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Articles from the October 4, 2017 edition

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Former board members defended

A former Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County board member called out the Sweetwater County Commission about a comment one of the commissioners made during a meeting last month.  During the meeting...


Triplett loses court appeal

A man who pleaded no contest to multiple charges related to the death of his infant daughter has lost his appeal when he failed to file a brief in time. Jacob Anthony Triplett, 29, of Rock Springs, wa...

 By David Martin    City    October 4, 2017

Monument dedication planned

One hundred fifty years is a milestone worth celebrating and the Sweetwater County Historical Museum, with help from the Sweetwater County Commissioners, are commemorating the county’s inception...

 By David Martin    City    October 4, 2017

GR church donates to police, fire departments

A new police K-9 and some upgraded extraction equipment were possible through $5,000 donations from the Green River Assembly of God Church. Pastor Nathan Bloomfield said the church’s board of direct...


UPDATE: Maestas will NOT go to trial

Update: George Maestas appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Nena James this morning, Friday, Oct. 6, and changed his plea to no contest on all three charges. For complete details on the heari...


Maynard Lowell Arwood

Maynard Lowell Arwood, 92, passed away Sept.30, 2017, at home in Point of Rocks. Arwood was a resident of Point of Rocks for 36 years, and a former resident of Illinois. Arwood was born April 6,... Full story


Paul Archie Buchanan

Paul Archie Buchanan, 82, passed away Oct. 2, 2017, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Buchanan died following a sudden illness. He was a lifelong resident of Rock Springs. He was born May 4,... Full story


John M Larrabaster

John M Larrabaster, 74, of Rock Springs passed peacefully Sept. 20, 2017, at his youngest daughter's home in Keenesburg, Colo. A native of Rock Springs, he was born June 30, 1943, to the late John B.... Full story


Joann Mosley

Joann Mosley was born May 8, 1934, in a log cabin in Jackson Hole to Arthur Newton Warren and Florence Cecelia Brown Warren. She had one brother, Donald Warren. Her family moved to Rock Springs when...


Jaime Olivas

Jaime Olivas, 39, passed away Sept. 28, 2017.  Olivas was a resident of Rock Springs for the past nine years and former resident of California. He was born Oct.10, 1977, in Zapotillo, Sinaloa,...


Dennis Mark Croff

Dennis Mark Croff of Rock Springs passed peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family at age 72 Oct. 1. Dennis was born in North Tonawanda, N.Y., May 8, 1945. He was the youngest son of six children born to Lawrence and Gladys Croff. He... Full story


Gordon Hoover

Gordon Hoover passed away Sept. 25, 2017 at his home in Garden Grove, Calif. Gordon was born on March 15, 1932, in Green River. He was the youngest son of Myrtle and Robert Hoover and worked the railr... Full story


Leslie Ann Lund

It is with great sadness that we announce the loss of our loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother Leslie Ann Lund. Leslie was born in Kalispell, MT; she met her husband Curtis Lund in 1967 and... Full story


Kolb's claims are off base

One of the many duties journalists have to the communities they serve is to hold lawmakers and officials accountable for their actions. A few weeks back, Stephanie Thompson wrote an article about a...


Former MHSC board member's letter to commission

Dear Editor, Good morning and thank you for allowing me to speak during this public comment portion of your meeting. I approach you today with a request. A request to stop the disrespect that is being shown to myself, my fellow prior hospital board...


Notes from Town Square: Officiating youth sports can build character

Youth sports offer many different benefits to not only the young people participating, but to the young adults that mentor and officiate. Building character in young adults is a culmination of important life lessons and officiating can be a great way...


Our View: Local news publications still strong

While we can’t speak to the long term viability of our big-city cousins in the newspaper business, we can tell you with confidence that your hometown paper is in fine shape. Our annual audit of our readership, mandated by the United States Postal...

 By David Martin    Sports    October 4, 2017

Runners will compete in RS

With a few weeks left, the Green River High School Cross Country team will have a chance to compete in Sweetwater County Friday, a first since the team hosted the Green River Invite Aug. 25. The team...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    October 4, 2017

GR football team takes first loss of the season

On a beautiful night in Green River, the Wolves, second ranked in 3A, took on the Evanston Red Devils, who were fresh off a big road victory over Powell the previous week. The homecoming game for the Wolves was competitive down to the final minutes...


GRHS Swimmers do well at weekend duals

This weekend the Green River High School Lady Wolves swimming team hosted two duals. Head coach Colleen Seiloff said on Friday the team swam against Jackson, Cheyenne East and Cheyenne Central. The...


Lady Wolves add 2 wins to season

The Green River Lady Wolves volleyball team continues to improve its defense with every game. This past week, the Lady Wolves took on Evanston, Jackson and Laramie. They won their games against Evanst...


Macrame chairs at center: seniors learn a new art

Each week, seniors gather in the craft room to socialize and work on macrame chairs. On Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, seniors meet at the Golden Hour Senior Center to work on their macrame chairs....

 By David Martin    People    October 4, 2017

DNA test helps man discover siblings

A DNA profile test helped reunite a Green River man with siblings nearly 75 years after his birth. Bill Graham recently met family he had discovered online after taking the DNA test, traveling to... Full story


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