Articles from the March 23, 2023 edition

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 By Staff Report    News    March 23, 2023

Family saved from CO leak

Stephenie Eastman woke up in the early hours of the morning on Sunday not feeling well. Not long after, she lost consciousness. Her husband Matt was trying to figure out what was wrong when their... Full story

 By Hannah Romero    County    March 23, 2023

PacifiCorp planning new transmission line

PacifiCorp is making plans for a new transmission line reaching between Sweetwater County and Carbon County. Brian Taylor, the project manager for PacifiCorp and a Green River resident, presented...

 By David Martin    City    March 23, 2023

District approves $430K budget amendment

Sweetwater County School District No. 2’s board of trustees approved a budget amendment to increase spending in the district by $430,000. According to Chris Dean, the district’s business manager,...

 By David Martin    City    March 23, 2023

Council approves police grant, aids quilting committee

The Green River Police Department will receive some extra financial support in its efforts to limit the flow of illicit drugs into the city. The Green River City Council approved a High Intensity...


Lillian Pryich

Lillian Pryich, 93, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at Deer Trail Assisted Living in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a resident of Rock Springs and... Full story


Ronald Frederick Kudar

Ronald Frederick Kudar, 75, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Saturday, March 11, 2023 at St. Luke's Meridian Medical Center in Meridian, Idaho. He was a resident of Kuna, Idaho for the... Full story


Jacqueline Anderson

Jacqueline Anderson, 79, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2023 at Deer Trail Assisted Living in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a former resident of Phoenix, Arizona and Mesquite, Nevada. She was born... Full story


Susie Reyes

Susie Reyes, 78, passed away Thursday, February 23, 2023 at the Lemay Avenue Health & Rehab Facility in Fort Collins, Colorado. Susie was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming for the past 48 years... Full story


Harold R. Monroe

Harold R Monroe passed away with his family at his side on March 14, 2023, following a short illness. He was 94 years old and a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming for 70 years. Harold was born on... Full story


Sally Lou Myers

Sally Lou Myers, 83, passed away March 17, 2023 at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was a resident of Rock Springs for 37 years. Sally was born on February 18, 1940 in... Full story


Gov. Gordon emphasizes pro-life position

Released March 17 Governor Mark Gordon took further steps to implement a pro-life policy agenda when he signed a prohibition on chemical abortions today. At the same time, he allowed House Bill 152 - Life is a Human Right Act to go into law. But he... Full story


ACLU of Wyoming opposes anti-abortion bills

Released March 17 Tonight, Gov. Mark Gordon signed into law one bill to ban medication abortion and indicated he will let another near-complete ban become law without his signature.  The ACLU of Wyoming opposed Senate File 109, legislation that... Full story


Green River Police Department reports for March 12 - 19

March 12 At 10:17 a.m., officers and Animal Control Officers responded to a report of an injured deer. Officers were advised to dispatch the deer due to a warden not being available. Officers dispatched the deer and ACOs removed and disposed of the... Full story

 By Hannah Romero    People    March 23, 2023

Parks and Rec director reflects on eight years

On Tuesday afternoon, Brad Raney was packing up his office. On Tuesday night, he was receiving a plaque of recognition from the City Council. On Friday, he'll officially finish his eight years of...


Girls Scouts honor first baby born during Girl Scout Week

In honor of National Girl Scout Week, Aspen Moore and her parents were surprised with a special baby basket full of goodies donated by the Green River Girl Scouts to the first girl born this week.... Full story


County and cities prepare for spring flooding

Sweetwater County authorities are preparing for the possibility of spring flooding due to a higher than average snow fall. According to the USDA SNOTEL Map, the snow water equivalent for Sweetwater County is currently 137% of normal. Representatives... Full story

 By Jackie Finch    Sports    March 23, 2023

Archibald receives All-Conference and All-State honors

Green River's shooting guard Theron Archibald is a junior this year, and stands six feet three inches tall. A shooting guard needs to be good at dribbling fast, passing and shooting lots of jump...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    March 23, 2023

Girls and Boys Track and Field team kicked off their season

The Green River Girls and Boys Track and Field team kicked off their outdoor season with a trip south to compete with 24 other teams from around the region in the Early Bird Invitational. The meet was hosted in Orem, Utah at the Mountain View High...

 By Staff Report    Sports    March 23, 2023

Western wrestlers claim first NJCAA National Championship

Western Wyoming Community College wrestlers claimed their first NJCAA Wrestling Championship title on March 4 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The Mustangs finished with a team score of 134. The Head Coach... Full story


At State Archive, 'we keep records as a means of transparency'

For Sunshine Week - the nationwide celebration of public records and transparency - WyoFile checks in on a pillar of open government. The Wyoming State Archives, established in 1951, preserves and...


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