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Articles from the March 9, 2023 edition

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 By David Martin    City    March 9, 2023

Council approves updated Greenbelt master plan

An updated master plan for the city's Greenbelt was adopted by the Green River City Council Tuesday night, giving both the city and the Greenbelt Taskforce a roadmap to dictate the future growth of...

 By Hannah Romero    County    March 9, 2023

County joins Emergency Fire Suppression Account

Breaking with the precedent of past years, Sweetwater County will join the Wyoming Emergency Fire Suppression Account this year. The Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously during Tuesday's me...


Pie time

Michael Burd braces himself to receive a "pie" in the face last Friday. The Monroe Elementary School teacher was just one of many faculty members who got a pie in the face as a reward for students... Full story


GRFD responds to vehicle fire

At approximately 9:37 a.m. Tuesday, March 7, the Green River Fire Department, along with Green River Police Department and Castle Rock Ambulance, was dispatched to a vehicle fire that threatened a... Full story


Daniel Roy Friebel

Daniel Roy Friebel, a dedicated police officer, active outdoorsman, and skilled taxidermist, passed away on February 27th, 2023. He was 64 years of age. He is survived by his loving children, Lucas... Full story


Ronald Drue Clark

Ronald Drue Clark passed away peacefully March 1, 2023. Ron was born April 14, 1951 in Price, Utah. He moved to Green River with his family in 1957, and remained a lifelong resident there until his... Full story


Donald "Tex" Tyler

Donald "Tex" Tyler, 89, passed away Friday, March 3, 2023 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a life-long resident of Rock Springs. He was born March 23, 1933... Full story


Donald Lindsley

Donald Lindsley, 62, passed away on Sunday, January 1, 2023 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a resident of Green River for the past 34 years and former... Full story


Joel Thurman Tankersley

Joel Thurman Tankersley, 63 passed away February 25, 2023 in Green River, Wyoming. He was a long-time resident of Green River, Wyoming and former resident of Titusville, Pennsylvania and Creede... Full story


Jessie M. Reinard

Jessie M. Reinard, 92, passed away Sunday, March 5, 2023 at Mission at Castle Rock in Green River, Wyoming. She was a long-time resident of Jamestown, Wyoming and former resident of Harlingen, Texas... Full story


Russell Dean Smith

Russell Dean Smith, 69, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday, March 4, 2023. During his 13 year battle with multiple myeloma, he was a relentless optimist. Russ was born June... Full story


Priscilla "Darleen" Fabiny

Priscilla "Darleen" Fabiny, 83, passed away Thursday, March 2, 2023 at Littleton Adventist in Littleton, Colorado. She was born and raised in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a resident of Highlands... Full story


Op-Ed: 67th general session positions tomorrow's leaders for success

On March 3rd, the Wyoming Legislature gaveled out the end of the 67th General Session. The work your elected officials achieved was remarkable. As the leaders of the House and Senate chambers, it is our privilege to report out the accomplishments...


Letter to the Editor: Wyomingites overwhelmingly support Medicaid expansion

Dear Editor, Senate President Driskill and House Majority Leader Neiman, Regardless of party or residence, Wyomingites overwhelmingly support Medicaid expansion. We see substantial benefits for rural hospitals, local clinics and health insurance for...


Green River Police Department reports for Feb. 28 - March 6

Feb. 28 At 8:54 p.m., officers responded to Bridger Drive in reference to a report of suspicious activity and persons in the area. Officers met with an individual who reported two unknown individuals that had been in the area. Officers attempted to l... Full story

 By Hannah Romero    People    March 9, 2023

Morality and Mortality

Life, death, existence, and everything in between - for everybody, and for specific individuals - are the subjects of the Actors' Mission's 76th production, "Morality and Mortality: an Evening of...

 By Hannah Romero    People    March 9, 2023

Veteran donates books to SWCSD No. 2

Harry Holler, an 82-year-old veteran from Green River, always likes to give back where he can. So a few months ago when he was looking for a good home for a collection of books, he decided to donate...

 By Dick Blust    People    March 9, 2023

Have your letter carried by the Pony Express

Application forms for a special letter to be carried along this year's National Pony Express Association (NPEA) Pony Express Re-Ride are now available in Green River at the Sweetwater County Historica... Full story

 By Jackie Finch    Sports    March 9, 2023

Lady Wolves take 2nd at 4A West Regionals

It was an exhilarating weekend for the Lady Wolves basketball team. The 4A West Regional Tournament games took place last Thursday in Star Valley. Green River was looking for two wins so they would...

 By Raena Finch    Sports    March 9, 2023

Boys basketball team ends their season at 4A West Regional tournament

The 4A West Regional Basketball games started last Thursday in Star Valley. On Thursday, Green River played the Riverton Wolverines in the first game of the day. Green River really tried to take the lead away from Riverton but fell short and lost...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    March 9, 2023

Indoor Track team competes at State Competition

The Campbell County Recreation Center Fieldhouse in Gillette was the site of this year's 2023 State Indoor Track Championships this past Friday and Saturday, March 3-4. Thirty-one teams were competing...

 By Staff Report    Sports    March 9, 2023

Former GR All Star signs to play football at Crown College

A former Green River All Star athlete will be heading to Minnesota to continue his football career. On March 3, led in prayer by his pastor Robert Douglas of Aspen Church, Carson Van Gieson signed his... Full story


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