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 By David Martin    City    January 15, 2020

New store coming to city

A new store is coming to Green River this year. Bomgaars, a retailer headquartered in Sioux City, Iowa, will be opening a branch in Green River. The store will open at the old Shopko building on...

 

Robert "Bob" Lee Martinez

Robert “Bob” Lee Martinez, 51, passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020 at Mission at Castle Rock in Green River. Robert was born on October 17, 1968 in Rock Springs. Following Cremation, a Celebration of Life will be conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday...

 
 By David Martin    City    January 15, 2020

Man pleas not guilty to murder

A Green River man charged for first degree murder in the death of a five-year-old boy plead not guilty to the charge Friday afternoon. Christopher James Nielsen, 26, made the plea during an...

 

Program allows free searches

A recent update to software and services used by the Sweetwater County Clerk’s Office allows users to seek information without paying for it. The county recently upgraded its online database to the...

 
 By David Martin    City    January 15, 2020

Cause of GR fire still under investigation

The cause of the Washington Square fire Dec. 26 is still being determined according to Green River Fire Chief Mike Nomis. A fire burned through the upper floor of the building and took firefighters...

 

Dominion Energy vows to 'better protect' birds

After it fired an employee who saved ducks from oilfield ponds near Rock Springs, Dominion Energy said it will strive to “better protect” animals that run perilously afoul of its facilities. Dominion will work with wildlife officials to...

 

Stories from Green River: The librarian with the colorful hair

It isn't easy to miss Becky Iwen. While many can easily spot the mother of two by the colorful hair she wears as she works at the Sweetwater County Library, much of Green River's youth have gotten to... Full story

 

College to host Scottish Burns Night

From Western Wyoming Community College Western Wyoming Community College will host Scottish Burns Night on Jan. 25 from 2-4 p.m., in the Rock Springs campus atrium. Scottish Burns Night is a traditional birthday celebration of the Scottish poet and...

 

Suicide severity scale questions now in use at Memorial Hospital

From Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County The healthcare providers at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County have implemented a new set of screening questions to help identify risk and prevent suicide. If you’re coming to the hospital for inpatie...

 

Photo exhibit open at White Mountain Library

From the Community Fire Arts Center Nine Sweetwater County photographers are sharing their original images in a display at the White Mountain Library in Rock Springs now through the end of February. The Sweetwater Photo Open is an annual event in...

 

Our view: New store is a boost for the city's economy

Well, this is exciting, isn’t it? Green River will get a new store later this year as Bomgaars will establish a branch at the old Shopko building. This is an amazing development. When a store closes, it seems to take a long time before someone...

 
 By Tom Gagnon    Opinion    January 15, 2020

State's future might be in Arizona

This is a story about Wyoming’s near future, though it takes place in Arizona. Entering Page, Ariz., the plan was to ask one question of ten people, “With the closing of the coal-fired Navajo Generating Station (NGS), on Nov. 18, 2019, is the...

 

Edward Lee Martin

Edward Lee Martin, 84, of Billings, Montana, passed away on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at his home. A resident of Billings for the past two years and former resident of Green River, Rawlins, and...

 

Wrage no longer football coach

Marty Wrage is no longer the head football coach for Green River High School. A press release issued by Athletics Director Tony Beardsley announced Wrage would not be returning to the role in 2020. Wrage still is an assistant coach for the high...

 

Boys dominate Rock Springs swim meet

The Wolves were on top at the end of a swim meet in Rock Springs over the weekend. The Wolves scored 346 points by the end of the competition, securing a commanding lead over second-place Rock...

 

Basketball teams compete at Taco Johns invite

The Wolves and Lady Wolves traveled to Eastern Wyoming over the weekend to compete in the Taco Johns tournament hosted in Cheyenne and Laramie. The boys struggled throughout the tournament, losing clo...

 

Taylor competes in Chili Bowl nationals this week

Zac Taylor is heading into his fifth run at the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire held inside the River Spirit Expo Center in Tulsa, Okla., this week better prepared and more confident than ever. Last year's Chili Bowl...

 

WGFD sees record Cutt-Slam achievements in 2019

From the Wyoming Game and Fish Department It was a record year for one of the most sought-after achievements for anglers in Wyoming. A total of 144 anglers completed the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Cutt-Slam in 2019. Established in 1996,...

 

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