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  • City pursues eliminating gas chamber

    Hannah Romero and David Martin|Feb 17, 2022

    The city plans to eliminate use of the gas chamber in the Green River Animal Control Shelter, but is still working out details in order to make the transition complete. The option of eliminating the gas chamber has been discussed among the city council in the past, but no specific action had been taken. A group of protestors stood outside City Hall Jan. 4 to urge the council members to take the gas chamber out of animal control. Addressing this topic was not on the agenda, but at the end of the...

  • Residents' opinions mixed on upcoming tax initiative

    Hannah Romero and David Martin, Staff Writer and Editor|Oct 21, 2021

    As election day looms closer for a 1% general purpose sales tax in Sweetwater County, efforts to sway voters are intensifying. Signs paid for by the Sweetwater GOP urging votes against the tax can be seen in Green River and Rock Springs while a mailer aiming to educate residents about the tax was sent out this earlier this week. In Green River, opinions vary about if the tax should be approved and if it’s needed in the first place. “No, probably not,” Kent Neil, a resident walking his dog at Expedition Island Monday, said. “We’ve got plenty of...

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