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Articles from the June 3, 2015 edition

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 By David Martin    City    June 3, 2015

City rates may increase July 1

Residents will see slight increases in rates paid for water, sewer and trash collection once the city’s new budget is finalized June 16. According to City Administrator Reed Clevenger, the rates reflect increasing costs associated with managing...


Another evaluation ordered

A woman who is accused of murdering her infant daughter will undergo another psychiatric evaluation. An order for a second competency evaluation was filed in the Third District Court in the Amanda Dawn Triplett case. Jacob Anthony Joseph Triplett...

 By David Martin    County    June 3, 2015

County, grazing association disagree on sage grouse plan

As a potential plan to manage sage grouse awaits review and approval from Governor Matt Mead, Sweetwater County seeks to extend recognition of a core habitat to the rim of White Mountain. At their...

 By Lillian Palmer    County    June 3, 2015

Shaft breathes life into Tata trona mine

Much of the livelihood of Sweetwater County and Green River residents is contributed to the mines located nearby. Many of Green River’s residents are employed by the mines. The mines are a large...


Carla Jean Pershin

Carla Jean Pershin, 83, passed away May 27, 2015, at the home of her daughter in St. George, Utah. A longtime resident of Green River and St. George, Utah, Pershin died following a lengthy illness.... Full story


Walter Duane Seeley

Walter Duane Seeley, Sr. died in his home May 26, 2015, after a long struggle with multiple physical ailments, including cancer.  However, it is the belief of his sons and close family that perhaps... Full story


Clifford "Dutch" Clark

Clifford "Dutch" Clark, 91, of Rock Springs passed away, May 31, 2015, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. A lifelong resident of Rock Springs, Clark died following a sudden illness. He was... Full story


Amanda Jean Allgier Allee

Amanda Jean Allgier Allee, 32, of Green River died suddenly on May 23, 2015. She was born on Dec. 27, 1982 ,in Rock Springs, the daughter of Conrad Allgier and Jill Ann Bruder Allgier. She attended... Full story


Kenneth Leroy Brandner

Kenneth Leroy Brandner, 78, of Green River, passed away June 1, 2015, at the Castle Rock Convalescent Center in Green River. A longtime resident of Green River, Brandner died following a lengthy... Full story


Ron Ferguson

Ron Ferguson, 81, of Green River, died June 1, 2015, at his home after a lengthy illness. He was born Oct. 10, 1933 in California, Mo., the son of Curtis Ferguson and Ann Zey Ferguson. He graduated... Full story


Trona is the city's brand

Trona and the City of Green River have developed an inseparable relationship. The white ore supports a great deal of Green River residents with high-paying jobs. The first soda well was drilled in Green River. Trona is responsible for massive growth...

 By Jason Grubb    Opinion    June 3, 2015

Summer reading in full swing at county libraries

Last weekend, the rain finally cleared and we saw the sun. Is it safe to say summer is officially here? We certainly think so at the library and officially started the library’s summer reading program for children, teens and adults on Monday. If...

 By Larry Hoopes    Opinion    June 3, 2015

Notes from Town Square: Serving the community

The Green River URA/Main Street Agency was established to help improve the overall business environment of Green River, and to revitalize the downtown main street area of our city.  It has been our goal to serve the citizens by helping existing...

 By David Martin    Opinion    June 3, 2015

Space budget shouldn't be scrutinized

Recently, a friend of mine raised an issue with a recent announcement that NASA plans to spend millions for an unmanned probe to be sent to Jupiter’s moon Europa to investigate the possibility of...


Concentrate on the issue, not the money

As more and more presidential hopefuls put their names in, I can’t help but wonder how much will be spent this time around. During the 2012 campaigns, both the Republican and Democratic parties rais...


Splash Park busy already

With the Green River Splash Park officially open, the park was already filled with children trying to beat the heat. On Tuesday morning, children were running through the park screaming and laughing....

 By Lillian Palmer    People    June 3, 2015

Ladies attend senior tea party

Ladies dressed in their best, enjoyed an afternoon tea party at the Golden Hour Senior Center on Friday. The china was set, the water was hot and the weather cooperated. The tea party menu included...


Scout applies experiences to life

Seven years of scouting, will leave a lasting impression on one Green River student. Christopher "Tom" Schalow joined Green River Boy Scout Troop 312 as a Tiger Cub; and has remained in the scouts...


GR Scout learns to help others

Helping others is something this Boy Scout learned during his time in the scouts. Green River High School graduate Paul Wright bas been in the Green River Boy Scout Troop 312 for the past 11 years. “I got started because my troop used to be in my c...

 By Staff Report    People    June 3, 2015

Unique form of art demonstration set

Interested in fly fishing and how custom bamboo rods are made? Local woodworker Fred Pickett will be giving a talk and demonstration on the craft of making these special fishing rods Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Ferrero Room at Rock Springs Library.... Full story


Six singers to perform in State Honor Choir

Six members of the Sweetwater County Children’s Honor Choir, sponsored by Sweetwater Board of Cooperative Educational Services, have been selected by their conductor to perform in the 2015 Wyoming ACDA All State Children’s Honor Choir. Jadyn...

 By Lillian Palmer    Sports    June 3, 2015

Lady Wolves earn consolation championship

"We're ready," player McKenzie Lucas said. "We know that we can beat Rock Springs because we've done it, we just have to keep our heads and play our game," player Payton Bartlett said. And they were...

 By Staff Report    Sports    June 3, 2015

Boys take 6th at state

The Green River High School boy’s soccer team fought a hard battle at state in Rock Springs last week. The team finished 6th in the tournament, winning one of the three games they competed in, eliminating Natrona County High School from the...

 By Lillian Palmer    Sports    June 3, 2015

Bombshells blast Wreck on Wheels

The Bittersweet Bombshells won their first home game of the year Saturday. It was pandemonium at the Rock Springs Family Recreational Center when the Bombshells clashed with Big Horn Basin’s Wreck on Wheels. The Bombshells took the game 197-166....

 By Olivia Kennah    Sports    June 3, 2015

Mountain bikers gather Saturday for Trails day

Mountain bikers from across the region will gather at the Wilkins Peak Trail System Saturday as the Sweetwater Mountain Bike Association and the Green River Chamber of Commerce host their annual Trails Day. Trails Day allows the community to come...


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