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 By David Martin    People    January 2, 2019

Students make crafts

Shortly before the start of the Christmas break, students at Expedition Academy hosted students from Truman Elementary School for a fun-filled afternoon geared to get the students into the Christmas...

 

Swimmers take 1st in Rock Springs

Prior to the Christmas break, the Green River High School boys swim team attended the Rock Springs swim meet and came in first. "The Rock Springs meet was pretty interesting. We were better than most...

 

Green River runner named All American

A Green River High School graduate recently earned the title of All-American after a national cross-country competition. Braden Reichl, the son of Dawn and Aaron Reichl of Green River and who is a sop...

 

GRHS speech team finishes 3rd

The speech team competed against 20 teams this weekend and came in third place. The Green River High School Speech and Debate team traveled to Cheyenne to compete in Cheyenne East’s tournament....

 

Our View: Sixth-penny tax use a tough sell

The sixth penny improvement tax is almost certain be on the 2020 ballot. Both cities, as well as the county’s outlying towns, will need infrastructure improvements beyond what they can provide from...

 

Little America manager voices concerns about truck stop

Editor’s note: What follows is a email conversation between Spencer Riggs, on-site general manager at the Little America west of Green River and the Star’s editor, David Martin. In order to provide Riggs’ comments the best context, we decided...

 

Outage underlines internet needs

One day without the internet doesn’t seem like that big of a deal until it happens to you. Last Thursday, as my coworkers and I tried to go about getting our work done, we quickly realized just how...

 

Explore beyond county borders

I had the chance to visit Japan last month. The only thought I’ve had on my mind since returning is how much I’d like to venture away and see world. I’ve always been fascinated with Japan. Its c...

 

Robert Davis

Robert Davis, 65, passed away Dec. 24, 2018, at the Landmark Hospital in Murray, Utah. He was a resident of Green River for the past 40 years. He was born April 2, 1953, in Payson, Utah the son of...

 

Geraldine "Gerry" Mae May

Geraldine “Gerry” Mae May, 87, of Reliance, passed away Dec. 23, 2018, at Sage View Care Center.  She was born on May 11, 1931, in North Platte, Neb., the daughter of Victor Elmer Cederdahl and Flora Wilhelmina Seide. May attended schools and...

 

Linda Sue Tozzi

Linda Sue Tozzi, 64, passed away Dec. 24, 2018, at her home in Reliance surrounded by her family. She was a resident of Wyoming for 43 years and is a former resident of California. Tozzi was born...

 

Luke Elijah Benson

Luke Elijah Benson, 39, passed away Dec. 7, 2018, at his home in Green River. He was a resident of Green River for 14 years and is a former resident of Great Falls, Mont.  Luke was born on Oct. 17,...

 

Karen Ann Cornwell

Karen Ann Cornwell, 69, of Rock Springs passed away Dec. 26, 2018, at her home after a sudden illness. She was born Oct. 8, 1949, in Ann Arbor, Mich., the daughter of Carl E. Jacobs and June Drew...

 

Stacey Dale Warby

Stacey Dale Warby, 59, passed away peacefully early in the morning of Dec. 23, 2018, at the University of Utah Medical Center, after suffering a heart attack several days before. Stacey was born Jan....

 
 By David Martin    County    January 2, 2019

Battle looms over skill games

An opinion issued by the Wyoming Attorney General’s office has determined electronic terminals titled “Wyoming Skill Games” to be illegal, causing establishments in Green River to pull the plug...

 

Christmas weekend fire claims GR home

Not much remains of a trailer that burnt on Dec. 22. All that is left is a hollowed out shell, which once was the home to a family of five. The cause of the fire is still undetermined and the...

 

Mom given probation

A scuffle over a bag of chips and some dip has left one mother with probation. Cory E. McCoy, 31, of Green River appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Nena James sentencing hearing to two...

 

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