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Articles from the April 22, 2021 edition

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 By David Martin    County    April 22, 2021

Reservoir protection group reorganized

It all started with one man’s dream and the entire county’s opposition to that dream. When water pipeline developer Aaron Million initially pitched his idea to divert water from the Flaming Gorge...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    April 22, 2021

Soccer teams seek wins this weekend

Following a winless weekend for both high school soccer teams, the Wolves and Lady Wolves are looking to make a rebound in the coming week. The teams will take on Star Valley Thursday and Jackson...

 
 By David Martin    City    April 22, 2021

Police to get new body cams

The Green River Police Department will receive new body cameras as part of an upgrade it plans to initiate in the coming months. Captain Shaun Sturlaugson of the GRPD said the equipment the...

 

Michael Carl Goich

Michael Carl Goich, 72, passed away on Sunday, April 18, 2021 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Mr. Goich was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming and former resident of Riverton (Fremont County),...

 

James Arthur "Art" Kalivas

James Arthur "Art" Kalivas, 70, passed away Monday April 12, 2021 at Sweetwater County Memorial Hospital in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He lived most of his life in Green River and spent several years...

 

Josiah "Joe" Samuel Griffith

Josiah "Joe" Samuel Griffith, 24, passed away March 29, 2021 in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming for 5 years and former resident of Rawlins, Wyoming. He was born June...

 

Janice Ann Summers

Janice Ann Summers, 76, passed away Thursday, April 15, 2021 at Sage View Care Center in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Janice was a resident of Rock Springs for the last 6 years of her life and a former...

 

Our view: We must protect our water

There are a lot of thirsty eyes looking at the Flaming Gorge Reservoir. Some of them are our neighbors in Wyoming. Nearly 14 years have passed since the idea of a trans basin water diversion was first presented to the residents of Sweetwater County...

 
 By Kerry Drake    Opinion    April 22, 2021

Gordon must lead school funding fix

When House-Senate negotiations on a school finance bill - one of the most crucial issues facing Wyoming - collapsed on the final day of the session, it became clear any long-term funding solution...

 
 By Clair McFarland    News    April 22, 2021

Woman accused of killing wants confession stricken

RIVERTON — A woman accused of killing her husband with a knife in their Pavillion home on Christmas Eve has asked to have her confession removed from trial evidence. Through her attorney, Bennilee Strock argued Tuesday that she had asked for a...

 

Sublette County school board receives pushback on mask vote

PINEDALE — Community members spoke out at its April meeting against the Sublette County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees’ March 11 vote to defy state public health orders mandating masks in schools when social distancing is not possible....

 
 By Stephen Dow    News    April 22, 2021

State firefighter pension plan faces depletion

SHERIDAN — A Wyoming Retirement System plan currently serving 273 retirees and their beneficiaries, including 25 from Sheridan, will likely be exhausted sometime in 2026, according to the Wyoming Retirement System. A fix is still possible, accordin...

 

Hospital brings mobile laboratory to residents

A new mobile laboratory is just a small part of Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County’s efforts to bring healthcare directly to those who need it. The 37-foot mobile laboratory pulled into the hospital campus Tuesday afternoon. Including a mobile...

 
 By Dick Blust    People    April 22, 2021

Museum researches old GR cemetery

The Sweetwater County Historical Museum is researching Green River’s first cemetery, established in 1862 not far from the site of the Overland Trail Stage Station on the south bank of the Green River. Last week a couple from Colorado, Stuart and...

 

Wyo. Game and Fish seek reduction in antelope hunting license quotas

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is proposing to reduce antelope license quotas for the 2021 hunting season. In many hunt areas, the proposals cut the quota due to impacts from persistent drought conditions and the record-breaking 2021 spring...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    April 22, 2021

Coach focuses on building the team

The Green River High School softball team are seeking their first win of the season as they travel to Natrona County to take on both Natrona and Kelly Walsh this weekend. They take Natrona on Friday...

 

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