 By David Martin    People    May 1, 2019

Slaton earns GR recognition

One city resident’s work at clearing snow and ice along a portion of Flaming Gorge Way was recently recognized by the Green River City Council. Throughout the winter and early spring months, Aaron...

 
 By David Martin    Opinion    May 1, 2019

Officials needed invites

Sitting at Rocky Mountain Power’s presentation last week, there was something missing at the meeting. Representatives from the Rock Springs municipal government were in attendance, as were...

 
 By David Martin    County    May 1, 2019

Impact of RMP study unknown

How an early retirement of two units at the Jim Bridger Power Plant will impact the county’s valuation remains to be seen, but Sweetwater County Assessor Dave Divis said the valuation of the plant...

 
 By David Martin    County    May 1, 2019

Airport hosts active shooter drill

As 147 people prepared to board a direct flight to Wendover, Nev., for long weekend of fun Saturday afternoon, airport and emergency management officials prepared for a situation everyone hopes won't...

 
 By David Martin    City    May 1, 2019

Residents express recycling woes

A discussion about a proposed senior discount for Green River residents shifted focus to the curbside recycling program offered by Wyoming Waste Management Tuesday evening, with many residents...

 
 By David Martin    City    April 25, 2019

Consultant to study drop structures

The city has contracted with a consultant to review the drop structures placed in the river to evaluate their status and receive proposals for possible design solutions. The agreement, which will...

 
 By David Martin    City    April 25, 2019

City joins class action opiate suit

The City of Green River will seek damages related to opiate addiction after a vote by the city council last week. The Green River City Council approved an agreement with attorneys Charles Barnum and...

 
 By David Martin    City    April 25, 2019

City seeks transfer station bids

The city is accepting bids for repair work to the city’s Solid Waste Transfer Station. The call for bids was issued last week, with the closing date listed for May 9. A bid meeting will take place...

 
 By David Martin    Opinion    April 25, 2019

Powerful play: Metroid

I took a short break from writing about old Nintendo games in the past few months. This is mostly because I got tied up hunting down the legendary animals in “Red Dead Redemption 2” and running a...

 
 By David Martin    County    April 25, 2019

Study suggests phasing out 2 units at power plant

An updated analysis conducted by Rocky Mountain Power suggests it would lower costs for customers if it sped up the retirement of four power-generating units in Southwest Wyoming, including two units...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    April 17, 2019

Seeking improvement over break

Residents driving by Wolves Stadium Monday evening would have seen the Wolves soccer team working hard at a time when most high school students are enjoying spring break. For head coach Chris Bieber,...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    April 17, 2019

New cheerleading coach chosen for GRHS

A new coach has been selected to head up Green River High School's cheerleading program. According to Tony Beardsley, Sweetwater County School District No. 2's Athletics Director, Allison Meredith...

 
 By David Martin    City    April 17, 2019

Solid waste meeting set for April 30

A workshop meeting set for April 30 will give the Green River City Council a chance to discuss a discount for residents aged 62 and older and the future of Wyoming Waste Systems recycling program....

 

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