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Articles from the March 18, 2015 edition

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 By David Martin    City    March 18, 2015

More residents catch Star buses

More and more Green River residents are catching a ride with the Sweetwater Transit Authority. Judy Owens, executive director of STAR Transit, said ridership by Green River residents continues to increase. Last year, Green River residents accounted...

 By David Martin    County    March 18, 2015

County objects to EPA proposal

A letter signed by Sweetwater County Commissioner Wally Johnson criticizes the Environmental Protection Agency for multiple layers of regulation impacting Wyoming industry. The letter, sent to Gina...

 By David Martin    City    March 18, 2015

Senior center seeks more space

With a few rooms emptying out at the old Roosevelt Elementary School building, Golden Hour Senior Center is looking at expanding into some of the freed-up space. Executive Director Beth Whitman said...

 By David Martin    City    March 18, 2015

City admin. starts this week

By DAVID MARTIN Editor Reed Clevenger started his post with the City of Green River Monday. Clevenger, who was hired to be the new city administrator, said his biggest focus right now is on the...


14 charges dropped

A Green River man who faced eight felony charges and nine misdemeanor charges had all but three of those charges dismissed. Joseph Daniel Kunkle, 30, recently appeared in the Third District Court of...


Lois Jean Lightner Heinrich

Lois Jean Lightner Heinrich, 86, of Rock Springs passed away March 12, 2015 at her home. A longtime resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Riverton, Heinrich passed away following a lengthy illness. She was born on Jan. 7, 1929, the... Full story


Vonda Louise Muir

Vonda Louise Muir, 74, of Green River passed away Feb. 14, 2015 at the Hillside Rehabilitation Center in Salt Lake City. A longtime resident of Manilla, Utah and Green River and former resident of... Full story


Joseph John Rogers

Joseph John Rogers, 87, of Rock Springs passed away March 12, 2015 at his home.  A lifelong resident of Rock Springs, Rogers passed away following a lengthy illness. He was born in Winton March 31, 1... Full story


Susan Ann Fletcher

Susan Ann Fletcher, 78, of Green River passed away March 10, 2015 in Provo, Utah. A resident of Green River for the past eight years and former resident of Skandia, Mich., Fletcher passed away... Full story


Wendell M. Finstad

Wendell M. Finstad, 63, of Rock Springs passed away March 15, 2015 at his home. A resident of Rock Springs for the past 35 years, Finstad passed away following a brief illness. He was born in Thief... Full story


Troy Martin Fellbaum

Troy Martin Fellbaum, 36, of Rock Springs passed away March 13, 2015 at his home, doing what he loved, working on his truck. He was born on Dec. 17, 1978 in Rock Springs, the son of Daryl and Susan... Full story


Our View: Let the sun shine into government

Reporters that cover elected officials learn pretty fast that candidates are all for open government. But once elected, our public officials learn all too soon that the business of government is messy and the process of notifying the public can be...


Discover a new hobby at the county library

It’s been said that hobbies are good for your health. A quick Google search on the subject and you’ll find countless articles about how hobbies reduce stress, help keep your brain active and help stave off things such as dementia. Sometimes findi...


Think twice before buying drugs

Word has just come from Express Scripts, the big pharmacy benefit manager, that per capita drug spending in the U.S. increased more than 6 percent last year. When high prices for specialty drugs like the hepatitis C medicine Sovaldi is factored in,...


Just put your cart away

There are things in this world I will never understand. I’m not talking about those things that will keep you up late at night like thinking about how big the universe is, and how there has to...


Seniors continue artwork

The craft room was full at the Golden Hour Senior Center Friday morning with seniors working on all kinds of painting projects. For some, it was their first time, while others continued to work on...


Baking cookies for soldiers

What started out as a few dozen cookies being sent to soldiers has quickly grown into more than 50 dozen cookies sent out this year. However, before the thought of baking cookies even crossed Green...


Team claims another title

For the sixth year in a row, the Green River High School Speech and Debate Team walked away with the 4A State Championship trophy. The state tournament took place in Buffalo this past weekend and...


Team now sets sights on district

With another State Championship trophy added to the collection, the Green River High School Speech and Debate Team has already set its sights on other things. This year, 43 members will attend the...


GR couple to wed in June

Brenda and Derek Roosa of Green River recently announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Taryn Roosa of Green River to Kyle Calkins of Green River. She is a University of...

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    March 18, 2015

Cheerleaders capture three titles

The Green River High School cheerleading team sent a loud and clear message at last week's state spirit competition in Casper -- they are hands down the best in Wyoming. Green River finished first in...

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    March 18, 2015

GRHS dancers shine at state spirit competition

It was a great state meet for the Green River High School dance team. Competing at the 4A State Spirit competition in Casper, Green River finished third out of ten teams in the hip-hop category and...

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    March 18, 2015

Seattle bound: Pokes earn tourney bid

It’s time to get out the dancing shoes and perhaps a glass slipper. The Cowboys are going dancing. After an amazing three-day run to win the Mountain West Conference Tournament, the University of...

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    March 18, 2015

Three letters define amazing tournament victory

ADU. Those three letters represent exactly what is great about the University of Wyoming basketball program. From the time Larry Shyatt took over the program four-years ago he preached to everyone tha...


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