Articles from the June 15, 2023 edition
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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...
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, 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
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
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
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...
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
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
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...