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Shutdown does not impact food

With the Federal government still shut down many organizations are starting to feel the trickle effect of that shut down. However, Linda Martin, Sweetwater County School District No. 2 nutrition...

 
 By David Martin    City    January 23, 2019

Storm brings heavy snow to GR

A statewide snowstorm brought several inches of snowfall to Sweetwater County Monday evening. According to Geri Swanson, a meteorologist from the National Weather Service office in Riverton, a...

 

Emergency management funded by grant

A grant matched by Sweetwater County will continue to be used to fund two full-time Sweetwater County Emergency Management Agency positions. During the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting Tuesday...

 
 By David Martin    City    January 23, 2019

Water main breaks Monday

Residents living near West Flaming Gorge Way found themselves without water for a few hours Monday as city crews worked to repair a broken water main. According to Public Works Director Mark...

 

Deborah Lynn Reddick Noland

Deborah Lynn Reddick Noland, 61, of Rock Springs passed away Jan. 20, 2019, surrounded by her family at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County after an unexpected illness. She was born March 31, 1958....

 

Vernon "Vern" Gary Robertson

Vernon "Vern" Gary Robertson, 70, of Rock Springs died Jan. 19, 2019, at IMC Hospital, in Salt Lake City after short illness. He was born Jan. 21, 1948, in Rock Springs, the son of Joseph "Joe" and...

 

Bobby Joe Cudney

Bobby Joe Cudney was born Oct. 27, 1932, in Mansfield, Mo. He passed away on Jan. 17, 2019, in Murray, Utah, at Intermountain Medical Center. Bob was a longtime resident of Green River. He was...

 

Laura Deonne Pearson

Laura Deonne Pearson, 48, passed away Jan. 19, 2019, at her home. She was a resident of Rock Springs for the past 10 years and former resident of Idaho.   She was born April 1, 1970, in Rupert,...

 

Our View: Bills will not promote transparency

In any democratic government, transparency is key to good governance and enhances trust between the people government serves and the elected officials sworn to represent their constants. When Gov. Mark Gordon announced his intent to form a financial...

 

Letter: BLM lease deferrals called for

Southwest Wyoming anchors the longest known mule deer migration in the world.  This region is also central in the nation’s energy development, and current federal “energy dominance” policy has sped up the leasing process.  Despite the...

 

Hospital thanks county for $1 million

Like anything, a 40-year-old building shows signs of wear. Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County is no exception. Sweetwater Memorial has a list of projects on its maintenance list. One of those at the top of that list is a project to upgrade the...

 

Changes coming to Star

Changes are coming to the Green River Star, and we’re definitely excited about what the future holds. The change readers will likely notice this week is new titles given to Stephanie Thompson and...

 

Lady Wolves win 1, lose 1

The Lady Wolves basketball team won on their own court against Jackson Saturday, but they lost on the road to Evanston. Both the Evanston and Jackson games were conference games, taking the Lady...

 

GR wrestlers take 1st in Idaho tournament

The Wolves wrestlers came home with an impressive first-place finish after competing in the Tiger Grizz Invitational in Idaho Falls, Idaho, over the weekend. The Wolves scored 223 points during the tournament, edging out Columbia High School, which s...

 

Wolves swimmers earn another 1st-place finish

The boys swimming and diving team continues to show their skills in a couple of smaller meets this weekend. On Friday the Green River High School Wolves swimming and diving team traveled to Lyman to...

 

Boys basketball defeats Jackson, readies for Star Valley

A chance to play at home greatly benefited the Wolves when taking on the Jackson Hole Broncs Saturday. While an away game against Evanston didn’t end their way, losing 59-52 in a close game against...

 

LEGO mania at the library

The Sweetwater County Library was bustling with children all there to build things with LEGOs. During the library’s LEGO Olympics, children could participate in three timed events at a chance to...

 

Program checks on GR residents

On frigid, snowy days like Monday and Tuesday, a program at Golden Hour Senior Center helps check on homebound residents to ensure they’re safe. The home delivered meals program at the center provid...

 

GRHS speech team dominates meet

The speech and debate team came home with another first-place finish after this weekend’s tournament. The Green River High School Speech and Debate team traveled to Star Valley to compete against...

 

Carole King tribute concert to take place Monday

‘Tapestry’ is the premier musical tribute to Carole King because it recreates the sound and vibe of a 1970’s Carole King concert experience following her legendary album, “Tapestry,” the multi-million selling album of 1971. The Sweetwater...

 

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