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 By Staff Report    City    September 5, 2018

Former mayor dies Thurs.

A former Green River resident and longtime mayor of the city died Thursday at his home in Laramie. Richard Waggener was born in Green River Jan. 24, 1930, and would become a key member of the community before leaving the city in 1988. Waggener was el...

 
 By Staff Report    County    July 11, 2018

Rubeck seeks election

The owner of the Fish Bowl Restaurant and Bowling Center wants to become the next Sweetwater County Assessor. Perri Rubeck, a Republican, thinks changes need to be made in local government and in the assessor’s office. “The assessor’s office...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    July 11, 2018

Troubles force Taylor into pits

A promising beginning of the night ended with Zac Taylor sitting in the pits because of mechanical problems in the Todd Henry owned midget last Saturday at I-76 Speedway. “Todd replaced all the crank triggers and in the heat we thought we finally...

 
 By Staff Report    County    June 27, 2018

Utah resident dies at Flaming Gorge

A 48-year-old Utah man drowned while competing in a fishing derby Saturday afternoon. The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office identified the man as Lance Heninger of North Ogden, Utah. According to the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office, Heninger...

 
 By Staff Report    County    June 20, 2018

Resident vies for clerk

A Green River resident announced she will challenge incumbent Donnalee Bobak for Sweetwater County Clerk of District Court. Annette Eychner, a Democrat, issued a campaign announcement last week. "I...

 
 By Staff Report    County    June 20, 2018

Republican sets sights on sheriff

A 21-year veteran of the Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office announced his intent to campaign for Sweetwater County Sheriff. John Grossnickle, a Republican originally from Cheyenne, holds a bachelor...

 
 By Staff Report    County    June 20, 2018

Barbuto campaigns for county commissioner

A former state legislator seeks election to the Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners. Rock Springs resident Joe Barbuto, a Democrat, announced his intent to run last week in a press release...

 
 By Staff Report    County    June 20, 2018

Lloyd seeks commissioners office

A Green River resident has decided to seek election to the Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners. Roy Lloyd, a 14-year resident of the county, said he wants to forge new relationships and...

 
 By Staff Report    County    June 13, 2018

RS attorney suspended

A Rock Springs attorney was suspended by the Wyoming Supreme Court for rule violations of the Wyoming Rules of Professional Conduct. According to a press release, Robert Hiatt Jr., was issued an order of 30-day suspension to begin July 2. According...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    June 13, 2018

Racer takes 2nd, 2 top-5 finishes

Green River’s Zac Taylor took second in his ASCS Frontier Region debut at Gillette Thunder Speedway June 1. “For our first sprint car race of the season with a new engine, I couldn’t be more excited,” Taylor said. “It was a phenomenal...

 
 By Staff Report    County    June 6, 2018

Republican seeks election as clerk

A Republican candidate is seeking to become the next Sweetwater County Clerk. Cindy Lane announced her candidacy in an email to the Green River Star. Lane, who lives in Rock Springs, currently serves the Sweetwater County Republican Party as its...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    May 30, 2018

County swimmers take state title

Swimmers from the Sweetwater Aquatics Team earned a state championship earlier this year. The swimmers competed at the 2018 winter championships representing both Green River and Rock Springs. The...

 
 By Staff Report    County    May 23, 2018

Re-election sought in House District 60

Representative John Freeman, D-Green River, is seeking re-election to his House District 60 seat. Freeman has served HD 60 in the Wyoming House since winning his first election in 2010. During Freeman’s tenure as a representative, he has served on...

 
 By Staff Report    People    May 23, 2018

Hall of famers announced

Green River High School’s 2018 hall of fame inductees include a World War II airman, a professor of engineering from the University of Wyoming, a doctor and two girl’s basketball teams. Athletics Director Tony Beardsley announced the inductees...

 
 By Staff Report    City    May 16, 2018

Re-election sought in HD39

Green River resident Stan Blake is seeking another term as the House District 39 representative in the Wyoming Legislature. Blake, a Democrat, has served in the legislature since 2007, spending the last 11 years representing HD 39. “I wish to say...

 
 By Staff Report    County    May 9, 2018

County attorney seeks 2nd term

Sweetwater County Attorney Daniel Erramouspe announced that he will be seeking a second term as the county attorney. A Republican, Erramouspe was elected in 2014. "Working alongside the fine officers...

 
 By Staff Report    City    May 9, 2018

Ward 1 seat sought

A relative newcomer to Green River seeks the Ward 1 seat on the Green River City Council. Sherry Bushman announced her intent to run for election on a Facebook page she created, Friends of Sherry...

 
 By Staff Report    City    May 9, 2018

Re-election sought

Green River City Councilman Gary Killpack is seeking another term as Ward 3's representative. "It is my love for this area that motivates me to continue serving the most important part of Green River...

 
 By Staff Report    City    May 9, 2018

Council bid launched

Jim Zimmerman has his sights set on becoming a member of the Green River City Council. Zimmerman, who works as a code enforcement specialist with the Sweetwater County planning and Zoning Department,...

 
 By Staff Report    County    May 2, 2018

Bobak seeks 3rd term as clerk of court

Donnalee Bobak is seeking another term as the Sweetwater County Clerk of District Court. The Green River resident, a Republican, is finishing her second term in the office. “I want to thank the citizens of Sweetwater County for their confidence in...

 
 By Staff Report    County    May 2, 2018

Coroner seeks re-election

Dale Majhanovich seeks another term as Sweetwater County Coroner, offering residents more than three decades of experience in the position A Rock Springs native, Majhanovich graduated from the Rock Springs High School and went to Western Wyoming...

 
 By Staff Report    County    April 25, 2018

County assessor seeks first term in office

Sweetwater County Assessor David Divis seeks election to his first full term this year. Divis, a Democrat, was selected to replace Pat Drinkle when she retired earlier this year. After he was...

 
 By Staff Report    County    April 25, 2018

Slaughter seeks another term

Sweetwater County Treasurer Robb Slaughter will seek another term in office and plans to campaign for Sweetwater County Treasurer. Slaughter, a Democrat, issued a campaign announcement Wednesday...

 
 By Staff Report    County    April 18, 2018

Herberger's will close in Rock Springs

Like J.C. Penney, Hastings, K-Mart and Sports Authority before it, Herberger’s in Rock Springs will close its doors. Bon-Ton Stores Inc., which owns Herberger’s, announced on its website Tuesday that the company will wind down operations after a...

 
 By Staff Report    City    April 18, 2018

PD seeks unwanted drugs

Residents with unwanted prescription drugs can take them to a drop off box at Smith’s Food and Drug Saturday. The drop off is sponsored by the Green River Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration and takes place from 10 a.m., to 2...

 

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