Articles from the June 15, 2023 edition

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 By David Martin    City    June 15, 2023

Celebrating school success

"We had a lot of good things happen this year," Superintendent Craig Barringer said. Between schools receiving prestigious awards and students continuing to excel in both their studies and school...

 By Hannah Romero    County    June 15, 2023

Flaming Gorge facing reduced kokanee rates

Anyone planning to catch kokanee salmon in the Flaming Gorge this summer should prepare themselves for disappointment. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) has said that anglers should expect...


Summertime splash time

Lucy Lintz smiles as she gets drenched at the Splash Park at Evers Park. The Splash Park is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.... Full story


Kendra Jane Lewis

Kendra Jane Lewis, 85, passed away Tuesday, June 6 at Mission at Castle Rock in Green River. She was a resident of Mission at Castle Rock in Green River for two years and former long-time resident... Full story


Ronald Earl Stanton

Ronald Earl Stanton of Rock Springs, WY, passed away on May 20, 2023, surrounded by his family, at McKay-Dee Hospital in Ogden, UT. He was a son of the late Vincent and Evelyn Duster Stanton. He was... Full story


Thomas Crumpton

Thomas Crumpton, 71, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. He was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming for 44 years and a former resident of Montana and... Full story


Viola Dominguez

Born in Douglas Wyoming, Viola was a active resident in Green River during the late 70's and early 80's, residing in Jamestown. Having family also living in town: Her Father Lloyd "Hoot" Gibson, and... Full story


Ernest Dwaine Adams

Ernest Dwaine Adams, 65, passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2023 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was born on October 6, 1957 in Cleburne, Texas, the son of... Full story


Jackie Lynn Brown

Jackie Lynn Brown, 81, passed away on May 29, 2023 at his home in Green River, Wyoming. He was born on December 15, 1941 in Goreman, Texas, the son of James Andrew Brown and Lurliene M. Archer.... Full story


John Forrest Harrison

John Forrest Harrison, 78, passed away June 2, 2023 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a resident of Jamestown, Wyoming for 45 years and former resident of... Full story


Steven Charles Rambaud

Steven Charles Rambaud, 58, passed away Saturday, June 3, 2023 at his home in Mountain View, Wyoming. He was born on October 13, 1964 in Bakersfield, California, the son of Charles Rambaud and Gloria... Full story


Dick Din Lui

Dick Din Lui, also known as Richard, peacefully passed away on June 1, 2023, at the age of 87. Born on February 12, 1936, in Canton, Guangdong Province, China, Dick led an amazing life, immigrating... Full story


Louise Jean Gremonprez

Louise Jean Gremonprez, 100, passed away Monday, June 5, 2023 at the Villa in Green River, Wyoming. Louise was born in Geneva, Illinois to Theodore and Laura Liedberg on April 29 2023. She was raised... Full story


Verna ReNee Turnbow Adams

Verna ReNee Turnbow Adams, 85, passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2023 at Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center in Green River, Wyoming. She was a resident of Wamsutter, Wyoming for the last 23... Full story


Mary Elenor (Fanok) Holbert

Mary Elenor (Fanok) Holbert, 97, died of natural causes early Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022, at the Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center in Green River, Wyo. She lived in Rock Springs, Wyo., for 60 y... Full story

 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    June 15, 2023

Do you honor the flag?

The other day when I was putting out our flag at the Northern Wyoming News, a gust of wind knocked the flag out of my hand. I know etiquette says that the flag should not touch the ground, but it was...


Green River Police Department reports for June 2 - 13

Green River Police Department reports for June 2 At 7:01 p.m., officers responded to a report of a two-vehicle crash in the parking lot of Family Dollar. Officers met with the reporting party who advised they were driving their vehicle through the... Full story

 By Hannah Romero    People    June 15, 2023

The power of connection

At the traditional end-of-the-year bonfire for the Green River High School Speech and Debate team, Dan Parson got a surprise.  The bonfire has always been a special time for Parson. He hosts the...

 By Dick Blust    People    June 15, 2023

The Pony Express rides again

This year's Pony Express Re-Ride passed through Sweetwater County right on time Monday, stopping to change riders and horses in Granger at 3 p.m., the Sweetwater County Historical Museum said in a... Full story


Airstream Rally will have economic impact

The 66th Airstream Club International (ACI) Rally at the Sweetwater Events Complex in Rock Springs is attracting a staggering 2,800 Airstream enthusiasts from all corners of the globe. This remarkable event will take place from June 24 through July... Full story

 By Jackie Finch    Sports    June 15, 2023

Green River Knights show up to compete but lose winning streak

After a promising winning streak, the Green River Knights traveled to play a double-header against the Jackson Giants on June 5. The Giants are one of the best teams in the state this year. During...


Overland Stage Stampede Rodeo Results

Total Payout $25,000.00 Place Name Score Amount BAREBACK - total entries 10 1 Tuker Carricato 78 $1275.00 2 Cache Hill 72 $765.00 3 Cache Hill 71 $510.00 BULL RIDING - total entries 19 1 Wesley... Full story

 By Joseph Beaudet    News    June 15, 2023

Lummis, Barrasso critical of debt ceiling bill

SHERIDAN — Sens. John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis, both R-Wyoming, recently discussed the bill that suspended the U.S. debt ceiling and what it’s like to navigate a hostile political environment. Barrasso and Lummis, who both voted against the bi...


DOE awards Wyoming $41M for carbon storage hub

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $40.5 million to the University of Wyoming to advance a "large-scale" commercial carbon storage hub in the southwest corner of the state. It's the latest...

 By Mike Koshmrl    News    June 15, 2023

What's in store for the devastated Wyoming Range Deer Herd?

WYOMING RANGE-At nearly 14% body fat, mule deer F14 was plump in the rump, and expecting two fawns, going into this most recent winter. The 8-year-old doe's dual pregnancy was par for the course -...


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