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 By DAVID MARTIN    City    June 3, 2020

No one filed to run in Ward 2

While candidates have filed to run for positions on the Green River City Council in Wards 1 and 3, no one has filed to seek election for Ward 2. Councilwoman Lisa Maes’ term in Ward 2 expires at...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    County    June 3, 2020

Democrats show up in last filing week

The number of Democrats filing for both state offices and the Sweetwater County commissioner race jumped significantly in the final days of election filing, leading to a primary contest for Democrats...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    County    June 3, 2020

RS man arrested for child porn

A Rock Springs man is facing a potential 240-year prison sentence if found guilty of possessing child pornography. James Adam Gehring, 34, of Rock Springs, is charged with 24 felony counts of sexual...

 
 By Staff Report    County    June 3, 2020

Four new coronavirus cases recorded in Sweetwater County

Four Rock Springs residents have tested positive for COVID-19 infections, according to Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. In a press release sent to local media Saturday, MHSC officials said contact tracing efforts are continuing for all four...

 

Arlene Patterson

Arlene Patterson, 78, passed away Friday May 22, 2020, in the presence of her loving husband Larry Patterson of 56 years. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., June 27, 1941, to Victor and Sylvia Basso....

 

Lynne M. Ball Burrola

Lynne M. Ball Burrola, 66, passed away at her home in Green River, Wyoming, on May 26, 2020. Lynne was born on February 1, 1954 in Kemmerer, Wyoming, the daughter of James M. And Gloria F (Lumbert)...

 

Marie Lorraine Triplett Wilkinson

Marie Lorraine Triplett Wilkinson, resident of McKinnon, Wyoming, age 79, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 24, 2020, at her home. Marie's beloved companion, Steve, preceded her in death on...

 

Our view: We're all on edge

Here at the offices of your hometown newspaper, we consider ourselves among the fortunate ones. The press, like it or not, are deemed essential in times of crisis, so we get to work through this global pandemic. So most of our work these days...

 
 By Lu Sweet    Opinion    June 3, 2020

Lifelong learning: Keep walking on

I need to pay more attention to the messages in children’s books. I have read them to my kids for 23 plus years now, or they have then read them to me once they began reading on their own. We read a variety of stuff-chapter books, fiction,...

 
 By Margaret Austin    News    June 3, 2020

Residents mark man's death

CHEYENNE – Cheyenne South student Isabel McClendon said when she saw the news that another black man had died at the hands of the police, she cried. The story of George Floyd – who died last week...

 
 By Greg Johnson    News    June 3, 2020

Renewables top coal for 1st time

GILLETTE — For the first time since before 1885, the annual United States energy consumption from renewable sources outpaced coal, according to a new report released Thursday by the federal U.S. Energy Information Administration. Market pressures...

 
 By Allayana Darrow    News    June 3, 2020

Worst of unemployment claims may have passed

SHERIDAN — As far as unemployment claims in the state, the worst may have passed, according to Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Director Robin Cooley. The Wyoming Legislature Joint Labor, Health and Social Services Committee addressed...

 
 By Tom Coulter    News    June 3, 2020

HollyFrontier announces plan to lay off employees

CHEYENNE— HollyFrontier Corporation announced Monday that it will be laying off about 200 employees at its Cheyenne refinery over the next 18 months. The layoffs will come as part of the company’s plan to convert its Cheyenne oil refinery into...

 

Grant will continue to support cancer programs

HPV education, cancer screenings and sunscreen dispensers are just a few of the programs Wyoming Cancer Resource Services’ Region V Coordinator wants to focus on in the next two years. This is the second time Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater...

 

Nancy Joy West

Nancy Joy West, 63, of Rock Springs, Wyoming passed away on Monday, May 28, 2020 at her home. She was a lifelong resident of Rock Springs. Nancy was born on October 16, 1956 in Rock Springs, Wyoming,...

 

Charles J. Schanno

Charles J. Schanno, 83, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. He was a resident of the Rock Springs, Wyoming area, for the last 50 years and was a resident of Su...

 

Dr. Carl Allen Morck

Dr. Carl Allen Morck, 81, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. He was a life-long resident of Green River, Wyoming. He was born on July 6, 1938 in Green...

 

Hospital foundation gives $394K donation for new Hologic mammography unit

Memorial Hospital Foundation has generously donated $394,000 to Memorial Hospital to purchase a Hologic 3D Dimension state-of-the-art mammography unit. The purchase was approved in February and the staff at MHSC have been working diligently to get...

 

Mansface Mountain Music Festival cancelled

The Mansface Mountain Music Festival organized by the Muley Fanatic Foundation that was scheduled for July 17 and 18 on historic Expedition Island in Green River has been cancelled due to concerns over COVID-19 and the on-going restrictions on...

 

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