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 By David Martin    County    June 5, 2019

GR residents seek appointment

By DAVID MARTIN Publisher Several county residents have applied to fill the vacancy created when Sweetwater County Commissioner Don Van Matre died in May. According to posts from the Sweetwater GOP...

 
 By David Martin    City    June 5, 2019

FMC Park river project planned

Erosion has taken its toll on sections of riverbank along the Green River and a project spearheaded by Trout Unlimited and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department aims to correct some of the most...

 
 By Lexi Mitchell    City    June 5, 2019

Community garden established in GR

Jennifer Edelmayer's lifelong dream to bring a community garden to Green River is coming true. The Wild Sage Garden will be a community-based garden open to everyone. The Edelmayer family donated acre...

 
 By David Martin    City    June 5, 2019

Horse wagering comes to GR

Horse wagering will come to Green River after a 6-1 vote by the Green River City Council Tuesday night. Buck Hubert, owner of the Town Bar and Grill, approached the Council for permission to host...

 

Subdivision plan moves forward

Despite one resident’s concerns about the lot size of the proposed subdivision near the Rolling Green Golf Course, the project is still moving forward. At a Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting...

 

Our View: Appointee should be from GR

The Sweetwater County GOP has a decision to make we’re not envious of. They’ve got to select three people from a group of 16 applicants to forward to the Sweetwater County commissioners as possible replacements to fill the unexpired portion of...

 

Letter: Music festival: a family-friendly, fundraising event

I am writing this letter to clarify a few items that appeared in the May 30th edition of the Star on the front-page article titled “$10,000 a Hard Pill for Council.” The article is talking about the decision the GR City Council is contemplating...

 

Enjoying a family dinosaur day

After weeks of soccer practices, games and meetings our weekday evenings and weekends are pretty full. My husband and I love that our boys enjoy sports, but four nights a week of practice with both...

 
 By Amanda Cavaz    Opinion    June 5, 2019

Rodeo returns to Green River

If you have driven past the rodeo grounds and horse corrals lately then you have probably noticed the new buck and rail fence and ranch gates. This project has been in the making for a while behind the scenes. The timing is perfect. To spite the...

 

Louis J. Christison

Louis J. Christison, 81, passed away May 29, 2019, at his home in Green River surrounded by his family. He was a resident of Green River for 30 years and is a former resident of Kentucky. Christison...

 

Mitch Bullock

Mitch Bullock, 60, of Rock Springs, passed away May 30, 2019, at his cabin in Pinedale. A longtime resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Bountiful, Utah, Bullock died following a sudden...

 

Loye Don Williams

Loye Don Williams, 87, of Rock Springs, passed away May 20, 2019, at his home. A longtime resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Littleton, Colo., Williams died following an illness of one...

 

Brent Dean Foster

Brent Dean Foster, 77, passed away July 28, 2017, in Bonita, Calif., with family at his side. He was born Aug. 23, 1939, in Rock Springs, but was a Green River native. He was a 1957 Green River High S...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    June 5, 2019

New angler program launched by WGFD

For some sportsmen, trophies are more slippery than shiny and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has launched a new program to recognize the anglers reeling them in. The department has launched its Master Angler program to recognize anglers who...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    June 5, 2019

GRHS grad signs with WWCC

Recent Green River High School graduate Michaelee Wisniewski will continue her soccer career playing for the Lady Mustangs at Western Wyoming Community College this fall. The team announced...

 

State receives $17M for conservation

Wyoming will receive more than $17 million to support critical state conservation and outdoor recreation projects this year, according to the U.S. Department of the Interior. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is granted this funding annually from...

 
 By Lexi Mitchell    People    June 5, 2019

Children enjoy a day in space

More than 300 people attended the Sweetwater County Library's summer kick-off event. Last Wednesday, the library in association with the Board of Cooperative Educational Services program created a...

 

Sixth-grade teacher receives honor

Teaching students about their civic responsibility, patriotism and flag etiquette has earned one Green River teacher a state award. Lincoln Middle School sixth-grade teacher Lori Hastert was informed...

 

Even more free audiobooks available now

Those who enjoy listening to audiobooks, but don’t like the wait for the title to become available will enjoy the library’s new digital upgrade. According to a press release, Wyoming residents...

 

Sweetwater singers to perform in All-State choir

Twelve members of the Sweetwater Board of Cooperative Educational Services Children’s Honor Choir have been accepted by audition to perform June 8 in Cheyenne, Wy in the 2019 Wyoming ACDA Children’s Honor Choir.  The singers are Jacob Dyess, Mak...

 

Many graduate from HiSET program

Western Wyoming Community College hosted the 38th Annual High School Equivalency Graduation last week. The Learning Center at Western provides Wyoming High School Equivalency preparation and testing at the main Rock Springs campus, as well as at outr...

 

Lymphedema treatment available at hospital

Lymphedema may not be curable, but it can be managed with proper care. Complete lymphedema treatment is available at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Rehabilitation Services Director Debbie DeFauw recently received lymphedema training and...

 

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