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Articles from the March 9, 2016 edition

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Joseph Micheal Buh

Joseph Micheal Buh, 90, of Green River, passed away March 7, 2016 at his home. A longtime resident of Green River and former resident of Rock Springs, Buh died following a lengthy illness.  He was... Full story


Wilburn 'Gary' Coberley

Wilburn 'Gary' Coberley, 72, of Springdale, Ark., died March 5, 2016 in Ft. Smith, Ark., following a sudden illness. Coberleywas born May 27, 1943 in Topeka, Kan., the son of Wilburn J. and Lova A.... Full story


Henry Jackson "Jack" Duncan

Henry Jackson "Jack" Duncan, 98, passed away March 1, 2016 at LifeStream Cook Division in Youngtown, Ariz.  He was born on Jan. 10, 1918 in Kit Carson County, Colo., northeast of Burlington, Colo.,... Full story


Harry Wade Morrison

Harry Wade Morrison, 55, of Green River, died March 4, 2016 at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City. He was born Aug. 7, 1960 in Cheyenne, the son of Floyd Cecil Morrison and... Full story


James Eugene Dyer

James Eugene Dyer, 73, of Green River, passed away Feb. 29, 2016 at his home. A longtime resident of Green River and former resident of New Windsor, Md., and Sardis, Ohio, Dyer died following a... Full story


Russell James Wallerich

Russell James Wallerich, 82, of Green River, passed away Feb. 27, 2016 at the Mission at Castle Rock in Green River. A longtime resident of Green River and a former resident of Keota, Iowa, Wallerich... Full story


EPA should publish notices

Admittedly, this isn’t something on our readers’ radar, but trust us, it’s an important issue. The Environmental Protection Agency announced it would stop running public notices of its Clean Air Act permits in newspapers, opting to post the not...


20 years of Pokémon

Gotta catch’ em all! Pokémon players or “trainers” have been catching and battling Pokémon for 20 years now. Pokémon celebrated it’s 20th birthday on Feb. 27. I heard word of it recently...

 By Stacey Palmer    Opinion    March 9, 2016

New activities coming up for library's teen programs

We have a lot of new and exciting activities going on in the Sweetwater County Library Teen Program! Because I am new to the area, I wanted to get a better idea of what the local teens were looking for in a public library teen program. So in...

 By Katie Blood    Opinion    March 9, 2016

Notes from Town Square: Hosting field trips for area students

It is that time of year when the long parade of cold and dreary days is almost over and we begin to think about sunny tomorrows. Teachers from schools around Sweetwater County start calling the Green River Recreation Center to set up field trips, so...

 By Brie Blasi    Opinion    March 9, 2016

Downtown businesses host memories in Sweetwater Co.

Each time a business closes downtown, people tend to reminisce about all the good times they had there. This is especially true for restaurants because these tend to be places where people linger long...


Police Reports

Officers responded to a report of a possible abandoned vehicle 1795 Bridger Drive. Officers checked the area and the vehicle was leaving the area. Officers responded to the School District No. 2 School Bus Yard, in reference to a passing a school...

 By David Martin    City    March 9, 2016

SWAT team targets wrong house

A SWAT raid initiated by the Wyoming Department of Criminal Investigation and local law enforcement resulted in multiple arrests and the members of the county’s SWAT team targeting the wrong house....


Volunteers needed for Red Cross

The American Red Cross of Wyoming is searching for more volunteers to serve the state, especially in Sweetwater County. Chris Allen, Volunteer Services Manager for American Red Cross of Wyoming, said...

 By Lillian Palmer    City    March 9, 2016

Weather brings out skaters

As winter's chill melts away, residents of Green River come out to play. The sun was shining and the weather was warm Friday afternoon in Green River. Even though it's not quite spring time on the cal...

 By David Martin    County    March 9, 2016

Greene opens U.S. House campaign in Rock Springs

A longtime Rock Springs resident has become the first democrat to start campaigning for Wyoming's lone U.S. House of Representatives seat. Ryan Greene kicked off his campaign at an event Saturday...

 By Lillian Palmer    City    March 9, 2016

Shelter hosts its Vaccine clinic Sat.

The Green River Animal Shelter will host its biannual discounted vaccine clinic Saturday. The clinic will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the shelter on 80 E. Teton Blvd., and will be cash-only...

 By David Martin    City    March 9, 2016

DCI arrest stems from January drug buy

Jason Normand, who was arrested by the Wyoming Department of Criminal Investigation Thursday evening during a SWAT-backed search warrant, was initially targeted by DCI after agents allegedly...


Animals to benefit from project

Toys, treats, scratchers and more were made for animals by high school students. On Friday morning, Expedition Academy students were busy putting donated items to good use. Over the past few weeks,...


State bound: speech team ready

The team has been picked; and they may be anxious, but that won’t stop them from competing to their best ability at the Wyoming Speech and Debate Tournament this weekend. The Green River High...


First-place finish ends season

In the last tournament of the regular season, the Green River Speech and Debate Team wanted to make a statement and did so with a big first-place finish. The team traveled to Worland this past weekend...


Library offers March workshops Saturday

Make something, learn something, and have fun at the Sweetwater County Library's March Mini Workshops. The March Mini Workshops will take place Saturday at the library, 300 N. 1st East in Green...


Register for health screenings

Residents living in and around the Green River can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. The Green River Recreation Center...


Rock Springs native publishes memoir about RS life 

J.J. Anselmi, formerly of Rock Springs recently published his first book, "Heavy: A Memoir of Wyoming, BMX, Drugs, and Heavy Music." Anselmi currently teaches English composition and literature at...



Allee May Ryan Tiffany Harper and Ed Ryan of Green River recently announced the birth of their daughter Allee May Ryan. She was born March 2, 2016, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Irie Sue White Shawn and Meisha White of Rock Springs...


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