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Articles from the May 23, 2018 edition

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 By David Martin    City    May 23, 2018

Filing opens for elections

During the past week, Sweetwater County residents have stepped up and filed to campaign for local office. Filing ends June 1. Green River In Ward I, three residents have declared an interest to...


Election sought for Ward 2 seat

Longtime Green River resident and concerned citizen Andrew Morrison has decided to run for the Ward II seat on the Green River City Council. “I always thought our city government could do more to...


County shines on solar farm

With a unanimous vote from the Sweetwater County Commissioners, the county will now be the first in the state to have a solar farm. The Commissioners recently approved a conditional use permit for Swe...

 By Staff Report    County    May 23, 2018

Re-election sought in House District 60

Representative John Freeman, D-Green River, is seeking re-election to his House District 60 seat. Freeman has served HD 60 in the Wyoming House since winning his first election in 2010. During Freeman’s tenure as a representative, he has served on...


Marcella Diane Romero

Marcella Diane Romero, 71, passed away May 17, 2018, at Mission at Castle Rock in Green River. Romero died following a lengthy illness. She was a lifelong resident of Rock Springs. She was born March... Full story


Colleen Ann Lenling

Colleen Ann Lenling, 71, passed away May 16, 2018, at her son's home in Green River. She was a resident of Green River for one month and former resident of Phoenix and North Dakota. Lenling died follo... Full story


Mary Theresa Palmer

Mary Theresa Palmer, 76, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018, at her home in Rock Springs. She was a resident of Rock Springs, for the past 37 years and was a former resident of Cloverdale, Calif.... Full story


Our View: Reward the good drivers

Wyoming’s roads have been deadly in May. The information signs spanning Interstate 80 between Rock Springs and Green River have attempted to drive home a few sobering statistics: 10 people have died on state roads since the start of the month and...

 By Jonathan Lange    Opinion    May 23, 2018

Answer the question

Recently (April 25), a 10-minute interview on Riverton’s local radio station created a dust-up across the state. So far, Wyoming’s liberal news site, WyoFile, has written three articles about it. The Casper Star Tribune has published another thre...

 By Amanda Cavaz    Opinion    May 23, 2018

The firefighters' memorial

The names of five firefighters were added to the memorial walls at the Wyoming Fallen Firefighter Memorial in Riverton over the weekend. Fifty nine surviving family members of thone named attended to lay a rose at the memorial and an estimated 100...

 By David Martin    People    May 23, 2018

Kids learn about county history

Students from throughout Sweetwater County came to the Sweetwater County Historical Museum to learn about the county's past The museum hosted its annual history fair last week and along with a tour...


Garage sale to help fund trip

It’s an honor for those who qualified to attend the National Speech and Debate Association’s National Tournament, but now’s the time to find the funding to pay for it. Thirteen students from...


A memorable trip to Washington D.C.

Green River students competing in the national We the People competition took second in the Midwest Regional category and 30th in the nation. At the end of April, Green River High School students...

 By David Martin    Sports    May 23, 2018

Wolves soccer finishes 3rd

Falling short of their goal to take the state title this year, the Green River High School boys soccer team still showed they were a strong squad in Jackson. The boys took third at State, finishing...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    May 23, 2018

Track team comes back with 1 champ

Green River’s track team has a state champion after the final meet of the year. Green River traveled to Kelly Walsh High School in Casper with 18 qualifiers, eight girls and 10 boys, to compete in the 2018 Wyoming State Outdoor Track Championships...

 By Staff Report    People    May 23, 2018

Hall of famers announced

Green River High School’s 2018 hall of fame inductees include a World War II airman, a professor of engineering from the University of Wyoming, a doctor and two girl’s basketball teams. Athletics Director Tony Beardsley announced the inductees...


Local runners compete in Ogden Marathon

Six local runners traveled to Ogden, Utah for the annual Ogden Marathon. In the 5k race, John Pawleska took first place in the 65-69 age group, with a time of 25:34. Terry Pawleska finished second in the same division with a time of 39:18. In the...


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