Articles from the January 5, 2023 edition
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Getting down to business in 2023
Government business for the new year got underway when returning incumbents and newly elected officials got to work this week during the Board of County Commissioners meeting Tuesday morning and...
Emergency services respond to fires, sliding plane
The Green River Fire Department, Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office, and other local law enforcement and first responder agencies have responded to several emergencies over the last two weeks, includi... Full story
Our View: New year, new look, same Star
It’s the start of a new year — the time when people reevaluate their lives and make resolutions in order to make changes. Usually these changes are in an effort to continually be growing and improving. As a newspaper, we wanted to make a few...
Enroll Wyoming offers free help with health insurance
I have worked in public health for almost 20 years, and one of the top concerns that always comes forward is access to quality health care for an affordable price. Fast forward to today where I am proud to lead the Enroll Wyoming program where we...
Green River Police Department reports for Dec. 22 - Jan. 1
Green River Police Department reports for Dec. 22 At 7:25 a.m., officers responded to a report of a hit and run. The reporting party advised that their fence had been hit sometime during the night. Officers observed the damage but were unable to... Full story
Sheriff's office hosts community emergency response training
The sheriff’s office emergency management and homeland security division recently announced their upcoming community emergency response team training for interested volunteers. Training is designed to be completed over two separate weekends. The... Full story
Trona Valley FCU donates $10,000 to McKenzie Home project
Bringing the McKenzie Home to the old Washington Square school building is still an ongoing project, but progress is being made, especially with donations like Trona Valley Federal Credit Union's...
Barrasso nominates Green River student to U.S. Service Academy
On Dec. 21, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) announced that he has nominated Green River student Triston Drozd for an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy. “It is an honor to nominate Triston to a U.S. service academy to represent the Cowboy... Full story
Golden Hour Senior Center January Schedule
Wind River Casino Bus Trip: GHSC will host a Wind River Casino Bus trip Jan. 20. This will be a day trip to Riverton leaving GHSC at 8 a.m. and returning to GHSC at 7 p.m. Transportation is free for seniors 60 and over. You will need to bring your... Full story
Sweetwater County Birth Announcements
Lauryn Burge of Rock Springs has announced the birth of her daughter Ophelianna Louise Burge, who was born Dec. 7, 2022. Alexander Yeaman and Lakaya Hamblin of Green River have announced the birth of their son Hudson Tyler Yeaman, who was born Dec.... Full story
Wolves take 4th at Laramie Holiday Invite
There wasn't much of a holiday break for the Green River Wolves Swimming and Diving team. They traveled to Laramie and competed on December 29 and 30. Green River's Brady Young dominated the 200 and...
Passion for kids has kept Montoya in the gym
CHEYENNE - Ray Montoya passed by what he thought was an abandoned building when he walked to his grandmother's south Cheyenne house after school each day. One afternoon, the 7-year-old Montoya peeked...
Grizzly conflicts down; Game and Fish Department counts just over 170 in 2022
CASPER — Wyoming’s grizzly bears — and the humans who manage them — have had a standout year. Conflicts, the official designation for confrontations between bears and people or their property, were the lowest the state has recorded since...