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Articles from the April 25, 2019 edition

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Agency will not move yet

For now, the Sweetwater Economic Development Coalition will remain at the Rock Springs Chamber of Commerce, however a board to oversee the operations may still be formed. During a recent Sweetwater...

 By David Martin    City    April 25, 2019

Consultant to study drop structures

The city has contracted with a consultant to review the drop structures placed in the river to evaluate their status and receive proposals for possible design solutions. The agreement, which will... Full story

 By David Martin    City    April 25, 2019

City joins class action opiate suit

The City of Green River will seek damages related to opiate addiction after a vote by the city council last week. The Green River City Council approved an agreement with attorneys Charles Barnum and...

 By David Martin    City    April 25, 2019

City seeks transfer station bids

The city is accepting bids for repair work to the city’s Solid Waste Transfer Station. The call for bids was issued last week, with the closing date listed for May 9. A bid meeting will take place...


Locomotives to visit city

UPDATE: This weekend's event has been cancelled. The following was posted on U.P.'s website, "To ensure the Big Boy is ready for its big debut, No. 844's whistle-stop tour that was scheduled for April 27-28 has been cancelled. Instead, No. 844 will...


Samuel Marino Pierantoni

Samuel Marino Pierantoni passed away peacefully at Saint Joseph's Villa in Salt Lake City, April 20, 2019. He was born on June 23, 1941, in Rock Springs to Marino "Morey" and Sarah Pierantoni. He...


Robert Stephen (Steve) Morris

Robert Stephen (Steve) Morris, 65, died April 9, 2019 at his home in Mesa, Ariz., from complications related to diabetes. Steve was born in Sheridan Jan. 9, 1954, the son of Marion (Ray) Morris and... Full story


Our View: Don't make it SWEDA

We have some concerns about the proposal to form a Sweetwater Economic Development Coalition board. Last week, Sweetwater County Commissioner Randy Wendling spoke about an idea to form an SEDC board to separate the organization’s activities from...


Letter: National Day of Prayer event scheduled at senior center

The National Day of Prayer was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of Congress, and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman. In 1988, the law was unanimously amended by both the House and the Senate and signed into law by President Ronald...


Online news is not replacing print

We here in Park County are pretty lucky. More and more communities across the country — more than 1,300 — have no local news coverage at all, much less a couple sources competing with each other to produce great news. I’ll let the readers...

 By David Martin    Opinion    April 25, 2019

Powerful play: Metroid

I took a short break from writing about old Nintendo games in the past few months. This is mostly because I got tied up hunting down the legendary animals in “Red Dead Redemption 2” and running a... Full story


Lois Ann Thornock Brown

Lois Ann Thornock Brown, 91, of Farson, passed away April 15, 2019, at the Sage View Care Center. A longtime resident of Farson, Brown died following a lengthy illness. She was born June 20, 1927, in... Full story


Kenneth B. Eldridge

Kenneth B. Eldridge passed away at the University of Utah Medical Center on April 12, 2019 with his wife at his bedside. Kenny was born May 6, 1951, the son of Ken L. and Frances Eldridge. He was the...


Kathleen Phelps Mallery

Kathleen Phelps Mallery, 91, of Green River, died April 13, 2019, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. She was a longtime resident of Green River. She was born Dec. 29, 1927, in Salt Lake City,...


Daniel Michael LaRose

Daniel Michael LaRose, 49, passed away April 19, 2019, after a week-long battle with an aggressive form of lymphoma. Dan graduated from Bellevue West High School, Bellevue, Neb., attended Hastings...


Timothy Ray Glasscock

Timothy Ray Glasscock, 63, of Rock Springs passed away April 15, 2019.  A resident of Rock Springs for the past three and a half months and longtime resident of North Carolina, Glasscock had been in...


Sally Mae Devore

Sally Mae Devore, 73, passed away at her residence March 30, 2019. She was born Feb. 2, 1945, in Muncie, Ind., to Leonard and Florence Lipscomb (Doll) and lived in and around Muncie, Ind., while she...


Kendra D. McCormick

Kendra D. McCormick, 56, of Superior, passed away April 17, 2019.   She had been a resident of Superior for the past 15 years and former resident of Rock Springs.  Kendra was born Nov. 18, 1962,...


Easter Carnival highly attended

Prior to even entering the Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center, one could tell it was going to be busy. Cars not only filled the CRRC's parking lot, but were parked on both sides of Uinta Dri... Full story


GR distinguished citizen named

A Green River woman who has volunteered a half-century of her time towards helping the community was named Green River's 2019 Distinguished Citizen of the Year. During the Green River Chamber of...


American Legion National Commander visits GR

It was his first time visiting Wyoming. For American Legion National Commander Brett P. Reistad, it may be a year of firsts. Since his election on Aug. 30, 2018, at the American Legion National Conven...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    April 25, 2019

Small track group improves in Afton

Last Wednesday, during spring break, Green River took a very small group of competitors to the Star Valley High School track meet in Afton. Green River's group consisted of eight girls and two boys... Full story


Boys win Saturday, struggle with Braves

It was a week of ups and downs for the Green River High School boys soccer team. Following a loss against Star Valley Thursday, the boys earned a win in their second meeting with Jackson at Wolves Stadium Saturday. The boys took on Star Valley a...


Lady Wolves lose 2, beat Star Valley Tues.

The Lady Wolves continue to learn from their mistakes when they lost two more games this week, but earned a 5-1 win over Star Valley Tuesday. On Thursday, the Lady Wolves played Star Valley and lost... Full story


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