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Articles from the December 13, 2017 edition

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 By David Martin    City    December 13, 2017

School boundaries changed

The Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees decided to redraw the district’s elementary school boundaries to place Jackson Elementary School students at Monroe Intermediate School...

 
 By David Martin    City    December 13, 2017

Anglesey wants to withdraw plea

Update: Judge Richard Lavery denied Jacob Anglesey's motion to withdraw his initial no contrast plea to aggravated homicide Friday afternoon. The decision issued by Lavery details his reasoning to...

 

Commissioners approve juvenile probation position

Despite the numbers not adding up, the Sweetwater County Commissioners approved a motion to restaff a clerical position in Juvenile Probation. With a four-one vote, the motion to restaff the position...

 

Fire ignites at Red Feather

A chimney fire at the Red Feather Thursday night resulted in a portion of Flaming Gorge Way being closed off as firefighters extinguished the blaze, but resulted in little damage to the restaurant. According to the Green River Police Department, the...

 

Thomas "Tom" Edward Freuler

Thomas "Tom" Edward Freuler, 65, passed away Dec. 5, 2017, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. He was a resident of Rock Springs for 28 years and a former resident of North Carolina. Freuler...

 

Norman "Norm" Gillespie

Norman "Norm" Gillespie, 90, passed away Dec. 6, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family. He had been a resident of Rock Springs for 73 years. Norm was born on Aug. 6, 1927, in Poncho Springs,...

 

LaRue "Babe" Lee

LaRue "Babe"  Lee, 85, of Rock Springs passed away Dec. 7, 2017, at her home surrounded by her family. A life time resident of Rock Springs, she died following a brief Illness. She was born in Winton...

 

Charlene Rollins Logan

Charlene Rollins Logan, 82, passed away Dec. 3, 2017, in Salt Lake City. Charlene was born in Ogden, Utah, Nov. 10, 1935, to Rodney Wayne Rollins and Lillian Mary Rollins. She was the oldest of four...

 

Donald E. Ruess

Donald E. Ruess, 80, passed away Dec. 7, 2017, at his home. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, and grandfather. A man with a memorable sense of humor, who only wanted those around him...

 

Carole Marie Sinclair

Carole Marie Sinclair, 75, of Rock Springs passed away Dec. 4, 2017, at Sage View Care Center. A lifelong resident of Rock Springs, she died following a lengthy illness. She was born Dec. 7, 1941, in Rock Springs, the daughter of Walter Baumann and...

 

Wanda Rountree

Wanda Rountree died peacefully Dec. 3, 2017, in Littleton, Colo. Wanda was born in El Dorado Springs, Mo., to Glen Crawford Lynn and Beula (Brown) Lynn. She grew up there and in Kansas City, Mo. On...

 

Our View: Moore's loss can affect Wyoming

There’s going to be a lot of ink and airtime dedicated to trying to make sense of Republican Roy Moore’s defeat in Alabama to Democrat Doug Jones Tuesday night. We think a good portion of his defeat is due in part by allegations of sexual...

 
 By Mike Enzi    Opinion    December 13, 2017

How the Senate tax reform bill could change your life

If you were to wish for a tax reform bill, would you want lower taxes across the board and more money in people’s pockets? Would you want reforms that simplify taxes? Reforms that help grow the economy and create more jobs? Help small businesses...

 
 By Lu Sweet    Opinion    December 13, 2017

Lifelong Learning: The power of dissent

I recently read an article in the April 2017 “Recreation Management” magazine, titled “The Power of Dissent,” written by Emily Tipping, the magazine’s editorial director. I really enjoyed this article for several reasons. Tipping spoke of...

 
 By Brie Blasi    County    December 13, 2017

Echoes from the Bluffs: Museum celebrates 50 years

Founded in 1967, the Sweetwater County Historical Museum is celebrating its fiftieth birthday in 2017. To commemorate their golden jubilee, the museum has created a special exhibit highlighting its history, its role in the community, and the people...

 

Claire Christensen Reed

Claire Christensen Reed, 76, of Manila, Utah, passed away at her home in Manila Dec. 6, 2017.  She was a lifelong resident of Manila. Claire was born March 11, 1941, in Rock Springs, the daughter of...

 

Anniversary exhibit on display

The Sweetwater County Historical Museum is pleased to announce an exhibit celebrating its 50th anniversary. Founded in 1967, the museum was originally included in the plans for the new courthouse built that same year and moved into a renovated 1931...

 

Santa Claus on display at RS museum

The Rock Springs Historical Museum staff has put the Marguerite Santa on display for the holidays, in his traditional spot in front of the firehouse doors. Viewers can stop and watch the small...

 

Virtual academy works for one Green River student

The virtual academy online school is allowing one junior to move at his pace and compete in martial arts. For Green River resident Timothy Radosevich, a traditional school setting wasn't going to...

 

Christmas story told in figurines

For Christians, nothing symbolizes to the true meaning of Christmas more than a nativity scene. Knowing this, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and parish council member, Dick Fischer, wanted to b...

 

Couple celebrates 50th anniversary

Dave and Kathleen Anderson are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Dec. 16. Dave and Kathleen spent most of their life in Green River and are now back on the family farm outside...

 

Wrestlers take 4th in Evanston

The Green River High School wrestling team took to the mat for the first time over the weekend. The Wolves competed in an invitational tournament in Evanston, earning a fourth-place finish with 149...

 

Wolves finish 3rd at Gillette meet

The Green River High School Wolves swimming and diving team kicked off their season at a relay and pentathlon competition. “They did really well. I was pretty excited,” head coach Colleen Seiloff...

 

Lady Wolves win 2, lose 1 at Lyman tournament

The Green River High School Lady Wolves kicked off the season by traveling to Lyman for its tournament this past weekend. On Friday, the Lady Wolves grabbed their first win of the season in a...

 

Wolves undefeated at Lyman tourney

A trio of dominant victories opened the Green River High School boys basketball season during the weekend. The boys traveled to Lyman for early season tournament action. The boys played hard,...

 

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