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Articles from the January 10, 2018 edition

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 By David Martin    City    January 10, 2018

Voluntary reductions sought

Sweetwater County School District No. 2 will initiate a voluntary separation program. The district’s board of trustees voted Tuesday night to approve the voluntary separation program after a 24...

 

BLM responds to county letter

The Bureau of Land Management responded to the Sweetwater County Commissioners letter about the removal of juniper trees on Little Mountain with a letter of its own. After reading this letter, Commiss...

 

Girl found safe on Interstate 80

An early morning commute to work Monday resulted in the rescue of a girl suffering from hypothermia. According to Stephanie Harsha, public involvement specialist for the Wyoming Department of...

 
 By David Martin    City    January 10, 2018

Concert supports veterans

Anyone passing by the American Legion Tom Whitmore Post 28 in Green River Saturday night would have heard the building barely containing the music coming from within. Inside, a packed house listened t...

 

Eric Aldinger

Eric Aldinger, 75, of Green River, passed away quietly Thursday Jan. 4, 2018, in Salt Lake City. He was born Sept. 17, 1942, in Torun, Poland while that region was occupied by German troops. His...

 

William (Bill) Graham

William (Bill) Graham of Green River, died Jan. 2, 2018, in Palm Springs, Calif., while on vacation. He was born in Washington, D.C., June 5, 1942. He was adopted by Malcolm and Margaret Pitzer...

 

Leland Leon Brady

Leland Leon Brady, 95, of Green River, passed away Jan. 3, 2018, in his home. He was born Nov. 29, 1922, in Fairview, Utah, to Philip Brady and Zelma Elvira Sherman Brady. He was the oldest of 10...

 

Alfred "Ray" Brazell

Alfred "Ray" Brazell, 89, passed away Dec. 25, 2017, in Rock Springs. He was a resident of Pinedale for 50 years and a former resident of Cheyenne. Ray was born on June 5, 1928, in Baggs, the son of...

 

Curtis Wayne Keelin Jr.

Curtis Wayne Keelin Jr. died Dec.31, 2017. He was a a resident of Rock Springs since 2000 and former resident of San Jose, Calif.   He was born Dec. 23, 1967, in Denver, the son of Curtis Wayne Keelin and Estella Munez. Keelin attended schools in...

 

Yvonne Adele Larson

Yvonne Adele Larson, 76, passed away Jan. 7, 2018, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County, surrounded by her family. She was a resident of Sweetwater County for 41 years and a former resident of...

 

Gardenia Joyce Leo

Gardenia Joyce Leo, 66, passed away Jan.1, 2018, in Fort Collins, Colo. She was born Oct. 24, 1951, in Rock Springs, the daughter of Ping G. Leo and Fone M. Chin. Gardenia attended schools in Rock...

 

Our View: Our city is worth investing in

As Green River continues to face economic challenges, we’re happy to see people still believe in establishing businesses in the city. Last week, the Green River City Council approved a liquor license for the Town Bar and Grill, a restaurant aiming...

 

Zuckerberg and his goal to 'fix' Facebook in 2018

When you head up one of the world’s largest tech companies, your plans inevitably become the news. Such is the case with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who recently announced his goal for 2018 is to...

 
 By Lu Sweet    Opinion    January 10, 2018

Lifelong Learning: Time as a resource

I couldn’t sleep the other night so I got up and watched some late night TV. As I was flipping through the channels, I actually came across a gentleman talking about time management. I can’t recall his name right now nor the channel the show was...

 

Artifact of the Month: The once-fashionable nightcap

At first glance, it may look odd. What was its exact purpose? When would someone wear something like this? What is it exactly? This artifact is a nightcap, which was also referred to as a dust cap, bo...

 

GR author receives another award

A Green River author who was once again recognized for her writing was delighted by the news of her award. Christine Alethea Williams, who's pen name is Alethea Williams, the author of "Nààpiikoan...

 

Former GR student advances in medical program

Nineteen medical students from across Wyoming, attending the University of Washington School of Medicine at the University of Wyoming, are moving on to the clinical phase of their education. Among those students is JayCee Mikesell, a second-year med...

 

Retirement party set for bank employee

A 19-year employee with U.S. Bank will be honored Saturday, Jan. 13, by U.S. Bank for her many years of service to the Green River community. “We are grateful to Carol Stoeger for her many years of service to U.S. Bank,” Angela Shutran, at U.S....

 

Artist displays recent work

New art work by local artist David von Metz is on display at the Community Fine Arts Center now through Feb. 3. The public is invited to a reception for the artist Saturday, Jan. 13, from 2-4 p.m. Metz has been a Rock Springs resident for 25 years...

 

Wrestlers take 3rd at Thoman

The annual Thoman wrestling tournament started strong for the Green River Wolves, as the team dominated the Pool A portion of the tournament. However, the Wolves slipped during the Gold Bracket,...

 

Lady Wolves lose three in Cheyenne

The Green River High School Lady Wolves basketball team struggled this weekend and lost all three games. The team traveled to Cheyenne to complete in the Cheyenne Invite. On Thursday, the Lady Wolves...

 

Boys basketball remains strong in Cheyenne

The Wolves’ road trip to Cheyenne may have resulted in their first loss of the season, but the boys remained strong and held their ground against other teams competing in the Cheyenne Invite. The...

 

Wolves swimmers take 1st during weekend meet

The Green River Wolves swimming and diving team continued competition this weekend with a home meet and a meet in Evanston. During the Evanston meet, the team dominated the competition and came out wi...

 

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