Articles from the March 2, 2016 edition

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Police Reports

Officers responded to a nuisance property complaint on Evans Street. Officers responded to a parking complaint on Wind River Drive. The owner of the vehicle was contacted and moved the vehicle. Officers tagged a vehicle following a parking complaint...

 By Staff Report    City    March 2, 2016

DCI, GRPD swats wrong home

A SWAT action initiated by the Wyoming Department of Criminal Investigation and local law enforcement resulted in an accidental raid on an unrelated home in Green River. According to the Green River Police Department, members of the county’s joint...


Statistics help move program forward

A class geared toward fall prevention for Green River seniors will start later this month. Starting March 14, the Golden Hour Senior Center will begin a 10-week-long class called Better, Balance,...


Senior menus/activities

Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center Menu March 3-5 Thursday — Continental breakfast — Malt O Meal, scrambled eggs with cheese, onion, peppers, toast Brunch/breakfast — Hard-boiled egg with toast and cheese slice, beef and pasta, green salad,...


Kids attend Dr. Seuss event

The popular Dr. Seuss book "Green Eggs and Ham" came to life on stage this weekend at the Sweetwater County Library. During the Dr. Seuss party Saturday afternoon, children had the chance to get...


Karen Lee Marty

Karen Lee Marty, 62, passed away Feb. 24, 2016, at her home. A longtime resident of Green River, she passed away following a battle with cancer. She was born on Oct. 1, 1953, in Pasadena, Calif., the... Full story


Edward "Bert" Lucero Sr.

Edward "Bert" Lucero Sr., 67, of Green River died Feb. 19, 2016, at the William Christoffersen Veterans Home in Salt Lake City. He died following a two-month illness. Lucero was born Sept. 19, 1948,... Full story


Diane E. Jones

Diane E. Jones, 76, of Rock Springs, passed away Feb. 24, 2016, at the home of her daughter surrounded by her family. A longtime resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Beloit, Kan., Jones... Full story


Gary E. Hess

Gary E. Hess, 60, of Green River died Feb. 26, 2016, at the Huntsman Cancer Center in Salt Lake City. He was born July 26, 1955, in Ajo, Ariz., the son of John Hess and Rachael Rendon Hess. He... Full story


Mungo Brown

Mungo Brown, 89, of Rock Springs, passed away Feb. 23, 2016, at the Sage View Care Center, where he had been a resident for six days. A longtime resident of Rock Springs, Brown died following a... Full story


Well-known author encourages GR students to write every day

Inspiring young children to write is something Green River residents want to continue to do. One way to do this is by bringing well-known authors to the schools. Last Wednesday, students listened to...


Back on top: GRHS Speech Team takes 1st place

In a dominate fashion, the Green River High School Speech and Debate Team brought home another first-place finish. This past weekend the students traveled to Greybull for its tournament; and the trip...

 By Lillian Palmer    People    March 2, 2016

Kids prepare to perform 'Grease'

Green River will soon be hearing "Grease" and many other favorite songs when Green River High School performs the high-school version of the Broadway musical stage hit, "Grease." Performances of the...


Couple celebrates 60 years of marriage

Bobby and Donna Lewis Cudney of Green River will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on March 3, 2016. An open house in their honor will take place, Saturday, March 5 at the United...

 By David Martin    City    March 2, 2016

Mission seeks hospice partnership

A week after announcing their intent to take ownership of The Villa, Mission Health Services CEO Gary Kelso spoke to the Sweetwater County Commissioners regarding a proposed change in services. Missio...

 By David Martin    County    March 2, 2016

County GOP hosts precinct caucuses

Super Tuesday fever struck in Sweetwater County for the county’s GOP. Several dozen Republican party supporters gathered at Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs to choose delegates for...

 By Lillian Palmer    City    March 2, 2016

City orders utility rate study

Residents will see some changes in their city utility rates in the future. Last night, the Green River City Council approved a city-wide rate study, which is expected to start at the end of April....

 By Lillian Palmer    City    March 2, 2016

City's rails get sharpened

People driving over the bridge on Uinta Drive during the past couple nights may have noticed a very brightly lit train sitting in the Green River rail yard. It may even have resembled city building li...


Matt Anderson

Matt Anderson, 88, of Rock Springs passed away Feb. 23, 2016, at the Sage View Care Center in Rock Springs. A lifelong resident of Rock Springs, Anderson had been in ill health for the past month.... Full story

 By Lillian Palmer    Sports    March 2, 2016

Wrestlers take state title

The Green River High School wrestling team wrestled to the top at the state championship this weekend. Last time Green River took state was in 2002. It's been a long time coming for Green River, but...

 By Staff Report    Sports    March 2, 2016

Former GRHS wrestler takes 2nd in nationals

Three wrestlers from Western Wyoming Community College placed in the top five in their respective weight classes at the NJCAA National Tournament in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Saturday. Freshman Cole...

 By David Martin    Sports    March 2, 2016

Swimmers medal in Gillette

While the Green River High School Boys Swimming and Diving team finished seventh at state, a few Wolves were able to excel in their individual events. The Wolves had four medalists out of the state...

 By Lillian Palmer    Sports    March 2, 2016

Wolves lose close game to Natrona

The Wolves fought neck and neck against Natrona High School on Friday. “The game with Natrona was close from start to finish,” head Coach Laurie Ivie said. “We played the best game of our season...

 By David Martin    Sports    March 2, 2016

Salas returns to octagon Sat.

For Justin “J-Bomb” Salas, Saturday’s fight at UFC 196 in Las Vegas is a return to form and a return to the sport he loves. He takes on Jason Saggo in one of the most exciting fight cards in...


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