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Articles from the April 21, 2022 edition

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 By David Martin    County    April 21, 2022

County, state candidates announce campaigns

(Editor's note: this article was corrected to reflect Island Richards' roles with the Rock Springs Soccer Association and Avengers Soccer took place in the past.) A number of residents have announced...

 
 By Hannah Romero    County    April 21, 2022

Commissioners hesitate to raise officials' salaries

The Board of County Commissioners is hesitant to raise the salaries of elected officials across the board after recent discussion following the passing of House Bill 91. A group of elected officials...

 
 By David Martin    County    April 21, 2022

Wamsutter man sentenced to 74-100 years

A 49-year-old Wamsutter resident will be spending the rest of his life in prison following a sentencing hearing where he plead guilty to 58 criminal charges. Russell Jay Byrne was sentenced Monday to...

 

Sarah N. Cummings

Sarah N. Cummings, 86, passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at her home in Green River, Wyoming. She was a resident of Green River for 51 years and former resident of Connecticut, Texas, Utah. Mrs....

 

William Frank Hernandez

William Frank Hernandez, 89, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 16, 2022 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on June 8, 1933 in Fruita, Colorado, the son of Frank and Clorinda...

 

Patricia Jeanne Wisniewski

Patricia Jeanne Wisniewski, 77, passed away Monday, April 18, 2022 at Sage View Care Center with her family by her side. She was born on June 18, 1944 in Rock Springs, Wyoming the daughter of John...

 

Donna Rae Roswell

Donna Rae Roswell, 59, passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at her home in Rock Springs, Wyoming surrounded by her family. She was born on April 11, 1963 in Havre, Montana, the daughter of George...

 

Our View: to minimize harm

The practice of journalism is littered with landmines that, despite good intentions, can be easily tread upon and will cause harm. The Society of Professional Journalists’ Code of Ethics contains a section on minimizing the potential harm...

 
 By Kerry Drake    Opinion    April 21, 2022

Republican infighting gives Wyo. Democrats a chance

By Kerry Drake Wyofile.com I’ve been a Wyoming Democrat for my entire adult life. I certainly can’t speak for all members of my party, but some elections are easier on my psyche than others. It helps when I know our candidates are going to be...

 

Green River Police Department reports for April 8-19

Green River Police Department reports for April 8 At 3:02 p.m., officers responded to a report of a juvenile runaway. Officers met with school administration who reported a student had walked out of the building without permission. Officers made...

 
 By Hannah Romero    People    April 21, 2022

Pregnancy center opens in RS

Inside Connection, a local pregnancy resource center, has moved into a "new" Rock Springs location that is more than 100 years old. "This building is amazing," Inside Connection Executive Director...

 
 By Hannah Romero    People    April 21, 2022

Seed library offers free seeds for local gardeners

Despite the cold Wyoming spring, planting season is here and those looking for seeds to get their gardens started can check out the seed library offered by the Sweetwater County Library System. The se...

 
 By David Martin    City    April 21, 2022

Zone change for fuel kiosk approved

A zone change representing the first step of building a fuel stand near Smith’s Food and Drug was approved by the Green River City Council Tuesday evening. The zone change cleared its third reading...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    April 21, 2022

Boys earn convincing win over Natrona

The Green River High School Boys Soccer Team’s final home games didn’t end with a continuation of their winning streak, but Saturday’s senior recognition game against Natrona let the soon-to...

 
 By Hannah Romero    Sports    April 21, 2022

Lady Wolves lose last home games, prepare for the road

The last two home games for the Green River High School Girls Soccer Team were both tough losses against top-ranked teams. "We knew they'd be tough games," coach Matt Robles said. Kelly Walsh and Natr...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    April 21, 2022

New head volleyball coach selected

A longtime middle school and high school coach will be tapped to head up the Lady Wolves volleyball program if approved by the district's board of trustees. Jessica Demaret recently accepted an offer...

 

WGF commission approves 2022 hunting seasons

The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission met in Lander to approve the annual hunting season regulations and quotas. After hearing season presentations and reviewing public comments, the Commission passed the 2022 hunting season regulations and quotas....

 

Mandate could spike monthly bills by $100

Adding carbon-capture systems to existing coal-fired power plants in Wyoming could cost the average residential ratepayer an additional $100 per month, according to Black Hills Corp’s initial filings to the Wyoming Public Service Commission. The...

 

PacifiCorp seeks $26M rate increase citing extreme weather

Blistering heat waves across the West helped spike wholesale electric power prices in 2021 as drought conditions sapped hydroelectric capacity. The extreme weather prompted utility giant PacifiCorp to file for rate increases this month across its... Full story

 
 By Jasmine Hall    News    April 21, 2022

'Ghost gun' rules prompt Second Amendment debate in Wyoming

CHEYENNE — When President Joe Biden announced a new federal rule banning the manufacture of unserialized, privately made firearms on Monday, Sen. Anthony Bouchard, R-Cheyenne, went to social media to defend his Second Amendment protection bill...

 

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