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Articles from the June 12, 2019 edition

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 By David Martin    City    June 12, 2019

Response to death questioned

The grieving father of a Green River High School student that had died a few days prior to graduation questions the response by school officials following his son’s death. Steve McKeehan and two...

 
 By David Martin    County    June 12, 2019

Three chosen by county Republicans

A former county commissioner, an involved member of the Sweetwater GOP and the former executive director of the YWCA were the three selected by county Republicans as people the Sweetwater County...

 
 By Lexi Mitchell    People    June 12, 2019

Family history fuels passion

Denny Pace’s family history created a lifelong passion in World War II reenactment. Pace, a Green River resident, recalls watching war documentaries with his dad, Presley Pace, while growing up. He remembers slowly beginning to enjoy them more...

 
 By Lexi Mitchell    City    June 12, 2019

Fawn saved from storm drain

Quick action by city workers saved a newly-born fawn that fell in a rain gutter Monday morning. Jackie Finch was traveling down Nolan Street with her granddaughter, Aaliyah Byrd, when a doe and her...

 

Rafael Chavez

Rafael Chavez, 60, passed away June 9, 2019, at his home in Rock Springs; surrounded by his loving family following a 10-year battle with cancer. He was a resident of Wyoming for more than 30 years...

 

Thomas "Larry" Collier

Thomas "Larry" Collier, 70, of Rock Springs, passed away May 25, 2019, at his home.  A brief resident of Rock Springs and former longtime resident of Englewood, Fla., and Westville, Ind., Collier...

 

Milt Friel

Milt Friel, 81, passed away at the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs May 15, 2019. He was a longtime resident of Sweetwater and Sublette Counties.  Friel was born May 15, 1938,...

 

Charles David McCormick

A memorial wake has been planned for Charles David McCormick for Saturday at 3 p.m. The wake will take place at the American Legion Tom Whitmore Post 28 at 38 N. Center St., in Green River. Finger foods will be served and visitors are encouraged to...

 

Our View: Schoenfeld should be appointed

The Sweetwater County commissioners have until June 30 to decide who will replace Don Van Matre on the board. With three candidates to chose from, all of whom are well-qualified for the role, the decision won’t be easy to make. However, we believe...

 

The stress of going on vacation

With how much stress I go through preparing for a vacation I start to wonder if it’s worth it. Of course, it always is in the end, but at the time it can be overwhelming. Once again, I find myself...

 

Group releases disturbing report about America's nursing homes

The Senate Special Committee on Aging has just released one of the most damning reports on the nation’s nursing homes that I’ve seen in a long time. The short document should be required reading for any family thinking of moving a relative to a...

 

Teacher honored with awards

A Green River teacher has already received honors on a local level and now he will receive national recognition. Green River High School teacher Bradlee Skinner was recently given the Sweetwater...

 

Ciner receives mine safety award

The Industrial Minerals Association – North America (IMA-NA) today announced the companies and mining operations that will receive its safety recognition awards. IMA-NA Chairman Doug Smith and...

 

Building a unique physique

Dedication, determination and discipline are all qualities this woman has to pursue her passion. Amy Manzanares has spent the last 14 years transforming her body from year to year to compete in...

 

Gifts given to Green River pets

Pets across Green River in need of help received what their owners wanted them to thanks to community donations. For the past few years, the Golden Hour Senior Center has participated in the Care For...

 

Green River man faces sexual assault, abuse charges

A man accused of inappropriately touching a 17-year-old while they were working could serve 30 years in prison. Bradley A. Baugh, 23, appeared in the Third District County of Judge Richard Lavery at...

 

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