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Articles from the May 2, 2018 edition

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Chief deputy job axed

The Sweetwater County Assessor will no longer have a chief deputy. After an hour-long discussion, the Sweetwater County Commissioners voted unanimously to approve a motion denying a request to...

 By Staff Report    County    May 2, 2018

Bobak seeks 3rd term as clerk of court

Donnalee Bobak is seeking another term as the Sweetwater County Clerk of District Court. The Green River resident, a Republican, is finishing her second term in the office. “I want to thank the citizens of Sweetwater County for their confidence in...

 By David Martin    City    May 2, 2018

Airfield may see improvements

A legal notice published in this week’s Green River Star signals the city’s intent to allow the Wyoming National Guard to make improvements on the landing strip at the Greater Green River Intergal...

 By David Martin    City    May 2, 2018

Lights out on 2nd South

Residents driving along Second South may have noticed some of the lights along the street not working properly. It’s a problem that’s undergoing trouble shooting, according to Public Works...

 By Staff Report    County    May 2, 2018

Coroner seeks re-election

Dale Majhanovich seeks another term as Sweetwater County Coroner, offering residents more than three decades of experience in the position A Rock Springs native, Majhanovich graduated from the Rock Springs High School and went to Western Wyoming...

 By David Martin    City    May 2, 2018

Council OK with horse racing

The Green River City Council approved a resolution allowing horse race wagering in Green River last night. The motion was not unanimous, with Gary Killpack voting against the measure, Robert Berg abst...


Our View: Run for public office

A lot of people like to complain about how Green River and Sweetwater County are being run. For some, they’re upset with how the city’s schedule for street and sidewalk replacements is set. Others think the county should refocus its priorities,...

 By David Martin    Opinion    May 2, 2018

Words best left unsaid

The morning of the NFL Draft, a few ghosts of Josh Allen’s past came back to haunt him. Tweets Allen had made as a teenager using racist language started circulating that morning and became a major...


Stop the texting madness

What may seem like a great idea to some is nothing more than a nuisance to me. What is it that has this well-mannered journalist all riled up? Group texting. Now before I get started, I am going to...


Young authors receive state awards

Six Sweetwater County students were honored when they learned they had placed at the Wyoming Young Authors Competition. The county students receiving the awards were told by their schools after both...


Writers conference in Dubois

This year’s Wyoming Writers Conference will take place in Dubois June 1-3 and a lot of talented guest author’s are scheduled to attend. New York Times best selling author William Kent Krueger will give the keynote address at the 44th Annual Wyomi...


Brenda Jean Lake

Brenda Jean Lake, 75, passed away on Monday, April 30, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family following a lengthy illness. Lake was a longtime resident of Rock Springs. She was born Nov. 19,... Full story


Stevan Smith

Stevan Smith, 67, passed away April 25, 2018, at his home in Rock Springs following a lengthy illness. He was a resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Farson. He was born Oct.14, 1950, the... Full story


Bill James Kalivas

Bill James Kalivas, 88, of Pocatello, Idaho, passed away April 25, 2018, surrounded by his family after a long battle with gastric cancer. He was born March 22,1930, in Cheyenne, to the late James... Full story


Brian James Sanford

Brian James Sanford, 42, passed away April 26, 2018, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. He was a resident of Rock Springs for 33 years and is a former resident of Fort Madison, Iowa. Brian...


Connie Irene Reed

Connie Irene Reed, 80,  passed away April 22, 2018, at the MAF Center in Circle, Mont. She was born Sept. 27, 1937, to Thomas and Wanda Cook, in Wellington, Utah. She moved to Manila, Utah, with her... Full story


James Earl Travis

James Earl Travis, 75, passed away April 26, 2018, at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. He was a lifelong resident of Green River. Travis was born on May 22, 1942, in Rock Springs, the son of... Full story


Hugh Crouch Jr.

Hugh Crouch Jr., 88, passed away April 24, 2018, at Sage View Care Center in Rock Springs.  He was a resident of Green River for the past 71 years and former resident of Dines. Crouch was born July 1... Full story

 By David Martin    People    May 2, 2018

Spring tennis wraps up

While much of the excitement surrounding spring sports in Green River focuses on soccer and outdoor track, the Green River High School tennis team also had their chance to shine during the season....

 By David Martin    Sports    May 2, 2018

Boys win 2 on the road

The Wolves notched up two more wins over the weekend, defeating both Evanston and Jackson on the road. The Wolves shut out the Red Devils 2-0 Friday evening, then came home and hit the road again to...


Lady Wolves find victory over Evanston

While on the road, the Lady Wolves soccer team picked up their second conference win, but then lost one on Saturday. On Friday, the Lady Wolves traveled to Evanston to take on the Lady Red Devils and...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    May 2, 2018

High school track team busy with weekend meets

The Green River High School track team split up last week as eight competitors traveled north to the Casper Classic, while a number of the remaining members competed at the Mountain Man Invitational in Pinedale. The Classic is a meet in which...


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