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Articles from the March 17, 2022 edition

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 By David Martin    City    March 17, 2022

Green River submits $161M project list to tax committee

As leaders throughout Sweetwater County continue to move ahead with a 1% specific-purpose sales tax proposal for the 2022 ballot, Green River’s municipal government has submitted a list of all the...

 
 By Hannah Romero    County    March 17, 2022

Commissioners vote to dissolve county fire department

By HANNAH ROMERO Staff Writer The Sweetwater County Fire Department will soon be a thing of the past after the Board of County Commissioners voted 4-1 to approve a plan which will close the county fir...

 
 By David Martin    County    March 17, 2022

County commits to 6% COLA

County employees will find themselves earning a bit more later this year after the Sweetwater County Commissioners committed to providing a 6% cost of living adjustment. The adjustment will amount to...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 17, 2022

Zone change clears first reading

A planned gas station near the Smith’s grocery store is on track to clearing its first hurdle after the Green River City Council voted to approve the first reading of an ordinance changing the...

 

Rafael C. Gardea

Rafael C. Gardea, 93 passed away Thursday October 10, 2022 at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was a resident of Green River since 1956 and former resident of Mexico....

 

Larry Lee Strange

Larry Lee Strange, 79, peacefully passed away with his loving wife by his side on March 13, 2022. Larry was born April 19, 1942, in Diagonal, Iowa where he spent his early childhood years. He...

 

Green River Police Department reports for March 4-14

Green River Police Department reports for March 4 At 7:11 p.m., officers responded to a report of a REDDI (Report Every Drunk Driver Immediately) at the intersection of Uinta Drive and East Flaming Gorge Way. Upon arrival in the area officers located...

 

Our view: It's not hard to see why city has $161 million in projects

By any stretch of the imagination, $161 million is an eye-popping amount. This is especially true considering it’s the estimated cost of all the various projects and infrastructure work the City of Green River has identified in a recent list submit...

 

Letter: Newspaper leans too far to the left

Dear Editor, To the author of the article called “Our View: Time for Wyo. to get off the Trump train” posted in the Green River Star in the Feb. 24, 2022 issue, I would have addressed you by name, but the article was not signed and I would...

 

County scholarship announced

To the graduating class of 2022, applications are now being accepted for the Sweetwater County Commissioners Scholarship. The Board of County Commissioners will select three local students to receive a $1,000 scholarship during their May 17 meeting....

 

Woman's club hosts library director

Woman’s club hosts library director The March general meeting of the Woman’s Club of Rock Springs GFWC took place March 15 at the White Mountain Library. Lynn Mornar was the hostess for this potluck luncheon. We enjoyed listening to Lindsey...

 

Treatment Court makes a difference in people's lives

A program designed to help addicts receive treatment and overcome their addictions through court-ordered intervention is having a positive impact in Sweetwater County. Treatment Court is a non-profit...

 

Sweetwater County birth announcements

Madison Dewitt of Green River is announcing the birth of her son Maeson Anthony Dewitt. Mason was born Feb. 20 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Joshua and Madori Ward of Green River are announcing the birth of their daughter Emersyn Sydney...

 
 By Hannah Romero    Sports    March 17, 2022

Lady Wolves end State run 0-2

The Green River High School girls basketball team may not have won any games at state last weekend, but they fought hard to finish a competitive season. In both state games the Lady Wolves played they...

 
 By Hannah Romero    People    March 17, 2022

GRHS wins state blood drive

Every year, the high schools in Green River and Rock Springs face off in a friendly competition to see which school can donate the most pints of blood. Students and community members show up to...

 
 By Victoria Eavis    News    March 17, 2022

Bouchard could face investigation

CASPER — Legislative leaders have asked a Senate panel to consider whether to launch a formal investigation into allegations recently brought against Sen. Anthony Bouchard, R-Burns. The request for an investigation comes days after the Senate...

 
 By Stephen Dow    News    March 17, 2022

Redistricting bill approved in 11th hour

SHERIDAN —Around a quarter after nine Friday evening, a loud cheer echoed through the Capitol building. “Well,” Sen. Mike Gierau, D-Jackson, said from his seat in the Senate chambers. “They must have figured out redistricting.” Indeed, afte...

 

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