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 By David Martin    County    April 1, 2021

County hospital to receive 2-star rating

(Clarification: The email referenced in this article was received from a third party and verified by the Green River Star.) Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County has dropped to a two-star Centers...

 
 By David Martin    County    April 1, 2021

County ambulance subsidies continued

Sweetwater County subsidies to ambulance providers will continue until the end of June after a vote by the Sweetwater County commissioners last week. The commissioners hosted a special meeting March...

 
 By David Martin    City    April 1, 2021

Businesses anticipate less traffic due to FGD decision

Flaming Gorge Days will be postponed for the second year in a row and local businesses are anticipating reduced traffic as a result. Downtown business owners interviewed by the Star have said they...

 

Man dies in crash near GR

A crash outside of Green River March 24 resulted in the death of a 50-yard-old Washington resident. At 2:24 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were notified of a one-vehicle rollover, according to a press release. Henry L. Cecil, a 50-year-old...

 

Jerry Ray Pierce

Jerry Ray Pierce, 79, of Red Desert, Wyoming passed away at his home March 27,2021. Jerry was born on February 8, 1942 in Lava Hot Springs, Idaho to Harry and Francis Pierce and was the middle of...

 

Michael Shawn Ellis

Michael Shawn Ellis, 52, passed away Monday, March 22, 2021 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. He was a resident of Rock Springs for 10 years and a former resident of Casper, Wyoming. Shawn...

 

Our View: Ambulance tax district needed in county

No one will argue that an ambulance service isn’t a needed and integral part of any community. These are the first responders who take our neighbors to the hospital under the most dire situations, sometimes staving off life-threatening conditions...

 
 By Staff Report    City    April 1, 2021

GRPD receives grant funds

An agreement signed by Mayor Pete Rust March 17 will bring more than $100,000 to the city’s police department. The agreement continues a long-standing partnership between the Green River Police Department and the Wyoming Division of Criminal...

 
 By Staff Report    City    April 1, 2021

City corrects tourism release

An error regarding travel and tourism dollars spent in Sweetwater County is being corrected by Green River’s communication administrator, Steve Core. Core initially sent a press release March 8 regarding a presentation Sweetwater County Travel and...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    April 1, 2021

Lady Wolves earn first win

Following a rough 11-1 loss to Jackson March 25, the Lady Wolves dug deep and came out with a shutout win against Powell Saturday, winning 3-0. For head coach Chris Nielsen, the win shows that their...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    April 1, 2021

Powell loss a 'wake-up call' for Wolves

The Wolves soccer team notched two more losses over the weekend, losing 2-0 to Jackson and 5-1 against Powell. For head coach Kahler Dawson, the Powell loss in particular is something he hopes will serve as a wake-up call for his players. While he...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    April 1, 2021

Track and field team competes at home meet

On a chilly spring day, Green River hosted 14 schools anxious to get started with their track season after the first meet of the season, the Lyman Invitational, was canceled the previous week. With 13 other schools, there were almost 100 competitors...

 

Hospital urges people to go out and walk

Get those walking shoes on. It’s time. According to nationaldaycalendar.com, National Walking Day is always the first Wednesday in April. This year, that’s April 7. If it’s a way to get people moving, the health experts at Memorial Hospital of...

 
 By Tom Coulter    News    April 1, 2021

I-80 toll proposal tabled

CHEYENNE - A bill that would have authorized a long-term plan to set up an Interstate 80 tolling program was tabled by a legislative committee Tuesday, meaning the proposal will not be considered on...

 
 By Nick Reynolds    News    April 1, 2021

Republicans accuse Wyo. GOP of election fraud

Jon Conrad was done with sitting on the sidelines. The Evanston resident had been engaged at the state level for decades. Conrad had served under former Govs. Matt Mead and Dave Freudenthal, as chair of the Wyoming Workforce Development Council and...

 

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