Articles from the March 27, 2019 edition

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 By David Martin    County    March 27, 2019

Petition was not sent by county

A double-sided sheet of paper, with one side urging residents to fight Love’s Travel Stop’s ambition to build a truck stop west of Jamestown, while the other side features a copy of the...

 
 By David Martin    County    March 27, 2019

Genesis Alkali mine visited by U.S. senator, secretary of labor last week

The Genesis Alkali trona mine west of Green River hosted a tour for U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., and Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta Tuesday. According to Enzi, he invites the secretaries he...

 

Money for new buildings approved

Determining what to do with all of the county’s facilities and one lot is something the Sweetwater County Commissioners would like to address in the future. During a recent Commissioners meeting, th...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 27, 2019

Wilson sentenced Thursday

Former Green River City Councilman Allan Wilson’s plea agreement was finalized during his sentencing hearing Thursday morning. Pleading guilty to sexual abuse of a minor in the second degree,...

 
 By Staff Report    County    March 27, 2019

Rawlins men arrested for Wamsutter burglaries

Two Rawlins residents were arrested last week in connection to burglaries in Wamsutter earlier this year. Antonio Pacheco, 26, and Nathan Gallant, 27, were arrested in Rawlins March 21 by the Rawlins Police Department. The department, along with...

 

Clark Eric Weber

Clark Eric Weber, 64, passed away Monday, March 25, 2019 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a lifelong resident of Rock Springs. Mr. Weber was born on July 1, 1954 in Rock Springs, Wyoming;...

 

Herbert Lee Mount

Herbert Lee Mount, 75, passed away peacefully March 14, 2019, at LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City, with his wife and daughter by his side. A resident of Green River since 2006, he lost a hard fought,...

 

Mary K. Curtis

Mary K. Curtis, 89, of Green River, passed away March 24, 2019, at her home. She was a resident of Green River for the past 43 years and former resident of New York and Louisiana. She was born Jan. 22...

 

Darlene Marie Shepard

Darlene Marie Shepard, 92, passed away peacefully surrounded by her children March 24, 2019. She was born May 18, 1926, in Green River to Glen and Mabel Warby. Darlene was the first of five children...

 

Dennis Lee Watts

Dennis Lee Watts was born Oct. 6, 1951, to Ernistine and Oran Eugene Watts in Flint, Mich. After a long, hard fought battle with illness, Dennis passed away on March 17, 2019. Dennis was more than a...

 

Jackie Wallace Sweets

Jackie Wallace Sweets, 80, passed away March 18, 2019, at his home in Rock Springs. He was a life-long resident of Rock Springs. Jackie was born Feb. 17, 1939, in Clarinda, Iowa, the son of Robert...

 

Our View: GR needs a spring event

As our readers are likely happy to note, much of the snow that has accumulated in Green River during the past few months has mostly melted away. Local temperatures are warm enough during the day to enjoy a couple of hours outside without a winter...

 
 By David Martin    Opinion    March 27, 2019

Ultimately, Wilson ruined himself

I remember running into Allan Wilson at Smith’s a few years ago. He had been a member of the Green River City Council for a year or so at that point. He was on his way out and I was going in to...

 
 By Mike Enzi    Obituaries    March 27, 2019

Green New Deal is bad for Wyoming

The Green New Deal, plain and simple, is a pipe dream for forcing a massive expansion of socialist policies on the American people. Some might say this is an overdramatic statement, but this 14-page bill lays it out in black and white, written in...

 

Anaphylaxis and shock, reversed by epinephrine

Ms. A. was in the bagel shop line and told the server she was allergic to peanuts. The server reassured her there were no peanuts in the bagel but was unaware some peanut butter was left on the knife from an earlier sandwich. After a few bites of...

 

Student recruited by Casper College

Green River student Rachel Heisinger knew she was going to attend college, she just didn’t know where to go for sure. Her mind changed quickly when Casper College offered her a full-ride...

 
 By Staff Report    People    March 27, 2019

Spring time is a great time to plan gardens, ponds

As the weather starts getting warmer some residents may begin thinking about what needs to be done with their garden or yards. “High desert gardening can be a challenge and wanting a pond or water feature can be complicated,” Lyneen Murphy,...

 

TATA employees donate to United Way

Employees of Tata Chemicals and United Steelworkers Local 15320 raised $65,446.41 for local community programs through the 2018 United Way of Southwest Wyoming workplace campaign. Tata Chemicals matched their donations dollar for dollar for a grand t...

 

Union gives $1,000 donation

The Boys & Girls Club of Sweetwater County received a $1,000 donation from the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail Transportation Union. Representative Stan Blake was an intricate part of this donation to support the club. The SMART...

 

Indoor play great during winter

More than a dozen children were burning energy and getting to know each other while at the Kids in Motion program Thursday. Children from birth to five years old were running around playing on...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    March 27, 2019

Wolves impress at Natrona meet

Heading into the second outdoor track meet of the season, the Green River Wolves fielded a much larger and more experienced track team than their first meet. Green River competed at the Natrona...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    March 27, 2019

Strong players return to team

The Lady Wolves return to the field this year with a large group of freshmen and several returning players from last year. Head girls soccer coach Tracy Wyant said the team attracted 14 freshmen and h...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    March 27, 2019

Girls find their footing at tournament

While the boys soccer team traveled to Worland for competition, the Lady Wolves had the opportunity to stay home and compete in the annual Todd Malonek Southwest Invitational during the weekend. The t...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    March 27, 2019

Boys aim for state again

Practices haven’t gone as well as head boys soccer coach Chris Bieber would have liked, but the Wolves coach sees the team making another appearance at State this year. With seven returning seniors...

 

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