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Articles from the June 9, 2022 edition

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 By David Martin    City    June 9, 2022

Council supports request to reauthorize county lodging tax

A special-purpose tax for area infrastructure won’t be the only tax request voters will decide on this November. They will also decide the fate of the long-running lodging tax which supports the...

 By Hannah Romero    County    June 9, 2022

6th penny tax debated for county uses

Proposed projects for the specific purpose sixth penny tax coming up on the ballot in November are being limited to basic infrastructure needs like water and sewer. The Sweetwater County Commissioners...


Carina Lynne White

On May 10, 2022 Carina Lynne White passed away surrounded by her family after losing an arduous battle with Atypical Parkinson's Disease. Carina was born on March 11, 1971 in Anaheim, California to... Full story


Richard M. Patterson

Richard M. Patterson, 37, passed away at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming on Thursday, June 2, 2022 following a brief illness. He was born on March 6, 1985 in Rock Springs, Wyoming, the son of Dana... Full story


Glenn Montague "Monty" Boyce

Glenn Montague "Monty" Boyce, 61, passed away Monday, June 6, 2022 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a life-long resident of Rock Springs. Monty was born July 10, 1960 in Rock Springs,... Full story


Josephine Frances Werhunc Gatti

Josephine Frances Werhunc Gatti, 94, passed away surrounded by her loving family, Saturday, June 4, 2022 at her home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a life-long resident of Rock Springs. Mrs. Gatti... Full story


Frank "Dan" Watts Jr.

Frank "Dan" Watts Jr., 78, passed away Thursday, June 2, 2022 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a resident of Superior, Wyoming for the past 25 years and... Full story

 By Staff Report    City    June 9, 2022

City begins mosquito control measures

Mosquitoes are becoming a concern in Green River, resulting in the city starting its mosquito control program. According to a press release from the city, the parks and recreation department has already placed BTI biscuits in standing water found on...


Our View: County offices shouldn't be partisan

Here’s a good question: how does political affiliation inform how a county assessor or county clerk performs their duties? We’re not sure they do as state statutes govern how they operate. Yet, throughout Wyoming many of the political races...


Letter: Greenhouse gases do not contribute to global warming

Dear Editor, The Green River Star editorial titled “Our View: Gordon is on the wrong side of climate debate” does not reflect an objective view of the scientific facts. Over 30,000 scientists (more than 9,000 of whom are PhDs, many working in...


Green River Police Department reports for May 23-June 6

Green River Police Department reports for May 23 At 9 p.m., officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Hitching Post Drive and issued the driver, Lacy Miller Rudolph, 40, of Green River, a citation for alleged stop sign violation. At 9:44...

 By Hannah Romero    People    June 9, 2022

Actors' Mission presents 'The Sweet Delilah Swim Club' 

The strength of friendship across the years is explored in the Actors' Mission's newest production, "The Sweet Delilah Swim Club."  The play follows the friendship of five women who met on their...


Sweetwater County birth announcements for June 9

Cody and Marie Wylie of Rock Springs are announcing the birth of their son William McNeil Wylie. William was born May 17 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County.  Lauren LaCombe of Cheyenne is announcing the birth of her son Nathaniel Skyler...

 By David Martin    People    June 9, 2022

Superior man honored for heroic acts

"I didn't expect any of this," Ryan Pasborg said Tuesday night. Pasborg is credited with saving the lives of Stephanie Wadsworth and her son Weston in Jamestown earlier this year when a house fire...


90th birthday announced

Happy 90th Birthday Marna Grubb! Marna will be celebrating 90 years of life on June 17. Her daughter, Melanie, is requesting a card shower in honor of this milestone birthday. Greetings and birthday...

 By Staff Report    Sports    June 9, 2022

Rodeo pays off for cowboys

In two nights of rodeo action featuring more than 100 contestants, the Overland Stage Stampede Rodeo brought hundreds of fans to the Green River's rodeo grounds. According to information from the...


Two local grand champions crowned at karate tournament

The 41st Annual Western Wyoming Karate Championships were hosted by Pineda’s Kenpo Karate at the Green River Recreation Center May 21. These championships were a “bounce-back” tournament in which competitors totaled 237 and came from Wyoming,...


Lake trout numbers spur upcoming derby

Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Green River fisheries biologists recently completed annual spring netting at Flaming Gorge Reservoir and are still concerned about the numbers of small lake trout in the reservoir. For that reason, they are...

 By Kate Ready    News    June 9, 2022

Wyoming in top three states for suicide, most by gun

JACKSON — Two suicides have occurred in Teton County this year, both young adults in their early twenties and both by firearm. The first occurred March 28, a 20-year-old Teton County resident who was attending the University of Wyoming. The latest...

 By Nicole Pollack    News    June 9, 2022

Land use money for Wyoming schools drops

CASPER — Land use revenue earmarked for Wyoming’s schools dropped for the fifth year in a row, the Legislative Service Office reported Monday. It’s the least the state has earned from activities on school trust lands in at least 15 years. The...

 By Hannah Romero    People    June 9, 2022

Community helps local couple

When Jim and Anita Shoemaker wanted some trees removed from their yard, they didn’t expect the mess they’d be left with, but also didn’t expect the ways the community would step in to help....


Should parents talk to their children about traumatic events?

When the news gets bad and your children can’t avoid it, it’s best to talk with them. The rise of childhood stress and anxiety during the past two years with COVID-19, coupled with incidents such as the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, it’s...


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