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Articles from the January 17, 2018 edition

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 By David Martin    City    January 17, 2018

City approves grant requests

In an extremely short meeting Tuesday night, the Green River City Council approved several grant requests to fund several needs within the city’s fire department, as well as transportation and swimm...

 

Sixth-penny tax to be removed soon

By STEPHANIE THOMPSON People Editor The Special Purpose Use Tax, also known as the sixth-penny tax, will stop April 1. During the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting Tuesday morning, Chairman Reid...

 

Legislator wants eased CBD laws

A Green River legislator seeks to ease restrictions for patients to legally purchase CBD, an oil extract from hemp plants its proponents claim can be used to treat a variety of medical problems. Stan...

 
 By David Martin    City    January 17, 2018

Green River family will appear on 'Family Feud' game show Monday

A Green River family got to experience the excitement of being on a television game show, with the episode airing locally Monday. Mary Williams, along with her sons Stephen and Ryan, daughter Erika...

 

2 GR men sentenced

Editor’s note: Due to the graphic nature of one of these particular cases, as well as a need to protect the victims’ identities, the affidavit information supporting either case will not be...

 

Mary M. Sundeen

Mary M. Sundeen, 100, resident of Lakota, N.D., died Jan. 1, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Society in Lakota. Mary Mae Cole was born May 20, 1917, at Doyon, N.D., the daughter of Frank and Ann (Nixon) Co...

 

Shirley Perry

Shirley Perry, 88, of Green River, passed away Jan. 7, 2018, at Cedarwood Assisted Living in Sandy, Utah.  She was a long time resident of Green River and former resident of Salt Lake City, Utah....

 

Henry David Herwaldt

Henry David Herwaldt, 63, of Green River passed away Jan. 12, 2018, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. He was born Jan. 29, 1954, in Elmhurst, Ill., the son of Raymond Herwaldt and Joyce Wade...

 

John Sidney Jackson

John Sidney Jackson, 76, of Rock Springs, died Jan. 11, 2018, at his home. He was a long time resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Leadville, Colo., Jackson died following a three-month ill...

 

Marian Armstrong Hautala

Marian Armstrong Hautala, 84, of Rock Springs, died Jan. 9, 2018, at Sage View Care Center. She was a lifelong resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was born in Rock Springs April 4, 1933, to Robert...

 

Deborah "Debbie" Anne Flores

Deborah "Debbie" Anne Flores, 56, of Green River passed away peacefully  Saturday Jan. 13, 2018, surrounded by her family. She was born Oct. 29, 1961, in Nottingham, England, the daughter of Michael...

 

Brice Richard Bartlett

Brice Richard Bartlett, 64 of Rock Springs, passed away Jan. 8, 2018, at his home. Bartlett was a long time resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Casper. He died following a lengthy...

 

Our View: Plate bill will help wildlife

Wyoming’s greatest natural resource doesn’t lie beneath the earth. Sure, those minerals provide for the livelihoods of many residents across Wyoming, but when someone mentions our state to another person, the image that comes to mind is not of a...

 

How long will you stay, doctor?

It is no news that there is perineal shortage of doctors in the rural U.S. While about 20 percent of the U.S. population lives in rural areas, only around 9 percent of the physicians practice in rural areas. Rural medicine poses a number of problems...

 

Bill proposes license plate for wildlife connectivity

The Muley Fanatics Foundation is drumming up support for a legislative bill that would help create wildlife crossings through the purchase of special license plates. The bill, known as House Bill 39,...

 

Kids enjoy learning about birds

Jackson Elementary School students laughed, exclaimed and just sat there with their mouths wide open when they learned some interesting bird facts. Last Wednesday, two employees from Scales and Tails...

 

Kids given hats senior citizens made

Children will have nice, warm hats to wear this winter thanks to a group of senior citizens. Last Wednesday, seniors representing Golden Hour Senior Center stopped by the Sweetwater County Child Devel...

 

Students move on to county spelling bee

Students at Monroe Intermediate School competed with one another to determine who the best spellers were at the school last week. The school hosted its annual spelling bee Thursday, featuring students...

 

GR speech team comes out on top again

Even though the speech team hadn’t competed in about a month, it was able to come home with another first-place finish. This weekend, the Green River High School Speech and Debate team traveled to C...

 

Marine Corps League donates to 2 organizations

Members of the Lance Corporal Chance Phelps Detachment, Marine Corps League of Wyoming, recently made two charitable donations from funds raised during its annual Marine Corps Birthday Ball, which took place in November. The money was raised through...

 

Regional science fair to take place

Western Wyoming Community College is pleased to invite residents to the 2018 Southwest Regional Science Fair, Thursday, Jan, 25. Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) students, in grades sixth through 12th, who entered will show their...

 

Wolves notch two more victories

The Wolves added two more games to the win column during the weekend, defeating the Cheyenne South Bison 46-36 Friday evening, and the Laramie Plainsmen 69-41 Saturday afternoon. The Wolves started th...

 

Lady Wolves win 1 and lose 1 at home

The Green River High School Lady Wolves team split the weekend with a loss and a win at home. On Friday, the Lady Wolves took on Cheyenne South High School and came out on top with a 54-40 win. “I...

 

Wolves swimmers finish 2nd during weekend

The Green River High School boys swimming team traveled to Cheyenne and came home with a second-place finish. On Friday, the team competed in duals at Cheyenne Central and beat them in the duals....

 

GR Councilman in jail

Editor's note: Due to the graphic nature of these particular cases and a need to protect the victim's identity, even the redacted court documents supporting the charges will not be published. Green...

 

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