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Articles from the April 25, 2018 edition

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Residents asked to help pet owners

The community is being asked to help seniors care for their pets by purchasing items for them. Monday, the Care for Critters pet care drive kicked off in both Green River and Rock Springs. Even...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    People    April 25, 2018

Learning America's game

Anyone driving along Shoshone Avenue, behind Lincoln Middle School, would have seen the appreciation of a sport being passed along to a new generation. On a breezy Monday evening, a group of children...

 

Funding needed to pursue a dream

The dream of having a true Broadway experience may just come true for one Green River student. Sandra Figenser, a Green River High School freshman, was attending state drama at the end of November at...

 

Green River distinguished citizen announced

Local radio personality Steve Core was named Green River's Distinguished Citizen of the Year. Core, who's best known as "the voice of the Wolves," after announcing Wolves games for 32 years, was surpr...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    People    April 25, 2018

Officers recognized

Two Green River police officers were recognized and awarded medals for their role in saving a resident's life last month. Police Chief Tom Jarvie said officer Korey Thompson and Sgt. Brad Halter were...

 

John Stephen Romero

John Stephen Romero died Feb. 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. His memorial will take place at 1 p.m. April 28, at the FOE of Eagles, at 88 2nd East, Green River. Dinner will follow. The family requests no flowers and asks friends to give to their favorite...

 

Gerald B. Brown Jr

Gerald B. Brown Jr.,  58, passed away April 3, 2018, at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City following a lengthy illness. Brown was a lifelong resident of Rock Springs. He was born in Rock...

 

Elizabeth Jane Kline

Elizabeth Jane Kline, 68, passed away April 19, 2018, at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Kline was a resident of Green River for the past 41 years and former resident of Salt Lake City; she...

 

Robert Martinez

Robert Martinez, 62, passed away April 16, 2018, in Rock Springs. He was a lifelong resident of Green River. Martinez was born April 13, 1956, in Rock Springs, the son of Tomas R. Martinez and Claudin...

 

Douglas J. Reinig

Douglas J. Reinig passed away April 7, 2018. Doug was born Jan. 8 1950, in Bergenfield, N.J., to Henry Reinig and Catherine Barnes Reinig. He was the middle child of three. He spent his childhood in...

 

Lisa Jeanminette Stegall

Lisa Jeanminette Stegall, 47, of Green River, passed away April 21, 2018, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs. She was born Oct. 11, 1970, in Napa, Calif., the daughter of Kurt J...

 

Girls play hard against Lady Tigers

Despite playing one of their best games of the season Saturday, the Green River Lady Wolves soccer team will have to add two more in the loss column. On Saturday, the Lady Wolves took on the Rock...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    Sports    April 25, 2018

Wolves take down Tigers in 3-2 victory

It’s said revenge is a dish best served cold, but for the Wolves soccer team, it’s served with a couple of screamers sent into a goal. The Wolves sent the Rock Springs Tigers home with a loss...

 
 By PETE RUST    Sports    April 25, 2018

Wolves track team travels to Utah for competition

Last Saturday the Green River Boys and Girls Track Team traveled south to Utah to take on four other Wyoming schools and 17 Utah teams in what head track coach Dan Hansen said was perfect weather. The great weather led to a number of personal...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    April 25, 2018

Music fest coming to GR

Residents seeking something to do this summer have a new festival to enjoy in July. The Muley Fanatic Foundation, a conservation group based in Green River, will host its inaugural Mansface Mountain...

 
 By Staff Report    County    April 25, 2018

County assessor seeks first term in office

Sweetwater County Assessor David Divis seeks election to his first full term this year. Divis, a Democrat, was selected to replace Pat Drinkle when she retired earlier this year. After he was...

 

GR woman accused of beating child with belt

A Green River woman accused of beating her child with a belt claims she innocent. Ashley L. Todd, 28, appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Richard Lavery at an arraignment to one felony...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    County    April 25, 2018

Clerk seeks 3rd term

The Sweetwater County Clerk seeks his third term in office. Dale Davis, a Democrat, announced his intent to run for re-election Monday. "It has been an honor to serve Sweetwater County," Davis said. D...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    April 25, 2018

Wilson hearing delayed

Allan Wilson’s preliminary hearing was rescheduled once again. The Green River City Councilman, who faces charges related to sexual molestation of a minor in two counties will appear at the Rock Spr...

 

Our View: Festival is a good idea

We’ve previously advocated for more summer events in Green River and we’re happy to see the Muley Fanatic Foundation follow up on that idea. Residents will have a chance to check out the MFF’s first Mansface Mountain Music Festival at...

 

Too many store closures

With the impending closure of yet another store in Rock Springs, this time Herberger’s, I can’t help but think am I being forced to shop online. Over the years, I have tried to remain faithful to...

 

Western Wyo. is a good college

A few weeks back, a comment made by school board member Ann Rudoff stuck out for me. During a vote to give the high school speech and debate team funding to help pay for their trip to nationals,...

 
 By Staff Report    County    April 25, 2018

Slaughter seeks another term

Sweetwater County Treasurer Robb Slaughter will seek another term in office and plans to campaign for Sweetwater County Treasurer. Slaughter, a Democrat, issued a campaign announcement Wednesday...

 

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