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Articles from the May 20, 2020 edition

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 By DAVID MARTIN    County    May 20, 2020

Candidates file for elections

The filing period for candidates seeking public office is open, resulting in several Republicans seeking one of two positions on the Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners. According to infor...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    May 20, 2020

Courthouse, city buildings re-open Mon.

People driving along Flaming Gorge Way Monday morning would have seen the line. Several people waited outside the Sweetwater County Courthouse’s south entrance on the first day the courthouse would...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    May 20, 2020

Main Street takes 'wait and see' approach to Farmer's Market

As more summer events throughout southwest Wyoming get cancelled due to concerns of spreading COVID-19, Green River Main Street still plans to host its popular Farmer’s Market in July. At least,...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    County    May 20, 2020

Absentee ballots do not need to be notarized

Recent social media posts suggesting residents would need to have their absentee ballots notarized to mail them to the Sweetwater County Clerk’s Office are untrue, according to Sweetwater County...

 

Donation provides land access

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department recently received a $10,000 donation to support access for hunters and anglers through the Access Yes program. This donation comes from the Williams Foundation, through the WYldlife Fund. Access Yes is a program...

 

Fisherman nets record-breaking catch

Wyoming’s white sucker state record has been broken for the first time since 2011. The new record white sucker was caught in the Wind River on March 20. Riverton angler Patrick Edwards set the new record with a fish that weighed in at 5 pounds...

 

3 awarded memorial scholarship

Three Green River High School graduates recently received industrial arts scholarships named for Maicy Braden, a student who died in an automobile crash in 2016. This year, the $500 memorial...

 

Cancer center physician's manuscript published in prestigious medical journal

A manuscript by Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County’s Dr. Banu Symington will be published Thursday in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. The manuscript, “When Less IS More or Acknowledging the Value of Tincture of Time,” will be published...

 

Western receives commencement variance

Western Wyoming Community College has received approval from local and state health officials for its first variance to allow students to complete their spring labs and hands-on curriculum in-person. Additionally, the College’s Commencement...

 

Museum hosts beaver-naming contest

For many, many years, a stuffed beaver has graced the gallery of the Sweetwater County Historical Museum in Green River, greeting all visitors, especially children. But he (or she) has no name, and...

 

Department of Workforce Services adds call center agents for unemployment claims

The Department of Workforce Services is contracting with 30 additional call center agents in order to reduce the hold times and process the unprecedented number of Unemployment Insurance claims the agency has been receiving. The phone number to...

 
 By Staff Report    County    May 20, 2020

International Day postponed

Like Flaming Gorge Days and the non FFA and 4-H portions of the Sweetwater County Fair, the annual International Day celebration in Rock Springs was postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The International Day Committee announced the...

 

Library offers curbside service to residents

The Sweetwater County Library System will begin offering curbside services at its three main branches starting Wednesday, May 20. In order to pick up materials through this service, library patrons will be asked to place holds on their library cards...

 

Lucille F. Pezely Saunders

Lucille F. Pezely Saunders, 97, of Casper, Wyoming passed away on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at the Kloefkorn Hospice Home surrounded by her family. She was a resident of Casper for the past 60 years and...

 

Sibyl Love

Sibyl Love, 78, passed away Thursday, May 7, 2020 at her home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a life-longtime resident of Rock Springs. Ms. Love was born on January 6, 1942 in Rock Springs,...

 

Michael Held

Michael Held, 64, of Green River, Wyoming passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. He was a resident of Green River for 26 years and former resident of Kremmling, Colorado and Greeley, Colorado. Mr....

 

Cindy Hamblin

Cindy Hamblin, 59, passed away on Sunday, May 10, 2020 at her home in Manila, Utah following a courageous six - month battle with cancer. She was a longtime resident of Manila, Utah and Green River,...

 

Nancy Vase

Nancy Vase, 76, passed away Friday, May 8, 2020 at her home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a resident of Rock Springs for 50 years and a former resident of Grand Island, Nebraska and Santa Monica,...

 

Dallas "Jerry" Sinclair

Dallas "Jerry" Sinclair, 81, of Jamestown, Wyoming passed away on Friday, May 8, 2020 at the University of Utah. A resident of Green River, Wyoming for the past four years and former resident of...

 

Patrick Dougherty

Patrick Dougherty, 53, of Rock Springs, Wyoming passed away on Friday, May 8, 2020 at his home. He was a longtime resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Vernal, Utah. Patrick was born on...

 

Our View: State needs to start infrastructure investments

Wyoming is at a point where it needs more investment into its ageing infrastructure and the pandemic is the perfect excuse to do so, as long as the state’s legislature finally decides to open up spending some of its reserves. The pandemic has...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    Opinion    May 20, 2020

Sitting at the other end of the pandemic cooking spectrum

When people look back at the COVID-19 pandemic in the future, one of the takeaways will likely be that the incident resulted in people using the time at home to brush up on their cooking skills. The...

 
 By Deb Sutton    County    May 20, 2020

Behind every ventilator is a respiratory therapist

There are about 150,000 respiratory therapists in the United States, according to the American Association of Respiratory Care. If they're anything like those who are part of the 11-person team at...

 

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