Articles from the April 27, 2023 edition

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 By Hannah Romero    County    April 27, 2023

Protecting the marina

Concerned citizens, the Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners, and representatives from the Ashley National Forest and Flaming Gorge Recreation District recently weighed in on plans and...

 By David Martin    City    April 27, 2023

$51.3M treatment plant bid awarded to Utah company

Green River's long-needed wastewater treatment plant is one step closer to realization after the Green River City Council awarded the project's construction bid Tuesday afternoon. The $51.3 million...


The GRHS band plays on

Ashlynn York and Keegan Gailey take part in the Green River High School Band and Choir's "Swingin' on the Green" event at the Expedition Island Pavilion last Saturday. The GRHS Jazz Bands, Pack N... Full story


Robert Maddox

Robert Maddox, 82, passed away Saturday, April 1, 2023 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. He was a resident of Green River since 1965 and was a former resident of Custer, South Dakota and Spea... Full story


Jo Ann Carpenter Wilmetti

Jo Ann Carpenter Wilmetti, 86, died Thursday, April 6, 2023 in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Lexington, Nebraska. Mrs. Wilmetti died following a... Full story


George Thomas Fabian

George Thomas Fabian, a life-long resident of Sweetwater County, passed away peacefully after a brief stay at the Mission at Castlerock and a seven year battle with Lewy Bodies Dementia. He was 80... Full story


Nixie Diane Kennedy

Nixie Diane Kennedy, 50, passed away on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, at her home in Rock Springs, WY. She was born February 20, 1973, in Portland, OR, the daughter of Patricia Eileen Kennedy. Nixie... Full story


Albert Frank Myers

Albert Frank Myers, 65, passed away Wednesday, April 12, 2023 in Green River, Wyoming. He was a resident of Green River for the past 40 years and was a former resident of Beaver, Utah. He was born Jul... Full story


Rebecca "Becky" Boyse

Rebecca "Becky" Boyse, 65, passed away Saturday, April 15, 2023, at her home in Green River, WY, surrounded by family. She was born August 3, 1957, in Niagara Falls, NY, the daughter of Bill Bish and... Full story


Thomas "Tom" Joe Christoffersen

Thomas "Tom" Joe Christoffersen, 65, passed away Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at his home in Salisbury, North Carolina. He was a resident of North Carolina for 43 years and a former resident of Rock... Full story


Josephine Ugalde

Josephine Ugalde, 68, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2023 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a life-long resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was born April... Full story


Erica Luana Casper

Erica Luana Casper, 36, passed away Thursday, April 20, 2023 at her home in Green River, Wyoming. She was a life-long resident of Green River. She was born April 9, 1987 in Rock Springs, Wyoming; the... Full story


Gordon "Gordy" Burton

Gordon "Gordy" Burton, 68, passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at his home in Farson, Wyoming. He was resident of Farson since 1990 and former resident of Farmington, New Mexico, Rock Springs,... Full story


DWS commemorates Workers' Memorial Day

April 28 is Workers’ Memorial Day, a day of remembrance and commitment initially established by the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), and now also known throughout numerous countries as World Day for...


Letter to the Editor: New e-book available

Dear Editor, As a boy growing up in the Midwest, I idolized Green River native Curt Gowdy, a pro sports TV announcer and host of the American Sportsman program. As an adult, I would serve as sports editor of the Rock Springs paper and cover...


Letter to the Editor: Grateful for community support

Dear Editor, I am a person with a hereditary mental disease, but one that is totally treatable with medication. I recently experienced an embarrassing rough patch. But rather than shun me or throw me out with the trash, I received compassion,...

 By Jason Mower    County    April 27, 2023

One arrested after car chase, SWAT standoff on interstate

A SWAT standoff with a man barricaded in his vehicle on the interstate ended with his arrest late Friday afternoon, according to Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office. David Eugene Furman, 52, of... Full story


Green River Police Department reports for April 18 - April 23

April 18 At 12:22 a.m., officers responded to a residence on Cumorah Way for a request for subject removal. The subject had already left the residence upon the officer’s arrival. Officers met with the reporting party who reported a dispute.... Full story

 By Hannah Romero    People    April 27, 2023

FFA brings home Chapter of the Year Award

Green River's FFA chapter may be smaller and newer than many other chapters across the state, but the students showed their skills and their heart during the recent FFA Wyoming State Convention, where...

 By Staff Report    People    April 27, 2023

Hilltop Baptist Church hosts Spring Giveaway open to community

Community members in need of household items, clothing, and more can stop by Hilltop Baptist Church this weekend to get free items. The church will be hosting a Community-wide Spring Giveaway on Saturday. “We have many items that have been donated... Full story

 By Staff Report    People    April 27, 2023

GRHS celebrates achievements at State Art Symposium

Green River schools recently attended and did well at the Wyoming State Art Symposium. "Green River High School is proud to announce our outstanding performance at the State Art Symposium on April 20... Full story

 By David Martin    News    April 27, 2023

Maverik to purchase Kum & Go chain convenience stores

Utah-based convenience store chain Maverik announced last week it will acquire the Kum & Go chain of convenience stores in a deal that also includes a tank truck carrier and logistics firm owned by...

 By Jackie Finch    Sports    April 27, 2023

Lady Wolves beat Lyman, fall to Mountain View

The Green River Lady Wolves Soccer team traveled to play a conference game against the Lyman Lady Eagles on Friday. Green River had a victorious win with a final score of 5-2. Leading the team was...

 By Jackie Finch    Sports    April 27, 2023

Wolves soccer team continues winning streak, ranked 2nd in 3A West

The Green River Wolves Boys Soccer team had a great weekend of ball. On Friday, the Wolves traveled for a conference game and played the Lyman Eagles. "It was a challenge for us because the field was...

 By Jackie Finch    Sports    April 27, 2023

Lady Wolves softball sweeps Natrona, loses to Kelly Walsh

The Green River Lady Wolves Softball team has played several games the last week and the players have found their groove. On Friday, Green River played a conference game against Natrona County. "We we...


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