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 By Staff Report    City    May 13, 2020

Blake seeks re-election to HD 39

Stan Blake is seeking another term in the Wyoming Legislature. Blake, a Democrat, is announcing his bid for re-election to House District 39. "I wish to say it has been a humbling experience, and an...

 
 By Staff Report    County    May 13, 2020

Second COVID-19 patient admitted

A second person was hospitalized last week after testing positive for COVID-19. According to Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County, a Green River woman in her 40s was admitted to the hospital’s emergency room May 5 and was tested using a fast-acti...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    County    May 13, 2020

DNA testing leads to cold case arrest

An Iowa man was arrested last week in conjunction with several cold case investigations occurring in Wyoming and Tennessee, leading to charges in the murder of a woman known only as "Bitter Creek...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    May 13, 2020

High school accepts wrestling scores

Officials from Sweetwater County School District No. 2 decided not to appeal a decision that stripped the State 4A wrestling title from Green River High School, giving it to Kelly Walsh. During the 2020 State wrestling tournament, GRHS was originally...

 

Church donates to servers, school district

The Foundation of the Episcopal Diocese of Wyoming recently granted each congregation in the state $10,000 to distribute in their towns for COVID-19 relief projects. St. John’s Episcopal Church determined to spend the funds on several projects....

 

Families deserve straight talk about nursing home safety

The headlines have been grim. Seventeen bodies piled up in the morgue at a New Jersey nursing home. Fifty-five residents dead in Brooklyn, N.Y. In one week, 104 residents dead in a facility in western Pennsylvania and 102 dead at a home in San...

 

Our View: The outdoors are waiting, pandemic or not

We’ve had some beautiful weather in southwestern Wyoming over the past week. The blue skies, warm temperatures and the greenery sprouting everywhere is enough to make someone forget about work and the ever-present COVID-19 pandemic to enjoy a day s...

 

Sheri Marie Roach

Sheri Marie Roach, 65, of Eden, Wyoming, passed away peacefully at her home on May 4, 2020. She was born in Wray, Colorado on March 17th, 1955, to Martin and Rosalia Cecil. She attended Ft Collins...

 

DeAnna (Dee) Kenison

DeAnna (Dee) Kenison passed away peacefully at home in Laramie, Wyoming on April 30, 2020. She was born in Hamilton, Montana on January 25, 1941. Because Dee survived polio as a child, she used a leg...

 

Landyn Nash Arnoldi Willmore

Landyn Nash Arnoldi Willmore, infant son of Sean Michael and Avalon Marie Arnoldi Willmore passed away on May 6, 2020 at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Landyn was only carried for a moment but will be loved for a life...

 

Bruce D. Williams

Bruce D. Williams, 73, passed away Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was a lifelong resident of Wyoming. He was born on July 19, 1946 in Jackson, Wyoming;...

 

Charlene Bozner

Charlene Bozner, 82, passed away Friday, May 8, 2020 at her home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was born on June 10, 1937 in Onalaska, Texas, the daughter of Charlie Edgar Cook and Flossie Edith...

 

Lavern "Vern" Jones

On Monday May 11th, 2020, Lavern "Vern" Jones, loving husband, father of four and Papa to many passed away at the age of 83 in his home surrounded by his family. Vern's story starts on October 18,...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    County    May 13, 2020

Some mines face uncertainties

(Editor's note: This article was updated from the print edition published 5/13/20 to include comments regarding the Ciner facility.) As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the economy across the...

 

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