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Articles from the April 4, 2018 edition

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 By David Martin    County    April 4, 2018

Director resigns from center

The Sweetwater Combined Communications Center lost its director Thursday. Robin Etienne resigned from his position at 8 a.m. Thursday. No reason was given for the resignation. The joint powers board o...

 
 By David Martin    City    April 4, 2018

GR resident wins store contest

“I haven’t won anything in my entire life,” a surprised Tom James said after the shock subsided. Tom, a Green River resident, was shocked when friends, family and coworkers helped surprise him...

 
 By David Martin    County    April 4, 2018

Senate candidate visits county

Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Gary Trauner visited Sweetwater County earlier this week, his visit culminating in what he dubbed a "listening session" with residents to talk about their...

 

Sheriff's budget questioned

During the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting, Sheriff Mike Lowell’s budget came under some scrutiny. The Commissioners are requesting a meeting with Sheriff Lowell to discuss the projected...

 
 By Staff Report    County    April 4, 2018

Lowell disagrees with figures

A media release sent from the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday evening disagrees with claims made by the Sweetwater County Commissioners. During their meeting Tuesday, the commissioners claimed the sheriff’s office was over budget by...

 

Elizabeth Apostolope

Elizabeth Apostolope, 74, passed away March 26, 2018, at her home in Green River.  She was a longtime resident of Green River and former resident of Lulea, Gäddvik Norrbotten, Sweden. Apostolope...

 

James E. Getz

James E. Getz, 86, of Rock Springs, passed away March 20, 2018, at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Getz was a resident of Rock Springs since 1979 and former resident of Lancaster, Ohio. He...

 

Debbie Haeck

Debbie Haeck, 56, passed away March 16, 2018, at the Park View Medical Center in Pueblo, Colo. She was a lifelong resident of Rock Springs and was a former resident of Pennsylvania. Haeck was born...

 

Donna Lindroos

Donna Lindroos, 77, of Green River, passed away March 26, 2018, at Deer Trail Assisted Living in Rock Springs. A resident of Green River for 47 years and former resident of Casper and Price, Utah,...

 

Kenneth G. Tyler

Kenneth G. Tyler lost his courageous fight with cancer in the early morning hours of March 30, 2018, with his family and his faithful dog Prancy by his side. In the days preceding his death, he was ve...

 

Evelyn Woodward

Evelyn Woodward, 83, passed away March 31, 2018 at her home in Rock Springs. She was a resident of Rock Springs for 40 years and was a former resident of California. Woodward was born Dec. 2, 1934,...

 

Mike Pritza

Mike Pritza, 91, died March 29, 2018, at Mission at Castle Rock in Green River.   Mike was born April 26, 1926, to Peter and Milena (Wuicich) Pritza, at Rock Springs, in a Union Pacific Railroad...

 

Letter: CEO supports legislation

Dear Editor, As a credit union CEO, I support common-sense regulation that serves a purpose. The U.S. Senate recently passed S. 2155, also known as the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act. It had bipartisan support from...

 
 By Josh Coursey    Opinion    April 4, 2018

Seeking land lease deferrals

For nearly 20 years, a coalition of southwestern Wyoming citizens – hunters, anglers, drillers, miners and hikers – have been working tirelessly to protect one of our state’s most beloved places: Greater Little Mountain Area. Yet, years of...

 

A forgotten story about a important visit

Each year, I get the pleasure of getting dusty and sifting through books upon books of old newspapers in search of interesting historical stories. For me, this is one of the perks of the job. Each...

 

Girls prepare for tournament

Last Tuesday, the Lady Wolves soccer team pulled off its first non-conference win against the Evanston Lady Red Devils. "The losing streak's over," head coach Tracy Wyant said she heard her Lady... Full story

 

Many attend fundraising event

With the parking lot at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center full, residents had no choice but to park along Highway 30 to attend the annual Easter Carnival. For the fourth year in a row, CRRC hosted an...

 

Easter carnival brings kids out

Easter decorations were placed throughout Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center to get residents and children alike in the mood for the Easter Carnival. Children and their parents were bustling around...

 

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