Articles from the June 1, 2023 edition

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 By Hannah Romero    People    June 1, 2023

Honoring both the living and the dead

When Memorial Day begins at midnight, all American flags and state flags across the country are lowered to half-staff. At noon, the flags are referred to full staff. "I think it's important for...

 By David Martin    City    June 1, 2023

Proposed budget outlines city priorities

The budget currently under consideration by the Green River City Council details the city’s priorities for the coming year and beyond. The budget maintains a commitment to community organizations...

 By Nancy Rider    City    June 1, 2023

Green River Fire Department responds to two-story house fire

At approximately 5 a.m. Monday morning, the Green River Fire Department, along with Green River Police Department and Castle Rock Ambulance, was dispatched to a report of smoke around the area of... Full story


Tracie Lynn Malone

Tracie Lynn Malone, 50, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2023 at her home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was lifelong resident of Rock Springs. Tracie was born August 10, 1972 in Gillette, Wyoming; the... Full story


Barbara Gipson

Barbara Gipson, 79, passed away on Sunday, May 14, 2023 at St. Marks hospital in Millcreek, Utah. She was a 30-year resident of Green River, Wyoming and former resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming. She... Full story


Mary Lou Lavery

Mary Lou Lavery, 94, passed away Saturday, January 28, 2023 at Deer Trail Assisted Living in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a resident of Wyoming for 70 years and former resident of Valentine,... Full story


Barbara Erramouspe

Barbara Erramouspe, 86, passed away Saturday, May 27, 2023 at her home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a life-long resident of Rock Springs. She was born September 13, 1936 in Rock Springs,... Full story


Connie Wilcox-Timar

Connie Wilcox-Timar, 60 passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on May 21, 2023 at Mission at Castle Rock. She was a long-time resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Green Rive... Full story


Skylar Jason Brenden

Skylar Jason Brenden, 40, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2023 at his home. He was a life-long resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was born April 11, 1983 in Rock Springs, Wyoming; the son of Dale... Full story


Emiliano Morales III

Emiliano Morales III, 43, passed away suddenly in the early morning of Thursday, May 25, 2023 in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was born on September 12, 1979 in Laramie, Wyoming, the son of Emiliano... Full story

 By Staff Report    Opinion    June 1, 2023

Senators comment on Supreme Court ruling

U.S. Senators John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) and Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) recently released statements applauding the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency Case. The Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of the petitioners,... Full story


Letter to the Editor: Protect Wyoming wildlife

Dear Editor, This crazy winter, coupled with highways and industrial development that have dismembered habitat and disrupted wildlife corridors, has resulted in the death of us to 75% of the pronghorn in Western Wyoming. Mule Deer have also suffered...


Green River Police Department reports for May 23 - 29

Green River Police Department reports for May 23 At 7:46 a.m., officers responded to Colorado Drive for a report of possible property damage. Officers met with an individual who requested a trespass warning be issued to the individual. Officers met... Full story



Marriage licenses recorded at the Sweetwater County Courthouse from April 10 to May 26: Wesley Robert Burchett, 29, to Dusti Rose Bryant, 28, both of Rock Springs. John Thomas Lane, 52, to Ginny Lynn Slaugh, 33, both of Green River. Joshua Allen... Full story


News Briefs

Former commissioner added to planning and zoning board Former Sweetwater County Commissioner Roy Lloyd is continuing his public service career as the newest member of Green River’s Planning and Zoning Commission. Lloyd was appointed to a vacant pos... Full story

 By Hannah Romero    People    June 1, 2023

A down-to-earth musical: The Horizon Theater presents "Ordinary Days"

Musicals aren't always seen as "realistic," since people typically don't burst into song in their daily lives or sing every conversation. However, despite being completely sung through with no spoken...


Sweetwater Regional Cancer Center receives donations

Scout troop donates blankets and care packages The Sweetwater Regional Cancer Center recently was gifted a generous donation of 48 blankets, care packages, and port pillows for patients from the Boy... Full story

 By Jackie Finch    Sports    June 1, 2023

Green River Knights swing into new season

The Green River Knights' season started on May 2 with a game against the Post 24 Stallions. The Knights lost the game with a final score of 2-3. The Knights played the Post 24 Stallions again on May 8...

 By Chris Dean    Sports    June 1, 2023

Western Wyoming Karate Championships hosted by Pineda's Kenpo Karate

The 42nd Annual Western Wyoming Karate Championships were hosted by Pineda's Kenpo Karate at the Green River Recreation Center on May 13, 2023. The championships hosted 183 competitors from Wyoming, U... Full story

 By Jonathan Gallardo    News    June 1, 2023

Friendships, inspiration on display at Special Olympics games

GILLETTE - Dozens of athletes were at the Thunder Basin High School track Friday afternoon, running, walking, throwing and rolling. Jordi Stewart, 9, ran to grab a Powerade for Lander Special...

 By Dustin Bleizeffer    News    June 1, 2023

Towns face chicken-and-egg dilemma with nuclear project needs

KEMMERER- When a 16-inch diameter ductile-iron municipal water pipeline failed this spring, a crew dug in for repairs. They found that the 40-year-old line was so brittle that repressuring it after...


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