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 By David Martin    City    June 6, 2018

City targets youth vaping

An ordinance aimed at clarifying and updating Green River’s laws regarding minors in possession of tobacco passed its first reading Tuesday night. According to city prosecutor Bobby Pineda, the...

 
 By David Martin    City    June 6, 2018

Candidate filing concludes

With the election filing period ending Friday, races have developed for all of the Green River City Council positions up for election. Mayor Pete Rust is being challenged in his re-election bid by...

 

Probation given in photo case

A man who asked his girlfriend to send him inappropriate photos had one felony charge dismissed and the other will be also be dismissed if he can complete probation. Jacob Ariel Allen, 19, of Green...

 

Parimutuel wagering moves forward

Green River is one step closer to having parimutuel wagering coming to the city. During the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting Tuesday morning, the Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution...

 
 By Staff Report    County    June 6, 2018

Republican seeks election as clerk

A Republican candidate is seeking to become the next Sweetwater County Clerk. Cindy Lane announced her candidacy in an email to the Green River Star. Lane, who lives in Rock Springs, currently serves the Sweetwater County Republican Party as its...

 

Clarence J. (Jim) Harris

Clarence J. (Jim) Harris passed away May 23, 2018, following a brief illness, in Pocatello, Idaho, where he had resided for the past nine years. He was 86. He was born Feb. 11, 1932, in Frontier, the...

 

Joan Elizabeth Chapman Carter

Joan Elizabeth Chapman Carter, 54, passed away May 28, 2018, at her home in Green River. She was a resident of Green River for 38 years and was a former resident of Illinois.  Carter was born March...

 

Sally Joan Haverly

Sally Joan Haverly, 85, of Rock Springs passed away at Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center in Green River after a short illness. She was a longtime resident of Rock Springs. She was born Nov. 15, 1932, in Ames, Iowa, the daughter of Lyle...

 

Sally Joan Haverly

Sally Joan Haverly, 85, of Rock Springs passed away at Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center in Green River after a short illness. She was a longtime resident of Rock Springs. She was born...

 

Betty Lou Probart

Betty Lou Probart, 82, of Rock Springs passed away at her home May 29, 2018, after a lengthy illness. She was born July 19, 1935, in Pocatello, Idaho, the daughter of Laurence Schlehuber and Pearl...

 

Our View:Why are offices partisan?

One of the strangest things about county elections is the fact that all of the county’s elected positions are partisan. For someone campaigning to be a county commissioner, this isn’t a problem. All you need to be a commissioner is a set of ideal...

 
 By Lu Sweet    Opinion    June 6, 2018

Closing the blinds or keeping them open

I usually run home from work every day, rain or shine. I started this practice over a year ago when we decided not to put any more money into the old car I was driving to and from work in. Sometimes I run to AND from work, but usually just home in...

 
 By Amanda Cavaz    Opinion    June 6, 2018

A successful adoption event in GR

The Green River Animal Control Adoption fair held Saturday was a success. The adoption fair resulted in place 25 animals in homes, and 4 more who are being tested out for adoption with potential adopters. Out of 33 dogs total, there and only four...

 
 By Amanda Benson    City    June 6, 2018

Basket on display

Picnics are a popular activity during the summer. To celebrate warmer weather and sunshine, this month’s artifact is a picnic basket. The word “picnic” has strong French origins, but it is difficult to pinpoint an exact origin of the word....

 

Seniors' pets receive needed gifts

Seniors and homebound residents who needed additional help taking care of their pets' needs had their wishes granted last Wednesday afternoon. For the past month, the Golden Hour Senior Center has had...

 

The Mayor's challenge of picking a quilt

As he looks through the quilts, he’s just waiting to see the one that speaks to him the most. He’s not looking closely at the stitching, the pattern chosen, but the overall appearance of the...

 

Couple celebrates 50 years of marriage

Cheryl and Dean Stover of Green River are celebrating their 50th anniversary with an open house at the Golden Hour Senior Center game room June 9 from 1-4 p.m. The Stovers were married June 8, 1968,...

 

Quilting on the Green Results

National Association of Certified Quilt Judges Award Carol Wagner, "Sisters" Best of Show Kelly Battisti, "The Teal-Green House Effect" Mayor's Choice Shelley Rowland, "Twist the Night Away" Viewer's...

 

Kids Fishing Day set for June 16

There is plenty to do on Father’s Day weekend, including bringing a son or daughter to the annual kids fishing day in Rock Springs. The Rock Springs Kids Fishing Day will take place 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., June 16, at Wataha Park Pond (also referred to...

 

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