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Articles from the March 6, 2019 edition

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 By David Martin    City    March 6, 2019

Recycling bins dumped at landfill

Recyclable materials Green River residents sort and set aside in their recycling containers may not wind up at a recycling facility. Recycling bins from Wyoming Waste Systems are being taken to the...

 

Rep. Stith criticized for bill support

A local legislator may have had intentions of giving the Sweetwater County Commissioners a friendly update, but it quickly turned into the Commissioners questioning whether or not he had the...

 
 By David Martin    County    March 6, 2019

Airport business soars in 2018

Business at the Sweetwater County Regional Airport continues to climb as the airports 2018 figures show growth over previous years. Speaking to the Green River City Council Tuesday night, Devon...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 6, 2019

A moose is loose in GR

For the past few days, residents have seen a moose wandering around Hutton Street and the surrounding neighborhood and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department recommends residents to leave it alone....

 

Hospital earns 4-star rating

Patient care at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County has achieved a four-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS updated its hospital performance data and made the announcement Thursday. CMS uses a 5-star quality...

 

Hospital will host health fair Saturday

Good food, good health, good life: You’ll be “Good to Go” after the 2019 Health & Wellness Fair. Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County is hosting the annual fair from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 9, at the hospital. It’s a free, family eve...

 

Jerald "Jerry" Butcher

Jerald "Jerry" Butcher passed away March 4, 2019, in Green River.  He had been resident of Green River since 1940 and was a former resident of Salt Lake City. Butcher died following a brief... Full story

 

Jessica Marie Luckenbihl

Jessica Marie Luckenbihl, 28, passed away Feb., 26, 2019, at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. She was a resident of Rock Springs for 23 years and is a former resident of Juneau. Luckenbihl...

 

James Lee Martinez

James Lee Martinez, 31, of Rock Springs, passed away Feb. 28, 2019, at his home. He was born on May 7, 1987, in Cheyenne and was the son of Larry Paxton II and Melissa Paxton. James attended school... Full story

 

Margaret F. Santich

Margaret F. Santich, 97, passed away Feb. 27, 2019, in Fort Collins, Colo. Memorial services will take place 10 a.m., March 9, 2019, at Allnutt Funeral Service-Drake Road Chapel, with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations are...

 

What the 'Momo Challenge' says about us and the Internet

It’s the stuff nightmares are made of. The image, depicting a distorted human face, with bulging eyes, long black hair, a deformed nose and a mouth seemingly crossed between a bird beak and a human’s, is something that will stick with a person...

 

Our View: Love's is an economic opportunity

We’ve written a lot about economic development in this newspaper. So much so it’s a common theme for both news and opinion. Economic development is an important activity for both the city and Sweetwater County to engage in, as it means more...

 

How we get bacterial pneumonia

(Publisher’s note: The Prairie Doc is a new health column offered to us from the Wyoming Press Association. Let us know if you enjoy it.) My good friend, a single man in his 60s, didn’t like going to the medical clinic for anything, let alone a...

 

GR seniors enjoy games at center

Seniors were keeping themselves busy Friday morning by playing games. About a dozen men were in the pool room enjoying the new felt on a couple of pool tables at the Golden Hour Senior Center, while...

 

Speech and debate team takes 1st

The speech and debate team finished the regular season strong when it took first in its last tournament before state. This past weekend, the Green River High School Speech and Debate team traveled to...

 

Radio operators seek to advance in class

A couple of residents were trying to see if they had what it takes to move up a level as a Ham radio operator. On Saturday, the Sweetwater Amateur Radio Club and its amateur radio testing group were...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    March 6, 2019

Wolves to face Camels at State

Going to State for the first time since 2009, the boys basketball team will face the Campbell County Camels in the first round Thursday. The Wolves showed they were one of the toughest teams in the...

 

Girls prepare for State tournament

The Lady Wolves basketball team knew they had to win at least two games at regionals in order to advance to state.  They won three and took third place at the 4A West Regional Basketball Tournament...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    March 6, 2019

Taliaferro signs to ND college baseball team

Ed Taliaferro remembers finding his son Ramsey often wanting to play catch when Ed came home from work. After hearing a radio advertisement announcing tryouts for the Casper Rockies baseball team, Ed...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    March 6, 2019

Indoor track concludes season with State meet

The girls and boys indoor track team made the long trip to Gillette to compete at their State meet, competing with more than 20 other Wyoming teams in their final indoor track meet of the season. There were few surprises as those that have led the...

 

2019 Hall of fame announced

The Green River High School Hall of Fame’s 2019 list of inductees include a beloved swimming coach, GRHS’s first undefeated football team and a man who helped create the Lincoln High Mirth and Missives newsletter. The hall of fame committee...

 

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