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Articles from the May 26, 2022 edition

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 By Hannah Romero    City    May 26, 2022

VFW carries on Memorial Day tradition

Those who stop by Riverview Cemetery Monday at 10 a.m. can take part in an almost 100-year-old tradition carried on by the Green River Veterans of Foreign Wars. Every year on Memorial Day, VFW...

 
 By David Martin    City    May 26, 2022

City dog park expected to be completed this fall

A long-planned dog park for Green River’s furry residents is anticipated to be completed this fall near the Green River Animal Shelter and city horse corrals, capping nearly four years of planning a...

 

Louise Schaffner

Louise Schaffner passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2022. She was born on Aug. 29, 1923, in Medicine Bow, to Charles and Hilda Leeberg Kizzire. She graduated from Granger High School in Granger, in...

 

Wesley A. Bingham

Wesley A. Bingham, 64, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at the University of Utah surrounded by family. He was born Oct. 6, 1957, in Ogden, Utah. He was known as Wild Wes from Wyoming in his younger...

 

Katherine Lynn De Laurentis

Katie, Katherine Lynn De Laurentis, 63, passed away Sunday, May 22, 2022 at her home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Kathy was born October 25, 1958 in Butte, MT, the daughter of Marie Curtis and Arthur...

 

Jana Fox

Jana Fox, 58, passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at her home in Green River, Wyoming surrounded by family. She was a resident of Green River for 45 years and former resident of California. J...

 
 By Staff Report    County    May 26, 2022

Gas blowoff halts I-80

Multiple emergency responders including the Green River Fire Department and Castle Rock Ambulance Service were called to a gas blowoff Monday afternoon that resulted in a temporary closure of Interstate 80. According to a press release from the...

 
 By Victoria Eavis    News    May 26, 2022

Trump rally: Casper braces for crowds

CASPER — After a 1,300-mile journey, the “MAGA-mobile” arrived in Casper towing a trailer with former President Donald Trump’s face on it. Casper welcomed Bill Bailey and his self-proclaimed “largest mobile Trump store in the nation...

 

Our View: State should back away from crypto

Given Sen. Cynthia Lummis’ mentioning Bitcoin during her ill-advised graduation address at the University of Wyoming a few weeks ago, it seems fitting to discuss how bad cryptocurrency is as a followup. Cryptocurrency isn’t what its backers claim...

 
 By David Martin    Opinion    May 26, 2022

Remembering when Rock Springs was branded 'Home of the Steel Ponies'

The reveal of Sweetwater County Travel and Tourism’s master tourism plan to the Green River City Council last week had me thinking about a tourism-based study the Rock Springs city government...

 

Green River Police Department reports for May 16-24

Green River Police Department reports for May 16 At 2:50 a.m., officers observed individuals walking on Iowa Avenue that were believed to be juveniles. Officers made contact with the individuals and ascertained they were not in violation of curfew,...

 

Teacher of the year nominees announced

Staff Report Several teachers throughout Sweetwater County School District No. 2 have been nominated as the district teacher of the year nominees, with finalists being announced earlier this month. The group comes from 25 applicants nominated by...

 

Sweetwater County birth announcements

Joshua Phillips and Michelle Hargrove of Rock Springs are announcing the birth of their daughter Sophia Marie Phillips. Sophia was born May 4 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Rebecca and Brady Turnbull of Rock Springs are announcing the...

 

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